Free Press Journal
  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi

    Barack Obama breaks tradition of staying at now Chinese-owned hotel

    Washington: Breaking a long established tradition, US President Barack Obama and his entourage would not stay at the now Chinese-owned Waldrof Astoria hotel in New York when he travels to the city to attend the annual session of the UN General Assembly later this month.

  • Ban Ki-moon

    UN chief calls for dialogue to end Nepal Constitution impasse

    United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the recent spate of violence in Nepal and called for a meaningful dialogue between opposing sides on the issue of Constitution drafting, his spokesperson has said.

  • Maharashtra govt to organise Tadoba festival in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is all set to hold a three-day ‘Tadoba festival’ during November in Mumbai, where it plans to showcase its grand plans of making the tiger sanctuary in Chandrapur district a world class entity.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    ‘Extremely saddened to learn of tragic crane accident in Mecca’: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi : Expressing grief over the tragic crane accident in Mecca, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that his prayers are with the bereaved families. “Extremely saddened to learn of the tragic crane accident at the Grand Mosque in Mecca. My prayers are with the bereaved families,” he tweeted. At least 107 pilgrims, including two Indians from Kerala were killed, and more than 230 injured when a crane crashed into the grand

  • Gas Cylinder blast, Jhabua

    20 killed in MP blasts

    Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh): Twenty people were killed on Saturday when a gas cylinder burst at a tea stall in Jhabua district in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Fasting FTII student hospitalised

    Pune: One of the three FTII students on indefinite hunger strike since Thursday last has been hospitalised after his blood sugar levels dropped.

  • ABVP

    ABVP ahead in all four seats in DUSU polls

    New Delhi: The ABVP, the students wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), was on Saturday leading in all four seats as counting began of the votes cast in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections. The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) was ahead in all four seats after the first round of counting. Satinder Awana, Sunny Dedha, Anjali Rana and Chhattarpal Yadav are the ABVP candidatesfor the posts of president, vice

  • K C Tyagi

    Champaran rally will prove grand alliance is intact: JD (U)

    New Delhi : Janata Dal (United) leader K.C. Tyagi on Saturday downplayed reports of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s unwillingness to share dais with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and said that the upcoming rally at Champaran would prove that the grand alliance in Bihar is intact. “Our alliance has moved ahead. We will be successful in defeating the BJP in Bihar Assembly elections. The allegation made by opposition is wrong that Rahul Gandhi

  • Barca star Lionel Messi becomes father for second time

    Johannesburg: Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi has welcomed his second child into the world after his girlfriend gave birth to a son. The newborn has been named as Mateo. The Barcelona striker’s brother Matias confirmed the news on Twitter: “Mateo has just been born, he is beautiful,” adding that they are savouring the moment of happiness. According to Sport24, Messi already has one son with long-time companion Antonella Roccuzzo. Thiago was born in 2012. Messi

  • Somnath Bharti

    Another notice to be issued to Somnath Bharti

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today said it will issue a second notice to former Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who has been booked for attempt to murder, domestic violence and other criminal charges on his wife’s complaint, after he did not turn up for questioning before it.

  • Syrian Refugees

    Do more for migrants, Ban ki Moon urges Europe

    New York: European leaders should increase their efforts to help the hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon has said.

  • harikrishna, chess

    Harikrishna, Sethuraman win in World Chess Cup

    Baku (Azerbaijan): Highest rated Indian P Harikrishna crushed Max Illingworth of Australia to virtually book a second round berth in the World Chess Cup now underway here.

  • Shiv Sena leader attacked in Thane

    Thane: A local Shiv Sena leader was allegedly attacked here by a group of unidentified persons, leaving him severely injured, police said today.  Dharmendra Choubey, Upshaka Pramukh of the Sena from Hazuri locality was attacked with a sword last night by 4-5 persons following which he was rushed to a nearby hospital with critical injuries, said Police Inspector Dilip Salunkhe of Wagle Estate Police station. However, his condition is stated to be stable now,

  • Manoj Jha

    BJP trying for coalition of contradiction : Manoj Jha

    New Delhi : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Manoj Jha on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying for coalition of contradiction in the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls. “When you try to stitch a coalition of contradiction, there are images, which are not very comfortable, either for the voter or even for the cadre,” Jha told ANI. “Whatever little support base of Paswan or Manjhi, they can stand in queue and