Free Press Journal
  • 11-year-old Hindu boy raped, murdered in Pakistan

    Karachi: A 11-year-old Pakistani Hindu boy has been allegedly raped and murdered at the premises of a club in Sindh province, triggering protests by people demanding justice for the family, a media report said today.

  • Djokovic reaches Madrid Open final without dropping set

    Madrid: World No.1 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Madrid Open final for the second time in his career with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) victory over Japan’s Kei Nishikori, his fourth consecutive straight-set victory at this year’s event.

  • Six Taliban inmates executed: Afghan government

    Kabul: Six Afghan Taliban inmates on death row were hanged today, government sources said, in the first set of executions endorsed by President Ashraf Ghani since he  came to power in 2014.

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    Not fully giving lower fuel cost benefits to customers: IndiGo

    New Delhi: Amid rising concerns over higher airfares despite fall in oil prices, no-frills airline IndiGo has acknowledged that it is not “passing on all” the benefits accruing from lower fuel costs to the customers.

  • Malcolm Turnbull

    Aus to go to polls on July 2: PM Turnbull

    Melbourne: Australia will hold elections on July 2, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced today barely eight months after he ousted his predecessor Tony Abbott, promising to revive the sluggish economy which he said was in danger of stopping “dead in its tracks” if his rivals won.

  • E-tailers see gold, diamonds boosting sales on Akshaya Tritiya

    Mumbai: Online retailers including Amazon and Bluestone are betting big on gold and diamond sales and expect a big boost to their business on ‘Akshaya Tritiya’, considered as auspicious day for buying precious metals.

  • 34 missing, 7 injured in massive landslide in China

    Beijing: At least 34 workers were missing and seven others injured today when a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains buried a construction site of a hydropower station in China’s southern Fujian province, authorities said. The landslide has buried the builders’ temporary shed in a construction site of the hydropower station and damaged its offices.

  • CIC issues fresh notice to Sonia Gandhi in RTI matter

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has issued a fresh notice to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to explain her case before its Full Bench on allegations of not responding to queries in a RTI application despite orders of the transparency panel.

  • 12 killed, 39 injured as bus plunges into gorge

    Shimla: Twelve passengers were killed and 39 others injured when a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus plunged into a deep gorge near Jogindernagar in Mandi district late last night.

  • Birth Control pills

    Birth control pills may protect women against STIs

    Washington D.c: According to a recent study, popping contraceptive pills could protect against one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

  • NASA

    NASA unveils first global topographic model of Mercury

    Washington: The first global digital elevation model of Mercury, showing in stunning detail the topography across the entire innermost planet of our solar system, has been unveiled by NASA’s MESSENGER mission.

  • Flight delayed after passenger becomes suspicious of equation

    New York: An Italian economist says his flight was delayed for over two hours after a fellow woman  passenger saw him working on an equation she thought was some special secret terrorist code and alerted the cabin crew.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Big B pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore

    Kolkata: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today paid tribute to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 155th birth anniversary.

  • Mother's day

    Bollywood town tweets ‘heartfelt’ Mother’s day wishes

    New Delhi: On the occasion of Mother’s day, Bollywood celebrities, including Farah Khan, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, director Madhur Bhandarkar, Karan Johar and actress Hema Malini, took to the social media to express love for their mothers.

  • HC rejects bail of Micheal Ferreira, 4 others in QNet case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of World Billiards champion Michael Ferreira and four others who are facing charges of money laundering in the multi-crore QNet case.

  • HC seeks govt reply on non-payment of stamp duty by toll agent

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has directed Revenue Ministry of Maharashtra Government to file a reply to a writ petition alleging non-payment of registration fees and stamp duty amounting to crores of rupees since 2005 by a toll collecting agent of seven municipal corporations in the state.