Free Press Journal
  • SC refuses to stay CBI probe into child trafficking in Kerala

    New Delhi: Terming child trafficking as a major problem, the Supreme Court today refused to stay the Kerala High Court’s decision to order a CBI probe into the trafficking of children from Bihar and Jharkhand to the coastal state. However, the apex court issued notice to Centre and the Kerala government and sought their response on a plea seeking stay on the CBI inquiry ordered by the Kerala High Court.

  • Landslip damages 40 houses in Kathua,Cong demands early relief

    Jammu: As many as 40 houses and a government school building were damaged in a landslide at Morha-Chuhara village in Billawar tehsil of Kathua district, following which Congress today demanded that the state government ensures early rehabilitation of the affected people. “We demand that the government pay compensation to the affected families at par the amount paid in Srinagar, and immediately provide tents, ration and all possible medical help to the landslide-hit people

  • Ton-up Smith keeps Aussies on top despite Ali double

    London: Steven Smith scored his second hundred of the series as Australia continued to build a strong position in the fifth Test against England at The Oval. Australia may have lost the Ashes, at 3-1 down in a five-match series, but captain-elect Smith’s unbeaten 110 saw his side to 376 for seven at lunch on the second day.

  • SC for HC to look into relocate Mirchpur violence victims

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court a petition seeking rehabilitation and relocation of displaced members of the Dalit community from a violence-hit village in Haryana. A bench of justices Madan B Lokur and U U Lalit said the high court will look into the sole issue of rehabilitation of the persons affected in the 2010 violence.

  • Sayyed Liyaqat Shah

    Liyaqat Shah seeks discharge, court asks NIA to respond

    New Delhi: Sayyed Liyaqat Shah, arrested in 2013 by Delhi Police on charges of being a terrorist of banned outfit Hizbul Mujahideen and planning attacks here, has sought his discharge before a Delhi court, saying no evidence has been found against him by the NIA. In his plea, Shah alleged that he was falsely implicated by Delhi Police’s Special Cell but after conducting a thorough probe in the matter, the National Investigation Agency

  • Masarat Alam

    J&K HC quashes Masarat’s detention under PSA

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today quashed the detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam who was arrested in April for allegedly hoisting Pakistani flags and chanting anti-national slogans. Justice Hasnain Masoodi, who had earlier reserved order on the petition filed by Alam’s counsel, quashed the PSA detention of the 45-year-old separatist leader.

  • Mohammed Naved Yakub

    NIA arrests truck driver who ferried captured Pak terrorist

    Srinagar: NIA today arrested the truck driver who allegedly ferried Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Mohammed Yakub Naved to Jammu on two occasions, including on August four, a day before he and his accomplice ambushed a BSF bus, killing two of its personnel. The driver, identified as Khursheed Ahmed alias ‘Surya’, said to be an overground operative of the banned LeT, is a resident of Awantipura.

  • Heads of State or govts given traditional Rajasthani welcome

    Jaipur: Heads of states or governments and delegates from 14 Pacific Island countries were today greeted by the traditional Rajasthani welcome at the Sanganer airport. The guests from Island nations were greeted by school students who waved flags of the 14 nations while folk artists presented spectacular cultural presentation of traditional Kalbeliya, Gair, Girasiya, Sekia and Chakri dance at the airport, an official said.

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    Victor Banerjee fitted the bill as Paramhansa Yogananda: ‘The Answer’ maker

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Victor Banerjee has captivated audiences with his critically acclaimed roles in films like “A Passage to India” and “Jogger’s Park”. Now he has lent authenticity to yoga guru Paramhansa Yogananda in “The Answer”, a film that traces the life of his late American devotee Swami Kriyananda, says the film’s producer.

  • Jet Airways

    Jet Airways plane lands with ‘insufficient fuel’; pilots suspended

    New Delhi: As many as 142 passengers and eight crew members of a Jet Airways flight from Doha to Kochi had a narrow escape after the plane landed at Trivandrum airport without the mandatory reserve fuel requirement, leading to the suspension of both the pilots by the aviation regulator, sources said. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB), which functions under the civil aviation ministry,

  • Shabir Ahmad Shah

    Separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah put under house arrest

    Srinagar: Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah was today put under house arrest again ahead of Friday prayers. A police party visited the Sanat Nagar residence of Shah, the chairman of Democratic Freedom Party, this morning and asked him to stay indoors, officials said.

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    Rishi Kapoor, Abhishek sing really well: Lata Mangeshkar

    Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is all praise for the singing skills of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and his “All Is Well” co-star Abhishek Bachchan after seeing them croon on a reality show. The two actors were the guests on a singing talent hunt, where they came to promote their upcoming drama “All Is Well”. They took to stage to sing popular songs from their films.

  • Yasin Malik

    Kashmiris have rights to be part of NSA talks:Yasin Malik

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Friday asserted the Kashmiris have legitimate claim to be a part of the NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan.

  • Feliciano Lopez

    Feliciano Lopez ousts Rafael Nadal from Cincinnati Masters

    Cincinnati (Ohio): Feliciano Lopez stormed into the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters after defeating fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (3) in a well-fought two-and-a-half hour match. Nadal had to work hard to win the first set from Lopez who switched gears to take the second, serving six aces and no double faults on Thursday, reports Efe. The third set was closely fought with each player holding on to his serve. With

  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic beats Goffin to reach Cincinnati quarters

    Cincinnati : Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic found himself against the ropes against Belgium’s David Goffin but rallied in time to pull off a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 victory to reach the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters here.

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    Calenders Girls – Official Trailer – 2015

    Official Trailer of the movie Calendar Girls. An Indian drama film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar and co-produced by Sangeeta Ahir and Bhandarkar Entertainment to release on 25th September 2015. Starring Akanksha Puri, Ruhi Singh, Avani Modi, Satapura Pyne & Kyra Dutt in the lead roles as Calendar Girls.

  • Big B celebrates Poet’s day ‘under the shadow of’ his father

    Mumbai: Poetry has been an integral part of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s life, thanks to his father and eminent poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan. On the occasion of Poet’s Day, the 72-year-old actor paid tribute to the poetry and compared a poet’s vision to that of God’s. “It would be an atrocity of immeasurable proportions to attempt a few words on this Poet’s Day as I labour to fill in some respectable words under the