Free Press Journal
  • Meet Raja Chari, the second Indian-American selected for NASA space mission

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has introduced 12 newest astronauts of the Astronaut Candidate Class 2017. The members were shortlisted from 18,300 applicants and among the selected 12 is Indian-American Lt Col Raja Chari. The team comprises of six military officers, three scientists, two medical doctors, a lead engineer at SpaceX and a NASA research pilot. The candidates will go through a training of two years before being sent into orbit and

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    Maharashtra: Farmer ends life, says don’t cremate me till CM meets demands

    Pune: Amid the ongoing agitation by farmers in Maharashtra, a cultivator allegedly committed suicide at a village in Solapur district, leaving behind a note purportedly stating that he should not be cremated till the chief minister visits his place and meets their demands.

  • NGT refuses to allow 20-yr-old Rolls Royce to ply in Delhi

    New Delhi: A Rolls Royce car owner, who bought the classic petrol driven model way back in 1996, has failed to get reprieve from the National Green Tribunal which has refused to renew registration of his vehicle. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim said that the order passed by NGT, banning plying of petrol vehicles which are over 15 years old, has attained finality as the appeal against it has been rejected by

  • Magistrate’s court frames FERA charges against Dhinakaran, case adjourned to June 22

    Tamil Nadu (Chennai): The Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Egmore on Thursday framed charges against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (Amma) faction leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran in connection with a Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) case registered against him.

  • Delhi: Upset over power cuts, ex-judge shoots at power electricity board workers

    Gurgaon: Irked over frequent power cuts, a former judge allegedly opened fire at Haryana electricity board workers while they were fixing the transmission line outside his house here, police said today. No one was injured in the incident that occurred in Civil Lines area here last evening, police said.

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    Apollo Institute gets nod for intake of 100 MBBS students

    Hyderabad: Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research here said today that the Centre, in consultation with the Medical Council of India, has granted it recognition and permission for admission of students and to offer ‘Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery’ (MBBS).

  • Jet Airways signs MoU with Aeromexico for codeshare flights

    Mumbai: Naresh Goyal-promoted private carrier Jet Airways today said it has partnered with Mexican flag carrier Aeromexico for codeshare flights and frequent flyers programme. The two airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to give effect to the partnership, Jet Airways said in a release here.

  • Dhawan pips Kohli in share of BCCI’s revenue from games

    Mumbai: Captain Virat Kohli is among the highest grossers in endorsement deals, but his share of the tax-free spoils from the gross revenue of BCCI from international games in 2015-16 is slightly lower than his Delhi and India teammate Shikhar Dhawan’s. While left-handed opener Dhawan has received 87.76 lakh, Kohli has pocketed Rs 83.07 lakh as his share, according to information on the website of the Indian cricket board on payments over

  • Raghu, Rajiv return to TV with ‘India’s Best Judwa’

    Mumbai: Television’s creative mavericks Raghu Ram and Rajiv Lakshman will soon be making a comeback on the small screen with their forthcoming production venture “Indias Best Judwa”.

  • Prez poll: Shiv Sena may take ‘independent’ stand, pitch for RSS boss

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena, ruling partner of the BJP at the Centre and in Maharashtra, today said it may take an “independent” stand in the presidential election. The pro-Hindutva party also said it would continue to press for the candidature of RSS chief Mohan Bhaghwat for the highest office.

  • Dumb people get affected by stardom: Sushant Singh Rajput

    New Delhi: “M S Dhoni- The Untold Story” did wonders for Sushant Singh Rajput’s career but at the same time his behaviour at public events came under scanner. Sushant says he is not “dumb” to get affected by stardom but at the same time he is also not willing to let the opinion of other people influence his decisions. “After ‘M S Dhoni…’ people started saying I turned arrogant but people see

  • Priyanka Chopra insists she doesn’t care about ‘trolls’

    Washington D.C.: Priyanka Chopra is now seen as a global star and with her subtle acting skills and brilliant dressing style is making a strong mark in Hollywood. Recently, the 34-year-old actress was a victim to social media trolling, when she met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin and wore a short dress during the meeting.

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India vs Sri Lanka Live Scores, Commentary, Updates

    Sri Lanka will likely open with Gunathilaka. There is a chance Thisara Perera may also enter the XI to beef up the batting, though the more aggressive choice – so long as the pitch is expected to take spin – would be to choose Lakshan Sandakan. The frontline pace trio of Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep and Suranga Lakmal may remain together.

  • A quick guide to the UK General Election 2017

    After the eight-week election campaign it’s time for people to cast their votes for the UK General Election. Though it is not huge like the American election with hysterical cheering and lot of money, there’s lot to excite you. And today people will cast their vote to decide the future of Britain. The election is how the British people decide whom they want to represent them in the parliament and run the country.

  • Riya Sen to sizzle in ALTBalaji’s new show RAGINI MMS 2.2

    ALTBalaji, India’s largest digital platform for exclusive and original content launched with 6 original shows in Indian languages, 3mn downloads and a watch time of more than 100 mn minutes so far, announces an interesting thriller RAGINI MMS 2.2.

  • Heartbreak for Gautam Rode fans. He’s getting married soon

    Gautam Rode, the handsome hunk of TV, is getting married. Yes, the 40-year-old actor will be tying the knot with TV actress Pankhuri Awasthy, according to a report in SpotboyE. The two have been in a relationship for quite sometime now, and they decided to take it to the next level only recently.