Free Press Journal
  • Beijing to restrict population to 23 mln to curb traffic owes

    Beijing: China’s national capital Beijing has announced plans to build a new administrative center adjacent to the city to address growing traffic woes while promising to limit its population to 23 million people. The city would speed up construction of a “subsidiary administrative center” while promising to limit its population to 23 million people, an official announcement said here today at a key meeting of the ruling Communist Party of China. During the

  • Paris Hilton

    Paris Hilton gushes about new brother-in-law

    London : Socialite Paris Hilton feels her sister Nicky Hilton and her new husband James Rothschild will be “together forever” because they “make the perfect couple.”  The 34-year-old DJ’s younger sister and her new husband tied the knot in a lavish ceremony at Kensington Palace in London, reported Femalefirst. Asked about their relationship, the blonde beauty said: “I know that they’re going to be together forever and make the perfect couple. I

  • Ulhas Prabhakar, Stock Guru Scam Case

    Stockguru PMLA case: Court summons accused on ED’s complaint

    New Delhi:  Ullas Prabhakar, the main accused in the multi-crore StockGuru scam case, and seven others have been summoned by a Delhi court on a complaint filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged money laundering.  The order came on ED’s complaint in which it alleged that properties in the name of these accused persons were “proceeds of crime” and probe revealed that 2,05,062 investors had invested Rs 493.94 crore in M/s

  • Alastair Cook

    Triumphant Alastair Cook has faith in England’s future

    Cardiff :  England captain Alastair Cook said his new-look team had proved they “could compete with Australia” after they wrapped up a convincing win in the first Ashes Test with more than a day to spare. Yesterday’s 169-run success in Cardiff saw Cook’s men go 1-0 up in the five-match series and was an ideal way for England to mark their first match under new Australian coach Trevor Bayliss. Australia, set what

  • Iker Casillas

    End of an era as Iker Casillas leaves Real Madrid for FC Porto

    Madrid :  Real Madrid’s emblematic captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas is set to leave the club for FC Porto after 25 years during which he won everything in the game with the Spanish giants. “Real Madrid and FC Porto have agreed the transfer of Iker Casillas to the Portuguese club,” Real Madrid said in astatement yesterday after three days of intense negotiations. At 34 years Casillas leaves a club with which he

  • Michael Clarke

    Beaten Michael Clarke seeks solace in World Cup example

    Cardiff : Australia captain Michael Clarke said the way his side bounced back at the World Cup after their defeat by New Zealand should encourage them following a crushing loss in the first Ashes Test. England beat Australia by 169 runs with more than a day to spare in Cardiff yesterday to go 1-0 up in the five-match series. Australia, set a mammoth 412 for victory, were dismissed for 242 in their

  • Dowry

    Court refuses to discharge husband, in-laws in dowry case

    New Delhi:  A sessions court here has refused  to discharge the husband and in-laws of a woman of cruelty charges in a domestic violence case, saying a prima facie case is made out against them. Special judge Rajneesh Kumar Gupta dismissed the revision petition of the woman’s husband, his mother, two brothers and a sister, challenging the framing of charges under sections 498A (cruelty to woman), read with 34 (common intention) of

  • Rape case

    HC junks PIL seeking marital rape be made criminal offence

    New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a PIL challenging a provision in the penal law which does not consider as rape sexual intercourse of a man with his minor wife, noting that a similar matter is pending for consideration before the apex court. “Since the Supreme Court is already seized with the issue, we are not inclined to entertain this writ petition. The same is disposed of,” a

  • Boko Haram

    Boko Haram attacks kill 17 in Chad, Nigeria

    N’Djamena:  A Boko Haram suicide bombing in a crowded market in Chad’s capital has killed 15 people, just days after the militant group claimed a previous bombing in the city that left 38 people dead. The attack in N’Djamena, by a man disguised as a woman in a full-face veil, came after a botched bombing in the capital of Nigeria’s Borno state, Maiduguri, which killed two pedestrians.

  • South Korea, Army

    South Korea fires warning shots at North soldiers

    Seoul: South Korean troops fired warning shots at North Korean soldiers who intruded on the buffer zone marking their heavily armed border, Seoul said today, in the first such skirmish this year.  The incident occurred this morning when 10 North Korean soldiers crossed the border of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, which remain technically at war, the South’s defence ministry said. But the brief intrusion near Cheorwon, northeast of Seoul,

  • Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza

    Sania Mirza seals historic Wimbledon crown with Martina Hingis

    London:  Indian tennis star Sania Mirza scripted history by becoming the first from the country to win a women’s doubles Grand Slam trophy as she lifted theWimbledon title with Swiss partner Martina Hingis after a stunning come-from-behind triumph, here.  Twelve years after turning Pro, 28-year-old Sania laid hands on her first women’s doubles Major title when she andHingis battled past the second seeded Russian team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7

  • Uma Bharti eats her words, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan is a better CM!

    New Delhi : Barely a week after a barrage of accusations questioning his role in the Vyapam scam, Union minister Uma Bharti has now showered praises on the Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Uma not only gave a clean chit to Shivraj but claimed he was a better CM than her. ‘He has more patience than me’, remarked the minister in a television interview.

  • Lalit Modi

    Lalit claims no ed notice yet

    New Delhi : Absconding IPL founder Lalit Modi on Saturday taunted the Enforcement Directorate for not serving the much publicised so-called notice to him to present himself before it within three weeks for probe into alleged money-laundering.

  • Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra

    Ipl verdict on Tuesday

    SC-appointed panel will pronounce quantum of punishment on Meiyappan and Raj Kundra

  • Narendra Modi shakes hands with Nawaz Sharif

    pak minister warns india, rebuilds chill

    The so-called thaw in Indo-Pak relations gets stuck in rhetoric again with Pak minister making an aggressive statement .