Free Press Journal
  • “A huge country like India can't afford to have a two-party system or two-alliance system." Asaduddin owaisi MIM chief

    Behead Owaisi legally, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday attacked MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi for his refusal to say ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and said he should be “legally beheaded”.

  • Mango turns mascot in Bengal polls

    Kolkata: A mascot designed on Fazli mangoes, known for its sweet juicy pulp and large size, will be used to spread awareness among voters ahead of the West Bengal assembly polls, an official said. Fazli mangoes are from West Bengal’s Malda district.

  • Delhi AIIMS doctor Kunal found dead in hostel room

    New Delhi: A junior resident doctor working with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was found dead in his hostel room here on Thursday, hospital authorities said.

  • Bomb scare grounds two flights at IGI airport

    New Delhi: Two flights have been grounded at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here on Thursday due to a bomb scare.

  • Vrindavan widows to break stigma and drench in colors this Holi

    Mathura: It is still a week a to go for Holi but festivities have already begun in Brijbhumi Vrindavan. Devotees enjoyed the festival of colours at the famous Dwarkadhish temple yesterday and many more such events will unfold in the run up to Holi.

  • Two Class XII students using hi-tech gadget for cheating held

    Hyderabad: Two Intermediate students, who allegedly attempted cheating using hi-tech electronic gadgets during supplementary exams at a college here were arrested, police said today. Using a Bluetooth device concealed in their inner wear with a secret microphone and cell phones, the duo — Shaik Aijaz and Mohd Samiyullah — tried to execute hi-tech copying during a supplementary exam held on March 12 at S R Nagar. The attempt was, however, foiled, Hyderabad Police said in a release.

  • YouTube FanFest: LOL this Friday night!

    The Youtube FanFest is back, and this time it’s bigger and better. The biggest of online superstars will be slaying the festival under one roof for one night. This exclusive live show is an excellent line-up of creative minds full of entertainment that comprises of comedy, music, fashion and more! So whose going to be here?

  • AirAsia India appoints Amar Abrol as new CEO; Chandilya to go

    New Delhi: Ending months of speculations, AirAsia India today said Amar Abrol will replace Mittu Chandilya as its CEO with effect from next month. Chandilya would continue with the airline until the end of April to ensure a smooth transition of the CEO role.

  • US man posts traffic violation video on Facebook, booked

    New York:  In a first, police have booked a US man after he posted a video on Facebook in which he was shown violating traffic rules. Facebook user Michael Dalton posted a video on the social networking website that showed him cutting through the parking lot of Trail Ridge Apartment Complex in the city of Columbia and jumping a stop sign, reported.

  • Geelani’s bail plea to be heard on Friday

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday posted for Friday the bail plea of former Delhi University professor S.A.R. Geelani, arrested on sedition charges.

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    Pleas to cancel Kanhaiya’s bail to be heard on March 23

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday posted for March 23 the hearing of pleas to cancel the six-month interim bail to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.

  • Suspected ISIS sympathiser arrested

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested an alleged ‘sympathiser’ of banned ISIS terror group from West Bengal.

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    Uphaar case: SC assures AVUT of early open court hearing

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today assured the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) that it will accord an early open court hearing of its plea seeking review of its 2015 verdict by which real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal were required to serve two-year jail term if they failed to pay Rs 30 crore each.

  • Do high expectations hurt marriages? It depends

    Washington D.C. It turns out that having high standards in a marriage can harm as well as help relationships. According to a Florida State University study, high standards improve satisfaction only when a marriage is strong to begin with. For weaker unions, including those involving passive aggression or severe differences, high standards only make things worse.

  • 30 bombs recovered from Murshidabad district in WB

    Baharampur (WB) : Thirty live bombs were recovered by security forces today from a field at Sekendra in Mushidabad district of West Bengal where Assembly polls are due next month.

  • US faces major Zika virus outbreak risk in summer

    New York: The conditions in a number of US cities will become favourable for a possible Zika virus outbreak during the peak summner months, warns new research. The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is spreading the virus in much of Latin America and the Caribbean, will likely become increasingly abundant across much of the southern and eastern US as the weather warms, the study said.

  • England face tough Proteas test in World T20 clash 

    Mumbai : Title contenders South Africa will aim to get their World Twenty20 campaign off to a winning start when they take on an inexperienced England side in a Group 1 clash at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. It will be a must-win game for England, as they lost to West Indies by six wickets in their first match on Wednesday, thanks to Chris Gayle’s unbeaten 100.