Free Press Journal
  • Girl raped

    Minor raped, murdered in Bengal

    Kolkata: An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in West Bengal’s North Dinajpur district, police said. The incident happened late Monday night in Kaliaganj some 400 km from Kolkata. According to the police, the accused identified as Vicky, lured the minor on the pretext of giving her prasad and allegedly raped her. She was found lying unconscious and bleeding and was declared dead in hospital.

  • A K Antony

    CPI-M lives in bygone era: Antony

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is living in a bygone era, former defence minister A.K. Antony said. “It’s most unfortunate that the CPI-M is living and thinking in a bygone era,” the Congress leader told the media.

  • Prime facie sedition case against Hardik Patel: HC

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court today said there is prime facie case of sedition against Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, while refusing to quash the FIR filed against him in Surat. However, the court has ordered to drop section 153 (A) (creating enmity between two communities) of IPC from the FIR. Justice J B Pardiwala said there is prime facie case of sedition against Hardik as he had advised a youth to kill

  • chamomile tea

    Reasons to introduce chamomile tea to your daily routine

    So you have read that beverages may aggravate skin ageing even though it refreshes you. While you are still tossing around with the idea of reaching out for yet another cup of tea, here’s our advice to you: opt for chamomile tea, just this once. Why, you ask? Isn’t anti-ageing treatment served in the form of a hot cup on a tiring day worth it, after all?

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal condemns ‘raid’ by Delhi Police at Kerala Bhavan

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today condemned a “raid” by Delhi Police at Kerala Bhavan here following a complaint that its canteen was serving beef, and wondered if a CM would be arrested from a state guest house if he was suspected of eating something that BJP does not like.

  • India, Africa demand ‘rightful place’ in UN Security Council 

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday made a strong pitch for early reforms of the United Nations Security Council before a gathering of Africa’s leaders, saying both India and and Africa can no longer be excluded from their “rightful place” in the world body.

  • bihar

    PM Modi bats for development, calls grand alliance ‘3 Idiots’

    Sitamarhi (Bihar): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the leaders of grand alliance are making baseless allegations against the NDA as they are aware of their fate in the Bihar Assembly polls. Prime Minister Modi urged the people of Bihar not to cast their votes in favour of those practicing caste-based politics. “If Bihar wants to succeed it has to choose the path of development which will be provided by the BJP-led

  • Vyapam scam

    CPIO told to furnish Vyapam info, documents sought under RTI

    Bhopal: After “initially” denying information related to Vyapam scam under Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Prime Minister Office has now directed its Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) to handover the desired documents sought by activist Ajay Dube after thorough examination.

  • Retrial of police officer who beat Indian grandfather begins

    Washington: The retrial of a US police officer accused of violently assaulting a 58-year-old Indian grandfather that left him partially paralysed has begun in a federal court in Alabama. Eric Parker is charged with violating the civil rights of Suresh bhai Patel following an encounter in a Madison neighbourhood off County Line Road on February 6.

  • emraan-esha

    Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta come together for a music video

    Bollywood’s ‘serial- kisser’ aka Emraan Hashmi, who has been keeping a low key profile these days, will now be seen in Bhushan Kumar’s music video. This music video will see Emran Hashmi being paired opposite Esha Gupta, who was also his co-star in films likeeJannat 2 and Raaz 3. The said music video is being directed by Amit Sharma and is being produced by the musical giant T-Series. The song that has

  • salman sultan

    No Sylvester Stallone in Sultan

    One doesn’t know where such outlandish stories originate from. But the latest doing the rounds is that Sylvester Stallone will be playing Salman Khan’s guru and mentor in director Ali Abbas Zafar’s Sultan.

  • Nikhil Advani

    Hrithik Roshan was never part of Baazaar – Nikhil Advani

    Reports that Hrithik Roshan has “opted out” of Nikhil Advani’s next film entitled Baazaar about the internecine wars in the stock market has the director baffled and annoyed. It is being whispered that Hrithik Roshan lost confidence in Nikhil’s abilities after his two back-to-back films Hero and Katti Batti under-performed at the box office. However Nikhil has another story to tell. “Hrithik was never confirmed for Baazaar. We only had one small hour-long conversation

  • Prem Ratan Dhan Payo pulled for its language by Censors

    Who would have thought that Sooraj Barjatya’s cinema, known for its vegetarian aesthetics would be pulled for its language before being granted a censor certificate? This is exactly what happened when Sooraj Barjatya’s latest film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (PRDP) was submitted for a censor certificate on Friday afternoon.

  • heart attack

    Majority of young heart attack patients unaware of cardiac risks

    Washington D.C.: A new study has revealed that many young heart attack patients, especially women, are unaware of the impending cardiac risks. Examining 3,501 heart attack survivors, the researchers found that only 53 percent had considered themselves at risk. Even fewer, 46 percent, of the patients reported being told they were at risk by a healthcare provider, and only 49 percent reported discussing heart disease and risk modification with a doctor.

  • Diabetes

    New herbal hope for diabetics!

    Lucknow: For those having high blood sugar levels and are on antibiotics for long, state-owned National Botanical Garden Institute (NBRI) here has come up with a herbal and healthy option. “We have developed a medicine for Type-II diabetes patients on Ayurvedic method, which does not have any side effect,” Senior Principal Scientist A K S Rawat told PTI today.

  • Wal-Mart

    Wal-Mart eyes drone home deliveries

    San Francisco: Wal-Mart is actively looking at the possibility of using drones to make deliveries to US customers, a spokesman has said, following the lead of Amazon and other retailers. The retail behemoth has been testing the technology indoors “for several months” and on Monday made a request to US aviation authorities to do likewise outside. In addition to deliveries, Wal-Mart wants to use the unmanned aircraft to keep a bird’s eye view on its warehouses or other facilities, or to

  • Intolerance: Scientists urge Prez to initiate suitable action

    Chennai: Voicing concern over incidents of intolerance, including the killing of Kannada thinker M M Kalburgi, a group of scientists has petitioned President Pranab Mukherjee, urging him to initiate “suitable actions”. Holding that a highly polarised community is like a nuclear bomb close to criticality, they also appealed to the Centre and state governments to act against “anti-human, anti-civilisational act.”

  • MakeMyTrip

    MakeMyTrip holds app-only sale, eyes fivefold surge in traffic

    New Delhi: After e-commerce marketplace Flipkart, online travel firm MakeMyTrip has now announced an app-only sale starting today to cash in on the upcoming holiday season. MakeMyTrip expects to see a fivefold surge in traffic during the offer period, which will close on November 2. The company will offer cashbacks and discounts on flight and hotel bookings during the sale.

  • exercise

    Intense ‘light weight’ exercise increases bone density in adults

    Washington D.C.: A new study has revealed that indulging in low-weight, high-repetition exercise can increase bone mineral density up to eight percent in adults. According to the findings, this type of strength training may be an effective and maintainable method of increasing bone mineral density in older people and sedentary groups. Lead researcher Jinger Gottschall of the Penn State said that this was such a profound finding because low-weight, high-repetition exercise was easily attainable

  • Beef Ban

    No beef at Kerala Bhawan, says state chief secy

    New Delhi: Kerala government today dismissed claims that beef curry was served at Kerala Bhawan here and said that a complaint has been lodged over entry of activists without permission following the episode yesterday involving a call to police complaining about cow meat on the canteen menu.