Free Press Journal
  • Superphone Le 1s available for Rs. 10,999

    New Delhi: The sleek and beautiful Le1s – the new Superphone on the block from LeEco is here. Available in amazing colours of gold, silver and grey, the Le 1s is a beauty to behold with not just great looks but also a superfast performance and great camera features- all of this at a price tag of only INR 10,999.

  • India-UAE to ink 16 pacts;Investment,counter-terror top agenda

    New Delhi: At least 16 pacts in a wide range of sectors like nuclear energy, oil, IT, aerospace and railways, facilitating billions of dollars of investment by UAE in India, are likely to be inked during Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayad Al Nahayan’s visit here beginning Wednesday.

  • Sri Lanka’s ex-defence minister slams UN rights chief’s visit

    Colombo: Stepping up opposition to a UN-backed probe into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, former defence minister Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today denounced the UN human rights chief’s visit to the country as a “big joke” and accused him of trying to please the pro-LTTE diaspora.

  • ISIS losing fighters to rival groups after pay cuts: report

    Washington: The ISIS’ recent defeats signify its worsening money problems, desertions and a dwindling pool of fighters with many of them joining rival militant groups after facing pay cuts, according to a media report.

  • Aaron Finch

    `Injured` Finch likely to be replaced as Oz T20 skipper

    Sydney: Australian T20 skipper Aaron Finch is expected to be replaced by Steve Smith for the upcoming World T20 Cup to be played in India due to a hamstring injury. The 29-year-old suffered a hamstring injury during the second game of the three-match series against India in Melbourne, forcing Shane Watson to take on the role of stand-in captain for the third T20 in Sydney.

  • Brendon McCullum

    Kiwis hand McCullum perfect send-off with ODI series win against Oz

    Johannesburg: New Zealand gave their skipper Brendon McCullum the best send-off as they defeated Australia by 55 runs in the third and the final ODI, thereby clinching the three-match Chappell-Hadlee series 2-1 at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Monday. Replying to the target of 247 runs, Australia were bundled out for 191 runs despite some resistance by opener Usman Khawaja (44) and Mitchell Marsh (41).

  • India colts face Sri Lanka in high-voltage semis clash

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): India will aim to continue their winning run and seal a place in the final when they take on Sri Lanka in the first semi-final of the Under-19 cricket World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Tuesday.India have been unbeaten in the tournament so far and have outclassed all four opponents yet in all departments of the game. En route to the semi-finals, the three-time winners (2000, 2008,

  • Pak PTI leaders warns govt of anti-people policies

    Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Chaudhry Sarwar has warned the PML-N Government to refrain from following anti-people policies otherwise, the PTI will oust it with the support of the masses.

  • Man rescued 56 hours after Taiwan quake

    Beijing: A second survivor was rescued on Monday from under the debris of a collapsed residential building some 56 hours after a 6.7 magnitude quake struck Taiwan.

  • honey

    Honey can save lives by destroying harmful fungus: study

    London: Scientists have discovered a powerful link between a medicinal type of honey and the destruction of a fungus that can cause blindness or even death. In the first-of-its-kind study, Zain Habib Alhindi, from University of Manchester in UK used different concentrations of Surgihoney, a biologically engineered honey that produces chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen, to test how effective it could be in destroying the fungus Fusarium.

  • Prakash Jha can make grown men quake in their boots: Priyanka

    Los Angeles: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says her “Jai Gangaajal” helmer Prakash Jha is a great filmmaker, but can be dangerous if he loses temper. The 33-year-old “Quantico” star said it is fun to watch in someone else is at the receiving end, but tough to take if you are the victim.

  • Myanmar’s union parliament sets date for presidential run

    Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar’s union parliament on Monday announced March 17 as the date for three groups of the union parliament representatives to nominate their respective candidates for the presidential run.

  • Ranil Wickremasinghe

    Lanka’s UNP Working Committee to be reorganized

    Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed that the working committee of the United National Party (UNP) and its headquarters in Sirikotha will be re-organized.

  • Kailash Kher

    Kailasa’s music not entertaining, but enlightening: Kailash Kher

    Nashik:  While the definition of sufi music is getting blurred in these modern times, especially when bands are trying to add different elements to the devotional style, Kailash Kher’s band Kailasa still treads the path where fusion and devotion are juxtaposed with sincerity. The singer says the aim of their music is not just to entertain, but also to enlighten the masses.

  • Budget

    Interim budget to be presented in TN assembly on Feb 16

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government will present its interim budget for the year 2016-17 on February 16 as Assembly elections are due in the state. Speaker P Dhanapal has convened the House on February 16 where the interim budget will be presented, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretary AMP Jamaludeen said in a release here.

  • B S Bassi

    ‘Delhi Police committed on women safety’: Bassi

    New Delhi: Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Monday said that he would tell the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) that city’s police force is committed on the issue of women safety.