Free Press Journal
  • Unicef-ICC launch ‘Team Swachh’ in Kolkata

    Kolkata : Aiming to tap the huge fan base of cricket in India, Unicef in partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday launched a sanitation programme ‘Team Swachh’ — to drive home the message that everyone should use toilet.

  • Spirited Bhambri goes down in Dubai

    Dubai: Despite getting off to a brilliant start by clinching the first set, top ranked Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri eventually lost his early steam to lose the men’s singles opener in three sets at the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships here on Tuesday. World No.107 Bhambri gave a tough fight to an opponent who is ranked 56 places above him, Czech Lukas Rosol, to lose the first round encounter 6-2, 6-7(2),

  • Dr. Luke breaks silence over Kesha’s sexual assault claims

    Los Angeles: Amid a very public legal battle with singer Kesha, producer Dr. Luke wrote a series of posts on Twitter to defend himself from allegations. In response to A-list musicians and scores of fans rallying behind the singer on social media, producer Dr. Luke is defending himself from allegations that he sexually assaulted the pop star, reports hollywoodreporter. com.

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    Evidences, witnesses not planted: prosecution in chinkara case against Salman

    Jodhpur: The prosecution in the chinkara poaching case of 1998, in which Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was given prison term, today rejected the allegation by his lawyers that evidences or witnesses had been planted. Arguing in the Rajasthan High Court bench here on an appeal of Khan against the one-year sentence in the Bhawad chinkara poaching case, Additional Advocate General K L Thakur said that the statements of Harish Dulani, driver of the vehicle

  • Jayalalithaa

    DA case:SC commences hearing on pleas against Jaya’s acquittal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today commenced final hearing on various appeals including the one filed by Karnataka against the acquittal of AIADMK Chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others in a disproportionate assets case.

  • Guwahati Metro foundation laying on Feb 29

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will lay the foundation stone of the ambitious Rs 18,020 crore Guwahati Metro Rail project on February 29.

  • European border closures to worsen chaos: UNHCR chief

    Lesbos (Greece):  Border closures by European states alarmed by the migration crisis will cause “further chaos and confusion”, the new head of the UN refugee agency warned today. “

  • Demi Lovato clarifies criticism for Taylor Swift

    Los Angeles: Demi Lovato is clearing the air following her latest comments on Taylor Swift’s $250,000 donation to Kesha in the wake of her ongoing legal battle with Dr. Luke. The singer says that sometimes situation compels her to say things that she shouldn’t say.

  • Nitish Kumar

    RSS & BJP want to scrap quota for Dalits and OBCs: Nitish

    Patna: Branding RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement of forming a non-political committee on reservation as “extra constitutional”, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the RSS and BJP wanted to scrap reservations for Dalits and OBCs.

  • Brace up for thunderous stereophonic sound with all-new Thunder

    New Delhi:  Adding to its plethora of multiple-range sound systems, portable digital innovative solutions provider Portronics on Tuesday announced the launch of the Thunder Bluetooth Soundbar which provides more vibrant, full-range sound.

  • Playing terrorist in ‘Neerja’ challenging: Jim Sarbh

    Mumbai:  He has been getting rave reviews for his portrayal of a terrorist in Sonam Kapoor-starrer “Neerja”, but actor Jim Sarbh says playing the dreadful character got on his nerves many times. Jim has made critics and audience take note of his character Khalil, a terrifying mad terrorist on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73.

  • Patel stir: Guj holds parleys with Hardik to reach compromise

    Surat: The violent Jat stir seems to have set the alarm bells ringing in Gujarat government which today send an emissary to meet jailed Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel to explore a compromise on the vexed issue. Prominent Patel leader and BJP MP Vitthal Radadia, who met Hardik in Lajpore jail, claimed that the government may consider withdrawal of cases registered against Patel leaders, including that of sedition against Hardik and others,

  • Beijing refutes US claim on South China Sea

    Beijing: China on Tuesday once again refuted the US claim that China has threatened the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, urging it to stop sowing dissension among South China Sea littoral countries.

  • Zika cases in China rise to five

    Beijing:  China has confirmed another two imported Zika cases, bringing the figure to five, the National Health and Family Planning Commission announced on Tuesday.

  • Indefinite fast by journalists enters second day

    Coimbatore : The indefinite fast by a group of journalists demanding that government accede to their long pending demand to provide land for their fraternity, entered the second day today. Four journalists, led by Nandakumar of Raj TV and Pradeep Kumar of Win TV had begun the fast yesterday on the premises of the Collectorate,saying there had been no response from various governments over the last 20 years to the appeal by various journalists associations on the matter.

  • Will launch 4G in 5-8 circles within 6 months: Telenor

    Barcelona: Norwegian telecom firm Telenor today said it will launch 4G services in 5-8 cities in India within 6 months and is in talks with other operators to increase its spectrum holding through trading.

  • Japanese firm develops spoken word display technology

    Tokyo: A Japanese firm has developed what it claims is the world’s first technology to enable users to display their spoken words on a tablet or a smartphone by dragging their finger on the screen.