Free Press Journal
  • Sharad Pawar

    JD-U-RJD alliance unbreakable: Pawar

    Patna: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said that the alliance of the JD-U, RJD, Congress and his own NCP was “unbreakable and strong”. “The NCP will contest the Bihar assembly polls together with these parties. Our alliance is unbreakable and strong,” Pawar told the media.

  • Bappi Lahiri to get Lifetime Achievement Award

    Mumbai: Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri will be conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Francisco Global Movie Fest. He says this “adulation” keeps veterans like him “alive and going”.

  • Airtel

    Airtel hikes data rates for pre-paid customers in Delhi

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel has increased mobile internet tariffs of 2G and 3G services for pre-paid users in Delhi NCR, becoming the second major operator after Idea Cellular to hike rates following the March spectrum auction. The company has increased 3G charges by over 18 per cent for 1GB plans whereas 2G is dearer by over 13 per cent.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Singing for ‘Mr Natwarlal’ was a nightmare: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that he had a tough time convincing music director Rajesh Roshan for not making him sing in “Mr Natwarlal”, which recently completed its 36 years. Bachchan, 72, who made his debut in playback singing with the song “Mere Paas Aao” in the 1979 film, said the recording process was a “nightmare” for him.

  • piyush goyal

    No dearth of coal to feed power plants: Piyush Goyal

    Lucknow: There is an ample amount of coal for every thermal power plant in the country in view of record production by Coal India Limited (CIL), Power Minist r Piyush Goyal said today.

  • Cairn India

    Cairn India to merge with Vedanta Ltd; to pare debt

    New Delhi: Billionaire Anil Agarwal-led group plans to merge its cash-rich oil firm Cairn India Ltd with its flagship metals and mining company Vedanta Ltd in an all-share deal aimed at trimming the group’s huge debt. The merger will help cut Vedanta’s Rs 37,636 crore gross debt by using Rs 16,870 crore cash lying with Cairn as well as over Rs 14,000 crore of cash the firm generates every year.

  • Army

    Several terrorists killed on India-Myanmar border: Army 

    New Delhi: In a strong response to the ambush that killed 18 soldiers in Manipur, the Indian Army on Tuesday said it has launched operations along Indo-Myanmar border killing several militants.

  • I have never seen a pitch like this: Sri Lankan coach

    Fatullah: They might be the hosts but the Bangladeshi cricket team has been left baffled by the pitch for the one-off Test against India with their Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusingha saying that he has never seen a track like the one in Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium he,. re.

  • Mumbai City FC re-sign Anelka

    Mumbai: Mumbai City FC on Tuesday announced prolific French footballer Nicolas Anelka has been signed on again as the marquee player for the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL).

  • Chris Gayle

    Gayle urges English cricketers to play in ‘fantastic’ IPL

    Hertfordshire (England): West Indies hard-hitting batsman Chris Gayle has hailed the Indian Premier League (IPL) as a “fantastic” tournament and urged England cricketers to participate in the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    “Realistic” Bangladesh should aim for draw: Mortaza

    Fatullah: Up against fancied India, Bangladesh’s ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says the home team should be “realistic” and enter the one-off Test with an aim to achieve a draw. India are currently ranked third in the ICC Test rankings as compared to Bangladesh’s lowly ninth position on the eve of the match.

  • PDP, BJP

    In just 100 days, chinks appear in PDP-BJP rule

    Jammu: As the PDP-BJP alliance completes 100 days in office in Jammu and Kashmir this month, it is becoming more and more apparent that the two parties are pulling in different directions.

  • BSE

    Sensex provisionally closes 71 points down

    Mumbai: A day after it touched the lowest levels since October last year, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closed in the red during the trade session on Tuesday.

  • Maggi

    Goa FDA asks Nestle to recall Maggi stock from 709 outlets

    Panaji: The Food and Drugs Administration in Goa has asked Nestle company to recall all the stock of Maggi noodles from 709 outlets across the state by this evening, which would be destroyed in presence of authorities a week later. FDA has issued these instructions to Nestle which has its production unit at Bicholim town, 40 kms away from here.

  • Goa to host 5th Youth Delphic Games in February 2016

    Panaji: The fifth Youth Delphic Games will be held in Goa from February 1 to 14 next year. “The world’s only common floor for art and culture comes to India for the first time and so for arts and culture enthusiasts February 2016 is the time to head to Goa to witness the truly international event,” organisers said today.

  • Coast Guard launches massive search operation to locate missing aircraft

    Chennai: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Tuesday said that the search for the missing Dornier Aircraft with three members on-board is underway in full swing, adding that eight ships and several aircrafts were being deployed for surveillance and search of the missing aircraft.

  • wifi

    Bundi to get free WiFi at select tourist spots

    Bundi (Raj): To boost tourists facilities here, the district administration has decided to provide free WiFi facility at select places in this city. Chairing a tourism development committee meeting here, District Collector Neha Giri yesterday said the department of Information and Technology has approved the service at selected places in the city.