Free Press Journal
  • Ashok Gajapathi Raju

    Against any type of restrictive activity: Raju on 5/20 rule

    Hyderabad: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said he is against restrictive policies that would hamper the growth of the civil aviation industry in the country. “Controversies are not needed (with regard to the 5/20 rule). We all should grow. New comers should grow and old timers also should grow. There has to be equal opportunities. Individually, I am against any type of restrictive activities,” Raju said when asked about the government’s

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Winter Session could be advanced to pass GST Bill: Naidu

    New Delhi: The government, which had to give up its plan to call extended Monsoon Session of Parliament to get the GST Bill approved, today said the Winter Session could be advanced immediately after the Bihar polls to pass the key reform measure, which it proposes to roll out from April next year.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda Zia appears before court in charitable, orphanage trust graft cases

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia has appeared before a court in Dhaka in connection with both Zia charitable trust and Zia orphanage trust graft cases. According to the Daily Star, Khaleda reached on the premises of the makeshift court at Bakshibazar around 11:00am. When Zia entered the courtoom, special Judge Court-3 of Dhaka Judge Abu Ahmed Jomadar was recording deposition of an eye witness in the cases. The BNP chief is being

  • Sensex

    Profit-bookings dent markets; Sensex closes flat  

    Mumbai: Negative Asian market cues and profit bookings, coupled with anxiety over the upcoming domestic factory output data, led a barometer index of the Indian equities to provisionally close 23 points down on Thursday.

  • ‘Masaan’ story, performances deeply heartfelt: Shekhar Kapur

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is impressed by Neeraj Ghaywan’s “Masaan” and says that the story and the performances were deeply heartfelt. Kapur was spotted attending the screening of the film on Wednesday evening along with the movie’s leading actors Shweta Tripathi, Vicky Kaushal and director Ghaywan.

  • Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise to team up again with Doug Liman on ‘Luna Park’

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Cruise will team up with his “Edge of Tomorrow” director Doug Liman to make “Luna Park”, a film about a group of scientists who build a spaceship in an attempt to travel to the moon and secure a much-needed energy source.

  • Kushwaha asks BJP to decide on seat-sharing for Bihar polls

    New Delhi, Sept. 10 (ANI): Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha has written a letter to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and asked the ruling party at the Centre to take a final call on seat sharing for the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.

  • Not much expected from DG-level talks but step is right: Defence expert

    New Delhi: Defence expert P.K.Sehgal on Thursday said that he has not much expectation from the Director General-level talks between India’s Border Security Forces (BSF) and Pakistan’s Rangers (PR), although it is a step in the right direction.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    When will ‘achche din’ come for farmers? Rahul asks PM

    Bargarh (Odisha): Embarking on a ‘Save Farmer March’ in Odisha, Rahul Gandhi today accused the Narendra Modi government of neglecting farmers and took a dig at the prime minister, asking when will the promised ‘achche din’ come for them.

  • Apple Unveils New Versions Of iPhone 6, Apple TV

    Apple introduces biggest 12.9 inch iPad Pro

    New York: Apple today showcased the largest iPad the company has made so far, as part of significant upgrades to the computer giant’s products. At a packed event in San Francisco, the company announced the 12.9 inch iPad Pro, the largest iPad Apple has ever made. The iPad Pro comes a smart keyboard and a stylus, dubbed the ‘Apple Pencil’. It will also run Microsoft and Adobe productivity applications.

  • NIA announces Rs. 17 lakh bounty on NSCN(K) militants

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday declared a bounty of Rs.17 lakh for those providing information about two top militants of the NSCN(K) faction.

  • Saudi Diplomat, Rape case

    Maids’ rape: Protest held outside Saudi Arabian embassy

    New Delhi: About 60 members of the All India Women’s Democratic Association (AIWDA) on Thursday protested outside the Saudi Arabian embassy here to protest against the alleged rape of two Nepali women by a Saudi Arabian diplomat.

  • GST

    PM Modi, Jaitley consistently opposed GST for 7 years: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for blaming the Congress for not allowing the implementation of GST (Good and Services Tax) and said that it was the BJP who opposed the GST implementation for 7 years.

  • Taiwan military

    Taiwan simulates attacks by political rival China

    Hsinchu: Taiwan’s military blasted shells into the ocean today, one in a series of exercises this week to simulate attacks by political rival China after Beijing staged what appeared to be a mock strike against the presidential office in Taipei.

  • Ban private practice by govt docs during working hours: J&K panel

    Srinagar: A Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly has asked the state government to ensure complete ban on private practice of doctors during “office hours” and closure of all unregistered medical shops and illegal sex determination centres in the state. “A committee of Legislators suggested the Government to ensure the doctors do not do private practice during office or working hours. It also suggested closure of all unregistered medical shops and illegal

  • Close shave for passengers as flight suffers hydraulic problem

    Chennai: More than 100 passengers of a city-bound Sri Lankan Airlines flight from Colombo had a narrow escape today when the plane developed a hydraulic problem after landing and got stuck in the runway at the airport here.

  • Malaysian cargo Ship

    Missing Malaysian cargo ship found

    Kuala Lumpur: A ship with 14 crew members and 500 tonnes of cargo which went missing last week has been found, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said on Thursday.”Cargo vessel ‘Sah Lian’ reported missing on September 7, found off Miri this morning, crew members safe,” MMEA tweeted. The vessel departed from Kuching Port Authority on September 2 and was expected to arrive in Limbang on September 5. However, the vessel did not

  • iphone 6s 6s plus

    Apple unveils iPhones 6S, 6S Plus with ‘3D Touch’

    Houston: Apple has unveiled its updated smartphones, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, giving its large-screen handsets a new pressure-sensitive display with ‘3D Touch’ gestures. Apple’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook took to the stage in San Francisco’s large Bill Graham Civic Auditorium to announce the new iPhones along with a series of updates to the company’s other products including the iPad Pro and Apple TV.

  • Lewis Hamilton, Drake

    Lewis Hamilton to collaborate with Drake

    Los Angeles: 2014 Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton says he has been working on a collaboration with rapper Drake. “A collaboration with Drake is on the cards. We will release something at some point but I’m just recording for fun at the moment,” Hamilton told Offering no further details about his collaboration with Drake, Hamilton went on addressing some personal issues, including life at 30 and his new blond hair.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Work with clear conscience: Kejriwal tells students

    Mangaluru: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged students to work with honesty and with a clear conscience to bravely face the challenges on the way. In his convocation address at the Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara College of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences at Ujire near here yesterday, he wanted the students to keep aside some part of their earnings for social service.