Free Press Journal
  • ‘Kashmir’ sacrificed for ‘Mission 2019’

    Political compulsions seem to be a reason for the BJP and PDP parting ways in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday after their over three year old alliance left both parties apparently wary of their political base shrinking in view of feedback that things had not worked out as desired and could continue the same way till the Lok Sabha polls. The parties had formed the coalition despite having major differences of views

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    52 Indians held at Oregon detention centre in US

    Washington: A group of 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, has been held at a detention centre in the US State of Oregon for being part of a large contingent of illegal immigrants seeking asylum, an American lawmaker has said.

  • Manjula Shetye murder case: Court frame charges against six female jail officials of Byculla prison

    Mumbai: A special women’s court on Tuesday framed charges against six female jail officials of Byculla prison, accused of assaulting and murdering inmate Manjula Shetye. Special judge Shayna Patil has framed the charges under the heads of criminal conspiracy, murder, criminal intimidation and destruction of evidence. Standing in the dock are Jailer Manisha Pokhar-kar and Constables Bindu Naikade, Waseema Shaikh, Shital Shegaonkar, Surekha Gulve and Aarti Shingne.

  • Tripura government presents Rs 16,387 cr tax-free budget for 2018-19

    Agartala (Tripura): Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma presented a Rs 16,387.21 crore tax-free budget for the financial year 2018-19. Tabling the budget on the first day of the assembly session on Tuesday, Dev Varma, who holds the Finance portfolio, said that there is no deficit in the budget.

  • Resignations of BJP MLAs not handed over to Mehbooba Mufti

    New Delhi: The BJP, Mufti Mehbooba’s coalition partner of three years, was not the one to inform her of the break-up. Sources say Ms Mufti was in her office when she received a phone call from Governor NN Vohra. Soon after the governor’s call, Mufti went to his residence and resigned.

  • England sets new record ODI total of 481/6 against Australia, wins series

    Nottingham: England set a new world record total of 481 for six as they beat Australia by 242 runs to win the third one-day international at Trent Bridge. Victory gave 2019 World Cup hosts England an unbeatable 3-0 lead in their five-match series with the world champions.

  • Abhinav Kapoor makes a comeback after a six-year break

    Abhinav Kapoor feels happy and fortunate to be a part of “Dil Hi Toh Hai”. “I am happy and fortunate to be part of the show and it is special for me as it will mark my comeback after six long years. My first show ever was ‘Kkavyanjali’,” Abhinav said in a statement.  The actor added: “I have also worked in shows like ‘Karam Apnaa Apnaa’, ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’, ‘Kahe Naa Kahe’.

  • Igniting Your Engine

    In 1859, a French tight-rope walker named Charles Blondin ran a small advertisement in the New York Times stating that on a particular he would cross the Niagara Falls on a tight rope. In case, you have not visited the Niagara Falls it may be hard to appreciate the enormity of Blondin’s venture. The Niagara Falls are 1100 feet across, which is nearly four football fields in length. The falls are 167

  • World Refugee Day: 5 refugee stories that will melt your heart

    They are needy, courageous but determined. For them, every day is a nightmare. They are refugees. Every year thousands of them travel through boats, trucks to find themselves a safe haven. Many countries consider refugees as a threat as they use their resources. The value of human life is a small cost that is paid for someone’s greedy motives. There are numerous lives lost during such violence. But there are some who

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    Japan make history with win against a 10-man team

  • ‘Papa! Papa!’ Heartbreaking audio stokes rage over Trump’s separation policy

     Brownsville (US) : An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a US immigration facility took centre stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.