Free Press Journal
  • Dipika kicks of association with adidas’ women’s campaign

    New Delhi: India’s number one female squash player Dipika Pallikal has kicked off her association with adidas as the sports apparel major signed the world number 11 for its latest women’s campaign ‘all in for #mygirls’.

  • VVPAT to enable electors to check wrong vote

    Raipur: Electors in Chhattisgarh will be able to challenge their vote if difference appears in the paper slip generated from Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trial, an independent verifying system attached to EVMs, and the actual vote cast by them.
    For the first time, VVPAT system will be used in Chhattisgarh which will enable the voters to see the vote cast by them, chief electoral officer Sunil Kujur said.

  • Muslims to play key role in Chandni Chowk

    New Delhi: In the demographically colourful and historically significant Chandni Chowk constituency, a blockbuster contest is in the offing among Congress’ Kapil Sibal, BJP’s Harsh Vardhan and AAP’s journalist-turned- politician Ashutosh to win the prestigious seat.

  • IPL tickets online sale starts tomorrow

    Dubai: The online sale of tickets for the seventh edition of the IPL, the first half of which has been shifted here due to the general elections in India, will start tomorrow.

  • Gold falls for fourth day on sustained selling, global cues

    New Delhi: Gold fell for the fourth straight day as prices shed Rs 10 to Rs 29,250 per 10 grams in the national capital today on sustained selling by stockists against sluggish demand amid a weakening global trend.

  • Badal speaking ‘outright lies’ on Op Blue Star: Amarinder

    Amritsar: Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh today took a dig at Parkash Singh Badal, alleging that he was speaking “outright lies”, a day after the Punjab chief minister denied secret meeting with any Congress leader before Operation Bluestar.

  • Fin Min study to assess quantum of black money complete

    New Delhi: The much-touted study to assess quantum of black money stashed in India and abroad has been completed by one of the three institutes engaged by the Finance Ministry about three years back.

  • Antony claims RSS working behind BJP’s poll process

    Thrissur: Defence Minister A K Antony today claimed the RSS is working behind the election process for BJP and the saffron party has put up candidates as per the advice of the Sangh, even as the Congress leader said Narendra Modi becoming

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    I will defeat Modi, never join BJP: Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal
    New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday vowed to defeat BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi and denied speculation that he might join the BJP.

  • BJP to launch voice portal campaign

    New Delhi: Using technology to connect, BJP is launching a Voice Portal service to target lakhs of mobile users and connect with maximum number of voters especially youth.

  • Night owls more likely to be single

    Washington: Night owls are more likely to be single or in short-term romantic relationships as compared to early birds, a new study has found.

  • Chile quake tsunami may reach Japan Thursday

    Tokyo: The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said Wednesday that the tsunami caused by strong quake off Chile could reach Japanese coasts early Thursday morning.

  • Human Rights Watch asks Bangladesh to find killers of labour activist Aminul Islam

    New York: Human Rights Watch has come down hard on the Bangladeshi Government, asking it to publicly explain what efforts have been made to investigate the abduction, torture, and killing of the labor rights activist Aminul Islam two years ago, including alleged links to state officials. While police have filed charges against a missing suspect, there have been no apparent efforts to investigate allegations that members of Bangladeshi security forces were part

  • Lok Sabha polls: Candidates in Goa urge voters to exercise their franchise

    Panaji: In a bid to increase awareness among people for greater participation in the upcoming general elections, a non-governmental organisation in Goa organised a direct interaction between people and candidates from different parties to encourage people to exercise their voting right.