Free Press Journal
  • 164 people killed in Pakistan due to heavy rains

    Islamabad: Heavy rains have killed 164 people and injured more than 165 others across Pakistan since the monsoon season began in June, according to weather officials.

  • Twitter’s Night Mode theme is rolling out to desktop users

    San Francisco: Already available on iPhone and Android apps, Twitter has now rolled out its dark-toned “Night Mode” interface theme to desktop users that will help users monitor key real-time information without straining the eyes.

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    Tragedy: India U-17 cricketer from Gujarat drowns in swimming pool in Sri Lanka

    The Indian cricket team might have had resounding success in Sri Lanka, but there is a bad news for cricket lovers in the country. It has been learnt that 12-year-old Narendra Singh Sodha, featuring in Indian U-17 cricket team, has drowned in a swimming pool in Sri Lanka.

  • NIA raids separatist leader’s home in Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday raided the residence of senior separatist leader and Shia cleric, Syed Agha Hassan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district.

  • India vs Sri Lanka T20I: Lighting MS Dhoni stumps Mathews. Watch Video

    In the lone T20I between India and Sri Lanka yesterday, former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni once again gave fans several moments to cherish with his amazing presence behind the stumps. Dhoni who was in prolific form with the bat in the recently concluded ODI series, gave the hosts a huge blow when he stumped Angelo Mathews in a flash.

  • Punjab: Fire in Army ammunition depot near Bathinda

    Chandigarh: A fire broke out at the Field Ammunition Depot (FAD) in Punjab’s Bhatinda town on Thursday, Army sources said. No loss of life was reported. The blaze was detected around 5 a.m. in a shed with low grade ammunition, the sources said.   Several fire tenders were pressed into service and it was finally controlled by 7 a.m., a district administration official said.  Senior Army officers rushed to the spot. The damage

  • Kolkata: Fire in NRS Medical College, no injuries reported

    Kolkata: A fire broke out in the state-run Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital here on Thursday, a fire department official said. No one was injured.  The blaze started in the paediatric medicine department at around 10 a.m.  Primary investigation revealed a short circuit might have caused the blaze at the hospital near Sealdah.  Three fire tenders were pressed into service. The blaze was brought under control within an hour.  The

  • Is Parineeti Chopra dating cricketer Hardik Pandya?

    Relationship between cricketers and Bollywood actors is nothing new. From late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore to Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge, the love stories between cricketers and actresses have been the talk of the town However, a few series of tweets between Team India’s new all-rounder Hardik Pandya and B-town actress Parineeti Chopra have made fans guessing if the two are actually headed in the same direction.

  • Mumbai: Metro 3 gets first tunnel boring machine, work to start work from October

    On Monday, the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) arrived in Mumbai from China, the TBM arrived at Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT). This boring machine will be used for drilling tunnel of the 33.5 km long Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 line. This just 1 out of 17 TBM’s, rest of TBM’s are yet to come.

  • Presumed dead, Kerala woman wakes up an hour after being kept in mortuary

    Idukki: A woman, presumed to be dead, was kept in a mortuary for almost an hour in Kerala’s Idukki district after which she sprang back to life. 51-year old Ratna Amma was immediately taken to a hospital here. The woman, who was seriously ill, had been undergoing treatment for jaundice for the past three months at the medical college hospital in Madurai in neighbouring Tamil Nadu. The doctors had discharged her yesterday

  • ‘Baadshaho’ to release in Pakistan tomorrow

    Karachi: Bollywood movie ‘Baadshaho’ is set to release in Pakistan tomorrow, after it was delayed to avoid competition with domestic movies that hit the screens during Eid holidays.

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    Mumbai: 400 trees to be chopped down by BMC for refinery construction

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will cut down 400 trees in the Eastern Suburbs for works of Bharat Petroleum refinery at Mahul and other BMC works. Out of 400, 120 trees will be chopped right away and 295 trees will be transplanted.

  • Must Read! The Chainsmokers’ many demands during their tour to Mumbai will shock you!

    Mumbai: India has always been a favorite spot of International celebrities to perform in the country. Thus, many of the international celebs have been visiting India for their concerts as well as promotions. However, before their visit to India, they demand a list of requirements for their facilities.

  • Shubh Mangal Saavdhan director: Women find large organ above the waist appealing

    The film on erectile dysfunction has opened to glowing reviews. And its director R S Prasanna can’t stop heaving sighs of relief. “We were very sure we weren’t making a sleazy nudge-nudge-wink-wink film about a man who can’t get it up. It happens to so many of us. But no one talks about it, not in real life not even in the movies,” says Prasanna sadly, as he recalls shooting the idea

  • US Open 2017: Venus Williams leads first all-American semis since 1981

    New York: For the first time since 1981, the US Open women’s semi-finals will be an all-American affair with seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and three first-Slam-title hopefuls in the mix. Williams, seeking her third US Open crown after 2000 and 2001, will face Sloane Stephens while 20th seed CoCo Vandeweghe and 15th seed Madison Keys collide in Thursday’s matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium, with the winners meeting Saturday for the

  • New York to file lawsuit to protect DACA recipients

    New York, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman plans to announce the filing of a multistate lawsuit to protect beneficiaries of a program shielding children brought to the US illegally on Wednesday afternoon. Immigration advocates, Dreamers, labour unions, and the chancellor of City University of New York will join Schneiderman at the news conference, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • 1993 Mumbai serial blasts: Timeline and all you need to know

    Twenty four years after 12 blasts rocked Mumbai on March 12, 1993 claiming 257 lives, a special TADA court here today awarded death sentence to two persons and life imprisonment to two others, including Abu Salem, in the second phase of the trial in the case.