Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi attends Ramlila festivities, attacks Pak on terror

    Lucknow: Breaking from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attended the historic Ramlila celebrations here where he launched a veiled attack on Pakistan, saying those who help and provide shelter to terrorists cannot be spared, but made no reference to the surgical strikes.

  • Amitabh Bachchan feels fortunate to be working with Aamir Khan

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be teaming up with Aamir Khan for Thugs Of Hindostan, and he feels fortunate to be working with the actor. The Aditya Chopra’s home production will be directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya of Dhoom 3 fame, reports PTI.

  • Scientists discovered new clusters of microorganisms contributing to climate change

    Melbourne: Scientists have discovered two new clusters of microorganisms contributing to climate change, the second major breakthrough in 12 months towards mapping the tree of life, reports PTI. The previously unknown group of methane-metabolising micro-organisms appeared to be ancient and widespread in nature, said Gene Tyson from the University of Queensland in Australia.

  • My birthday is not a festival: Amitabh Bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan, who turned 74 today, says his birthday is not a “festival” but thanked his fans and well-wishers for their unending and overwhelming love and support over the years. “My birthday is not a festival. The day I was born was also Dusshera. I am grateful to my parents,” Bachchan told reporters when asked about his birthday. This year too, hundreds of fans had gathered outside Big B’s residence

  • Study classifies people into four basic personality types

    New Delhi: A study on human behaviour has revealed that 90 percent of the population can be classified into four basic personality types: optimistic, pessimistic, trusting and envious. However, the latter of the four types, envious, is the most common, with 30 percent compared to 20 percent for each of the other groups.

  • Heavy rains in Maharashtra claimed 271 lives

    Mumbai: Heavy rains and hailstorms in Maharashtra have claimed lives of 271 people since April this year, with 377 houses in the state completely damaged and 16,477 houses partially damaged.

  • Parental absence in childhood linked to smoking, drinking risk

    London: Children who lose a biological parent as a result of death or relationship break-down in early childhood have twice the risk of drinking alcohol and smoking before they reach their teens, a new study suggests.

  • Effigies of Pakistan PM Sharif, Hafiz Saeed burnt across India on Dussehra

    New Delhi: After the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), people in several parts of the country have decided to burn an effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with the heads of several militant organisations this evening to mark the conclusion of the 10-day festival of ‘Dussehra’.

  • Shwetha Nanda lashes out at media for defaming daughter’s image

    Navya Naveli Nanda, born to the prestigious Nanda and Bachchan family has been in the limelight for years and her teen years often makes it to the news columns in the form of her social media pictures. With constant rumours about her Bollywood debut, her relationships becoming a matter of focus, a miffed mother Shwetha Bachchan Nanda decided to lash out at the media for being insensitive and inappropriately captioning her daughter’s pictures in

  • Mayawati attacks RSS chief for backing cow protectors

    Lucknow: Reacting sharply to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat backing “countless good people” working lawfully for cow protection, BSP chief Mayawati today said lauding people “indulging in unlawful, violent and casteist” acts cannot be termed as an act of national interest.

  • National security issues must be handled with maturity, seriousness: Amar Singh

    New Delhi: With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav backing Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s controversial “khoon ki dalali” remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the surgical strikes, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh on Tuesday said their party chief Mulayam Singhji has always taught them that issues concerning the nation security should always be handled with maturity and seriousness, and thus one should make responsible comments.

  • India whitewash New Zealand by 321 runs, Ashwin shines with 7 wicket

    India bundleout New Zealand by 321 runs in the third and final Test series at Indore to cleansweep. New Zealand got all-out for 153 to register India a massive 321-run win on day four of the thirs and final Test match. India won three-Test series 3-0.