Free Press Journal
  • Sharad Kelkar

    I don’t over-commit for money: Sharad Kelkar

    Mumbai: Actor Sharad Kelkar, who will return to the small screen after a little over two years, says while his film commitments kept him busy, he didn’t take up TV offers as he does not believe in “over-committing” for money.

  • China-president-Xi-Jinping

    US rules out cancelling Chinese President Xi Jinping state visit

    Washington: The US has ruled out cancelling the scheduled state visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping as demanded by Republican presidential candidates and said it will use the occasion to narrow differences with China.

  • Nabam Tuki

    SC stays HC order for CBI probe against AP CM Nabam Tuki

    New Delhi: In a relief to Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, the Supreme Court today stayed the Gauhati High Court order for a CBI probe into corruption allegations related to his tenure as PWD Minister in 2006.

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Kiren Rijiju smells ‘rat’ behind Patels’ agitation in Gujarat

    New Delhi : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said he smelt “a rat” in the Patels community agitation in Gujarat, and added that some people are instigating the people of the state to disturb law and order. “May be some people are instigating from behind, to disturb the law and order situation in the state, they should not do like this, it is very important to keep

  • Curfew

    Quota row: Violence during bandh in Gujarat, curfew in many parts

    Ahmedabad: Fresh violence broke out during a day long bandh today over the demand for OBC quota for Patels in Gujarat even as curfew was clamped in parts of Ahmedabad, Surat and Mehsana districts and thousands of paramilitray and anti-riot personnel were deployed to control the situation.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi compromising nation’s security: BJP.

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused congress vice president Rahul Gandhi of compromising the nation’s security by politicising incidents on the Line of Control (LoC) that divides India and Pakistan in Kashmir. “How one can politicise happenings on the LoC? How one can divide the nation? This is something one needs to learn from Rahul Gandhi. That’s his brand of politics,” Singh told ANI here. Singh’s comments came as Rahul Gandhi

  • Naxal attack: Three BSF jawans killed

    Chitrakonda : Three Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and six were injured on Wednesday after a Maoist ambush on a BSF party near Sukma-Malkangiri border in Chitrakonda, Odisha. BSF DG DK Pathak will later reach the spot to take stock of the situation. According to reports, the BSF party was securing an under-construction bridge when they were attacked by the Maoists.

  • Boeing 777

    Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Japan: ANA

    Tokyo: A Boeing 777 operated by Japan’s All Nippon Airways made an emergency landing in Osaka today after the plane suffered engine trouble, the airline said. None of the 246 passengers or 11 crew were injured, it added. The flight from Osaka bound for Tokyo left at 7:18 am (2218 GMT, Tuesday) but the crew soon detected engine problems and they requested to make an emergency landing.

  • Google, Tomatino

    Google celebrates 70th anniversary of Tomatina festival with its doodle

    New Delhi: Google is celebrating 70 years of La Tomatina festival by dedicating its doodle to the day. The animated doodle shows a bunch of kids enjoying the world’s biggest food fight while one kid is hanging up on pole with a scared emotion on his face. La Tomatina is a food fight festival, which takes place on every last Wednesday of August in the town of Bunol near to Valencia in Spain.

  • ISIS

    Turkey to join US-led coalition air campaign against ISIS

    London : Turkey has reached an agreement with the US to join the air campaign against the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). According to the BBC, US officials said the agreement was “a significant step forward” in the fight against ISIS. Turkey is already allowing US planes to operate from two Turkish airbases. Turkey has earlier conducted airstrikes against ISIS but now the country will be completely integrated into the strategy of the

  • Haqqani network

    No decision on coalition support fund to Pakistan: US

    Washington: The US today said “no decision” has been made with respect to disbursement of next tranche of Coalition Support Fund to Pakistan and future security assistance to the country has not been taken off the table.

  • Tsunami

    Japan to help Nicaragua open tsunami warning center

    Managua: Japan will help Nicaragua open a tsunami early warning centre this year that would serve all of Central America, an official said. The center would provide real-time earthquake and tsunami information for all countries in Central America, according to Wilfried Strauch of the Nicaraguan Seismological Office, Ineter. Nicaragua asked Tokyo for the assistance, he said, “because they have so much experience with the issue, and an excellent tsunami warning system.” Hirohito Takata of the Japan

  • Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand opens account; draws with Topalov

    St. Louis (USA): Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with table-topper Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the third round to open his account in the Sinquefield Cup — a part of the Grand Chess tour.

  • Shot dead

    Army jawan shot dead over property dispute

    Muzaffarnagar: A 27-year-old Army jawan was shot dead allegedly by his uncle over property-related dispute in Bopada village here, police said today. Kuldeep was killed last night by his uncle Nepal Singh when he was going to his home, Station House Officer of Mansurpur police station, Charan Singh said. The accused has been arrested, the SHO said, adding land dispute was stated to be the reason behind the murder. The body has been sent for postmortem, he

  • Manish Sisodia

    Delhi Government is not subordinate of MHA: Manish Sisodia to LG Jung

    New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi Government slammed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for declaring its Inquiry Commission on the CNG kit scam as ‘null and void’, saying that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Government was not a subordinate department of MHA.