Free Press Journal
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    In Uphaar case, punishment limited by law: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said that the magnitude of the Uphaar fire tragedy may call for “higher sentence” but it could not go beyond the choices under the law while sentencing brothers and real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal who own the Uphaar cinema hall.

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    Key eye-witness silent on whether Salman was driving: lawyer

    Mumbai: Contending that Bollywood actor Salman Khan, sentenced to five years in jail in the 2002 hit-and-run accident case, was not driving the car, his lawyer today asked why the prosecution didn’t ask a key eye-witness anything on this crucial aspect. His lawyer Amit Desai today pointed out in the Bombay High Court that the prosecution did not ask Amin Kasam Shaikh, an eye-witness, as to who was driving the car when the

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    Amritraj hails Sania for putting tennis on front page

    Mumbai: Heartily praising India’s tennis queen Sania Mirza, former Davis Cup captain Vijay Amritraj said today that the Hyderabadi has been instrumental in taking the game of tennis to the front page of newspapers with her grand exploits on the women’s circuit.

  • ACB, EOW to probe misappropriation of Rs 100 cr at Mahananda

    Mumbai: The Anti-Corruption Bureau and the the Economic Offences Wing of the police will probe alleged misappropriation of over Rs 100 crore at Mahananda, the state government-owned dairy, during 2005-14, Maharashtra dairy development minister Eknath Khadse said.

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    Pele says Costa’s act not as bad as Luis Suarez

    London: Brazil football legend Pele has backed Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who has been handed a three-match ban by Football Association for his ‘violent conduct’ during their Premier league match against Arsenal, saying that Costa’s act was nothing as compared Luis Suarez’s bite on Giorgio Chiellini. The former player further said that everyone knows that Costa is a good player, adding that his act was extremely common for him, the Daily Express reported.

  • Srini’s men likely to meet in Bengaluru, Thakur woos East unit

    New Delhi: With the battle for BCCI President’s post gathering steam, hectic parleys and strategy sessions have started with former chief N Srinivasan summoning his loyalists for an “informal gathering” in Bengaluru tomorrow. It is learnt that around 8 to 9 units will be meeting the ICC chairman to discuss the roadmap ahead of the Special General Body meeting and shortlist a candidate who would replace Jagmohan Dalmiya, who passed away last Sunday.

  • It’s critical to have players in top 100, says Amritraj

    Mumbai: Looking back at India’s unsuccessful campaign to enter the World Group in Davis Cup, former India tennis captain Vijay Amritraj today said it was crucial for the singles players to break into the top 100 of rankings. “For us to get into the World Group it’s absolutely critical to have players in the top 100. Otherwise it’s hard to push through in four singles matches,” said Amritraj when asked about India’s 1-3

  • Mumbai bags US Open champion Pennetta, Hingis in Team Hyderabad

    Mumbai: Reigning US Open champion Flavia Pennetta will play for Mumbai Masters while Swiss veteran Martina Hingis will represent Hyderabad Aces in this year’s Champions Tennis League (CTL), following the players’ draft here on Wednesday.

  • Negi, Hardik, Chahal named in India A squad for SA T20

    New Delhi: The national selection committee, headed by Sandeep Patil, picked a young India A squad full of IPL performers for the upcoming one-off warm-up T20 tour opener against the touring South African side scheduled to be played at the Air force Ground in Palam on September 29.

  • Gold rebounds on renewed stockists buying; silver drops

    Mumbai: After a two-day slippage, gold firmed up at the domestic bullion market here on fresh bouts of buying from jewellery stockists amid good seasonal offtake. While, silver continued to drift due to consistent selling by speculative traders coupled with subdued industrial demand. Standard gold (99.5 purity) rose by Rs 55 to finish at Rs 26,215 per 10 grams as compared to Tuesday’s closing level of Rs 26,160.

  • Rupee down

    Rupee ends at 65.98 vs USD, down 10 paise

    Mumbai: Continuing its fall for the third consecutive day, the rupee today lost another 10 paise to settle at 65.98 per dollar on persistent demand for the American currency from banks and importers in view of heavy foreign capital outflows. Higher dollar in the overseas market also affected the market sentiment, a forex dealer said.

  • Modi seeks Ireland’s support for India’s bid in UNSC, NSG

    Dublin: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought Ireland’s support for India’s membership of UN Security council and international export control regimes including NSG during wide ranging talks with his Irish counterpart which also covered global challenges like terror and radicalisation.

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    Puli to release in 3 languages

    Ever since Bahubali reigned the theaters, Puli is all set to come with its fantasy depiction having Tamil superstar Vijay for its title role. Also the fact that Sridevi will be appearing after 29 years since her first Tamil movie is also going to raise the number at the box-office.

  • Moral policing is emerging as a complete threat, says Kavita Krishnan

    New Delhi: Secretary of the All India Progressive Women’s Association, Kavita Krishnan, on Wednesday said that moral policing is emerging as a complete threat to the freedom of people, and described the Roorkee incident as completely shocking.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul and responsibility by no means go together, says BJP

    New Delhi: Mocking Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Aspen, Colorado, to attend a conference, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra on Wednesday said Rahul and responsibility never go together. “The two R’s — Rahul and Responsibility — never go together, and, we are learning that, today, yet again, Mr. Rahul Gandhi has gone for a vacation,” said Patra.

  • Me Aur Charles – Official Trailer – 2015

    Main Aur Charles Trailer Official 2015 Released – Randeep Hooda & Richa Chadda – Randeep Hooda looks every bit the bad man and nails every epithet that explains him in the trailer – Intelligent, Dangerous, Charming, Manipulative, and Hypnotic among others. Adil Hussain, who plays Amod Kanth in the movie, also has a substantial part in the trailer.

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    “Tamasha” – Official Trailer 2015

    Corsica, Simla, Delhi, Calcutta, Japan – all the world is a stage – as the drama of Ved and Tara unfolds. Frolic, rage, quirk, laughter. Defeat, victory. Tamasha.