Free Press Journal
  • `Record-breaking` Robert Lewandowski fires five as Bayern complete 5-1 rout of Wolfsburg

    London : Robert Lewandowski smashed five goals in under nine minutes, including fastest hat-trick by a player in Bundesliga history, to help Bayern Munich claim a thrilling 5-1 win over arch rivals Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena. Daniel Caliguri put the tourists ahead in the 26th minute before Polish striker Lewandowski came off bench at half-time to breach Wolfsburg’s defense by launching his sensational goal scoring streak in the 51th minute. Reflecting on the

  • Sensex surges

    Value buying propels markets; Sensex closes 171 points up 

    Mumbai: Attractive valuations and bargain hunting propelled a barometer index of the Indian equities into closing on Wednesday with gains of 171 points or 0.67 percent. The gains came a day after the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) plunged 541 points or 2.07 percent at 25,651.84 points.

  • Google

    Final decision on Google case to take quite some time: CCI

    New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI today said it would take “quite some time” before reaching a final decision on the case related to Internet major Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices. The Competition Commission of India’s investigative arm has submitted its report on the matter. “It is going to take quite some time before there is any finality on the matter,” CCI Chairman Ashok Chawla said.

  • RBI

    ‘RBI to issue draft report on relaxing external borrowings’

    New Delhi: Economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday said the Reserve Bank of India would soon issue a draft report on liberalising External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs) on which the government was holding discussions with the RBI.

  • Laxmikant Parsekar

    Bull fights can fetch good revenue for many farmers: Parsekar

    PanajiShowing complete support for bull fights in the state, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that the sport can be promoted as a major tourist attraction if brought under the ambit of law and thus can help several farmers to eke out a living.

  • Accident

    Road Mishaps Kill 382 Daily – 1682 Times More Than Terrorism

    India’s daily death toll due to road accidents is more than four times the annual death toll from terrorism. As many as 139,671 people lost their lives on India’s roads during 2014 – 382 deaths every day. For comparison, the total number of deaths (civilians and security personnel) due to terrorism-related incidents was 83 in all of 2014.

  • Congress losing spree continues:BJP after winning Port Blair polls

    New Delhi: Latching on to BJP’s victory in Port Blair’s local body elections, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has taken a dig at Congress saying its “losing spree” continues from mainland to islands. “Losing spree of Congress continues… Not only in Main Land, it now lost in islands… Congrats to BJP workers,” Naidu said on Twitter.

  • Mufti

    Mufti Sayeed welcomes Indo-Pak truce along LoC

    Srinagar: J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today welcomed the latest agreement between India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and work towards defusing the situation along the Line of Control (LoC). “I welcome the latest agreement reached between India and Pakistan to maintain peace and tranquillity along the LoC…the move will bring huge respite to the people, who bear the brunt of heavy shelling and firing on the borders,” he said.

  • For the swimsuit shoot I was asked to kill it with my looks – Kyra Dutt

    Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Calendar Girls’ is an anticipated hit for the amount of glamour it contains. A part of this fabulous film is the drop dead gorgeous Kyra Dutt. this is going to be her debut film but has also bagged Ken Ghosh’s ‘XXX’ which will be arriving soon. Kyra has got her best foot forward and knows the demands of the industry. She is confident and is willing to play her cards well.

  • Army Major dies during training exercise in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: A 32-year-old Army Major died in a mishap during a training exercise in western sector, near the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan. Major Dhruv Yadav belonged to the Armoured Unit which was engaged in a routine training exercise near Pokhran in Jaisalmer district for past some days, Defence Spokesperson (Rajasthan) Lt Col Manish Ojha said.

  • Wigneswaran welcomes UN proposal to set up hybrid court

    Colombo: The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-dominated Northern Province has welcomed the UNHRC’s proposal to set up a hybrid court to probe the alleged war crimes during the last phase of the conflict with the LTTE, saying it is a dramatic step towards achieving reconciliation. Speaking at the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) sessions yesterday, C V Wigneswaran said he welcomed the United Nations Human Rights Council’s report and it’s proposal for a

  • India has a total of 2,760 licensed blood banks

    New Delhi: India has a total of 2,760 licensed blood banks, with the state of Tamil Nadu, at 304, possessing the highest number, according to the National Health Profile data released here by the health ministry. Of the total number of blood banks in Tamil Nadu, 181 are private and 96 are being run by the state government.

  • aamir

    Aamir Khan and Sakshi Tanwar pose with Phogat girls

    PK star Aamir Khan is in news after his first look in the upcoming movie Dangal. The very famous Mr. Perfectionist will be playing a father of teenage girls on screen for the first time. Recently a picture that has been going viral is him posing with his co-star Sakshi Tanwar and the real Phogat girls. The film is based on Mahavir Phogat who is a real life wrestler. Aamir was caught

  • Naveen Patnaik

    CM orders CB probe after four family members found dead

    Bhubaneswar; A day after four members of a family were found dead with their throats slit at a village in Puri district, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today ordered the Crime Branch of Police to probe the incident.

  • Sandeep Dikshit

    Arvind Kejriwal playing `game to keep cheap popularity`: Congress

    New Delhi : Terming the series of tweets made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Somnath Bharti as a ‘game to attract cheap popularity’, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Wednesday said that he would take Kejriwal’s tweets seriously, as it was very typical of him.

  • We expect Somnath Bharti to cooperate in investigation: Delhi Police

    New Delhi : Delhi Police on Wednesday asserted that they are investigating the domestic violence case against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Somnath Bharti and expects him to cooperate with them. “We are doing everything according to the law. As soon as there is any progress in the case, I will inform. I expect Somnath Bharti to respect law and cooperate with Delhi Police in the investigation,” Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi told

  • Sheila Dikshit

    No info on corruption cases against Dikshit: ACB

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party Government has not initiated any corruption case against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, though the party had during the Assembly election campaign alleged irregularities during her tenure as CM.

  • Jayalalithaa

    1,004 temples to be renovated this year in TN: Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today made a slew of announcements pertaining to the departments of School Education, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments and Fisheries.  In suo motu statements made in the state Assembly, she announced allocation of Rs 56.53 crore towards construction of over 770 classrooms in government primary and middle schools this year.