Free Press Journal
  • Transgenders

    Bengal to launch helpline for transgenders

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government is planning to launch a helpline and start sex reassignment surgery (SRS) facilities in state-run hospitals for transgenders, a member of the state’s Transgender Development Board said on Saturday.

  • Typhoon

    Over a mln people evacuated as ‘Chan-Hom’ hits Chinese coast

    Beijing: Over a million people have been evacuated and hundreds of flights were cancelled as typhoon Chan-Hom made landfall today in the eastern China, bringing severe winds and heavy rainfall to Zhejiang and neighbouring provinces.

  • bahubali

    ‘Baahubali…’ makes Rs.60 crore, turns highest opener

    Mumbai/Chennai:  Filmmaker S.S Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali: The Beginning”, the first part in a two-part war drama, has grossed approximately Rs.60 crore on its release day worldwide and filmmaker Karan Johar believes the film has emerged as “the highest opener ever”.

  • ‘Bhar Do Jholi Meri’ get legal notice on lyrics rights

    Karachi: EMI Pakistan has send a legal notice to Salman Khan’s upcoming movie ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ claiming that it’s recently released song ‘Bhar Do Jholi’ by Adnan Sami didn’t acquire the rights from them to use the popular qawali.

  • Bayern Munich -

    Bayern fans unhappy about Schweinsteiger exit

    Munich: Bayern Munich fans seem to be the only ones who are not amused by the reported transfer of Bavarian icon Bastian Schweinsteiger.

  • Georginio Wijnaldum

    PSV midfielder Wijnaldum moves to Newcastle

    Newcastle: PSV Eindhoven captain Georginio Wijnaldum signed a five-year deal with Newcastle United FC, becoming the English football club’s third most expensive player in history.

  • Muhammad Hafeez

    Under-scanner Hafeez shines for Pakistan

    Dambulla (Sri Lanka): Mohammad Hafeez shrugged off concerns about his bowling action and claimed four wickets as Pakistan kept Sri Lanka down to 255-8 in the first One-day International here today. Hafeez, who was reported for a suspect action during the preceding Test series and underwent tests in Chennai last week, took the field only because he is allowed to play till the results are declared.

  • Zimbabwe Cricket

    Indians eye more dominant show against sprightly Zimbabwe

    Harare: Pushed to the brink before managing a narrow win in the opening ODI, India will have to quickly sort out its middle-order batting woes when it takes on a spirited Zimbabwe in the second one-dayer here tomorrow.

  • IIT campus

    IIT upholds decision to expel students; Parents mull action

    Roorkee: With IIT Roorkee deciding not to revoke the recent expulsion of 73 of its students for under- performance, their parents and guardians are now contemplating to either move court or approach the Union Ministry of Human Resource for justice.

  • Suu Kyi’s party to contest Myanmar polls

    Nay Pyi Taw: The National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, decided to contest the upcoming general elections in Myanmar slated for November 8.

  • prince philip

    Prince Philip loses patience with photographer

    London: Queen Elizabeth II’s 94-year-old husband Prince Philip was caught on camera losing patience with a photographer during events to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Duke of Edinburgh is well-known for his outbursts and gaffes and this time it was a photographer who was in his firing line.

  • Lakshadweep islands

    Indulge into the exotic islands of Lakshadweep

    Lakshadweep in Malayalam means ‘a hundred thousand islands’. It is the smallest Union Territory of India. Out of all the islands only ten are inhabited which are Agatti, Amini, Andrott, Bitra, Chetlat, Kadmat, Kalpeni, Kavaratti, Kiltan, Bangaram and Minicoy. Being a fully fledged natural destination, you will find various species of marine life.

  • MPPEB

    Vyapam: Why no action against mantrani & minister’s wife

    Bhopal: Report about mention of a “‘mantrani’ and a minister’s wife” by a key accused in the Vyapam scam today gave fresh ammuntion to the Congress in its attack againt ruling BJP in MP, as it alleged that STF acted in a pick-and-choose manner due to presseure by government.

  • drugs seized

    Two held with drugs worth Rs.25 lakh at IGI

    New Delhi: Two Tanzanian nationals, including an international drug peddler, were arrested at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here with 24.5 kg of drugs worth Rs.25 lakh in the international market, the CISF said on Saturday.

  • pune smart city

    Finally a smart Pune

    Pune is named as one of the 100 ‘Smart Cities’ the current government plans to give the citizens. FPJ Correspondent reports.