Free Press Journal
  • Shukla dampener on Indo-Pak cricket

    Chandigarh : Amid speculation over the fate of the proposed India-Pakistan series, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla today said there are “no immediate chances” of revival of cricketing ties between the two countries.

  • France cracks down on food waste by supermarkets

    Paris  : France’s parliament has voted to forbid big supermarkets from destroying unsold food, encouraging them to donate to charities or farms instead, as part of a national campaign against food waste.

  • 3-day camp to help defeat diabetes

    Mumbai : In the wake of the city witnessing a rise in the cases of diabetes, the Diabetes Endocrine Nutrition Management and Research Centre (DENMARC) is organising a three-day exhibition, titled ‘Help Defeat Diabetes through Education and Awareness’, at Nehru Centre, Worli from May 29 to 31. The exhibition will focus on the prevention of diabetes by educating people about its risk factors and by teaching them ways to prevent it with the

  • 2 Guj cops dance with a woman while on duty

    Vadodara : Two policemen in uniform in Gujarat were caught on camera dancing with a woman and showering currency notes on her at a wedding function here, prompting police authorities to order a probe.

  • BCCI denies having spent 3.90 crore

    New Delhi : The BCCI on Friday said that it has not spent Rupees 3.90 crore on the Justice R M Lodha committee but “less than a 10th” of that amount.

  • Aircraft with damaged tyre makes safe landing in Goa

    Panaji: A Mumbai-Goa SpiceJet plane, with 146 passengers on board, landed safely at Dabolim airport here, despite one of its tyres found damaged during its take-off in Mumbai.

  • Mumbai South West win

    Mumbai : Qureshi Sameer and Suraj Pathak were in terrific form and their fine efforts helped Mumbai South West coast to a 76-49 victory against Pune in a high-scoring match of the of the 32nd Maharashtra State Inter-District Youth Basketball Championship.

  • Good interest rate must for success of gold scheme: Nomura

    Mumbai : The government’s ambitious gold deposit scheme can succeed only if depositors are paid a higher interest rate and banks are given more regulatory exemptions, Japanese brokerage Nomura said.

  • J P Dutta’s daughter all set to make acting debut

    Director J P Dutta’s daughter Nidhi Dutta is all set to debut in the upcoming film ‘Jee Bhar Ke Jee Le’ along with Ajit Sodhi. The film is set to release in early August this year. In the film, Nidhi will be seen playing a glamorous role.

  • Water Wars: Give and take is needed

    Residents of Aurangabad in Maharashtra locked up officials of the water utility company in their office for about three-and-half hours due to non-supply of water for six consecutive days. Similar problems are being reported from across the country. The problem is really global. Demand for water is increasing while availability is limited.

  • Ram-Kapoor

    “A beautiful face turns me on”

    No matter his size, he wins hearts wherever he goes, and what’s more, he is considered pretty hot in his own right! RAM KAPOOR speaks to SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU about all things that make him tick. (more…)

  • ITC Q4 net up 4% at Rs 2,361 cr

    New Delhi : Diversified group ITC reported a modest 3.65 per cent increase in its standalone net profit at Rs 2,361.18 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015 owing to muted growth in cigarette business and decline in agri segment revenue.

  • Bernard does the trick for Kenkre FC

    Mumbai : Striker Yao Bernard of Ivory Coast was in his elements scoring a brilliant hat-trick to steer Kenkre FC to a comfortable 4-2 victory over Maharashtra State Police in an Elite Division matches of the MDFA League – 2014-15.

  • Cong facing bankruptcy of ideas: Javadekar

    New Delhi : Hitting back at Congress over its jibe that the Narendra Modi government is a ‘selfie’ government, BJP on Friday said the opposition party is facing “bankruptcy” of ideas and mud they were throwing was falling back on their faces.