Free Press Journal
  • Esha Gupta gets engaged

    New Delhi: Actress Esha Gupta, who made her Bollywood debut with the Emraan Hashmi-starrer ‘Jannat 2,’ recently, hinted her engagement on social media.

  • Fire disaster in Kerala temple kills 100

    Kollam (Kerala): A flying spark from a firecracker landed on a building where a large quantity of crackers had been stored, setting off explosions and a massive blaze that caused destruction in no time, witnesses said.

  • Post ‘Quantico’ wrap-up, Priyanka heads to India

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s desi girl Priyanka Chopra is returning back to the country after wrapping up the shoot for the first season of her American sitcom ‘Quantico.’

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    86 killed in Kerala temple firework mishap

    Kollam (Kerala): At least 86 people were killed in an accident on Sunday due to a firework display which caused a massive blaze at the Puttingal temple in the coastal town of Paravur located about 60 kms from the state capital.

  • Jewellers refuse to budge, strike enters 39th day

    New Delhi :  Jewellers, bullion traders and artisans are showing no signs of backing down in their protest against imposition of 1 per cent excise duty on non-silver jewellery as their strike entered 39th day today with many keeping their shops closed.

  • Water crisis deepens in dozens of Akashkot villages

    Umaria : The villages of Jangela, Dhawaijhar, Bajakund, Gajar, Magar, Pathari, Majmani, Kataria, Karondi, Surajpura and others are coping with water crisis. No hand pump has been installed yet in these villages. The people are bound to drink dirty water from river or any water resource which is far from the area.

  • Prez decries feeling of intolerance in country

    NEW DELHI :  President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday night expressed concern over the communal tension rearing its ugly head and called for the rule of law as the sole basis for dealing with all challenges.

  • First round of campaign ends in Assam, Bengal

    Guwahati/Kolkata : The high-decibel campaign ended on Saturday in Assam where the BJP is locked in a riveting contest to wrest power from Congress, with remaining 61 of 126 Assembly constituencies going to polls on April 11 in the second and final phase.

  • Korea tests rocket engine, warns US

    Seoul: North Korea on Saturday said it has successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic rocket engine that will give it the ability to stage nuclear strikes on the United States.

  • Cracks in Democratic Party as Sanders targets Hillary

    Washington :  With Senator Bernie Sanders turning up the heat on her in the Democratic Party nomination race, Hillary Clinton, the front-runner, will have to step up her game to meet Sanders’ challenge, analysts said.

  • Mush skips court hearing, invites an arrest warrant

    Islamabad :  An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for his failure to appear before the court in the 2007 judges’ detention case.

  • NSA Doval may raise Azhar issue with China

    New Delhi :  India is expected to take up the issue of China blocking its bid to have Pakistan-based terror group JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as terrorist by the UN when NSA Ajit Doval travels to the neighbouring country next week.

  • Is India ready for conventional wars?

    NEW DELHI : The Government has listed rapid modernisation of the Pakistani army and China improving its infrastructure on the borders for discussions in the 5-day Army commanders’ conference convened here from April 25, to chalk out strategy in the wake of any breakout of a conventional war with the two neighbours.

  • In a first, UN to take note of Ambedkar’s birth anniv!

    United Nations :  Architect of the Indian Constitution and Dalit rights activist B R Ambedkar’s birth anniversary will be observed next week at the United Nations for the first time with focus on combating inequalities to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. The Permanent Mission of India to the UN in association with the Kalpana Saroj Foundation and Foundation For Human Horizon will commemorate Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary on April 13 in the UN

  • Demand for shifting NIT Srinagar rejected

    Srinagar :  HRD Ministry officials have rejected the demand of outstation students of NIT Srinagar for shifting the institute out of Kashmir but assured them of addressing their “genuine” issues.

  • Delhi govt mulling odd-even scheme 15 every month

    New Delhi :  The Delhi govt is “seriously” mulling a proposal to enforce the odd-even scheme for 15 days every month, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday. Addressing a press conference, he said a fortnight every month was being thought of since it cannot be made permanent in the absence of a robust public transport system.

  • Kejriwal: The most attacked politician

    New Delhi :  For Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Saturday’s shoe attack on him was perhaps the first such attack. However, the AAP supremo has been the victim of numerous attacks, including physical assault and ink attacks, ever since he joined active politics.