Free Press Journal
  • Palestinian shot by Israeli police in Jerusalem dies

    Jerusalem: A Palestinian seriously wounded during clashes with Israeli border police in east Jerusalem died of his wounds today, Israeli police and Palestinian medical sources said. Police said he was shot after opening fire at border police late last night, and the Red Crescent said he was killed by a live bullet at the clashes in Shuafat refugee camp. He was identified by his family as 22-year-old Ahmed Qali.

  • Japan hits out as UNESCO archives Nanjing massacre documents

    Tokyo: Japan today lashed out at UNESCO’s decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register, describing it as “extremely regrettable” and calling for the process to be reformed.

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    Athiya Shetty as the Maybelline girl

    We have seen Alia Bhatt turn eyes by endorsing the popular makeup brand Maybelline. Now, the campaign to take it further is on the shoulders of Hero actress Athiya Shetty. In fact she even posted about her anticipation for the shoot on her Facebook page saying, “Hi guys! !The countdown begins! Can’t wait to start off my journey as a ?#?MaybellineGirl? and ?#?MakeItHappen?!”.?? Today, and more precisely just a while back,

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    The eight high notes of poet-maestro Ravindra Jain

    The recent demise of Ravindra Jain has brought his fans to a stand still. He was a lyricist par excellence, composer extraordinaire and singer with soul, preferred to take recourse to small films, regional music, television serials (mostly of the mythological variety) and non-film albums (mostly devotional) rather than succumb to the lure of trends that are even now destroying the soul and spirit of Hindi film music.

  • China’s low-cost airlines explore more routes

    Beijing: China’s Spring Airlines, the country’s largest low-cost carrier, will launch its first direct flight between Changchun city, capital of Jilin province, and Bangkok, as the airline explores more international routes.

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    Female fans rob Salman Khan at a high-end night club

    One one hand Salman Khan’s father underwent surgery, while on the other he has been the victim of an unusual level of fan frenzy. Earlier a female fan clicking a selfie with Salman and posting it on social network sites claiming to be his girlfriend, when we now hear of Salman Khan being robbed by two female fans at a posh night club in Mumbai.

  • Taiwan leader warns successor to keep status quo with China

    Taipei: Taiwan’s China-friendly president today warned his successor to continue to meet Beijing’s condition for dialogue that the two sides see each other as parts of one country, despite growing discontent at home toward the mainland’s Communist leadership.

  • Censor Board allows producers to modify A films to UA for television

    In order to end the tiff between producers and the censor board over the conversion of Adults films to ‘UA’ to make them suitable for television viewing, the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has decided to let producers voluntarily cut their films and submit them for censor certification.

  • International help arrives to tackle Indonesia fires

    Jakarta: International help to assist Indonesia in combating forest and agricultural fires cloaking Southeast Asia in haze has begun to arrive on Sumatra island, an official said today.

  • Lalu does it again, uses ‘narbhakshi’ and ‘bramhapishaach’ for Amit Shah, PM Modi

    Patna : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah by branding him a ‘narbhakshi’ (cannibal) again, saying that the BJP was over and there was no hope for their victory in the upcoming Bihar elections. “Amit Shah is a ‘narbhakshi.’ The defeat of the BJP is certain. Do you know what the crime rate of Gujarat was when Narendra Modi

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    Connectivity and bamboo can change Tripura, says DoNER Minister

    Agartala (Tripura) : DoNER Minister Dr.Jitendra Singh met Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Friday and discussed the progress of various projects for the development of the landlocked bordering state through improving connectivity and proper utilisation of its strategic location beside abundantly available raw materials.

  • Raghuvansh Prasad says Rishi-Maharshi also used to eat beef

    Patna: Adding further meat to the beef controversy, senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad has said that even Rishi-Maharshi (saints) used to eat beef, buttressing his party chief Lalu Prasad’s claim that “Hindus also eat beef”.

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    Prashant Bhushan flays Kejriwal’s claims of removing ‘corrupt’ minister

    New Delhi : Civil Liberties activist and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Saturday flayed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s claims of removing Food Minister Asim Ahmed Khan on grounds of corruption, questioning why such defector were given ticket in the elections.

  • Election Commission

    EC should punish Giriraj Singh for violating Model Code of Conduct: JD (U)

    New Delhi : The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday condemned the remarks over beef made by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh, saying that he has a habit of making provocative remarks and thus the Election Commission should take cognizance and strict action against him. “Giriraj Singh is the same leader who said that those not voting for BJP should go to Pakistan. The Election Commission should take cognizance of his

  • Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh goes on hunger strike in jail protesting ‘unfair probe’

    Kolkata : Suspended Trinamool Congress lawmaker Kunal Ghosh, an accused in Saradha chit fund scam, on Saturday, went on an indefinite hunger strike in a Kolkata jail alleging unfair probe against him by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Ghosh had earlier, while making his own submission before CBI judge Arvind Mishra, said he would go on indefinite hunger strike, and had questioned why others involved in the scam were not arrested by

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    Cow slaughter rumours trigger tension in Mainpuri, 21 arrested

    Mainpuri (UP): After Dadri, tension now prevails in this district where rumours of cow slaughter triggered violence with protesters targeting police vehicles and setting afire shops, leaving seven policemen injured.