Free Press Journal
  • CBI takes over Sheena Bora murder probe

    Mumbai: The CBI has taken over the probe into the sensational Sheena Bora murder case and registered complaints against three prime accused, an official said here on Tuesday.

  • Shahid Kapoor, Malaika Arora Khan strike close friendship 

    Actors Malaika Arora Khan and Shahid Kapoor, who are currently seen as judges on dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded”, not just share a good bond, but also snacks in between shots, reports IANS.

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    SC declines plea to recall verdict barring Srinivasan from BCCI poll

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined a plea by the BCCI seeking recall of its order barring the cricketing body’s former president N.Srinivasan from contesting its election so long he was in a situation of conflict of interest situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

  • Delhi Police get two-day custody of Somnath Bharti 

    New Delhi: A court here on Tuesday sent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti, arrested in a domestic violence case registered by his wife, to two-day police custody. Delhi Police, while seeking custody of the former law minister, told the court that Bharti’s presence was required while having his dog examined by an expert.

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    Ganguly dodges questions on Manohar’s BCCI presidency

    Mumbai: Former India captain and incumbent Cricket Association of India (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly today remained non-committal on his association’s support for Shashank Manohar as the BCCI president, keeping cards close to his chest. It is East Zone’s turn to propose the BCCI president’ name and it is widely believed that the former India captain who would now control three votes — Bengal, Tripura and National Cricket Club (NCC) would be the proposer.

  • Toss will play a major role in Dharamsala T20: Raina

    Dharamsala: Raring to show his big-hitting skills in the limited-overs matches, senior India batsman Suresh Raina today said toss will play a major role in the first T20 International against South Africa here on Friday. The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Indian side will take on South Africa in the first T20 on Friday, which will mark the start of the 72-day long series comprising three T20Is, five ODIs and four Test matches. Raina believes

  • Lendl Simmons

    Ex-Windies cricketer’s ‘revenge porn’ case to be ruled on Oct 26

    Port-of-Spain (Trinidad): A high court judge will rule on October 26 whether or not former West Indies opening batsman Lendl Simmons breached confidentiality by leaking sexually explicit photographs of an account executive with whom he had an extra-marital affair.

  • Adrian Mutu

    Mutu wants to use ISL to secure spot in Euro 2016 side

    Pune: At 36 years of age, many critics believe that former Chelsea forward Adrian Mutu is well past his prime, but the Romanian believes that the Indian Super League (ISL) will provide him the platform to make a comeback to his national side.

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    Arjun Kapoor star-struck by Malala Yousufzai 

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor is accustomed to getting photographed with his fans, but he went ahead and “asked for a picture” when he met Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousufzai at an event in New York.

  • Pele to revisit Eden, felicitate Mohun Bagan

    Kolkata:Brazilian football legend Pele will relive the moments he had in the city 38 years ago when he will visit Eden Gardens before felicitating the 1977 batch of Mohun Bagan team, who had the fortune of playing against the Black Pearl’s New York Cosmos at the 80,000-capacity stadium. Detailing out his three-day stay in city before he heads to New Delhi, the organisers today said Pele will attend a star-studded Legend’s Night

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    Shashi Kapoor to get lifetime achievement honour

    Mumbai: Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor, who was earlier this year decorated with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, will be bestowed the Lifetime Achievement honour at the sixth Jagran Film Festival here. The 77-year-old is best known for his nuanced performance in memorable films like “Satyam Shivam Sundaram”, “Trishul”, “Kabhi Kabhie”, “Vijeta” and “Kalyug”, and he was among the most good looking cinestars of his time.

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    Ways of eating fries can reveal your personality

    New Delhi: The way you eat French fries can reveal bits about your personality! If you don’t like any mess around and prefer eating one piece of fry at a time, there are chances you’re detail-oriented. Or if you’re among those who take a handful of fries together, maybe you have a worried mind, says an expert.

  • Embrace the timeless beauty at Orchha

    Earlier we had discussed places like Bhedaghat and Bhimbetka Rocks in our journey to explore Madhya Pradesh- the heart of India. The state has a lot to offer for travel enthusiasts and one such place which will give you a sneak peek into Indian history is Orchha.

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    Coal scam: Court ticks off CBI for not supplying all documents

    New Delhi: A special court today ticked off the CBI for not supplying all papers to the accused in a coal scam case, saying it was “creating problems” and directed the agency to provide a 200-page document to them within a time-frame. The court’s observation came after advocates representing some of the accused contended that they had not been supplied with an entire set of document filed by CBI in the case.

  • ‘700000 Seat cars fitted with emissions-cheating software’

    Madrid: Seat, the Spanish carmaker owned by the Volkswagen group, fitted 700,000 of its cars with pollution cheating software to dupe emissions tests, a company spokesman said today. “These 700,000 vehicles were distributed by Seat’s global network and we are currently working to determine how many of them were sold in each national market,” the spokesman said. VW had sparked global outrage last week when it admitted that 11 million of its diesel

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    RBI rate cut boosts rate-sensitive stocks, surge up to 10%

    Mumbai: Shares of rate-sensitive realty, bank and auto sectors were on buyer’s radar today, surging up to 10 per cent, after the Reserve Bank lowered the key interest rate by 0.50 per cent — the biggest cut in over three years. Shares of Housing Development and Infrastructure surged 9.83 per cent, Indiabulls Real Estate gained 4.30 per cent, DLF rose by 4.18 per cent, Sobha Ltd was up 3.94 per cent, D B

  • Gold price Down

    Gold extend losses; tumbles Rs 235 on global cues, low demand

    New Delhi: weak overseas trend and slackened demand from jewellers, gold continued its slide for the third straight day as prices fell by Rs 235 to Rs 26,575 per ten gram at the bullion market today. Silver also slipped below the Rs 35,000-level by plunging Rs 900 to Rs 34,700 per kg on poor offtake by industrial users and coin makers.

  • NGT slams Vrindaban authorities, directs waste removal immly

    New Delhi: Taking note of reckless dumping of municipal waste in the temple town of Vrindavan, National Green Tribunal today slammed the civic authorities and directed removal of garbage within two weeks. “How are you dumping like this? There has to be a proper mechanism in place. We direct the Vrindavan Nagar Nigam to dispose of the municipal solid waste in accordance with Municipal Solid Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000 by providing

  • Sao Pele

    Pele to revisit Eden, felicitate Mohun Bagan

    Kolkata: Brazilian football legend Pele will relive the moments he had in the city 38 years ago when he will visit Eden Gardens before felicitating the 1977 batch of Mohun Bagan team, who had the fortune of playing against the Black Pearl’s New York Cosmos at the 80,000-capacity stadium.