Free Press Journal
  • UP won’t be deceived by BJP this time: Mayawati

    Mau (UP) : Cornering the BJP over the promises made to the nation, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday said that the people of Uttar Pradesh would not be deceived by the saffron party’s tactics as they very well know it is ‘Bharatiya Jumla Party’.

  • Army veterans vow to fight on behalf of Gurmehar Kaur

    Chandigarh : Army veterans in Punjab have stepped forward to fight a legal battle on behalf of Gurmehar Kaur, the daughter of an army martyr, who started a social media campaign against the ABVP.


    The Foxes entered the contest in 18th place, with 21 points from 25 matches, and were in danger of becoming the first team since 1938 to be relegated the season after winning the league.

  • India’s first heliport becomes operational in Delhi

    New Delhi : India’s first dedicated heliport built at a cost of Rs 100 crore for flying in and out of Delhi to nearby areas in choppers became operational here on Tuesday. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the state-of-the-art heliport at Rohini in north Delhi, saying this is the first such integrated facility in South Asia.

  • Pakistan man marries Indian love, set for deportation

    Attari (Punjab) : He fell in love with an Indian girl through the social media, came to this country to marry her, had a child with her and now he is about to be deported back to his country — Pakistan.

  • Forget graveyards, let all be cremated: Sakshi Maharaj

    Meerut : A week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s graveyard-cremation ground remark sparked a row, firebrand BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday said there should be no graveyard at all in the country and all should be cremated.

  • Kollywood Actor Dhanush undergoes body test

    In a rare paternity suit, an elderly couple approached a Judicial Magistrate claiming that the young actor was their biological son

  • Queen learns dance mudras with Indian dancer

    London : Queen Elizabeth II had an impromptu lesson in Indian dance mudras, or ritual hand gestures, when the 90-year-old monarch met celebrated dancer and choreographer Arunima Kumar at Buckingham Palace.

  • ISSF World Cup: Jitu clinches bronze in 10-Metre Air Pistol

    New Delhi : Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai on Tuesday staged a remarkable comeback to clinch the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event for India’s third podium finish in the ongoing ISSF World Cup here.

  • Indian techie murder: Killer appears in court

    Washington : A former US Navy veteran arrested last week for shooting two Indian engineers and an American at a bar had his first court appearance through video conference.

  • China plays down Trump’s def budget hike move

    Beijing : China on Tuesday played down President Donald Trump’s proposal to increase US defence budget by 10%, saying it was “hypothetical” to link the hike to America’s planned build up in the disputed South China Sea.

  • Star-struck auditor gets blame for Oscar goof-up

    Los Angeles : PwC, the accounting firm which has been responsible for Oscars votes for 83 years, has blamed their auditor Brian Cullinan for the Best Picture Oscar fiasco at the 89th edition of the gala.

  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dhoni-led Jharkhand cruise to 7-wicket win

    Kalyani (West Bengal) : Fans who turned up to watch a M S Dhoni special returned disappointed even as Jharkhand cruised to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Services for their second victory in the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Tuesday.

  • Coach Constantine names 4 new footballers in list of 31 probables

    New Delhi : Four new faces – Nishu Kumar, Subhashish Bose, Jerry Lalrinzuala and Milan Singh – were selected in a 31-strong list of probables announced by India’s chief National football coach Stephen Constantine today.

  • Hales called up to England tour after recovery

    London : England opener Alex Hales should play a role after all in England’s tour of the West Indies after earning a call-up only a month after he had been omitted because of a right hand fracture. The 28-year-old Nottinghamshire batsman — who has 11 Tests and 40 One Day Internationals under his belt — suffered the injury during January’s disastrous tour of India.

  • Indian-born Uber official fired over old sex charge

    New York : An India-born top executive at Uber was asked to resign after the ride-sharing titan found that he did not disclose that he had left his previous job at Google after a sexual harassment complaint, a media report said.