Free Press Journal
  • IPL teams bank on home advantage for CLT20

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, with their rich experience of playing in high-pressure matches, will begin the competition as pre-tournament favourites as the tournament proper of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) gets underway in Hyderabad with a Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match Wednesday.

  • MSRDC, MEPID say adequate security measures taken at sea link

    Mumbai: Adequate measures have been taken to prevent suicides or possible terror attacks at Bandra-Worli Rajiv Gandhi sea link here, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) and Mumbai Entry Point Infrastructure Developers (MEPID) informed the Bombay High Court today.

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    Modi says detractors will take time to understand his work

    Ahmedabad: Amidst critical review of his government’s 100-day performance and reverses in by-polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at his detractors saying they will take time to understand his work and his style of functioning.
    “Certain things had not been seen in the past. It would be a new and unique thing for some people. They will take bit of time to understand this new thing. They could not understand this

  • Websites’ grievance officer’s name, contact displayed: HC

    New Delhi:  The Centre today informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim.

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    Congress to push seat-deal with NCP after Bypoll result

    Mumbai:  Maharashtra unit of Congress today said by-election results from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan today were a morale-booster for the party cadre, and would also lead to speedy finalisation of seats-sharing deal with the NCP for the coming assembly elections in the state.

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    Bollywood actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan hospitalised

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was Tuesday admitted to a private hospital here following suspected symptoms of food poisoning, will be discharged Wednesday morning, said a hospital source.

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    ‘Xi visit to India could set new paradigm in bilateral ties’

    Beijing: With economy and trade high on his agenda, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s maiden visit to India tomorrow will be a historic one as it could set a new paradigm in bilateral ties and help realise Indian and Chinese dreams for development, Chinese officials and analysts said.

  • Ex-RAW officer moves HC against Justice Dattu as next CJI

    New Delhi: An advocate and a former RAW woman officer Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court against the appointment of Justice H.L. Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) alleging sexual harassment by him.

  • Asian Games: Indian boxers will participate under tricolour

    Incheon:  Indian boxers will be allowed to participate under the national flag in the 2014 Asian Games starting here Friday after the world body AIBA gave provisional recognition to Boxing India, a newly-elected federation.

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    Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 2014: MediaTek

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the initial response to Android One smartphones, chip maker MediaTek today said it expects as many as two million handsets to be sold this year in India, the world’s second largest market for mobile phones.

  • Lions down Express to stay alive in CLT20 main draw race

    Raipur: Muhammad Hafeez led from the front with a blazing 67 as Lahore Lions trounced Sri Lankan side Southern Express by 55 runs in their penultimate Oppo Champions League Twenty20 qualifier, keeping their main-draw hopes alive, here today.

  • One killed, 2 injured in firing in Kathua

    Jammu: One person was killed and two others were injured when members of truckers union resorted to firing following a clash between them in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

  • Railway bribery: Bansal fails to depose, court issues fresh summons

    New Delhi: Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, a prosecution witness in the railway bribery case, Tuesday failed to appear in court due to his ill health. The court directed him to appear before it Sep 22 and warned that it will not entertain any exemption application that day.

  • HC refuses to declare post-poll alliances as unconstitutional

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today refused to declare as unconstitutional the practice of post-poll alliances among parties which contested elections against each other, saying “it is not within the domain of this court to legislate or issue a direction”.

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    India, China should show sensitivity to each other’s concerns: Modi

    New Delhi: Preparing to receive President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India seeks progress on its “concerns” while underlining the need for China showing “sensitivity” and following the principle of mutual and equal security to realise full potential of the ties.

  • Ganguly urges fans to support Atletico de Kolkata in ISL

    Kolkata: Showcasing his football skills, Sourav Ganguly struck three goals from the spot as he urged fans to turn up in huge numbers and support the city’s newest team Atletico de Kolkata when the ISL kicks off here on October 12.

  • Ministry sticks to USD 50 allowance for Asiad athletes

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has decided against making any change to the daily allowance of the Asian Games-bound athletes, keeping it at USD 50, which it plans to pay in one go after getting the Finance Ministry’s clearance.