Free Press Journal
  • PM to launch mega social security schemes today

    New Delhi:  After Jan Dhan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch on Saturday three mega social security initiatives — one pension and two insurance schemes.

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    No human being with heart bigger than Salman’s: Ranbir Kapoor

    Actor Ranbir Kapoor has refrained from commenting on the verdict in Salman Khan’s 2002 hit-and-run case, but he doesn’t cringe lauding Salman’s “big heart” and saying that all actors should carry forward his legacy of ‘being human’.

  • Undue gain of Rs 3,367 cr to RJio, Rs 499 cr to Airtel: CAG

    New Delhi : The Comptroller Auditor General of India rapped the Telecom Ministry for giving Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm undue benefit of over Rs 3,367 crore by allowing it to provide voice calling on broadband spectrum, a charge the company vehemently denied.

  • Gunman opens fire outside Nigerian school

    Kano : A gunman opened fire on Friday outside a school in northeast Nigeria’s city of Potiskum, seriously wounding 12 students in an area repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram, a police officer and witnesses said.

  • 10-day Oncology training for 50 medical students at Tata Hospital

    Mumbai : Oncology training for 50 post and under-graduate medical students from municipal and state-run public hospitals kick-starts from May 11 at Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) in Parel. The 10-day oncology training course, which is taking place for the first time in the country focuses on teaching students the skills, right attitude and approach required for treating patients with cancer.

  • Bail always, not jail for Salman

    Salman Khan’s lawyers proved the dictum that the law is a cobweb which catches the small fry while allowing the big and mighty to escape when the Bombay high court suspended the five year sentence imposed on the actor, admitted his appeal against conviction and expedited its hearing. There are 250,000 undertrials languishing in various Indian jails but Salman’s lawyers used the dictum that bail is the rule and jail the exception

  • NGOs ask Modi to end clamp down, start talks

    New Delhi : Slamming the government for its crackdown on nearly 9,000 NGOs, civil society groups on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to end “coercive actions” immediately and amend “opaque” rules and regulations regarding foreign funding to ensure transparency.

  • Ghatkopar Jets’ record first victory

    Mumbai : Skipper Vijayak Samant and Ajinkya Belose brought their experience to the fore to help Ghatkopar Jets overcome Sagar Sameer-Bandra Heroes by three wickets to record their first win in the Twister-Mitsui Shoji T-20 five-team league.

  • Japan zoo retains ‘Charlotte’ as name for newborn simian

    Tokyo : The Japanese zoo that chose to name a newborn monkey Charlotte, after the newborn British princess, has decided to keep the name despite the controversy it has generated, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported on Friday.

  • CM to join Modi on China visit

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has decided to cancel his tour to Japan, scheduled next week, to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to China.

  • Sahara tells SC it is likely to deposit bail money for Roy by Wed

    New Delhi : Subrata Roy Sahara, who is languishing in Tihar Jail since March 2014, may finally walk out of prison as the Sahara group informed the Supreme Court that it is likely to furnish Rs 10,000 crore worth bail amount by Wednesday for his release.

  • Blame biker boys for traffic menace

    Mumbai : Though Mumbai traffic police claims that cases of rash driving, lane cutting and people not wearing helmets has shown a declining trend, transport experts say that still a lot has to be done as people are inconvenienced and the menace is not completely vanished from the city. Adding further, they say that Mohammed Ali Road and JJ Flyover are the worst hit roads in the city which are prone to reckless

  • 80 pc youths in Punjab addicted to drugs: Ramdev

    Chandigarh : Yoga Guru Ramdev, who is Haryana’s brand ambassador for promotion of Yoga and Ayurveda, on Friday claimed that 80 per cent of youths in Punjab have fallen prey to drug menace.

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    Hunt on for John’s heroine

    The producers of ‘Force’ are on a new mission to find a heroine for the sequel of the film, ‘Force 2’. Producer Vipul A Shah is out looking for an actress opposite John Abraham in ‘Force 2’. Vipul A Shah’s ‘Force’, directed by Nishikanth Kamath and starred John Abraham and Genelia D’Souza, had set the cash registers ringing at the box office in 2011. Now, the producer has bigger plans for the

  • Customs tame G.M. Sports

    Mumbai : Mumbai Customs produced another sterling performance to register an emphatic 5-0 win against G.M. Sports in an Elite Division match of the MDFA  League – 2014-15.

  • Sebi cracks down on Rs 420 cr tax fraud, bars 178 entities

    “The entire modus operandi of allotting shares of Pine Animation on a preferential basis, announcing a stock split and then bringing in connected entities to provide exit was a scheme devised to make ill-gotten gains” (more…)