Free Press Journal
  • GST push: Govt move on reviving monsoon session likely today

    New Delhi  : The Government is likely to take a view on Tuesday on reconvening Parliament’s Monsoon session, which was adjourned sine die on August 13 but not prorogued, to push through key reform measures like GST.

  • Dawood will be brought to book: Govt

    Hyderabad : Notwithstanding repeated denials by Pakistan of his presence in that country, Government would take steps to bring terror mastermind Dawood Ibrahim to book, Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Choudhary said on Monday. “Our work is on. The addresses of his (Dawood) six houses (in Pakistan) have come. We have (details on) his telephone conversation also. But, Pakistan still says he is not there despite so much evidence being

  • Double delight for VIBGYOR High Goregaon School

    Mumbai :  Two Basketball teams of VIBGYOR High Goregaon School, U-11 Boys and U-14 Girls teams, achieved significant success in a single day at the Finals of Hoop Savio Inter-School Basketball tournament held on August 22, 2015.

  • MNS workers bully female CR employee

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists bullied a female employee of the Central Railway for asking the RTI application earlier filed in Marathi to be filled in English or Hindi for prompt reply from the department. A group of MNS activists led by corporator Sandeep Deshpande held a protest condemning the female officer’s act and demanded an apology from her.

  • Yakub noose: Channels say rules not violated

    New Delhi  : Three leading news broadcasters, which were issued show cause notices by the government over their coverage of the Yakub Memon hanging incident, have defended their programmes saying these were according to the norms and did not violate any rules.

  • SPG Billiardiers advance in 2nd Videocon Billiards Premier League

    Mumbai :  National junior champion Ishpreet Singh Chadha (-100) brought off a break of 93 to down Sarang Shroff (-130) and helped SPG Billiardiers score over Rrockets and enter the play-offs of the 2nd Videocon Billiards Premier League on Monday.

  • 3 more China radars in Tibet on India border

    Beijing: In a move that will have strategic ramifications for India, China will soon deploy three more unmanned radars in Tibet in addition to the one already installed there to strengthen air surveillance in the Himalayan region along the Indian border. China’s first unmanned radar station has stood for eight years on top of Ganbala Mountain.

  • Amol Palekar to head India’s Oscar jury

    New Delhi : Veteran actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar has been appointed the chairman of India’s Oscar jury by the Film Federation of India (FFI), which selects the country’s official entry in the Best Foreign Film category of the prestigious Academy Awards.

  • OROP row: Ex-serviceman on fast shifted to hospital

    New Delhi : The ‘One Rank One Pension’ row escalated on Monday with Col Pushpendra Singh (Retd), on a fast-unto-death for the last eight days demanding its immediate implementation, being shifted to Army hospital here after his medical report showed increased ketone levels.

  • Girls lose friends after sex, boys gain

    New York : The friends circle of girls shrinks after having sex while that of boys gains after ‘doing it’. But when it comes to “making out”, girls gain friends while boys lose peer support for the same behaviour, a study has found, reports IANS.

  • CBI seeks more time to take over Vyapam scam

    The scandal had rocked the monsoon session of parliament with the Congress demanding that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan should step down to allow a free and fair probe  (more…)

  • Drunken cop caught on cam suspended

    New Delhi : Cracking the whip on a policeman, who was purportedly seen travelling drunk in Delhi Metro in a video clip that went viral on social media, commissioner B S Bassi on Monday suspended the erring cop, terming the incident “an exception”.

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    India cannot be insulated

    The Chinese contagion has spread. Global markets suffered massive losses thanks to the bad news coming out of China. Only a few days ago, China was going full speed ahead, setting up a BRICS Bank, with ambitions to take on the venerated Bretton Woods twins of World Bank and IMF, a separate investment and infrastructure bank, a concerted bid for the yuan to be made a global currency and aggressively pushing the

  • Centre to give funds for drought relief

    Mumbai : The Union government has already released Rs 550 crore for fodder camps and provisions to meet water scarcity and they are also ready to release more funds if and when needed, revenue minister Enath Khadse told reporters here on Monday.

  • LG unveils new G Pad tablet

    Washington  : South Korean company LG has announced a new android tablet which is a sequel of its G Pad, reports ANI.

  • Cameron orders MI6 to hunt down Jihadi John

    london: Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered Britian’s intelligence network and special forces to redouble their efforts to kill or capture a London-born IS terrorist referred to as ‘Jihadi John’, days after he warned to return to the UK to continue ‘cutting off heads’.