Free Press Journal
  • No Bollywood for Isabelle Kaif?

    Mumbai: Katrina Kaif’s sister Isabelle who makes her acting debut in Jean-François Pouliot’s “Dr. Cabbie”, a film about an Indian doctor moonlighting as a taxi driver in the US, is said to have given up plans of pursuing a Bollywood career.

  • Chidambaram reviews performance of PSU insurance firms

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidamabram today reviewed the annual performance of state-owned insurance companies at a meeting with heads of life as well as non-life insurance firms here.

  • Delhi starts drinking real young, before 18

    New Delhi: An astonishing 83.8 percent boys and 64.6 percent girls in Delhi start drinking before age 18, and 11.1 percent boys and 2.1 percent girls spend around Rs.8,000 on alcohol per month, revealed a survey released Monday.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Probe misuse of govt machinery to malign Gadkari: BJP

    Mumbai: Going on the offensive after the Income Tax department said there was no inquiry pending with it against Nitin Gadkari, BJP today sought a probe into what it claimed was the “misuse of government machinery” to malign the image of its former party president.

  • Unseasonal rain claims 11 lives in AP

    Hyderabad: As many as 11 people were killed and crops in over 20 hectares suffered damages due to unseasonal rains that lashed Andhra Pradesh in the last several days.

  • Malaysia rules out releasing raw satellite data to MH370 kin

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia today ruled out releasing raw satellite data to the families of the 239 people on board the crashed MH370, as the transport ministry prepared to table a report on the outcome of a tripartite meeting in Australia on the future of the search for the plane.

  • Muslims vote in large numbers in Varanasi

    Varanasi: Muslims voted in large numbers Monday in Varanasi, where BJP’s prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi is facing a stiff challenge from the AAP and the Congress.

  • Robotic arm that can catch flying objects

    London: With its palm open, this robot is completely motionless. A split second later, it suddenly unwinds and catches all sorts of flying objects thrown in its direction – a tennis racket, a ball, a bottle and so on.

  • Microsoft launches first dual-SIM Lumia for Rs 11,500

    New Delhi: Raising the stakes in the fiercely competitive affordable smartphone market in India, Microsoft today launched its first dual-SIM Lumia smartphone for Rs 11,500.

  • RIL shares up over 3% on notice to govt

    Mumbai: Shares of Reliance Industries gained more than 3 per cent today as the company and its partners BP plc of UK and Canada’s Niko Resources sent an arbitration notice to the government over delays in implementing the revised natural gas prices.

  • dewani case

    ‘NRI honeymoon murder suspect Dewani not yet fit for trial’

    Cape Town: Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani, extradited to South Africa from the UK to face murder charges in the killing of his Indo-Swedish wife, today appeared in a court briefly with his lawyers successfully arguing that he was not yet fit to stand trial.

  • Polls

    Varanasi beats ’09 turnout with 44 pc voting till 3 PM

    Varanasi: Over 44 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 3 P.M. in this temple town, breaching the polling percentage of 42 per cent in 2009 with three hours of voting still remaining in the high-profile constituency where BJP’s Narendra Modi and AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal are in the fray.

  • Low intensity earthquake hits Jamnagar

    Jamnagar: A low intensity earthquake hit areas near Lalpur taluka of Gujarat’s Jamnagar district this morning, state disaster management officials said.

  • Maoists

    Maoists kill two of the four abducted from Koraput

    Koraput (Odisha): Maoists have killed two of the four persons they abducted recently suspecting them to be police informers and released the other two unhurt in Odisha’s Koraput district, police said today.