Free Press Journal
  • Fear grips residents in Greater Noida after building collapse

    New Delhi: People living in the Shahberi village in Greater Noida saw a dark dust cloud in the sky on Tuesday evening as they ran out of their houses thinking that it was an earthquake, not realising that two buildings in the area had collapsed. “We were having food when the earth shook as if due to a quake. We ran out, but we realised that a building had collapsed. When we rushed for

  • Imran Khan fails to appear before Pakistan anti-graft body in government helicopter misuse case

    Peshawar: Imran Khan today failed to appear before Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog in connection with an inquiry against the alleged misuse of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government’s helicopters, causing a loss of Rs 2.1 million to the national exchequer, media reports said today. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had issued a notice to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman last week to appear before the NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa office here today as part of the probe

  • Centre dissolves 28-yr-old Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal

    New Delhi: The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT), constituted on June 2, 1990, has been dissolved by the Centre as it stated that all the disputes over sharing of the river water among states had reached a “finality” and the panel was no longer needed.

  • South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary

    Johannesburg: South Africans celebrated their late President Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary on Wednesday, remembering the life and legacy of the anti-apartheid leader and the country’s first black President through solidarity events, art and sport.

  • Donald Trump offers fresh defence of summit with Putin

    Washington: US President Donald Trump, a day after trying to do damage control, offered a fresh defence on Wednesday of his summit with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, by saying that his widely panned news conference was appreciated by “many people at the higher ends of intelligence”.

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    Karnataka: 3 girls sexually abused for months; One arrested, 4 others absconding

    Mangaluru: Three teenage girls from Mysuru were allegedly sexually abused for several months by five men, one of whom, suspected to be the main accused, has been arrested, police said today. The arrested man has been identified as Aban (30) from Mangaluru, police sources said, adding, they were on the lookout for four of his accomplices from Bhatkal, Mangaluru and Bengaluru.

  • Mob lynching: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad may speak to WhatsApp again over steps to curb rumours

    New Delhi: The IT Ministry is of the view that WhatsApp has not addressed all concerns raised by the government on curbing fake messages that incite mob lynching incidents, and may reach out to the messaging platform again in a few days, a senior official said today. “We will have to reach out to WhatsApp again… This only happens when one is not entirely satisfied with earlier response,” a senior IT Ministry official told PTI.

  • Shaleen Bhanot looking for positive roles

    Actor Shaleen Bhanot says he has not played a “quintessential hero” for the longest time so he would like to play that first. “This year I am not in haste. I want to do something good. For me, work is always good. It is never bad but when I say ‘good work’, I mean to play a good character and not a bad one,” Shaleen told IANS.

  • Monsoon session of Goa Assembly to commence tomorrow

    Panaji: The monsoon session of the Goa Assembly will begin tomorrow with the opposition parties planning to corner the BJP-led government on the issues like non-resumption of mining operations and use of formalin in fish. The session, which will have 12 working days, is scheduled to culminate on August 3.

  • Indian Air Force to join ‘Pitch Black’ warfare exercise in Australia

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is for the first time participating in the multinational “Pitch Black” warfare exercise in Australia. The IAF contingent for the July 24-August 18 biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise will consist of 145 air-warriors including Garud team, four Su-30MKI fighters, one C-130 special operations aircraft and one C-17 transporter, an IAF spokesperson said.

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    Congress President Rahul Gandhi attacks government using pop quiz

    New Delhi: A day after social activist Swami Agnivesh was attacked in Jharkhand by a group, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the government using a pop quiz that asked people to the name the “perpetrator of hatred and fear”.

  • Watch: Kajol recreates Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’s iconic ‘Gamla’ scene in this absolutely hilarious video

    The evergreen Kajol has always been one of the most favourite actresses of all time. While her onscreen characters have been pretty interesting, Kajol is always outspoken and pretty much does what she always likes. As Karan Johar often says, Kajol is loud and noisy at all times. Speaking of Karan Johar, his film ‘Kabhi Khushi Khabhie Gham’ had Kajol as the central character. Her iconic role