Free Press Journal
  • One direction

    Liam Payne reaches out to Zayn Malik

    London: Liam Payne thanked Zayn Malik as One Direction celebrated five years together as a group this week. While Malik quit the group earlier this year, Payne still made a point of acknowledging his part in making them so successful since they were first formed on “The X Factor”, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

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    ‘American Psycho’ musical officially coming to Broadway

    Los Angeles: Actor Christian Bale-starrer psychological thriller “American Psycho” will be adapted for a Broadway musical. The stage musical version of Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 novel will begin performances at a to-be-named Shubert theatre on Broadway on February 19, 2016, in anticipation of a March 21 opening, reported Entertainment Weekly. Benjamin Walker, best known as the titular President in “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”, will play murderous investment banker Patrick Bateman in the stage adaptation. The production made its world premiere in London in

  • Pluto Heart

    NASA identifies haze, flowing Ice on Pluto

    Washington DC: NASA’s New Horizons mission has made surprising new discovery, and found haze and flowing ice on Pluto. John Grunsfeld, NASA’s associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate said that with flowing ices, exotic surface chemistry, mountain ranges, and vast haze, Pluto was showing a diversity of planetary geology that was truly thrilling.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal running ‘kitty party’ govt in Delhi: Barkha Shukla

    New Delhi: Former Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chief Barkha Shukla Singh on Saturday claimed that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is not at all serious about ‘women safety’ issues and is running a ‘kitty party’ government in the capital.

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    Heavy rains cause flood like situation in Madhya Pradesh

    Bhopal: A flood like situation has been created in Vidisha, Raisen, Shajapur, Harda, Betul and Sehore districts of Madhya Pardesh, owing to incessant rainfall since Thursday. As per reports, two women were swept away in the flood like situation in Rajgarh district.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi Wrong On Tamil Nadu Unemployment Claims

    That was Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi talking about Tamil Nadu’s unemployed youth. A look at Census data and unemployment data from the labour ministry proves him wrong on both counts:

  • General Dalbir Singh

    Army chief pays homage at war memorial on Kargil Vijay Diwas

    Jammu: Army chief General Dalbir Singh on Saturday paid tributes to the Kargil war martyrs at a memorial in Jammu and Kashmir’s Dras sector on Saturday. The General laid a wreath at the war memorial and remembered the country’s war heroes. The Kargil War was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place between May and July 1999 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil District and elsewhere along the Line of Control (LOC). The conflict,

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton runs into rough weather over emails

    Washington: Democratic 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton ran into a new political storm over the use of a private server for sending official emails with reports suggesting that some emailed material contained classified information. The inspector general for the intelligence community had informed US Congress that some material emailed from the former secretary of state’s private server contained classified information, but it was not identified that way, CNN reported.

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    Google doodle marks 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games

    New Delhi: Google doodle is celebrating the 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games, which starts today and will run till 2nd August in Los Angeles. In the animated doodle, athletes are seen stretching, lifting weights, swimming and kicking soccer balls. The Special Olympics World Games are an international sporting competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities, organized by Special Olympics, and this year’s event will witness 6,500 athletes representing over 160 countries, along with 30,000 volunteers.

  • Maoists Attacks

    Maoists torch 30 vehicles in Jharkhand

    Ranchi: Maoists torched 30 vehicles of the Central Coalfield Limited (CCL) engaged in mining work in Jharkhand’s Bokaro district, police said on Saturday. More than 100 Maoists on Friday night raided the CCL project site at Bermo area of the district, some 130 km from Ranchi. After thrashing the security men and asking them to leave, Maoists set on fire the vehicles. Police have launched an operation to nab them. Maoists are active in

  • Robinho

    Robinho eyes titles for Guangzhou Evergrande

    Rio de Janeiro: Robinho has expressed his desire to win silverware with his new club Guangzhou Evergrande. The Brazil international forward signed a six-month deal with the Chinese Super League club last week after parting ways with Santos in June, reported Xinhua news agency. He joins compatriots Elkeson, Ricardo Goulart, Alan, Rene Junior and Paulinho in the squad of Brazil’s 2002 World Cup winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.

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    UN concerned about Greece refugee situation

    United Nations: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that it was extremely concerned about the situation in Greece, which has been hosting more than 100,000 refugees this year, said a spokesperson at a daily news briefing. “The country is experiencing real hardship, and the situation is continuing to deteriorate. The agency said that in some situations, local volunteers and tourists were doing more for refugees than the Greek authorities,” said Eri Kaneko, UN

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    China lodges protest with Japan for hosting Taiwan leader

    Beijing: China has voiced its grave concern and strong dissatisfaction over Japan’s decision to host former Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui, saying he is a “splittist” who opposes integration of Taiwan with mainland. “Lee Teng-hui is a stubborn Taiwan splittist,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said in a statement yesterday. Despite stern representations from China, Japan assisted Lee’s visit and his involvement in Taiwan separatist activities, said Lu.

  • Naomi Campbell

    Naomi Campbell joins ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’?

    Los Angeles: Supermodel Naomi Campbell is reportedly the latest star to join “American Horror Story: Hotel”. Campbell, 45, has been cast as a fashion editor who becomes a potential victim, as she “pays the ultimate price for her critiques”, according to E! online. She will share scenes with Lady Gaga and Angela Bassett. Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Max Greenfield, Kathy Bates, Emma Roberts, Finn Wittrock, Matt Bomer, Wes Bentley, Chloe Sevigny and Cheyenne Jackson are among some of the other stars involved in

  • jamie king

    Jaime King, Kyle Newman name son Leo Thames

    Los Angeles: Sin City actress Jaime King and her husband, director Kyle Newman has named their second child Leo Thames Newman. The 39-year-old “Hart of Dixie” star took to photo-sharing mobile application Instagram to reveal the name. “Kyle and I named our second son Leo Thames Newman,” she wrote. Earlier, Newman, who directed Taylor Swift’s music video “Style”, welcomed the child by sharing the news. “He’s arrived! So happy to welcome our new baby boy into the world. Born July 16th! Mom

  • Amarnath Yatra

    2 minors killed as cloudburst hits Amarnath yatra base camp

    Srinagar: At least two minors have been killed and 10 others injured following a cloudburst in Baltal near the base camp of Amarnath Yatra in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, a police official said today. “Two bodies of minors were found in the wee hours today which include a girl, aged 13 and a boy, aged 12. At least 10 others have sustained injuries and 11 have gone missing,” the official said. The cloudburst occurred late last night. “Cloudburst struck near Baltal base

  • TUNISIA-POLITICS-ASSEMBLY

    Tunisian parliament adopts new anti-terror law

    Tunis: The Tunisian parliament has adopted a new “anti-terror” law overnight aimed at beefing up powers to confront a jihadist threat following deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group. The law was adopted after three days of debate by 174 members of parliament with ten abstentions and no votes against, according to an AFP tally. The president of the assembly, Mohamed Ennaceur, called the passing of the law an “historic” moment and said it would “reassure” the nation’s citizens.

  • Usain Bolt

    Usain Bolt bounces back with 100 metre win in London

    London: Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt made an impressive return to competition with a win in the 100 metres at the Diamond League meet here. Bolt, hampered by injury for much of this year, prevailed in his first competitive heat in six weeks with a time of 9.87 seconds on the same track at the London Olympic Stadium where he delivered three gold-medal-winning performances during the 2012 Games.

  • Yakub Memon

    Don’t communalize justice

    A needless controversy has been raked up by the posthumous publication of an article by a senior RAW Officer, B. Raman, regarding the award of death sentence to the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon. Raman claims he had `not an iota of doubt’ about Yakub’s involvement and under normal circumstances he would have deserved death penalty. But because he had, upon his return from Pakistan, helped the authorities further unravel the

  • BCCI seeks ‘no conflict of interest’ undertaking

    New Delhi : In a bid to repair the dented image of the sport, the BCCI has notified all board members to sign an undertaking declaring that they do not have ‘conflict of interest’ while holding functionary po-sts in their respective cricket associations.