Free Press Journal
  • Ghulam Ali

    Sena threatens to disrupt Ghulam Ali show in Lucknow

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh unit of Shiv Sena today threatened to disrupt the scheduled concert of Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali on December 3 during the Lucknow Mahotsav. The Sena said if the state government did not want to invite any untoward incident during the Lucknow festival, it should desist from allowing Ghulam Ali to perform. “If Ghulam Ali somehow manages to reach here to perform at the Lucknow Mahotsav as scheduled on

  • Coal Scam

    Coal scam: CBI asked to reply on accused’ plea to inspect docs

    New Delhi: A special court today directed the CBI to furnish a detailed reply before it about the documents, which were sought to be inspected by two accused in a coal scam case, and specify whether they were relevant to the case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar asked the agency to give specific averments regarding these documents and their relevance to the case.

  • Maoists Attacks

    Odisha villagers seek protection from Maoist threat

    Malkangiri: Residents of Kamnaguda village in Odisha’s Malkangiri district today sought protection from the state government, claiming that they felt harassed by left-wing ultras and police questioning. The members of about 40 tribal families met Malkangiri district superintendent of police Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and apprised him about their miseries. The villagers, including women and infants, reached the district police headquarters and sought the SP’s intervention.

  • India, China ink pacts on water resources, culture

    New Delhi: India and China today signed two agreements including one in the field of water resources on sharing hydrological data on Satluj river after talks between Vice President Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao here.

  • Indian-fishermen

    TN fishermen’s remand extended by Lankan court

    Rameswaram (TN): The judicial custody of nine Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on October 9, was today extended till November 20 by a court in the island nation. Paruthithurai Judicial Magistrate Ganesh Raja passed the order when the fishermen from Nagapattinam district were produced before him on expiry of their remand, Tamil Nadu Coastal Fishermen’s Association President P Sesuraj said here quoting information received by him.

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    CBI, AVUT seek review of SC order in 1997 Uphaar fire case

    New Delhi: The CBI and the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) today moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy in which 59 cine-goers had died of asphyxia during the screening of Bollywood movie ‘Border’. The probe agency, in its review plea, has said the apex court did not give it time to put its views forth which has resulted in the “miscarriage of

  • Vitamin D boosts vascular function in kidney patients: study

    New Delhi: Supplementation of Vitamin D improves vascular function and reduces inflammation in patients with early stage of chronic kidney disease, according to a new study. Simple identification and correction of Vitamin D deficiency has the potential to improve the outcomes among kidney patients, said the study conducted by researchers from the George Institute for Global Health, New Delhi and the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

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    Introverts should stay away from Facebook

    London: If you are an introvert, better stay away from Facebook as the social networking site suits extroverts more, suggests a new study. The study found that introverts with Facebook pages may feel aloof in their group of friends, possibly because they see their friends doing things that they feel excluded from, New Zealand Herald reported.

  • Vijender Singh eyes another smashing show in 2nd pro bout

    Dublin: Buoyed by a knockout start to his professional career, Indian boxer Vijender Singh will be up against Dean Gillen in his second bout here tomorrow in front of an audience which will not just have boxing aficionados but also Hollywood executives exploring his potential as a movie star.

  • Facebook

    Introverts should stay away from Facebook

    London: If you are an introvert, better stay away from Facebook as the social networking site suits extroverts more, suggests a new study.

  • France to impose border controls for UN climate summit

    Paris: France will impose border controls for one month from November 30 for the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Friday said it was a precaution “because of the terrorist threat or risk of public disorder”, BBC reported. However, Cazeneuve insisted that the decision to reimpose border controls was not linked to Europe’s current migrant crisis. “It is by no means a suspension of Schengen,”

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi for Punjab farmers plight

    Bathinda: Taking on the Badal government and NDA at the Centre over the farm crisis in Punjab, Rahul Gandhi today said industrialists are always given a “red carpet welcome” in the Modi government while farmers are met with “closed” doors by banks. Winding up his two-day tour of Malwa belt of Punjab, the bastion of the Badal family, he said, “The Modi run NDA government did not accept Congress points on Land Bill

  • KLM bans checked luggage on Cairo-Amsterdam flight

    The Hague : Dutch airline KLM today banned checked luggage on an early flight from Cairo to Amsterdam after Britain and the US said a bomb may have brought down a Russian plane in Egypt.

  • Narendra Modi

    Congress running poisonous campaign againse govt: BJP

    New Delhi:  BJP today rejected former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s description of recent violent incidents as an “assault on the nation”, saying he should have realised that these took place in states ruled by non-BJP parties, including Congress, and the Centre had nothing to do with them. The ruling party also deprecated the Congress over its persistent the criticism of the Modi government on rising tolerance accusing the opposition party of running a

  • Marathi Sahitya Sammelan head supports award return campaign

    Pune: Minutes after he was appointed president of the prestigious ’89th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan’ today, noted writer Sripal Sabnis declared his support to the ‘award return’ campaign by men of letters in the country. Asked about his stand on the ongoing controversy prompting writers, artistes and scientists to return their government awards, Sabnis said, “An atmosphere of intolerance is currently prevailing in the country which cannot be defended by any person