Free Press Journal
  • Karisma Kapoor files a case of harassment

    Mumbai: Actress Karisma Kapoor has filed a complaint of mental harassment against her estranged husband Sunjay and mother-in-law Rani Kapur. The “Biwi No.1” star’s lawyer says it is a case of harassment which is completely different from her divorce case.

  • Amir’s fiery spell draws applause from cricket legends

    Mirpur: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who produced a sensational performance in his side’s five-wicket loss to fierce rivals India in Asia Cup on Saturday, has received rave reviews from the cricketing fraternity.

  • Dhoni unhappy with umpires using ear piece

    Mirpur: The use of umpiring devices like ear-piece doesn’t please India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni at all as he feels such a technology prevents the on-field officials from hearing snicks and edges in a packed stadium.

  • Pakistan arrests 20 Indian fishermen

    Karachi: Pakistan has arrested 20 Indian fishermen and seized their boats for allegedly violating territorial waters off the Arabian Sea coast, over a week after it apprehended 88 Indian fishermen.

  • hockey

    India lose 0-3 to Germany, suffer first loss in SA tour

    Stellenbosch (South Africa): Indian women’s hockey team lost 0-3 to Germany to slump to their first defeat in their tour to South Africa, here. The first period of the match started with both the teams moving cautiously in order to understand each other’s game plan.

  • Murthal gangrapes: No major breakthrough yet, says Sonepat SP

    Murthal: Sonepat Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Garg on Sunday said the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has recorded statements of the eyewitnesses in front of the magistrate, but added that there has been no major breakthrough in the case as of now.

  • Water coming from Haryana is ‘poisonous’, says Delhi Govt.

    New Delhi: Stating that the national capital has never faced a water crisis of such magnitude, Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra said on Sunday that poison was being dumped into the water supply in certain parts in Haryana, resulting in the high ammonia level which had forced the shutdown of two major water plants.

  • Chile completes reconstruction 6 years after quake

    Santiago: Six years after a devastating earthquake shook Chile on February 27, 2010 and claimed over 500 lives, the Chilean government is close to completing reconstruction of infrastructure essential for restoring public life.


    1st BRICS bank loan to India likely for solar project: K V Kamath

    Shanghai: The New Development Bank set up by BRICS countries aims to lend up to USD 2 billion this year starting in about two months and the multilateral lender’s first loan to India could be for a green solar energy project, its president K V Kamath said.

  • Naveen Patnaik elected BJD president for 7th term

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was today formally declared elected as BJD President for the 7th consecutive term today. Announcing Patnaik’s election as the regional party’s chief, returning officer Pratap Keshari Deb said as many as 80 state executive members have also been elected with the completion of organisational poll process which had commenced in the last week of December.

  • Obesity

    Virtual reality may help fight obesity

    New York: The virtual reality (VR) technology can be used to determine how people perceive their bodies, to treat body image disturbances, and to improve adherence to physical activity among obese individuals, researchers report.

  • Corporates expect Budget to lower cost of doing biz

    Mumbai: India Inc expects the Budget to simplify tax laws and increase compliance, apart from improving both the ease and cost of doing business. “Just as the government has done a commendable job in improving the ease of doing business, we would like more initiatives to reduce the cost of doing business as well,” Tata Steel Managing Director T V Narendran said, adding that he expects the government to further build on its reform agenda.

  • Haryana Govt action ‘shameful’: Cong on Murthal gangrapes

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Sunday criticised the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana Government over the gangrapes in Murthal and accused them of attempting to cover up the unfortunate and shameful incident.

  • Aligarh

    Ban on ‘Aligarh’ doesn’t seem official: Hansal Mehta

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that the Manoj Bajpayee-starrer “Aligarh” will not be screened in the city of Aligarh, the film’s director Hansal Mehta has said that it doesn’t seem like an official ban yet.

  • Nitish-Kumar

    Centre cultivating falsehood on Rohith issue: Nitish

    Patna: After Dalit student Rohith Vemula’s mother charged Union Minister Smriti Irani with lying in Parliament about her son’s suicide, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the Centre was “cultivating falsehood” to divide the society.