Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan former PM Nawaz Sharif says his opponents would fail to punish him

    Islamabad: Ousted Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif today warned his opponents that they would fail to “punish” him as he appeared before an anti-graft court for the 17th time to face trial in the Panama Papers scandal. Sharif, 67, appeared before the Accountability Court Islamabad along with his daughter Maryam and son-in-law captain (retired) Mohmmad Safdar.

  • In pictures: Valentine’s Day latest crush Priya Prakash Varrier is a goofy GEEK in real life, these pics are a proof

    Valentine’s Day is around the corner and the nation has already got its CRUSH. In exactly 30 seconds, Priya Prakash Varrier shot to fame with her wink-n-miss video from the Malayalam film ‘Oru Adaar Love’! So, while the internet went crazy, the newbie actor got flooded with requests on social media and gained a millions of followers on Instagram. Her rise to popularity can only be compared to trend

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    Snapchat new update not gone down well with many users, online petition started for removal

    London: Snapchat’s latest redesign, which was released last week, has not gone down well with many users. This is evident from the fact that an online petition calling for removal of the new update has attracted more than than 6 lakh signatures. The “Remove the new Snapchat update” petition, which is hosted on Change.org, was authored by Australian user Nic Rumsey, the Guardian reported on Tuesday.

  • JLL features on Ethisphere list of world’s most ethical companies

    New Delhi: Global property consultant JLL today said it has been recognised as one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere Institute. US-based JLL, a Fortune 500 company, has been included for the 11th consecutive year on the Ethisphere Institute’s list of the world’s most ethical companies, the company said in a statement. In 2018, 135 companies have been recognised from 23countries and 57 industries by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in

  • Election Commission team to visit Meghalaya

    Shillong: An Election Commission (EC) team led by Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat will arrive here on Thursday to take stock of the preparations for the February 27 assembly polls, an official said on Tuesday. Rawat will be accompanied by Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa. The five-year term of the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly will expire on March 6.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: 2 LeT militants killed after 30-hour-long gunfight

    Srinagar: Two holed up LeT militants, involved in a failed terror bid on a CRPF camp here, were killed on Tuesday in a nearly 30-hour-long gunfight, police said. “While one was gunned down as he came out of the under construction building to get into another adjacent building, the other was trapped and killed inside the building that they took refuge in on Monday,” a police officer said.

  • Earthquake jolts the Andaman Islands

    Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar): An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude hit the Andaman Islands on Tuesday morning. As per the meteorological department, the earthquake occurred at around 8: 09 AM in the morning.

  • Sabyasachi Mukherjee shames women who can’t drape a saree; Twitteratis lambaste designer

    One of India’s top fashion designers Sabyasachi Mukherjee on Saturday criticised the younger generation for not wearing sarees and giving preference to western outfits. The ace designer, known for his beautiful saris, said that Indian women who cannot drape a sari should be ashamed. Addressing Indian students at a Harvard India Conference, the designer said, “I think, if you tell me that you do not know how to wear a sari, I

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    Odisha: IT official caught accepting bribe from a petrol pump owner

    New Delhi: An income tax official in Odisha was arrested after he was allegedly caught accepting a bribe from a petrol pump owner to not reopen an assessment matter, CBI officials here said today. Niranjan Behera was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in Bhadrak yesterday night.

  • Mumbai: 29-year-old man thrashed by policeman, incident caught on camera

    On Monday, a video of police officer thrashing a 29-year-old man in Goregaon has gone viral on social media. In the video, it is seen that sub-inspector, Vijay Motling, is beating up 29-year-old Shahid Shifaat Khan. The sub-inspector had allegedly beaten up the 29-year-old for non-payment of the money which he’d lent 29-year-old’s family.

  • Roger Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No 1

    Rotterdam: Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week’s Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position. To climb back to the top at the age of 36, the Swiss must at least reach the semi-finals. If seedings hold up, that means he would have to defeat compatriot and friend Stan Wawrinka in

  • Srinagar: One terrorist killed in ongoing encounter in Karan Nagar

    Srinagar: Security forces launched a final assault on terrorists hiding in a building in Karan Nagar area for the last 24 hours, killing an unidentified militant, police said. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained, a police official said.

  • Kiss Day 2018: 10 most romantic Bollywood kisses of all time that will give you some Valentine’s Day inspiration!

    It has become a tradition to countdown to the most loved day of the year, Valentines Day by celebrating each expression of love. From gifting teddy bears and chocolates to slowly moving to the physical form of expression, youngsters step out of the hugs and reach out for a romantic kiss today. Nothing spells romance and sweetness of love better than a kiss. When words fail, a kiss speaks a thousand words.

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    Country Singer Daryle Singletary passes away at 46

    Los Angeles: Country music singer Daryle Singletary is dead. He was 46. The singer died in his Nashville home on Monday. An official cause of death has not been announced, reported variety.com.