Free Press Journal
  • Japanese volcano erupts, dozens of flights grounded

    Tokyo: A volcano in southern Japan that appeared in a James Bond film has erupted, shooting smoke and ash thousands of metres into the sky and grounding dozens of flights to and from a nearby airport.

  • Child marriages dip to 30% in India, 25 million prevented worldwide, says UNICEF

    New Delhi: There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages in India — from nearly 50 to 30 percent — in the last 10 years, a survey by UN children’s agency Unicef showed on Tuesday. There has been significant drop globally in the practice as well, and 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade worldwide, the UN Children’s Fund said.

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    Amid sloganeering Rajya Sabha adjourned for day

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for the day amid sloganeering by opposition and TDP members minutes after it met at 3.30 p.m after multiple adjournments during the day.

  • Udan adding to capacity woes of Mumbai airport: MIAL official

    Mumbai: Central government’s regional air connectivity scheme Udan is adding to the woes of the capacity-constrained Mumbai airport as smaller aircraft take more time to clear the runway, reducing its capacity further, according to a top airport executive.

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    Irrfan Khan suffering from rare disease, Bollywood wishes long and healthy life

    Mumbai: A long and healthy life for Irrfan Khan is what celebrities have wished for the actor, who has revealed that he has contracted a “rare disease” and is “fighting for choices”. Irrfan on Monday issued a statement about his life being shaken up by a rare disease, details of which he will share in a few days once there’s a conclusive diagnosis.

  • Janhvi Kapoor follows Anshula Kapoor on Instagram and sends a sweet reply to Sonam Kapoor’s post

    Janhvi Kapoor turned 21 today and social media showered her with love. The Dhadak girl got birthday wishes from friends and family on Instagram. Sonam Kapoor posted a beautiful message for Janhvi and wrote “To one of the strongest girls I know, who became a woman today. Happy birthday jannu.” in return Janhvi replied saying: “Love uuuu.”

  • Women’s Hockey: India edge past South Korea, take 2-0 series lead

    Incheon: The Indian women’s hockey team edged past Korea 3-2 in an absorbing contest to grab a 2-0 lead in the five-match series, here today. The South Koreans came from behind twice in the match but India had the last laugh by keeping their nerve.

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    See pics: Lovebirds Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivn holidaying in US

    Actress Nayanthara, famous for her Tamil and Telugu movies, has taken some time from her busy schedule to spend some time with rumoured boyfriend/director Vignesh Shivn in the US. Vignesh shared some of the pics with their US vacation and are going viral. And it is needless to say that the couple looks extremely cute with each other and seems to be enjoying each others company.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka T20I at Colombo

    Indian cricket team is back in action after a triumphant limited overs series win over South Africa. The team for this Nidahas tri-nation series will be led by Rohit Sharma and is missing many marquee players. This T20 series will also include Bangladesh and the matches will be interesting to watch.

  • ISSF World Cup: Can’t believe I have won 2 World Cup gold, says Manu Bhaker

    New Delhi: One day she lived up to the expectations only to far exceed them the next but winning two gold medals in as many days on a World Cup debut is “beyond belief” for even a storehouse of talent like Manu Bhaker. The shooting sensation, all of 16, shot her way to a second successive gold medal in a mixed team pistol event as India maintained their spectacular stranglehold

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    It’s True: Dipika Kakar admits converting to Islam post marriage with Shoaib Ibrahim

    Former ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ lead actors Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim got married in Bhopal on February 22. After the marriage, there were rumours that Dipika has converted to Islam. A news portal got the wedding card that had the name Faiza instead of Dipika. While, till now there was no confirmation whether Dipika had converted or not, the leading daily has revealed that she did

  • Turkey to build camps in Syria to settle 170,000 people fleeing from the civil war

    Ankara: Turkey today announced it would establish camps in neighbouring Syria, including near the border in Idlib, to settle 170,000 people fleeing from the civil war. With aid agencies such as the Turkish Red Crescent and the AFAD emergency authority, Turkey, home to over three million refugees from the seven-year Syria conflict, has increasingly helped the displaced in camps on the Syrian side of the border.

  • Pakistan in talks with China to borrow $1 bn as a foreign commercial loan: Report

    Islamabad: Pakistan is in talks with a Chinese financial institution to obtain $1 billion as a foreign commercial loan, a media report said on Tuesday. The report in the Express Tribune said that amid declining foreign exchange reserves, the Pakistan government was in the process of scrutinising the loan term sheets and the agreement between the two nations was expected to be reached in March.