Free Press Journal
  • Feel sad to not see KKR in final: SRK

    Kolkata : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, on Sunday expressed sadness at his team failing to make it to the Indian Premier league final at its home Eden Gardens.

  • East Bengal beat Wahingdoh 2-0

    Barasat : Dudu Omagbemi’s brace powered East Bengal to a 2-0 win over Royal Wahingdoh as the victory took them to one point shy of the third-placed Shillong outfit in the I-League football tournament here on Sunday.

  • Shivsainiks felicitating guardian minister Eknath Shinde

    Senamen fete Shinde at Bhayandar

    Bhayandar : “Unlike flashy Darbars held earlier, ours will be a monthly ‘Susamvad’- a dedicated people-friendly interactive meet, to sort out public grievances,” said PWD and Thane guardian minister Eknath Shinde while speaking at a public felicitation function held in Bhayandar.

  • Educate farmers on maximising produce, instructs Shah

    Barwani :  In charge Minister Vijay Shah said that it is the responsibility of the Agriculture, Horticulture and the Fisheries department to tell the farmers the ways to get maximum productivity out of the limited land they have. He was speaking at the review meet of Krishi Mahotsava at the collectorate.

  • Saudi Arabia says suicide bomber was IS operative

    Its claim of responsibility for Friday’s large-scale attack and the official Saudi confirmation bolsters concerns that the group has established a toehold inside the oil-rich kingdom (more…)

  • Return to Valley birthright of Kashmiri Pandits: Minister

    Jammu : Hitting out at those opposing the government’s rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri Pandits, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said it was the birthright of the community to settle in the Valley and reiterated the Centre’s commitment to their “honorable and safe return”.

  • Cook, Root defy Kiwis

    London : England captain Alastair Cook led from the front with a well-made hundred as the hosts battled back in the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s on Sunday.

  • A tale of two encounters

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is an articulate lawyer. He is also the BJP’s oft used election strategist. Above all, he is a master in the art of perception management. Little wonder he also heads the government’s Information and Broadcasting ministry and was chosen to fire the first salvo as the Modi sarkar completes on year in office. That he shares an excellent personal rapport with the capital’s press corps adds to

  • RBI to set up Central Fraud Registry

    New Delhi : Mindful of the impact of frauds on banks’ financials, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon set up a Central Fraud Registry as part of an early warning system.

  • Palghar MLA dies of heart attack

    Palghar : Krishna Ghoda, (61), the sitting Shiv Sena MLA from Palghar, died in the wee hours on Sunday while returning from a marriage function. While he was returning home around 2am he suffered a massive heart attack near Charoti toll plaza and was immediately rushed to Haria hospital at Vapi but died on the way. The hospital doctors declared him dead on arrival.

  • Pulses costlier by 64% in one yr

    New Delhi : Bucking the overall trend of easing inflation, pulses got costlier by up to 64% in the first year of the Modi government across major metro cities, primarily due to fall in domestic production. Amid forecast of a poor monsoon for the second consecutive year, the government is considering importing pulses through state-owned trading firms such as MMTC to boost domestic supply and check the rise in retail prices.

  • Aamir extends his stay in China

    Aamir Khan, who recently visited China for the premiere of his film PK specially took some time off and extended his trip to travel around the country and to learn about Chinese culture.

  • Enjoy ‘Playboy’ on your smartphone sans nudity

    New York : Are you a “Playboy” lover? Get ready to download it on your smartphone. The Chicago-based lifestyle and entertainment magazine has just launched its “Playboy Now” app, says IANS.

  • Surgeon amputates leg with a ‘rusty hacksaw’

    London : In a shocking incident, a surgeon at a hospital in Scotland allegedly used a “rusty hacksaw” to amputate an elderly man’s leg after attempting to get a suitable instrument from a prominent retail outlet.

  • Cong-NCP tie up for Vasai-Virar election?

    Palghar : A possible tie-up between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is the talk of the town to tackle the surging Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (BVA) for the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation’s (VVMC) elections to be conducted next month on June 14.

  • Make your hair holiday-ready

    New Delhi : Before you take off on a summer vacation to a destination of your choice, spare a little time to think of hair care, according to IANS.

  • Pakistan dismiss reports of playing home series in India

    Karachi : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has dismissed reports that it was ready to revive bilateral series against India on Indian soil and made it clear that the first series when it happens will be played in UAE as per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with BCCI.

  • Gilani speaks to son abducted 2 years ago

    Lahore : Pakistan’s former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said he had spoken to his son Ali Haider for the first time since he was kidnapped by a Taliban group in 2013 and is now being held in Afghanistan.

  • Hriday Sheth triumphs Dev Shah

    Mumbai : Hriday Sheth of DY Patil International School made the biggest upset of the tournament by beating the top seed and World School’s Champion Dev Shah of Dhirubhai Ambani International School in a nerving game of chess in the ongoing of Prestigious Under-9 Maharashtra State Chess Championship 2015, which is being held  at St. Lawrence School and Junior College at Thane, organized  by Thane District Chess Association(TDCA) and conducted by Maharashtra Chess