Free Press Journal
  • Couple crushed to death in Bareilly

    Bareilly (UP): A 50-year-old man and his wife were crushed to death by an unidentified vehicle in Bithari Chainpur area here today. Devendra and his wife Sarla Devi (45) were seriously injured when the motorcycle they were riding on was hit by the vehicle near Navdiya village, police said. While Sarla died on the spot, Devendra succumbed to injuries at the hospital, they said. Additional Superintendent of Police Sameer Saurabh said that efforts were being made to trace

  • Mahesh Sharma defends PM Modi’s silence on Dadri case

    New Delhi : With the opposition mounting pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and questioning his silence on the Dadri lynching incident, Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said it is not necessary for the former to speak on every issue.

  • 10 pilgrims injured as bus turns turtle in UP

    Bhadohi (UP): Ten persons, including nine women, were seriously injured when a bus carrying pilgrims overturned in Gopiganj area here. According to police, the incident took place late last night when the bus carrying pilgrims from Amravati in Maharashtra to Varanasi overturned after hitting a divider in Jangiganj area. A total of 30 persons, including 26 women and three men, were travelling in the bus, they said. Ten passengers, including nine women, sustained serious injuries in the incident

  • Lalu Prasad questions Modi’s silence on reservation issue

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the issue of reservation for Dalits and OBCs after RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat demanded a review of the policy.

  • Oil prices up

    Oil prices bounce back in Asian trade

    Singapore: Oil prices bounced back in Asia today as investors weighed a rise in US crude inventories and production against a forecast by OPEC’s chief of rising demand.

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    BJ Watling says Blacks Caps ‘fizzed’ over pink ball Test

    Wellington: New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling has responded enthusiastically to his first workout with the revolutionary pink ball that will be used in a historic day-night Test against Australia next month.

  • IAF to soon induct women pilots into fighter stream: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha

    Hindon (Ghaziabad) : Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon be inducting women pilots in fighter stream, says Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha. Speaking at the 83rd anniversary celebrations of IAF here at the Hindon Air Force Station, Arup Raha said that the Indian Air Force at present has women pilots flying transport aircraft and helicopter. “We are now planning to induct them into the fighter stream to meet the aspiration of young women of

  • Sepp Blatter

    Under-fire Sepp Blatter faces 90-day ban from FIFA

    London: Embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter is on the verge of being suspended from football after being told by the ethics committee that he could face a 90-day provisional suspension.

  • BJP legislators thrash MLA who hosted beef party

    Srinagar: Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid was today thrashed by some BJP legislators in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly for throwing a beef party here, triggering an uproar from the opposition which staged a walkout.

  • Varanasi violence: Congress MLA sent to Fatehgarh jail

    Varanasi: Varanasi district administration has sent Congress MLA Ajay Rai to Fatehgarh jail in Farrukhabad District of Uttar Pradesh, who was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the violence in the city during Anyay Pratikar Yatra.

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    Ghulam Ali’s cancelled concert can take place in Delhi: Kapil Mishra

    New Delhi: After the concert of Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali was called off in Mumbai following threats from the Shiv Sena, Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday said that the concert can take place in the national capital as it will be well received by the people here.

  • Airstrike

    Airstrike kills 13 at Yemen wedding

    Sanaa: At least 13 people were killed and 38 wounded when an airstrike hit a wedding celebration taking place in a Yemen town, a media report said on Thursday. The bomb struck a house, inside which a wedding celebration was going on in Dhamar province, some 100 km south of here, Xinhua reported, citing medics and witnesses.

  • Narendra Modi

    Contribution of Indian Air Force monumental: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday saluted the Indian Air Force Personnel, saying that their contribution was monumental for the country. “I salute our air force personnel on Air Force Day. They have always served India with great courage and determination,” Modi said in a statement. “Contribution of our Air Force is monumental. They are always at the forefront, be it in protecting skies or in times of disasters,” the statement

  • Spanish stock market

    Spanish stock market rises

    Madrid: Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 rose 0.66 percent to close at 10,170 points, up from 10,103.30 points of the previous day. During Wednesday’s session, ArcelorMittal shares led rises, soaring 6.84 percent followed by Acerinox, Gamesa, Sacyr, Banco Popular and Caixabank which, respectively, rose 5.36 percent, 5.29 percent, 3.91 percent, 3.42 percent and 2.87 percent. On the other hand, Tecnicas Reunidas shares led falls, dropping 5.59 percent, followed by IAG, Abengoa “B”,

  • Sensex Recovers

    Sensex opens in green, up 84 points on across-the-board buying

    Mumbai: Extending gains for the seventh consecutive day, the benchmark BSE Sensex was up over 84 points in opening deals on across-the-board buying amid a mixed trend at other Asian bourses. The 30-share index, which had gained 1,419.01 points in the last six sessions, rose by 84.26 points or 0.31 per cent to 27,120.11 with IT, teck, realty, consumer durables and pharma sector stocks helping in the cause. The NSE Nifty gained 19.35 points or

  • Rupee down

    Rupee weakens 18 paise to 65.13 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee depreciated 18 paise to 65.13 against the dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange in early trade today on buying of the US currency by importers. The dollar was firm against major global currencies which dampened rupee sentiment, dealers said. The rupee also fell due to fresh demand for the dollar from importers, but a higher opening in equity markets capped the losses, they added. Yesterday, the rupee recuperated by 46 paise to close at

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    EazyDiner: Gourmet Made Eazy!

    Any foodie knows that showing up without a reservation at a fancy restaurant can only mean one thing, a really long wait! This is something the folks at EazyDiner are seeking to remedy. The app launched in early 2014 is pretty clear about the target audience they’re looking to engage, and that’s the well-dined foodie. Helmed by well-known gourmet and food critic, Vir Sanghvi and a team of similar entrepreneurs with a

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    Charge Up For The Huawei Honor 7i

    Equipped with enticing features, the Huawei 7i throws some interesting tech mania at us. From flip camera to a finger print sensor, read all that you need to know about the new phone. Recently the announcement of the Huawei Honor 7i has been buzzing off the charts. With specs and pricing details being the first thing on everyone’s mind we put down all that matters below.