Free Press Journal
  • Honeypreet Insan tells TV channel she is devastated, depressed by Panchkula violence accusations

    Chandigarh: Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan, who has been on the run for over a month, says she is “devastated” by allegations that she incited the Panchkula violence. She told a TV news channel that her “Papa” was innocent and that his conviction on August 25 in two rape cases has left her “depressed”.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: Virat Kohli wishes Indian Football Team best of luck

    New Delhi: Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on Monday extended his best wishes to the Indian U-17 football team for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup. In a 15-second video on his official Twitter handle, Kohli said, “Our U-17 boys are taking part in the U-17 FIFA World Cup which starts on October 6. Their first match is against team USA.”

  • Honeypreet surrender: No specific info; arrangements in place, assures Panchkula Police Commissioner

    Panchkula (Haryana): With reports surfacing of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s ‘adopted’ daughter Honeypreet Insan likely to surrender before the police today, Panchkula police commissioner AS Chawla clarified that no specific intimation has been received in this regard, adding that all necessary arrangements have been done.

  • Jimmy Kimmel chokes up while speaking about Las Vegas shootings

    Washington: “Here we are again – in the aftermath of another terrible, inexplicably shocking and painful tragedy. This time – in Las Vegas. Which happens to be my hometown,” the late-night host’s voice shook as he began Monday’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’.

  • Woman shopping

    Union Cabinet to soon pass the new Consumer Protection Bill, 10 points to know

    Consumers will no more be taken for a ride. Union Cabinet will soon pass a new bill which aims at strengthening the consumer protection mechanism. The new law will replace the current consumer protection law which has been in force since 1986. The bill takes into consideration consumer rights and prescribes graded punishment for manufacturers, sellers and service providers for providing faulty products or those harmful to consumers. Here are 10 things to

  • Wow! Shah Rukh Khan’s next film to feature Sridevi, Karisma, Kajol, Rani Mukerji and Alia Bhatt

    Wow! Shah Rukh Khan’s next film to feature Sridevi, Karisma, Kajol, Rani Mukerji and Alia Bhatt

    Mumbai: From Sridevi to Alia Bhatt, almost all leading ladies have worked with Shah Rukh Khan in Bollywood movies. And recently, Shah Rukh threw a party in which actors like Sridevi, Kajol, Rani Mukerji and Alia Bhatt was guest. Rani and Kajol were not seen together at Durga Puja, but were seen in one frame with Shah Rukh, a Kuch Kuch Hota Hai reunion of sorts.

  • Full moon

    Sharad Purnima 2017: Kojagiri Purnima, significance, tithi and all you need to know

    Sharad Purnima also known as Kojagiri Purnima or Kuanr Purnima is a harvest festival celebrated on Purnima (full moon day) of the Hindu lunar month Ashwin, which falls in the Gregorian months of September or October. It is one of the most celebrated Purnima in the Hindu calendar. The festival marks the end of monsoon. It is believed that Sharad Purnima is the only day when the moon is at its fullest,

  • FIFA Under-17 World Cup: Complete history of the U-17 World Cup, past winners

    The FIFA Under-17 World Cup is about to kick-off on October 6, and everyone is glued to Indian team as they qualified for this tournament for the first time. It’s just not the Indian team that have qualified for this tournament for the first time, but Niger and Mali were the last two to gain qualification for the tournament in India.

  • Gandhi Jayanti: Pic of girl cutting Mahatma’s pictures from Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes goes viral

    Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated with much socio, cultural and political fanfare. Not only did the government offices get involved in commemorating the day, but many of us have grown up doing social projects remembering the ‘Father of the Nation’ on his birth anniversary, i.e., Oct 2. And like every year, Gandhi Jayanti celebrations in India have included various funny jokes and videos remembering the great Mahatma Gandhi. And the

  • Salman Khan birthday

    Neighbourly culture is gone, laments Salman Khan

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan says the “neighbouring (neighbourly) culture” and the traditional camaraderie and bonding between neighbours in India is now sadly a thing of the past.

  • Akshay Kumar, Akshay Kumar son, Aarav, Aarav Kumar, Aarav Bhatia, Aarav ignores shutterbugs, paparazzi, Twinkle Khanna,

    OMG! Akshay Kumar’s son Aarav perfectly learns to ignore shutterbugs! 

    Paparazzi culture is now much familiar to Bollywood stars as they have now got used to it for being clicked candidly. However, some of the stars still want to keep themselves covered as many times celebs have been seen losing their tempo over shutterbugs for clicking their candid pictures.

  • Honeypreet Insan, adopted ‘daughter’ of Ram Rahim, likely to surrender today

    Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of rape convict Ram Rahim Singh, is likely to surrender today before the Panchkula court. The police has been tracking down Honeypreet’s movements for the last couple of days and in all likelihood she is expected to surrender today.

  • Indian academician Prajapati Trivedi elected as NAPA fellow in US

    Washington: Indian academician Prajapati Trivedi has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Public Administration in the US, becoming the first Indian to be bestowed with this honour. NAPA is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organisation established by the US Congress in 1967 to assist government leaders in building more effective, efficient, accountable and transparent organizations.

  • Chess player fired by Iran over hijab switches over to US team

    Tehran: A young woman banned from the Iranian national chess team, allegedly for attending an international competition without wearing an Islamic headscarf, has joined the US team, an Iranian news agency reported. The semi-official ISNA reported that Dorsa Derakhshani refused to wear the headscarf, known as the hijab, during a February competition in Gibraltar, and joined the US national team.