Free Press Journal
  • Go Green this Ganpati! 

    There are various ways you can do your bit for the environment this Ganpati. From being created with vegetable fish food to organic clay, we have a curated a list that will help you narrow down your best options!

  • Ban Ki-moon

    China denounces Japan’s objection to Ban’s presence at parade

    Beijing: China today denounced Japan for objecting to UN chief Ban Ki-moon’s attendance at the grand military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of China’s victory against Japanese forces in World War-II, asking Japan not to be unreasonable and reflect on its war-time history.

  • Is J-K govt’s tax on air trip to Vishno Devi a version of Jizya tax: Cong

    New Delhi: Flaying the decision of PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir to levy service tax on pilgrims availing of chopper service to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, Congress today questioned whether it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s version of ‘Jizya tax’. Jizya tax was imposed on Hindus during the reigns of Mughal emperor Aurangazeb.

  • FTII

    FTII Row: Students threaten hunger strike

    Pune: On the warpath over the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chairman, students of the premier institute today threatened to launch a hunger strike for his ouster as the fast by a faculty member for “immediate resolution” of the crisis entered its third day today. “The students will be sitting on an indefinite hunger strike if our demands are not met by the government which has put us in this situation. There

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    Government playing with sentiments of ex-servicemen: Congress

    New Delhi: A day after ex-servicemen said they would continue their protest over issues related to the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, the Congress on Monday accused the central government of “playing with the sentiments of armed forces pensioners”.

  • Cesc Fabregas

    Cesc Fabregas hails Costa as a great striker

    London: Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas has leaped to the defence of the under-fire Diego Costa, hailing his national and Chelsea teammate as a “great striker”.

  • Eugenie Bouchard pulls out of US Open with concussion

    London : Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard has been ruled out of the US Open after suffering a concussion in a locker room accident, tournament director David Brewer has confirmed. Bouchard, who was slipped in a dark locker room following her third-round mixed doubles win along with partner Nick Kyrgios of Australia, failed to recover from the head injury. World number 24th was set to lock horns with unseeded Italian Roberta Vinci in the fourth

  • Waqar Younis

    Waqar Younis insists regular cricket series can help ease Indo-Pak tensions

    Karachi : Former Pakistan pace bowler and current head coach Waqar Younis believes that regular bilateral cricket series with India can help ease the escalating tensions between the two sub-continental arch rivals. Waqar said that he was optimistic about the proposed series in December despite knowing the fact that the present situation between both countries has put the series in jeopardy, the Express Tribune reported. The former pace spearhead also said that it

  • Minor girl commits suicide over eve teasing

    Akola: A minor girl, who was distressed over repeated eve teasing by some youths, allegedly committed suicide by jumping in a well in Barshi Takli taluka in the district. The victim, a resident of Jalalabad village here, was fed up with continual harassment by two to three youths of the village, police said.

  • Javed Miandad

    Miandad claims Indian cricket survives on `money, commercialism` alone

    Karachi : Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has lashed out at the Indian cricket, saying it has only been surviving on money and commercialism. Miandad further affirmed that his nation’s side are superior as far as playing cricket against India is concerned, adding that Pakistan have more raw talent compared to them,the Express Tribune reported. Former coach, however, said that they would not mind if both the countries could resume bilateral ties, but added

  • Rajiv Pratap Rudy

    Defeating Nitish, Lalu our main target: Rajiv Pratap Rudy 

    New Delhi: Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy said the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) main target in Bihar was to unseat Nitish Kumar and derail Lalu Yadav in the coming assembly elections. He said that after 10 years in power, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had “lost his USP” for which he was known.

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    Four dead after blood transfusion in Bengal

    Kolkata: Four people have died of reactions post blood transfusion in the past four days at the Durgapur Steel Plant Hospital in West Bengal, an official said.

  • Sitaram Yechury

    Yechury turns to Ramayana to target Modi

    Patna: CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday quoted from the Ramayana to ask voters in Bihar to reject Prime Minister Narendra Modi in assembly elections — and the JD-U and RJD too. Addressing thousands of Left activists and leaders, Yechuri expressed confidence that the people of Bihar would stop Modi’s “Ashwamedh horse”.

  • Govt should allow international aid for flood victims: Omar

    Srinagar: A year after the devastating floods struck Jammu and Kashmir, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today asked the Centre to allow international aid to the state if it did not have money or was unwilling to announce any package for rehabilitation of victims. “We want that aid should come from wherever it can. If the Centre is not ready to give financial aid, or it does not have the money, then we

  • Women feeling unsafe in Maharashtra: NCP leader Chitra Wagh

    Nagpur: The number of cases of atrocities against women has increased in Maharashtra, especially in rural areas, under the BJP-Shiv Sena regime, alleged NCP Maharashtra women’s chief Chitra Wagh today. “The women in rural parts of the state (Maharashtra) are comparatively much more unsafe and a sense of insecurity is prevailing among them since police force is not available to take cognisance of their reports at police stations,” Wagh told reporters here.

  • Terrorist attack on BSF convoy

    Udhampur attack:NIA to conduct polygraph test on LeT operative

    New Delhi: A Special Court today allowed NIA’s plea seeking its permission to conduct polygraph test on suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Showkat Ahmed Bhat, arrested in connection with Udhampur terror attack case. Bhat was produced before District Judge Amar Nath during an in-camera proceeding where the National Investigating Agency (NIA) said that a polygraph test of the accused was required to be conducted to unearth larger conspiracy of the banned teror group.

  • David Warner

    Watson a role model for kids: David Warner

    London: Australian opener David Warner said on Monday that recently retired teammate Shane Watson is a “role model for kids”.