Free Press Journal
  • Lana Del Rey gets restraining orders against two Russian fans

    Los Angeles:  Singer Lana Del Rey has convinced a judge to issue restraining orders against two female fans from Russia who she fears might kill her. The 30-year-old claims the two Russians are obsessed stalkers and she’s afraid for her life, reports Del Rey filed “a set of restraining orders,” according to the report, in which she described how the fans have screamed at her in public and tracked her down

  • Onir feels `Charaunga` deserves national award

    New Delhi: Bollywood acclaimed director Onir, who is known for his independent cum commercial flicks, has now donned the producer’s hat for Bikas Ranjan Mishra’s directorial debut ‘Chauranga’. Onir, whose last flick ‘I AM’ grabbed the national award, was recently in the national capital to promote ‘Chauranga’ along with the star cast.

  • Pakistan court sends notice to Punjab govt for arrest of ex SGPC President

    Lahore: A Pakistani court today issued a notice to the Punjab government on bail petition filed by former president of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandakh Committee (PSGPC), who is facing a blasphemy case for attacking a Gurdwara in Nankana Sahib. Police had registered a blasphemy case against former PSGPC president Sardar Mastan Singh and his 25 accomplices,  mostly Sikhs, for allegedly attacking a Gurdwara in Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak, and chanting anti-sate slogans on the complaint

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    Shiv Sena workers burn PM Narendra Modi’s poster 

    Thiruvananthapuram: A group of Shiv Sena activists burnt a poster of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in  front of the secretariat here today, protesting against India’s alleged ‘soft approach’ towards Pakistan in the wake of terror stike at the IAF base in Pathankot.

  • China

    China set to open first counter-terrorism college

    Shaanxi : Days after passing controversial first counter-terrorism law, China is considering establishing its first counter-terrorism college in its northwest Shaanxi Province, where students will be offered undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

  • Nepal Unrest

    Nepal slaps treason charges against three Madhesi activists

    Kathmandu: The Nepal government on Monday filed treason charges against three Madhesi activists for holding a mock referendum on ‘Free Madhes’. They were arrested from the south-eastern Nepali Siraha district on Saturday, and brought to Kathmandu for the filing of treason charges at a Special Court that looks after cases of treason and matters of national sensitivity.

  • Powerful explosion heard in downtown Kabul

    Kabul: A powerful explosion rocked downtown Kabul this evening, the second blast of the day to hit the Afghan capital.Officials were trying to determine the exact location of the explosion and there were no immediate reports of casualties, Kabul police spokesman Abdul Basir Mujahid told AFP. An interior ministry spokesman said the blast was caused by a car bomb.

  • UAE downgrades diplomatic ties with Iran

    Riyadh: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday decided to downgrade its diplomatic relations with Iran to that of charge d’ affaires-level and to require a reduction in the number of Iranian diplomats stationed in the UAE. A foreign affairs ministry statement said that Saif Al Zaabi, the UAE Ambassador in Tehran, has been summoned home, in accordance with this decision.

  • Questions over my future misguided: Real Madrid coach Benitez

    Madrid: Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez has described repeated questions bout his future as “misguided” and praised his footballers for their display in Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Valencia. Benitez was denied a much-needed win thanks to Paco Alcacer’s late header, having led early on through Karim Benzema. The Frenchman’s opener was cancelled out by Dani Parejo prior to half-time before Mateo Kovacic was dismissed for a lunge on Andres Gomes.

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    Govt to review Indo-Pak ties after Pathankot ops are over: Jaitley

    New Delhi: The government will take a view on the talks between India and Pakistan after the operations at the Pathankot air base are over, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. “Let the operation get over then the government will take a view,” Jaitley told ANI when asked if Indo-Pak talks will be affected in the wake of the Pathankot attack.

  • NIA registers case in Pathankot terror strike

    New Delhi: NIA today registered a case to probe the conspiracy of Pakistan-based terrorist group, believed to be Jaish-e-Mohammed, behind the strike at the IAF base in Pathankot in Punjab. The case was initially registered by local police station in Pathankot that was transferred and handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), a central probe agency that was set up after the audacious 26/11 Mumbai terror strike to probe all terror cases

  • Arsenal doesn’t need new signings: Giroud

    London: English football club Arsenal’s striker Olivier Giroud insists that the team has a good enough squad to win the Premier League and has rejected suggestions that they need to strengthen in three areas in the January transfer window. The Arsene Wenger-coached side is currently atop the standings, ahead by two points from Leicester City, but former England player Alan Shearer claimed that the London club is three players short of having

  • Officials summoned over supply of contaminated water

    Shimla: Taking serious note of supply of contaminated water in the ‘Queen of Hills’, as Shimla is popularly called, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday issued notice to the state.

  • Who is responsible for the mess in Air India, wonders SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that while private airlines were prospering, Air India was running into losses and wondered who should be held accountable for the mess inflicting the national carrier.

  • Charlie Hebdo ‘feels alone’ in its fight to poke fun at world

    Paris: Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical weekly propelled to global notoriety when its cartoonists were shot dead by jihadist gunmen a year ago on Thursday, has been abandoned in its struggle to “laugh at everything”, one of the survivors of the attack said. In the wake of the killing of eight of its staff on January 7, 2015, Charlie Hebdo became one of the best-known publications in the world and the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie flashed across social networks.

  • B S Bassi

    People of city ‘fortunate’ police not under Delhi govt: Bassi

    New Delhi: Delhiites are “fortunate” that the city police was not under the jurisdiction of the Delhi government as otherwise it would have had to “give in to local pressure”, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi said today. “I can tell you that people of Delhi are fortunate to have the police not under the Delhi government…otherwise there would be a lot of local pressure,” he said.

  • Moto 360 men’s collection now available on Amazon

    New Delhi: Motorola watch’s Moto 360 (2nd Gen) men’s collection is now available on e-commerce website Amazon India with a new variant of the product on sale. The men’s collection includes cognac leather, black leather and black metal variants. The black collection is available in 46 mm with black metal band and in 42 mm with black leather band variants while the silver collection is available in 42 mm in the cognac

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    Relief to flood affected will be paid soon: Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Monday and a total sum of Rs.700 crore has been paid towards flood relief to the affected people/families till date and the balance will be paid before January 11.

  • MIEL, CLI Corp to set up Hingula coal washery

    New Delhi: Coal India Limited has awarded Monnet Ispat & Energy and CLI Corporation, USA the work of setting up Hingula coal washery in Odisha, which has a capacity of 10 million tonnes per year.

  • 31 Indian golfers in fray for Asian Tour Qualifying School

    Hua Hin (Thailand): A total of 31 Indian golfers, including S. Chikka and Khalin Joshi, will feature in the Asian Tour Qualifying School that has attracted a total of 646 entries as players from across the globe vie for playing rights on the 2016 Asian Tour season. The 2016 Asian Tour Qualifying School, sponsored by the Sports Authority of Thailand, will be held over a two-week run in Thailand with the first stage starting