Free Press Journal
  • Evelyn Sharma wants an image makeover in Bollywood

    New Delhi:  ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ actress Evelyn Sharma says she is turning down offers of item numbers and glamorous roles as she wants to do performance-oriented films in Bollywood.

  • 1.622 kg gold & 208 kg silver coins recovered from Ponzi firms

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government’s economic offence wing (EOW) and state police have seized cash worth Rs one crore, 1.662 kg gold and 208.840 kg silver coins and other valuable items from different ponzi companies between 2012 and June, 2014, official sources said.

  • Article critical of Jaya in SL army website creates furore

    Chennai: An article critical of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, accompanied by a picture of the leader with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka’s army website today created a furore in the state, with BJP allies PMK and MDMK seeking severing of diplomatic relations with the island nation.

  • Team India: Consistent only in inconsistency

    There is something so predictable about Indian cricket: A lip-smacking high followed by an abysmal low. The age-old story replicated itself at the Ageas Bowl as India lost the third test by 266 runs, squandering six wickets on the final morning for just 68 runs.

  • HC notice to NPPA on plea agst price cap on non-scheduled drugs

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response of the National Pharma Pricing Authority (NPPA) on a plea by an organisation of drug manufacturers challenging the drug regulator’s July 10 notification that brought over 100 medicines under price control.

  • Obama looking forward to set ‘new agenda’ with Modi

    New Delhi: President Barack Obama is looking forward to a Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September to set an “ambitious new agenda” to chart a new course in the bilateral ties, top US functionaries John Kerry and Penny Pritzker said today.

  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother seeks narco test on Shah, others

    Mumbai: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh’s brother today moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narco-analysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases.

  • Western Command gets new chief

    Chandi Mandir: Lieutenant General K J Singh, AVSM, today took over as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Command here in a simple ceremony.

  • Barrack Obama

    Obama knows importance of strong Indo-US relations: WH

    Washington:  US President Barack Obama recognises the importance of a strong relationship with India, which is not only multifaceted, but there exists an important national security relationship, the White House said today.

  • Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

    Kaohsiung (Taiwan): At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan’s second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said today.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Govt to rationalise subsidies: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Government will rationalise subsidies to ensure that only those entitled are benefited and the subsidy bill will be one of the major tasks before the Expenditure Management Commission it intends to set up in the coming days.

  • Vikas Gowda wins India’s first athletics gold medal

    Glasgow:  Vikas Gowda gave India its first athletics gold of the 20th Commonwealth Games by winning the men’s discuss throw event, while, olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari breezed their way to gold medals as wrestlers signed off on a high, here.

  • CIA apologises for spying on Senate computers

    Washington:  The chief of the CIA today apologised for the US spy agency’s surveillance of computers used by lawmakers and their staffers involved in investigating the organisation’s harsh interrogation techniques.