Free Press Journal
  • Perception about intolerance limited to Lutyen’s Zone: Amit Shah

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah today dismissed protests over growing intolerance in the country as a “perception” limited to “Lutyen’s Zone”, the area in the heart of the seat of power in the national capital.

  • Lalu-Nitish pushed ‘development’ away from Bihar: Amit Shah

    Chhapra, (Bihar): Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said that Bihar has lagged behind other states as far as development is concerned due to the twenty five year rule of the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.

  • New system to predict online gambling addiction

    London: A new ‘early warning’ system that automatically informs gamblers as soon as their behaviour shows signs of turning into an addiction may help people engage in the pastime more responsibly, says a study.

  • FIH asks IOA to recognise HI as national hockey association

    New Delhi: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has now formally written to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), requesting it to remove all reference of the now defunct Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) from its records and website, and recognise Hockey India (HI).

  • Pavel Nedved appointed Juventus vice president

    Turin: Former Czech football star Pavel Nedved has been appointed Juventus vice president at the Italian club’s annual shareholders’ meeting here.

  • Gurbaj Singh

    Hockey India lifts ban on Gurbaj Singh post High Court order

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) today lifted the nine-month ban on Gurbaj Singh with immediate effect in the wake of Punjab and Haryana High Court’s order that termed the suspension of the senior player “illegal”.

  • Resurgent Mumbai to take on high-fliers Goa

    Mumbai: Having tasted their maiden victory of the season in their previous game, Mumbai City FC would look to build up a winning momentum when they take on table leaders FC Goa in their Indian Super League football clash at the D Y Patil Stadium tomorrow.

  • Airstrikes, Pakistan, terrorist

    47 militants killed in Afghanistan airstrikes

    Kabul: At least 47 Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan air strikes in Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand province, an army source said on Saturday. The army attacked Taliban hideouts in Baba Jee area outside Lashkar Gah on Friday, killing 47 insurgents,” Xinhua news agency quoted Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Rassoul Zazai, spokesman of army Corp 215 Maiwand, as saying.  Sporadic clashes continued over the past week as the militants launched massive attacks

  • Protesters arrested for London demos against Xi Jinping

    London: Dissidents from China and Tibet have accused London’s police of a significant overreaction after they were arrested and had their houses searched following peaceful protests against the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, the media reported on Saturday.

  • Property worth $19 million seized from jailed mafia boss

    Catania: Police in Sicily impounded assets worth 18 million euros ($19 million) from jailed mafia don Ciro Fisicaro, who had continued to run his empire over the past two decades from prison, according to investigators. Friday’s operation in and around the port city of Catania led to seizure of transport firms, supermarkets and hypermarkets, 10 buildings including apartments, warehouses, offices and garages, 57 vehicles, bank accounts and other financial assets, police said.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    ‘Can’t bring Taliban to peace table and kill them at the same time’

    Kabul: Pakistan cannot bring Taliban to peace talks “and be asked to kill them at the same time”, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said. Islamabad is prepared to help revive stalled peace talks between Afghanistan government and Taliban and Sharif has talked about it with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, Khaama press quoted him as saying on Friday at the US Institute of Peace. Sharif’s remarks came after Kabul asked Islamabad to crack

  • Maldives arrests vice president over plot to kill president

    Male: Maldivian authorities today arrested the nation’s Vice President Ahmed Adeeb over an alleged plot to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen, who escaped death after his boat was hit by a bomb last month, the home minister said.

  • SIT formed in Dalit boy death case

    Sonipat (Haryana): A Special Investigation Team has been formed to probe the death of a 15-year-old Dalit youth in Gohana here, a day after two ASIs were booked on murder charges following allegations from the family that he died in police custody.

  • FDA-approved drugs promise new hair growth

    New York: There is good news for people suffering from hair loss. In experiments with mouse and human hair follicles, researchers have found that certain existing drugs promote rapid and robust hair growth when directly applied to the skin.

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    Dalit: CPI(ML) stages protest demanding arrest of culprits

    New Delhi: CPI(ML) today staged protest seeking “immediate” arrests of culprits involved in burning alive of two Dalit toddlers in Faridabad’s Sunped village and demanded stern action against Union Minister V K Singh for his controversial ‘dog’ remark on the killings.

  • Nawaz Sharif,

    BJP says world should understand Pakistan’s dual character

    Bhopal: Dismissing Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s demand for third party intervention on the Kashmir issue, the BJP on Saturday said it was high time the world understood Islamabad’s dual character.

  • Three elephants found dead in Odisha

    Sambalpur (Odisha): Three female elephants died, two of them due to electrocution, in Odisha’s Bargarh and Sambalpur districts, officials said today.