Free Press Journal
  • Radio taxi facility in city soon

    BHOPAL : Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) will provide the facility of radio taxiunder public transport service in the city. A trial run of new cars for radio taxi was conducted on Tuesday. BMC commissioner VisheshGadpale and DIG, Bhopal range, DrShrinivasVerma took trials and sought information about the technology,model and (more…)

  • In-form Jitu Rai becomes World No.1 pistol shooter

    New Delhi :  After winning three medals in the ISSF World Cups in Munich and Slovenia recently, in-form Indian shooter Jitu Rai today achieved the world’s number one ranking in air pistol event.

  • Joining the war in Iraq not practically possible: Clerics

    Mumbai : Both the Shia and the Sunni community leaders in Mumbai feel that taking an oath to go to Iraq to protect the holy shrines of Shia Muslims in Iraq and if need be fighting in the war against ISIS is not practically possible. This comes after reports appeared of around 25,000 Shia Muslims in New Delhi taking an oath and filing a petition to go to Iraq.

  • ‘My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat’

    London/Wellington :  “I am a cheat,” New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent said while admitting that he had indulged in fixing several matches, including one involving Kolkata Knight Riders, after which he was banned from cricket for life.

  • Deeksha makes Armaan nervous

    Armaan Jain, who would be making his Bollywood debut along with Deeksha Seth in ‘Lekar Hum Deewana Dil’, says that he was very nervous working with his co-star because of her experience of “seven films”. Apparently though this is Deeksha’s first Hindi film, she has worked down south in Tamil and Telugu films earlier.

  • CBI lens on role of some more netas

    New Delhi : Role of some more prominent political leaders from West Bengal in the Saradha scam are under the scanner of CBI which is now focusing on calculating losses incurred to investors.

  • S’pore businessman found guilty in sex-for-fixing case

    Singapore: A Singaporean businessman was found guilty of corruption on Tuesday after a judge ruled that he offered three Lebanese referees free services of prostitutes in return for rigging future matches.

  • HC stays recovery from Docs

    BHOPAL : The Madhya Pradesh Medical Officers Association president Dr Ajay Khare said that the High Court had stayed the order of the state government regarding recovery from the wages of doctors The Association had filed a writ petition in High Court protesting the state government order. Khare said, “Four-tier wages was (more…)

  • Dalwai alleges cover-up in Pune techie murder case

    Mumbai : Rajya Sabha MP and Congress leader Hussain Dalwai on Tuesday alleged that police officers investigating the Mohsin Shaikh murder case were trying to cover it up, and they should be dismissed for the failure to nab the masterminds of the crime.

  • Delhi HC to hear Teva’s plea on Copaxone as SC rejects Natco

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court rejected a plea by Natco Pharma and said the Delhi High Court will hear Israeli drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd’s petition seeking direction to stop Natco Pharma Ltd from manufacturing and exporting ‘Glatiramer Acetate’, a generic version of Teva Pharma’s multiple sclerosis drug, Copaxone, to the US or elsewhere.

  • Roger, Stan set up all-Swiss duel

    London :  Seven-time champion Roger Federer will take on close friend Stan Wawrinka in the Wimbledon quarter-finals after both men hurried to victory just in time to watch their native Switzerland tackle mighty Argentina in the World Cup.

  • Preity Zinta

    Zinta: the new bandit queen

    Actress-businesswoman Preity Zinta, who is currently in the news for a legal conflict with ex-beau and Bombay Dyeing scion Ness Wadia, is all set to make a comeback with Neeraj Pathak’s ‘Bhaiyyaji’!

  • Alzheimer’s disease being linked to brain hyperactivity

    London : Elevated activity in the hippocampus – the area of the brain that controls learning and memory – is linked with mild cognitive impairment and early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, according to IANS.

  • Sharapova exits; Safarova beckons

    London :  Maria Sharapova suffered more Wimbledon heartache as the French Open champion crashed to a shock 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 6-4 defeat against Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the fourth round, while Lucie Safarova stormed into her first Grand Slam semi-final on Tuesday.

  • Bopanna-Qureshi pair crash out

    London: Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi did all they could but still failed to get past the determined pair of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the rain-hit second round clash of the Wimbledon championships on Tuesday.

  • Mamata blames media for delay in reporting

    Kolkata : West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday described her party Lok Sabha member Tapas Paul’s rape remarks as a ‘big blunder’, but blamed the media for its failure to highlight the issue which was a month old.

  • Nitish effect: Senior JD(U) leader quits party to join BJP

    Patna : Ruling JD(U) in Bihar on Tuesday received a jolt when its senior leader Monazir Hassan resigned from the party to join BJP. “I have resigned from primary membership of JD(U) due to constant erosion of democracy within the party,” Monazir Hassan told PTI.