Free Press Journal
  • Indian woman to be sent back after legal requirements complete: Pak

    Islamabad: Pakistan will send back an Indian woman, who said she was sexually abused after her forced marriage with a Pakistani citizen at gunpoint, once all legal requirements in the case are completed, a media report said today. Citing sources, Geo TV reported that the Indian High Commission has sent a copy of the woman’s statement made before the magistrate and other relevant documents to the Pakistani foreign ministry.

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    Buddha Purnima 2017: How Vesak is celebrated around the world

    Buddha Purnima or Vesak is celebrated with religious fervour by the followers of Buddhism around the world. It not only marks the day when Gautam Buddha but also the day when he attained Nirvana (salvation) under the Mahabodhi tree at Bodh Gaya. The day falls on the full moon night in the Hindu month of Vaisakh. The date varies every year according to the Gregorian calendar but it usually falls in either April or

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    Buddha Purnima 2017: Everything you need to know about Vesak, its origin and celebration

    Buddha Purnima is celebrated around the globe to mark the birth anniversary of ‘Gautama Buddha’, the founder of Buddhism. It is celebrated on the full moon night in the Hindu month of Vaisakh. Buddha Purnima is also known as Vesak, as it is observed in the ‘Baisakh’ or the ‘Vaisakha’ month. In 2017, Gautama Buddha Purnima falls in May 10. Though many believe April 8 as his historical birth, the exact date is yet

  • AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj demonstrates EVM hacking in Delhi Assembly

    New Delhi: Amid a row over corruption allegations against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party legislator Saurabh Bharadwaj on Tuesday sought to demonstrate in the Delhi Assembly how an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) can be tampered with to rig results.

  • Chris Evans to tell a story about superheroes on TV show

    Los Angeles: “The Avengers” actor Chris Evans is set to read a tale about superheroes on CBeebies Bedtime Stories to help kids overcome the stress of being overwhelmed. In a teaser promo of the show, the “Captain America” star can be seen reading ‘Even Superheroes Have Bad Days’ by Shelly Becker and Eda Kaban, reported Digital Spy.

  • Ex-couple Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande bond over coffee?

    Mumbai: Pavitra Rishta fame actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande parted ways in 2016, after dating each other for six years. According to a report, the ex-couple was spotted together at a coffee shop in Lokhandwala in Andheri in Mumbai.

  • BJP leader alleges multi-crore scam against AAP Minister, marshalled out

    New Delhi: Opposition leader Vijender Gupta was on Tuesday marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly after he created a ruckus raising corruption allegations against the ruling AAP and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the one-day special session.

  • Dhawan credits his IPL performance for inclusion in Champions Trophy squad

    Hyderabad: Left-handed Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan believes his performances in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) have earned him a spot in the 15-member squad for the Champions Trophy beginning June 1 in England and Wales.

  • Improvised migrant camps evacuated in Paris

    Paris: Hundreds of migrants seeking shelter in improvised refugee camps in Paris were being evacuated on Tuesday by French security forces, police said.

  • JSW Steel to raise funds via debentures, bonds

    New Delhi: JSW Steel today said its Board will meet next week to consider raising long term funds through issuance of non convertible debentures (NCDs) and fixed rate bonds. A meeting of the company’s Board of Directors is to be held on May 17 and it “would be considering raising of long terms funds”, JSW Steel said in a BSE filing. It said the funds will be raised through issuance of redeemable

  • FIBA revises earlier rule banning headgears

    Mumbai: World basketball governing body FIBA has revised its earlier rule banning players from wearing headgear, a move that will enable India’s Sikh players to wear turbans and play in the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers in China.

  • Supreme Court bars media from publishing Justice Karnan’s statements

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained the print and electronic media from carrying statements by Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan after he was found guilty of contempt for levelling corruption charges against apex court judges, including the Chief Justice.

  • I have nothing to hide, says Shashi Tharoor

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said he has nothing to hide over the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014.

  • NEET shocker: Four teachers suspended for asking students to remove undergarments

    Kannur: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has suspended four teachers for violating rights as female candidates appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test center in north Kerala’s Kannur district were asked to strip off innerwear to abide by the dress code.

  • Interior designer Reshma Chhabria Kumar launches HIIH

    Interior designer Reshma Chhabria Kumar has launched HIIH, a design led, artisan-made design artefacts and décor brand. The products are available on the newly launched shopping site https://www.h2hshop.com/.

  • Manner of divorce questions ‘equality’, says Allahabad HC on Triple Talaq

    New Delhi: Reacting strongly on the burning issue of Triple Talaq, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday said the rights of any person including Muslim women cannot be violated in the name of ‘personal law’. The court further said the basic and human rights cannot be exploited on the basis of gender.

  • HPBoSE class 10 results declared: How to check

    Himachal Pradesh board of School Education declared the 10th exam results on Tuesday on its official website . Check www.hpbose.org or hpresults.nic.in to access HPBOSE RESULT 2017, Himachal Board Class 10 Results 2017, Himachal Pradesh Class 10 Results 2017, Himachal Class 10 Results 2017, HP Board Results 2017, HP Board Result 10th Class 2017.