Free Press Journal
  • BJP MLA’s sons booked over youth’s death in bar fight

    Nagpur: Two sons of a local BJP MLA have been booked for attempt to murder after they allegedly got into a drunken brawl at a bar here, which resulted in death of a 21-year-old man, police said today.

  • Gunmen loot over Rs 12 lakh from Kashmir bank

    Srinagar: Gunmen on Monday looted over Rs 12 lakh, comprising most new and withdrawn high-denomination notes from a Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in the state’s Badgam district, police said.

  • No comparison between Modi and Indira: Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said there was no comparison between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and late Indira Gandhi and rejected suggestions that the party did not have leaders to take him on.

  • Goa polls: Manohar Parrikar, MLA clash over instability issue

    Panaji: Ahead of Goa polls, Independent MLA Vijai Sardesai has appealed to people not to give a clear mandate to any party, drawing criticism from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who batted for a clear majority for BJP to maintain stability in the politically volatile state.

  • 12-year-old girl gives birth in Italy

    Rome: A 12-year-old girl has given birth to a baby boy in southern Italy whose father is a 13-year-old classmate, the Quotidiano italiano online newspaper reports.

  • Gurmeet Choudhary rejects two mythological roles

    Gurmeet Choudhary, who rose to fame with his earnest portrayal of Lord Ram in the popular television serial, Ramayan, seems to be in no mood to enact any other mythological character on the small screen.

  • ‘2.0’ is my toughest film: A R Rahman

    Oscar winner composer A R Rahman says his upcoming project “2.0,” starring superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, is a tough film to work on. “It is the toughest film I am doing. Shankar (director) is not happy with anything I am doing. I am trying to create something unique for India and the world,” Rahman said, reports PTI.

  • NIA starts removing Islamic Research Foundation’s online contents

    Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency today began the process of removing the online contents of banned Islamic Research Foundation, including alleged hate speeches by its founder Zakir Naik, even as it continued searches at the IRF’s premises, an official said.

  • 400-year-old false teeth found in Italy

    London: Archaeologists have discovered a unique 400-year-old dental prosthesis at an Italian burial site which predates the modern tooth bridges. The prosthesis found by researchers excavating a monastery in the Tuscan town of Lucca was made up of other people’s teeth linked by a golden band, says PTI.

  • Dismiss top brass, make ex-home secretary G.K Pillai oberver: Lodha Panel

    New Delhi: The R.M. Lodha committee on Monday recommended the sacking of all office bearers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its state associations while also suggesting the appointment of former Home Secretary G.K. Pillai as an observer in the apex body.

  • Soon bionic kidney to replace dialysis transplantation

    Washington: In what come as good news for patient diagnosed with kidney disease, a significant step has been taken towards developing a bionic kidney that could replace the need for dialysis or transplantation, reports ANI. With 1.7 million Australians living with signs of kidney disease, Kidney Health Australia believes that the successful development of an artificial kidney would be a “game-changer”.

  • Withdraw cash with a tap on your smartphone

    London: Tapping smartphones on high-tech contactless cash machines, bank customers will now be able to withdraw 100 pounds (around Rs 8,414) in cash, reports said, according to IANS. The scheme by Barclays – a British multinational banking and financial services company – is set to start in December and would be the first of its kind, the Telegraph reported.

  • liquor

    Liquor ban: Bihar govt seeks transfer of cases from Patna HC

    New Delhi: The Bihar government today moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of all the matters relating to its law banning sale and consumption of all types of liquor, which are pending before the Patna High Court to the apex court.