Free Press Journal
  • Arun Jaitley

    Don’t give us lectures on tolerance: Shiv Sena to Arun Jaitley

    Mumbai: Irked by Union Minister Arun Jaitley’s remarks disapproving of its aggressive protests, Shiv Sena today hit back saying nobody should lecture Maharashtra on tolerance and claimed it is the only party which has “never betrayed people” for the sake of power. Taking a jibe at BJP, the ally said those in government should have supported Shiv Sena in its national mission of targeting Pakistan, but power corrupts one’s mind and “100 Baramatis

  • Nuclear Power

    China to set up third-generation nuclear power company

    Beijing: Two Chinese nuclear power giants plan to set up the country’s third-generation nuclear reactor design known as Hualong One in a joint venture by combining technologies.

  • Saibaba Trust should not spend money on invitation cards: HC

    Mumbai/Shirdi: The Bombay High Court has refused to allow an expenditure of Rs 14.94 lakhs incurred by Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Shirdi towards printing invitation cards and posting them to patrons for the Dussehra function. The order was passed last week by justices A B Chaudhari and Indira K Jain of the Aurangabad bench of the High Court who heard an application filed by the Saibaba Sansthan Trust through its executive officer.

  • CPI slams VK Singh for dog analogy

    New Delhi: Union minister VK Singh’s remarks on Faridabad killing are “visible” signs of emergence of cultural “fascism” in the country under the Narendra Modi regime, CPI today alleged. The former army chief today said the Centre cannot be blamed if somebody throws stone at dog as he tried to defend the government over Faridabad Dalit burning incident. “We strongly condemn this statement by Singh. hat is happening in this country? Earlier, Modi

  • Vaccine, Blood Pressure

    Blood pressure drug can’t undo all damage

    New York: Treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medication can greatly reduce your risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure, but such treatment cannot undo all of the previous damage or restore cardiovascular disease risk to ideal levels, says a study.

  • Cong to burn PM’s effigy for not giving special status to AP

    Hyderabad: The state unit of Congress has called for a programme to burn the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest against not getting a favourable mention on special category status for Andhra Pradesh and special package for Rayalaseem and North Coastal areas. The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee in a statement alleged that the Prime Minister who today laid foundation stone for AP capital Amaravati did not mention anything on the “Special

  • HIV-infected parcels found in Beijing

    Beijing: Beijing’s quarantine authority has issued warnings against the mailing of unauthorised substances through postal or parcel delivery services after HIV-antigens were found in two packages in the Chinese capital.

  • Vanuatu jails 15 politicians for corruption

    Port Vila: A court in the South Pacific Ocean nation of Vanuatu on Thursday sentenced 14 politicians, including Deputy Prime Minister Moana Carcasses and Parliament Speaker Marcellino Pipite, to prison on charges of corruption.

  • Dont play caste politics on Dalit killing: Manoharlal Khattar

    Faridabad: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today visited the family of the two Dalit children who were burnt alive at Sunped village here and said the incident should not be given a “political or casteist colour”. Khattar, who was expected to meet them yesterday, but his visit was cancelled in the wake of protests by angry locals, also handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the aggrieved family.

  • Traumatic farewell for reunited Korean families

    Seoul: North and South Korean families were forced to say a final, traumatic farewell today after meeting for the first time in more than 60 years, as the joy of temporary reunion gave way to the pain of permanent separation.

  • European Union

    EU to hold meeting to find solution to refugee crisis

    Berlin: The European Union will hold an emergency summit of the leaders of the nations affected by the current refugee crisis to find a solution to the plight of thousands of migrants stranded in the western Balkans in their desperate attempt to reach western Europe.

  • ‘Jee Karda’ singer Labh Janjua found dead at Mumbai residence

    Mumbai: Singer Labh Janjua, famous for chartbusters like “London Thumakda” and “Jee Karda”, was found dead at his home here today, police said. The Punjabi singer died at his residence in suburban Goregaon, Additional Commissioner of Police (north region) Fatehsingh Patil told PTI. Asked if it was a natural death or suicide, the police official declined to comment.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Nawaz Sharif raises India’s role in ‘destabilizing’ Pakistan

    Karachi : In an official visit to the United States, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met US Secretary of State John Kerry and explained the alleged role of Indian intelligence agencies in destabilizing Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), Balochistan and Karachi. Three separate dossiers were handed over to the US, which contains evidence of alleged India involvement in destabilizing role in these areas, reported the Dawn. Sharif also reiterated the peace initiatives he spoke

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    Separatist leaders prevented from attending Rasool’s condolence meeting

    Srinagar: Police detained the chairman of hardline faction of the All Party Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Thursday when he came out of his residence to attend a condolence meeting of Zahid Rasool, a truck driver killed in petrol bomb attack at Udhampur, in Batangoo Kulgam.

  • Debris, MH 370

    Chinese company’s suit against MH370 passenger dismissed

    Beijing: A Beijing court has dismissed an appeal from a Chinese real estate company against a man who was travelling on the still missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 because the passenger is yet untraced.

  • Celebrate this Karva Chauth, Bollywood style

    One of the most beautiful festivals of the year is on its way, all set to add a loving touch on married couples. Yes, Karva Chauth is a festival when married women will be celebrating this occasion with their better halves by fasting for the whole day.

  • Barack Obama-Nawaz Sharif

    Afghanistan to feature prominently during Sharif-Obama talks

    Washington DC : U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to keep American troops in Afghanistan till 2017 will take the centre stage during his meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, according to foreign policy insiders.