Free Press Journal
  • Nepal Parliament suspends lawmaker Lharkyal Lama

    Kathmandu: The Parliament in Nepal suspended controversial lawmaker Lharkyal Lama on Friday after the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority filed a corruption case against him.

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    Lankan Prez arrives on two-day visit to India

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi this afternoon on a two-day visit during which he would address the valedictory session at the Vaicharick Mahakumbh, which is being held as part of the Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain.

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    Google to pay drivers to test its self-driving cars

    California: With internet giant Google about to test its self driving car in Arizona, United States, the company is hiring local drivers at USD 20 per hour.

  • ‘Mesmerizing’ India Beach Fashion week set to hit Goa shores

    New Delhi: The most awaited summer fashion and lifestyle gala is all set to grip Goa and draw crowds to the ‘sun n sand’ city for a mesmerizing weekend with the India Beach Fashion week (IBFW) Season 3 kicking off on May 20th 2016.

  • Japan to probe allegations of graft in bid for 2020 Olympics

    Tokyo: The Japanese government on Friday ordered the Olympic Committee and the Tokyo government to probe allegations that officials were bribed to support the country’s bid to host the 2020 Olympics.

  • Coal scam: HC grants interim bail to JIPL’s Rungta brothers

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today granted interim bail till July 31 to two directors of Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL), R S Rungta and R C Rungta, who were convicted and sentenced to four years jail in a coal block allocation  scam case.

  • Ministry will not interfere in Sushil’s case: Sonowal

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reiterated that he will not interfere in the controversy surrounding double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar’s insistence for a trial to secure a berth in the Indian wrestling squad for the upcoming Rio Olympics. Sushil took bronze in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and then silver in London in 2012 in the 66kg division, which was abolished by the International Wrestling Federation (FILA) in 2014.

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    No respect left in joining politics: Raveena Tandon

    Gurgaon: Actress Raveena Tandon, who has actively raised her voice against various social issues during her 25-year-long film career, says unlike her co-stars Govinda and Shatrughan Sinha, she is not interested in joining politics as “there is no respect left”.

  • No marriage plans right now: Swara Bhaskar

    New Delhi: Actress Swara Bhaskar has denied rumours that she is planning to get married to writer Himanshu Sharma. She says they are dating, happy and committed — but busy with their careers as of now.

  • ‘Use of plastic in agriculture can boost output by Rs 68k cr’

    New Delhi: A wider use of plastics in agriculture can reduce the losses in harvesting, and increase the value of output by Rs 68,000 crore, according to a report. Plasticulture refers to use of plastics in agriculture in a scientific manner which not only improves the productivity but also optimises the input resources. Use of plastics in farm sector is an interesting proposition as it can help reduce pre and post-harvest losses, the

  • Alcohol weakens pancreas’ ability to absorb vitamins

    New York: Regular drinking can weaken the pancreas’s ability to absorb vitamin C, potentially predisposing the body to pancreatitis and other pancreatic diseases, says a new study. The pancreas produces the enzymes used to digest food and the hormones, such as insulin, that are needed to store energy from food.

  • Soon, a robot with human-like grace and precision

    Washington D.C: A team of researchers was able to breathe grace and precision into robots. A new type of hydrostatic transmission hat combines hydraulic and pneumatic lines can safely and precisely drive robot arms, giving them the delicacy necessary to pick up an egg without breaking it.

  • Tips for glowing skin in scorching heat

    New Delhi: Turn to chilled rose water, sesame seeds, dried mint leaves, honey and cucumber juice to decode the secret of glowing skin, says beauty expert Shahnaz Husain.

  • Bhagwat breaks bread with sanitary workers at Kumbh

    Ujjain (MP): RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today had lunch with sanitary workers, many of them Dalits, engaged to keep clean the site of the ongoing ‘Simhastha Kumbh’, a massive congregation of Hindus, at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Bhagwat squatted and ate meal with the sanitary workers (safai karamcharis) at Shri Guru Karshanaik ashram here.  “The ashram management has invited 1,200 sanitary workers. Men were given shirts and trousers while the women workers were

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    No respite to Chhagan Bhujbal in money laundering case

    Mumbai: The special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court on Friday rejected the bail plea of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, who has been arrested in a money laundering case in connection with the alleged Maharashtra Sadan scam.

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    Harshvardhan Rane and Vicky Kaushal in Agni Natchathiram’s remake

    Mani Ratnam’s 1988 melodrama Tamil melodrama Agni Natchathiram is now being remade into Hindi by one of his most ardent disciples Bejoy Nambiar. Nambiar has been closely associated with Mani Ratnam and has assisted him on several of his films. When Bejoy made his directorial debut with Shaitaan, Mani Ratnam went out of his way to support his protege.

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    AgustaWestland scam: Kanishk Singh sends legal notice to Kirit Somaiya

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s aide Kanishk Singh today sent a legal notice to Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya for levelling false allegations against him in the AgustaWestland chopper scam and hinted at legal action if an apology is not tendered in three days.

  • Malegaon 2008 blasts: Sadhvi, five others dropped as accused

    Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday gave a clean chit and removed Sadhvi Pragnya Singh Thakur and five others from the list of the accused in the September 2008 Malegaon blasts case, paving the way for their early release from prison.