Free Press Journal
  • India objects to Pakistan raising Kashmir issue at UN forum

    United Nations: India has strongly objected to Pakistan raising the Kashmir issue at a UN General Assembly session here, asserting that it is a bilateral matter which should not be brought up in the UN forum.

  • PM Modi’s UDAN scheme takes flight: Here is all you need to know

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated flight under the Regional Connectivity Scheme Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik or UDAN by flagging off the Alliance Airlines flight on Shimla-Delhi sector from Jubbar Hatti airport near Shimla.

  • Akshaya Tritiya

    Why Do People Buy Gold on Akshaya Tritiya?

    Akshaya Tritiya is an auspicious day for Hindus and Jains around the world. It is also known as Akti in Chhattisgarh and Akha Teej in Gujarat and Rajasthan. It falls on the 3rd tithi (lunar day) of the Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of the month of Vaisakha. Hindus consider Akshaya Tritiya as one of the luckiest days because of the planetary position of Sun and Moon. Akshaya translates to ‘eternal’

  • ‘Cool’Pix! Shahid Kapoor beating the heat with daughter Misha

    Shahid Kapoor is a doting father. When he is not shooting for a film, he loves to spend time with his seven-month-old daughter Misha. Shahid recently shared a picture of the two chilling in a pool and wrote, “Pool time with missy”. Shahid also tagged this moment as his best time.

  • FPJ Special: Blacklisted contractors find new ways to earn profits from de-silting

    Mumbai: Tainted contractors implicated in the de-silting scam of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have now gone a step forward to earn profits by wasting taxpayers’ money. It has been revealed that the blacklisted contractor RE Infra private limited is selling debris to the contractors involved in the de-silting work, to increase the number of trips made to the dumping grounds.
    RTI activist Zahid Shaikh has prepared a report that shows the nexus of the tainted

  • NDS and RAW provided funds to Taliban: former spokesman

    Islamabad: A former Taliban spokesman has claimed that the Taliban militants were in touch with the Afghan intelligence agency and India’s Research and Analyst Wing (RAW) which provided funds and set targets inside Pakistan for attacks, a charge dismissed by India.

  • Buckle up! Uber to launch ‘flying cars’ by 2020

    New York: Uber is literally aiming for the skies as the tech company announced that it has struck partnerships with the cities of Dallas and Dubai to demonstrate a network of flying cars by 2020. At its Elevate Summit, Uber also announced a handful of partnerships with aviation companies to develop and deliver a flying car.

  • PCB threatens to sue BCCI for dishonouring MoU

    Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities have threatened to sue Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not playing bilateral series, causing them huge financial losses.

  • Turkey: Over 1,000 ‘secret imams’ detained in raids

    Istanbul : At least 1,000 people, accused of being ‘secret imams’ for an American-based cleric, have been detained in Turkey. Cleric Fethullah Gulen was held responsible for a failed coup in July last year. The detained have been accused of creating a parallel leadership by directing police officers, who are also loyal to the cleric, reported The New York Times.

  • New ‘Raabta’ song teaser: Deepika Padukone raises the bar

    Bollywood’s Mastani Deepika Padukone features in a special song of upcoming film ‘Raabta’ starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon. The makers have released the teaser of the song on Wednesday and Deepika is looking every bit sexy so far.

  • US Air Force tests ballistic missile

    Los Angeles: An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test from an air base in the state of California, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

  • National Eligibility Test may be held only once a year

    New Delhi: The National Eligibility Test (NET), a qualifying exam for recruitment of college and university teachers, may not be conducted twice a year as the CBSE has proposed that it should be made an annual exercise.