Free Press Journal
  • Aamir plans special screening of ‘PK’ for Sanjay Dutt

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan who Thursday unveiled the teaser of his upcoming movie “PK” said he was planning a special screening of the film for fellow actor Sanjay Dutt who is currently in jail.

  • Ebola not to upset Africa’s overall growth: IMF

    Harare: The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has claimed 4,500 lives, will have minimum impact on continent’s overall growth, a top International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said Thursday.

  • Over 550 killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria

    Damascus: At least 553 people have died over the past month in airstikes launched by the US-led international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, a rights group reported Thursday.

  • IRDA’s marketing firm to make insurance brokers unhappy: Experts

    Chennai:  The Indian insurance industry is expecting the regulator to come out with its regulations allowing new breed of intermediaries -Insurance Marketing Firm (IMF)- that would make corporate agents and brokers unhappy, said industry officials.

  • Canada will never be intimidated: Canada’s Prime Minister

    Ottawa: Canada “will not be intimidated” by terrorist attacks, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said today after a recent Muslim convert stormed the Parliament, killing a soldier, the second attack on the armed forces in a week.

  • Advani, Kothari in World Billiards semis

    Leeds (UK):  Indian ace Pankaj Advani and Sourav Kothari set the green baize on fire to ensure a semi-final clash between themselves after registering resounding wins in their last-16 and quarter-finals clashes respectively in the 150 up format of World Billiards Championship underway here.

  • Militant hideout busted in Kupwara

    Srinagar: Security forces busted a militant hideout in a forest area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district today and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition, police said.

  • Prices Of Gold And Silver Rise On Global Cues

    Gold futures decline in Muhurat trading

    New Delhi: Gold fell by 0.73 per cent to Rs 27,513 per ten grams in special Muhurat trading on the Multi Commodity Exchange today as participants booked profits to mark the start of Samvat 2071.

  • Sensex off to flying start in Muhurat trading

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 143 points to 26,930.23 on sustained buying by participants in a special Muhurat trading to mark the start of Hindu Samvat Year 2071.

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    Binny wreaks havoc as South march towards crushing innings win

    Lahli:  All-rounder Stuart Binny tormented the East Zone batsmen with his controlled swing bowling as they lost as many as 14 wickets with South Zone marching towards a comprehensive innings victory at the end of second day in the semi-final of the Duleep Trophy.

  • Now get Smirnoff in pre-mixed formats

    Mumbai: The country’s largest spirits marketer Diageo, which sells the Smirnoff Vodka, has  aunched it in a premixed format under the label of Smirnoff Ice, offering new flavours.

  • Second MERS case reported in Qatar

    Doha: A 43-year-old man in Qatar has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the second confirmed case of the deadly virus in 10 days, media reported Thursday.

  • Militant hideout busted in Kupwara

    Srinagar: Security forces busted a militant hideout in a forest area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district today and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition, police said.

  • Pak targets IB areas in Samba, Jammu, Kathua, several CFVs

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire several times and resorted to firing on Border Out Posts along the International Border in Samba, Kathua and Jammu districts, on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir today.