Free Press Journal
  • Jat agitation: Petrified travelers salute Punjabi hospitality in Haryana

    New Delhi – In a first of its kind and the worst ever violence during Jat agitation in the state of Haryana recently, while it is a story of pain and anguish, staff of some of the prominent restaurants on the busy national highway turned out to be good Samaritans saving hundreds of lives. They went beyond their usual hospitality by offering free stay and food to those who were

  • Majority of Asians use smartphone as communication tool

    New Delhi: A study highlighting the role of smartphones in people’s lives in Asia has found that 60 percent people use them to primarily communicate with one another, 24 percent consider them as companions, while the age group of 20 and under use their devices for music and entertainment the most. The survey, conducted by leading Chinese language internet search provider Baidu, also showed that almost 50 percent of Asians get worried when

  • Two seasons a year will popularise kabaddi: Screwvala

    Mumbai: Ronnie Screwvala, owner of Pro Kabaddi League franchise U Mumba, supported the League taking place twice in a calendar year, saying it’s the right way to promote the game among the youngsters. “Kabaddi cannot become popular if we have a six-week event and then a break of 11 months. Now it’s being held for six weeks with a gap of six months. I am happy with the development,” said Screwvala ahead of his team hosting the last league

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Guiding Light: Virtue

    Virtues cannot be cultivated. You must assume that they are there. In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna said to Arjuna, “Grieve not Arjuna; you are born with virtues.” The seeker should remember that he is born with virtues; otherwise he would not be a seeker. If you think you have no virtues and then try to cultivate them, you will fail. When you think you do not have a virtue; then you come

  • ‘XXX3: Xander Cage Returns’ featuring Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone

    ‘XXX’ franchise,’ XXX3: Xander Cage Returns’ that began shooting earlier this year is picking up steam. After news of Deepika Padukone being cast in the film, we have seen numerous images of the cast and crew that surfaced on social networking platforms.

  • Sidharth fire backs at KRK over comment on Alia

    New Delhi: Bollywood cotroversy specialist Kamal R Khan and SOTY actor Siddharth Malhotra got into a spat after KRK passed a cheap comment over Siddharth and Alia’s recent Vogue photo shoot. Sidharth Malhotra came heavily against his comments.

  • Check out Amitabh Bachchan poses with bat gifted by Chris Gayle

    He may be one of the biggest and most respected stars of Indian cinema, but Amitabh Bachchan’s fan following not just spans generations but also borders. In fact, the veteran actor recently realized he had a fan among one of cricketing’s greatest players Chris Gayle.

  • Missing Kalwa teenagers traced to Pune

    Mumbai: Two teenagers who went missing from Kalwa railway station on Thursday evening, have been traced to Pune. Sources inform that the two children ran away from home to escape from the upcoming SSC exams that they were to appear for.

  • NASA

    NASA explorer decodes interstellar magnetic field

    Washington: What is out there at the edge of our solar system? Scientists using data from NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) have pinned down an interstellar magnetic field which lies at the very edge of the giant magnetic bubble surrounding our solar system called the heliosphere.

  • Popular young Kerala film director Rajesh Pillai dead 

    Kochi: A day after the release of his latest film “Vettah”, filmmaker Rajesh Pillai, credited by many for being instrumental in bringing a new face to the Malayalam film industry, breathed his last here at a private hospital on Saturday, a reliable source close to him said. He was 41.

  • Smrit Irani

    NSUI to protest in front of Irani’s residence

    New Delhi: The National Students Union of India (NSUI) will today stage a protest outside Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s residence for telling lies in Parliament over the death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula.

  • Chinese researchers in South Pole expedition grow vegetables

    Beijing: For the first time, Chinese scientists taking part in a 400-day South Pole research expedition can eat fresh vegetables grown regularly on-site. The researchers can eat fresh vegetables grown regularly on-site, Wang Zheng, the grower who came home last month after the mission in Antarctica, said.

  • Indian Army to organise mega veteran rally at Pathankot

    Jammu: In an effort to reach out to its veterans and Veer Naris and resolve the problems faced by them, a mega veterans rally is being organised by the Rising Star Corps at Pathankot on March 5.

  • Handbook Irani mentioned, withdrawn after Shiv Sena’s objection: Archibishop

    Mumbai: Father Nigel Barrett, a spokesperson of Mumbai Archibishop Oswald Gracias on Saturday said that the Don Bosco School in Matunga had withdrawn a handbook for Class IV students which had mentioned the great Maharashtrian warrior Shivaji as Dalit after the Shiv Sena had raised objections to it.

  • shiv sena

    Irani’s statements on Vemula suicide confusing: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Expressing its disappointment over the handling of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide, the Shiv Sena on Saturday said Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s statements were ‘confusing’.