Free Press Journal
  • Coal India shares end over 2% lower on stake sale announcement

    Mumbai: Shares of Coal India Ltd ended over 2 per cent lower today, wiping-out Rs 5,620.59 crore from its market valuation, as the government decided to sell up to 10 per cent stake in the company to raise about Rs 24,000 crore tomorrow.

  • Sensex closes 123 points up; healthcare stocks rise

    Mumbai: In volatile trade Thursday, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 123 points or 0.41 percent up, as investors were cautious after the US Fed assessed a strong economic recovery in the US.

  • Police complaints filed against Togadia, Jugal Kishore

    Kolkata: Police complaints were today filed against VHP international president Pravin Togadia and its national secretary Jugal Kishore for making hate speeches at two different programmes in Rampurhat and Kharmadanga areas of Birbhum district, a police official said.

  • Sensex, Nifty log new new closing peaks on fag-end buying

    Mumbai: After a brief pause, stocks continued their upward march today with benchmark Sensex rising 122.59 points to new closing peak of 29,681.77 and Nifty index gaining 38.05 points to 8,952.35 on fag-end buying in select bluechips amid expiry of monthly equity derivatives.

  • Minor girl raped

    Visva-Bharati student alleges rape, accused held

    Kolkata: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a student of Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, police said Thursday.

  • Rajiv Pratap Rudy

    Why did you take Congress’ help, facilities, BJP asks Kejriwal

    New Delhi: The BJP Thursday asked AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal why did he take support from the Congress to form the government and why did he ask for facilities after denying them initially.  These were among the five questions the Bharatitya Janata Party plans to ask Kejriwal everyday in the run-up to the Delhi assembly elections Feb 7.

  • HC to appoint amicus to consider graft charges against HP CM

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today said it would appoint an amicus curiae to see if there was any public interest in the graft allegations against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh levelled by an NGO.

  • Arvind Kejriwal to challenge EC order in High Court: AAP

    New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has decided to move the High Court after the Assembly polls challenging the Election Commission’s order directing him to desist from commenting on the issue of BJP and Congress allegedly distributing money to voters.

  • Security forces recover 1972 war ammunition in Samba

    Jammu: Security forces have dug out ammunition and explosives, including grenades, believed to be left out during India-Pak conflicts in 1971 from the border belt of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

  • Muhammad Aamir

    I will come back as a better cricketer, person: Muhammad Aamir

    Karachi:  Pakistan’s banned paceman, Muhammad Aamir, who was today allowed to play domestic cricket by the ICC, has promised to return to the cricket field as a better human being and player. The pacer, whose five-year ban officially expires on September 2 this year, was informed by the ICC that he can resume playing domestic cricket immediately but can only return to international arena only after completion of ban.

  • Shekhar Sen Sangeet Natak Akademi chairman

    New Delhi: Renowned musician and theatre director Shekhar Sen has been appointed as the new chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi, which was without a head for nearly four months.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    No Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid look for win

    Madrid : La Liga leaders Real Madrid, looking for a win, entertain Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu here Friday without the services of Cristiano Ronaldo and defender Pepe. Real will be without Ronaldo, who was banned for two games Wednesday for his sending off in Cordoba last weekend, and central defender Pepe, who is out with a rib injury, reports Xinhua. Jose Rodriguez has a chance of stepping into the Madrid

  • Andy Murray

    Andy Murray says Kyrgios should be allowed time to `grow up`

    Johannesburg : Britain number one Andy Murray has backed Australian teen star Nick Kyrgios, describing him as a nice guy and should be allowed time to mature and thrive.  Kyrgios was given a code violation warning for an audible obscenity by the chair umpire during the first set against Murray. Murray, who trounced Kyrgios in straight sets at Australian Open quarter-final match, said that the Australian star was only going to continue

  • Jacqueline Fernandez

    Jacqueline Fernandez to gift sketch to fan

    New Delhi: Jacqueline Fernandez, who is known for her beauty and dance moves, is all set to showcase her artistic strokes. The actress will present a sketch made by her to one of her fans. The “Kick” fame actress took to micro-blogging site Twitter to announce a competition, where she will be judging her fans. The competition aims to know how well her fans know about her character in the forthcoming movie