Free Press Journal
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOC confident of venues being ready on time

    Tokyo: Tokyo organisers are back on track and will complete their 2020 Olympic venues on schedule, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said today at the start of a three-day visit. After bungling the rollout of the showpiece Olympic stadium two years ago, local organisers have come under scrutiny but last month unveiled their first new permanent venue for the 2020 Olympics in a welcome public relations boost. The new national stadium is

  • Fire breaks out at a private hospital in Lucknow

    Lucknow: Over 50 patients and their attendants had a narrow escape on Monday when a fire broke out at a private hospital here in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Fire tenders took more than three hours to douse the flames at the Scope Hospital in Vrindavan area, near the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences. No injury was reported.  At around 4 a.m., a UPS at the reception of the hospital burst into

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    Lux Golden Rose Awards 2017 Winners: 90s superstars Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla honoured for their elegance

    Lux Golden Rose Awards has always been considered as one of the most prestigious awards which symbolise and honours beauty and work of Bollywood’s glamourous ladies. Recently, the year 2017’s award ceremony has been held in Mumbai on Sunday, December 10 which was attended by many B-town beauties such as Kareena Kapoor Khan, Katrina Kaif, Bhumi Pednekar, Taapsee Pannu, Sridevi and so on.

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    Mumbai: Leopard found at Andheri pre-school; caught 12 hrs later

    Mumbai: In a rather shocking and amusing news, a leopard found its way into Sher-e-Punjab, a major residential colony in Andheri (East), around 6:30 am on Sunday, and entered Junior Crafting Nursery, a preschool. A team from Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) arrived at the spot at at 6pm and finally rescued the animal.

  • Mumbai: Amit Thackeray to get engaged to long-time girlfriend Mitali Borude

    Mumbai: Maharashtra NavnirmanSena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray’s son Amit Thackeray has never been in the spotlight, but surely his engagement has caught everybody’s attention. Amit will get engaged to long-time girlfriend Mitali Borude this evening. According to a report in Hindustan Times, Amit and Mitali will get engaged today in a family at Raj Thackeray’s residence, Krishna Kunj in Shiv Park.

  • Delhi: 18-year-old Boy ends life after sister’s molestation

    In a shocking and disturbing news, an 18-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself a day after he had a scuffle with a few men in Delhi’s Samaypur Badli area. The same men had allegedly molested his sister the same day.

  • WhatsApp testing new features like tap to unblock, reply privately in groups

    San Francisco: WhatsApp is testing new features for its over one billion users that include tap to unblock and private replies in groups, among others. In the latest WhatsApp Android Beta version, spotted by the popular fan website WABetaInfo, “when you want to select a contact from the Contact List, you can easily chat to blocked contacts simply unblocking them using the new action: tap and hold the cell to unblock and send

  • Venezuela opposition parties banned from running for presidential election in 2018

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the country’s main opposition parties were banned from taking part in next year’s presidential election, the media reported.  He said only parties which took part in Sunday’s mayoral polls would be able to contest the presidency.

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    Sensex zooms 195 points on strong global cues

    Mumbai: Benchmark BSE Sensex advanced by 195 points in early session today on continuous buying by domestic institutional investors amid strong global leads. The NSE Nifty also went past the 10,300-mark. The 30-share Sensex was trading higher by 194.68 points, or 0.58 per cent, at 33,444.98, with realty, oil and gas, PSU, metal, banking and auto stocks staying in good shape. The gauge had gained 653.12 points in the previous two sessions.

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    Mumbai: Four arrested for groping two women near Girgaum Chowpatty

    Mumbai: The cases molestation has increased in the city, such took place near Girgaum Chowpatty in South Mumbai. Gamdevi police arrested four men near Girgaum Chowpatty for molesting two women. The two women were there to take part in a birthday celebration.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Three militants killed in encounter

    Srinagar, Three militants were today killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir, police said here. Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said the slain militants were “apparently Pakistanis”.

  • PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Gujarat

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address three rallies in election-bound Gujarat’s Patan, Nadiad and Ahmedabad on Monday, where polling is scheduled for the second phase on December 14.

  • Ashes 2017-18: England ‘tourists masquerading as cricketers’ panned by Aussie media

    Sydney: England were dismissed as “tourists masquerading as cricketers” by Australia’s media which turned the screw today after Ben Duckett was fined for pouring beer over teammate Jimmy Anderson. Duckett was slapped with a reported £1,500 ($2,000) fine and will play no further part in the remaining England Lions matches following the late-night bar prank in Perth on Thursday. It plunged their already difficult tour into another crisis after wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow