Free Press Journal
  • 831 CISF women personnel deployed in Delhi Metro: Govt

    New Delhi: A total of 831 women CISF personnel have been deployed in the Delhi Metro to help and assist female passengers, the Parliament was informed today. “At present 831 women CISF personnel are deployed to help women commuters (in Delhi Metro). Frisking of women passengers is done by women CISF personnel,” Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has deployed male and female staff at various

  • NIA chief quizzes captured Pak militant

    Jammu: NIA chief Sharad Kumar today flew into Jammu to interrogate LeT’s Pakistani militant Mohammed Naved Yakub, captured after an attack on a BSF bus last week. Soon after arriving here at 1130 hours, Kumar reached the Joint Interrogation Centre (JIC) at Miran Sahib on the outskirts of the city where he interrogated the militant, sources said. At 1310 hours, he left for the scene of the encounter in Udhampur district that left two BSF personnel and a terrorist dead. In a

  • Ed Sheeran Tattoos

    Ed Sheeran plans more and bigger tattoos

    London: Singer Ed Sheeran, who left fans stunned when he unveiled an enormous lion tattoo on his chest, now wants to get even bigger tattoos leaving just his face, neck and hands free of inking. The “Thinking out loud” singer wants to get his entire body covered with tattoos leaving out his face, neck and hands, confirms his tattoo artist Kevin Paul, according to The Sun newspaper, reports “Ed is nowhere near

  • Maintain separate register on implementation of projects:Harish Rawat

    Dehrdaun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked officials to maintain a separate register containing details of the implementation of projects announced by him and come prepared to review meetings. Chairing a meeting here yesterday to review progress made on implementation of his announcements for Gangolihat, Kapkot and Bageshwar constituencies, Rawat said details of roads and bridges projects announced be entered into a separate register and officials should keep studying it periodically to update themselves about their status. It will help them come

  • Rocket, Syria

    Deadly rocket fire hits Syrian capital

    Damascus: At least one person was killed in a barrage of rebel rocket fire on the Syrian capital Damascus today, state media reported. “A number of citizens, including a woman, were killed and others were injured… by terrorist shelling of residential neighbourhoods in Damascus,” state television said in a breaking news alert. It also reported material damage in the heavy rocket fire, but gave no further details on casualties. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based

  • Gold

    Gold regains Rs 26,000 mark, zooms Rs 600 per ten gram

    New Delhi: Gold prices soared by Rs 600, its biggest one-day surge this year, to trade at its highest level in more than three weeks at Rs 26,000 per ten grams today, tracking uptrend in the global bullion market and on a seasonal pick up in demand from jewellers and retailers.

  • Father arrested for sexually abusing daughter

    Madurai: A 52-year-old man was arrested on charges of sexually abusing his minor daughter for the last few years, police said today. Arumugam, father of three daughters, had married off his two daughters and was living with wife, a 10 year-old son and a 15-year old daughter. He used to sexually abuse her for the last few years when his wife leaves home for working in a paper recycling unit. Childline officials said the girl did not realise what she was being subjected

  • Single penny

    Single penny could buy over 3 hours of thought!

    London : A penny could in theory purchase 3 hours, 7 minutes and 30 seconds of thought based on basic calculations, according to a new UK study that examined the energy and cost required to run a human brain.

  • Aerobic exercise

    Aerobic exercise can reduce daytime sleep disorder

    Washington: Aerobic exercise can help alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed individuals, according to a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist.

  • Amit Shah

    Shah blames Mamata for lack of development in Bengal

    Kolkata: Asserting that central schemes alone would not bring development, BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday hit out at the Mamata Banerjee government for what he termed its failure to create a conducive environment in West Bengal. Raking up the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam as well as bomb explosions in the state, Shah criticised the state government on a day when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to meet Prime Minister Narendra

  • Tom Hardy

    Tom Hardy to produce film on ‘100 Bullets’ comic series

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor Tom Hardy is on board to produce the feature film adaptation of “100 Bullets” comic series along with New Line. The “Mad Max: Fury Road” actor is producing with an eye to star in the adaptation of the acclaimed comic by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, said The Hollywood Reporter. Hardy, 37, will produce with Dean Baker under their Hardy Son & Baker production banner.

  • Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C infection may fuel heart disease risk

    Washington: People infected with the hepatitis C virus are not only at the risk for liver damage, they may also have a higher heart disease risk, a new study has claimed.

  • Shahid Kapoor

    Shahid yet to confirm on Vikramaditya Motwane’s next

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is yet to give his nod for director Vikramaditya Motwane’s next film, which revolves around a movie star’s tryst with stardom. There is a buzz that Motwane had approached actor Saif Ali Khan for his next but he kept him waiting and asked the director to alter the script.

  • bhumi

    I’ve never starved myself for weight loss: Bhumi Pednekar

    New Delhi: Unlike her contemporaries, who went on a strict diet regime to shed those extra kilos, “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” actress Bhumi Pednekar says she never starved herself to get rid of her fuller figure. The Mumbai-born actress, who lost 27 kgs since last December, said she thoroughly enjoyed her weight loss journey. “The journey of shedding weight was tough but the only good thing was it did not take a toll

  • kabaddi

    Kabaddi is going to be big in Poland by 2016: Michael Spiczko

    Bengaluru: Polish Kabaddi player Michael Spiczko, who is a member of Bengaluru Bulls team, today said by next year this ancient Indian sport would become a huge rage in his country because of the game’s ever-growing popularity.

  • Maggi

    Nestles damage claim can go beyond Rs 640 cr: Government

    New Delhi: The damage claim from first of its kind class action suit against Nestle India is likely to go beyond Rs 640 crore as the government is “tabulating further damages” for selling “defective and hazardous” Maggi noodles. Yesterday, the Consumer Affairs Ministry had flied a case before the consumer forum NCDRC seeking Rs 284.45 crore in basic damages and another Rs 355.50 crore in punitive damages totalling Rs 639.95 crore from the

  • Sexual Harassment at work

    Sexual harassment panel can recommend transfer of accused:Govt

    New Delhi: A committee set up to redress complaints of victims of sexual harassment at workplace can recommend transfer of the charged officer or grant leave to the affected woman upto three months, the government told Parliament today. Minister of State for the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) Jitendra Singh said instructions have been issued by his department vide an Office Memorandum of November 27, 2014 regarding Alignment of Service Rules with the sexual harassment of women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition

  • Michael Platini

    Creation of FIFA Reform Committee an important step: Michael Platini

    Nyon (Switzerland): European football’s governing body UEFA president Michel Platini referred to the creation of the FIFA Reform Committee as an important step in the introduction of structural changes to the global football federation.

  • Ford Figo Aspire

    Ford launches Figo Aspire at Rs 4.9 lakh – 8.24 lakh

    New Delhi: Ford India today launched Figo Aspire priced between Rs 4.90 lakh and Rs 8.24 lakh (ex-showroom price Delhi) to take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Honda in the fast growing compact sedan segment. The Figo Aspire will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options.