Free Press Journal
  • Jat reservation: Curfew imposed in five villages in Hissar

    Hissar: Curfew was imposed in five villages of the district and shoot at sight orders issued following a face off between Jats and other community members in the area today. Earlier in the day curfew was lifted from Hissar and Hansi towns of the district even as road and rail traffic from here to various destinations remained suspended.

  • Shahrukh Khan

    Indian cinema changing fast: Shah Rukh Khan

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan believes Indian cinema is “changing fast” thanks to young actor and actresses and asserts that it will be a while before international cinema can give competition to it.

  • ‘Neerja’ mints over Rs. 22 crore in opening weekend

    Mumbai: Ram Madhvani’s “Neerja”, which stars actress Sonam Kapoor as Neerja Bhanot, the air hostess who sacrificed her life while saving passengers on board hijacked Pan Am flight 73, has received an overwhelming response at the box office. The biographical thriller has collected Rs.22.01 crore in its opening weekend.

  • Santosh-Hegde

    Sedition law ‘necessary’ to stop talks against country: Hegde

    Hyderabad: Former Solicitor General of India N Santosh Hegde today said he is in “favour” of the sedition law as some “restrictions” are needed to stop people from abusing and talking against the country. The retired Supreme Court judge argued that the act of some JNU students, who allegedly termed the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as “judicial murder” and raised anti-India slogans, “definitely amounts” to sedition. JNU Students Union President

  • Cricket is now a career option for youngsters: Kapil

    New Delhi: Former captain Kapil Dev today doffed his hat at the rise of cricket as a career option for youngsters, saying that parents now encourage their children to take up the game to earn a living.

  • World’s first Internet of Things has successful trial

    London: Swedish communication technology giant Ericsson, French telecommunications company Orange and US technology giant Intel have successfully conducted the world’s first extended coverage trial for Internet of Things (IoT) using EC-GSM-IoT (Extended Coverage-GSM-IoT) technology in Paris.

  • Shane Warne

    Shane Warne slammed for being whiny

    Melbourne: Due to one more tucker trial, Shane Warne now wants to be out of ‘I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!’ and this surely is not being taken well by the viewers.

  • CCI approves Reliance Communications-Sistema Shyam merger

    New Delhi: The proposed merger of Sistema Shyam Ltd’s operations into Reliance Communications has been approved by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to further scale major consolidation in the intensely competitive sector since 2009.

  • Budget

    Economic Survey to be on Feb 26, General Budget on Feb 29

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the General Budget for 2016-17 on February 29in the Lok Sabha, while the Economic Survey for the same period will be tabled in Parliament on February 26.

  • B S Bassi

    JNU row: Bassi asks students to prove their innocence

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi on Monday asked the JNU students, who returned to the university campus last night, to join the join probe and present evidence of their innocence.


    FSSAI to spread awareness on food safety with govt agencies

    New Delhi: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) plans to work in tandem with the central and state government agencies, universities, colleges and non-government organizations to spread awareness about food safety and other related issues across the country.

  • Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor wrap up ‘Baaghi’

    Mumbai: Actors Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor have finished the shooting for Sajid Nadaidwala’s upcoming production “Baaghi: Rebels in Love”. Directed by “Heropanti” helmer Sabbir Khan, the romantic film is set to hit theatres on April 29.

  • Police can arrest us, we will not resist: JNUSU general secretary

    New Delhi: Refuting charges that he had raised ‘anti-national’ slogans, JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) general secretary Rama Naga, who is one of the five students booked by the police, said on Monday that they would abide the Vice Chancellor’s decision and not resist arrest.

  • Indian-origin Sikh appointed Kuala Lumpur police chief

    Kuala Lumpur: An Indian-origin Sikh officer has been appointed Kuala Lumpur’s commissioner of police – the highest police rank achieved by a Sikh in Malaysia, media reports said.

  • How lack of education affects heart health

    London: Patients with no schooling benefit least from blood thinning medications – the most effective way of preventing strokes in patients most at risk, show results of a new survey.

  • New technique may help divert Earth-bound asteroids

    Washington: A new approach that uses a spacecraft to crash at high speeds into an asteroid headed for a collision with the Earth may prevent the potentially devastating consequences of an impact, scientists say.

  • McCullum gone for good as Aussies scent victory

    Christchurch: Brendon McCullum drew the curtain on his illustrious batting career as a typically pugnacious but short-lived innings Monday was unable to loosen Australia’s firm grip on the second Test in Christchurch.

  • Supreme Court

    Jat stir: SC seeks status report, notice to Centre on AAP plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought a status report from Haryana government on the plea of Delhi government seeking resumption of water supply to the national capital, disrupted due to the ongoing Jat quota stir.