Free Press Journal
  • FIR against army jawans over man being tied to jeep as shield

    Srinagar: Police have registered a case against unnamed army personnel in the incident of allegedly using a civilian as a human shield against stone-pelters during the polling in Beerwah area of the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency.

  • B-Town cheers Hrithik’s new HRX video!

    New Delhi: Hrithik Roshan had unveiled a special inspiring video for his own fitness company HRX, to let the people ‘Keep Going.’

  • When Brett Ratner ‘Lungi-Danced’ with SRK

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan, who was honoured with a special tribute at the 60th San Francisco Film Festival, got the hilly city grooving to ‘Lungi Dance.’

  • Confirmed! Big B to star in Akshay Kumar’s ‘Padman’

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar-Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Padman’ has added one more big name to its cast and it is none other than the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan. Sonam Kapoor, the leading lady of the flick, confirmed the news by retweeting a photo that was posted by a popular fan club of the ‘PINK’ star. She captioned the post, “My first time sharing a frame with you.. feel very fortunate and grateful!”

  • Actor Ajaz Khan asks Modi, Yogi to ban Harley-Davidson

    Srinagar: Actor Ajaz Khan has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and cow vigilantes to ban global brand Harley-Davidson in India for selling products made from cow hide.

  • Netizens uninstall Snapdeal app instead of Snapchat

    New Delhi: In a case of mistaken identity, many people downgraded and uninstalled the mobile application of e-commerce platform ‘Snapdeal’ instead of social networking app ‘Snapchat’ to mark their protest against certain unverified comments of Snapchat CEO about the Indian market.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins Turkey referendum

    Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a referendum on Sunday to expand presidential powers. With 99.97 per cent of ballots counted, the “Yes” campaign had won 51.41 per cent and “No” 48.59 per cent, and the electoral board called victory for “Yes”, BBC reported. Final referendum results will be released within 11-12 days. The social-democratic CHP party, the country’s main opposition force, which campaigned against the reform, said the Supreme

  • How to choose your guru— Swami Sivananda

    If you find peace in the presence of a Mahatma (great soul), if you are inspired by his speeches, if he is able to clear your doubts, if he is free, from greed, anger, and lust, if he is selfless, loving, and I-less, you can take him as your Guru.

  • Iraqi Christians mark first post-IS Easter in recaptured town

    Qaraqosh: Qaraqosh is quiet except for a church bell ringing as Iraqi Christians gather for the first Easter mass since the town was retaken from the Islamic State jihadist group. IS graffiti mars the walls of the Mar Yohanna church, its bell rings from a tower damaged in the fighting and most of Qaraqosh’s residents are still displaced more than five months after the town’s recapture.

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    Over Rs 26 lakh stolen at gunpoint from cash van in Delhi

    New Delhi: Three unidentified armed bike-borne robbers stole over 26 lakh from a cash van here, police said on Sunday.  Police said the incident took place on Saturday evening when three men on two bikes targeted the cash van, parked before the ATM belonged to Bank of Baroda near Rajendra Nagar Metro Station in central Delhi.

  • Brinkmanship in US, North Korea standoff

    There is no mistaking the fact that the North Korean standoff with the US poses a danger to peace in the world of a serious magnitude. For once China was on the mark when it warned on Friday that tensions on the Korean Peninsula could spin out of control, as North Korea said it could test a nuclear weapon at any time and a US naval group neared the peninsula. With US President Donald

  • Nip the separatist designs in the bud

    The Pakistanis, backed by their supporters in Kashmir, are escalating their mischief in their systematic design to alienate and drive a deeper wedge between the Kashmiris and the Central and State establishments in India. The situation in the valley is a manifestation of the damage that propaganda can do to the position and morale of the Indian army.

  • New bids show promise of solar power in India

    THE world already has an installed base of about 300 GW, led by USA, China and Germany. But it is appropriate that India, most of it endowed with more than 300 days of sunshine, takes a leadership role in solar power. Solar, wind and other forms of renewable energy are major components of meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

  • Rane’s dilemma: To be or not to be!

    It’s happening.., happening… But alas…! Not happened yet! That’s the story of the most awaited and talked about entry of Congress political heavy-weight former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane in to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). For many months there have been gossips, reliable news and predictions about Rane leaving the Congress. At some point it was said that Rane would return to his earlier party, the Shiv Sena but Uddhav Thackeray publicly closed

  • Bhopal: City sees sixth organ donation this year

    BHOPAL: Even after several attempts to raise organ donation figures, there was a huge difference in the number of donors and the required donations. But Bhopal Organ Donation Society has changed this scenario in the city with the sixth organ donation and transplant in a year on Sunday. This is a good sign in terms of awareness among people.