Free Press Journal
  • Brazil football legend Ronaldinho set to marry 2 woman at the same time

    Washington D.C: Seems like a double heartbreak is awaiting for all the female fans of Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho. The former footballer is planning to marry two women at the same time in August, at his home in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Sensex soars for 2nd day; Nifty tops 10,600-level

    Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex surged over 261 points to finish at 34,924.87 today, led by gains in energy, metal, infrastructure, auto and banking stocks.

  • Prince William to visit Israel, Palestinian territories

    London: Britain’s Prince William is to become the first UK royal to make an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories next month.The Duke of Cambridge will begin his five-day tour of the Middle East on behalf of the British government in Amman, the capital of Jordan, on June 24 and end in Jerusalem. He will also visit the Jordanian city of Jerash, Tel Aviv in Israel and the Palestinian city of Ramallah.

  • First stage of Maharashtra cop’s sex-change surgery successful

    Mumbai, Lalita Salve (29), a police constable from Maharashtra’s Beed district, today underwent the first stage of her sex reassignment surgery (SRS) at the state-run St. George’s Hospital here. “The first stage of surgery got over successfully today. The second stage operation will be conducted after six months,” Dr Rajat Kapoor, plastic surgeon, said after the surgery. Salve, who had received the final nod from the Maharashtra government for the surgery recently,

  • Peak age for first sex among Indian women is 15-19: Survey

    If you are having your first sexual encounter after the age of 30 then you belong to a small group in India. However more than 90 percent of first sexual encounters happen before the age of 30, according to to data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), a large-scale nationally representative survey conducted in 2015-16, said a Livemint report.

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    4 years of Narendra Modi government: A complete report card

    The Bhartiya Janta Party is completing four years in office after emerging as the strongest and most influential party that made Congress lose tragically. It was not less than a surprise when the BJP claimed the chair on their name leaving the opposition shocked. The BJP rose to power by laying a sea of promises. With the term of office nearing its end, the BJP has already started its preparations for the

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    Kareena Kapoor Khan: I am a fan-built star, I have had successes and failures

    Mumbai: Actor Kareena Kapoor believes the secret to her longevity in the film industry is striking a balance between commercial and alternative cinema. Kareena says that one should never get stuck to any one genre as that gets boring and there is the added risk of getting typecast. Her aim is to cater to all sorts of audience.

  • Anti-sterlite protests in Tuticorin

    Anti Sterlite Protest: People in North Sri Lanka protest over firing in Tuticorin

    Colombo: A group of people in Sri Lanka’s north district today protested against the police firing on the protesters in Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu that killed at least 13 people.On Tuesday, police opened fire on the protesters agitating against the expansion of the Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin, killing 13 protesters, including two women.

  • Life term to man for stabbing 85-yr-old man, his son to death

    New Delhi, A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for stabbing an 85-year-old man and his son to death six years ago when they were sleeping in their house. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Jain handed down the jail term to the man, a south Delhi resident, for murder and imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on him. “Considering the gravity of offence, the convict needs a

  • IPL most searched word online: Study

    New Delhi, The Indian Premier League (IPL) has become one of the largest sporting extravaganza in the world with the search volume for keyword “IPL” being 1.8 million, according to a study conducted by SEMrush, a Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and search analytics software. The software provides intelligence data, including website traffic information, keywords projected AdWords spend, and other SEO-related data. The SEMrush’s research, which digs into the online user behaviour of

  • Iraq orders probe after voting machines fail hacking test

    Baghdad: Iraqi authorities have launched an inquiry into this month’s parliamentary elections after intelligence services found that the voting machines used were vulnerable to hacking. The May 12 poll delivered a shock win for populist cleric Moqtada Sadr, who faces a huge task to form a governing coalition despite winning the most seats in parliament.

  • Minimal info, data purpose critical in ensuring privacy, protection of user information: Experts

    New Delhi, The concept of “minimal data” and “data purpose” have become increasingly relevant at a time when many apps are seeking blanket consent from users to access unrelated data, according to privacy experts. A panel discussion on ‘Future of Governance’ hosted by India International Centre (IIC) in collaboration with Niti Aayog and Centre for Policy Research (CPR) saw eminent speakers converge to discuss threadbare the complex nuances of data privacy.

  • Want to make Bangabandhu Bhavan here, says Mamata Banerjee

    Santiniketan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed her government’s desire to build a Bangabandhu Bhavan in the memory of Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Banerjee was speaking at the inauguration of Bangladesh Bhavan in the presence of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is the daughter of Mujibur Rahman. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also attended the function.

  • 4 years of Narendra Modi! Time to meet 5 other famous ‘chaiwallahs’

    It has been four years since Narendra Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India post the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections that were won by Bharatiya Janata Party. Modi received a large chunk of backlash and praise for various reasons during his campaign. However, it was the chai (tea) that changed the Indian political scenario. Modi, who started off as a tea vendor or chaiwallah,