Free Press Journal
  • Uber

    Delhi HC sets aside rejection of Uber’s licence plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday set aside the state government’s order rejecting an application of the US-based Uber taxi service for a licence to ply in the national capital.

  • Greece races against clock to submit reform proposal

    Strasbourg (France): Greece submitted a request for aid from Europe’s bailout fund today, and is rushing to detail a plan of economic reforms that creditors want to see this week if they are to save the country from financial collapse and keep it in Europe’s joint currency.

  • piyush goyal

    Like CIL, PSUs can deliver on par with TCS, Infosys: Goyal

    New Delhi: Better vision and leadership can help state-owned firms to perform on par with top private players like Infosys, Wipro and TCS as has happened with Coal India Ltd which registered 12 per cent spurt in output, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

  • Shahrukh Khan

    SRK ‘shocked’ after fan leaves graffiti on ‘Mannat’ wall

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expressed “shock” after finding graffiti painted on the walls of his house ‘Mannat’ in Bandra locality here. The 49-year-old star took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share his disappointment over the act and wrote: “U can’t leave ur house for a day without sum one messing with it!! Shocked.”

  • dhanush

    Dhanush starrer ‘Maari’s’ trailer crosses 3 million views

    New Delhi: The trailer of Dhanush starrer upcoming Tamil action comedy film ‘Maari’ has crossed three million views. Expressing his excitement, the 31-year-old actor tweeted a picture which read, “#maari trailer crosses 3 million. Thank you all. Now gearing up for July 17th with all ur blessings. #varom.” Written and directed by Balaji Mohan, the film also stars Kajal Aggarwal in lead role.

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal

    FSSAI needs to streamline provisions: Harsimrat Badal

    New Delhi: Expressing concerns over “fear” in the food processing sector following the regulatory steps taken by the FSSAI, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today said the regulator needs to streamline its provisions and stress on innovations in the sector.

  • Amanda Peterson

    Amanda Peterson’s last day was ‘wonderful’, says mom

    Washington DC: Amanda Peterson, who starred in the 1987 movie ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ opposite Patrick Dempsey, may have died unexpectedly in her sleep at the age of 43, but her mother says the actress’ last day was “wonderful.”

  • Maggi

    3 of 4 Companies Adulterating, Misbranding Food Go Unpunished

    Three of every four companies found guilty of misbranding or selling adulterated food products get away without any punishment, according to health ministry records, even as Nestle India and the instant-noodle industry continue to suffer what now appears to have been an exaggerated scare over contaminants.

  • Ben Affleck; Jennifer Garner

    Ben Affleck flies back to Jennifer Garner to ‘spend time’

    Washington DC: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner seem to be giving a second though to their recent split announcement as the actor was spotted flying back to Atlanta to spend some quality time with his actress wife and their kids.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex crashes 484 pts on China sell-off, Greece woes

    Mumbai: Indian markets joined the global rout today as the benchmark Sensex went into a downward spiral, falling as much as 484 points, the most in over a month, spooked by a Chinese sell-off and heightened Greece fears. The 30-share gauge crashed 483.97 points, or 1.72 per cent, to settle at 27,687.72. The broader Nifty too lost 147.75 points, or 1.74 per cent, to end the day at 8,363.05.

  • Mobile app for paperless tickets in Mumbai suburban

    New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today launched a mobile ticketing app for unreserved tickets that will cover 35 stations between the 123 km long Churchgate -Dhauroad suburban section in Western Railway.

  • Vyapam scam

    Plan to shift 17 Vyapam scam accused to another prison

    Indore: Alarmed by the death of a Vyapam scam accused under suspicious conditions in the district jail a week back, the prison authorities here want to shift 17 inmates allegedly involved in the scandal to another prison. However, the authorities cited lack of elaborate medical facilities in the jail housing around 920 prisoners as the reason for planning to shift the inmates.

  • Healthy tips to stay fit in Monsoon…

    Monsoon is the most adored season of all. It gives you special moments of love, enjoyment, happiness, togetherness and so on. It is a season of mixed gestures. Some love it, some don’t. But, as we know, everything comes with a user manual. You have to take special care during these days. Infections and illness coming at your door step is not so cool. Waterborne diseases, bacterial diseases, viral fever, etc are

  • Atletico de Kolkata

    ATK announce sports director, pondering on marquee player

    Kolkata: Insisting that the team would be seen in a more ‘professional avatar’ in the upcoming season, reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata today announced the appointment of the sports director and a new foreign recruit ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament’s domestic draft in Mumbai on July 10.

  • Jwala, Ashwini, Gopichand

    Jwala, Ashwini getting all the support, says Gopichand

    New Delhi: India’s chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand today rubbished all the allegations levelled against him by Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, and insisted that the Indian women’s doubles pair are getting all the support from BAI, SAI and the government. After their recent win at the Canadian Open, Ashwini and Jwala had urged Gopichand to treat all badminton players equally or step down as the national coach, referring to their exclusion from the

  • Kochi Tuskers

    BCCI to challenge Lahoti report over Kochi Tuskers

    New Delhi: The BCCI today indicated it will appeal against former Chief Justice of India R C Lahoti’s report that went in favour of Kochi Tuskers, the erstwhile IPL franchise whose contract was terminated by the Board in 2011 because of an alleged breach of contract. “We have got arbitrator Lahoti’s report. The majority of the members are of the opinion of appealing against arbitrator’s report. We are seeking legal opinion,” IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla told PTI after

  • Irrfan Khan

    Irrfan to host Indian premiere of ‘Amy’

    Mumbai:  Actor Irrfan will host the Indian premiere of director friend Asif Kapadia’s upcoming documentary “Amy”, based on the life and death of British singer Amy Winehouse. Irrfan and Kapadia have been friends since they worked together in “The Warrior”, which was also the 48-year-old actor’s first international film.

  • Smartphone

    Smart-phone can harm your `learning process`

    Washington DC : A recent study on the first-time smart-phone users revealed that people feel smart-phones are actually detrimental to their ability to learn. Conducted by the Rice University, the research paper ‘You Can Lead a Horse to Water But You Cannot Make Him Learn: Smartphone Use in Higher Education’ reveals the self-rated impact of smart-phones among the users. Assistant professor Philip Kortum said that smart-phone technology has been penetrating world markets, becoming abundant