Free Press Journal
  • 28 Indian fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

    Colombo: At least 28 Indian fishermen were arrested today by Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing in Lankan waters, the fourth such detention this month. The fishermen belonged to Pudukottai, Pamban and Tuticorin and they were taken to Kangesanthurai port, Gopinath, the Assistant Director of Fisheries Department of Tamil Nadu, said.

  • Vidya Balan

    Vidya Balan to portray Kamala Surayya in biopic

    Thiruvananthapuram: Bollywood actress Vidya Balan will portray celebrated Indian-English writer Kamala Surayya, who shocked conventional minds with her bold writings, in a bilingual biopic.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Mallya row: NBW by Hyderabad court in cheque dishonour case

    Hyderabad: A non-bailable warrant has been issued against businessman Vijay Mallya after he failed to appear in a court here in connection with alleged dishonour of a cheque of Rs 50 lakh to GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd.

  • Arabic hashtags hiding porns on Instagram

    Melbourne: Did you know, more than a million hardcore porn videos are there on Instagram? Although, the popular photo-sharing site has a strict no-nudity policy, the users are escaping moderators by using long Arabic hashtags to upload uncensored porn, reports Tech blogger Jed Ismael first came across this when he was searching with a hashtag that means “movies” in Arabic. According to the techie, he discovered more than one million sex films on

  • Boxer Vijender dedicates win to Indian military martyrs

    Liverpool : Indian pugilist Vijender Singh dedicated his fourth consecutive victory in professional boxing to the martyrs of Indian armed forces after defeating Hungary’s Alexander Horvath at the Liverpool Echo Arena here. Vijender blew away Horvath in the third round with a big body shot on Saturday evening.

  • Varun Gandhi escapes unhurt after stage collapses

    Moradabad: BJP MP Varun Gandhi today escaped unhurt after a makeshift stage, overcrowded with his supporters, collapsed at a party function here. Gandhi, who was on his way to interact with farmers in Chhajlet, had made a brief halt at Peeli Kothi Chowk on the Moradabad-Haridwar Highway, where local MP Sarvesh Kumar had organised a welcome ceremony.

  • US woman dumps 8-year-old son for being’rude, ungovernable’

    Los Angeles: In a bizarre incident in the US, a woman dumped her 8-year-old son at a hospital with a note saying she did not want him anymore as he was “rude and ungovernable”. The woman is facing child abuse charges after dropping off her son at the hospital in West Jordan, Utah. The incident took place at the Jordan Valley Medical Center last month. The woman left the child with nothing but the clothes on his back and a

  • Subramanian Swamy

    ‘Mistake to allow Pak team in India as ISI comes as spectators’: Swamy

    New Delhi: Backing Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s statement that cricket matches with Pakistan should not be allowed to continue while bombs are being hurled at the security forces at the border, BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy on Sunday said that it was a big mistake on the part of the Indian Government to allow the Shahid Afridi-led team to participate in the ICC World Twenty20.

  • Tata Kite 5 Spied while Testing

    The Tata Kite 5 has been spied while testing near Pune. The test mule was covered with heavy camouflage, revealing next to nothing.

  • Black Money

    Black money: DRI probes illicit outflow of USD 505 billion

    New Delhi: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has started a probe to verify whether USD 505 billion was siphoned out of the country illegally during 2004-13, when Congress-led UPA was in power.

  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Giroudhpuri in C’garh tomorrow

    Raipur: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Giroudhpuri Dham – a popular scheduled caste Satnami community’s pilgrim centre – in Chhattisgarh tomorrow.

  • Sanders, Trump exchange nasty barbs after Chicago violence

    Washington: Democratic presidential aspirant Bernie Sanders today called Donald Trump a “pathological liar” while the outspoken Republican frontrunner returned the barb by referring him as a “Communist” and accusing his campaign of organising violent protests against him in Chicago.

  • MeT predicts heavy deluge: U’khand Govt says fully prepared

    Dehradun: With the MeT predicting heavy deluge in north India, Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Shatrughan Singh on Sunday appealed to the people not to panic while stating that the state government is fully prepared to tackle any situation.

  • Hope to pass GST, bankruptcy bills in budget session: Jaitley

    New Delhi: The government hopes to enact the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and bankruptcy bills in the second half of the budget session of parliament beginning April 20, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.

  • Ronit Roy

    Ronit Roy excited to play negative character in ‘Kaabil’

    Mumbai: He may have portrayed negative characters before but actor Ronit Roy says he is excited to play a baddie in Hrithik Roshan starrer “Kaabil”. The film, directed by Sanjay Gupta, is produced by Rakesh Roshan and also stars “Vicky Donor” actress Yami Gautam.

  • Ayushmann Khurrana turns Bong for ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’

    Mumbai: Ayushmann Khuranna will be turning into a ‘Bangali babu’ for his upcoming flick ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ opposite Parineeti Chopra, which will go on floor this May.

  • 24 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 24 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in military operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, an official statement said on Sunday.

  • Justin Trudeau

    I have more Sikhs in Cabinet than Modi: Canadian PM

    Washington: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, known for his witty repartees, told an American audience here that he has more Sikhs in his Cabinet than his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.