Free Press Journal
  • JNU teachers join strike, to take ‘nationalism’ classes

    New Delhi: JNU teachers today joined the students in boycotting classes in protest against arrest of its student union leader in a sedition case and said they would take classes on “nationalism” in the varsity lawns.

  • 145-year-old letter, delivered by balloon, turns up in Oz

    Sydeny : A letter from a man to his mother flown out of Paris by hot air balloon during the Prussian siege has turned up in Australia’s National Archives, which today said it was keen to know the family’s fate. The Franco-Prussian War saw the Germans completely surround Paris for more than four months in 1870. Balloon mail was the only way communications from Paris could reach the rest of France, with dozens of flights made, mostly at night, and

  • Sultan and his girl pose for this Valentines Day

    Mumbai: One of the most unique pairings of 2016 is that of Anushka Sharma and Salman Khan and now we get a glimpse of their on screen love story during the occasion of Valentine’s Day. The makers of ‘Sultan’ released a picture of Salman Khan and his co-star Anushka Sharma on February 14 on social media.

  • US to send F-22 stealth fighters to South Korea

    Seoul: The US will dispatch nuclear-capable F-22 stealth fighters to South Korea in an apparent show of force to militarily pressurise North Korea, the media reported on Tuesday. Four F-22 fighters, one of US’ strategic assets, will make a sortie on Wednesday to the Korean peninsula, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Palestinians renovate church at Jesus’ birthplace

    Bethlehem: After two years of painstaking work, experts have completed the initial phase of a delicate restoration project at the Church of the Nativity, giving a much-needed face-lift to one of Christianity’s holiest sites. The project, partially funded by the Palestinians and conducted by a team of Palestinian and international experts, is the biggest restoration at the iconic church in some 600
    years.

  • Akshay Kumar signed for Awara Paagal Deewana 2

    Mumbai: His last production ‘Welcome Back’ that released in September last year. Now we hear that Firoze Nadiadwala will soon be commencing work on his next venture which is said to be a sequel to the 2002 film ‘Awara Paagal Deewana’.

  • South Korea’s leader warns of North Korea collapse

    Seoul: South Korea’s president warned Tuesday that rival North Korea faces collapse if it doesn’t abandon its nuclear bomb program, an unusually strong broadside that will likely infuriate Pyongyang. President Park Geun-hye, in a nationally televised parliamentary address defending her decision to shut down a jointly run factory park in North Korea, said South Korea will take unspecified “stronger and more effective” measures to make North Korea realize its nuclear ambitions will result
    only in speeding up of its “regime collapse.”

  • New draft raises standards for China’s public restrooms

    Beijing: China’s national tourism administration has released a revised draft on the construction of toilets and and raising their sanitary standards in tourist areas, the media reported on Tuesday. Differing from the star-rated evaluation system, the revised draft is more practical and covers more areas outside of scenic spots, including transportation hubs, restaurants, entertainment zones and shopping malls, the China Daily reported.

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    Gadoli encounter: SC to hear Haryana Police’s plea tomorrow

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear the Haryana Police’s plea against the Bombay High Court order for registration of an FIR against its team in the shootout case of gangster Sandeep Gadoli.

  • Pope Francis

    Pope’s sex abuse commission says bishops must report abuse

    Mexico City: Pope Francis’ top adviser on clerical sex abuse says bishops have a “moral and ethical responsibility” to report all cases of suspected rape, molestation and other abuse to police even where local laws don’t require it. A statement Monday from Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley goes beyond the Vatican’s current guidelines for bishops. Those 2010 guidelines say bishops and superiors must report suspected cases where civil reporting laws require it.

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    RSS worker hacked to death

    Kannur: A 27-year-old RSS worker was hacked to death in front of his aged parents at Papinesseri in Kannur district, police said. Sujit, who suffered serious injuries in the attack, succumbed to injuries before reaching hospital last night.

  • Dhoni backs ‘aggressive’ Pietersen to shine in IPL

    Johannesburg: Indian limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes that the inclusion of former England skipper Kevin Pietersen will be a great asset for the Rising Pune Supergiants and insisted that his rich international experience will bolster the new franchise in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League.

  • Silver plunges Rs 278 on weak global cues; profit-booking

    New Delhi: Continuing its slide for yet another session, silver prices were down by another Rs 278 to Rs 36,810 per kg in futures trade today, as participants engaged in trimming their positions, tracking a weak trend overseas.

  • Maoists torch BSNL mobile tower in Bihar

    Patna: Maoist guerrillas torched a mobile tower in Bihar’s Jamui district on Tuesday, the second day of a two-day state-wide shutdown, police said.

  • Trump threatens to sue Cruz unless his rival apologises

    Hanahan: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has offered rival Ted Cruz an ultimatum, threatening to sue Cruz over his eligibility to serve in the White House unless the Texas senator stops airing what Trump calls “false ads” and apologises for what the billionaire real estate mogul called a series of lies about his positions.