Free Press Journal
  • Sadananda Gowda

    AAP govt adopting confrontational policy towards Centre: Gowda

    Bengaluru: Accusing the Aam Admi Party government of “betraying” the people of Delhi, Union Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today slammed it of having confrontation with the Centre “right from day one”. Gowda also dismissed allegations levelled by AAP blaming the Modi government for the arrest of its Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar in the alleged fake degree case.

  • Jitender Singh Tomar

    Tomar’s fake degree row: Delhi BJP demands CM’s resignation

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP today demanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation owning moral responsibility over AAP leader Jitender Singh Tomar’s arrest in the alleged fake degree case. “We demand resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s for defending his law minister JS Tomar facing charges of fraud and cheating. Now again he (Kejriwal) is trying to befool people with talks of expelling him from AAP.

  • Listing in barred NGOs erroneous: IIT-Kgp

    Kolkata: The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, which was listed among the 4,470 NGOs barred by the central government from receiving foreign funds for not adhering to guidelines, on Friday claimed its inclusion was an error.

  • Rain, Shakib Al Hasan halt India’s push for quick runs

    Fatullah: Shakib Al Hasan and rain continued to play spoilsport in India’s drive to get quick runs as the visitors reached 462 for six against Bangladesh when weather forced an early tea on Day 3 of the one-off cricket Test here today. Starting the session after a one-and-a-half-hour delayed start due to rain during lunch time, India lost Murali Vijay (150) as Shakib (4-105), who had already taken two wickets in the first session,

  • charulata_ravi_kumar_razorfish

    Razorfish’s Charulata Ravi Kumar is Mentor Guest at IAA Webinar Series

    The International Advertising Association (IAA) – India Chapter will host Charulata Ravi Kumar, CEO, Razorfish India, as the Mentor Guest for the its next webinar on Tuesday, June 16 at 3 pm. “We are delighted to have Charulata, a seasoned professional, to speak at the next Webinar being conducted as part of the ‘World Goes Digital’ webinar series. I am confident professionals and students wishing to make a career in digital marketing will gain much

  • Girl gangraped

    Police arrest one in gang rape case

    Gurgaon: Police on Friday arrested one person on the charge of involvement in the gang rape of a woman at gunpoint. On the basis of a complaint by the woman – in her late thirties and a resident of Palam Vihar area here – a gang rape case was registered at Palam Vihar police station on Thursday against Habib Ansari and his two relatives.

  • attack, Manipur

    Chouhan pays tributes to soldier killed in Manipur ambush

    Bhopal,: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited Farhadi village in Rewa district to pay tributes to Jitendra Singh Kushwaha who laid down his life fighting extremists in Manipur recently. Insurgents had killed 18 soldiers in an ambush in Chandel district of Manipur on June 4.

  • Creator of Chandigarh’s world acclaimed Rock Garden dead

    Chandigarh: Creator of Chandigarh’s famous Rock Garden, Nek Chand, died at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here early Friday following cardiac arrest, his family members said. He will be cremated here on Saturday.

  • Rahul Dravid

    Ravi Shastri has been terrific as team director: Rahul Dravid

    New Delhi: Batting legend Rahul Dravid has given a thumbs up to Ravi Shastri and said the current Indian cricket team director has done a terrific job in his role so far. According to latest media reports, Shastri will be announced as the new head coach after the conclusion of the team’s tour of Bangladesh where they are playing a Test and three One-Day Internationals (ODI) against the hosts. The post of

  • Bhullar shifted to Amritsar jail from Delhi amid high security

    New Delhi: The 1993 Delhi bomb blast case convict Prof Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar was today shifted to Amritsar Central Jail from Delhi’s Tihar Jail after being brought by road from the national capital amidst tight police security.

  • Michael Clarke

    Michael Clarke satisfied with his comeback post tough summer

    Johannesburg : Australian skipper Michael Clarke, whom many had described as a spent force a year before, is satisfied with his performance and defying all doubters who had raised questions about his mettle. Clarke had a very little time to reflect on a ‘tough summer’ battling his hamstring injury and grieving over the tragic death of his team-mate Philip Hughes, Sport24 reported. However, Clarke, who came back from injury and led his side to

  • Pakistan hopes to host more international cricket matches

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan says he has high hopes of hosting more international matches soon after the successful tour by Zimbabwe which he believes will inspire other teams to follow suit, with Sri Lanka considering a return to the country.  Khan invited his Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) counterpart Sidath Wettimuny to the third One-Day-International in an effort to show how far Pakistan had come since the terrorist attack

  • Smriti Irani

    AAP demands probe against Smriti Irani’s fake degrees

    New Delhi:: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday demanded that a probe be launched on the alleged “fake” degrees acquired by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani, even as it confirmed that an internal Lokpal would probe the issue of forged degrees of former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar.

  • Narendra Modi

    Special ties with Russia will acquire greater relevance: PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be travelling to Russia next month, today extended his good wishes to it on the ‘Day of Russia’ and expressed confidence that the “special and privileged” ties between the two nations will acquire greater relevance in the coming days.

  • Leander Paes

    Leander Paes opts out of New Zealand Davis Cup tie

    New Delhi: Senior pro Leander Paes has opted out of next month’s Davis Cup tie against New Zealand as selectors announced a four-member team to be led by singles stars Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri. Paes had played in the World Group play-off tie against Serbia in Bangalore, which India lost 2-3 in September last year.

  • Indian Army

    Army, govt to formulate strategy for Amarnath yatra on highway

    Jammu: To ensure seamless movement of pilgrims during the annual Amarnath Yatra along the Jammu- Srinagar highway, army and civil authorities today decided to formulate strategies that will focus on security and protection of pilgrims convoys besides enhancing the food and medical facilities to them.

  • India to defend South Asian Basketball title at home

    Bangalore: Defending champion India will  host the South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) here from July 3-5 with the tournament serving as a qualifying round for the FIBA Asian Championship. Basketball Federation of India (BFI) has picked the Kanteerva Stadium in Bangalore as the venue for SABA. The team for the competition will picked following a six day camp here for 24 probables, starting on June 15. “Out of the 24 probables, Amjyot Singh Gill, Amritpal Singh and Satnam

  • Mumbai Monsoon

    Monsoon hits Mumbai, regular rainfall in next 4-5 days

    Mumbai: Bringing in the much-needed respite from the hot and humid conditions, the monsoon arrived in Mumbai with heavy showers lashing the city last night and this morning. However, the MeT department has forecast that the city will start receiving regular rainfall only after 4-5 days.

  • ‘Brazil’s Copa America preparation different to World Cup’

    Santiago: Defender David Luiz says Brazil’s preparations for the Copa America have been different from those for last year’s World Cup. Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, who was fired after Brazil’s 7-1 World Cup semi-final loss to Germany in July, often held short training sessions to keep his players fresh during the tournament, reports Xinhua.  His successor Dunga, who has since led the Selecao to 10 straight victories, has been known to

  • Google

    French privacy agency orders Google to remove global links

    Paris: France’s data privacy agency is ordering Google to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying the “right to be forgotten” for European citizens applies globally. The order today from CNIL comes more than a year after Europe’s highest court ruled that people have the right to control what appears when their name is searched online.