Free Press Journal
  • IIT-D, IIT-B, IISc in global top 200 universities in QS World University Rankings

    For the first time, three renowned Indian institutions – the Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and the IITs Delhi and Bombay, have catapulted to the list of the top 200 global universities.  This was revealed in the latest QS World University Rankings 2018, an official said here on Thursday. While IISc Bangalore has climbed from 190 to 152 this year, IIT-Delhi moved from 172 to 185, while IIT-Bombay jumped from 219 to 179 this

  • Kidnapped while hunting; Qatar paid $1 Billion to Jihadist to save Royal Family Members

    A ransom payment of up to $1 billion to Iranian and al-Qaeda linked forces in Syria may have been the tipping point for Qatari Gulf Arab relations, the Financial Times reported . Qatar paid a heavy amount to release 26 member of Falcon party, some of them were from Qatar royal family who had been hunting in southern Iraq, “commanders of militant groups and government officials in the region” as told to

  • Madhya Pradesh Farmers’ protest: Rahul Gandhi arrested in Neemuch

    Neemuch: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was on Thursday arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch under Section 151. This comes after he was detained while he was on his way to Mandsaur to meet the families of the deceased farmers.

  • Brett Lee backs India to lift Champions Trophy

    Mumbai: Aided by a balanced unit the Virat Kohli-led India have a good chance to clinch the ongoing Champions Trophy in England, feels former Australia pacer Brett Lee.

  • Beautification drive aims to brighten up Kabul

    Kabul: Hundreds of houses in Kabul are receiving a fresh coat of paint as part of a beautification drive to brighten up the war-torn Afghan capital. Three weeks ago, Kabul authorities launched a project to paint around 2,000 hilltop houses. “The aim of the project is to beautify Kabul city and offer some mental relaxation to its citizens,” Jalil Sultani, spokesperson for the Kabul Municipality, who came up with the plan in

  • Did you know? These 6 Bollywood stars belong to royal families

    Bollywood stars, style, and luxury go hand in hand. Considering big bucks our star earns, their lifestyle comes as no surprise. However, for some of them, the opulence meant from the day they were born. And that is because of their Royal roots. There are a lot of Bollywood stars who play kings and queens on screen but only a few of them are royalty in their actual lives. While few of

  • Searches at NDTV: CBI used in private dispute, ex-minister Chavan

    Mumbai: The CBI has been used in the NDTV case in what appears to be a private dispute, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has alleged. He also said that what was happening today was like an “undeclared emergency”.

  • Saharanpur violence main accused Chandrashekhar arrested

    Lucknow: The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was today arrested from Himachal Pradesh. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional DG (Meerut Zone) Anand Kumar told PTI over phone.

  • Russian President reveals his views on women, gays and Snowden

    London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is “not a woman”, and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn’t want to “provoke him”.

  • MP cracker factory fire: Death toll rises to 25

    Balaghat (MP): The death toll in yesterday’s fire at a cracker factory in Balaghat’s Kheri village has gone up to 25 with two more persons succumbing to burn injuries today, police said.

  • PM Modi leaves for Astana to attend SCO Summit

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital, where he will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit that is expected to grant India full membership.