Free Press Journal
  • AAP, Ashutosh

    Auction of Modi suit is PM’s marketing strategy: AAP

    New Delhi: The AAP today ridiculed the auctioning of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monogramed suit, saying the event is nothing but a marketing plan to promote him. Senior party leader Ashutosh said Modi and BJP have learnt the art of marketing itself well and the event was also conducted to promote the Prime Minister.

  • Pak denies reports of fielding coach threatening to resign

    Christchurch: Pakistan team management today denied reports that fielding coach Grant Luden had threatened to resign after a tiff with a few senior players and said that he will continue to serve in his current role.

  • Disproportionate assets: CBI begins probe against Himachal CM

    New Delhi/Shimla: In a setback to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, the CBI on Thursday initiated a preliminary inquiry against him and his family over allegations of corruption and acquiring disproportionate assets during his tenure as union steel minister.

  • Coast Guard official’s boat claim contradicts Indian govt: Pak

    Islamabad: Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif today said the claim by a Coast Guard official that a Pakistani boat was blown up by the force contradicted Indian government’s statement. “It has one again been proved that India has violated the international rules and disregarded the humanitarian considerations,” he said, reacting to reports from India.

  • Varun Dhawan

    How has ‘Badlapur’ changed Varun Dhawan?

    Mumbai: The dark mood of his forthcoming film “Badlapur” has shrouded Varun Dhawan to the extent that his close friends feel that the actor, who found it to be his “most challenging” role, has changed.

  • I am ready to bat at any position: Ajinkya Rahane

    Melbourne: He has taken guard in different positions and came at seven in India’s latest World Cup victory against Pakistan but key batsman Ajinkya Rahane does not mind being shuffled in the batting order.

  • Anil Ambani

    Anil Ambani seeks infrastructure status for aerospace industry

    Bengaluru: Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani Wednesday sought infrastructure status for the aerospace industry for realising the government’s Make in India initiative, adding that the group was readying to foray into the defence lanscape.

  • Satisfy my food cravings on the weekend, Kareena Kapoor

    New Delhi: Actors are always under constant pressure to maintain their physical appearance and keep a tab on their calorie intake. But actress Kareena Kapoor has found a cheat code to pave her way out of the strict regime – indulging on food on the weekends.

  • Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa

    Dipika, Joshna in last eight of squash tournament

    Toronto: India’s third seed Dipika Pallikal and No.7 Joshna Chinappa have entered the quarterfinals of the Women’s Squash Association International 25 Granite Open event here. Deepika Pallikal defeated Tesni Evans of Wales 8-11, 11-8, 11-5, 11-7, while Chinnappa accounted for Nikki Todd of Canada 11-8, 11-8, 11-6.A

  • Modi ‘name-striped suit’ steals the show at Gujarat auction

    Surat (Gujarat) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s famous ‘name-striped’ jacket stole the show at the three-day charity auction that began here Wednesday, with a businessman bidding around Rs.1.21 crore for the attire.

  • Swine flue

    Authorised labs asked to halve swine flu test rates

    New Delhi: The Delhi government Wednesday asked the 10 laboratories authorised to carry out swine flu tests to halve their prices from Rs.9,000 to Rs.4,500, officials said.

  • Denmark to bury Jewish shooting victim

    Copenhagen: Denmark prepared today to bury a Jewish man killed in a weekend shooting spree as questions mounted about whether more could have been done to prevent the attacks. Dan Uzan, a 37-year-old volunteer security guard, was killed outside Copenhagen’s main synagogue in the second of two shootings that sent jitters across Europe.

  • Anna Hazare

    Cong not likely to join Hazare’s agitation on Feb 23

    New Delhi: Congress is not likely to join the agitation by social activist Anna Hazare here on February 23 against the Land Acquisition ordinance, a senior leader indicated today. The leader, who declined to be identified, said that the protests by the party were continuing at block, district and state levels.

  • Trai sends notice to Airtel, Voda, Idea in ISD card case

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai is believed to have issued show-cause notices to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea for not signing agreements with companies interested in providing international calling card services directly to consumers that could reduce ISD rates by up to 80 per cent.

  • Will not file written reply to accused plea: DoT to 2G court

    New Delhi: Department of Telecom (DoT) today informed a special court that as it was neither a party nor a complainant in a case arising out of the probe into 2G scam, it does not wish to file a reply on a plea by accused firm Loop Telecom Ltd for referring the matter to Lok Adalat. A DoT official, who appeared in the court, told Special CBI Judge O P Saini that the

  • BJP should desist from alliance with PDP: Govindacharya

    Lucknow: Terming any alliance between BJP and PDP in Jammu-Kashmir as “immoral,” the saffron party’s former ideologue K N Govindacharya today said the party should desist from such short term gain. “I believe that if any alliance happen between PDP and BJP in Jammu and Kashmir it is absolutely ‘immoral’,” Govindacharya told reporters here.

  • PDP, BJP ironing out differences on ‘one or two’ issues

    Jammu: PDP and BJP, which are in talks over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir for the past three weeks, today said a consensus has been arrived on most of the issues and talks are on to iron out differences on “one or two issues”, apparently referring to AFSPA and Article 370.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Manjhi Govt. can implement decisions after proving majority: Patna HC

    New Delhi: The Patna High Court on Wednesday gave ousted Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi the freedom to take decisions but said that they can be implemented only after the latter proves a majority on the floor of the assembly.

  • National Herald case: Delhi HC declines Swamy’s early hearing plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea for an early hearing in a case against Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi and others over acquisition of the National Herald newspaper.

  • PDP, BJP

    Efforts on to resolve issues with BJP, says PDP

    New Delhi: The People’s Democratic Party on Wednesday reiterated that efforts are on to establish an understanding with the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) before going ahead with government formation in Jammu and Kashmir.