Free Press Journal
  • New tools to prevent harassment on Facebook

    New Delhi: Facebook, today announced new tools to prevent harassment on its platform and in chat app Messenger as a part of its ongoing efforts to build a safe community.

  • India to be part of summit on North Korea’s nuclear crisis

    Washington: India will be a part of an international meeting hosted by the US and Canada next month to discuss North Korea’s nuclear threat and ways to improve the effectiveness of the current pressure campaign against the reclusive nation. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland made the announcement during their meeting in Ottawa yesterday. The meeting co-hosted by the US and Canada will take place on

  • DMK to approach EC over Jayalalithaa hospital video

    New Delhi: Miffed at the release of a video of J Jayalalithaa in Chennai’s Apollo Hospital ahead of the RK Nagar by-polls, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is planning to approach the Election Commission against the TTV Dhinakaran faction of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).

  • RK Nagar Bypoll: EC bans airing footage of Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: A day ahead of a critical by-election here, sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran’s faction on Wednesday triggered a major row by releasing a video clip of the late J. Jayalalithaa purportedly on her hospital bed, forcing the Election Commission to tell TV channels not to telecast it.

  • Shiv Sena hints at EVM tampering in Gujarat polls

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today continued its tirade against the BJP over the Gujarat election results and hinted at the tampering of electronic voting machines in the polls.

  • Kerala: Suspended for hugging classmate, Class 12 student to appeal against HC order

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 12th standard student, who was suspended by his school for hugging a girl, is planning to appeal against a high court order upholding the suspension as he hopes to appear for his board exams next year. The incident took place during a cultural programme organised by the St Thomas Central School in Makkolakkal near here on July 21. The girl had performed in an event following which the boy had

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    Was approached for Rakesh Sharma biopic says Priyanka Chopra

    Mumbai: Global icon Priyanka Chopra, who is known to speak her heart out, made a huge confirmation that she was supposed to star in astronaut Rakesh Sharma’s biopic starring Aamir Khan.

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    Christmas 2017: Wishes and greetings to share on SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp

    Merry Christmas! This time of the year is truly magical with a beautiful spirit and tradition. Christmas is the season of making candies and baking cookies, of decorating Christmas tree and singing carols. There is also a tradition of greeting loved ones with Merry Christmas wishes. Expressing love and gratitude makes Christmas a special time of the year. However, if you live away from your loved ones and want to wish them a Merry

  • Novak Djokovic picks new format for Australian Open warm-up

    Sydney: Former world number one Novak Djokovic will warm-up for a tilt at a record seventh Australian Open crown by playing in an innovative quick-fire event at the Melbourne venue. Djokovic, who has been sidelined since July with a right elbow injury, is making his long-awaited return to the game at an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi from December 28-30.

  • Kerala JD-U leader resigns from Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi, Kerala Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader M.P. Veerendra Kumar resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, days after rebel party leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar were disqualified from the Upper House. Addressing reporters here, the 80-year-old who was also the JD-U state chairman, said he submitted his resignation to Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu.

  • US cannot tolerate nuclear-armed North Korea: NSA McMaster

    Washington: The US cannot tolerate a nuclear armed North Korea, America’s national security advisor has said, asserting that such a development would pose a grave security threat to the countries in the region and the world.

  • Sneak Peek: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja’s ‘Cricket Bungalow’ coming soon; see photo

    Sneak Peek: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja’s ‘Cricket Bungalow’ coming soon; see photo

    Team India’s all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is out of action since the Sri Lanka Test series, but is busy at his home. The all-rounder is getting his dream house or rather a dream bungalow ready. Jadeja posted a picture of himself standing next to a large wooden gate. The post read, “Cricket bungalow” is getting ready �� #homesweethome #peace #RajputBoy.”