Free Press Journal
  • J Dey’s Killer’s are smart, left no clues: Home Minister

    Mumbai, June 17: Admitting that the police have not found any vital clues in the killing of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil said the killers were smart  not to have left any clue behind. A week after Dey’s murder close to his residence in Mumbai, police have not been able to gather any evidence from the three people who were detained in connection with the case. The three are believed to be

  • CWG scam: ED questioned Kalmadi in Tihar

    New Delhi, Jun 17: The Enforcement Directorate today questioned jailed former Commonwealth Games Organising
    Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi in connection with the money laundering case registered by it in conduct of the sporting event last year.

  • Russian volcano erupts

    Moscow, June 17: A volcano in northern Russia has erupted, and is churning out ash to a height of 10,000 metres, scientists said Friday.

  • Major tragedy averted as bomb found in Guwhati station

    Guwahati, Jun 17: A major tragedy was today averted when a powerful bomb was found by the Railway Police inside  compartment of the Kachenjunga Express during a routine search after its arrival at the railway station here.

  • Delhi Police Justifies Ramdev’s Midnight crackdown in SC

    New Delhi, Jun 17: Delhi Police on friday justified in the Supreme Court its midnight crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters protesting against corruption and black money at the Ramlila Maidan here, saying permission had been given only to hold a yoga camp.

  • 2G scam: CBI opposes Kanimozhi’s bail plea in SC

    New Delhi, Jun 17 (PTI) The CBI today opposed in the Supreme Court the bail plea of DMK MP Kanimozhi and co-accused
    Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar in the 2G case on the ground that if released, they could tamper with evidence and influence witnesses.

  • Maoists Burn construction materials,trucks

    Gaya/Sheohar, June 17: Armed Maoists burned down an office of Bihar State Bridge Construction Corporation (BSBCC) at Sheohar and two trucks at Gaya district in Bihar at the fag end of a 24-hour shut down that ended midnight last night.

  • Raju Gaikwad to lead Pre- Olympic side

    New Delhi Defender Raju Gaikwad has been named captain for Indian football teams pre- Olympic qualifier against Qatar.


    SUMEET NAIK Mumbai Where there is a will, there is a way. After several years of wait Mumbai District Football Association ( MDFA) has finally got an additional ground that too in a hub of sporting activity What could surely be termed as biggest and the most promising destination for football lovers, the new ground situated adjacent to Rang Sharda, Bandra, measures into 11000 sq mts.

  • Bopanna- Qureshi crash out

    Eastbourne/ England The top seeded pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam- ulhaq Qureshi made a shock exit from the ATP Eastbourne event after suffering a straight- set defeat in the doubles quarter- finals. Bopanna and Qureshi, winners of last weeks Gerry Weber Open, lost 5- 7, 3- 6 to the unseeded combination of Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria and Italian Andreas Seppi in the quarterfinals.

  • Saina goes down fighting

    New Delhi Saina Nehwals hopes of defending the Singapore Open title went up in smoke after the Indian lost to Chinese Taipeis Shao Chieh Cheng in a thrilling three- game pre- quarterfinal here on Thursday. The fourth seeded Indian blew a first game advantage to suffer a 21- 8, 10- 21, 19- 21 defeat against world number 10 Shao in a 52- minute second round match at Singapore city on Thursday.


    BoB opens a new regional office at Aurangabad M D Mallya, Chairman & Managing Director, Bank of Baroda, inaugurated the banks new regional office at Aurangabad on Wednesday in the presence of customers and several dignitaries.

  • Gayle blown out of Tests

    ASHISH SHUKLA Jamaica Rebel West Indian cricketer Chris Gayles hopes of making it to the Test squad for the three- match series against India went up in smoke after a stormy meeting with WICB. Not only the Test series starting June 20, Gayle, in fact, has put his entire career in jeopardy after he declined the West Indies Cricket Boards request to retract the comments he made during a radio interview last month

  • Balan with Mads?

    If all goes well, Vidya Balan will have the pleasure of working with Madhuri Dixit at the earliest. Vidya has already been confirmed in the sequel to Ishqiyacalled Dedh Ishqiyameaning Ishqiya 1.5and not Ishqiya 2. Madhuri Dixit has been approached to play the lead and she might take up the offer soon and will start shooting for it after she does the Satte Pe Sattaremake where she is waiting for Sanjay Dutts

  • Nothing but the best

    VIVEK KAR Rati Agnihotri has been a jury member for several award functions like the Global Indian Awards and Gold Awards. And now she is a part of the jury panel for Gold Awards 2011. Speaking about her experience she says, Being a jury member is a tough job. Selecting the best among the top ones is not so easy. As a jury member we have to watch several episodes of all

  • Bhatt refuses Headley head- on

    While Mahesh Bhatts son Rahul Bhatt dutifully pens down his account on his meeting terrorist David Headley, Sr Bhatt is not really concerned about making a film on the subject.

  • Bachchans being targeted

    A big section of the movie industry is putting pressure on the Bachchans now. No it is not the Salman Khan c& which is trying to get the Bachchans perform at the IIFA award, but another section of the industry led by the Aamir Khan c& which has  Delhi Bellyreleasing around the time that the Amitabh Bachchan starring and Abhishek Bachchan produced Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baapreleases.


    LIPIKA VARMA It is very rare that two competing actors are seen as best friends. But Imran Khan who claims to have very few friends in the industry counts Ranbir Kapoor in the list of his  goodfriends.  Ranbir Kapoor is a very good friend of mine. I do talk to him a lot over the phone and even meet him. He is one of those few friends of mine from the industry,alt148