Free Press Journal
  • PM shouldn’t conduct himself as a ‘party campaigner’: Tharoor

    New Delhi : Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said that Narendra Modi should conduct himself as ‘the Prime Minister of a country’ and not as a ‘party campaigner’. He said it wasn’t fair on the Prime Minister’s part to say that nothing was done during UPA regime, adding that even the Harvard Business School studied the success of the railway model during RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s tenure as Railway Minister.

  • Azad comment linking us with ISIS shows Cong’s bankruptcy: RSS

    Nagaur: The RSS today took strong exception to Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad seeking to draw a parallel between it and ISIS, saying his remark shows the party’s intellectual bankruptcy and unwillingness to deal with fundamentalist forces like Islamic State “Azad comparing ISIS with RSS exhibits the intellectual bankruptcy of Congress and its unwillingness to deal with fundamentalist and cruel forces like ISIS,” RSS leader J Nand Kumar told reporters here.

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    Mallya row: CBI stand that it erred a ‘cover-up’, says Cong

    New Delhi: Firing yet another salvo at the government on the Vijay Mallya issue, Congress today dubbed as “cover-up excuse” CBI’s “very strange explanation” that the Lookout notice for the controversial businessman was erroroneously issued. “We have a very strange explanation coming from the Government authorities at the highest level of the CBI purportedly stating that they issued a Lookout Notice by an error. It’s not a child’s play and they are not casually issued or revoked,” party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi

  • The muscles of the mind

    By focusing or stressing on particular emotions of wishes, we end up making the ‘muscles’ stronger or weaker in the brain, says Dr SHRIRANG BAKHLE.

  • New way to detect shipwrecks using satellites found

    London: Scientists have found that the watery graves of coastal shipwrecks leave sediment plumes at the sea’s surface, that can be detected using satellites to locate wreckage. Using data from the NASA/USGS Landsat 8 satellite, researchers have detected plumes extending as far as 4 kilometres downstream from shallow shipwreck sites. This discovery demonstrates for the first time how Landsat and Landsat-like satellites may be used to locate the watery graves of coastal shipwrecks.

  • Opposition’s criticism of World Culture Festival irrational BJP

    Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the opposition’s criticism of the World Culture Festival is irrational and habitual. “The opposition is trying to make that into a political issue. I think it has become a fashion or habit of some parties or some persons to condemn and criticise anything associated with Hindu, Indian or Bharatiya. It’s really unfortunate. There is no rational in their criticism of the World Culture Event,”

  • UNSC endorses policy against sex abuse by peacekeepers

    New York: The UN Security Council has endorsed a new policy by which soldiers facing allegations of sexual abuse can be repatriated. Keeping in view of the rise in sex abuse claims against peacekeepers, Egypt abstained from the US-drafted resolution, which was adopted by a vote of 14 in favour, the Guardian reported. The resolution endorses a new UN policy of sending entire peacekeeping units back home if their soldiers face repeated allegations of

  • Days and nights of Istanbul

    “The traffic here is the worst in the world,” uttered my taxi driver. While getting into his taxi outside the metro station, I was careful to point towards the meter. But the driver smiled back saying “Please pay me whatever you feel is correct.” That eventually meant 50 percent more than the metered fare. While driving through the maze of streets inside Kumkapi, he points outside, “Arabs, you see all Arabs have

  • Two killed in firing at Delhi councillor’s office

    New Delhi : Two ex-servicemen working as private security guards were killed during indiscriminate firing after a heated argument among some people at a liquor party at a councillor’s office here, police said on Saturday.  The incident occurred on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday (after midnight) in west Delhi’s Najafgarh area at the Indian National Lok Dal councillor Kishan Pehlwan’s office.

  • Dhoni gives a lot of confidence to youngsters Hastings

    Kolkata: Having played under Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the now-suspended Chennai Super Kings, Australian all-rounder John Hastings credited the Indian limited overs skipper for being instrumental in building a formidable team. “There’s little margin for error in this format. Their batsmen have a lot of confidence right through from Dhawan and (Rohit) Sharma to Kohli, Raina and then there’s Dhoni coming in. I think that stems from the captain. Having played under Dhoni in Chennai, he just fills you

  • A Floral Feast!

    Flowers are not just for garland or adorning your hair. India has several dishes that are made from flowers and are delicious says  GITA HARI.

  • CM recognises role of judiciary in establishing rule of law

    Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today highlighted the important role played by the judiciary in establishing the rule of law in Bihar and said the state governement has “accorded priority” to works related to judiciary. He was speaking after the inauguration of the new building of the Bihar Judicial Academy here.  Chief Justice of India T S Thakur inaugurated the new building for training of judicial officials.

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    The word Sufi has been misused in Bollywood

    Taking the Bollywood scene by storm with her unique voice and counting on music to get through life, Sufi singer and Bollywood musician KAVITA SETH talks about the power of music with VANESSA VIEGAS.

  • A R Rahmans film 99 songs hits the right notes 

    After thrilling music lovers, across the globe with his melodious tunes, Academy Award-winning music composer A. R. Rahman is now ready to woo cinegoers with his upcoming film 99 SONGS.

  • Sri Lanka’s Tamil prisoners call off strike

    Colombo: Sri Lankan Tamil prisoners, who launched a hunger strike demanding their release, called off their fast after a minister assured them of speedy trials. As many as 13 former Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) cadres launched the hunger strike on February 23 demanding the government expedite the cases against them or release them.

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    Country passing through a critical phase Sonia

    New Delhi: Launching a veiled attack on the Modi government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today said the country is passing through a “critical phase” as those in power are “spreading hatred” by targeting secularism and underscored the need to bring together people from diverse backgrounds to fight it. Gandhi made the remarks in her written message to attendees of ‘National Integration Conference’ organised by
    Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind here.

  • When a fan made a sketch of Aishwarya in just 15 mins

    Fans have always been a very integral part of a star’s stardom. It is the overwhelming love fash 2rom the fans that inspire the actor further to perform even better and touch more hearts, but things fans do can really get you amazed and grateful.

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    Was exhausted after working continuously for 3 years: Arjun

    Actor Arjun Kapoor has decided to go slow as he feels that working at a stretch for three years in the industry has taken a toll on him physically. “I am hungry for good work. After “Tevar” I was not 100 per cent physically, emotionally and mentally strong. I had done six back to back films,” Arjun said, reports PTI.