Free Press Journal
  • Dubai, Thailand favourite Holi weekend getaways for Indians

    Mumbai: As Indians are gearing up for the long weekend break on account of Holi and Good Friday, short- haul destinations like Dubai and Thailand have topped the list of popular global destinations. Dubai and Thailand, popular tourist hubs, stood at number one and two positions, respectively, due to its short flying time from India, followed by Singapore, according to a MakeMyTrip report.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Patriotism spirit has risen Big B post India win over Pakistan

    Kolkata: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was present at the Eden Gardens on Saturday to motivate the Indian cricket team for the crucial World Cup Twenty20 match against Pakistan, says the spirit of patriotism has climbed across an entire nation after the match.

  • AI to buy more wide-body planes to expand global network

    Hyderabad: Air India is mulling expanding its Boeing wide-body aircraft feet to implement its plans of adding a host of new destinations in its overseas network in a couple of years. The airline is expected to draw up a firm plan in this regard early next fiscal, highly-placed airline sources said.

  • Bangladesh heist exposes Philippine dirty money secrets

    Manila:` When mystery hackers launched a stunning raid on Bangladesh’s foreign reserves, a plot worthy of a John le Carre spy novel was sparked in the Philippines, exposing the Southeast Asian nation as a dirty money haven. The USD 81 million stolen from the Bangladesh central bank’s American accounts last month was immediately sent via electronic transfer to the Philippines’ RCBC bank, with the thieves deliberately targeting their laundering location.

  • South Kashmir turns breeding ground for terror groups

    Anantnag (Kashmir): Considered a highly political sensitive area of the Valley, South Kashmir is fast turning into a virtual breeding ground for militants with many youths joining their rank and file or becoming their sympathisers.

  • Terrorism in name of faith is act of high treason: Pak cleric

    New Delhi: Use of religion to drive terrorism should be considered an act of “high treason” and India and Pakistan must act tough to check radicalisation and spread of extremism, said a powerful Pakistani cleric, whose massive protest in Islamabad a-year-and-half ago had shaken the Nawaz Sharif dispensation.

  • Latehar murder: Jharkhand CM asks administration to be on alert

    New Delhi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said he has given directions to the state administration to ensure that incidents like the Latehar murder where the dead bodies of two Muslim cattle traders were found hanging from a tree are not repeated.

  • Captive British journo appears in new IS video

    Beirut : A captive British photojournalist has appeared in a new Islamic State group propaganda video purportedly from the IS-held city of Mosul. It is the first video featuring John Cantlie to be released by IS since February 2015, when he appeared in what he said was Syria’s Aleppo province.

  • The Indian Apsara Service 

    Not only has Maharashtra taken the lead in reopening the dance bars but it has taken steps to supervise their functioning, according to V GANGADHAR. 

  • Ahoy Surfers

    Vikas Gupta is convinced that Surfing trend is fast catching on across India

  • 1006 cases of violation of model code of conduct registered

    Erode: Over 1,000 cases of violation of the model code of conduct have been registered in eight assembly segments of Erode district, officials said today. They said 1006 cases of violation of election conduct rules like writing party symbols on government buildings and placing election oriented banners in public places, have been registered.

  • Skin care tips for Holi

    MINAL SANCHETI speaks to some skin care experts and gets guidelines on protecting it from colours while playing Holi.

  • Why is the human mind stressed?

    Humans exert pressure, strain, nervousness, and anxiety on their minds by not being centered, contented and calm, says RAVI VALLURI.