Free Press Journal
  • Hooch tragedy

    10 dead following consumption of hooch in Midnapore District

    Midnapore (West Bengal): At least ten persons have died and four others have fallen sick allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Tamluk of East Midnapore District of West Bengal. Till yesterday, the death toll was eight, but on Monday, two more people were reported dead. Sixteen people have been arrested so far in connection with the incident. Superintendent of Police Alok Rajoria said eight deaths had been reported from Narikeldaha and Kiyarana villages.

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Kiren Rijiju appeals to AAP to support Delhi Police to find Somnath Bharti

    New Delhi : Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday appealed to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders to support Delhi Police to find party MLA Somnath Bharti, who is booked in a domestic violence case on the basis of a complaint filed by his wife Lipika Mitra. “I appeal Chief Minister Kejriwal and other AAP leaders to help police find Bharti, so

  • Somnath Bharti

    Somnath Bharti will surrender on Monday, SC told

    New Delhi: The fugitive AAP lawmaker Somnath Bharti will surrender by Monday evening as the Supreme Court said it would hear his plea for anticipatory bail only after he surrenders and joins investigation into his wife’s allegations of domestic violence. The apex court bench of Chief Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice Amitabha Roy said this while recording a statement by senior counsel Gopal Subramaniam that Bharti will surrender before the police by 6-6.30

  • Akshay Kumar

    Is Akshay Kumar under pressure because of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and PK

    “I do films which are risk based; Baby is a risk based film, movie which doesn’t have any songs, a movie which is there for certain audience, movie which is not like a masala film,” said Akshay Kumar in an interview on being asked if the big business of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and PK puts any sort of pressure on him. He also discusses his strategy of choosing films and the growth of Hindi cinema

  • Sensex down

    Rupee trading at over 66 to the dollar, Sensex down 25 points in early trade

    Mumbai : The BSE Sensex on Monday fell 25.47 points to 25838.03 in the early trade and the Nifty plummeted 5.90 points to 7862.60 , amid weak Asian markets. The rupee was quoting at 66.05 to the US Dollar, up 10 paise over its previous close. Meanwhile, investors also remained jittery, ahead of the expected Reserve Bank of India policy review tomorrow.

  • amy jackson

    Amy Jackson gets to do Action-Romance-Music-Comedy in Singh Is Bliing

    Amy has been working in the Tamil film industry for a while now but her latest flick Singh is Bliing is her first mainstream Bollywood Movie. Temaed up with Prabhu Deva and co-star Akshay Kumar it offers a complete ‘masala’ package where Amy gets to do it all. From action to comedy she speaks out her experience.

  • Two militants killed in Assam

    Guwahati: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Chalibhui in Dhubri district of Assam today. Acting on a tip-off, the Army and police jointly launched an operation in the area last night and an encounter ensued at about 3:50 AM with a group of insurgents, resulting in the death of two of them, a police spokesman said. An AK-56 rifle, one 9mm pistol, two hand grenades, 40 rounds of AK ammunition were recovered

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi in Aspen, claims his twitter handle

    New Delhi : In an attempt to silence all the criticism surrounding his absence, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had posted a picture on Twitter of himself attending a conference in Aspen. “Congress VP Rahul Gandhi posts a picture of himself attending a tech conference in Aspen” tweeted Office of RG. The picture posted on the twitter claimed Gandhi’s presence in the ‘New Media and International Affairs Conference’ in Colorado. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had

  • harsh vardhan

    Government to accelerate procuring equipment for Antarctica research

    New Delhi : Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, said that government would speed-up the process of procuring all the required equipment for research at Antarctica. He also conveyed good wishes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government to all the scientists at the Bharati research station at Antarctica from the National Center for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR) in Goa. “All the processes for procurement of all the

  • Dalit couple electrocuted to death in UP

    Muzaffarnagar (UP): A Dalit couple was electrocuted to death when a high tension wire snapped and fell on them in Atkacholi village here. The incident took place yesterday when Isham Singh (40) and his wife Sangita (38) were collecting grass in the fields and the high tension wire fell on them, killing them on spot, police said today. Irate locals protested over the incident and demanded repairing of the line, they said, adding, the bodies have

  • Consumer Protection Bill-2015 needs revision: IIM research

    Ahmedabad: As the Centre has placed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 in the Parliament to replace the three-decade-old consumer protection law, a research paper on the Bill by Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) stated that it needs a ‘detailed revision’.

  • Pistol seized from ex-DMK MP at Chennai airport

    Chennai: A pistol with eight bullets was today seized from a former DMK MP at the airport here before his departure to Madurai by a private airlines flight. During the screening of hand baggage of S R Jeyadurai, the former Lok Sabha member from Tuticorin, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel found a pistol with eight bullets, airport officials said. He was scheduled to take a private airlines flight to Madurai. Authorities told him that fire

  • Internet services fully restored in Jammu-Kashmir

    Srinagar: Internet services in Jammu and Kashmir were fully restored today, three days after the state government ordered the termination of data services fearing trouble during Eid-ul-Azha.

  • Cybersecurity agreement reached between US, China only ‘small step’: analysts

    Washington DC: Analysts have said that the recent agreement reached between the United State and China on cybersecurity issues is only a small step in the right direction. According to The Washington Times, analysts also said that the agreement does not guarantee either nation will cease all forms of spying or cybertheft. Obama said, during a press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping, that China had promised to crack down on cybertheft and will

  • Rocket blasts off with India’s first space observatory

    Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): A rocket, carrying seven satellites, including India’s first space observatory, blasted off from here on Monday.  Exactly at 10 a.m. the 44.4 metres tall weighing around 320 ton polar satellite launch vehicle’s XL variant (PSLV-XL) blasted off the first launch pad at the rocket port here, around 80 km from Chennai. Besides ASTROSAT, the rocket carries six other foreign satellites.

  • Juventus need to find their identity: Gianluigi Buffon

    Turin (Italy): Italy football giants Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon stressed that his club needs to “find an identity” after their terrible start to Serie A season.  Massimiliano Allegri’s men slumped to their third defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss to Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo on Saturday.  Buffon insisted that he and his teammates must shelve any talk of securing a fifth successive Seria A title for the time-being,