Free Press Journal
  • 200 Indian students marooned in Houston floods

    New Delhi: Two hundred Indian students of the University of Houston have been marooned in floods in the wake of tropical storm Harvey causing heavy rains and flooding in America’s fourth largest city. Two Indian students are in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

  • Hundreds hospitalised after mystery “mist” in UK

    London: More than 130 people have been hospitalised in the UK after they complained of breathing difficulties following a suspected chemical leak along the country’s south-east East Sussex coast. Birling Gap beach had to be evacuated yesterday after people reported breathing difficulties, stinging eyes and vomiting when a mystery “mist” appeared.

  • Maharashtra govt withdraws bias charge against Bombay High Court judge

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today took to task the Maharashtra government for the manner it was withdrawing its charges of bias against Judge A S Oka in the noise pollution matter, saying it should “show remorse” through an affidavit.

  • Priyanka Gandhi showing progressive recovery, say Sir Ganga Ram Hospital doctors

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the daughter of Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who is undergoing treatment for dengue at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, is convalescing. Doctors at the hospital said that her vital parameters and laboratory results are showing progressive recovery.

  • Ram Rahim sentencing: 37 companies of SSB kept ready for backup in Sirsa

    Sirsa (Haryana): Ahead of the court proceedings against the rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, at least 37 companies of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) have been kept ready for backup to be utilised at the time of any unwelcome situation in Haryana’s Sirsa.

  • Ram Rahim threatened jail authority of getting them suspended: Journalist Sanjiv Mahajan

    Chandigarh: Journalist Sanjiv Mahajan, who revealed that Dera Sach Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan was taken in a chopper with him to Rohtak’s Sunaria jail, where she stayed for long, on Monday said that the self-styled godman had threatened the jail authority of getting them suspended by using his connection with chief ministers and big politicians, when the Director General of jail refused entry to Honeypreet after

  • FDI consolidated policy includes startups, allows 100% FVCI

    New Delhi: The Commerce Ministry in its consolidated FDI policy document released today has for the first time included start-ups, which can raise up to 100 per cent of funds from Foreign Venture Capital Investor (FVCI).

  • Dr Reddy’s faces class action suit in US court

    Hyderabad: Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL) has said a law firm representing a purported investor has filed a class action suit in a USA court against the company and its key executives for alleged violations of American federal securities laws.

  • Fringe benefits availed by employees liable to GST

    New Delhi: The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be applicable on any non-monetary fringe benefit an employee gets from his employer, the government said today.

  • Has Karan Johar become mentor of Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana?

    There have been many reports stating that Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan is gearing up for her first Bollywood project. However, her dad SRK has always been denying these report by saying that she is currently concentrating on completing her studies. But now this latest news might give you a chance to believe on all these rumours.

  • Awwdorable! Celina Jaitly celebrates a blissful babymoon in Austria with her husband

    As we all know that yummy mummy Celina Jaitly is nowadays celebrating every moment of pregnancy with full of joy. The No Entry actress has always been updating every moment of joy on her Instagram account. Recently, Celina celebrated a blissful babymoon ceremony in Austria with her husband Peter Haag.

  • AAP’s Ram Chander wins Bawana Assembly bypolls

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party comfortably retained the Bawana Assembly constituency today, leaping way ahead of the Congress and the BJP, redeeming some lost pride following a string of poll defeats in recent times.

  • Should Manohar Lal Khattar resign in the aftermath of Ram Rahim saga?

    The controversial godman Gurpreet Ram Rahim Singh is in the news for all the wrong seasons. The law has finally caught up with the maverick and controversial self-styled preacher and godman Ram Rahim and the CBI court in Panchkula convicted him of rape case. Ram Rahim has over the years, through his image as a godman, attracted millions of followers.

  • Bobby Deol: I don’t look back at the low phase of my life

    New Delhi: Bobby Deol became an overnight star with his debut film “Barsaat” in 1995, but his stardom faded gradually with Bollywood placing its bets on a new crop of actors and experimenting with different stories. The actor says everyone goes through ups and downs, and that he doesn’t want to spend his time thinking about the past.