Free Press Journal
  • Rafael Nadal: Being healthy and happy better than winning Grand Slams

    New York: After reaching his 23rd Grand Slam final at the US Open, World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain said that staying healthy is much more important than winning titles. Nadal fought back from one set down to defeat Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 in a hard fought semi-final here on Friday.

  • Direct tax payers doubled in 3 years: Amit Shah

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday said the number of total direct tax payers has doubled in the last three years from 3.7 crore to 6.4 crore.

  • Ryan International school murder: Violent protests over killing; acting principal suspended

    Gurugram: Violent protests took place on Saturday outside the Ryan International school here over the brutal murder of a seven-year-old student, demanding the culprits be arrested and strict action taken against the school management. The acting principal of Ryan International School has been suspended and all the security staff have been removed. Also, the accused bus conductor has been sent to 3-day police remand.

  • 5 mln asked to evacuate from Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

    Washington: Over five million people, including thousands of Indian-Americans, have been asked to evacuate from parts of coastal Florida after Hurricane Irma, an extremely powerful Category 5 storm, barrelled towards the state after wrecking havoc on the Caribbean islands.

  • Crucial GST Council meet underway in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: A crucial meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was underway here on Saturday to discuss key issues relating to implementation of the new tax regime.

  • Be sure to not miss Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’s Maha episode

    One of the most successful shows on television,’Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ has had a history of consistently impressing its fan base with its expansive sets, larger-than-life screenplays and its sheer grandeur. Shahi’s impressive storytelling and ability to pick up the best actors for his show, has clearly made it one of the longest running shows on the tube as well.

  • Dera search Day two: Illegal fire cracker factory found inside headquarters

    Sirsa (Haryana): An illegal fire cracker factory was found on the second day of a massive sanitisation exercise inside the dera of rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh today. Hordes of police, paramilitary and civil administration personnel were involved in the mammoth search operation which started yesterday on the direction of Punjab and Haryana High Court.

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    Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy: Fourth accused arrested

    Lucknow: A fourth accused in the deaths of over 60 children at the state-run BRD Medical College hospital here due to alleged lack of oxygen, has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh (UP) police, authorities said on Saturday. The accused, clerk Sudhir Pandey, was arrested from Khajanchi Chowk late on Friday night.

  • Mumbai: Singer Ahmad Mirza dies after being assaulted by family member

    Mumbai: Musician-singer Ahmad Mirza, 68, died after being brutally attacked by one of his sons’ father-in-law, at Mira Road’s Thunga Hospital on Friday afternoon. Reportedly, the singer was battling for his life since past two days but unfortunately, he succumbed due to several injuries.

  • NASA’s asteroid-bound spacecraft imaged from Earth

    Washington:  As NASA’s asteroid-bound spacecraft OSIRIS-REx approaches Earth for its September 22 gravity assist, a ground-based telescope has captured images of the spacecraft. This is the first Earth-based view of OSIRIS-REx since its launch on September 8, 2016, NASA said on Friday. The images were taken on September 2, by the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory located on Mount Graham in Arizona.

  • US Open 2017 women’s final: Madison Keys vs Sloane Stephens; stats and amazing facts

    The pair, close friends, Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens will meet in the first all-American women’s final at the US Open in 15 years. The first-time finalists Stephens and Keys are the first Americans to meet at the US Open final since Serena Williams defeated Venus Williams in 2002 final. But it has only been since January’s Australian Open that two Americans have met in a Slam final, with a pregnant Serena

  • Goa government planning to ban swimming in sea after sunset

    Panaji: The Goa tourism department is planning to enact a law to ban swimming in the sea post sunset and after consumption of alcohol, in the wake of some recent incidents of drowning along the state’s beaches.

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    US voices concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

    United Nations: The US is “deeply troubled” by the deteriorating situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, American Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, as the UN migration agency confirmed 270,000 people fled the country to Bangladesh over the past two weeks.

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    Karnataka government sends to MHA report on Gauri Lankesh murder

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has received a report from the Karnataka government on the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh by unidentified persons in Bangalore, an official said. The state chief secretary in his factual report gavedetailed account of the sensational killing and the follow upaction by the police.

  • Kashmir: 1 militant killed in encounter in Sopore

    Srinagar: An unidentified militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. Acting on specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in Reban area of Sopore, security forces launched a “cordon and search operation” this morning, a police official said. When the forces were conducting the search operation, militants opened fire upon them following which the security personnel retaliated, triggering an

  • Hurricane Katia makes landfall in eastern Mexico: US

    Tecolutla: Hurricane Katia madeTecolutla (Mexico), Sep 9 (AFP) Hurricane Katia made landfall in eastern Mexico, US forecasters said, just as the country grappled with its worst earthquake in a century. The storm had weakened to a Category One storm — the lowest on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale — by the time it reached the state of Veracruz in the Gulf of Mexico. At 0300 GMT, the storm was located 185 kilometers northwest