Free Press Journal
  • World Cup 2014 philosophy: All out attack, goals galore

    Gone are the days when teams at the FIFA World Cup were paranoid about losing and happy to somehow manage a sole point. The new mantra is attack, attack and attack. The result is that the goal count has crossed the 100-mark at the group stage itself.

  • Ad watchdog upholds complaints against 82 campaigns

    Delhi: Advertising sector watchdog ASCI has upheld complaints against 82 “misleading” print and TV ad campaigns in April, including those by Hindustan Unilever, Marico, Tata Sky, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank.

  • I have grown as an actor: Alia

    Hyderabad: Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who has struck gold with her previous two releases, feels she has grown as an actor in the last three years after her debut with ‘Student of the Year’.

  • Sebi slaps Rs 15 lakh fine on 11 entities for non-disclosures

    Mumbai: Capital market regulator Sebi today imposed a collective fine of Rs 15 lakh on 11 entities for failing to make requisite disclosures about change in their shareholding in Suraj Ltd to the stock exchanges last year.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Activist pins hope on Dhoni for blind cricket recognition

    Kolkata: With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) yet to recognise blind cricket in India, renowned blind activist and founding chairman of the World Blind Cricket Council (WBCC) George Abraham, is now pinning hopes on Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

  • AP CM tells Centre to rename Hyderabad airport after NTR

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today expressed hope that Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi international airport will be renamed after TDP founder N T Rama Rao.

  • Modi writes to Sheikh Hasina; pledges to strengthen ties

    Dhaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, pledging to further strengthen the framework of ties even as he hoped that a “new era” of cooperation would be fostered across South Asia to ignite the collective surge for prosperity.

  • Mumbai: Actor Riteish Deshmukh says he is elated with the success of ‘Humshakals’ but he is also worried about the box office fate of ‘Ek Villain’ as he feels that the comedy may eat into the business of his next release tomorrow.

  • Pakistan asks Afghanistan not to let militants in

    Islamabad: Pakistan urged Afghanistan Thursday to take necessary measures to stop entry of terrorists fleeing from North Waziristan into the neighbouring country, media reported.

  • NASA

    Solar atmosphere much larger than previously thought: NASA

    Washington: In a significant discovery that will have bearing on NASA’s upcoming Solar Probe Plus mission, scientists have found that the sun’s corona – the vast atmosphere of solar particles that surround the sun – is even larger than previously thought, extending out some five million miles or eight million km above the sun’s surface.

  • Modi invites Hasina to visit India

    Dhaka:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to visit India.

  • sensex down

    Sensex drops 251 pts as oil, gas scrips slip on price decision

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today fell about 251 pts, posting its biggest drop in six days, as shares of ONGC and Reliance Industries skidded after a decision to hike natural gas prices was deferred and investors adopted a cautious stance on expiry of monthly derivative contracts.

  • venkaiah naidu

    Congress may get prestigious PAC, hints Naidu

    New Delhi:  Congress may get Chairmanship of the prestigious Public Accounts of Committee (PAC) but still there is no guarantee whether it will get the post of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.