Free Press Journal
  • Kate turns editor for a day, tackles mental illness issues

    London: Prince William’s wife Kate Middleton today turned guest editor for the UK edition of The Huffington Post to tackle the stigma associated with the “heart-breaking” and “devastating” issues of mental illness among children.  The Duchess of Cambridge launched “Young Minds Matter”, a global initiative as part of her role as patron of a number of children’s charities, including Place2Be and Action on Addiction.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal did nothing to curb corruption: Santosh Hegde

    Hyderabad: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has earned a big thumbs-down from a key colleague in the then “India Against Corruption” movement, N Santosh Hegde who says the AAP chief has not done anything to curb corruption in the first year of power.

  • JNU posters call for ‘freedom’ for Kashmir, Manipur,Nagaland

    Kolkata: A day after pro-Afzal Guru slogans were raised in Jadavpur University (JU), posters calling for ‘freedom’ for Kashmir, Manipur and Nagaland were today found in the campus even as two rival groups of students brought out rallies in the varsity premises. “Hum kya chahe – Azadi. Kashmir ki Azadi. Manipur ki Azadi. Nagaland ki Azadi (We demand freedom. Kashmir’s freedom. Manipur’s freedom. Nagaland’s freedom),” one of the posters said.

  • Oli,Pun to give one-month salary for reconstructing Dhararaha

    Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Vice President Nanda Bahaur Pun have pledged to donate their one month’s salary for rebuilding the historic quake-hit Dhararaha monument here. “Dhararaha is the symbol of our unity and strength, it is the identity of all Nepalis, so it has to be reconstructed under the fund collected from Nepali citizens,” said Oli.

  • Suicide bomber kills 9 at Yemen military camp

    Aden (Yemen): A suicide bomber attacked a military camp in southern Yemen today, killing at least nine soldiers, military and medical sources said. “A man detonated his explosive vest among soldiers” at the camp in the southern city of Aden overseen by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, a military source said. The soldiers were attending training run by Sudanese forces belonging to the Arab coalition, another military source said.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Nadal starts with easy win in Rio Open

    Johannesburg: Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has advanced to the second round of the Rio Open after registering a comfortable straight sets win over compatriot Pablo Carreno on Wednesday.The 14-time Grand Slam champion claimed a thumping 6-1, 6-4 win over Carreno in a rain-interrupted contest that lasted 80 minutes, Sport24 reported.

  • jat reservation

    Jats continue blockade in Haryana, CRPF called in

    Chandigarh: Agitating Jat community members on Wednesday continued their road and rail blockades at various places in Haryana even as some of their leaders arrived here for talks with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on their demand for reservation.

  • 5 Fastest Production Cars of the Indian Auto Expo 2016

    The Indian Auto Expo is like a festival for auto enthusiasts. The only problem with it is, unlike other festivals, it makes an appearance only once in two years. The Expo features several cars from every possible category. There are entry-level hatches, sedans, luxury sedans, SUVs, flagship sedans and concept cars, and then there are performance cars. The ones which feature in everyone’s fantasies and makes them drool. These machines crossover to

  • Can your pet keep you healthy?

    Amidst all the trials and tribulations of every day, having cute little balls of fur around has a positive and soothing effect. Pet owners know how much their furry friends improve their quality of life.

  • salman khan

    ‘Police Academy’ actor George Gaynes dies at 98

    Los Angeles: Actor George Gaynes, the star of seven “Police Academy” movies has died. He was 98. The actor passed away on Monday at his daughter Iya Gaynes Falcone Brown’s home in North Bend, Washington, reported Variety. The character actor is best known for playing Commandant Eric Lassard and the grouchy foster parent Henry Warnimont on the 1980s sitcom “Punky Brewster”.

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex rebounds by 190 pts on global cues

    Mumbai: After a day’s breather, the benchmark BSE Sensex bounced back 190 points today to 23,381.87 led by a rally in stocks of oil&gas, healthcare, auto and metal sectors as buying re-emerged on covering-up of short positions by investors.

  • Aamir Khan praises Nana Patekar’s ‘Natsamrat’

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s perfectionist actor Aamir Khan has showered praise on the Marathi language film `Natsamrat.’ The 50-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to laud the film and tweeted, “I saw Natsamrat last night. What a film! And what an amazing performance by Nana, truly ‘ase nat hone nahi’! (1/3).”

  • Chelsea manager Hiddink upbeat despite PSG loss

    Paris: Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink is upbeat about his team’s chances of entering the Champions League quarter-finals despite being defeated by Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in the first leg of the last-16 stage here. Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Tuesday put PSG ahead at the Parc des Princes before John Obi Mikel’s goal in first-half stoppage time pulled Chelsea level. But Edinson Cavani’s 78th minute strike ensured that PSG won the first leg

  • FIFA

    FIFA happy with DY Patil Stadium facilities for U-17 World Cup

    Navi Mumbai: A delegation led by FIFA head of events Jaime Yarza on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the facilities at the DY Patil Stadium here — one of the venues which will host U-17 football World Cup matches in 2017. Navi Mumbai is one of the six provisional venues for hosting the 17th edition of the tournament that India will host next year in September-October. The other venues are Goa, Kochi, Kolkata, Guwahati

  • Audi Q2’s First Teaser Video is Out!

    Audi Germany has released the first teaser of the upcoming Q2, which is all set to make its public debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The new crossover will sit below the compact-sized Q3 and Audi is calling it ‘the new Q’! The vehicle in the video is evading a dirt road and is dressed up in yellow shade. Audi Q2 will go on sale later this year in the European

  • Budget to focus on reducing exemption, manufacturing

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Budget, Finance Ministry today said tax exemptions cost exchequer about Rs 2 lakh crore annually and it is necessary to phase them out to provide a level playing field to domestic manufacturing companies so that Make in India can become a success.

  • Amazon

    Amazon launches ‘Tatkal’ initiative for small and medium biz

    Bengaluru: E-commerce giant Amazon today announced the launch of ‘Amazon Tatkal’, an initiative that  enables small and medium businesses (SMBs) to go online and  sell products on Amazon. Starting with New Delhi, Amazon Tatkal will traverse the country, engaging with thousands of entrepreneurs, artisans, manufacturers and sellers and help them sell online on the spot, the company said in a statement.

  • Ferrari 488 GTB India launch price INR 3.88 crore

    The Ferrari 488 GTB, successor of the iconic 458 Italia, has been launched in India at INR 3.88 crore (ex-showroom). The first 488 GTB in India was booked a year and a half ago by a Kolkata-based customer.