Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai Trains

    Passengers jump off slow moving train headed for Kalwa station

    Mumbai: Around 50 passengers who boarded a local train at Kurla railway station, jumped onto the Vikhroli railway station’s platform number one, after they realised that it was headed for the Kalwa railway carshed, a Government Railway Police (GRP) official said here today.

  • Ranveer Singh-Farhan Akhtar

    Ranveer missed Bhansali on ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ sets

    Mumbai: Every day was like a party on the sets of Zoya Akhtar’s “Dil Dhadakne Do”, but by the end of it, actor Ranveer Singh craved for some “Bhansali action”.

  • Van Ass justified Rupinder’s axing, says working on variations

    New Delhi: In a surprise move, India today axed ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh for the upcoming Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinal and the team’s chief coach Paul van Ass justified the decision, saying it was a tactical move aimed at trying out “variations” ahead of the Rio Games.

  • Rashid, Gangjee look to crush Siddikur’s dream at Bangladesh Open

    Dhaka: India’s rising star Rashid Khan and seasoned Rahil Gangjee will lead the Indian challenge that will hope to dash local superstar Siddhikur Rahman’s hopes of keeping the trophy in his country as the inaugural $300,000 Bangladesh Open golf tournament starts here on Wednesday.

  • I have experienced more failure than success: Dhawan

    New Delhi: India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan says his ability to deal with the “inevitable failure” has helped him immensely in his five-year-old international career. “Now I am seen as a successful cricketer but the fact is that I have had more failure than success. You are bound to undergo hardships and it has been no different for me. I have played about 60 odd games (ODIs) and scored only eight hundreds. A

  • Bayliss appointed England head coach

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) appointed Australian Trevor Bayliss as their new head coach. Bayliss, who is currently coach of New South Wales, is due to join the ECB next month — in time to take charge of the team for the start of the Ashes in July.

  • Narendra Modi in Germany

    People’s expectations are high, much more to be done: PM

    New Delhi: On the first anniversary of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said people’s expectations are “high” and there is “much more to be done” as he listed the work done over the last one year, ranging from “rejuvenating” the economy to initiatives for the poor.

  • FBI investigates chemical weapon threats to 10 int’l flights

    Washington: The FBI is probing threats to at least 10 international flights after a man claimed chemical weapons were aboard the jets, media reports said today. Maryland State Police received an anonymous call threatening commercial flights, claiming bombs and chemical weapons were on board.

  • Coal Scam

    HC calls absurd CIL’s reason for cancelling e-auction of coal

    New Delhi,: Delhi High Court today termed as “absurd” CIL’s reason for cancelling an e-auction of coal, in which Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) had got 49,000 metric tonnes of the fuel due to delay in getting consent to operate two Chhattisgarh mines.

  • Indian airlines urge govt to prevent ‘poaching’ of workforce

    New Delhi: Flagging its concern over “rampant poaching” of skilled workforce including engineers and cabin crew by global carriers, primarily the cash-rich Gulf airlines, the domestic airline industry has urged the government to formulate some regulations to tackle the issue.

  • Muhammad Morsi

    Egypt protests Pakistan criticism of Morsi death sentence

    Cairo: Egypt summoned Pakistan’s charge d’affaires to protest at Islamabad’s criticism of the death sentence handed down to ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, the foreign ministry said today.

  • hostage video

    China says verifying Pakistan Taliban hostage video

    Beijing: China today said it is verifying a video released by the Pakistani Taliban which showed a kidnapped Chinese tourist appealing to his government to pay the ransom demanded by his captors to secure his freedom.

  • Al Shabaab

    No officer killed in Al Shabaab attack: Kenyan police

    Nairobi: Kenyan police on Tuesday denied reports that Somalia’s Al Shabaab militant group on Monday night killed dozens of police officers during an ambush in a village in northeastern Garissa county.

  • 18 security personnel killed by Taliban in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 11 Afghan policemen and seven soldiers were killed on Tuesday in a Taliban offensive in southern Afghanistan, while five militants were also killed during the attack on security posts, an official told Efe news agency.

  • G A Mir

    PDP-BJP govt anti-people; will be forced to step down: Congress

    Srinagar: In a scathing attack on the PDP BJP dispensation in the state, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress today said the coalition government would be forced to step down in near future owing to its “anti-people” policies. “The people of Jammu and Kashmir have lost faith in the present regime and I can say it with full confidence that people want change and the day is not far when PDP-BJP coalition will be

  • CBI will probe lottery scam, says Karnataka

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government have decided to hand over the multi-crore lottery scam to the CBI for investigation owing to alleged involvement of agents in other states.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Gadkari-Digvijay defamation case arguments in August

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed August one to hear further arguments on the issue of framing of charge on a criminal defamation complaint filed by union minister Nitin Gadkari against senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh.