Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi shakes hands with Nawaz Sharif

    Aziz remarks: Cong questions justification of Modi-Sharif meet

    New Delhi: Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “knee-jerk” reaction in diplomacy with Pakistan and questioned the justification of his mee ing with Nawaz Sharif in Russia, after Islamabad sought “more evidence and information” on Mumbai attacks case and asserted that talks cannot take place without Kashmir on the agenda.

  • Nabam Tuki

    Comm to decide on engg wings in non-engg depts: Tuki

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today said the state government has constituted a committee headed by Agriculture and Horticulture minister Chona Mein to recommend whether to create engineering wings in non-engineering departments or to create a separate infrastructure development department.

  • Marines case: Italy invokes int’l arbitration against India

    New Delhi: Italy today made a fresh plea before the Supreme Court saying it has invoked international arbitration challenging India’s jurisdiction to try two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen three years ago, as the court allowed one of them to remain in Italy for six more months on medical grounds.

  • GAGAN, aviation navigation system, launched

    New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today formally launched the GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system, which would make airline operations more efficient and cut down costs as it reduces separation between aircraft, increase air safety and fuel efficiency.

  • HC gives 3-months time to 5 illegal schools for regularisation

    Mumbai: Taking a lenient stand saying the academic year has begun, the Bombay High Court today granted three months time to five schools that have illegally constructed their building structures on government and to apply for regularisation. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Revati Mohite Dere was hearing a PIL by Ali Asgar Tehsildar alleging that around eight schools in Malwani area of suburban Malad have illegally constructed extensions to

  • Talks on with states on DBT scheme for kerosene: Pradhan

    New Delhi: The petroleum ministry is in talks with state governments on drawing up plans similar to Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) for public distribution kerosene, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

  • Top 7 places to visit in Mizoram

    The lesser explored state of Mizoram is blessed with a splendid paradise that will leave you mesmerized with its natural beauty. A place which offers diversified terrain, and different cultures makes the visit to Mizoram a heavenly experience. For a travel enthusiast this place is a complete package which offers an offbeat way of exploring nature and a peek into the Mizoram culture showcasing the traditional attire, food and lifestyle that will add that

  • hizbul Mujahideen

    Hizbul Mujahideen’s financing module busted, 3 arrested

    Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir police today claimed to have busted a financing module of Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit with the arrest of three persons, including brother of an alleged active militant, along with Rs 17.5 lakh and 33 fake golden coins in Kulgam district.

  • Fadnavis to challenge the teep metro fare hike plan

    Mumbai: The dispute between Reliance Infra- led Mumbai Metro One and the state is set to intensify with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis saying his administration will challenge the proposal to increase fares up to Rs 110 for the 11.4-km metro service, in the Supreme Court.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic credits marital bliss for success

    Wimbledon: World No.1 tennis star Novak Djokovic has hailed his family life following victory over Roger Federer 7-6 (1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3 at Wimbledon. The 28-year-old took just under three hours to triumph and then extolled the virtues of marriage and fatherhood on Sunday what became a day of double joy. With wife Jelena watching, Djokovic equalled the Wimbledon tally of his coach Boris Becker and hauled himself to a ninth Grand

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    Will definitely make a Marathi film: Salman Khan

    Mumbai: After lending production support to films like “Chillar Party” and “Dr. Cabbie”, actor Salman Khan is venturing into full-fledged production with “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and “Hero”. He also hopes to produce a Marathi film in the future.

  • Lucas Barrios

    Palmeiras set to sign Paraguay striker Lucas Barrios

    Sao Paulo: Paraguay international striker Lucas Barrios has agreed in principle to join eight-time Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras, the 30-year-old has said. Barrios arrived at Sao Paulo international airport to finalise details of his transfer from Russian club Spartak Moscow on Sunday, reports Xinhua.  “I am very happy. We are going to wait for the club to confirm the move but I’m delighted to be in Brazil,” Barrios told reporters.  The

  • Sanju Samson

    Sanju Samson excited over selection to Indian team

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sanju Samson, who replaced injured Ambati Rayudu in the Indian squad for the remainder of Zimbabwe tour, today said he was happy and excited to don the country’s colours. I am very happy and excited that I have been given a chance to play in the Indian team,” Samson told reporters. The Indian team is the world’s best team. I am very lucky to get a call to play for the country,” he added. He

  • Darren Lehmann

    Ashes: Darren Lehmann hints at changes in Australian line up after Cardiff loss

    London : Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has hinted that changes may take place in their line-up for the second Test starting, with all-rounder Shane Watson likely to be the first in the firing line. He admitted that the side is suffering from ‘selection worries’, adding that Australia is ‘disappointed’ with Watson’s performance, the BBC reported. He insisted that they will have a look at the wicket and would work out the best 11

  • Arjun Kapoor

    Arjun Kapoor won’t host ‘Comedy Nights…’ episode

    Mumbai: Arjun Kapoor has denied rumours that he will take on as the host of a few episodes of “Comedy Nights With Kapil” while Kapil Sharma recuperates from an injury. However, he says he remains a fan of the show.

  • Juan Aguilera Nunez, Darren O'dea, Mumbai FC

    Mumbai City FC sign Juan Aguilera Núñez and Darren O’dea

    Mumbai: In an effort to build a formidable outfit, Mumbai City FC have announced the signing of Spain’s Juan Aguilera Núñez and Darren O’dea of Republic of Ireland for the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 2. Juan Aguilera Núñez, a central midfielder is a Spanish professional footballer who played for Greek club Platanias FC from 2012 to 2015 with 82 appearances. His career began with amateurs Getafe CF B and CDA Navalcarnero, and then played

  • moody's

    Strong eco growth in India to revive steel demand: Moody’s

    New Delhi: Rating agency Moody’s today projected an increase in demand for steel in India on the back of strong economic growth and revival of infrastructure spending. The global firm also forecast that a steel glut in world’s largest producer China is expected to worsen amid slowing demand and steady production.

  • BRICS, AIIB banks to break IMF, WB monopoly: China think tank

    Beijing: The formation of the New Development Bank (NDB) by the BRICS nations along with the formation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will break the monopoly of the IMF and World Bank and make their functioning more democratic, a state-run Chinese think tank has said.

  • Sensex

    Greece deal buoys investors, Sensex gains 300 points 

    Mumbai: A barometer index of the Indian equity markets provisionally closed 300 points up on Monday, as investors’ sentiments were buoyed on account of Greece reaching an agreement for a new bailout package.