Free Press Journal
  • Deepika makes quarterfinal exit at World Cup

    Shanghai: A day after her world record equalling feat, Deepika Kumari made a shock quarterfinal exit on a forgettable day for the Indians in the individual events of the Archery World Cup first stage at the Yuanshen Stadium here today.

  • Unfair to call me ‘arrogant’ for supporting Salman: Salim Khan

    Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan, who has been criticised for supporting the appointment of his superstar son Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador of the national contingent for the Rio Olympics, is unhappy at being called “unfair” and “arrogant”.

  • Farhan slams media for taking Milkha’s views out of context

    Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who brought the life of Milkha Singh to the silver screen with “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, on Thursday extended his support to the legendary Indian athlete, saying he is “completely entitled” to have his opinion.

  • Kanhaiya, 19 others begin indefinite hunger strike in JNU

    New Delhi: JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and 19 other students have begun an indefinite hunger strike to protest against the punishment handed out to them by a high-level committee.

  • Shahnawaz Hussain

    Shahanwaz asks Nitish to break silence on VVIP chopper scam

    Patna: BJP national spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain today asked Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar to break his silence over the VVIP chopper deal allegedly involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

  • Mahesh Sharma

    Airlines take several measures to tackle rodent menace: Sharma

    New Delhi: The Government today said that airlines take several measures to tackle the menace of rodents entering stationary aircraft but asserted that since the wiring of the plane is generally bundled it is difficult for a rat to bite these wires.

  • Sun newspaper to face legal action over phone hacking

    London: The ‘Sun’ is to face legal action over phone hacking for the first time after a UK high court judge ruled today there was enough evidence against the popular British tabloid.

  • Sadhguru

    Empowerment without caring

    When people are capable and out of control, and they have no love in their heart, it is very dangerous. You will end up with Adolf Hitlers. There are any number of Adolf Hitlers in the world, but most of them are incapable. They do not have the organizing capacity of the Adolf Hitler from Germany. Within you itself, there is an Adolf Hitler who wants to rule everybody. But fortunately, you

  • Sensitive people more vulnerable to online dating scams

    London: Are you a sensitive and emotionally less intelligent person? If yes, you may be at an increased risk of being duped in online dating, says a study, adding that rise in the number of people using online dating has also increased fraud.

  • India, China Border

    Govt begins to shift ITBP NE hqr from Shillong to Itanagar

    New Delhi: Amidst concerns over Chinese military activities along the forward areas of Arunachal Pradesh, India has started the process of shifting the North East headquarters of border guarding force ITBP, 500-km from Shillong to state capital Itanagar.

  • Facebook can help students connect better

    New York: Not just connecting you with friends, interaction with fellow students on social networking website can help you focus and study better, say researchers.

  • Reserve Bank proposes match-making platform for loans

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) wants to allow peer-to-peer lending, a popular concept in developed countries where the borrower and the credit-seeker are matched on a platform for negotiating unsecured loans.

  • ‘Writers using social media for immediate response’

    Kolkata: With the advent of social media, more and more writers are taking to this platform more than printed books to get immediate response from readers, according to poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay. “Consider the series of blogger deaths in Dhaka. I had instantly reacted through my writings on Facebook after one such incident took place in February,” said Srijato, who is popular for giving poetic expression to people’s reaction on current events.

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    Rio Olympics row: Farhan Akhtar dodges question on Salman

    New Delhi: Amidst the controversy on actor Salman Khan named the brand ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Summer Olympic to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Farhan Akhtar, who has played veteran athlete Milkha Singh in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag,’ feels whatever people’s opinion be, its end of the day up to the Olympic committee to take the decision.

  • Black coffee daily can cut liver disease risk

    If you are a coffee lover, here is another reason to go for an extra cup. According to health experts, two-three cups of black, caffeinated coffee without sugar and a little bit or no milk can reduce the risk of liver disease – including liver cancer.