Free Press Journal
  • Sandra Bullock

    Sandra Bullock chooses roles keeping son in mind

    London : Sandra Bullock , who will be next seen in David Gordon Green’s directorial ‘Our Brand Is Crisis’, recently said that she chooses her movie roles while keeping her son Louis Bardo in her mind. During the Toronto International film festival, the 51-year-old actress, who vowed to make her son the main priority in her life, said that she will accept the role that would be a life experience for her and

  • Spurious ghee manufacturing unit busted, one arrested

    Hisar (Haryana): Haryana police today claimed to have unearthed a spurious ghee manufacturing unit in Hansi town, about 27 km from here, and arrested one person in this connection.

  • Leander Paes, Martina Hingis

    Ageless Paes lifts US Open mixed doubles trophy with Hingis

    New York: Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes scripted history by notching up the US Open mixed doubles title with Swiss partner Martina Hingis to become the format’s most successful male player in the Open era.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex, Nifty snap 4-week losing streak on fresh buying

    Mumbai: Snapping last four-week losing streak, markets benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty recovered 408 and 134 points respectively on fresh buying in rate-sensitive stocks amid rising hopes of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank.

  • Slaughter, animals

    Fatehabad MC bans slaughter of animals during Jain festival

    Fatehabad (Haryana): Joining the list of authorities that have prohibited meat sale in view of religious observances, Fatehabad Municipal Council (FMC) has banned the slaughter of animals for nine days on account of the Jain ‘Paryushan Parv’ festival.

  • Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Airport

    New civil airport to open on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

    Beijing: China is set to open a new civil airport on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau by the end of this year, the sixth aerodrome in the ecologically-rich Qinghai province located adjacent to Tibet.

  • Suresh Prabhu

    Enquiry ordered into Karnataka train accident

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said the derailment of Mumbai-bound Duronto Express in Karnataka was “saddening” and that an enquiry has been ordered into the accident. “Saddened by Duronto accident. Ordered enquiry. Immediate medical relief and other assistance rushed. Chairman of the railway board has been asked to rush to the spot,” Prabhu tweeted. “All the injured being rushed to hospitals. We will give ex-gratia to the injured, unfortunate

  • ‘JMM keen to join grand alliance for Bihar polls

    Patna: The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is keen to join the grand alliance of the JD-U, RJD and Congress for the Bihar assembly polls to defeat the BJP-led NDA, former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren said here on Saturday.

  • Korea, Family reunion

    Koreas to exchange lists for family reunions

    Seoul: The two Koreas will exchange lists for the upcoming reunions for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War at the truce village of Panmunjom next week, authorities said on Saturday.

  • Thai, Bangkok blast

    Bangkok blast ‘mastermind’ left Dhaka on August 30

    Dhaka: A man, who Thai police believe masterminded deadly Bangkok bombing and fled to Bangladesh the day before the attack, left Dhaka on Aug 30, the Bangladesh embassy in Bangkok has said.

  • 51 militants killed in Afghanistan military operations

    Kabul: At least 51 militants have been killed in past 24 hours in military operations in eleven provinces of Afghanistan, the interior ministry said on Saturday. The operations were jointly conducted by army and personnel from the National Directorate of Security in Takhar, Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul, Jowzjan, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Khost, Paktika, Herat, Ghor and Helmand provinces in past 24 hours, Khaama press reported. Fifty-one militants were killed, 24 injured and 10 others were

  • ABVP

    ABVP sweeps DUSU polls

    New Delhi: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Saturday swept the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections winning all the four posts with spectacular margins.

  • Indian-fishermen

    Fishermen advised not to go to sea due to high velocity winds

    Ramanathapuram: Fishermen in Pamban area have been advised by the fisheries department not to venture into the sea in view of high velocity winds. Officials said they were not giving permission and ID for fishing due to rough seas and winds of upto 60 kmph.

  • Syrian migrants, Athens

    Provide safe, legal passage to refugees: MSF

    London: Provide safe and legal passage to refugees who are pouring into Europe, Ma©decins Sans Frontia¨res (MSF) has said in an open letter to European leaders who are grappling with the humanitarian crisis.

  • US House of Representatives rejects Iran nuclear deal

    Washington: The Republican-majority US House of Representatives has rejected President Barack Obama’s nuclear accord with Iran, in a symbolic vote that would have no impact on the implementation of the deal.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump buys NBC’s half stake of Miss Universe Organisation

    Washington DC : Donald Trump has bought NBC’s half stake of the Miss Universe Organisation, making him the 100 percent owner and also settled all lawsuits against them. According to TMZ, Trump took to twitter to make the announcement, saying “Just purchased NBC’s half of The Miss Universe Organization and settled all lawsuits against them. Now own 100 percent — stay tuned.” Earlier, the Presidential contender threatened NBC with a lawsuit after

  • Heavy exchange of fire between NSCN (K), Assam Rifles

    Dimapur (Nagaland): Heavy exchange of fire took place between NSCN-K cadres and the Assam Rifles after the troopers raided two villages along the India-Myanmar border, according to reports.