Free Press Journal
  • Jats, reservation

    Jats can file review petition in Supreme Court

    Lucknow: Expressing concern over the violent Jat stir for quota in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav today appealed to members of the community to maintain peace and said they can file a review petition in the Supreme Court against the apex court’s ruling on the reservation issue.

  • Mascherano hints at EPL

    Barcelona: Spanish football giants Barcelona defensive midfielder Javier Mascherano said he could make a return to the English Premier League in the near future if any club shows interest in him. Mascherano, who joined Barcelona from Liverpool in 2010, said he doesn’t think that Pep Guardiola — his former coach at Barcelona — will call him to Manchester City next season. “No, no, Pep is not going to call me. He will

  • Six injured as train coach derails in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow: At least six passengers were injured, two of them seriously, on Saturday when a general bogie of the Archana Express derailed at the Mughalsarai railway station in Uttar Pradesh, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said.

  • Relief to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi

    National Herald case: Court grants bail to Sam Pitroda

    New Delhi: In a major relief to technocrat Sam Pitroda, who is one of the accused in the National Herald case, the Patiala High Court on Saturday granted him bail.

  • Sepp Blatter

    You cannot buy a World Cup: Blatter

    Zurich: Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter insists that the vote to host the 2022 football World Cup was not fixed, saying that “you cannot buy a World Cup.” Blatter said that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy had asked Michel Platini to vote against the US bid to host the 2022 World Cup. The quadrennial event was eventually allotted to Qatar.

  • Nepal’s stability linked to India’s security: Modi 

    New Delhi: Nepal’s stability is linked to India’s security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday at a joint press conference with his Nepalese counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli.

  • ‘Yoga grandpa’ offers free classes in China

    Beijing: A 72-year-old man in China’s Zhejiang province, offers yoga classes for free in his community, attracting many middle-aged and elderly learners. Yue Mingchao started to learn yoga at 63 after he retired and took his teaching certifcate last year, Xinhua reported. Yue used to be overweight with hypertension and a fatty liver before he began to practise yoga. To get well, he decided take up a physical sport and developed an

  • Honda

    Honda likely to recall units of City, Jazz, Civic cars in India

    New Delhi: Honda the Japanese carmaker today announced its plans to recall 57,676 units of its three models, which includes City, Jazz and Civic in India manufactured between January 2012 and June 2013 to replace faulty airbags as part of its global exercise.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar

    Jat stir: Khattar asks youth to stop protest

    Chandigarh: With Haryana on the boil in the wake of the Jat reservation row, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday appealed to the people, especially to the youth to stop the protest, adding that the government is with the people on the issue of reservation.

  • Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans joins Congress

    Chandigarh: Noted Sufi singer and former vice-president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Hans Raj Hans joined the Congress Party on Saturday in the presence of Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh.

  • Shatrughan Sinha

    My biography is honest, transparent: Shatrughan Sinha

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who launched his biography “Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography”, says it is honest and transparent.

  • Emma Watson takes plans one year hiatus from acting

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Watson is taking a year’s hiatus from acting. The UN goodwill ambassador, known for her HeForShe initiative, says she wants to read books and study about feminism, a topic that she has been vocal about, reports

  • Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in J-K

    Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was today arrested and an AK assault rifle seized during an operation in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said.

  • Next key tests in White House race today

    Charleston: White House hopefuls face their third test today when Republicans square off in South Carolina with Donald Trump enjoying a commanding lead, and Democrats battle in Nevada where Hillary Clinton is seeking a comeback. As the race moves on, the two parties are on separate battlefields. In South Carolina, Republicans will vote in a primary, while in Nevada, Democrats will caucus — grouping themselves together by candidate to voice their support. Trump is looking for a big symbolic win

  • manoharlal khattar

    Jat stir: Khattar takes stock of situation

    Chandigarh: With Haryana on the boil in the wake of the violent Jat stir, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today held a key meeting with his ministers and top officials to take stock of the situation.

  • New mechanism helps bone cells regenerate in fractures

    London: Researchers from Belgium have discovered a mechanism for the better survival of implanted cells that improves in the healing of bone fractures. The bone cells, which earlier had dim chances of survival because of not being prepared for lack of oxygen and nutrients at the fracture site, can survive better by being preconditioned to withstand the adverse environment before the implantation process, said the researchers from KU Leuven University.