Free Press Journal
  • Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj defends herself over photoshopping rumours

    Los Angeles: Rapper Nicki Minaj, who has been accused by fans of photoshopping her derriere in a photograph which she shared on social media platform, has cleared the air regarding the rumours.

  • Coal Scam

    Phase 3 of coal mines auction to begin tomorrow

    New Delhi: Third leg of coal mines auction will kick-off tomorrow with firms like JSPL, Hindalco, Vedanta and JSW Steel in the fray for five blocks that the government has put up for bidding. Two mines on offer tomorrow are Marki Mangli-I mine in Maharashtra and Bhaskarpara mine in Chhattisgarh.

  • Memphis Depay

    Want to create my own legacy at United: Memphis Depay

    London: Dutch winger Memphis Depay is determined to do justice to the iconic No 7 shirt at English football club Manchester United, but has been told to save his tricks for the right moment.

  • Afghanistan quake

    Quake hits Afghanistan, tremors in Kashmir, Delhi 

    Srinagar/New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan on Monday and tremors were felt in India in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and Rajasthan, authorities said.

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    Service quality a matter of immediate concern: New TRAI chief

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI, under the new Chairman, R S Sharma, will look at resolving service quality issue such as call drops on a priority basis and simultaneously expedite work on Net neutrality, broadcast digitisation and spectrum pricing, among others.

  • Wrestling Champion Ravi Kumar

    Ravi Kumar to spearhead junior wrestling team at Worlds

    New Delhi: Junior Asian Wrestling Champion Ravi Kumar will spearhead an eight-member Indian freestyle team at the Junior World Championships to be held in Salvador Da Bahia, Brazil, from Tuesday.

  • Increase in informers’ reward to check drugs smuggling

    New Delhi: In order to check smuggling of narcotics, the Finance Ministry has increased monetary rewards given to informers and government officers for giving tip off leading to its seizure. There has been six-fold increase in reward for giving intelligence resulting in seizure of cocaine (Rs 2.4 lakh per kg) and heroin (Rs 1.2 lakh per kg), as per the new ‘guidelines for grant of reward to informers and government servants, 2015’ issued

  • Economy

    Sensex provisionally closes 204 points down 

    New Delhi: Sentiments turned bearish on the eve of the release of key economic data points, leading to a barometer index of the Indian equity markets closing 204 points down provisionally on Monday.

  • Xiaomi ties up with Foxconn for first India plant

    Vishakhapatnam: Giving a leg up to the Make in India programme, Xiaomi today said it has partnered with Taiwan’s Foxconn to set up a mobile phone manufacturing unit here as the Chinese technology major looks at grabbing a larger share of the booming Indian handset market.

  • Parliament

    Land bill not to come before Parliament before Winter Session

    New Delhi: The contentious land acquisition bill will not come to Parliament before the Winter Session, with the Joint Committee of Parliament examining the measure today deciding to seek more time to finalize its report after Congress and TMC sought more time to study certain clauses.

  • Janhavi Gadkar

    Jahnvi Gadkar case: Mumbai Police files charge sheet

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police today filed a charge sheet against 35-year-old corporate lawyer Jahnvi Gadkar, who is accused of mowing down two persons here on June 10 under the influence of alcohol. “We have filed a 560-page charge sheet against the accused. We have made it a watertight case,” said an official of the police department.

  • Rape case

    Kidnap, rape of 9-year-old girl: Couple and youth jailed

    New Delhi: A couple and a youth have been sentenced to varying jail terms for the offences of raping and kidnapping a minor girl by a Delhi court which relied on the testimonies of the victim and her father, saying they were “convincing and truthful”.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    House will function once Swaraj answers questions: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi today said Congress will allow Parliament to function only after External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj discloses her family’s financial transactions with Lalit Modi and hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for praising chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan while remaining silent on their “illegal” acts.

  • M K Stalin

    Prohibition first task if DMK voted to power : M K Stalin

    Chennai: Seeking to target the ruling AIADMK over prohibition issue, DMK treasurer M K Stalin today vowed that implementing prohibition will be the first task if his party is voted to power in the Assembly polls next year.

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    Bomb scare in Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: An anonymous call claiming that a bomb was planted inside Bombay High Court premises here today sent security agencies into tizzy, who later found it was a hoax.

  • Jason Rezaian

    Washington Post reporter’s spy trial resumes in Iran

    Tehran: The trial of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian resumed today in Tehran, in what could be the final hearing before a judgment is issued on whether he spied on Iran.

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    Maria directs probe in police raids at hotels, beaches

    Mumbai: In the wake of angry reactions from the public, Mumbai Police chief Rakesh Maria has directed a probe into last week’s raids by Malwani police at hotels and a beach here for indecent behaviour in public in which 13 couples and 35 others were rounded up.

  • Jagan Mohan Reddy

    Centre, Congress, TDP to be blamed for AP not getting spl status: Jagan Mohan Reddy

    New Delhi: Attacking the Centre and the TDP government for failing to get the special category status for Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress Party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today charged Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu with throwing the State “aside” just to keep an enquiry into cash- for-vote scam at bay.