Free Press Journal
  • French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko and Simona Halep battle for glory

    Jelena Ostapenko is a young woman in a hurry. On the day she turned 20, Ostapenko became the first unseeded French Open finalist since Mima Jausovec lost to Chris Evert in 1983, using big and bold groundstrokes to end points lickety-split on the way to defeat 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky on Thursday. Quick feet, quick swings, high velocity, that is the way the 20-year-old from Riga goes about her business.

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    In Coimbatore, bribe to get dead out of mortuary!

    Salem/Coimbatore: In Tamil Nadu, or specifically in Coimbatore, you now have to pay a bribe to take a dead body out of a hospital mortuary. This is what happened unfortunately in the case of a dead 17-year-old girl, Bagyashree, whose family was forced to carry her out of the mortuary of a hospital to the ambulance because they refused to a pay a bribe of Rs.3000 demanded by hospital workers.

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    Sahaja Yoga Meditation for Inner Peace (Part II)— Mataji Nirmala Devi

    The Kundalini, which is a potential power of desire within us, which is we can solve the primitive, manifests itself and becomes aware itself. That is what is Sahaja Yoga today, it’s all Sahaja, it’s all spontaneous all life process has been spontaneous, but today that is what it is. So spontaneously our attention becomes peaceful, absolutely peaceful, and when that peace is achieved, that peace is established within your heart through

  • Your daily horoscope- 10 June by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Opposite sex people will get attracted. Singles may find their partner. Try to complete any pending tasks in business. A few short trips are on the cards.

  • Argentine town braces for Messi’s wedding

    Rosario: Soccer superstar Lionel Messi’s Argentine hometown is preparing to host footballing and showbiz celebrities when he marries childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo this month in Latin America’s wedding of the decade. Colombian popstar Shakira, wife of Messi’s Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique, has said she hopes to attend. Media such as local Rosario newspaper La Capital also expect other current and former Barcelona stars such as Luis Suarez, Neymar, Cesc Fabregas and Xavi

  • Negativity is in fashion: Shruti Haasan on social media trolls

    New Delhi: Actor Shruti Haasan is no new to trolls on social media, whether that’s for her alleged lip job or for being fat-shamed, after gaining weight for her recently released film ‘Behen Hogi Teri.’

  • One killed, seven injured in chopper crash near Badrinath

    Dehradun: One person was killed and seven others injured when an eight-seater chopper crashed near the Bardinath shrine in Uttarakhand on Saturday morning, police said. The Mumbai-based aviation company’s chopper was carrying a pilgrim family back to Haridwar from the shrine after their ‘darshan’ when the accident took place.

  • Britain: May to form government with DUP

    London: Outrightly rejecting calls for her resignation, Prime Minister Theresa May is considering to clinch a deal with the Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) to guide the UK through crucial Brexit talks. May had been hoping to boost her mandate for Brexit negotiations which are due to begin in just 10 days’ time, but hung parliament has left Tories weakened with less seats that fell below the 326 needed to form a majority

  • Trump ‘ready to testify’ over Comey conversations

    Washington: Donald Trump said that he was ready to testify under oath to deny former FBI chief James Comey’s claim that the President asked him to back off from the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. “I didn’t say that,” Trump said of Flynn’s claim on Friday. Asked at a Rose Garden news conference whether he would testify under oath to Mueller to that effect, Trump replied: “100 per cent”.

  • Mumbai: Judges Committee hears grievances of activists on Metro III issue

    Mumbai: The activists who have opposed the Metro III project from roads to courts, on Friday met the Committee of two sitting judges of the Bombay High Court on Friday. The Committee comprising of Justice Shantanu Kemkar and Justice Bhushan Gavai heard the grievances of these activists, most of them who are residents of South Mumbai.

  • Farmers move Bombay High Court against Samruddhi Corridor

    Mumbai: In a yet another setback for Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis’s dream project – Samruddhi Corridor, nearly 92 farmers from Sinnar Tehsil, Nasik have approached the Bombay High Court against the project. The farmers have filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the government to drop the land acquisition of the farmers.

  • Illegitimate child can claim father’s property and other benefits like a legitimate child: Bombay HC

    Mumbai: Observing that children born within homosexual unions or live-in relationships have posed as a challenge to the legal thinkers to define marriage, the Bombay High Court recently held that a child born out of an illegitimate relationship, have similar rights like other legitimate children. The HC has accordingly allowed a girl, to claim right on the property and pension benefits of her now deceased father.
    The strong observations were made by a single-judge bench of

  • Queen Elizabeth and her many corgis

    Dogs have always been favored by the English royal family for more than seven decades now. But none of them have been so closely identified with pets as Queen Elizabeth. Pembroke Welsh Corgis is the preferred breed of Queen Elizabeth II and has over the years owned more than 30 of them. These corgis are portrayed in many statues and art work of the queen. These pets have been personal companions to the queen

  • Here’s why Queen Elizabeth has two birthdays

    Among the many perks of being British sovereigns here comes another one. Queen Elizabeth II has two birthdays – actual and official. The longest reign-ing British monarch celebrates her birthday twice a year once on the anniversary she was born, April 21, and the other an official on the second Saturday of June. The official birthday is celebrated with a spring military parade known as Trooping the Colour in London. Her actual birthday is