Free Press Journal
  • Vijay Bahuguna seconds PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Kedarnath’ claim

    New Delhi: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed the former UPA government for stopping him as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from carrying out reconstruction of the Kedarnath shrine after the 2013 flash floods, the then Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Vijay Bahuguna averred that circumstances forced him to reject Prime Minister’s proposition.

  • Somalia truck bomb blast death toll rises to 358 dead

    Mogadishu: Somalia’s deadliest ever attack, a truck bomb in the capital Mogadishu, has now killed 358 people with 228 more injured, the government said, a major jump in the fatality toll.

  • Maharashtra: 10 killed as truck overturns in Sangli

    Sangli (Maharashtra): At least 10 people, including three women and seven men, were killed and few injured after a truck overturned in Maharashtra’s Sangli district in the wee hours of Saturday. The untoward incident took place near Taasgaon-Kawathe Mahakal highway at around 2 am this morning. The injured people have been rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment. The truck, carrying tiles, was coming from Karnataka to Karad in Maharashtra.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Points table, groups; results at a glance

    FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 is all set to get underway on October 6 in India. 24 teams will take part with matches at 6 venues. There will be 52 games played over 22 days. The football fever will kick-start from October 6 and go on till October 28. This is the very first time India is participating in the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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    Kamal Haasan throws his weight behind ‘Mersal’

    Chennai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan today threw his weight behind the makers of Vijay-starrer ‘Mersal‘, asking those opposing the just-released Tamil movie over references to the GST to “counter criticism with logical response”. In a Twitter post, Haasan said: “Mersal was certified. Don’t re-censor it.” “Counter criticism with logical response. Don’t silence critics. India will shine when

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    Sreesanth mulls representing another country

    Dubai: Controversial pacer S. Sreesanth has hinted that he may opt to play for another country if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not remove the lifetime ban imposed on him over allegations of spot-fixing.

  • Japan Polls: Incumbent PM Shinzo Abe appears headed to victory

    Tokyo: Japan’s leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country than for himself.Media polls indicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition will handily win a general election tomorrow, possibly even retaining its two-thirds majority in the more powerful lower house of parliament. Japanese voters may not love Abe, but they appear to want to stick with what they know, rather than hand the reins to an

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    Smriti Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi for tweet on Jay Shah

    New Delhi: Union minister Smriti Irani on Friday hit back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his comments referring to a court barring a news portal from publishing articles on a company owned by Amit Shah’s son, saying a person “out on bail” was “mocking” the courts. The information and broadcasting minister also said theCongress leader’s attempts would not help his party win the Gujarat Assembly polls and wished Rahul Gandhi on the

  • Srikanth beats Viktor Axelsen; Saina, Prannoy bow out of Denmark Open

    Odense: Kidambi Srikanth knocked out local hero and World champion Viktor Axelsen in men’s singles quarterfinals but Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy crashed out with straight game losses in the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, here today. Srikanth, who had suffered losses against Axelsen in the last three encounters, showed tremendous resilience and mental fortitude to oust the reigning World No. 1  14-21 22-20 21-7in a match that last 56 minutes at