Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan police officials suspended over FIR against 3-yr-old

    Islamabad: Pakistan interior minister Nisar Ali Khan has suspended the investigation officer and station house officer here for registering an FIR against a three-year-old boy in a land grabbing case besides issuing a show-cause notice to the top officials on the matter.

  • Americans drawn to political outsiders

    Washington: At a time when Americans hold a highly skeptical view of Washington, political outsiders are seeing their popularity surge.

  • Compassion leads to more help, less punishment

    New York: Compassion shapes our behaviour towards a person wronged and a wrongdoer and may lead us to help the wronged than to punish the wrongdoer, researchers have found.

  • Magnesium intake may help prevent pancreatic cancer

    Washington: Taking magnesium supplements could help prevent pancreatic cancer, suggests a new study which found that every 100-milligrammes-per-day decrease in magnesium intake was linked to a 24 per cent increase in the occurrence of the deadly disease. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in both men and women in the US, researchers said.

  • sanaa yemen saudi led bombing

    2 Indians among 3 killed in missile attack in Saudi

    Riyadh: Indians were among three persons killed when a missile fired from strife-torn Yemen struck Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border city of Najran, the third such incident this year involving Indians. The shelling last evening killed two Indian workers and one Saudi citizen, a civil defence spokesman was quoted as saying by the state-run SPA news agency.

  • 13 Malaysian tourists killed in Thailand bus accident

    Bangkok: At least 13 Malaysian tourists were killed and eight others injured today when their chartered bus crashed in Thailand’s famous tourist place Chiang Mai city. The incident took place in the morning in Chiang Mai- Chiang Rai Road in Tambon Pamieng of Doi Saked district, about 700 kilometres north of Bangkok.

  • earth-global warming

    Earth’s recent history may predict global temperatures

    New York: Climate change over the last 150 years may estimate future global temperatures, a NASA study has found. According to a new NASA study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, to quantify climate change, researchers need to know the Transient Climate Response (TCR) and Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity (ECS) of Earth.

  • Deepika Padukone

    I’m conservative when it comes to relations: Deepika

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone says she is traditional and conservative about relations. Deepika is rumoured to be dating her “Bajirao Mastani co-star Ranveer Singh. In the recently released film there is a love triangle, in which Deepika plays Bajirao’s (Ranveer) second wife Mastani. Both Kashi Bai, essayed by Priyanka Chopra, and she are in love with Bajirao.

  • Shahrukh Khan

    You never learn acting till you die: SRK

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has been entertaining fans with his versatile roles in films for over two decades now, says there is no specific “formula” to be an actor. He feels one never learns acting “till you die”.

  • Why is Ranveer ‘feeling very weird’

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who sported a bearded look and ponytail to play Maratha warrior Peshwa Bajirao I in his latest film “Bajirao Mastani”, says he is feeling weird after letting go of the look.

  • Lisa Ray’s ‘only complaint’ in India

    Mumbai: Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray, known for films like “Water” and “Bollywood/Hollywood”, says that in India, she didn’t get the credit for being a trained actress.

  • Shahrukh Khan with Kajol

    Kajol and I are clumsy together: Shah Rukh Khan

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s chemistry comes across as most natural on screen but the superstar says the pair is “very clumsy” while shooting for intense, romantic scenes. Shah Rukh reunites with Kajol, 41, on screen after a gap of five years with Rohit Shetty’s “Dilwale”.

  • Jacqueline Fernandez

    Jacqueline makes Akki giggle with `secret santa `gift

    New Delhi: With Christmas around the corner, it seems like Jacqueline Fernandez has already started the celebrations and has made her `Housefull 3’ co-actors Akshay Kumar, Nargis Fakhri and Lisa Haydon join the festivity.

  • Moody

    FDI focus to improve external finances, bolster rupee: Moody’s

    New Delhi: Describing India’s focus on FDI as “credit positive”, Moody’s Investors Service said improvement in the external situation will also provide support to the rupee. “If recent changes in the policy successfully shift the composition of foreign capital inflows towards foreign direct investment, it would lower capital account volatility, a credit positive,” Moody’s Investors Service VP (Senior Research Analyst) Rahul Ghosh told PTI.

  • Delayed GST bill better than flawed one: Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today said he agrees with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that a delayed GST bill is better than a flawed one, contending that the present bill is “flawed”. “Agree with FM @arunjaitley. A delayed GST is better than a flawed one. Present GST Bill is flawed,” he said in a tweet, a day after Jaitley indicated at a FICCI gathering that passage of Goods and Services Bill

  • Air France flight makes emergency landing after bomb alert

    Nairobi: An Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya after a suspicious package was found on board, Kenyan police said. Flight AF 463, which had 459 passengers and 14 crew members on board, had left Mauritius at 9pm local time (2230 IST) and was due to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle at 5:50am (1020 IST).

  • Tax

    Over 27 lakh new assesses brought under IT net country-wide

    New Delhi: Over 27 lakh new assessees from across the country have been brought under the tax net by the Income Tax department as part of its ambitious drive to bring one crore fresh taxpayers within its ambit this financial year.

  • CBI

    Illegal remittances racket minted Rs 100 crore?

    New Delhi: The masterminds of illegal remittances racket operating through Bank of Baroda were allegedly charging Rs 1.35 for every dollar sent abroad from people who wanted to use their services. The CBI investigation into over Rs 6,000 crore transfer (about USD 100 crore) to Hong Kong and Dubai through BoB Ashok Vihar Branch has indicated that the master operators were charging this premium by offering their channel to send the money outwards,

  • GST Bill

    GST does not figure in Jaitley-Jaya talks

    Chennai: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today held discussions with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa about flood rehabilitation efforts but indicated that the crucial GST Bill, which is stuck in Parliament, did not figure in the meeting. The chief minister also sought an interim assistance of Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre as she apprised the Union Finance Minister of the “calamity of unprecedented magnitude”.