Free Press Journal
  • New Zealand boxer David Nyika’s Commonwealth gold medal stolen

    Wellington: New Zealand boxer David Nyika appealed today for the return of the heavyweight gold medal he won at last month’s Commonwealth Games after it was stolen from his car in Auckland.  Nyika said he was taking the medal to show a young fan at a school in the city when he realised thieves had snatched it from his vehicle.

  • Subhash Ghai to back biopic on Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh aka ‘Osho’

    Cannes: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has joined hands with an Italian production house to produce upcoming biographical drama ‘Osho: Lord of the Full Moon’ – based on the life of late spiritual leader Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh.
    The film, which was announced at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, will be structured as a large-budget India-Italy co-venture, reported The Hollywood Reporter.

  • West Bengal Panchayat Polls: Over 11% polling till 9 am

    Kolkata: Over 11 per cent polling was recorded till 9 am in the West Bengal panchayat polls that was marked by sporadic incidents of violence in which several people were injured today, SEC officials said. Reportedly, one person was killed and three others were injured in South Dinajpur district’s Tapan area after a bomb was hurled outside a polling station.

  • MP Board result 2018: Class 10 and Class 12 results declared, check grades at mpbse.nic.in

    The Madhya Pradesh Board for Secondary Education (MPBSE) has announced the results of Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations today 14 at 10 am. Students can directly check their results. Class 10th students can register for receiving result alerts on mobile and email. Class 12th students can register for updates Students can also check their results on the official website, mpbse.nic.in.

  • 53 killed, 39 in UP, due to lightning, thunderstorms, states MHA; Rahul Gandhi condoles

    New Delhi: As many as 53 people were killed, including 39 in Uttar Pradesh, due to lightning and thunderstorms in four states since last night, the Home Ministry said today. As per information received from state governments, 39 people died in Uttar Pradesh, nine in Andhra Pradesh, four in West Bengal and one in Delhi due to lightning and thunderstorms during the intervening night of May 13 and 14, a ministry spokesperson

  • Four suicide bombers dead in Indonesia police HQ attack: authorities

    Surabaya: Four militants on motorcycles blew themselves up at a police headquarters in Indonesia’s second city Surabaya today, police said, wounding at least 10 people including officers a day after a deadly wave of suicide bombings hit churches.  A young girl who was with the group survived the attack, police said as they revised their initial report that two suicide bombers had participated.

  • Mahanati, Vijay Deverakonda, Allu arjun, Allu Arvind, Mahanati success party, Party pics,

    ‘Mahanati’: Vijay Deverakonda, Allu Arjun and others visit Allu Arvind-hosted party for the film’s success; check out pics

    The biopic on yesteryear’s most celebrated actor Savitri titled Mahanati has turned out to be one of the biggest hits and is still going strong at the box office. As per Pinkvilla’s reports, Mahanati has till now crossed $1 million in the US in less than 5 days of release and the domestic numbers at the box office too look pleasing.

  • mumbai, hike, petrol price in mumbai, hike in petrol price, anger in public

    Petrol, diesel prices hiked after 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus      

    New Delhi: After a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus, petrol price was today hiked by 17 paise a litre and diesel by 21 paise as PSU oil firms began passing on the spike witnessed in international rates to consumers. Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 74.80 per litre from Rs 74.63 while diesel rates were increased to Rs 66.14 a litre from Rs 65.93, according to a price notification issued by

  • Pakistan Army ‘upset’ with Nawaz Sharif over 26/11 comments

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Army is said to be ‘extremely upset’ with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s alleged admission that Pakistan had a significant role to play in the terrorist attacks that took place across Mumbai between November 26 and 29, 2008, which claimed the lives of 166 persons and injured more than 300.

  • Sensex opens higher despite weak macro data   

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 53 points in early trade today despite disappointing macroeconomic data. The 30-share barometer, which had gained 289.52 points in the previous session, was trading higher by 53.21 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 35,589, with realty, oil and gas, healthcare, PSU, banking and capital goods stocks leading the gains.

  • Budget 2018, P Chidambaram, Senior Congress leader, ex-union minister P Chidambaram, Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley

    P. Chidambaram urges states to object 15th Finance Commission

    New Delhi: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Monday urged the chief minister’s and finance minister of all the state to come together and raise an objection on the Terms of Reference (ToR) prescribed by the 15th Finance Commission for allocation of funds to states.

  • Kalasala Babu, Kalasala Babu passes away, Kalasala Babu age, cerebral haemorrhage, RIP Kalasala Babu

    Popular South star Kalasala Babu passes away at 68

    Popular South star Kalasala Babu passed away last night at the Ernakulam Medical Trust Hospital following a cerebral haemorrhage. At the age of 68, Kalasala Babu breathed his last at a hospital where he was undergoing treatment for a heart ailment for three months.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Death toll rises to 38 in dust storm

    Lucknow: The toll from a dust storm that hit parts of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 38, officials said today.  Six people were killed in Kasganj, the worst affected district in the state, an Uttar Pradesh government official said.