Free Press Journal
  • Abbasi inducts 44 ministers, Khawaja Asif is new Foreign Minister

    Islamabad: The cabinet of new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday saw the return of old faces, but a major change in portfolios was seen, with most notable being the induction of ex-Defence Minister Khawaja Asif as Foreign Minister.

  • Rahul Gandhi’s car attacked, shown black flags in flood-hit north Gujarat

    Dhanera: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday faced hostile black-flag waving crowds shouting slogans in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tour of flood hit Dhanera town in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district, forcing him to beat a retreat. His car was pelted with stones, shattering some windows.

  • Raksha Bandhan 2017: Significance, history, muhurat and all you need to know

    Raksha Bandhan is a festival that celebrates the love, bond, and duty between brothers and sisters. The word Raksha means ‘Protection’ and ‘Bandhan’ means ‘Knot’, basically Raksha Bandhan means the ‘Knot of protection’. The festival is observed on the full moon day of the Hindu month Shravan, that falls in the Gregorian calendar month of August-September. On the day, sister ties ‘rakhi’ on her brother’s wrist and pray for his happiness and prosperity. The

  • I am Jack of all trades, master of one: Ketan Singh

    New Delhi: Actor Ketan Singh, who will feature in a triple role in TV comedy show “Shankar Jai Kishan – 3 in 1”, says he is a Jack of all trades, but he considers him a master only at one — acting.

  • Kay Kay Menon excited about short film ‘Sparsh’

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon has teamed up with director Ankoosh Bhatt for a short film titled “Sparsh”, and he says the growth of the format is proof people are liking it. It also features Mishal Raheja, Prashant Narayanan and Puja Gupta.

  • 12 killed in Syria bombings

    Damascus: At least 12 persons were killed and 40 injured in three car bombings in the rebel bastion of Idlib province in Syria on Friday, a monitor group reported.

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    NIA arrests one person from Kerala over ISIS links

    Alappuzha: An Alappuzha native has been taken into custody on Friday by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) over alleged links with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

  • Sardar Sarovar Dam: Fasting Medha Petkar dehyderated, BP low

    Dhar: The condition of Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar, who is on a fast in support of the demands of the oustee families, has deteriorated on a ninth day, doctors attending on her said on Friday.

  • ‘Toilet Ka Jugaad’: Akshay Kumar song aptly highlights why toilet is a must

    ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’s soundtrack has given us some romantic numbers like ‘Hans Mat Pagli’ that you can hear on loop. And today the song ‘Toilet Ka Jugaad’ has released, which is sung by Akshay Kumar himself. Wearing a black and red outfit, he is seen grooving to the beats and talking about the woes of open defecation. The song goes with the theme of ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ as it highlights