Free Press Journal
  • Mourinho claims interest from top clubs

    London: Veteran football manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that he is not looking for a new job at the moment, although several clubs are pursuing him. The 53-year-old ended his second spell at English Premier League (EPL) side Chelsea in December following a poor start to this season’s campaign. He has since been heavily linked with a return to the EPL with Manchester United, who are currently managed by Louis van Gaal.

  • Pacquiao deletes post calling for homosexuals to be `put to death`

    London: Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, who came under severe criticism for describing homosexuals as ‘worse than animals, posted and then deleted a bible verse on Instagram that called for the people in same-sex relationships to be ‘put to death’. Pacquiao cited a Bible quote on his Instagram account reading, “If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They

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    Europol chief warns 5,000 ISIS terrorists may be in Europe

    London : Up to 5,000 Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists may have returned to Europe after being trained in terror training camps in Syrian and other war zones as the continent faces its highest terror threat in over a decade, the head of EU’s police agency has warned. Rob Wainwright, director of Europol – the European Union- wide law enforcement agency, said these trained terrorists may be plotting further attacks like those in Paris last November which claimed 130 lives.

  • More than 800 trains hit due to Jat stir

    New Delhi: The Jat stir in Haryana has severely hit the movement of more than 800 trains, and seven stations in the state were set on fire by the agitators.

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    NASA receives record number of applications for astronauts

    Washington: The aspiration to become astronauts seems to have rocketed in the US as more than 18,300 people applied to join NASA’s 2017 astronaut class, far surpassing the previous record of 8,000 in 1978.

  • Cyclone Winston: Fiji declares state of natural disaster

    Suva: Fiji declared a state of natural disaster on Saturday as severe tropical cyclone Winston hit the South Pacific island country, a media report said. The declaration is effective for 30 days starting from Saturday, Xinhua quoted permanent secretary for rural and maritime development and national disaster management as saying. “As your national disaster and controller who will be responsible for this operations and together with the Disaster Management Committee (DISMAC) machinery,

  • Dozens of people trapped inside J-K building as militant takes shelter

    Srinagar: Dozens of people were trapped inside a government building in Pampore area on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway as a militant took shelter in the premises of Entrepreneurship Development Institute after opening firing on security forces.

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    ‘Neerja’ mints Rs.4.70 crore on opening day

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor starrer “Neerja” — a biopic on the life of Neerja Bhanot who sacrificed her life while saving passengers on board hijacked PanAm flight 73 — has received a good response at the box office while minting over Rs. 4 crore on its opening day in India. Directed by Ram Madhvani, the film, which released on Friday, has collected Rs 4.70 crore on the first day and is going strong

  • Jat stir: Violence continues in Haryana, curfew clamped in 2 more towns

    Chandigarh: Haryana remained on the boil today as the unleashed fresh incidents of violence and arson in which a railway station, a police station and some buildings were set ablaze even as the Army had to use choppers to reach parts of blocked Rohtak district.

  • Hiddink warns Chelsea successor of tough job ahead

    London: Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink believes his replacement at the reigning English champions will find it difficult to rebuild a squad in the summer capable of challenging Europe’s best teams and conceded that the club is no longer operating on the same level as the continent’s elite. The interim manager said he was envious of Paris Saint-Germain’s squad after Tuesday’s Champions League game, citing the strength of their bench as a

  • Pachauri ‘deliberately’ violated order; court forfeits surety

    New Delhi: TERI’s executive Vice Chairman R K Pachauri, facing sexual harassment charges by a former woman colleague, has “deliberately” violated travel conditions imposed on him by overstaying abroad, a Delhi court has said while forfeiting his surety bond.

  • Telecom ministry assessment doubtful about ‘Freedom251’

    New Delhi: The telecom ministry has done an internal assessment on viability of the handset ‘Freedom251’, being touted as the world’s cheapest smartphone at Rs.251 (less than $4), and found such a device cannot be offered for not less than Rs.2,300-2,400, say informed sources.

  • All-party meet of Rajya Sabha leaders ends

    New Delhi: The all-party meeting of Rajya Sabha leaders, which was called by Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari ahead of the Budget session, ended here on Saturday.

  • Jat stir: Maruti suspends operations at Gurgaon, Manesar plants

    New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today suspended operations at its two plants in Gurgaon and Manesar as component supplies have been hit by the agitation of Jats demanding job reservation.

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    BJP demands pedestrian FOB in place of Hancock bridge

    Mumbai: Taking cognisance of the recent death of a school boy at the Hancock bridge, Maharashtra BJP has demanded a foot-over bridge (FOB) be constructed soon till a new bridge can replace the now demolished bridge.

  • Currency revaluation swells India’s Forex reserves: Experts

    Mumbai: Despite a massive decline in India’s reserve position with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the country’s foreign exchange (Forex) reserves kitty grew by $347 million during the week ended February 12, experts said on Saturday.