Free Press Journal
  • ‘Praying’ gives older adults a boost to live longer

    Washington: Older adults, who pray regularly, are more likely to have a perception that God will be there to protect and comfort them in later stages of life, according to a study. The study focuses on three measures of well-being — optimism, self-esteem and contentment with life — and shows that for all of them, there is a relationship between attachment to God and prayer.

  • Two Hizbul militants killed in encounter in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were today killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. The militants have been identified as Basit Ahmad Mir, a
    resident of Indergam Pattan, and Gulzar Ahmad, a resident of Brat Sopore.

  • 8-year-old falls in pit in Delhi, dies

    New Delhi, An eight-year-old boy has died after falling into a rainwater-filled pit in a park here, the city police said on Wednesday. The boy was identified as Khalid from Mangolpuri area, the police said.

  • Hope Anil Kumble continues association with Indian cricket: CK Khanna

    New Delhi: A day after Anil Kumble stepped down from the post of Indian cricket team’s head coach, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president C.K Khanna on Wednesday expressed hope that the former cricketer continues his association with Indian cricket in any way possible.

  • Saudi king Salman’s son named crown prince: royal decree

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman today appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne and removing the country’s counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession. In a series of royal decrees carried on the state-run Saudi Press Agency, the monarch stripped Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who had been positioned to inherit the throne, from his title as

  • Thousands celebrate International Day in UAE

    Dubai: Thousands of people of different nationalities took part in various events organised in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the eve of the International Yoga Day. The third International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 but the events in the UAE were held a day earlier.

  • Daniel Day-Lewis announces retirement from acting

    Los Angeles: Hollywood’s one of the most illustrious performers Daniel Day-Lewis, who is the only artiste to ever win three Academy Awards for the best actor, has announced retirement from acting.

  • Ramdev Baba, Gujarat CM participate in Yoga Day celebrations

    Ahmedabad: To celebrate the third International Yoga Day, Yoga guru Ramdev and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani participated in a Yoga camp here. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah also graced the event.

  • 10 times Bollywood celebrities showed off their yoga skills on Instagram

    It is possible for you to snooze your morning walk, but it is next to impossible that you scroll your Instagram feed and don’t come across #yoga #fitnessgoals, where our gorgeous Bollywood actress demonstrates aerial yoga or headstands. Though our celebs look graceful it is not easy to master. They need rigorous training sessions and lots of hardwork, taking fitness to whole another level. On International Yoga Day, we peek into our favourite actress’

  • Anil Kumble vs Virat Kohli: Captain wins, Coach quits, Team India loses

    Indian cricket team is in the eye of a storm, once again. The team is in the news for off-field issues rather than on-field action. Former Indian captain Anil Kumble on Tuesday resigned as the head coach of Indian cricket team, saying his position had become ‘untenable’ in current circumstances. Kumble had been appointed by cricket advisory committee (CAC) comprising of Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly in July last year

  • Your daily horoscope- 21 June by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Today you will successfully complete responsibilities at work place which had been put on your shoulders by higher authority. You will gain more information and knowledge in your field.