Free Press Journal
  • No plans to take Amar Singh in Samajwadi front: Shivpal Yadav

    Lucknow : Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Sunday said he has no plans to take Amar Singh in his proposed Samajawadi Secular Front and that he had also opposed his rejoining the party last year. “I was not in favour of Amar Singh joining SP again. I knew he will not be getting due respect and one should avoid…You can ask anyone I was not in his favour”, Yadav told PTI.

  • ‘North Korea nukes a direct threat’

    Singapore: North Korea’s nuclear ambitions are threatening to Russia, a Russian official said on Sunday. “It is not only (a) ballistic missile defence system it has real function,” said Deputy Defence Minister Alexander Fomin. “That is why it is alarming. And it is direct threat to Russia.”

  • Govt begins process for appointing 44 HC judges after collegium prod

    New Delhi : The government is learnt to have initiated the process for appointing 44 high court judges after initially having returned their names to the Supreme Court collegium for reconsideration on two occasions. While 29 candidates are from the Allahabad High Court, two are from Karnataka, seven from Calcutta and six from the Madras high courts, highly-placed sources said on Sunday.

  • 4 kids drown, two others go missing

     Chapra/Bhagalpur : Four teenaged boys drowned and two others went missing on Sunday while taking bath in rivers in Bihar’s Saran and Bhagalpur districts in two separate incidents, the police said. Rishi Kumar and Rohit Kumar, both 12, drowned in the Saryu river at Jaltoli in Saran districr, Rivilganj police station in-charge Santosh Kumar said. He said that another boy Aman Kumar (11) was rescued by the local people and was taken

  • Trump underscores travel ban in view of London terror attacks

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has underscored his controversial travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries in view of Sunday’s terror attacks in central London in which six people were killed and 20 others injured.

  • UK polls to go ahead on June 8

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday announced that the June 8 general election will go ahead as planned despite another terrorist attack in London as she blamed the “evil ideology of Islamist extremism” for the three terror attacks in the country.

  • Financial planning for the married

    Though this topic has been covered before, ever so often it needs a reiteration. Because as financial planners we keep coming across such similar incidents. Let us explain what we mean through the following true life incident.

  • Nepal polls put off to Tuesday

    KATHMANDU: The parliamentary voting to elect veteran politician Sher Bahadur Deuba as the 40th prime minister of Nepal had to be postponed till Tuesday as the main political parties on Sunday failed to forge a consensus to conduct the House proceedings.

  • Poetic language may win a woman’s heart: Study

    London : Trying to get a date with a woman? Using metaphors when you compliment her could do the trick, say scientists who suggest that poetic language may make a man seem more attractive.

  • Pak woman kills hubby for raping daughter-in-law

    Peshawar: A man was shot dead in Pakistan allegedly by his wife who accused him of raping their daughter-in-law in the absence of her soldier husband, in what local media described as a “rare incident of honour killing”.

  • Water does have ‘taste’: Study

    Researchers measured the electrical responses from taste nerves in mice to various tastants as well as to water. The nerves responded in predictable ways to different basic tastes — sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami — but they were also stimulated by pure water.