Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai Film Festival curtains to rise on October 14

    Mumbai: The 16th Mumbai Film Festival has overcome the financial crisis that threatened its survival to come out with an impressive line up of over 185 films from more than 65 countries and lifetime achievement awards to French star Catherine Deneuve and Indian dancing diva Helen.

  • FIR against two cops for trying to save assault case accused

    Mumbai: Following a local court’s order, an FIR has been registered against a senior police inspector and another officer of Sion police station here for allegedly trying to save nine accused in an assault case.

  • AP: college principal killed in accident in Chittoor district

    Hyderabad: The principal of a private college died and 12 others including some staff members were injured after a lorry collided with the bus in which they were travelling in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh today.

  • IndiGo inks USD 2.6 billion deal with Chinese bank ICBC

    New Delhi: Indian and Chinese businesses on Wednesday inked agreements worth USD 3.43 billion, including the USD 2.6 billion deal between low-cost carrier IndiGo and China’s largest Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC). Under pact with IndiGo, ICBC will finance the no-frill airline’s plans to purchase over 30 aircrafts.

  • coal scam

    Coalscam: Court to hear case against two govt servants on Oct 1

    New Delhi: A special court today fixed October 1 for hearing a coal block allocation case, in which the Delhi High Court recently quashed charges against Chhattisgarh-based Prakash Industries Ltd and its director.

  • Sebi imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on 8 individuals

    Mumbai: Capital market regulator Sebi today slapped a cumulative fine of Rs 50 lakh on eight individuals for allegedly failing to make shareholding disclosures within the stipulated timeline.

  • Mumbai attack case: defence lawyers oppose ‘video-link’ trial

    Lahore: Defence lawyers in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case today opposed the plea before a Pakistani anti-terrorism court to hold the trial of the seven accused through a video-link or allow witnesses to submit their recorded statements.

  • 2G PMLA case: Accused’ pleas without proper details irk court

    New Delhi: Irked over filing of applications by accused without “requisite details”, the special 2G court today disposed of separate petitions filed by Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa and Bollywood producer Karim Morani seeking permission to travel abroad.

  • Sensex recovers 139 pts on hopes Fed will keep rates low

    Mumbai: After two days of sharp losses, the benchmark Sensex today rebounded from three-week lows and closed with a gain of 139 points in line with positive global markets on hopes Fed will retain its low interest rate regime and China will pump fresh funds in banks to boost lending.

  • Court dismisses BCCI transfer application, RCA mulls PIL

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) today received some sort of relief as the District Judge (Jaipur City) has dismissed the transfer application filed by BCCI seeking transfer of RCA suit from ADJ -4 Jaipur.

  • ‘Agent Fifi’ tested British trainee spies during WW-II

    London: British spy-masters deployed a female secret agent to test out trainee agents in the country before they were sent to occupied Europe in World War II, according to just-released wartime records.

  • Imran Khan

    Imran calls for ‘Day of Deliverance’ on Friday, Sharif defiant

    Islamabad: Pakistan government and protesters were once again headed on collision course with Imran Khan declaring Friday as a ‘Day of Deliverance’ and a defiant Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today saying he will not resign on the wishes of a few thousand.

  • Xi Jinping

    Chinese Prez begins India visit, 3 pacts signed in Guj

    Ahmedabad: India and China today signed three-Gujarat specific pacts today shortly after Chinese President Xi Jinping commenced his three-day visit to the country from the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Real Madrid begin title defence in style

    Paris: Spanish football club Real Madrid started its Champions League title defence with a comfortable 5-1 win over Swiss club Basel while Atletico Madrid slipped to a surprise 2-3 defeat to Olympiakos.

  • Italian striker Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city tomorrow

    New Delhi: The moment the Capital’s football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive tomorrow with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League.

  • Apple

    Court tosses out $368 mn patent case verdict against Apple

    “We vacate the jury’s damages award and remand for further proceedings consistent with this opinion,” judges in a US appellate court said in a detailed written ruling.