Free Press Journal
  • Gurmehar row: BJP dares Cong, AAP to take out rally with slogan ‘Don’t blame Pakistan’

    New Delhi: The Baharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday hit out at the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for endorsing Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur’s stand while challenging Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal to take out a rally with a slogan ‘Don’t blame Pak for martyrdom of our soldier’.

  • JNU students’ stir “peaceful”, says police; Univ disagrees

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today said a “peaceful protest” was being carried out by students in the JNU here, even as the university authorities alleged in the Delhi High Court that the protestors were blocking the administrative block in the campus.

  • Suniel Shetty’s father passes away at 93

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Suneil Shetty’s father, hotelier Veerappa Shetty passed away in the wee hours on Wednesday in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital.

  • Defence Ministry to spend Rs 24, 000 crore on new construction technologies

    New Delhi: Defence Ministry is going to push the usage of new construction technologies in a big way and a very large chunk of its total allocations for housing and other military infrastructure projects of Rs. 24, 000 crore would be used for adoption of pre cast and pre engineered structures, Major General Sanjeev Jain, Director General, Directorate General of Married Accommodation Project (DGMAP), Military Engineering Service (MES) said.

  • In pictures: Pooja Banerjee gets married to long time beau Sandeep Sejwal

    Pooja Banerjee entered in the race of newly wed couple after Kavita Kaushik, Panchi Bora, Amit Dolawat, she is the first TV actress this year. Ek Yoddha’ actress Pooja Banerjee who tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend Sandeep Sejwal, a swimmer and an Asian Games medalist on February 28, 2017. Pooja is a Bengali from Aligarh and Sandeep is a Jat from Haryana, the two got engaged in a low-key affair

  • PM Modi takes dig at Amartya Sen, says ‘hard work important than Harvard thinking’

    Maharajganj: Stating that hard work is more important than Harvard thinking, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at Nobel-winning Harvard economist Amartya Sen, without mentioning his name, while referring to criticism faced by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) post the November 8 demonetisation drive.

  • ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai wins gold, Amanpreet Singh settles for silver

    New Delhi: Jitu Rai clinched the gold medal with yet another stirring comeback while compatriot Amanpreet Singh bagged the silver in men’s 50m pistol event as India secured its first yellow metal in the ongoing ISSF World Cup, here today.

  • Trump criticised for joking about fallen hero

    Washington: US President Donald Trump today faced criticism from some netizens after he joked about a slain Navy SEAL during his maiden address to Congress, saying the fallen hero must be smiling for breaking “a record” of receiving sustained applause. Trump in his joint address to Congress honoured US Navy SEAL William ‘Ryan’ Owens, who died late last month during a military raid in Yemen authorised by his administration.

  • Privacy for me is not an abstract idea: Emma Watson

    Los Angeles: Emma Watson has said she does not like taking selfies with fans as privacy means a lot to her. The 26-year-old actress, who stars as Belle in the upcoming “Beauty and the Beast,” said she found the courage to say no to selfies recently, reported Vanity Fair.

  • Trump’s travel ban could lead to drop in foreign tourism for NYC

    New York: New York City could witness a decrease in the number of foreign tourists for the first time in seven years due to US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric and tough stance on immigration, officials here believe.

  • Shocked by husband’s death, woman dies after childbirth

    Hyderabad: In a tragic incident, a woman died of shock on learning about her husband’s death in a road accident, soon after delivering a baby. S. Somesh (30), a police constable died in a road accident in Nalgonda town of Telangana on February 26. Police said he lost control of the motorbike he was riding and hit the divider, resulting in his death.

  • Ajay Shirke wants a CBI enquiry for Pune cricket stadium after poor performance of India

    After the first test match between India and Australia, referee Chris Broad’s assessment on the pitch shook the BCCI. The Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA), which hosted the first Test between India and Australia in Pune, is not worried about match referee Chris Broad’s assessment of the pitch. Broad rated the deck as “poor” and the world body, in turn, has asked for an explanation from the BCCI.

  • Javadekar’s application in Coal scam: CBI court adjourns matter till 5 May

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday adjourned till May 5 the application moved by Union Human Resources and Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar challenging one of the closure reports filed by the investigating agency in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam.

  • She does it again! Watch Disha Patani as she shakes a leg to Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You!

    Disha Patani is very active on social media and whatever she does is posted on social media, now she has uploaded a video of her on Instagram dancing on song of Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You. Disha danced to this pumped number and made Shape of You into the hottest dance track of the season with her perfect moves. She shared the video with caption that read, “Finally grooving to my new