Free Press Journal
  • Aamir’s ‘PK’ rocks, a sure shot winner: Film fraternity

    Mumbai: The magic of the “3 Idiots” team — actor Aamir Khan, director Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra — seems to be lighting up the otherwise lacklustre year at the Bollywood box office, if reviews by the film fraternity are anything to go by. While Karan Johar calls it a “game changing” cinema, Shekhar Kapur says it gives precedence to quality.

  • Al Qaeda militants seize Syrian tanks, munitions

    Damascus: The Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and like-minded groups Friday captured tanks, munitions and troop carriers from two Syrian military bases they had stormed days earlier in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group reported.

  • Madan Mitra

    Have named CPI-M leaders in Saradha scam: Madan Mitra

    Kolkata: West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in the Saradha scam, Friday claimed he has named to the CBI, several CPI-M leaders including MP Mohammad Salim for their involvement in the multi-crore scandal. The Left leaders dismissed the allegations.

  • India, Egypt review bilateral ties, agree to boost trade

    New Delhi: India and Egypt held their 10th round of Foreign Office Consultations in Cairo last week during which both sides discussed and reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and also exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

  • Clarification on fate of Jaitapur N-plant sought

    Nagpur: Maharashtra Legislative Council Deputy Chairman Vasant Davkhare Friday asked the state government to clarify the fate of the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP) coming up in the coastal Konkan region.

  • British police officer killed in street assault

    London: A police officer died following an early morning assault near a nightclub in Liverpool city centre Friday, media reported. Two of his colleagues were injured in the attack.

  • Taxi Strike

    37,000 taxis go off city roads inconveniencing commuters

    Kolkata: Taxis went off roads in the city today with major taxi unions, including the Left-backed ones, calling for a day-long strike, causing inconvenience to commuters and passengers at railway stations and airport.

  • Hudhud caused Rs 21,908 cr loss, agri sector worst hit

    Hyderabad: The Hudhud cyclone that had hit Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh in October has caused a loss of Rs 21,908 crore, including damage to the tune of Rs 6,136 crore to private industries in the port city, the state government told the Legislative Assembly today.

  • mumbai bullion

    Gold falls on selling by stockists amid weak demand

    Mumbai: Gold prices dropped at the domestic bullion market here today due to fresh bout of selling by stockists and jewellery traders amid volatile overseas trend.

  • Robert Vadra

    Missing DLF-Vadra deal info: BJP flogging ‘non-issue’, says Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today termed a “non -issue” the matter of pages missing from government records pertaining to the controversial DLF-Robert Vadra deal and charged that “vested interests” in the BJP leadership were flogging it for “malicious political motives”.