Free Press Journal
  • Goalline technology to debut in World Cup

    Rio de Janeiro: Goalline technology will be used at FIFA World Cup matches for the first time in Brazil to avoid the referees’ misjudgement on controversial kicks at goalline.

  • FIFA Congress concludes with doors open for Blatter re-election

    Sao Paulo: The 64th FIFA Congress concluded here with the proposed crucial term limits and age limits for FIFA officials vetoed, which paved the way for 78-year-old Sepp Blatter to pursue his consecutive fifth presidency.

  • 4, including scribe, held for extorting money posing as cops

    Thane: Four persons, including a journalist, have been arrested for allegedly impersonating policemen and extorting money from a woman by accusing her of carrying out prostitution at her home, police said today.

  • Prakash Javadekar

    Environment ministry clearances to be ‘policy based’

    New Delhi: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Thursday said the government will evolve “policy based solutions” for the pending environment clearances, adding the delay in clearances for defence projects has been due to their case-by-case consideration.

  • Noisy scenes for 2nd day in assembly over TN’s claim on dams

    Thiruvananthapuram: Noisy scenes were witnessed for the second consecutive day today in the assembly over Tamil Nadu’s claim on four dams located within the state, even as Chief Minister Oommen Chandy made it clear that these dams would continue to be part of Kerala.

  • Use of peacekeepers for internal conflicts short-sighted:India

    United Nations: India has termed as “short-sighted” and “unsustainable” the approach of the UN Security Council to use peacekeepers for tackling internal political conflicts in troubled nations, saying such an approach will lead to “unprovoked and unnecessary” casualties.

  • Saif Ali khan

    Saif mimicks dad-in-law in film, says it’s to honour him

    Mumbai:  Saif Ali Khan will be seen mimicking his father-in-law Randhir Kapoor in the forthcoming Bollywood entertainer “Humshakals”. He believes imitation is the highest form of flattery, and this is a way of honouring him.

  • Arun Jaitley

    LS polls a macrocosm of the best of twitter in India: Jaitley

    Washington: Describing the just concluded Lok Sabha elections as a microcosm of the best of Twitter in India, the social media giant has now set the ambitious target of reaching out to every citizen of the country.

  • No end to learning from Big B, says his ‘Yudh’ son

    New Delhi: After rejections and dejections, landing a role as Amitabh Bachchan’s son in the megastar’s debut fiction TV series “Yudh” has turned out to be a “big confidence booster” for young actor Pavail Gulati. He says the 71-year-old veteran’s generosity and knowledge is a learning experience.

  • 12 injured in clashes in Meerut

    Meerut: At least 12 persons, including a woman, were injured in a clash between two groups belonging to a particular community, police said today.

  • No proposal to increase urea prices, says govt

    New Delhi: There is no proposal for raising urea prices and the rates would remain at current level, Fertiliser Minister Ananth Kumar has said.

  • Court to decide afresh maintenance awarded to woman

    New Delhi: The amount of maintenance awarded to a woman in a domestic violence case will be decided afresh by a Delhi court after her husband claimed that her income was more than his earnings.