Free Press Journal
  • Sushma Swaraj

    Sushma Swaraj leaves on a two-nation visit of Egypt, Germany

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today embarked on a two-nation tour of Egypt and Germany which is expected to see new vistas being opened in bilateral ties with particular focus on boosting trade and investment.

  • Tiger Woods, Jason Gore

    Tiger Woods stalks Jason Gore in search of Wyndham win

    Greensboro (United States): Tiger Woods kept his bid for a first title since 2013 on track with a two-under par 68 that left him two shots behind third-round leader Jason Gore at the Wyndham Championship.

  • George Clooney, Amal

    George Clooney, Amal visit Ibiza for tequila launch

    Los Angeles : Actor George Clooney and wife Amal visited Ibiza for the Spanish launch of Clooney’s tequila company, Casamigos. The 54-year-old “Tomorrowland” actor and his wife, 37, were joined by longtime friends and Casamigos co-founders, Rande Gerber and producer Mike Meldman, along with Gerber’s wife Cindy Crawford, reported People Magazine. “The whole group was so excited to be together. George had the group laughing with tales of his early acting days and not-so-glamorous auditions,” a

  • OROP: Gen V.K. Singh’s daughter joins protesters

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs and former army chief V.K. Singh’s daughter Mrinalini Singh on Sunday joined a protest here by ex-servicemen against the delay in the implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ scheme. Demanding a speedy resolution to the contentious issue, she said: “I am here to support the cause of ex-servicemen because I too am an ex-serviceman’s daughter. I feel that the OROP should be implemented as

  • Bilal Lone

    Hurriyat leader Bilal Lone released post detention

    New Delhi : Separatist leader Bilal Lone, who was detained at the Delhi Airport by the authorities yesterday, on Sunday was released. According to reports, he was taken to his residence in the national capital.

  • Danielle Lloyd

    Danielle Lloyd targeted in revenge porn plot

    London: Model Danielle Lloyd has been targeted in a revenge porn plot by a former lover, who tried to sell their sex tape for 150,000 pounds. The model’s ex-boyfriend Tom Jimson threatened to release intimate videos and photographs of Lloyd and said: “It’s not about the money. I just don’t like her.” Jimson could now be facing the police for planning to humiliate the “Celebrity Big Brother” star by pretending the footage

  • Alexander Lukashenko

    Belarus president frees six jailed opponents before election

    Minsk: Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko has released from jail six opposition leaders – considered the last political prisoners in the ex-Soviet state – less than two months before presidential polls, the presidency has announced.

  • Syria, IS

    Nine Syrian officers killed in clashes with IS

    Damascus: At least nine Syrian officers were killed during clashes with the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a media report said. The officers were killed during clashes on Saturday when the IS militants blew up a suicide car bomb near the Koerse airbase, Xinhua reported quoting the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The airbase has for long been besieged by the IS militants, who also repeatedly attempted to storm this crucial facility, but

  • Francois Hollande

    Francios Hollande offers ‘heartfelt thanks’ to Obama over train heroes

    Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Saturday offered his “heartfelt thanks” to his US counterpart Barack Obama for the “exemplary conduct” shown by three US citizens who overpowered a gunman on a packed Amsterdam-Paris train, the Elysee said.

  • Toby Kebbell

    Toby Kebbell to star in ‘Kong: Skull Island’

    Los Angeles: “Fantastic Four” actor Toby Kebbell is in negotiations to join the cast of upcoming monster movie “Kong: Skull Island”. The 33-year-old actor will join Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and Corey Hawkins in the project. Jordan Vogt-Roberts of “The Kings of Summer” fame is directing the creature feature, said The Hollywood Reporter. The film will tell the tale of a team of explorers, who venture into the mysterious, creature-laden isle that is also the home of the

  • Supreme Court

    Death for kidnapping for ransom can’t be dubbed outrageous: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: Rising incidents of kidnapping and abduction for ransom not only by ordinary criminals but even by terrorists necessitate a stringent punishment for those indulging in such activities, the Supreme Court has said while upholding death sentence under section 364A of IPC.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to visit Leh

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive in Leh today on a two-day visit to Ladakh. During his visit, Parrikar will review the security and border situation and interact with army commanders and personnel at Leh. He will also inaugurate the week-long Buddhist Heritage international festival of Ladakh and formally transfer technology developed by the Defense Institute of High Altitude Research, a DRDO research unit in Ladakh to a private company.

  • Manish Tewari

    India and Pakistan were playing ‘Verbal Kabbadi’ long distance: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi : Congress leader and former union minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said that both India and Pakistan were playing a “long distance verbal Kabbadi match” before finagling deciding not to go ahead with the national security advisor-level talks that were scheduled to be held in New Delhi on August 24. “Pakistan and India were not indulging in a dialogue. They were playing a long distance verbal ‘Kabaddi’ match,” Tewari told ANI.

  • Death Sentence

    To retain death sentence or not: Law panel report next week

    New Delhi: Days after its consultation process saw a majority opposing death penalty, the Law Commission will submit its report on the much-debated subject to the Supreme Court next week recommending as to whether capital punishment should be retained or done away with.

  • Ceasefire

    Three militants killed in encounter

    Srinagar: Three militants were killed today in an encounter with the army in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. The encounter began last night after troops launched a  search operation in Khumhair forests of Handwara tehsil, 100 kms from here, following information about the presence of the militants, an army official said. “Three terrorists have been killed while one soldier has sustained injuries during the operation,” the official said. He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants