Free Press Journal
  • Ben Affleck ‘best looking Batman ever’

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Kevin Smith says actor Ben Affleck, who will be seen as Batman in upcoming superhero film “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” looks best as the caped crusader.

  • Beyonce receives death threat

    London: Beyonce’s mother called the police after a racist troll threatened to kill the singer in a disturbing post!

  • IS threat messages found written on Gandhi statue in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: Messages written with paint on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi warning of possible ISIS attacks on the Republic Day created panic in Dudu area of Jaipur district today with police saying that efforts are on to ascertain the identity of the people behind it.

  • Women’s group threatens to land on Shani temple in chopper

    Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): A women’s organisation has threatened to storm the famous Shani Shingnapur Temple here — if need be, from the sky route even via a helicopter — when its sanctum sanctorum opens on Tuesday, said an activist here.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    BJP demands Mulayam’s apology for 1990 firing on karsewaks

    Lucknow: BJP today demanded an apology from SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for having ordered firing on ‘karsewaks’ in Ayodhya in 1990 in which 16 people were killed, saying merely “feeling sad” would not console the families of those who died.

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    Netaji’s grand nephew set to join BJP

    Kolkata: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi declassified files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the late freedom fighter’s grand nephew Chandra Bose is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Bomb attack in Laos kills two Chinese

    Beijing: A suspected bomb attack in Laos killed two Chinese citizens and injured one more, media reported today. The world’s second-largest economy has been pouring money into the sleepy Southeast Asian nation, a fellow Communist state, over the last several years and became its largest investor in 2014.

  • Sharad Pawar

    MCA meet put off due to Sharad Pawar’s indisposition

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association’s scheduled meeting to discuss implications of the Justice (retd) R M Lodha committee report was postponed today due to the indisposition of MCA President Sharad Pawar. Pawar was admitted in a hospital in Pune yesterday for a kidney-related ailment and MCA sources told PTI today that the meeting has been “postponed” because of the NCP supremo’s ill health.

  • Gurbaj in men’s team for SAG, Ritu Rani to lead eves

    New Delhi: Controversial midfielder Gurbaj Singh today returned to the Indian men’s hockey team to be led by Mandeep Antil, while the experienced Ritu Rani was handed reins of the women’s squad for the 12th South Asian Games from February 5 to 16 in Guwahati and Shillong.

  • Pakistan declines joint grilling of JeM chief with India

    Islamabad: Pakistan has turned down India’s proposal to jointly interrogate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar and other suspects linked with Pathankot airbase attack, official sources said.

  • New device to reduce chronic back pain developed

    Melbourne: Scientists have developed a simple, low-cost spinal fusion device to reduce chronic back pain that may help avoid the need for more invasive surgery and painful bone grafts.

  • Najib Razak

    Malaysian PM defends strict security laws to fight terrorism

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s leader today defended the country’s strict security laws, saying they are needed to fight terrorism as the Islamic State group warned of revenge over a crackdown on its members.

  • People to decide future of ‘odd-even’ scheme: Kejriwal

     New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said ‘jan sabhas’ will be held across the city to seek public opinion on the odd-even scheme, which will be rolled out as and when “people decide”. Kejriwal said, starting today, every Aam Aadmi Party MLA will organise meetings at the constituency level to decide the future course of the road rationing measure, that was enforced from January 1 to 15 in its pilot

  • US blizzard kills 25, Washington struggles to rebound

    Washington:The eastern United States emerged wearily from a massive blizzard that dumped huge amounts of snow and killed at least 25 people, but Washington was still reeling, with government offices and schools to remain closed today.

  • We have plans for Yuvraj and Raina: Aaron Finch

    Adelaide: Upbeat after convincingly taking the ODI series, Australia’s T20 skipper Aaron Finch is confident that the hosts can handle the more experienced Indian reinforcements in Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina that arrived here for the three-match rubber starting tomorrow.

  • Vitamin B12 levels drop among the elderly, autistic people

    New York: Vitamin B12 levels in the brain are significantly decreased in the elderly and are much lower in individuals with autism or schizophrenia as compared to their peers at similar ages, a new study has found.

  • HC seeks Delhi govt’s reply on Chautalas’ parole plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought city government’s reply on the plea by former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala, serving 10-year jail term in teachers’ recruitment scam case, seeking parole for medical treatment. Justice Pratibha Rani asked the Delhi government to file their status report before January 29 on the additional application of Chautalas whose appeal against the high court verdict convicting them and sentencing

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    IS warns Malaysia, Indonesia of attacks over arrest of members

    Kuala Lumpur: Islamic State (IS) terror group has threatened Malaysia and Indonesia with new attacks over the arrests of its members in these multi-ethnic but Muslim- majority countries, days after the Indonesian capital was hit by bombings that killed eight people.

  • India-Australia T20I series to be heard in Hindi Down Under

    Melbourne: Every ball of the Australia and India three-match Twenty20 International series will be broadcast to Australian audiences in Hindi via the CA Live App and as part of a new partnership between Cricket Australia (CA) and Indian Link Media Group.