Free Press Journal
  • Nawaz Shariff

    Pak votes for change, Nawaz Sharif set for third term as PM

    ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Nawaz Sharif is set for a third term as Pakistan’s Prime Minister as his PML-N party took a massive lead over its rivals in early poll results, making a remarkable comeback from being toppled in a military coup and sent into exile.

  • Pak dares to vote amidst mayhem

    Islamabad : Bombings and street clashes left at least 32 people dead and over 200 others injured on Saturday as millions of Pakistanis defied Taliban threats and voted to elect a new parliament and four provincial assemblies.

  • Traders end stir, so shop till you drop

    Mumbai : Bowing to pressure from customers and worried about losing profits during festival days, retailers have decided to call off their six-day-old strike.

  • Sacked ministers profess innocence

    New Delhi : A day after they were unceremoniously dropped from the union ministry, tainted ministers Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Bansal professed innocence and claimed that they had done nothing wrong.


    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday set into motion a major exercise of a simultaneous reshuffle of both the Union cabinet and the organisation some time next week or latest before the UPA-II government’s fourth anniversary on May 22, under the supervision of its vice-president Rahul Gandhi to have a fighting fit team for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.


    New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is tightening its noose on resigned railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal (64), with damning details emerging from interrogation of eight accused, including his businessman nephew Vijay Singla in the “cash-for-job” scam busted by the agency on Friday last week.

  • Namesake

    GEHNA MEHRA takes a look at the pet names, which have become famous. Alas, sometimes, a 6 foot, 45 year old burly Sardar continues to be called by his pet name Bunty. A 60 year Rishi Kappor is Chintu for life!  Such is life.

  • From Paan to poverty

    There is never quiet or a dull moment outside a paan shop in Mumbai, which is usually teeming with activity. Office goers to auto drivers to college students — the shops see them all! The ubiquitous paan stains tell us the story of the popularity of ‘paan’ in Mumbai.

  • IIM- I to release CAT notification in July

    Indore: More than a week after common admission test ( CAT)- 2013 dates were announced, CAT convenor Dr Rohit Kapoor said that the notification of this year’s test would be issued in July.

  • Meena community mass marriage prog today

    Ujjain: Seventeen couples will tie nuptial knot in a mass marriage programme to be held under the aegis of Meena Kshatriya community at Meena Samaj ki dharmshala on Sunday. According to convener committee president Lalit Jareda, committee is organising mass marriage programme on successive 18th year. Seventeen couples of community will marry under guidance of Pt Shyamnarayan Vyas. Patron Anantnarayan Meena, vice- president Chhitar Singh Dumala, Dinesh Bamnawat, Dinesh


    Ujjain: A programme on agnihotra was organised under the aegis of Vishwa Ayurveda Parishad at Indira Nagar. According to general secretary Dr Ramtirth Sharma, social worker Shikhar Jain was chief guest and Dhanvantri Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya head of department Prof RS Chauhan chaired the programme.

  • Easy as it gets

    Mumbai crush Pune with 5-wickets to spare, move to second spot

  • Kings walk into sunset

    Hyderabad cruise to victory to keep their play-off  hopes alive, while Punjab are out of the league

  • Chennai, Rajasthan set for battle royale

    Jaipur: Playing their last match on home soil, Rajasthan Royals would look to consolidate their number two position in the points table and upstage top-placed title contenders Chennai Super Kings when the two most balanced sides clash in a Pepsi IPL match, today.