Free Press Journal
  • Kingfisher Checque bounce case: High Court defers Vijay Mallyas plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today deferred till September 24 the hearing of liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s plea challenging summons issued to him by a trial court in several cheque-bouncing cases filed against him by Delhi airport operator DIAL. Justice Sunil Gaur also exempted Mallya from personal appearance before the trial court.

  • Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region experiences hottest day

    Nagpur: Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region experienced the hottest day of the summer today, a meteorological department official said. The region comprises cities like Nagpur, Akola, and Amravati. The highest temperature was recorded in Akola at 44.8 degrees Celsius, followed by Nagpur city which recorded 44.7 degrees Celsius, which is three degrees above normal, the regional meteorological department official told PTI here today.

  • Rosberg warns Hamilton `his best yet to come` ahead of Spanish GP

    London: The German driver Nico Rosberg has warned his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton ahead of Spanish Grand Prix. Rosberg, who has beaten Hamilton in the practice race ahead of the main event, said that his best was yet to come, the Mirror reported.

  • Poor decision-making has led to dismal state: KXIP coach Bangar

    Kolkata: After managing just two wins from 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) encounters and languishing at the bottom of the points table, Kings XI Punjab head coach Sanjay Bangar believes the lack of decision-making under pressure has put them in such a dismal state.

  • Rupee recovers from 20-month low vs dlr, ends up by 29 paise

    Mumbai: Snapping its 5-session losing streak, the rupee today gained 29 paise to 63.94, recovering from a 20-month low against the American currency on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters amid rebound in equities. The rupee resumed higher at 64.13 as against the last closing level of 64.23 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market and firmed up further to a day’s high of 63.90 per dollar before concluding at 63.94, showing

  • India seek dominance over Japan in hockey Test series 

    Bhubaneswar: With the four-Test hockey Series already in pocket, India will be eyeing their third consecutive win against Japan in their fourth and final match at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Have become a better cricketer in last one year: K L Rahul

    Mumbai: Enjoying a prolific run with the bat, Young Indian opener K L Rahul today said he has become a better cricketer in the last one year owing to a roller-coaster ride both in the domestic and international arena. Rahul sat out of the first two Tests against Australia before making a debut without much success in the third game at Melbourne and then slamming his maiden hundred (110) in the fourth and

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    IPL-6 scandal case: Court to pass order on charge on May 23

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed May 23 for pronouncing order on framing of charges in the IPL-6 spot fixing scandal case in which suspended cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and others, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel, are accused. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna reserved the order after special public prosecutor Rajiv Mohan filed written submissions in support of his arguments advanced in the

  • Saina Nehwal

    Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal

    New Delhi: Thanking the government for lending a helping hand to the country’s top sportspersons, India’s champion shuttler Saina Nehwal hopes the establishment will now put its weight behind upcoming talents striving to make a mark globally.

  • Kangana Ranaut

    Wanted to look like a star at National awards: Kangana

    Kolkata : Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, who chose a trailing gown instead of the often chosen traditional outfit at the 62nd National Awards ceremony, says she wanted to “look like a star”.

  • All are not equal in the eyes of law’: Satyapal Singh

    Mumbai, May 8 (ANI): Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh on Friday claimed that the decision by the Bombay High Court to suspend Salman Khan’s sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case has proved that the rich and the poor do not stand as equal for the judiciary.

  • UK polls: Murthy elated over son-in-law’s victory

    Bengaluru: Exultant over his son-in-law Rishi Sunak’s victory in UK general elections, IT czar and Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy today expressed confidence in his ability to perform well as an MP while noting that he has “big shoes” to fill. “I am very happy that Rishi has won convincingly in Richmond – Yorks with such a majority. He and Akshata worked very hard, beat the pavement and communicated his merit, integrity

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Terror from neighbourhood threat to India, Russia: Prez

    Moscow: Terrorism emanating from the neighbourhood of Russia and India is a major security threat to the two countries and a strong commitment by the international community is needed to combat the menace, President Pranab Mukherjee said today. Russia has been a pillar of strength at difficult moments in India’s history and Moscow is and will remain New Delhi’s most important defence partner, the President said after an honorary doctorate degree was conferred

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    Sofia Vergara gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Los Angeles : Actress Sofia Vergara stepped out with fiance Joe Manganiello to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her Emmy award-winning work on TV show “Modern Family”.

  • Sensex

    Sensex spurts 506 pts on govt move to pacify taxation worries

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today bounced back by 506.28 points to reclaim the 27,000-mark on government’s move to mollify overseas investors’ taxation worries and rupee’s recovery. The 30-share index’s biggest gain in more than a month was also supported by value-buying in beaten-down stocks, drop in oil prices and gains in global stocks, traders said.

  • Nick Clegg

    Cameron’s return a mixed bag for India

    Belying all predictions of a close contest in the British elections the Conservatives have romped home fairly comfortably and David Cameroon is headed for another five-year term as prime minister with the Labour party vanquished convincingly.

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    Christina Milian confirms romance With Lil Wayne

    Los Angeles : Nearly a year after she was first romantically linked to Lil Wayne, Christina Milian
    finally confirmed their long-rumoured relationship. Milian, 33, said 32-year-old Wayne is very special to her, reported Ace Showbiz.

  • India, U.S., to strengthen livelihoods of over 3000 Afghan women

    New Delhi: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt announced a new USD 1.5 million, three-year award to the Indian Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), the world’s largest women’s cooperative, with a membership exceeding 1.9 million.