Free Press Journal
  • Eggs thrown at Union Agriculture Minister in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: The members of the Odisha unit of the Youth Congress on Saturday hurled eggs at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh’s vehicle protesting the killing of farmers in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Farmers stir: Congress terms Chouhan’s fast a ‘sham’

    New Delhi: The Congress today termed the indefinite fast by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan amid farmers unrest in the state, as a “pretence” and asked him to prepare for his “political exile”.

  • Anti-Yogi protest: No bail for students who showed black flags to CM

    Lucknow: Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sunil Kumar rejected the bail pleas of 11 Lucknow University students, who were held for showing black flags to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in protest last Wednesday.

  • Navigation satellite clocks ticking; system to be expanded, says ISRO

    Chennai: “The clocks are ticking.” Every morning this announcement brings relief and not tension to the Indian space agency team that is managing the navigation satellite system NavIC with only one rubidium atomic clock switched on instead of two in the six satellites.

  • Demonetisation led to ‘great movement’ towards digitisation: Arun Jaitley

    Washington: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government was aware that demonetisation would cause a cash crunch in India but had envisaged long-term advantages like “great and substantial” movement towards digitisation of the economy. “We were conscious of the fact that the demonetisation, to the extent that it causes a cash crunch made temporarily for a quarter or two impact on us adversely. But there were some long-term advantages which

  • Action Replay: 5 reasons why it seems like the 90s all over again

    For the generation that grew up in the 90s, there were no smartphones, 24 news channels or IPL. It was all about the simple pleasures of life. Circa 2017, everything has changed, but in a strange way, it seems like the 90s all over again. Here are five reasons for the same.

  • Overnight rain claims 12 lives in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Torrential rain lashed large parts of Maharashtra and Mumbai on Saturday claiming at least 12 lives, even as the monsoon progressed normally over the state and the weather department forecast heavy rain over the next 48 hours.

  • Nach Baliye 8: Birthday surprise for Sonakshi, best dance performance and elimination

    Mumbai: Nach Baliye 8 is dancing its way to finding a winner for the latest season. Favourite bahu Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya have decided to go classical this week with Shiv Tandav. On the dance of Devika, Terrance said that, ‘aap log sakshat Bhagwan ka roop lag rahe ho’ and said that Divyanka has a face exactly like Parvati.”

  • French Open: Nadal shrugs off perfect 10

    Johannesburg: Fourteen-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal has insisted that winning a record 10th French Open title would not be the greatest achievement of his career.

  • Three men, 96 children: Pakistan’s population booms

    Bannu (Pakistan): Three men who have fathered nearly 100 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan’s skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years.

  • Militant killed, infiltration bid foiled in J&K

    Srinagar: One militant was killed on Saturday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district where the army foiled an infiltration bid.

  • Jagga Jasoos: Katrina shares a cute selfie with Ranbir and it is melting our hearts

    It was only at the beginning of 2016 when the news broke that Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif had ended their relationship. Although they had never accepted it publicly when they were in a relationship, they were pretty serious. But, the relationship came to an end after six years. This was also during the time when they were shooting for Anurag Basu’s Jagga Jasoos.

  • Rift in farmer leaders’ committee which is meeting Maha govt

    Mumbai: A rift seems to have developed in the steering committee of leaders of agitating farmers in Maharashtra, with some of its members refusing to take part in a meeting with a high-powered group of ministers.

  • Shoot of Saif Ali Khan starrer Baazaar stalled by BMC

    After many reports and speculations, Nikhil Advani finally not only kick-started his ambitious venture ‘Baazaar’ but even released its posters. The film, however, whilst shooting an important sequence, got into trouble with BMC (the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) recently.

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: 6 talking points ahead of key India-South Africa clash

    ICC Champions Trophy is reaching its climax and the defending champions India will take on South Africa at the picturesque The Oval on Sunday. South Africa, No 1 ranked and India, No 3 ranked in the ICC rankings will battle it out for the spot in the semi-finals. The match promises to be a humdinger and the team that can absorb pressure will emerge victorious.

  • US investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes

    Washington: The US’ House of Representatives and Senate investigators have sought from James Comey memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump and any records, including audio tapes, the White House may have of their discussions, amid a raging row over the FBI chief’s firing.