Free Press Journal
  • Consider Jain Mahasabha’s representation, SC tells government

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Centre to consider the Akhil Bhartiya Jain Mahasabha’s representation seeking nomination of a member of the Jain community in the minority commissions both at the centre and in the states.

  • Trisha set to marry industrialist Varun Manian

    Chennai:  Ending days of speculations about her marriage that has been going around in film industry, popular south Indian actress Trisha Krishnan is all set to tie the knot with industrialist Varun Manian and the engagement is scheduled to take place this month.

  • Obstructing ER Vehicles may cost you Rs. 2000

    New Delhi: Motorists obstructing the way of emergency response vehicles like ambulances, PCR vans and fire tenders in the city will be slapped with a fine of Rs 2000 apart from facing legal action.

  • Chappell, Clarke criticise Kohli’s tactics

    Sydney: Just into his second Test as India captain, Virat Kohli has come under severe criticism for his tactics from Australian batting greats Ian Chappell and Michael Clarke for the way he shuffled his bowlers during the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test here.

  • Yograj Singh

    Yuvraj is not someone who will melt like ,

    Chandigarh: His son and hero of the 2011 cricket World Cup may have been ignored for the next month’s mega event, but cricketer-turned-actor Yograj Singh today said the development has not affected Yuvraj Singh’s spirits as he is a tough guy who does not melt like snow and exuded confidence that he will bounce back soon.

  • Bangalore, Rape

    Violence over alleged sexual asssault of minor girl in school

    Bengaluru: Violence erupted today over alleged sexual asssault of a minor girl here by a school teacher, as angry protesters demanded he be handed over to them and given “instant justice”, leading to police laticharge and bursting of teargas shells.

  • Italian Marine Latorre seeks extension of stay

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday said it will hear Jan 12 a plea by Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre seeking extension of his stay in Italy following heart surgery Jan 5.

  • Forced castration: CBI files case against Dera chief

    New Delhi: CBI has registered a case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda in connection with the alleged forced castration of his followers inside his Dera.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Jaitley wants Centre-state cooperation on reforms

    Kolkata: In the backdrop of the Trinamool Congress taking the lead in parliament to block several economic reforms, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday called for cooperation among the central and state governments on development issues.

  • Tissue engineering helping save lives, say scientists

    Mumbai: Renowned scientists and researchers in the field of tissue banking and tissue engineering gathered at the 102nd Indian Science Congress here today to deliberate on ways in which the discipline will save human lives.

  • BJP

    BJP to start nukkad natak from Jan 12, target 50 lakh voters

    New Delhi: At a time when social media and integrated communication technologies are being used to reach out to voters, BJP will take to a more traditional medium of street plays (nukkad-natak) to woo voters, aiming at reaching out to more than 50 lakh people in the national capital.

  • Bangalore rape

    Bengaluru school teacher arrested for molestation

    Bengaluru: A physical training teacher was arrested Wednesday for allegedly molesting a seven-year-old girl student here after a mob of about 200 parents and residents ransacked the private school and thrashed the man, police said.

  • Currency notes stashed in car fall on road

    Coimbatore: Currency notes in the denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1000, totalling Rs two to three crore, stashed inside a car was found strewn on the road after the vehicle dashed against a bus on the city outskirts, today, police said.

  • Sri Lanka EC probing troops deployment reports

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Election Commission today said it is investigating reports that armed forces were being deployed in the country’s Tamil-dominated north to influence voter-turnout ahead of tomorrow’s bitterly-fought presidential poll already marred by violence.

  • Pak prez inks bill to set up military courts to try terrorists

    Islamabad:A new bill to set up military courts in Pakistan to fast-track terror-related cases came into effect today, weeks after the Peshawar school massacre by the Taliban that killed 150 people, including 134 children.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex closes 79 points down, metal stocks fall

    Mumbai: A day after plummeting to its biggest loss in recent times, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Wednesday’s trade down 79 points or 0.29 percent.

  • Pakistan recalls Sohail, ignores Malik, Kamran for World Cup

    Karachi: Pakistan included fast bowler Sohail Khan and Mohammad Hafeez as specialist opening batsmen but left out senior players Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal in the 15-man cricket World Cup squad named Wednesday.

  • Saeed Ajmal

    Pakistan picks young squad, leaves out seniors for World Cup

    Karachi: Dented by the absence of match-winning off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who has been banned for illegal action, Pakistan today picked up a battery of five pace bowlers and two spinners for its squad for the cricket World Cup where it has been placed in the same qualifying group as India.

  • Looking forward to challenge of bowling against India: Sohail Khan

    Karachi:  Pakistan’s surprise inclusion in the World Cup squad, fast bowler Sohail Khan is looking forward to making a mark against arch-rivals India in their opening match of the upcoming mega-event in Australia and New Zealand.