Free Press Journal
  • Lack of toilet forces bride to leave in-laws’ home

    Patna: Lack of toilet facilities compelled a newly-wed woman in Bihar village to leave her in-laws house and return to her parents home, an official said on Thursday.  “Hours after the marriage was solemnised on Wednesday, Puja Kumari, a 10th pass, was shocked to know that there was no toilet in the house. Puja told her husband that she will not leave her parents home unless he built a toilet,” a district

  • JPCC criticises Jharkhand govt for transfers

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) today criticized the state government headed by chief minister Raghuvar Das for “breaking all records” in transfer-posting of bureaucrats and government officials in the state. BJP had been criticizing the previous government headed by Hemant Soren over the transfer-posting of government officials and bureaucrats but it has broken all records on this count, former Jharkhand Agriculture Minister in the Soren-led Cabinet, Banna Gupta said.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Advani fears of Emergency situation in Bihar, Nitish supports him

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today supported the concern of BJP patriarch L K Advani that Emergency-like situation could emerge again and said that Bihar was “facing it on a daily basis”. “Advani is among the senior-most leaders of BJP and his concerns should be considered seriously. As far as Emergency-like situation is concerned, we are facing it here on a daily basis,” Kumar said.

  • Arvind kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal supports L K Advani’s remark on Emergency

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday supported veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani’s statement in which he had not ruled out an Emergency- like situation in the country again.  “Advani ji is correct in saying that Emergency can’t be ruled out. Is Delhi their first experiment,” Kejriwal asked in a tweet.  In an interview to the Indian Express ahead of the 40th anniversary of the Emergency, the veteran leader had

  • Airbus

    Airbus to increase India sourcing to $2-bn by 2020

    Paris: Bullish on India as a market place as well as a manufacturing hub, leading aircraft maker Airbus today said it has begun sourcing components for almost all its jets from the country and aims to take its cumulative sourcing from there to USD 2 billion in the next five years. Showering fulsome praise for the Modi government’s Make in India campaign, Airbus said it’s making a large number of products in the

  • Alec Baldwin

    Alec Baldwin welcomes his second child Rafael Thomas Baldwin

    Los Angeles: Actor Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Baldwin have welcomed their second child, Rafael Thomas Baldwin. The actor’s 31-year-old yoga instructor wife announced the birth of their son on Instagram, by posting an image of the baby’s tiny hand on the photo-sharing website.

  • Urine Test, Blood Test

    Blood, urine tests can guage genetic risk for prostrate cancer

    New York: A simple blood or urine test may identify men with an elevated, genetically inherited risk for prostate cancer, according to a new large-scale study. Scientists at the University of California – San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente Northern California compared 7,783 men with prostate cancer to 38,595 men without the disease.

  • Google-i-o_Sunil Pichai

    Google I/O: Determining the future of the Android OS

    In the world of smartphone OS, Christmas comes twice a year, the first one of course is Apple’s Developer Con, and the second (and probably more well attended) Google I/O. In the words of Google, “Google I/O is for developers, the creative coders who are creating what’s next. Each year we explore the latest in tech, mobile and beyond.” Quite simple, isn’t it? Much like the operating system that Google calls its own. Google

  • We are improving our defence in Penalty Corners: Sreejesh

    Antwerp (Belgium) : Gearing up for the FIH World League Semi-Final, Indian men team’s goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been working extra hours to strengthen his skills in cutting down opponents’ chance of scoring through penalty corners. “In a fast-paced game and with the new rules, penalty corners have become goal-scoring opportunities. Everything happens in a fraction of a second and one bad reaction in the penalty corner can take the match away from you. Goalkeepers

  • Jacques Kallis

    MCL has got all ingredients to be a successful tourney: Jacques Kallis

    Dubai: Legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis is excited to be a part of the newly-launched Masters Champions League (MCL) as he feels that it has “all ingreditents” to become a successful venture. “I think it is a fantastic initiative. It’s got all the ingredients to be a very successful tournament. The guys are super excited about it. We can’t wait for it to start,” said Kallis, who is now a mentor with IPL team

  • FiiO X3 2nd Gen Portable Music Player

    FiiO X3 2nd Gen Portable Music Player

    Origin Marketing Private Limited announced the arrival of the FiiO X3 2nd Gen Portable Music Player in India. The player will be launched at a price of Rs. 14,599 and will be available for purchase at leading retail and e-tail stores shortly. The X3 is the heart of FiiO’s selection of high resolution digital music players, now in its 2nd generation with all new updated circuitry and exterior design.

  • Holii Tango Bag

    Dazzle with Hollii’s new Tango range

    Great craftsmanship comes alive in a Holii bag. In a market saturated with fashion from the West, Holii marks the entry of a strong, unique voice, with its decided India inspired designs. As women experiment and fuse different elements in her look, Holii gives them the handbag that will complement their fusion approach to fashion.

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    Sennheiser Urbanite: The headphone for the urban jungle

    Connected to the sound, walking without a care in the world. You know who we’re talking about, don’t you? You see them in the street. They’re young, energetic and full of life. Some of them are students, others entrepreneurs on their way to the next Wi-Fi hotspot. Their headsets, like them come in all shapes and forms. Wraparounds, in-ears and even supra-aural, these headsets are a sign of our connected times. The brands, displayed

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    Lalitgate: Congress questions PM’s silence, says he too is liable

    New Delhi: Congress today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his “silence” on the Lalitgate, saying he should come out of his ‘meditation’ and answer the nation as he too is “liable”. It is ordinance raj. All mantris have become tantris. One minister, what he or she eats, drinks, where they go. The Prime Minister knows everything. But he is unaware when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was talking to UK authorities on Lalit Modi’s

  • Stanislas Wawrinka

    Stan Wawrinka knocked out at Queen’s tournament

    London : French Open champion Stan Wawrinka joins the list of the tennis stars to be knocked out of the Queen’s Club tournament as Kevin Anderson defeated him in the second round of the Aegon Championships. The second seed player struggled against Anderson’s stunning tennis display, crashing to a 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (13-11) defeat, the BBC reported. Jubilant with his victory, the South African said that the victory meant as a lot to him

  • Josip Drmic

    Monchengladbach sign Leverkusen striker Josip Drmic

    Berlin: Switzerland international Josip Drmic has joined German football club Borussia Monchengladbach from Bayer Leverkusen. Monchengladbach reinforced their offense with the signing of Leverkusen striker Drmic, who on Wednesday penned four-year deal, until June 2014, with the “Foals”, reports Xinhua.  “We were interested in signing Josip Drmic last year. However, back then he opted for Leverkusen. We are now very pleased that we finally sealed the deal. Josip is fast and a

  • 81-ft Sikh military emblem a hit among tourists

    Anandpur Sahib: An 81-feet Sikh military emblem in this Punjab town is quite a hit among the devotees and tourists, officials said on Thursday. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal accompanied by his daughter-in-law and union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur on Wednesday unfurled the recently installed 81-foot ‘Khanda’ (double-edged sword) at Panja Piara Park.  The 42-feet high and 18-feet wide stainless steel ‘Khanda’, weighing three tonnes, was installed on a 39-feet high

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    Man held for killing wife

    Jajpur (Odisha): A 48-year-old man was arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death with a stick at Shyamsundarpur village in Jajpur district, police said today. Lalmohan Swain, a truck driver, committed the crime following heated arguments between the two over food served by his wife, Tuni (43), for dinner on Monday night. The brother of the deceased filed an FIR with the Jenapur police station on Tuesday and Swain was arrested yesterday. Tuni had married Lalmohan around

  • Two killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Ramban

    Banihal (J&K): Two persons were today killed when the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The incident took place in the morning when the vehicle was on its way to Jammu from Srinagar and fell into a gorge at Pantiyal area, police said. Two persons, including the driver of the vehicle, died on
    the spot, they said. The