Free Press Journal
  • P C Chacko

    Vyapam scam: Act stern against culprits, says Chacko

    New Delhi: Congress leader PC Chacko said that CBI investigation on Vyapam Scam should be done seriously and all those who are involved must be exposed, adding that they also want Supreme Court to supervise this investigation process.

  • Zimbabwe, India

    India eye whitewash, Zimbabwe play for pride

    Harare: An unassailable lead taken, India will look to complete the formalities and assert their supremacy by completing a whitewash when they take on Zimbabwe in the third and final cricket one-dayer here tomorrow. After a scratchy four-run victory in the opening game,
    India got their act together to thrash the hosts by 62 runs in the second game, riding on a solid all-round performance. The areas which seemed like cause of concern after the opening game were

  • Salman, Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia’s king Salman shuffles government again

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman today named a new housing minister and replaced the head of the royal court in his latest government shuffle. A decree named Minister of State Khalid bin Abdulrahman al-Issa to replace Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Suwailem as head of the royal court, a type of gatekeeper to the king.

  • People moved to safer places as river crosses safety mark

    Jammu: More than 100 people residing in villages of Ramgarh sector in the Samba district here have been moved to safer places after the Basantar river breached the safety mark, a senior official said today. “As a precautionary measure more than 100 villagers were asked to move out of their houses from various villages in the Ramgarh sector of the district,” Samba Deputy Commissioner Sheetal Nanda told PTI.

  • Exit from ‘Opposition’ mindset, Sena tells BJP

    Mumbai: In a stinging attack on its ally, the Shiv Sena today said that it will be “unfortunate” if the BJP does not come out of its “Opposition” mindset and provide a strong leadership in Maharashtra even as it asserted that it cannot turn a blind eye to the situation on the border. “Some people, when they open their eyes see the border crisis and Pakistan’s breach of trust time and again. This

  • Uber

    Uber restarts credit card payments in India

    Washington : Private taxi cab firm Uber has started accepting credit card payments in India again. Last year, legislation forced it to switch to a mobile wallet payment system. According to the Techcrunch.com, the company has partnered with mobile payment processing company MobiKwik to resume card payment along with support for debit cards. The new system is in accordance with regulations from the Reserve Bank of India which require two-factor authentication for when a

  • Shahid Kapoor - Mira Rajput

    Mira is perfect girl for Shahid: Neelima Azeem

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor’s mother Neelima Azeem is happy to get a daughter-in-law like Mira Rajput as she says she’s the kind of girl she always wanted for her son.

  • Viacom18 launches digital biz, appoints Gaurav Gandhi as COO

    New Delhi: Media firm Viacom18 today announced the launch of its new digital business and named Gaurav Gandhi as its Chief Operating Officer. The new entity ‘Viacom18 Digital Ventures’ will bridge traditional broadcasting and digital innovation, the media firm said in a statement.

  • surender koli

    Nithari case: UP court Surendra Koli’s sentence plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought response of Nithari serial killings case convict Surender Koli on a plea of the Uttar Pradesh government against the Allahabad High Court verdict that commuted his death penalty to life term earlier this year. A bench of Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justices Amitava Roy and Arun Mishra issued notice to Koli on the UP government’s petition against the high court order that had rapped

  • dharmendra pradhan

    CNG stations to triple in NCR: Petroleum minister

    New Delhi: The government plans to triple the current CNG stations in the national capital region (NCR) for boosting use of the clean fuel, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said here on Monday.

  • Oppn slams Maha govt over apathy on farmer loans

    Mumbai: The Monsoon Session of Maharashtra Legislature got off to a noisy start here today, with opposition members flaying the BJP-led government over “apathy” on loan waiver for farmers.

  • Brain

    Brain’s wrinkled layer reveals genetic heritage

    New York: The three-dimensional shape of the cerebral cortex – the wrinkled outer layer of the brain controlling many functions of thinking and sensation – strongly correlates with one’s ancestral background, says a study.

  • Amitabh bachchan

    What’s the toughest battle of celebrityhood? Big B

    Mumbai: Scrutinising Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic’s iconic win over Swiss maestro Roger Federer in the men’s singles final of Wimbledon, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said in the battle of “legends”, one needs “guts to withstand the demotion” and accept defeat with “grace and dignity”.

  • RBI

    RBI releases monthly bulletin for July 2015

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank of India has released the July 2015 issue of its monthly bulletin. According to a release of the central bank, the bulletin is accompanied by a financial stability report: June 2015 as a supplement. Apart from speeches by the top management and current statistics, this issue includes an article on International Banking Statistics of India: 2014 and a summary of the RBI Working Paper titled ‘Estimating Sacrifice Ratio for

  • Alexis Tsipras

    Greek compromise proposed after Tsipras, Hollande,Merkel talks

    Brussels: The leaders of Greece, Germany, France and the EU proposed a “compromise” on a bailout deal for Athens at late-night talks which will now be put to the rest of the eurozone, a European source said early today. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and EU president Donald Tusk hammered out the proposal on the sidelines of an emergency summit of the 19 countries that use the

  • Ambati Rayadu

    Zimbabwe tour: Sanju Samson to replace injured Ambati Rayadu

    New Delhi: Ambati Rayudu, who sustained an injury during the second ODI, has been ruled out of rest of the tour of Zimbabwe. He will be replaced by Sanju Samson. The BCCI medical team has confirmed that Rayudu has been ruled out of the remaining part of the tour after he pulled his right quadriceps muscles during the match last night in Harare. It is expected that he will be requiring at least two

  • Caitlyn Jenner

    Caitlyn Jenner’s car crash video proves celebs can’t catch felony

    Washington DC : The recently emerged video of Caitlyn Jenner’s Malibu fatal car crash, which took place when she was known as Bruce Jenner, has revealed that there’s no law for reality stars and they can never catch a felony. The footage clearly showed that the 65-year-old American reality star’s SUV smashed into Kim Howe’s Lexus and a black Prius, but still L.A. County Sheriff’s investigators believed that Jenner was simply inattentive and

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams ‘part time politician’ Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi : Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday dubbed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s meeting with the street vendors in the national capital to be a ‘part time political drama’ of a ‘part time politician’. “This is just a part time political drama of a part time politician. It is not meant for the progress and prosperity of the nation. We, the Bharatiya Janata Party,

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi vows to work for the cause of street vendors

    New Delhi: Reaching out to street vendors, Rahul Gandhi today made a strong pitch for a fair deal to them, including better facilities, and vowed to work for their cause. Visiting the Raghubir Nagar area in West Delhi where hundreds of vendors sell lot of products, especially altered clothes, the Congress Vice President said, “The vendors called me complaining about the lack of proper facilities. The poor workers here have not been given proper space