Free Press Journal
  • Yuvraj Singh: All good things come to an end

    New Delhi: He single-handedly won a World T20 for India in 2007. But then he played a big role in losing the 2014 edition. He coughed blood, hung around and won India the 2011 World Cup. Yet, his failures as a Test cricketer remain baffling. Indian cricket’s ‘fighterman’ Yuvraj Singh has time and again bounced back after adversities that would have felled most others. He even battled a rare germ cell cancer

  • Digital Em‘Power’ment: Delivering on ‘RTI’- Right to a Transformed India

    Every government comes to power with the promise of serving the people and making their country a better place to live in. When this promise is broken, by inefficiencies and corruption, people’s trust in their leadership is shaken, and they demand answers. In elections then, the people give their own answer to the government, and expectations are transferred to the next government. It is in such an atmosphere of anger and expectation

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: NHRC sends notice to UP govt, seeks report

    New Delhi: The NHRC has sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over deaths of several children at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur, while observing that it amounted to “gross callousness” on part of the health administration of the state government.

  • Esha Gupta doesn’t give a damn about the world’s opinion on her hot and sensuous photoshoot

    The beautiful and sexy actress Esha Gupta been in headlines from quite a few time for her hot and sensuous photoshoot. There are certain group of people who are praising the actress for taking a such a bold step and there are some people who are criticising. While the Internet went berserk over her nude shots, for good, bad and ugly reasons, Esha doesn’t give a damn about the world’s opinion of

  • JD(U) cracks whip on Sharad loyalists, 21 suspended

    Patna: The Janata Dal (United) today suspended 21 leaders, considered loyalists of Sharad Yadav who has opposed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s decision to join hands with the BJP, for allegedly indulging in anti-party activities.

  • Supreme Court stays High Court’s order staying look out circular against Karti Chidambaram

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed the Madras High Court order that had put on hold the look out circular issued by the Centre against Karti Chidambaram, son of former minister P Chidambaram, and others in connection with an alleged corruption case. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and D Y Chandrachud also issued notice to Karti Chidambaram and others on an appeal filed by the Centre challenging the

  • Burial of dead cow sends message of communal amity in MP town

    Harda (MP): In a gesture that promotes social harmony, some Muslim residents disposed of the carcass of a cow lying unattended in an area here. An ailing cow had died three days back near the municipality-run cattle complex, located in Manpur area of the town.

  • Pallekele Test: India beat Sri Lanka by an innings & 171 runs, clinch series 3-0

    Pallekele, Aug 14 (PTI) An authoritative India today completed a 3-0 clean sweep of Sri Lanka with an innings and 171-run annihilation in the third and final Test, bringing to an early end to one of the most lopsided series in recent years. None of the three matches lasted five days, with the final one being the shortest, lasting just two and a half days.

  • 18 dead in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant

    Ouagadougou: Security forces in Burkina Faso’s capital ended an assault today against suspected jihadists who opened fire on a restaurant in a “terrorist attack” that left at least 18 people dead, the government said.

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    Passport office in Thane merged with RPO in Mumbai

    Mumbai: In a major administrative decision, passport office in Thane has been merged with the Regional Passport Office (RPO) in Mumbai. The Thane Passport office will now relocate from their current premises at Vardaan Sankul in Wagle Industrial Estate, to Videsh Bhavan in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai with effect from August 21.

  • OMG! Bikini-clad Shama Sikander sits like a queen in this HOT picture

    Shama Sikander became famous in 2004 thanks to her popular TV show ‘Yeh Meri Life Hai’. The daily soap featured her as a cute, homely girl. But later she showed her sexy side that was immediately lapped up by her followers. The recent picture posted by her confirms why she has such a huge fan following.

  • India, China cannot defeat each other: Dalai Lama

    Mumbai: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today said India and China cannot defeat each other and both the countries will have to live together as neighbours. The spirit of “Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai” is the only way forward, he stressed. “In the current border situation, neither India nor China can defeat the other. Both countries are militarily powerful,” the Dalai Lama said. Both the countries will have to live together as neighbours,

  • Trade war looming between India-China: Chinese state media

    Beijing: A trade war seems to be looming between India and China after New Delhi imposed anti-dumping duties on 93 Chinese products amidst a military standoff in Doklam area, two state media reports here said today. An article in The Global Times, part of the ruling communist Party’s publication group, urged Chinese firms to”reconsider the risks” of investing in India and warned NewDelhi to be “prepared for the possible consequences for its

  • Happy Janmashtami! Here is how Bollywood celebs are celebrating Lord Krishna’s birthday

    Today, entire India is celebrating the auspicious occasion of Lord Krishna’s birth which is also called as Janmashtami. This festival has always been celebrated on a wide scale with the great gusto. But nowadays, people also share their thoughts and wishes on the social media. And, if people are posting their wishes social media, how can Bollywood miss this chance to post their wishes on social media.

  • Shah Rukh Khan’s hilarious response on doing another film with Salman

    Mumbai: After the controversies, Bollywood’s Karan and Arjun, aka Shah Rukh and Salman Khan were back together in ‘Tubelight’. In the Salman Khan film, Shah Rukh did a cameo. Shah Rukh Khan will next be seen in Aanand L Rai’s next untitled film, in which Salman Khan also has a special appearance.

  • Pallekele Test: Hardik Pandya’s enthralling ton-ic and Indian celebrations

    Hardik Pandya scored a brilliant century to help Team India amass a gigantic total of 487 on Day 2 at and all-rounder did it in some style. Resuming the day at 329-6, wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who was batting with Pandya, failed to respond to the pressure situation and was dismissed by Vishwa Fernando. Meanwhile, Pandya, put forth yet another breathtaking innings with fours and seven sixes to amass his first maiden