Free Press Journal
  • US led airstrikes

    64 to 116 civilians killed in 473 strikes conducted in areas outside active hostilities: U.S.

    Washington: In accordance with the White House, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) has released a report declaring the number of combatant and non-combatant deaths resulting from U.S. led strikes against terrorist targets outside areas of active hostilities. The report, which was released yesterday, claimed that US drones killed only 64 to 116 civilians in 473 strikes launched between January 20, 2009 and December 31, 2015 in areas outside active hostilities which

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    Man shoots dead 5, injures 20 in Serbian cafe: police

    Belgrade: A man shot dead five people, including his wife, and injured another 20 in a cafe in northern Serbia early today, police said, with jealousy the suspected motive. The man “entered the cafe and opened fire with an automatic rifle, killing his wife and another woman, then he continued to shoot at other citizens in the cafe,” a police statement said. Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic visited the scene and was quoted by

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    Walking meetings may boost health of office workers

    Washington: Holding ‘walking meetings’ at work instead of conventional seated ones just once a week may increase the physical activity levels of white-collar workers by 10 minutes, a new study has found. The study suggests a possible new health promotion approach to improving the health of millions of white-collar workers who spend most of their workdays sitting in chairs.

  • Harshvardhan Kapoor

    Harshvardhan Kapoor’s ‘lean’ avatar in ‘Bhavesh Joshi’

    New Delhi: Anil Kapoor’s son Harshvardhan Kapoor, who is making his Bollywood debut in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s film ‘ Mirzya’, has reportedly undergone a drastic change for his next film titled ‘Bhavesh Joshi.’

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    Kohli’s aggression will help India scale difficult heights: Harbhajan

    New Delhi: Veteran Indian leg-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes current Test captain Virat Kohli’s aggression will help the national cricket side scale “difficult heights”. “It’s good to see the way Virat Kohli conducts himself. I feel this is the brilliant way forward for Indian cricket. Going to play with the right body language, fighting it out for India with a zeal to get the right result, we need such a spirit, which Virat

  • brexit

    Brexit represents defeat for social pluralism, say experts

    London: Britain’s exit from the European Union (Brexit) is a defeat for social pluralism, and this is a serious problem, according to academics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Brexit reflects the existence of a generational gap — the young ones embrace globalised processes, while the older ones see it an agonising process, Xinhua news agency reported experts from the faculty of political and social sciences as saying. In their

  • sheikh-hasina

    Hasina vows to do everything to ‘uproot militants’ from B’desh

    Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today vowed to do everything to “uproot the militants and violent extremists” from Bangladesh after elite forces stormed a cafe and killed ISIS militants who had taken dozens of hostage. “It was an extremely heinous act. What kind of Muslims are these people? They don’t have any religion,” she said in a televised speech, referring to the terrorists.

  • Silver

    Silver hits two-year high on global cues, rallies Rs 960/kg

    New Delhi: Riding high on strong global cues and continued buying by industrial units and coin makers, silver prices cracked the Rs 45,000-mark today by surging Rs 960 per kg to trade at a two-year high of Rs 45,560.

  • ANI photo

    ‘Drunk’ MLA son hit PCR van after ramming into auto rickshaw: Police

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Police on Monday said Siddharth, the son of independent Rajasthan MLA Nand Kishor Maharia was under the influence of alcohol when he rammed into an auto rickshaw resulting in three casualties. Inspector Kamal Nayan said that the BMW car allegedly belonging to independent MLA hit a PCR vehicle after ramming into the three-wheeler.

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    Jaipur accident: MLA’s son cries foul, says, ‘I was not driving the car’

    Jaipur: Siddharth Mehariya, the son of independent Rajasthan legislator, who has been detained for allegedly mowing down three people from his BMW, on Friday cried foul, saying he was not driving the car and it was his driver who caused the accident. Divulging the details about the incident, Siddharth said, “We went to have ice cream in the night. When we were returning, two drivers approached us with a very

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    Katrina Kaif to make social media debut on b’day

    New Delhi: In a time where every celebrity is on social media to voice their opinions and to connect with their fans, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif is one actor who is yet to make her social media debut.

  • heavy-rains-mumbai

    Rains lash Mumbai; heavy rainfall predicted in next 24 hrs

    Mumbai: Heavy rains lashed the city in the last 24 hours with suburban train services running 10-15 minutes behind the schedule, but no incident of water-logging was reported so far. According to Regional Meteorological Centre, Mumbai, Colaba (south Mumbai) received 60.8 mm rainfall, while Santacruz (western suburbs) recorded 77 mm rains in the last 24 hours.

  • Couple on a beach

    Baby bon voyage

    Disha Prashant explains why Babymoon is trending in India.

  • The mysterious Schwarzes Moor

    Anita Rao-Kashi is awestruck and overwhelmed with the Schwarzes Moor or Black Moor in the Rhon Mountains of Germany.