Free Press Journal
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    Didi to play big brother

    New Delhi : A pre-poll national survey conducted by a TV channel shows though NDA will make significant strides in the general elections, no single pre-poll formation would be in a position to form the government.

  • Cong to untie t-tangle today, rushes forces

    New Delhi : Ending prolonged uncertainty over separate statehood for the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, the Congress Working Committee is expected to give its approval for the creation of this new state on Tuesday.

  • Cop On Stretcher

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Additional Director General of Police PP Pandey, an accused in the Ishrat Jahan case, was brought into the CBI special court on Monday on a stretcher. He was hospitalised the day before with chest pain. The Supreme Court had given him an ultimatum to appear in the court on Monday and then seek anticipatory bail. The hearing on his bail petition will continue on Wednesday.

  • Jet-Etihad deal gets nod, but with riders

    New Delhi : The Foreign Investment Promotion Board on Monday, after a 90-minute meeting, gave its conditional approval to the Rs. 2,058 crore Jet-Etihad deal, which envisages a sale of 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways to Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways.

  • Now, HC has road rage over potholes

    Mumbai : Taking suo motu cognizance of the bad condition of roads, the Bombay High Court on Monday issued show cause notices to the state government, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation, the Thane Municipal Corporation and the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation.

  • Full Opp in attendance in mock session

    Mumbai  : The opposition, which happily boycotts the House at the drop of a hat, on Monday chose to protest against the government by staging a ‘sit-in’ inside the House.

  • UK to demand $4,630 bond for visitor visa

    London : Britain’s Home Office confirmed on Monday it will demand a 3,000 pound ($4,630) refundable bond for visas for “high-risk” visitors from six former colonies in Africa and Asia — a pilot scheme that has elicited warnings at home and abroad that it will damage trade.

  • Pope on gays: Who am I to judge, we are brothers…

    Rome : Pope Francis has uttered some of the most compassionate words that have ever emanated from any pontiff on gays. He has said they should not be judged or marginalised and should be integrated into society.

  • Saina delighted to be in same team as Hidayat

    Getting to train and play along with Taufik Sir is going to be brilliant. It will be the best part about playing the league. I’m sure his presence will be a great morale booster. Fans would love to watch him on courts Saina Nehwal Hyderabad Hotshots shuttler

  • Awadhe Warriors to replace Thai player

    New Delhi: Indian Badminton League asked IBL franchisee Awadhe Warriors to find a replacement for Thai shuttler Maneepong Jongjit who has been put under investigation by world federation for an on-court brawl with a fellow shuttler in an international tournament last week.

  • India clinch Chess Oly title

    Kolkata: India regained the team title in World Youth (Under-16) Chess Olympiad after a gap of five years with a resounding victory over Iran in the final round in Chongqing, China today.

  • Chhetri keen to leverage on Westwood’s experience

    Bangalore: Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri, who has signed for newly unveiled Bengaluru Football Club (BFC), is betting on the club’s English manager Ashley Westwood’s leadership qualities for making an impact in the I-league season.

  • RTI will apply to BCCI: Justice Mudgal

    New Delhi: The BCCI will have to come under the ambit of Right to Information Act if it wants to use ‘India’ as its national team’s name, Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed the committee constituted to draft the Sports Development Bill 2013, said on Monday.

  • I-League coaches praise national team manager

    Mumbai: The first module of the AFC Pro Licence Course concluded at the Cooperage with national coach Wim Koevermans, a reputed UEFA Pro-Licence Instructor in Europe, acting as the course instructor and was hailed by the participants as a good learning experience.

  • Shastri Nagar ease to victory

    Mumbai: Hard-working Shastri Nagar FC enjoyed a good outing as they romped to a fluent 4-1 victory over Prince FC in a Third Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2013-14, at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Monday.

  • Montek admits to flaws in assessing poverty criteria

    New Delhi :  In the wake of a major uproar over poverty estimates, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Monday admitted that the method of tabulating the number of poor is “abstract” and said it is being reworked.