Free Press Journal
  • Lesley Ann Warren

    Hollywood actress Lesley Ann Warren believes in Indian astrology

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actress Lesley Ann Warren, who has starred in “Jobs” and “Desperate Housewives”, is a firm believer in Indian astrology. “Though I have never visited India, my astrologer is an Indian and I believe in Indian astrology,” the actress told IANS. An Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe Award winning international actress, Warren also loves the song and dance routines in Bollywood films. The 69-year-old even hopes to star in one such project

  • Ronit Roy

    Who makes Ronit Roy feel ‘inadequate’?

    Mumbai:  His acting skills on the small and big screens have been widely appreciated, but Ronit Roy says he feels “inadequate” whenever he sees the pool of talent on shows like “Indian Idol Junior”. Inspired by the young singers, the actor plans to take up singing lessons soon.

  • Delhi Metro

    Delhi Metro connectivity to be extended: Narendra Modi

    Faridabad:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a metro line connecting Badarpur in Delhi and Faridabad in Haryana and said the metro connectivity would be extended up to Ballabhgarh to link an important part of the state with the national capital.

  • Syria Refugee

    Britain to take 15,000 refugees from Syria

    London:  Britain will accept 15,000 refugees from Syria and is considering military action against IS militants within one month, media reported on Sunday.

  • Bangkok Blast

    Warrant sought for tenth Bangkok blast suspect

    Bangkok :  Thai police are seeking a warrant for the arrest of a tenth suspect in connection with last month’s Bangkok shrine bombing, a media report said on Sunday.

  • mumbai police

    Three injured in Bengal police station blast

    Kolkata:  Three people, including two police officials, were injured when a crude bomb exploded inside a police station on Sunday in West Bengal’s North Dinajpur district, police said. A sub-inspector, an assistant sub-inspector and a civic police volunteer sustained injuries in the blast at the Itahar police station, some 390 km from Kolkata. “It was a minor explosion and prima facie it appears that a crude bomb seized earlier by police might have gone off,”

  • Ex-servicemen agitation for OROP

    Ex-servicemen to continue strike over OROP

    New Delhi:  Agitating servicemen on Sunday said they will continue their protest over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme as the government did not accept all their demands. Maj. Gen. Satbir Singh (retd.), who has been heading the veterans’ campaign, said even though the government accepted the implementation of OROP on Saturday, they will continue their agitation as the government had to do more in this regard. “The agitation will continue. We will

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan is responsible nuclear power: Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: Pakistan is a responsible nuclear power, and wants peaceful relations with all neighbours, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said. The prime minister made the comments in a message on Pakistan’s golden jubilee celebrations of Defence Day on Sunday. Pakistan, he said, “is a responsible nuclear power” and desired peaceful relations with all the neighbours “on the basis of sovereign equality”, Radio Pakistan reported. Sharif said Pakistani armed forces “can go to any extent in securing

  • Train halted, bihar

    Pappu Yadav supporters halt trains

    Patna:  Thousands of commuters were hit as expelled RJD leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav’s supporters halted trains in Bihar on Sunday to protest violence against Bihari migrants in Manipur.

  • Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza

    Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna advance in US Open

    New York: Top seeded Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis cruised to the third round of the women’s doubles category, thrashing unseeded Timea Bacsinszky and Chia-Jung Chuang 6-1, 6-1 at the US Open here.

  • militant killed

    Over 100 militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: Over 100 militants have been killed in military operations in Afghanistan since Saturday, said the country’s defence ministry on Sunday.”Afghan National Army carried out operations across the country over the past 24 hours in which 103 armed Taliban members were killed, 97 were injured and 10 others were arrested,” Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying in a statement. The security forces also recovered several roadside bombs and landmines in addition to seizing weapons

  • China Soldiers

    China to optimise forces

    Beijing:  China’s announcement that it will cut the number of troops in its army by 300,000 could be a chance to adjust the ratio of ground, air and naval forces to better cope with modern warfare, a media report said on Sunday.

  • Syria, Artefacts

    Syria secures 300,000 artefacts

    Damascus:  Syrian authorities have secured 300,000 artefacts from archaeological sites across the country, the country’s antiquities chief said.

  • Michel Bastos

    Ex-Brazil winger scores in Sao Paulo win

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazil international winger Michel Bastos was on the scoresheet as Sao Paulo defeated Internacional 2-0 in Brazil’s Serie A championship. Bastos latched onto a slick Paulo Henrique Ganso pass to fire in a low 72nd minute strike after Rogerio gave the hosts the lead with a header just after halftime on Saturday, reports Xinhua. The result lifted Sao Paulo to fourth in the 20-team standings with 38 points from 23 matches

  • Boat capsizes

    10 killed in South Korea boat capsize

    Seoul : At least 10 people were killed when a fishing boat capsized off South Korea’s southwest region, the Coast Guard said on Sunday. The 9.77-tonne boat “Dolphin” was found at around 6.25 a.m. on Sunday near Chuja Island, north of the southern resort island of Jeju. The boat lost contact around 7.38 p.m. on Saturday, Yonhap news agency reported. Three people have been rescued so far. The exact number of people aboard the

  • OROP

    Previous governments didn’t accept OROP: Narendra Modi

    Faridabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government approved the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for veterans which was not cleared for over 40 years. At a rally here in Haryana after inaugurating the extension of a Delhi Metro line, Modi said: “Those who didn’t do anything for 40 years have no right to speak on behalf of jawans.” He said his government closely examined how much the OROP