Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul to attend ‘Weekend with Charlie Rose’ conf in US: Cong

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi has gone to the US to attend a conference ‘Weekend with Charlie Rose’ at Aspen, Congress said today and dubbed as “patent lies” the BJP claims that allies want him out of Bihar poll campaign and he had gone on a “forced vacation”. Hitting back at BJP, Congress spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala said that party was spreading “petty canards” as it was foreseeing its imminent loss in the upcoming

  • Konark

    Get keen to know Konark

    If you are a travel enthusiast and wish to get on a journey to explore India to its finest, head over to Konark. A gigantic man-made phenomenon, standing since centuries, raising brows of those who discover its beauty. Konark is the third link of Odisha’s Golden Triangle where the first is Jagannath Puri and second is Bhubaneswar. Konark is a small village in the state of Odisha. It is located 66 km from Bhubaneswar

  • HC asks Maharashtra to issue circular on weight of school bags

    Mumbai: Voicing concern over heavy bags carried by school children, the Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra Government to issue a circular within a month fixing a date for implementing recommendations of an expert committee that looked into the issue.

  • BSES Rajdhani rapped for “negligence”, to pay compensation

    New Delhi: An accident tribunal has rapped the officials of Reliance Power-owned BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd for “blatant negligence” and failure to remove an iron pole which electrocuted a man, while directing the discom to pay Rs 23 lakh as compensation. The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal asked the company to pay Rs 23 lakh as compensation to the family of a 30-year-old man who had died and slapped an additional “special cost” of

  • 7/11 blasts: Prosecution seeks death for 8;sentencing on Sep 30

    Mumbai: The prosecution today demanded capital punishment for eight persons of the 12 convicted in the 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts, while it sought life imprisonment for the remaining four even as the special MCOCA court hearing the case reserved its order on sentencing for September 30.

  • Modi arrives in Ireland, first Indian PM to visit in 59 years

    Dublin: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in Ireland — in the first visit by an Indian prime minister in 59 years. Modi was received by Health Minister Leo Varadkar at the Dublin airport.

  • Caste Reservation

    Gujarat OBC leader booked for rally sans police nod

    Ahmedabad: Police today filed an FIR against OBC leader Alpesh Thakor, leading a stir against Patels’ demand for quota, and 38 of his supporters for holding a public gathering in Mehsana district of Gujarat without taking prior permission from authorities.

  • Thai, Bangkok blast

    8 arrested in Malaysia for questioning on Thai blast

    Kuala Lumpur: Eight persons, including four Uighurs from China’s restive Xinjiang, have been arrested in Malaysia in connection with a major human trafficking network which allegedly helped a bomber in carrying out Thailand’s worst attack at a temple, police said today.

  • Angel Di Maria opens Ligue 1 account as PSG cruise past Guingamp

    London : Angel Di Maria registered his first domestic goal for Paris Saint-Germain as the French champions clinched a comfortable 3-0 win over Guingamp in their Ligue 1 clash. Javier Pastore put the hosts ahead with a clinical finish in the 18th minute before Argentinian compatriot Di Maria doubled the lead 14 minutes from full time, the Guardian reported. Subsequently, star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic also netted his first goal of the season to give

  • Lewis Hamilton has `no confidence` Mercedes will reassert F1 monopoly at Japanese GP

    London : Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he was concerned with Mercedes’ poor showing in Singapore and said that he has no confidence that the German car manufacturer would be able to reassert their dominance in this week’s Japanese Grand Prix. Hamilton was forced to retire from the Marina Bay circuit after his Mercedes car suffered a throttle malfunction, which reduced the Briton’s championship lead over nearest challenger

  • Goalkeeper Willy Caballero wants Manchester City to change dynamics

    London: Manchester City’s Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero has asked his teammates to change “the negative dynamics” displayed by the team in recent games. “I’ll be ready if selected to play and if I do, it is a great chance for me and the rest of the players to change the dynamics of the last week,” Caballero said in a statement that was posted on the club’s website on Tuesday, reports Efe. After two

  • Mandeep Singh to lead India A against South Africa

    New Delhi: Punjab’s top-order batsman Mandeep Singh will lead India A in a warm-up Twenty20 match against South Africa to be played at the Palam Cricket Ground here on September 29, it was announced on Wednesday. The match will start at 11 a.m. Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) All-India Senior Selection Committee met earlier in the day to finalise the 12-member team. The 23-year-old Jalandhar-born used to play for

  • flipkart

    Flipkart to focus on personalised offering

    Chandigarh: E-retail giant Flipkart today said it will focus on personalised offering by using backend data intelligently to give best shopping experience to customers. The e-commerce major claims it has a customer base of 45 million. The company will also focus on automating its supply chain to reduce shipment time and increase accuracy to ensure zero customer complaint.

  • Diego Costa ban too harsh, says former England defender Neville

    London: Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has criticised the three-match ban imposed on Chelsea striker Diego Costa for his on-field antics during the English Premier League (EPL) clash with Arsenal last week.

  • Anna Hazare

    Remove poll symbol from ballot papers, EVMs: Anna Hazare

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare today asked the Election Commission of India to remove poll symbol from the ballot papers and EVMs as part of poll reforms. Addressing a press conference at his village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district, Hazare said poll symbol on ballot paper was needed for benefit of illiterate voters who could not read names of the candidates.

  • Coal Scam

    Odisha rail project for coal to be ready by July 2016

    New Delhi: The government today said Jharsuguda-Barpali railway link project in Odisha to facilitate faster movement of coal is ahead of schedule and will be ready by July next year. “The three railway lines which I had been reviewing are moving very fast. One such will be ready ahead of schedule… Jharsuguda-Barpali railway line in Odisha will be ready by July 2016,” Swarup said while speaking at the India Coal Summit.

  • Rampant Man City thrash Sunderland 4-1 to reach Capital One Cup fourth round

    London : Manchester City produced a superior performance to outclass Sunderland 4-1 in the third round of the Capital One Cup at the Stadium of Light. City exposed their opponent’s defensive frailties to hold a commanding 4-0 lead inside 36 minutes, thanks to strikes from Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and an own goal, the Daily Express reported. Although Sunderland displayed a much improved performance after the break and pulled one back