Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Sensitivity vital element of policing: PM Modi

    Kutch: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said sensitivity should be a vital element of policing, and a flexible institutional framework should be built, which can help imbibe sensitivity towards citizens in the police force.

  • International karate player now sells tea to make living

    Bhopal: International Karate player Vandana Suryavanshi, once a champion, is now selling tea to make her ends meet. Having played matches both at the national and international level, Vandana also gives Karate coaching classes.

  • Why no action on juvenile’s release: Nirbhaya’s parents

    New Delhi: Questioning the role of the Centre and Delhi government, the parents of December 16 gangrape victim today asked why they did not take action earlier to stop the imminent release of the juvenile convict. Opposing the release of the juvenile, the victim’s mother said, “Our fight is just on the issue that he (juvenile convict) must not come out. If he will come out then what is the point of hearing

  • Knife-wielding Palestinian injures three in Israel

    Jerusalem: Israeli police said on Saturday that a Palestinian stabbed and wounded three Israelis north of Tel Aviv, in a rare attack on the Jewish Sabbath amidst a wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence.

  • P. Chidambaram

    Unfair to drag Sonia Gandhi in DDCA mess: Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said it was “unfair” to drag Congress president Sonia Gandhi in an alleged attempt to fix Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during the UPA regime and accused the Modi government of acting with “ulterior motives” in the National Herald case.

  • Kirti Azad

    DDCA gave money to firms without verification:Kirti Azad

    New Delhi, Dec.20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad on Sunday alleged that lots of companies were given crores of rupees by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and contracts were given out to fraud companies without any verification.

  • Abohar murder: Jakhar seeks support of parties for CBI probe

    Chandigarh: Accusing the ruling SAD of patronising liquor baron Shiv Lal Doda, Congress leader Sunil Jakhar today demanded a CBI probe, monitored by a Punjab and High Court judge, into the murder of a 27-year-old Dalit man whose limbs were chopped off by suspected henchmen of Doda in Abohar.

  • 100-crore clubs a challenge for independent filmmakers: Onir

    Mumbai: Known for making socially relevant off-beat movies, filmmaker Onir feels the biggest challenge an independent film faces today is of distribution and the Rs 100-crore clubs. Onir, best known for directing films like the same sex relationship drama “My Brother…Nikhil” and anthology film “I Am”, says directors are willing to tackle bold subjects, but are unable to do so because of the economics.

  • Cosmetic treatment using one’s own blood gaining ground:expert

    Mumbai,: A recent medical technology of using one’s own blood to provide different cosmetic treatments is catching up with people, claims an expert in the field. Considered as one of the most effective treatment for anti-ageing, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is a non-surgical procedure under which the PRP is extracted from the person’s own blood and then re-injected into areas of the face and neck to treat wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin, says

  • NC, Madhesis agree to resolve Nepal’s political crisis soon

    Kathmandu: Nepal’s main opposition party Nepali Congress and the agitating group of Indian-origin Madhesis have agreed to quickly resolve the current political crisis due to the ongoing blockade of key border trade points with India.

  • ‘Zubaan’ to release on March 4

    Mumbai: Director Mozez Singh’s debut feature film “Zubaan” is all set to release on March 4, next year. The film, starring Vicky Kaushal (of ‘Masaan’ fame) and “Angry Indian Goddesses” actress Sarah-Jane Dias, is a coming-of-age-story of a young man who has a fear of music and is set between Punjab and Delhi.

  • Maha yet to implement 2013 Lokayukta Act: RTI

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has not yet implemented the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013 more than two years after it had been passed and brought into fo ce, according to an RTI activist. The section 63 of the 2013 Act mentions the state which never had a Lokayukta needs to implement the Act within one year of its enforcement, but there is no specific time-frame for its implementation for the state which has

  • 41 missing as massive landslide hits China’s Shenzhen

    Beijing: At least 41 people were today missing after a massive landslide hit an industrial park, crushing 18 buildings in Shenzhen, one of China’s most industrialised cities, as rescuers scrambled through the debris for any sign of life. The landslide hit the Liuxi Industrial Park in Guangming New District in northwest part of the city in south China that borders Hong Kong. More than 700 rescuers are searching the debris for any trapped

  • NASA orders second Boeing Crew mission to ISS

    Washington: In a crucial step, NASA has ordered its second crew mission from Boeing Space Exploration for the International Space Station (ISS) to establish regular crew sorties that will be launched from US soil.

  • Videogames, Child

    Online candy games make kids eat more: study

    London: Parents, take note! Children tend to consume more calories after playing online games that involve food, a new study has found. Researchers found that shortly after playing a game with an embedded food advertisement, children ate 55 per cent more of the candy offered to them than children who had played a game with an embedded toy advertisement. At least once a week, two thirds of all children of primary-school age will

  • 97 hacking cases in Japan since September

    Tokyo: Japanese police on Sunday announced that the international network of activist and hacktivist entities, Anonymous, has attacked at least 97 websites in Japan since September.

  • Hindu, Sikh groups join to protect religious pluralism in US

    Washington: Hindu, Sikh and Muslim groups have joined a White House-initiated inter-faith coalition to celebrate and protect religious pluralism in the US, in the wake of a fresh backlash against religious minorities after the California terror attack that left 14 people dead. “Hate-motivated violence and discrimination deserve no place in a civilised society. They also violate our federal civil rights laws,” head of the civil rights division at the US Department of Justice

  • Ranil Wickremasinghe

    Sri Lanka desires strong defence ties with China, India

    Colombo: Sri Lanka needs to have strong defence ties with countries like China and India, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. Addressing an event to mark the recruitment of a new batch of soldiers to the military, he said the army needs to modernize to be on par with the developing world, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • New technique to control soft robots

    New York: An Indian-origin researcher from North Carolina State University has developed a novel technique for using chains of magnetic nanoparticles to manipulate elastic polymers in 3D which could be used to remotely control new “soft robots”.