Free Press Journal
  • Manohar Parrikar will return to Goa by the end of June: Dhavalikar

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is unwell and undergoing treatment in the US since March 7, will return home by the end of June, state Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar today said. Dhavalikar, a senior minister, is part of a three-member Cabinet Advisory Committee (CAC) that was formed to run the government in Parrikar’s absence.

  • ‘Honour killing’: Hartal hits normal life in Kottayam

    Kottayam/Thiruvananthapuram: Normal life was affected today in Kottayam district following a dawn-to-dusk hartal called by various political parties and Dalit organisations to protest the alleged honour killing of a 23-year-old man. Shops, markets, and business establishments remained closed in several parts of the district while private bus terminus in various towns wore a deserted look in view of the hartal called by parties including the Congress and BJP.

  • Pranab Mukherjee accepts RSS invite for Nagpur event

    New Delhi, The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday said that it’s the greatness of former president and Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee to accept their invitation to address their workers in Nagpur. The RSS invited Mukherjee to address their workers at headquarters in Nagpur on June 7.

  • In video: Girl gang of Veere Di Wedding show their Naagin dance moves on the sets of Ekta Kapoor’s show

    The girl members of Veere Di Wedding are busy promoting their upcoming film. And now a video is going viral on social media where producer Ekta Kapoor shared a Naagin video of on her Twitter account. In the video all the female cast of Veere Di Wedding Kareena Kapoor along with Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania are standing and doing Naagin pose, sharing the video Ekta wrote, “#NAAGIN3 welcomes the

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    CBSE Class 10 results: JNV schools record highest pass percentage

    New Delhi,  Among all the categories of schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) schools recorded the best pass percentage in the Class 10 board exams, while government schools registered the lowest pass percentage. The results of the exams were announced today.

  • Three killed in Belgium shooting

    Brussels: An attacker shot dead two police officers and a civilian in Belgium’s Liege city on Tuesday. The police told the BBC that the attacker was also killed and “neutralised” and the situation was now under control.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Forest fire takes a toll on Rajouri locals’ health

    Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): Amid the wild fire raging in the forests area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district for the past three days, Locals in are complaining of being exposed to a number of health diseases. The students are finding it difficult to continue their schools as the air quality in the area has deteriorated. “Officials are working to control the fire, but it is difficult to do so as no

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    Mumbai: 91-year-old woman dies after tree branch falls on her at Walkeshwar

    Mumbai: A 91-year-old woman died after the branch of a tree fell on her at a residential complex in Walkeshwar Road in south Mumbai, police said today. The incident happened yesterday night in a residential complex near Banganga Lake in Walkeshwar area, an official said.

  • Kairana bypoll: EC orders re-polling at 73 booths after EVM fiasco

    Lucknow: The Election Commission (EC) has ordered repolling on Wednesday at 73 polling booths in Kairana parliamentary constituency where technical snags in EVMs-VPPATs were reported during the by-election on Monday, an official said.

  • Happy birthday Surbhi Jyoti! Have a look at the beautiful photos of the Naagin 3 actress

    Surbhi Jyoti has entertained us with her spectacular performances in the past and is set to romance Pearl V Puri on Ekta Kapoor’s upcoming show ‘Naagin 3’. She is going to replace Mouni Roy. She is popular for her charming looks and beauty and is celebrating her birthday today. Have a look on some of her beautiful photos from her social media profile.

  • Indians account for the maximum tourists in this country

    Kathmandu: Indians continued to account for the maximum number of tourists who last year visited Nepal, which recorded the arrival of nearly one million foreigners, almost 29 per cent up from 2016, according to government data.

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    Mumbai: Fire breaks out in train at CSMT station

    Mumbai, A stationary coach of an Express train today caught fire at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway yard but no one was injured, an official said.

  • Was insecure about my film choices initially: Jimmy Sheirgill

    Mumbai, Actor Jimmy Sheirgill says he initially felt insecure about venturing into the territory of content-driven cinema but today he feels proud of his choices. Jimmy started his acting career with the critically-acclaimed film “Maachis,” directed by Gulzar. He was then seen in Aditya Chopra’s “Mohabbatein” alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan and went on to work in movies like “Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai”, “Dil Hai Tumhaara” and “Dil Vil

  • Indian national dies in fall from Yosemite’s Half Dome trail in US

    New York, A 29-year-old Indian national fell to his death while ascending Yosemite National Park’s famous Half Dome trail, the US National Park Service has said. Asish Penugonda, who lived in New York City, was hiking with friends up the steep north side of Half Dome in the park when he slipped from the cables and fell to his death, his roommate and close friend was quoted as saying by the Mercury

  • PVR Pictures to release supernatural horror film ‘Hereditary’ in India

    New Delhi: PVR Pictures, one of the top production houses in India, has acquired the rights to ‘Hereditary’ for release in the country. Confirmed by Taran Adarsh, a trade analyst and an Indian film critic, the news came in on Tuesday.

  • Violence against Afghan women carried out with impunity: UN

    Kabul: The United Nations issued a blistering report today accusing the Afghan state of violating women’s rights by failing to prosecute criminal violence against them, underscoring widespread gender brutality nearly 17 years after the Taliban’s fall.