Free Press Journal
  • I was blackmailed before tape came out: Amit Jogi

    Bilaspur : Unfazed by the row over an audio tape about him purportedly “fixing” the bypoll seat in assembly poll last year in Chhattisgarh, Congress MLA Amit Jogi on Saturday  termed the recording as “fake” and claimed he was being blackmailed before the tape surfaced early this week.

  • Members of the Israeli security forces search the area following an attack by an unidentified gunman, who opened fire at a pub in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv .

    Police hunt for gunman after deadly Tel Aviv pub attack

    Tel Aviv : Israeli security forces pressed today a manhunt for the gunman who killed two people and wounded seven others at a Tel Aviv pub, as the motive for the attack remained unclear.

  • German police lifts alert of imminent attack in Munich

    Munich (Germany) : German police lifted an alert of an imminent attack in Munich, hours after evacuating two key train stations over fears jihadists were planning a New Year suicide bomb assault.

  • Injury Hits Saina Nehwal

    Saina Nehwal plays with a fan during the Premier Badminton League at NSCI, Worli on Saturday.

  • 95 cities throw up a range of smart vision statements

    New Delhi: Of the 95 Indian cities that are keen to convert to smart status, most aspire to be clean and green, while others want to leverage their heritage, stimulating economic development and inclusivity, and other unique features.

  • Anti-ISIS group claims BBC website hack

    London: A group of hackers who say they target the online activity linked to the Islamic State (IS) group has claimed the New Year Eve cyber attacks, that brought down the BBC’s network of websites, as a “test of its capabilities”.   All the BBC’s websites were unavailable for several hours on Thursday after what a BBC source described as a distributed denial of service (DdoS) attack.

  • Secondary status to women affects kids’ overall growth

    Mumbai : Though major reasons stated as causes of severe malnutrition are biological and economical, little attention has been given to important factors including cultural beliefs, biases and domestic violence. The inferior status of women in general results in poor attention and care given to the female child.

  • UK plans special force to train anti-IS fighters

    London : The British Army is planning a special force to train local troops in Iraq and Syria to fight Islamic State (IS) terrorists, a media report said here.

  • Londoners get unexpected free ride due to technical glitch

    London : Thousands of commuters in the British capital enjoyed unexpected free travel on the city’s transport network, including buses, trains and underground tube, after a technical glitch collapsed its ticketing system.

  • Mumbai down Warriors

    Mumbai : Mumbai Rockets took full advantage of the injury-forced absence of Saina Nehwal to inflict a 2-1 defeat on Awadhe Warriors in the opening Premier Badminton League (PBL) clash on Saturday. Even before the disappointment of the late pull-out from the tie by Saina, which she announced by citing a foot injury sustained a few weeks ago, could sink in fully, the Warriors had lost the first three matches –- including their trump

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Grand alliance will complete term, says Lalu

    Patna : Asserting that the ruling coalition in Bihar will complete its five-year term, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday praised the functioning of Nitish Kumar-led government and came down heavily on the BJP for saying that “cracks” had appeared in the ruling Grand Secular Alliance.

  • BJP to go solo in the 2017 UP assembly polls

    Bareilly (UP) : Rejecting speculations, BJP leader and Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said his party will contest Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, slated to be next year, on its own.

  • Fifer for Irfan

    Vadodara : After veteran RP Singh’s incisive spell in the Vijay Hazare Trophy final, it was time for another seasoned left-arm paceman Irfan Pathan to serve a reminder to the selectors with a five wicket haul as Baroda crushed Assam by 49 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Pathan recorded career-best T20 figures of 5/13 in four overs as Assam were restricted to 116 for 9 in 20 overs reply to Baroda’s decent score

  • No personal space

    I am 26 years old and have recently got married to my girlfriend who I was seeing for 4 years. Things seem to not how I expected them to be. We both have been compatible all this while but suddenly I feel not so comfortable and that she is too clingy and nagging me all the time. I have always wanted my space and respected hers too but she just doesn’t give

  • Saudi-led coalition announces end of Yemen truce

    Riyadh : A Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen announced the end today of a ceasefire that had been violated on a daily basis since it was declared last month.  The “coalition leadership announces the end of the truce in Yemen starting from 1400” today, the alliance said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.

  • Fr. Agnel emerge overall champs

    Mumbai : Fr. Agnel Multipurpose High School won the boys’ under-11 and under-14 basketball titles and also bagged the overall ‘Team Championship Trophy’ in the inaugural Sports For  All  (SFA)-India’s Premier Inter- School  Sporting  System, which was conducted at the D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, Nerul. In the baskeball competition, the final event of the 10-day inter-schools sporting extravaganza, Fr. Agnel’s boys’ under-11 team defeated strong contenders P.G. Garodia School 19-13 in a closely fought

  • Feeling isolated

    Growing up, I always wanted a big family. I was one of three girls and had lots of cousins, so I always assumed I’d get married in my 20s, have a few children and that would be that. Sadly, that just hasn’t happened. I was with my first proper boyfriend for eight years, but I broke up with him at 29 because I knew in my heart he wasn’t right for me.