Free Press Journal
  • Haryana leader Amu who offered bounty for Deepika’s head resigns

    Chandigarh : Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu, who reportedly offered a Rs 10 crore bounty for beheading “Padmavati” actor Deepika Padukone and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, on Wednesday resigned as the chief media coordinator of the state unit of the party.

  • I stole David, Ronaldinho’s secrets: Pirlo

    Milan : Former Italy international Andrea Pirlo said he stole ex-teammates David Beckham and Ronaldinho’s secrets while playing for Serie A football club A.C. Milan.

  • Indian Arrows begin with 3-0 win over Chennai

    Bambolim : Life in top-flight domestic football began on a promising note for Indian Arrows as they relied on Aniket Anil Jadhav’s brace to blank Chennai City FC 3-0 in the I-League here on Wednesday.

  • Snehlata Shrivastava is 1st woman Secretary General of Lok Sabha

    New Delhi : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday appointed Mrs Snehlata Shrivastava from her home state Madhya Pradesh as the new Secretary General of Lok Sabha with effect from December 1. She is a retired Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS officer of 1982 batch. She will be the first woman secretary-general of the Lok Sabha. She will enjoy rank and perks of the Cabinet Secretary.

  • Tillerson slams Russia’s malicious tactics against US

    Washington : Russia has often employed “malicious” tactics against the US and Europe to “drive them apart” and undermine their political and economic successes, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

  • Sania Mirza and Mithali Raj bat for women sportspersons

    Hyderabad : Sporting biggies, including Sania Mirza, Mithali Raj and Pullela Gopichand, on Wednesday sent out a strong message on encouraging women players and developing essential infrastructure to promote sports in the country.

  • Policies must back women in workforce, says Ivanka

    Hyderabad : Ivanka Trump on Wednesday batted for formulation of policies that support greater participation of women in the workforce. She even referred to technology that can be used to allow women to work from kitchens and help reduce the gender gap.

  • Pope preaches forgiveness and healing of old wounds for people in Myanmar

    Yangon :  Pope Francis urged Myanmar’s long- suffering ethnic minorities to resist the temptation to exact revenge for the hurt they have endured, preaching a message of forgiveness on Wednesday to a huge crowd in his first public Mass in the predominantly Buddhist nation.

  • Vajpayee and Modi have similar DNA: Minister Harsh Vardhan

    New Delhi: Comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said both have a similar “DNA” and share a passion for scientific research.

  • Bali airport reopens after volcanic eruption

    Jakarta : The main airport on the Indonesian island of Bali re-opened on Wednesday after remaining shut for two days due to a volcanic eruption which blanketed parts of the island in ash forcing thousands of evacuations.

  • PM Modi belittled his position by hosting Ivanka Trump: Congress

    Surat (Gujarat) : Congress leader Anand Sharma on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi belittled his position by hosting US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Rahul Thapa fights back to win Taekwondo gold

    Mumbai : Rahul Thapa from Professional Taekwondo Academy, Sonipat defeated Ajinkya Parab from Swaraj Sports Foundation, Mumbai to win the gold medal in the Senior Kyorugi Male (Fin weight) category of the inaugural Mumbai Consul General Cup National Taekwondo Championship, at the Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex, Dharavi.