Free Press Journal
  • Striker Vardy extends contract with Leicester City until 2019

    London: English Premier League (EPL)’s top scorer Jamie Vardy has signed a new contract with the leaders Leicester City. The 29-year-old Vardy, who has scored 18 goals in the football league this season, on Saturday signed terms that commit his future to Leicester City for a further year beyond his existing deal until 2019, reports Xinhua.
    Vardy said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be fighting to achieve something special with this club, as part

  • Pakistan apprehends 12 fishermen, 2 boats off Gujarat coast

    Ahmedabad: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) today apprehended twelve fishermen and seized two boats off Gujarat coast, National Fishworkers’ Forum said. The fishermen had sailed off the coastal town of Okha in Gujarat’s Dwarka district five to six days back and were apprehended by the PMSA near the International Maritime Border Line today, NFF secretary Manish Lodhari told PTI.

  • Sachin bats for safer Indian roads

    New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today launched a road safety campaign saying that like batting in the middle, a partnership is needed between the vehicle drivers and pedestrians to make the dangerous Indian roads safer. “It is extremely sad, the amount of lives we are losing everyday to road fatalities. Discipline is very important if you have to make our roads. Like partnership is important between the batsman and non-striker, same way it is imperative for the vehicle

  • To clear air on Herald issue, Cong posts FAQs on website

    New Delhi: Congress has come out with a set of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ to present its side of the story regarding the National Herald issue as the party said that the Gandhis have not benefited financially from Young Indian Ltd. The party also dismissed as “absolutely false” the claim that Young Indian (YI) Ltd, the company formed in the wake of financial troubles concerning Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), was a “real estate company”.

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    DU girl abducted, murdered by boyfriend

    New Delhi: The charred body of a 20-year-old student of Delhi University’s Laxmi Bai College has been found from the residence of her boyfriend in Rajpura Gurmandi area here.

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    Mindset can be changed by persuasion, not by force: Sri Sri

    Pune: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Sunday said that the people, who are prohibiting the entry of women in Maharashtra’s Shani Shingnapur temple, have no rationale behind their argument, adding that their mindset could be changed only by persuasion and not by force.

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    Headley to depose before special Mumbai court tomorrow

    New Delhi: David Coleman Headley would depose before a special Mumbai court on Monday and reveal the sequence of events and planning behind the 26/11 terror attacks, said senior Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam.

  • Liability pact makes India-US N-deal a big deal

    Washington:  India’s ratification of an international convention on nuclear energy accident liability has removed a major irritant in India-US relations and would help them unleash the full potential of the landmark India-US nuclear deal.

  • Bollywood not a spin-off of Hollywood: Karan Johar

    Boston: Filmmaker Karan Johar says Bollywood is self-sufficient and is the only film industry that has not needed Hollywood backing. The 43-year-old “Student of the Year,” director said he feels proud that Indian actors and actresses are able to make a mark in Hollywood.

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    Varun Dhawan encourages youth to ‘follow their own style’

    Mumbai: He may be a fashion icon for many of his fans but actor Varun Dhawan says youngsters need to believe in their own style and be confident about themselves. The 28-year-old “Dilwale” actor, who recently visited a college for a promotional event, was shocked when a fan refused to get clicked with him because she felt she was not stylish enough.

  • LGBTQ issue has the potential to embarrass India: Imran Khan

    Boston: Underscoring that he is not proud of the way Bollywood portrays the LGBTQ community, actor Imran Khan has said that the discrimination against them has the potential to embarrass India. “I am not proud of the manner in which my industry portrays the LGBTQ community,” Imran Khan said participating in a panel discussion on “LGBTQ Rights in India” at the annual India Conference 2016 organized by the Indian students of the Harvard

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    My biggest fear is fear itself: Anushka Sharma

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma says that she fears of being in fear and wished Sonam Kapoor’s forthcoming film “Neerja” a fearless run in theatres.

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    Can’t take freedom of speech for granted in democracy: Haasan

    Boston: Recalling that the rise of Hitler in Germany and imposition of emergency in India came through normal democratic process, actor Kamal Haasan said “constant vigil” is required to safeguard freedom of speech in a democracy.

  • Paper waste turned into green aerogel

    Singapore:  In a world first, scientists have successfully converted paper waste into green cellulose aerogels that are non-toxic, ultralight, flexible, extremely strong and water repellent.

  • Can drug help reduce domestic violence?

    New York: A drug that causes hallucinations may have therapeutic potential for reducing intimate partner violence, says a study.

  • Jaitley should announce woman-friendly Budget: ASSOCHAM

    New Delhi: In order to help salaried income households and encourage more women to join the work force, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should announce a ten-fold increase in children education allowance and tax exemption for crèche facility in the Budget, the ASSOCHAM has said.