Free Press Journal
  • Sanjay Nirupam

    Cong questions Sanjay Nirpuam on article against Sonia-Nehru

    New Delhi: Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam appears to be in for trouble with the party high command seeking an explanation from him over the issue of articles in a party journal slamming Jawaharlal Nehru and terming Sonia Gandhi’s father a “fascist soldier”.

  • Kiku Sharda apologises after arrest, says I was doing my job

    Kaithal (Haryana), Jan. 13 (ANI): Television actor Kiku Sharda, who has been arrested for mimicking self-styled godman and Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Wednesday said that he had merely followed the script given to him during his act, adding that his job was to entertain the people.

  • Belgium identifies 3 safehouses used by Paris attacks suspects

    Brussels: Belgian police have found two apartments and a house used by suspects before they carried out the terror attacks in Paris, prosecutors said today. “The investigators were able to identify three premises that have been used by the conspiring perpetrators of the attacks of 13th November 2015,” a spokesman for federal prosecutor Eric Van Der Sypt said in a statement in English.

  • Turkey detains 68 IS supects in nationwide raids: report

    Istanbul: Turkey has detained 68 suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in raids across the country, state media said today. The arrests were made after an IS suicide bomber killed 10 people in central Istanbul yesterday, but the reports did not make clear if there was any connection.

  • 5 people missing after mini bus falls into reservoir in China

    Beijing: Five people, including three geologists, went missing after their minibus fell into a reservoir in east China’s Zhejiang Province today. The accident took place at 9:40 am (local time) in a remote village in Suichang County in Lishui City.

  • Paul Scholes rules out Man U’s chances to seal PL title

    London: Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes that Louis Van Gaal-led side can make it to the top four in the Premier League, but ruled out their possibility to claim this season’s title.

  • Vietnam accuses China of threatening civilian air traffic

    Hanoi: Vietnam has accused China of threatening safety of civilian flights over the disputed South China Sea by failing to properly inform its aviation authorities of Beijing’s recent test flights to a man-made island also claimed by Hanoi. Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said that although a Chinese Embassy representative did inform the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry about the flights last month, prompting a protest from Hanoi, that did not extend to

  • Rookie pacer Boland says he learnt lessons from India ODI

    Brisbane: Rookie Australian paceman Scott Boland got his first taste of international cricket with a sound thrashing from the Indian batsmen in the first ODI but still insisted that he learnt valuable lessons from his debut match which the home side won by five wickets.

  • Donald Trump terms Obama’s final address as ‘boring’

    Washington: Republican front-runner Donald Trump today dismissed as “boring” and “non-substantive” President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address. “The State Of The Union speech was one of the most boring, rambling and non-substantive I have heard in a long time,” Trump said in a tweet late last night.

  • Kane Williamson impressed with Kiwis’ attacking cricket

    Wellington : New Zealand star batter Kane Williamson, who is expected to lead the team after Brendon McCullum’s retirement, has said that he is pleased that his side continued their attacking brand of cricket despite the absence of their ongoing skipper.

  • Khawaja aims to cement place after getting lucky break

    Brisbane: David Warner’s paternity leave has opened the ODI doors for Usman Khawaja after nearly three years in Australia’s ongoing series against India and the Test regular says he would look to make an immediate mark should he make the final XI for the second ODI here on Friday.

  • Carlos in talks to join Real Madrid coaching staff

    Madrid: Having guided Delhi Dynamos to the Indian Super League (ISL) football semi-finals last year, Brazil legend Roberto Carlos is now aiming to jump to the next level as a coach with a move to the backroom staff at former club Real Madrid.

  • Wahab Riaz warns Kiwis to be wary of Pak’s pace attack

    Wellington : Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has warned New Zealand to be wary of his side in the upcoming series as they have got more variety and experience in their pace attack.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal meets families of those killed in Pathankot attack

    Gurdaspur (PB): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today met the families of the security personnel and taxi driver gunned downed by terrorists in Pathankot and announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each to their next of kin.

  • JD (U) silences critics, downplays reports of Lalu’s interference in Bihar

    New Delhi: Asserting that the Nitish Kumar government is functioning in an effective manner, the Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday attempted to downplay the row over Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s interference in the state of affairs in Bihar and said that false and baseless stories were being circulated by the opposition.

  • ‘Obama’s policies often fallen far short of his soaring words’

    Washington: Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley today criticised President Barack Obama’s policies as having “fallen far short of his soaring words” during his seven-year-long tenure as she asked Americans to resist the “angriest voices” on immigration.

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    Reliance Communications clarifies on its spectrum plan

    Mumbai: Reliance Communications is still waiting to hear from the government on its application for spectrum sharing and trading in 20 circles and that a decision will be taken only after getting replies on all the areas, the company has clarified to stock exchanges.

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    Maha’s political environment is in danger, cautions Sena

    Mumbai: Rapping BJP over its defeat in the recent local body elections, Shiv Sena today said balloons that fly in air do not remain there for long and cautioned that the results indicate Maharashtra’s “political environment is in danger”.

  • Afghan Bombing

    Six dead in blast, gunfire near Pak consulate in Afghan city

    Jalalabad: A suicide bombing followed by heavy gunfire rang out today near the Pakistani consulate in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city, killing six people in an ongoing attack days after four-country talks aimed at reviving Taliban peace talks.