Free Press Journal
  • Jat stir: DGP says forces dealing with dynamic situation

    Chandigarh: As the Jat protests spread to more areas, Haryana Police Chief Yashpal Singhal today said it was taking time to bring the situation under control as the stir, which has left one dead and 78 injured, was not being spearheaded by any one particular leader.

  • Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart to host MTV Movie Awards 2016

    London: Former wrestler Dwayne Johnson and comedian Kevin Hart will take to the stage to celebrate the MTV Movie Awards, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The “Furious 7” star is “honoured” to be teaming up with the 36-year-old comedian to host the annual ceremony and is promising an “epic, historic unforgettable night” for viewers, reported Daily Mirror.

  • Frozen ocean caused Pluto’s moon to stretch like ‘Hulk’: NASA

    Washington: Pluto’s largest moon Charon once had a subsurface ocean which has frozen long ago and expanded, pushing and stretching the natural satellite’s surface like ‘Hulk’ while causing massive fractures, a new NASA image has shown.

  • Top US diplomat on arms control to visit India

    Washington: A top American diplomat on arms control will visit India next week for the second India-US Space Security Dialogue in New Delhi. The Assistant US Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A Rose would lead a US delegation for the dialogue on February 24, the State Department said in a statement.

  • Pak’s Pathankot probe team may visit India next month: report

    Islamabad: A team of Pakistani investigators is likely to visit India next month for collecting evidence on the involvement of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists in the Pathankot terror attack, a media report said today. “The team’s visit is expected,” a senior diplomat told Dawn News, adding that the dates for the trip were yet to be finalised. The registration of FIR by the Counter-Terrorism Department of Punjab police has paved the way for the visit of the six-member investigation team constituted by Prime Minister

  • Modi, Oli discuss India-Nepal ties

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held comprehensive talks with his Nepalese counterpart K P Oli, who is on a six-day visit here, during which a range of issues of mutual interest, including trade and political situation in Nepal, figured.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal concerned over Jat stir; talks to Rajnath, Haryana CM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed concern over the ongoing Jat agitation in Haryana and discussed the issue with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

  • Maharashtra taskforce suggests formula to end farmers’ suicides

    Nagpur: Tasked by the Maharashtra government to study the farm crisis in the state, Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavalamban Mission (VNSSM) has announced a two-point formula which it claims could be the key to ending farmers’ suicides in the country.

  • Sebastian Vettel

    New car will make Ferrari stronger in 2016: Vettel

    London: Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari will be “even stronger” than last year following the launch of its new SF16-H car for the 2016 season.

  • Jat stir: Agitation reaches Delhi University

    New Delhi: Delhi University students from the Jat community on Saturday protested on the North Campus, leading to traffic jams on the Mall Road.

  • Sensex

    Sensex snaps 2-week losing streak, bounces back 723 pts

    Mumbai: Stocks- The S&P BSE benchmark Sensex snapped two-week losing streak, recovering by 723 points on fag-end buying by operators ahead of the expiry of futures and options February contract next week.

  • Fiji declares state of natural disaster over cyclone Winston

    Suva: Fiji declared a state of natural disaster on Saturday as severe tropical cyclone Winston hit the South Pacific island country, the government-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) confirmed.

  • Phase I of Kerala’s dream SmartCity project inaugurated

    Kochi: The first phase of Kerala’s dream SmartCity project, including a Rs 400-crore 6.5 lakh sq ft IT tower overlooking a 300 meter waterfront area, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and other dignitaries here today.

  • Jayant Sinha

    Budget to focus on poor, progress, jobs: Sinha

    New Delhi: The uplift of the poor, progress of farmers and employment for the youth will be the focus of the upcoming budget, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said in a Youtube post on Saturday.