Free Press Journal
  • Nepal, China ink free trade agreement, transit treaty

    Kathmandu: Nepal has signed a host of agreement, including free trade agreement and transit treaty, with China. The agreement was signed between Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Shama Oli and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. The Nepal PM’s Foreign Affairs Adviser, Gopal Khanal, informed that China has decided to provide soft loan for the construction of an international airport in Pokhara and a bridge over the Simikot-Hilsa road section, reports Himalayan Times.

  • Oommen Chandy

    Oppn attack far worse than hitting below the belt Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: Slamming the CPI (M) led LDF ahead of the May 16 assembly polls, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, has said the opposition onslaught against him during the last five years was far worse than hitting an opponent “below the belt.”

  • Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi at a temple

    Vrindavan: In a marked departure from age-old traditions, over a thousand widows played Holi at an ancient Vrindavan temple on Monday.

  • Fan Movie

    ‘Fan’ title track gets Arabic version

    Dubai: “Jabra Fan”, the title track of superstar Shah Rukh Khan-starrer upcoming film “Fan”, has been recorded in Arabic language.

  • O P Chautala in court custody as surety withdraws

    New Delhi: Former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala, serving 10-years jail term in a teacher’s scam, has been taken into custody in a disproportionate assets (DA) case after a man sought to withdraw his surety bond furnished for the politician’s bail.

  • Hockey India names 18-member team for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

    New Delhi: Hockey India today announced an 18-member Indian team led by Sardar Singh that will take part in the 25th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 6 to 16. Besides India, New Zealand, 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Australia, Pakistan, Japan, Canada and hosts Malaysia will be taking part in the annual tournament.

  • John-Abraham

    Akshay Kumar more successful actor than me: John Abraham

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham, who starred with Akshay Kumar in films like “Garam Masala”, “Housefull 2” and “Desi Boyz”, says the actor is a “self-made man” in Bollywood and is a “much more successful actor” than him.

  • darshan kumar

    Didn’t feel overshadowed by Aishwarya, Randeep: Darshan Kumar

    Dubai: Actor Darshan Kumar, who will be seen sharing screen space with Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and actor Randeep Hooda for the first time in Omung Kumar’s upcoming directorial “Sarbjit”, says he never felt overshadowed by their presence.

  • Paris attack: Captured suspect planned more attacks

    Brussels (Belgium): Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders has said that captured Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was planning more attacks during his hideout in Brussels. Abdeslam, Europe’s most wanted man, was arrested on Friday during a police raid as he returned to his family home in Molenbeek after being undetected since the November 13 attacks that killed 130 people and left several injured.

  • Debris reaches Australia for MH370 analysis

    Sydney: Two pieces of debris found in Mozambique have arrived in Australia for experts to determine if they came from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, an official said. A huge search for the Boeing 777, thought to have crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, has so far failed to find any wreckage, although a piece of wing washed up last year on a distant island.

  • Emotionally-connected’ TV shows best platform for ads: Twitter

    New York, March 21 (IANS) If you want your ads to reach more viewers and stay in their memory for a longer period, choose TV serials that have an emotional connect with them, a Twitter-sponsored study has revealed.

  • Tharoor compares Bhagat Singh with Kanhaiya, clarifies later

    New Delhi: Following the furore over his comment drawing parallels between Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and Jawaharlal Nehru University sensation Kanhaiya Kumar, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday asserted that all he meant was that the two men had certain qualities in common, a fact which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would never understand.

  • Chhetri ruled out of India’s World Cup qualifier vs Iran

    New Delhi: Influential skipper Sunil Chhetri has been ruled out of India’s World Cup qualifier against Iran owing to a groin injury, dealing a body blow to the beleaguered outfit’s prospects of putting up a fight. The match for Russia 2018 World Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 is slated to be played in Tehran on Thursday. A 22-member team today left for the forthcoming game.

  • Emraan Hashmi Raaz Reboot

    My son has made me a better person: Emraan Hashmi

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi says his six-year-old son has made him a better person and a responsible father, besides teaching him to “never give up”.

  • Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor lauds Ranveer Singh’s ‘style statement’

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor is in awe of Bollywood’s live wire actor Ranveer Singh’s style quotient. Ranveer and Anil, who have worked together in “Dil Dhadakne Do”, were seen sharing the stage at an event here.

  • Kumar Vishwas

    Kumar Vishwas moves HC against lower court order

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas on Monday moved the Delhi High Court against a lower court order directing the police to file an FIR against him over an alleged molestation charges by an AAP volunteer.

  • Indias monopoly to end as Nepal gets trade point in China 

    Kathmandu: Stung by the bitter lessons from Madhesi blockade of India trade points that caused acute fuel shortage, Nepal on Monday signed a transit and transportation treaty with China for its third-country commerce — a move that is likely to end New Delhi’s monopoly over the landlocked Himalayan nation’s trade through Haldia port in Kolkata.