Free Press Journal
  • Lok Sabha elections fail to rev up SUV sales this year

    New Delhi: The familiar large convoys of SUVs and utility vehicles such as Bolero, Scorpio, Innova, Fortuner and Endeavour leaving behind a trail of dust as netas criss-cross for campaigns haven’t translated into big-bang sales of these vehicles around 2014 Lok Sabha polls, which are dubbed as most expensive in country’s history.

  • Lok Sabha elections fail to rev up SUV sales this year

    New Delhi: The familiar large convoys of SUVs and utility vehicles such as Bolero, Scorpio, Innova, Fortuner and Endeavour leaving behind a trail of dust as netas criss-cross for campaigns haven’t translated into big-bang sales of these vehicles around 2014 Lok Sabha polls, which are dubbed as most expensive in country’s history.

  • Online spoofs: Parties battle it out in virtual world

    New Delhi:  “Kattar soch nahi yuva josh” is replaced by “Koi Soch Nahi, Khali Pili ka Josh” in an online spoof of a Congress advertisement, one of the many parodies flooding the digital space as political parties mock each other in a no-holds barred slugfest.

  • Cong-NCP aim to reverse fortunes in BJP-dominated Khandesh

    Nashik: NCP’s Chhagan Bhujbal, its party chief Sharad Pawar’s daughter-in-law Bharati and BJP’s Heena Gavit are among the contestants in eight Lok Sabha seats in Khandesh region including Nandurbar, from where Congress’ 80- year-old Manikrao Gavit is seeking a record 10th straight term.

  • Royal couple arrive in Sydney for Down Under tour

    Sydney: Britain’s Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, arrived in sunny Sydney today to the cheers of thousands of fans as they kicked off their tour of Australia.

  • Woman, children run over by train

    Malda (WB): Three members of a family a woman and her two little children — were run over by a speeding train and killed while crossing railway tracks in Malda district, GRP sources said today.

  • Five injured

    Salem (TN):  Five persons were today injured when devotees set off crackers during a local temple festival.

  • Search operations for missing plane resume

    Perth: Search for the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 would continue today with upto 11 military aircraft, three civilian aircraft and 11 ships assisting in operations.

  • FIR against 10 persons for burning effigy of EC

    Sambhal (UP):  An FIR has been registered against 10 persons for burning an effigy of the Election Commission to protest against the poll body’s ban on rallies of SP leader Mohd Azam Khan in UP.

  • 5 dead, 15 injured in Philippine bus accident

    Manila: At least five people including a 2-year-old boy were killed and 15 others were injured Wednesday when a passenger bus rammed a stalled truck along the highway in eastern Philippines’ Camarines Sur province at the start of the Easter week exodus of vacationers to provinces, police said.

  • Jharkhand Police recover crude bombs ahead of polling

    Ramgarh (Jharkhand): The Jharkhand Police has recovered three bombs in the state after receiving tip-off from villagers, ahead of scheduled polls as security personnel airlifted polling officers to respective booths in Maoist-infested areas.

  • Two dead, scores missing as S. Korea ferry sinks

    Seoul:  South Korea said today that two people were killed and more than 100 missing after a ferry capsized at sea with 477 people on board — mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.

  • Girls’ suffer bad romance more than boys

    New York:  Caught in a bad romantic relationship? Do not give a damn if things go wrong especially if you are a girl. Else, you may suffer mentally a lot when romances unfold differently than you imagined.