Free Press Journal
  • Wayne Rooney

    Goal-shy Wayne Rooney rubbishes criticism

    Manchester : English football club Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney insists he only played one bad game this season as the main striker and is hoping to silence his critics by ending his goal drought against Newcastle United in the English Premier League (EPL) encounter on Saturday.

  • Mirwaiz Umar farooq

    Will go ahead with meeting with Pak NSA: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

    Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the chairman of moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference, on Wednesday said that he was baffled over the house arrest and the subsequent release of the separatist leaders and that it was a very negative move. He also said that the Hurriyat will go ahead with the talks with the Pakistan National Security Advisor in New Delhi.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Govt slams Nitish, Kejriwal for attacking Modi

    New Delhi: Hitting back at Arvind Kejriwal and Nitish Kumar for their combined attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Centre today questioned Delhi Chief Minister’s commitment to fighting corruption and dismissed as a “political ploy” Bihar Chief Minister’s insistence on special category status. Ruling out any poliitics behind Modi’s announcement of Rs 1.25 lakh crore package for Bihar, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who hails from the state, claimed Prime Minister was focusing

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    Experience the “Charismatic Coonoor”

    As we continue our travel diaries of the serene South India, we come across another lesser known creation of Mother Nature- Coonoor. This astounding beauty is situated in the Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is at an altitude of 2000 ft above the sea level and is 17 km from Udhagamandalam which is a hill station.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Terror, ways to prevent it focus of NSA-level talks: Govt

    New Delhi: Defending its decision not to call off the India-Pakistan NSA-level talks despite the neighboring country courting Kashmiri separatist leaders, government today said that the meet will only focus on the issue of terror and ways to prevent it. “This meeting is for talks on terror and the need to prevent it,” Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters here. He was asked to respond to Pakistan High Commission’s invite to separatist leaders

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

    Mufti Sayeed hopeful of successful NSA-level talks

    Srinagar: Ahead of the crucial NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today hoped that the two national security advisors would find a way to end hostilities along the border. “There is tension along the borders in the state… people are fleeing because of shelling. I hope the NSA-level meeting evolves a strategy to stop all this,” Sayeed told reporters at Kaman Post along the LoC

  • Kadam seeks quashing of corruption case against him

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Ramesh Kadam, arrested in a multi-crore corruption case, has approached the Bombay High Court seeking to quash the case against him. Kadam, accused of misappropriating over Rs 130 crore from the funds of Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe Magasvargiya Vikas Mahamandal which he headed as chairman, was arrested by the state CID two days back.

  • NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad cancels dahi handi event

    Mumbai: NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad has cancelled his ‘Sangharsh’ dahi handi event in adjoining Thane in view of the drought situation in Maharashtra and new “restrictions” brought up by state government on celebration of the festival. Awhad had recently threatened to launch protest against government for imposing various curbs on the festival, by forming human pyramids on streets.

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex sinks 324 pts on global sell-off; Fed minutes weigh

    Mumbai: The continued fall in global equities and currencies today had a negative impact on Indian market as the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by 324 points to 27,607.82, while the prospects of the US Fed raising rates soon too hit sentiment. Asian markets were mostly in the red with Shanghai Composite index falling by 3.42 per cent, while European markets were off up to 1.24 per cent in their morning trade. Rupee dropping

  • Rishi Kapoor is not temperamental: Abhishek Bachchan

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, his co-star in the upcoming film “All is Well”, is not temperamental and rather is a fun-loving person. “Temperament… No not at all. I have known him all my life and I have done two films with him and he is never like that. He is opposite…he is very entertaining, he is a great pleasure to be around. He is full of life,” Abhishek said.

  • Bhaag Jhonny

    ‘Bhaag Johnny’ features remake of hit Tamil song ‘Daddy Mummy’

    Mumbai: The album of actor Kunal Kemmu’s upcoming thriller “Bhaag Johnny” has included a Hindi version of Tamil chartbuster “Daddy Mummy” from filmmaker Prabhudheva’s 2009 film “Villu”. The peppy, fast beat song features Kunal and model-actress Urvashi Rautela. Film’s co-producer T-series acquired the rights to the dance number, which was composed by music director-singer Devi Sri Prasad.

  • Hafiz Saeed

    Pakistan court reserves verdict on Saeed’s plea to ban Phantom

    Lahore: A Pakistani court today reserved its verdict on JuD chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s petition seeking a ban on the release of Bollywood movie “Phantom” in the country. The federal government filed its reply in the Lahore High Court informing that no one has so far sought a ‘no objection certificate (NoC)’ from it regarding the exhibition of Phantom in Pakistani cinemas.

  • Gippy Grewal

    Have been great fan of Abbas-Mastan films: Gippy Grewal

    Mumbai: Punjabi singer-actor Gippy Grewal, who made his debut in Bollywood with “Second Hand Husband” is all set for his next Punjabi release titled “Faraar” and says that he is a great fan of films made by director duo Abbas-Mastan.

  • Chairman-of-the-Jammu-Kashmir-Liberation-Front-Yasin-Malik

    House-arrest then immediate release of separatists is ‘bizarre’

    New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah slammed the Centre and the state government for the house arrests and release of separatist leaders ahead of their planned meet with Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Sartaz Aziz and said the whole thing was bizarre.

  • Hindu Temple

    Wine, Whatsapp, Women And Subrahmanya’s Statistics

    The suspension of two college girls in a prosperous, highly literate small town showcases India’s struggles with female independence and offers some clues to their low workplace presence. The photograph that stirred the small, temple town of Subrahmanya in lush, prosperous coastal Karnataka this week is notable for its ordinariness.

  • Yasin Malik

    Detention drama in Kashmir ahead of NSA talks

    Srinagar: Top Kashmiri separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, were today put under house arrest only to be released within hours in actions that were linked to their proposed meeting with Pakistani National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz in Delhi on Sunday. Early this morning, police put restrictions on the movement of the several separatist leaders including moderate Hurriyat Chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Maulana Mohammad Abbas Ansari, Mohammad Ashraf

  • Silver

    Silver futures climb Rs 375 on global cues

    New Delhi: Tracking rally in global market, silver prices spurted Rs 375 to Rs 35,902 per kg in futures trade today, as participants created huge speculative position.

  • Gold

    Gold futures up by Rs 174 on firm global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices rose Rs 174 to Rs 26,370 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators widened positions amid a firming trend overseas.