Free Press Journal
  • Mirwaiz Umar farooq

    Hurriyat appeals to India, Pak to observe ceasefire at LoC

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today expressed concern over the increase in hostilities between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control and appealed to both the nations to observe immediate ceasefire to stop killing of innocent people.

  • Vyapam scam

    BJP tells Cong to do “self introspection” on MP polls debacle

    New Delhi: Buoyed by its success in the Madhya Pradesh civic body polls, where the BJP won eight out of 10 civic bodies despite the Vyapam scam heat, the party today asked Congress leadership to do “self introspection,” while terming the victory as one for politics of development. “The success of BJP is an indication of the development politics… We would like to say Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul

  • BJP Logo

    BJP may give away only 80 seats in Bihar

    Patna: The BJP may not give away more than 70 to 80 assembly seats to its allies in Bihar though the latter are pitching their demands high, party sources said on Sunday.

  • Saif Ali Khan turns 45, says ageing does not scare him

    Mumbai: As he celebrates his 45th birthday today, Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan says he isn’t scared of getting older and loves being his age. “Age doesn’t scare me at all. I love being 45 it is a great age,” Saif told PTI. He is going to have a quiet birthday with his family.

  • BCCI

    BCCI ad-hoc committee to visit Patna on Tuesday

    Mumbai: The newly-formed ad-hoc committee set up by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for Bihar will visit Patna on Tuesday, said an official here.

  • Digvijay Singh

    PM should tweet about Vyapam & other key issues: Digvijay

    Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should “break his silence” over Vyapam scam and other controversial issues involving BJP ministers and write about these matters on the microblogging site-Twitter. Singh said this hours after Modi tweeted about BJP’s impressive performance in Madhya Pradesh municipal elections, in which the saffron party won eight out of ten civic bodies. “He (Modi) was prompt and quick on tweeting over the

  • Narendra Modi

    Indian expats elated over Modi’s upcoming Dubai speech

    Abu Dhabi:  The Indian community in the UAE is full of enthusiasm to see, hear and cheer Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he delivers his public address at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday.

  • Arms recovered

    Bomb-making material seized in Kolkata

    Kolkata: In a major haul, the CID on Sunday seized a huge amount of bomb-making chemicals from a warehouse in Kolkata, police said.

  • Akshay’s ‘Oops’ moment while filming ‘Housefull 3’

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar has done many death-defying stunts in movies, but there are times when the action star makes mistakes too. Without having any qualms about it, Akshay shared a blooper while shooting for his next film “Housefull 3”.

  • Landslide

    One confirmed dead, 63 missing in China landslide

    Beijing: One person was killed and 63 others were reported missing after a landslide on August 12 hit a mining company in northwest China’s Shaanxi province, rescue officials confirmed on Sunday.

  • Naveen Patnaik

    Odisha assembly session to be a stormy affair

    Bhubaneswar: The monsoon session of Odisha assembly beginning on August 18 is likely to be a stormy affair as the opposition Congress and BJP are all set to corner the Naveen Patnaik government over Brahma Paribartan mess and deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

  • Housing.com acquires HomeBuy360 for USD 2 million

    Mumbai: To rapidly expand its portfolio and reach, property portal Housing has acquired HomeBuy360, a cloud-based sales lifecycle management platform that connects developers, agents and buyers, for USD 2 million. This is the second acquisition made by the company in 2015, after it bought Indian Real Estate Forum (IREF), a platform providing unbiased property information to consumers and realty BI to empower property buyers and financial institutions to assess risks and take informed

  • Alastair Cook

    Want to take England cricket to next level: Alastair Cook

    London: England skipper Alastair Cook has said that at the start of the summer he thought of quitting as captain but England’s 3-1 victory over Australia in Ashes series has made him change his mind and focus on taking his side to the next level in cricket.

  • Hafiz Saeed

    Andrabi addresses Saeed rally over phone, triggers controversy

    Srinagar: Chief of radical women’s outfit Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Asiya Andrabi, has stoked a controversy by addressing a rally organised by Mumbai mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud Dawa in Pakistan. In her telephonic address to the rally, organised in Lahore on August 14, Andrabi greeted the people of the neighbouring country on their Independence Day.

  • Abhishek Bachchan shares Jazbaa’s new poster

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan might be busy promoting his upcoming film “All is Well” but the actor took out time to share wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer Jazbaa’s new poster. The action drama, which marks Aishwarya’s return to the big screen after a gap of five years, is directed by Sanjay Gupta.

  • Donald Trump wanted Princess Diana as ‘trophy wife’

    London: US presidential hopeful Donald Trump had pursued Princess Diana after her divorce from Prince Charles as he saw her as the ultimate trophy wife, a friend of the late Princess of Wales has claimed.

  • Google Glass

    Google Glass to help logistics’ services

    Washington: The eye-wearable device Google Glass is set to help workers at the world’s leading postal and logistics company pick products and pack them for shipping in a jiffy.

  • Pak’s Punjab Home Minister assassinated in suicide attack

    Lahore: Pakistan’s Punjab province Home Minister Shuja Khanzada was today assassinated along with eight others when a suicide bomber blew himself up at his house in Shadi Khal village in Attock district. “Eight persons have been killed and several others injured after the bomber hit the minister’s house,” Commissioner Rawalpindi region Zahid Saeed said. Several media reports said that the minister died in the blast that also shattered windows of the neighbouring houses.

  • Malaysian leader silences critics, media to survive scandal

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s prime minister has a problem: He can’t explain away a USD 700 million bank account to a skeptical public. His response? A crackdown on critics and the press that has kept him in power but doesn’t address a deep reservoir of dissatisfaction with his leadership. Less than a month after leaked documents suggested that USD 700 million from entities linked to debt-ridden state investment fund 1MDB was funneled into Prime

  • Indonesia plane

    Indonesian plane with 54 onboard missing 

    Jakarta: An Indonesian airliner with 54 people onboard lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday in the remote eastern region of Papua, the nation’s search and rescue agency said.