Free Press Journal
  • NCBC recommends 27% reservation in pvt jobs, Karuna welcomes

    Chennai: Welcoming the recommendation by National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) for 27 per cent job reservation for OBCs in private sector, DMK President M Karunanidhi today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take the proposal forward. Karunanidhi said he and his party had been pressing for such a demand for long as employment opportunities provided in the public sector under the reservation policy were “very small.”

  • Love your health this Valentine’s Day

    New Delhi: With the day of love, Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there is no better time to shower some love on your body, mind and soul. Ditch the unhealthy food you would usually indulge in on February 14 and opt for some delicious healthy alternatives that you can relish with your loved one.

  • Rape case

    BSP blames BJP, SP for release of accused in Muzaffarnagar rape

    New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) for the release of the four accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar rape case.

  • Captain MS Dhoni with teammates during the training session ahead of third T20 match against South Africa at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday.

    India look to draw parity, keep series alive

    Ranchi: Shocked by an inexperienced Sri Lankan side on a green wicket in the first match, India would aim to regain its winning touch and keep the series alive when they take on the island nation in the second Twenty20 cricket international, here on Friday.

  • Actors are exploring their different creative talents

    New Delhi: Parineeti Chopra is returning to the silver screen after two years with the upcoming film “Meri Pyari Bindu”. The actress, who will be crooning a number for the film, says actors are singing for their films is because they want to “explore different aspects of their creative talents”.

  • Siachen miracle survivor dies, TV reports

    Siachen avalanche which had its survivor Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad rescued from the disaster, fought till his last breath and was declared dead today afternoon, according to TV reports.

  • People who supported Ishrat must take back their statements

    New Delhi: Reacting to 26/11 conspirator David Coleman Headley’s statement to a Mumbai special court that Ishrat Jahan was a Lashkar suicide affiliate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday took indirect potshots at Nitish Kumar for referring to Ishrat Jahan as ‘Bihar’s daughter’ saying the statements must be taken back.

  • Maqbool Bhat: Pakistan’s perfidy and a lost cause

    New Delhi: Maqbool Bhat a resident of Trehgam in Kupwara District of Kashmir was hanged to death in Tihar Jail on 11 February 1984 on charges of committing a double murder.

  • Coal India likely to use drones for aerial surveys of exploration

    New delhi: State-controlled coal mining company Coal India is all set to start using drones to conduct aerial surveys of blocks that come up for exploration and to assess the extent of greenery restored after mines are closed.

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    Anushka Sharma preps up to play wrestler in ‘Sultan’

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma seems to be leaving no stone unturned to perfect her role as a wrestler in her upcoming flick `Sultan’ as she has started with her wrestling lessons.

  • Mark-Zuckerberg

    Zuckerberg slams Facebook director over offensive Tweet

    New York: Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday disowned his colleagues’s controversial statement that Free Basics was same as colonialism, saying it was “deeply upsetting”.

  • 124 crocodiles suffocate in Mexico truck trip

    Mexico City: More than 120 crocodiles died from apparently suffocating and crushing each other while being transported across Mexico in a truck, authorities said today.

  • What influences grooming habits of wild chimpanzees?

    London: Social partners can influence the way an adult male chimpanzee establishes grooming interactions — an important social interaction for chimps — with family and community members, new research says.