Free Press Journal
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC face tough task against FC Pune City

    Chennai: After a mixed start to the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL), hosts Chennaiyin FC will look to get back to winning ways when they take on a confident FC Pune City at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Wanted Kanu to include a disc number in ‘Titli’: Dibakar

    New Delhi: A hit song is one of the best ways to promote a film and no one knows it better than Dibakar Banerjee but he could not convince director Kanu Behl to include one in their upcoming project “Titli”. The director-producer has always included a hit number in all his films right from his debut “Khosla Ka Ghosla” to “Byomkesh Bakshy” and he thought something like this will make his job as

  • Sensex surges

    ECB package hope buoys markets; Sensex closes 183 points up 

    Mumbai: Hopes of the continuation of an European stimulus package and lower chances of a US rate hike buoyed Indian equity markets and led a barometer index to provisionally close 183 points up on Friday.

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    Red flag multiple forex transactions: CVC to RBI,IBA

    New Delhi: The CVC has asked RBI and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) to red flag multiple transactions of smaller amounts from a single account and ensure compliance of KYC norms to check fraudulent forex transactions in the wake alleged Rs 6,100 crore foreign remittance scam through Bank of Baroda, a top official said today.

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    Assessing India situation with regard to global recall: Toyota

    New Delhi: Japanese auto major Toyota is evaluating if vehicles need to be recalled in India as part of the company’s global recall of 65 lakh cars to fix potentially defective power window switches. “Toyota Kirloskar Motor with the guidance of TMC is currently assessing the India situation with regard to the global recall announced by TMC on October 21,” Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Vice-Chairman and Whole-Time Director, Shekar Viswanathan told PTI.

  • In this photograph taken on December 8, 2014, police escort Uber taxi driver and accused rapist Shiv Kumar Yadav (C) following his court appearance in New Delhi.

    Uber rape case: Court defers hearing on sentence

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today deferred to November 3 the hearing on arguments and pronouncement of quantum of sentence in the sensational Uber cab rape case in which the driver has been convicted of raping a 25-year-old woman executive in his taxi.

  • Abhijeet denies molestation charges, says he is being ‘targetted’

    Mumbai: Singer Abhijeet who was booked for molesting a woman, denied all charges, saying they were false and baseless and asserted that he did not even know the woman. “Look at what happened in Abhishek Bachchan’s wedding, a girl barged in and falsely accused him. How could I have molested a woman when I was not even near her? I don’t even know if such a woman exists,” Abhijeet told the reporters here.

  • Snag-hit Jammu airport suspends all flights

    Jammu: A large number of passengers were stranded as Jammu airport authorities today suspended all flights after detecting a “technical fault” on the runway. “All the flights from and to Jammu airport were suspended following the detection of a technical fault on the runway,” an airport official said.

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    Police don’t file FIR against V.K. Singh: AAP

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday refused to file a complaint against central minister V.K. Singh for his controversial remarks over the death of two Dalit children in Haryana, the AAP said. An Aam Aadmi Party delegation urged the assistant commissioner of police in Karol Bagh to register a First Information Report against the minister of state for external affairs under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.

  • Normalcy returning to violence-hit Punjab

    Chandigarh: Punjab was today limping back to normalcy after over a week long protests following sacrilege incidents and killing of two youths in police firing. The traffic movement on majority of state and national highways was normal today, officials said. “The situation is peaceful. There is normalcy. However, the central forces are still with us as a precautionary measure,” Police Commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh said.

  • Dalit burnt alive, Faridabad

    Dalit killing: Family demand arrest of involved policemen

    Gohana: The family of a 15-year-old Dalit boy, Govinda, who was allegedly murdered by policemen in Gohana, Haryana, on Friday demanded the latter’s arrest. Govinda’s brother claimed that the 15-year old was brutally beaten in custody and had prominent cuts across his body. He also claimed that the arms and legs of the dead boy had been fractured.

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    Curfew imposed in Kannauj over clash during puja procession

    Kannauj (UP): Curfew was imposed in the town here today following the death of a person who was injured in a clash during a Durga puja immersion procession. SP Kalanidhi Naithani said the prohibitory orders were imposed following tension here over yesterday’s clash at the Lakhan tri-section after some people allegedly opened fire and hurled brickbats at a procession for the immersion of Durga idols.

  • Sword attacker kills teacher and pupil at Sweden school

    London : Sweden has reacted with shock and horror after a teacher and pupil were stabbed to death in a school with a high number of immigrants by a masked man who was reported to have far-right sympathies.

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    Rail Neer scam: 3 accused sent to 14-days’ judicial custody

    New Delhi: A Special CBI court today remanded to 14-day judicial custody the three accused arrested in connection with alleged corruption in supply of packaged drinking water in Rajdhani and other superfast trains. Special CBI judge Vinod Kumar remanded two senior rail officers — Sandeep Silas and MS Chalia — and a businessman — Sharan Bihari Agrawal — to judicial custody after CBI submitted that they were not required for further custodial interrogation

  • 20 held as Sikh protest at Indian mission in UK turns violent

    London: Twenty protesters have been arrested by the British police after a Sikh demonstration outside the Indian High Commission here against alleged police brutality in Punjab turned violent, leaving one policeman injured.

  • New technique to detect magnetic fields inside stars

    Washington: Scientists have for the first time developed a way to determine the presence of strong magnetic fields deep inside pulsating giant stars by using a technique similar to medical ultrasound. Magnetic fields have important consequences in all stages of stellar evolution, from a star’s formation to its demise. Now, for the first time, astrophysicists are able to determine the presence of strong magnetic fields deep inside pulsating giant stars.