Free Press Journal
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    Committed to secularism; wouldn’t remove the word: Naidu

    Chennai: Observing that secularism was in the blood of Indian people, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the government was “committed to secularism” and there was “no thinking to remove it” from the Preamble of the Indian Constitution.

  • Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil

    Cong seeks education quota for Muslims to be reinstated

    Mumbai: Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil today met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seeking reinstatement of quota in education for Muslims, announced by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government.

  • I exercise six days a week: Anil Kapoor

    New Delhi: Actor-filmmaker Anil Kapoor says he exercises six days a week and recalls the time when he travelled to the location shooting of his 2005 film “My Wife’s Murder” on his bicycle.

  • Ranji: Rahul, Gopal lift Karnataka, Odisha dismiss Punjab for 167

    Bengaluru/Mohali: Lokesh Rahul’s unbeaten 150 and his unbroken fifth wicket 178-run partnership with Shreyas Gopal (88 not out) Thursday lifted Karnataka to 326 for four on the first day of their Ranji Trophy league match against Uttar Pradesh, while Odisha bowled Punjab out for 167 in the first innings.

  • Aahat

    Bipasha Basu to introduce new season of ‘Aahat’

    New Delhi:  Actress Bipasha Basu, who has done a string of horror and supernatural films, will reportedly make her small screen appearance once again with an upcoming season of horror TV show “Aahat”.

  • Berdych sour at missing out on Aussie Open final

    Melbourne: Tomas Berdych was in a sour mood after missing his chance to make his first Australian Open final as Andy Murray charged on in the tournament on Thursday.

  • UP Wizards trounce Kalinga Lancers 5-1

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Kalinga Lancers 5-1 to register their first win in the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) here tomorrow.

  • Pakistan refuses to allow Musharraf to travel abroad

    Islamabad: Pakistan has refused to allow former president Pervez Musharraf to visit Saudi Arabia to offer condolences over the death of Saudi King Abdullah, officials said Thursday.

  • Martial law still necessary in Thailand: Deputy PM

    Bangkok: The martial law now implemented in Thailand is still necessary for security reasons, a deputy prime minister said Thursday after a high-ranking US official called for lifting the law.

  • Malaysia’s ethnic Indian Congress seeks to resolve its crisis

    Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the largest ethnic Indian party in the country, has decided on a moratorium to allow it resolve the internal party crisis over elections for its central working committee, a media report said Thursday.

  • India, Nepal army officials talk disaster response management

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal have discussed mutual cooperation in regional disaster response management during a visit by Indian Army officials. A seven-member team of Indian Army had arrived here on Tuesday led by Maj Gen PJS Pannu, Additional Director General, Military Operations. The delegation is here on a four-day visit for mutual cooperation in regional disaster response management.

  • PK

    ‘PK’ will be a big hit in Communist China too: Hirani

    Beijing: As Aamir Khan’s blockbuster film ‘PK’ gears up for its release in the multi-billion dollar Chinese market, director Rajkumar Hirani says the movie will be a great success in Communist China as its controversial religious theme can resonate well with the audience here.

  • Farm sector reforms key to reducing fiscal deficit: Moody’s

    New Delhi: Improvement in India’s sovereign rating will depend on the government’s ability to pursue farm sector reforms as they have a bearing on inflation and fiscal deficit, Moody’s said today.

  • Harman slaps ShopClues with legal notice for fake JBL products

    New Delhi: Audio and infotainment solutions provider Harman International today said it slapped a legal notice on ShopClues to check the issue of fake products of the US-based firm being sold on the online marketplace.

  • Oil price approaches six-year low

    London: New York oil prices tumbled close to six-year lows today, as record-high US crude inventories deepened worries over the global supply glut West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for March delivery slumped to USD 44.21 a barrel, which was just one cent above the March 2009 low of USD 44.20 hit two weeks ago.