Free Press Journal
  • US designating Hizbul as terror group sad: Pakistan

    Islamabad: The US decision to declare Hizbul Mujahideen a specially-designated terrorist organisation led by an internationally recognised terrorist is “saddening”, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said on Thursday.

  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami announces judicial probe into J Jayalalithaa’s death

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced that a judicial commission will probe the death of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and said her Poes Garden house will turn into a memorial, meeting the main demands of former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam for the two AIADMK groups to merge.

  • Donald Trump lashes out at senator on controversial remarks

    Washington: President Donald Trump lashed out at fellow Republican Lindsey Graham today after the South Carolina senator criticised his response to last weekend’s deadly violence in Charlottesville.

  • Industry puts you in a bracket quickly: Kriti Sanon

    Mumbai: Kriti Sanon has portrayed a girl- next-door and a glamorous avatar in her three-year old film career but she believes it is sad when industry tends to typecast the actors. The 27-year-old star, who made her debut with “Heropanti”, followed it up with “Dilwale” in 2015 and recently “Raabta”, says she was “bracketed” right after her second outing.

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    Lesbian Hindu, Jewish women wed in Britain

    London: A Hindu woman and her Jewish partner have married in what is believed to be Britain’s first interfaith lesbian wedding. Kalavati Mistry and Miriam Jefferson met more than 20 years ago on a training course in the US and tied the knot in a Hindu ceremony last week in Leicester, the Daily Mail reported.

  • Parsi New Year 2017: Community celebrates Navroz with great religious fervour

    Mumbai: The miniscule Parsi community, accounting to about 68,000 worldwide, on Thursday celebrated the Parsi New Year or ‘Navroz’ here with religious fervor, traditional pomp, and feasting. The day started with an early morning bath and prayers, purifying the homes by burning incense, and donning traditional outfits specially prepared for the occasion.

  • Zubair Ahmed, Phil Hughes, Raman Lamba: When the cricket field turned deadly

    Pakistani club cricketer Zubair Ahmed died on the field after a bouncer hit him straight on the head during a club matched hosted in Mardan on August 14. Pakistan Cricket Board shared the news of the tragic demise on Twitter and reminded all cricketers to use a helmet across all forms of game without fail.

  • Hyderabad: 16-year-old allegedly married off to 65-year-old Omani for money

    In a tragic incident, a school girl was married to an old man in Hyderabad. It is being reported that the girl’s age is 16, and that the man is 65 years old. The girl’s family, on Wednesday, approached the Falaknuma Additional Commissioner of Police and filed a complaint, alleging that the 16-year-old had been fraudulently married off the Omani national.

  • Two Bangladeshis die taking flood selfies as crisis worsens

    Dhaka: Two Bangladeshi teenagers have died taking selfies in raging floodwaters, officials said today, as the death toll from fresh monsoon downpours reached 56 with nearly five million affected. Police said the 15-year-old boys were snapping selfies at a flooded road in the northern town of Melandah yesterday when they were swept away by powerful currents. “With the school shut down due to floods, and the road underwater, they thought it was

  • Nitish Kumar belongs to BJP-United, not JD(U): Ghulam Nabi Azad

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday launched a scathing attack at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said he does not belong to the Janata Dal (United ) (JD(U)), but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (United).

  • This Mumbai photographer helps you to recreate vintage family portraits for free

    Vintage family photographs are a treasure for any family. The photographs taken were not like today’s casual snapshots but a formal affair when a family would wear best clothes and jewelry. The sepia-shaded photographs would have a family donning an ethnic attire with a garden background waiting for that perfect click. The photographs itself had a story to tell. Most of us flip the old photo albums every now and then. But