Free Press Journal
  • Centre under no pressure from RSS: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi : Downplaying the recent meeting between RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and senior BJP leaders – Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar and himself, Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday rejected media claims of pressure from the Hindutva fountainhead.

  • Court allows police’s polygraph test plea

    New Delhi : A city court on Wednesday allowed the Delhi Police to conduct lie-detector test on three ‘suspects’ in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case. The court’s order came after the three suspects – Shashi Tharoor’s domestic help Narain Singh, driver Bajrangi and friend Sanjay Dewan – said they were willing to undergo the polygraph test.

  • It’s ice creams, croissants for Aishwarya at Cannes

    Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is enjoying her stay here for the 68th Cannes International Film Festival, says she loves to indulge in ice creams and croissants at the French Riviera, reports IANS.

  • Delhi HC refuses to cancel Pachauri’s anticipatory bail

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court has refused to cancel immediately the anticipatory bail granted by a trial court to TERI Director R K Pachauri in an alleged sexual harassment case lodged by a woman research analyst.

  • Mumbai down E Bengal 2-1

    Mumbai : Putting up strong determined performance, Mumbai FC ground out a deserving 2-1 victory East Bengal in a 22th round I-League match at the Cooperage ground on Saturday evening.

  • Excess video gaming could lead to Alzheimer’s disease

    Washington : While you may not want to give up that video game console, a new study has shown that excess playing of video games could lead to neurological problems, like Alzheimer’s, says ANI.

  • US-India relations will benefit the world: US Envoy

    New Delhi : If India and the US work together, it will not only benefit both the nations but will also deliver significantly for rest of the world, US Ambassador to India Richard R Verma said on Wednesday.

  • DLF a dominant player in Gurgaon mkt: CCI official

    New Delhi :  Countering DLF’s claim that it was being single out for CCI’s action, a top official of the fair trade regulator today said the realty giant was the only major player in Gurgaon and only a dominant player can abuse the market.

  • Motorists protest

    Mumbai : Irked with the traffic department’s move to close the right turn from Buddha Colony near Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR), hundreds of motorist on Wednesday got on streets to protest the move.

  • CM praises Chinese model of investment

    Mumbai : Back from his trip, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis praised the Chinese model of investment and said that they are quick to pour money after sealing deals, as compared to Japan that takes at least two years to actually start investing after deals are inked.

  • An Israeli policeman gestures as they corner off the site of an attack in annexed east Jerusalem after two Israeli policemen were injured when they were hit by a car driven by a Palestinian, who was then shot dead, on Wednesday. The incident took place in Al-Tur on the Mount of Olives, with police spokeswoman Luba Samri saying the driver had veered off the road and struck two border policemen.

    Palestinians banned from riding same buses as Israelis

    Jerusalem : Palestinians in the West Bank who commute to Israel to work will from Wednesday be banned from riding the same buses as Israelis to return home, a defence ministry official said. “Under a three-month pilot project, Palestinians who work in Israel will, starting today, need to return home by the same crossing without taking buses used by (Israeli) residents” of the occupied West Bank, the official told AFP.

  • PF contribution: Govt provides breather to employers

    New Delhi :  In a breather to employers, the Labour Ministry has proposed that contribution by companies towards their workers’ EPF schemes would be a portion of “Contributory Wages” which will not include house rent and travel allowances, reports PTI.

  • Ageas may hike stake in IDBI Federal Life to 49%

    New Delhi :  Federal Bank, one of the domestic partners in IDBI Federal Life Insurance, said Europe’s Ageas may hike stake in the insurance company to 49 %.

  • Sporting Goa edge past Shillong Lajong

    Guwahati: Two second-half strikes from Sporting Clube de Goa ensured they bag full points with a 2-1 win over Shillong Lajong 2-1 in an I-League encounter at the Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.

  • Rajkummar Rao: Barefoot & hurt

    Rajkummar Rao is known for his dedication to get into the skin of the character. He transforms himself with every film – KAI PO CHE, CITYLIGHTS, the National Award winning film SHAHID.