Free Press Journal
  • Najam Sethi

    Former PCB chief Najam Sethi hits back at Imran Khan

    Karachi:  Former PCB chairman, Najam Sethi today hit back at criticism and allegations made against him by cricketer-turned-politician, Imran Khan by stating that being made the head of the cricket board was a “punishment” for him not a “reward.”

  • DMK warns Katju of legal action

    Chennai: The DMK Monday warned Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju of legal action if he does not stop his attacks and defamatory statements against party president M. Karunanidhi.

  • ‘568 soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine since April’

    Kiev: A total of 568 Ukrainian troops have been killed since the start of government’s military operation against pro-independence insurgents in eastern regions nearly four months ago, the military said Monday.

  • anand sharma

    Not against judicial appointments bill, but want to study it: Cong

    New Delhi:  Facing isolation in Rajya Sabha over its stand against the Judicial Appointments Bill, Congress today said it was “not opposed” to the amendments but would take a decision in the matter only after “examining” the changes.

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    Kareena Kapoor considering Bengali film

    Kolkata: Trying to walk into the footsetps of her mother-in-law and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor is now considering acting in Bengali films.

  • We need to be patient with Indian cricket team: Gavaskar

    New Delhi: India suffered a humiliating innings defeat against England in the fourth Test to continue with their disappointing recent form overseas in the longest format but former captain Sunil Gavaskar was not ready to criticise the young players and pleaded the public to keep faith on them.

  • NHRC serves notice to the Kerala government over handicap candidates’ issue

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that the Kerala Public Service Commission conducted a special recruitment test for the physically handicapped persons. According to the report, some of them had to be physically carried to the second floor of the Teacher Training Institute, Manacaud in Thiruvananthapuram District.

  • TRS MP booked for sedition

    Hyderabad: TRS Lok Sabha member K. Kavitha, who is also the daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, has been booked on sedition charges for an alleged controversial statement on Jammu and Kashmir.

  • All issues considered to set up AP capital, says panel member

    Kadapa (AP): All issues would be considered while selecting a place to set up a new capital for the residual state of Andhra Pradesh, a member of the Sivaramakrishnan Committee constituted for the purpose, said here today.

  • Assam Budget proposes Rs 868 cr to hills, councils

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today proposed to allocate a total of Rs 868 crore for implementing various schemes in hill areas and autonomous and development councils during 2014-15.

  • Economy can grow by 5.8 pc this fiscal: Mayaram

    Bangalore: With industry production showing signs of buoyancy, the economy is likely to grow by 5.7 – 5.8 per cent in this fiscal but , Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said today, while stating that achieving 4.1 per cent fiscal deficit target is a “daunting task”.

  • Driver freed of charge of raping maid in employer’s absence

    New Delhi: A driver has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charge of repeatedly raping a house maid and making her pregnant when their employer was abroad with the judge holding that the woman “seems to be a consenting party”.

  • Lalu, Nitish share dais after two decades, ask BSP, SP to do same

    Hajipur (Bihar): Forgetting 20 years of political rivalry after Lok Sabha poll debacle, RJD President Lalu Prasad and senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today came on a platform together and accused the BJP government of “dividing” society on communal lines and failing to fullfill promises of checking price rise and generating employment.