Free Press Journal
  • Vivo sacks 20 employees, faces backlash at company unit in Noida

    New Delhi: After sacking at least 20 employees on Wednesday which resulted in a clash between security guards and employees at Vivo’s assembling unit in Greater Noida, the phone maker has now alleged that the layoffs are in line with their business decisions and interests.

  • United Airlines sued by mother who forced to carry child on lap

    Houston: An Asian-origin teacher has decided to sue United Airlines as she was forced to hold her two-year-old son on her lap after the airlines gave away the toddler’s seat to a standby passenger, according to a media report.

  • Biopic on Indian women’s cricket captain, Mithali Raj, in the offing

    Currently, everyone is talking about the Indians women’s cricket team and their wonderful performance in the recently-concluded ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. The brave hearts from India were defeated by the hosts England by just 9 runs in the final. It was this tournament that brought the Indian Women’s cricket team into the limelight. With their best ever performance in the grandest platform of women’s cricket, the women in blue have made

  • Rewind: India vs Sri Lanka, Galle Test 2008: When Sehwag lorded over Sri Lanka

    As Virat Kohli-led side began their first Test in the three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Galle, we take a look at the 2008 Test between the two teams on the same ground. It was the second match of that three-Test series. Of course, the wicket in Galle helped spinners. The test between India and Sri Lanka in 2008 was one of the toughest away tour that the Indians went to in

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: B-town pays homage to martyrs

    New Delhi: The Bollywood fraternity is pouring tributes to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil war as they posted their messages on Twitter on the occasion of Vijay Diwas.

  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… Kajol not sure of working with KJo

    Mumbai: They were one of the most popular Bollywood buddies once upon a time and have given hits such as “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” and “My Name Is Khan”, but Kajol now refrains from even talking about filmmaker Karan Johar.

  • ‘Isn’t It Romantic’! When we see Priyanka Chopra and Liam Hemsworth together

    After working opposite Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in her first Hollywood film, Baywatch, Priyanka Chopra has started shooting for her second Hollywood project Isn’t It Romantic. The actress will be seen opposite hot hunk Liam Hemsworth. However, their on-set pictures have been leaked on social media a few weeks back, which is now creating a storm.

  • Net, Potter, Bhagat changed the way how India read: Devdutt Pattanaik

    New Delhi: The publishing industry in India underwent a major change over a decade ago, thanks to the Internet, Harry Potter and Chetan Bhagat, says popular writer Devdutt Pattanaik. With over 30 books to his credit, Pattanaik recalls how around 2005-06, he was still a part-time writer when the game for writers changed. Trained in medicine studies, he worked in the pharmaceutical industry and wrote part-time, initially as a hobby which he had developed

  • Allahabad High Court quashes UP’s move to admit Ayush students on NEET basis

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court has quashed the UP government’s decision to admit students to AYUSH undergraduate courses in different colleges of the state through a merit list prepared on the basis of NEET exam for admissions to medical courses. The Lucknow bench of the court yesterday directed the state government to conduct a Common Entrance Test for admissions in Ayush courses and further directed it to
    complete the admission process by September 30, 2017.

  • Four non-BJP ruled states move Supreme Court in favour of Right to Privacy

    New Delhi: Four non-BJP ruled states, including Karnataka and West Bengal, today moved the Supreme Court seeking to intervene in the ongoing hearing on the issue of whether the Right to Privacy can be declared as one of the Fundamental Rights under the Constitution. Besides Karnataka and West Bengal, two Congress-led states of Punjab and Puducherry took a stand opposite to the Central government which had said that Right to Privacy is

  • Uttar Pradesh: Lizard found in food served on Poorva Express

    Chandauli: In a shocking incident, a lizard was found in a meal served on the Poorva Express. A passenger who ordered a vegetarian biryani found the reptile after consuming a few bites, much to his shock and disgust. The DRM and other officials took cognizance of the issue, inquired about the health of the passenger and provided him with medicines. The passenger has filed a complaint with the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu through