Free Press Journal
  • trupti desai

    Bombay HC set to decide on entry of women to Haji Ali

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is set to pronounce its verdict in the matter pertaining to entry of women in to the inner sanctum of the Haji Ali Dargah today.

  • Spain conservatives win vote but face problems to form government

    Madrid: Spain’s ruling conservative Popular Party has won the country’s unprecedented repeat elections but it remains to be seen if acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy can muster enough support to form a new government.

  • Rise in racist incidents linked to UK Brexit vote

    London: Over 100 incidents of racial abuse and hate crimes, including alleged racist graffiti and cards reading ‘no more Polish vermin’ posted outside a school, have been reported since the UK voted to leave the EU, it emerged on Monday. Scotland Yard was called in to inspect suspected racist graffiti found on the front entrance of the Polish Social and Cultural Association (POSK) in London on Sunday.

  • Indians in Oz asked to stay cautious of fraudulent calls

    Melbourne: Indians in Australia have been asked to remain cautious of fraudulent calls from un authorised sources about their Australian visa and immigration status, the Indian High Commission has said.

  • Electronics-sniffing dog can sniff out paedophiles

    Washington: Police in the US state of Utah have recruited a 17-month-old dog specially trained to sniff out electronic storage devices containing images of child porn hidden by paedophiles.

  • Israel, Turkey reconcile; Gaza blockade to remain

    Rome: The rapprochement between Jerusalem and Ankara will strengthen Israel’s position in the region, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Rome on Monday announcing the reaching of a deal to end a six-year diplomatic standoff that started when Israeli naval commandos shot dead nine Turkish activists travelling on an aid flotilla making for the Gaza coast.

  • Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg shies away from Salman Khan

    Bhai scares off not only Shah Rukh Khan but even Steven Spielberg. Yes, believe it or not, Steven Spielberg’s new directorial venture The BFG, a big-screen adaptation of the Roald Dahl beloved children’s novel, has run scared of Sallu Bhai.

  • raghuram-rajan

    ‘Why PM didn’t stop Swamy from targeting Rajan’, asks JD (U)

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi praising Raghuram Rajan’s work and his contribution to the nation, Janata Dal (United) has taken a swipe at the NDA Government over the RBI Governor’s decision to not continue after his present term and asked why the Prime Minister did not reign in BJP leader Subramanian Swamy earlier.

  • shirish-kunder

    Shirish Kunder files legal notice against makers of the film Bob

    Post it’s star studded launch and amazing response from across the board, Shirish Kunder’s Kriti has been in the news for the allegation of plagiarism by Aneel Neupane’s film titled Bob. But the director Shirish Kunder and makers have denied all such allegations and now in turn filed a legal notice against the latter for laying false and defamatory allegations on him.

  • China tests safety of world’s longest glass bridge with truck

    Beijing: Chinese officials on Monday successfully drove a two-tonne truck onto the world’s longest and highest glass bridge in China’s central Hunan province to conduct a safety test ahead of its scheduled opening next month.

  • migrants

    US Senator seeks to end issuing visas to India, 22 others

    Washington: A top American Senator has asked the Obama Administration to discontinue issuing immigrant and non-immigrant visas to citizens from 23 countries, including India and China, while alleging them of being non-cooperative in taking back illegal immigrants from the US.

  • T. G. L. Iyer

    Your most precious resource

    Our ability to think is our most precious resource. Our ability to decide, our ability to choose our own thoughts, is one area where we have complete control. We are where we are and what we are because of our own thoughts, decisions and actions. Nature is impartial. It does not care whether you adopt good models or bad models to lead your life.

  • Ellen DeGeneres

    My dad found my sexuality a challenge: Ellen DeGeneres

    London: Funnywoman Ellen DeGeneres has revealed for her father it was a “challenge” to have an “openly gay child” because he worried about how it would affect her life.

  • RSS trying to ‘appease’ Muslims by holding Iftar parties: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Expressing surprise over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) hosting grand Iftar parties, the Shiv Sena asserted that the right wing organisation was getting confused regarding their ideologies on the formation of a Hindu nation.