Free Press Journal
  • BJP to be aggressive on JNU row, fire up nationalism debate

    New Delhi: BJP has decided to strongly put forth its stand on JNU incident and also raise the testimony of Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley during the upcoming Parliament session to counter opposition onslaught by firing up a debate over its core theme of nationalism.

  • US stealth jets flying over S Korea amid N Korea standoff

    Osan Air Base: Four US F-22 stealth fighters are flying over South Korea amid growing tensions following North Korea’s rocket launch. The high-tech planes capable of sneaking past radar undetected were seen flying near a U.S. air base near Seoul today. Pyongyang will likely view the arrivals of the planes as a threat as they are a clear show of force against the country.

  • Russia rejects war crime claims of bombing Syrian hospitals

    London: Amid the rising condemnation over Kremlin’s aerial campaign in Syria, Russia has rejected accusations that it committed war crimes by targeting hospitals in the warzone nation. “We categorically do not accept such statements, the more so as every time those making these statements are unable to prove their unfounded accusations in any way,” a spokesman for Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying by the Guardian.

  • Affordable Smartphone

    Bookings for ‘Freedom 251’ to open on Feb 18

    Noida based smartphone company Ringing Bells has come up with the of cheapest smartphone in the telecom industry. The super affordable “Freedom 251 3G” smartphone has been specially designed in line with the Make in India, digital India and Skill India concept.

  • Ajay Devgn

    Devgn’s fans fall for #HappyBdayAjay on Twitter

    Bollywood’s Singham went viral on Twitter when another account named Ajay Joshi (@ajayhere) had the hashtag #HappyBdayAjay. This furthermore created a fuss getting his fans confused who tweeted by wishing the actor way before his actual birthday.

  • Shatrughan Sinha

    Shatrughan Sinha backs Kanhaiya Kumar, calls for his release

    New Delhi – BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha, who has often taken a position at variance with the party’s stand, today came out in support of arrested JNU student union leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who is facing sedition charges, and called for his release soon.

  • Merkel to fight for EU-Turkey plan to reduce refugee influx

    Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned against national closing-border solutions and vowed to fight for the joint European Union plan to limit flow of refugees to Europe. Merkel on Tuesday said the success of the upcoming EU summit in Brussels on Thursday and Friday depended on whether EU nations could cooperate with Turkey in the refugee crisis, referring to a joint EU-Turkey action plan agreed in last November, Xinhua reported.

  • Himachal Pradesh makes licence must for tobacco shops

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has decided to make it mandatory for all shops to have a licence for sale of tobacco products, including cigarettes, an official said on Wednesday.

  • Barack Obama

    Sensible’ America won’t elect Trump as President: Obama

    London: United States President Barack Obama said that he has faith in America to not elect Donald Trump as his successor, as it was a ‘serious’ job adding that the people would make a ‘sensible choice in the end’. According to the Guardian, Obama said that ‘foreign observers’ were troubled by the views being aired by Trump and it was troubling that he was trying to up the ante in anti-Muslim sentiment.

  • 19 people die of swine flu in Finland

    Helsinki: At least 19 people have died of swine flu in different parts of Finland this year, reported Finnish daily Iltasanomat on Tuesday. The exceptionally severe influenza epidemic has sent more than one hundred people of all ages, even healthy ones, to intensive care units around the country, according to Xinhua. Esa Rintala, a senior physician at the infection control unit of the Turku University Hospital, told Iltasanomat that 146 influenza patients

  • Prashant Bhushan

    Kanhaiya Kumar falsely implicated: Bhushan

    New Delhi: Senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan today alleged that arrested JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar has been “falsely implicated” and that he is ready to represent him in court.

  • SAG proved Pakistan players security not a concern at all

    Shillong: Pakistan cricket team might be fretting over safety concerns ahead of the ICC World T20, but Shillong-leg South Asian Games Organising Committee CEO R K Sharma said by successfully hosting over 300 athletes from the neighbouring country India has proved that security is not a concern at all.

  • Gold rises

    Gold futures up 0.11% on global cues

    New Delhi: Gold futures were up 0.11 per cent to Rs 28,930 per ten grams as traders raised bets amid positive cues from the global markets.

  • BAE Systems, Mahindra join hands for Howitzer

    New Delhi: Demonstrating its commitment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for ‘Make in India’, BAE Systems has joined hands with Mahindra for the proposed in-country Assembly, Integration and Test (AIT) facility for the M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer.

  • Family of Indian jailed in Pak seek his release

    Mumbai: Parents of a Mumbai engineer jailed in Pakistan for alleged espionage have requested authorities in the neighbouring country to show compassion and release him on humanitarian grounds.