Free Press Journal
  • 500 killed in military campaign in Syria’s Aleppo

    Damascus: As many as 500 people have been killed since the Syrian army launched a wide-scale offensive in the province of Aleppo, a monitor group reported on Wednesday.

  • How to de-stress yourself weeks before board exams

    With HSC examination around the corner and SSC approaching fast, anxiety is riding higher than usual. Burdened with ridiculously high expectations and the mounting pressure to come out of examination center with nothing but  a perfect 10, students are finding it harder than ever to lay back and let things take their natural course. Owing to our education system that puts high-scorers on a custom-plated pedestal, it is inevitable to not fret over the future prospects

  • BJP, BPF to fight jointly in Assam, will end infiltration: Amit Shah

    Kokrajhar (Assam): The BJP and the Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) will jointly fight the assembly polls in Assam, BJP president Amit Shah announced on Wednesday, adding they will end infiltration from Bangladesh if they take power in the state.

  • Gwyneth Paltrow gets emotional while testifying against stalker

    Los Angeles:  Gwyneth Paltrow faced a man who stalked her for 17 years. The actress testified in a court here against Dante Michael Soiu, 67 and broke down in tears as she told the court that she feared for her safety. “I felt very upset by it. It defied logic, and I found it very, very upsetting,” the 43-year-old said while struggling to contain her emotion, reports “This was something I

  • Beyonce opts for Indian designers creation again

    New Delhi: After sporting designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla’s outfit in British rock band Coldplay’s music video “Hymn For The Weekend”, Pop star Beyonce Knowles has now opted for Falguni and Shane Peacock’s creation in her new music video “Formation”. Beyonce rocked her Super Bowl performance along with her new video “Formation” where she is seen wearing a custom made black skirt designed by the Indian duo, said a statement.

  • 3rd Smart Cities Summit – ‘India Readiness Guide’

    MUMBAI, FEBRUARY 10, 2016: The Smart Cities Council India today launched its promised ‘India Readiness Guide’ at its 3rd SMART CITIES SUMMIT held at Taj President in Mumbai today.

  • ‘The Revenant’, other Oscar contenders to be screened in India

    Mumbai: Hollywood movies like Alejandro Inarritu’s “The Revenant”, “The Danish Girl” and “Spotlight”, which are nominated for the Academy Awards this year, will be screened in India as part of ‘The Oscar Film Festival’. The movies will be showcased across 14 days at the multiplex chain, Inox. A total of 14 films, including “Room”, “Joy” and “The Hateful Eight”, will be screened from February 19 till March 3.

  • US Airstrikes Syria

    More than 500 dead in Syria regime’s Aleppo offensive

    Beirut: More than 500 people, including dozens of civilians, have been killed since a major Russian-backed regime offensive in Syria’s Aleppo province began this month, a monitor said today. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of sources for its figures, said the toll of 506 included 23 children killed in Russian air strikes on Aleppo city and its surroundings since the operation was launched on February 1.

  • There should be annual health checks for children: Jain

    New Delhi : Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain today suggested that there should be a government programme for annual health check up of all the children in the city. “I would like that a plan should be there for health check of all the children at least once in a year by the government. It should be implemented soon for all the children upto 19 years,” he today said at the launch of the National Deworming Day Programme.

  • S Korea to suspend operations at jointly-run park in N Korea

    Seoul: South Korea would suspend all operations at a jointly-run industrial park in North Korea to punish Pyongyang for its latest rocket launch and nuclear test. It was the first time Seoul had suspended operations at the Kaesong estate since it opened in 2004 as a symbol of cross-border reconciliation.

  • PM ‘superficial’,his aim ‘divide’ Hindus,Muslims during polls: Rahul

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sharpening his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi today accused him of being “superficial” and also of undertaking a “poisonous” campaign along with RSS with the main aim of “dividing” Hindus and Muslims during polls.

  • S Korea to suspend operations at jointly-run park in N Korea

    Seoul:South Korea would suspend all operations at a jointly-run industrial park in North Korea to punish Pyongyang for its latest rocket launch and nuclear test. It was the first time Seoul had suspended operations at the Kaesong estate since it opened in 2004 as a symbol of cross-border reconciliation.

  • Delhi-High-Court

    Delhi HC reserves order on management quota issue

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the AAP government’s appeal against a single-bench order that restored the management quota in nursery admissions in private unaided schools. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath refused an interim stay on the single judge order restoring the management quota.

  • Defence production, nuclear deals between India, UAE on the cards

    New Delhi:  A slew of agreements, including on defence equipment manufacturing and civil nuclear cooperation, are likely to be signed between India and the UAE after Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrives here later on Wednesday on a three-day visit. After the India-UAE relationship was elevated to comprehensive strategic partnership during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UAE in August last year, the first

  • Facebook official Andreessen deletes foul tweet after Twitterati backslash

    After having failed to peddle their money making venture as some great philanthropic gesture, Facebook board member Marc Andreessen today decided to vent his frustration over twitter by terming TRAI India’s decision to do way with the idea of  differential pricing as an “anti-colonialist” and suggested that the country would have been better off under British rule.

  • Bata Q3 net profit up 28% at Rs 44.56 cr

    New Delhi: Footwear major Bata India today reported 27.53 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 44.56 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2015-16. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 34.94 crore during the same period of last fiscal, 2014-15. Net sales rose to Rs 617.22 crore for the third quarter, up 15 per cent, compared with Rs 536.72 crore in the same period a year ago, Bata India said in a regulatory filing.

  • Kidnapped school teacher rescued

    Shillong: A school teacher, kidnapped from his home at a remote village in West Khasi Hills district last night, was rescued and three of his captors arrested today. Sengsram Marak, who teaches in a school at his native village Dobakdrop, was kidnapped by heavily-armed miscreants, IG (Operations) G H P Raju said.