Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan General Elections 2018: Everything you need to know

    Pakistan’s National Assembly elections are to be held on July 25, and it has grabbed eyeballs of world media. Incidents like terror bombing in rallies and military interference have made the life of citizens worst in the country. And Pakistan Muslim League chief Nawaz Sharif and daughter are facing corruption charges and Nawaz had to resign from his PM post after the court orders. All this shows that Pakistan is going through worst

  • Kangana Ranaut-starrer ‘Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi’ teaser to be out with Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’

    In the weekend gone by, we had reported that ‘Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi‘, that celebrates the power of a woman ruler, will be releasing during the Republic Day weekend in 2019. And now, before that, on the forthcoming Independence Day, we will get a glimpse of the Kangana Ranaut starrer in its teaser. The said teaser will release alongside the release of one of the most

  • Rogers Cup 2018: Roger Federer withdraws with longevity in mind

    London: Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has pulled out of next month’s Rogers Cup due to scheduling issues. Announcing his withdrawal, the 36-year-old said that he enjoyed playing in the tournament last year, but he would not be able to participate this year keeping in mind the longevity of his career.

  • Shocking! Business class passenger tweets pic of ‘bedbug bites’ in Air India’s US-Mumbai flight

    A female passenger named Soumya Shetty who travelled with her three kids to US-Mumbai Air India flight last week tweeted a disturbing picture of bedbug bites on her arm. To note, Shetty is the second passenger in a week to complain about bedbugs on the same flight. She alleges that despite her complaint to the flight attendant, she was forced to sleep in the same seat and got a seat change only

  • Human Trafficking: Prostitution worst form of slavery, says DCW chief Swati Maliwal

    New Delhi: DCW chief Swati Maliwal today said prostitution was the “worst form of slavery” and legalising the trade would promote trafficking. She also questioned the experts vouching for legalising the trade and said only poor women would be pushed into it if prostitution was allowed under the law. “I am not at all in support of legalisation of prostitution. Prostitution I think is the worst form of slavery and it will only promote trafficking. Only

  • Mumbai: Part of ceiling in Vashi’s Raghuleela Mall collapses; Watch video

    A part of the ceiling in Vashi’s Raguleela Mall collapsed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, no injuries have been reported. Vashi’s Raghuleela Mall is one of the main attraction in Navi Mumbai where thousands of people flock for shopping during weekends and festivities. The mall is located opposite Vashi railway station.

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    Maratha Kranti Morcha: All you need to know about rallies that are creating an uproar in Maharashtra

    Maratha Kranti Morcha, a protest demanding reservation in jobs and education institution in Maharashtra, created unrest on July 23, when 28-year-old Kakasaheb Dattatraya Shinde, member of the ‘Sakal Maratha Kranti Thok Morcha’, died after jumping into the Godavari River in Aurangabad’s Gangapur taluka. Shinde was employed as the driver of a local Shiv Sena leader. The incident came a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ remark claiming protests would erupt if

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    Suspended Sri Lanka opener Danushka Gunathilaka out of South Africa ODIs

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s suspended opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was left out Tuesday from the 15-man squad to play the five-match one-day international series against the touring South African side. Gunathilaka, 27, was suspended on Sunday by Sri Lanka Cricket over a “misconduct” charge after a close associate of his was arrested for allegedly raping a Norwegian woman in the team hotel in Colombo.

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    Maratha reservation protest: Maratha outfit calls for bandh in Thane, Navi Mumbai tomorrow

    Mumbai: A constable died and another was injured in stone pelting today as a state-wide protest called by outfits seeking reservation for the Maratha community turned violent with agitators classing with police and torching vehicles in Aurangabad and adjoining districts of Maharashtra. As the stir for reservation in jobs and education intensified, the Maratha Kranti Morcha, which is spearheading the agitation, also decided to call for a Mumbai

  • Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

    Bangkok: Hundreds of people are missing and an unknown number believed dead after a partly-constructed hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed, sending flash floods surging through six villages, state media reported today. Communist Laos is traversed by a vast network of rivers and there are several dams being built or are planned in the impoverished and landlocked country, which exports most of its hydropower energy to neighbouring countries like Thailand.

  • Sensex, Nifty scale new peaks on earnings optimism      

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty closed at life-time high levels today after robust buying in metal, realty and capital goods stocks on the back of encouraging earnings. The BSE Sensex continued its record setting spree for a second day as it gained 106.50 points to close at fresh peak of 36,825.10.

  • Indian-origin World Bank economist Aakansha Pande drowns at Bali beach

    Jakarta: A young Indian-origin senior economist working with the World Bank drowned after strong currents pulled her away while she was swimming in a restricted area at a beach in Bali, the Indonesian media reported. The beach lifeguard tried to save the 37-year-old Aakansha Pande, who resided in Singapore, and took her to Siloam Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival, The Jakarta Post reported.

  • BSP will contest in alliance only if gets respectable number of seats: Mayawati clears to Congress

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday clearly stated they will forge an alliance with the Congress party only if they are offered a respectable number of seats. Mayawati’s reaction came amid reports that she asked the Congress party to forge an alliance in election-bound states including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan.

  • Pakistan set for elections amid uncertainty

    Islamabad: Pakistanis will vote on Wednesday to elect a new National Assembly and provincial assemblies in an election campaign marred by terror attacks, hundreds of arrests and accusations of interference by the military.