Free Press Journal
  • Jitender Singh Tomar

    Tomar’s police custody extended by four days

    New Delhi: A court here on Monday extended by four days police custody of Delhi’s former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar who has been arrested in a fake degree case.

  • Earthquake

    Nepal reopens 6 heritage sites for public after deadly quakes

    Bhaktapur: Nepal today reopened six heritage sites, including the famed Pashupathinath temple, for the public in a bid to woo tourists back, nearly two months after deadly earthquakes severely damaged some of the country’s historic cultural sites and killed nearly 9,000 people.

  • 5 killed in twin blasts in Chad

    N’Djamena: At least 25 people were killed and dozens of others injured on Monday in two suicide blasts in the capital city of the central African nation of Chad.

  • Queen used to mimic Thatcher, mock her accent: book

    London: Queen Elizabeth II used to do impersonations of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, mocked her accent and referred to her as “that woman” to Commonwealth leaders, a new book has claimed. There have long been claims about tensions between the Queen and Thatcher during her time in Downing Street and a new book by Dean Palmer has put the spotlight on the rapport between the two most powerful women in recent

  • Your pet cat may give you schizophrenia

    Washington: Scientists have discovered that a parasite found in most cats can cause mental disorders, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, in humans. Researchers at the Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI) in the US analysed data collected from two previous studies regarding a possible connection between the development of schizophrenia and childhood cat ownership.

  • Jeb Bush ready to declare he is running for president

    Washington: With his campaign logo ready, Jeb Bush is set to make his big announcement today, formally adding his name to the crowded Republican field for the 2016 US presidential election.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul’s ‘Chaupal’ witnesses heated exchange of words in Chattisgarh

    Korba (C’garh): Chhattisgarh Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel and former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi today indulged in a heated exchange of words in front of the party Vice President Rahul Gandhi during a ‘chaupal’ (meetings) in Madanpur village here.

  • UK school bans girls from wearing short skirts

    London,: An all-girls school in the UK has banned senior students from wearing short skirts, instructing them to wear “sober” suits and minimal makeup in bid to keep the pupils “committed to learning”. St Margaret’s School, a 28,500 pounds-a-year boarding school in Bushey, Hertfordshire, has banned A-level students from wearing short skirts.

  • Rohan Bopanna

    Bopanna delighted to win Stuttgart Open

    Stuttgart, June 15 (IANS) After clinching the men’s doubles title at the Stuttgart Open with Romanian partner Florin Mergea, Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna said it was the perfect platform to warm-up for the lone grass court Major, Wimbledon, which starts on June 29.

  • Virat Kohli

    Kohli drops out of top-10 Test rankings

    Dubai: A day after India dropped a place to be fourth in Test rankings, their captain Virat Kohli also slipped a position to be 11th in the batsman rankings of the five-day game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday.

  • Sunil Chhetri

    Chhetri back as captain as India aim for full points

    Hagatna (Guam): In keeping with coach Stephen Constantine’s new rotational captaincy policy, prolific striker Sunil Chhetri has been handed the armband as India aim for full points against a motivated Guam in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers here tomorrow. While India went down 1-2 after a spirited fight to higher-ranked Oman in their previous preliminary joint qualification round 2, Guam created history with an upset solitary goal win over Turkmenistan.

  • Exams

    SC cancels AIPMT 2015, orders fresh examination in 4 weeks

    New Delhi: In a verdict that will affect nearly 6.3 lakh students, the Supreme Court today cancelled the All India Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) 2015 and ordered a fresh test within four weeks saying that the examination has become a “suspect” and there “cannot be any compromise at any cost”.

  • MCA voters’ list faulty, says ex-office bearer Mandrekar

    Mumbai: With the highly politicised biennial elections of the Mumbai Cricket Association round the corner, one of the voting club’s representative has termed the voters’ list as faulty as it contained clubs which no longer exist.

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia meet Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is said to have advised them to avoid confrontation and resolve all issues with the Centre and the LG amicably through cooperation. The advice came when Kejriwal told the Home Minister about the difficulties being faced by the Delhi government in the wake of the ongoing tussle with LG Najeeb Jung over transfer

  • Jitender-Singh-Tomar

    Narendra Tomar meets Kazakh delegation to ‘mine out’ areas for collaboration

    New Delhi: One month ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Union Minister of Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar, met a delegation from Kazakhstan, led by Minister of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan, Asset Issekeshev, at the Udyog Bhawan here on Monday.

  • Kangana Ranaut

    KANGANA GOT SHOOTING!

    Nikhil Advani is known to be a perfectionist at his work and this was evident from a recent incident revealed by the director himself. For one of the scenes, Kangana was required to shoot Imran. In order to keep it authentic, the director made sure the actress actually shot the scene herself. Confirming the news, director Nikhil said, “One of my favourite scenes in the film is one in which Kangana’s character

  • ACB gives confidential report to HC in Maharashtra irrigation scam

    Mumbai: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today submitted to the Bombay High Court a confidential progress report in a sealed cover about its probe into the alleged irregularities in the multi-crore-rupee irrigation scam in Maharashtra. The report was submitted by Acting Advocate General Anil Singh to a bench headed by Justice Naresh Patil which was hearing a public interest litigation filed by Mayank Gandhi, an Aam Aadmi Party leader, and others, alleging irregularities into

  • Jacqueline Fernandez back with a Bang!

    After the riveting success of HOUSEFULL 2 and MURDER 2, Jacqueline Fernandez celebrated a hat trick with KICK, her third 100-crore grossing film. She immediately graduated to the big league and was cast opposite Ranbir Kapoor in ROY, which also went on to do encouraging business at the box office.