Free Press Journal
  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    Geelani detained from holding parallel rally to Modi

    Srinagar : Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani was today detained as he tried to take out a parallel rally to that of Prime Minister Narendra
    Modi’s public rally here. Geelani was detained by a contingent of police outside his residence in Hyderpora area of the city here, a spokesman of the Hurriyat said.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Hand severed TN maid arrives, Jaya announces Rs.10 lakh aid

    Chennai: Enduring harrowing days after her right hand was chopped off allegedly by her employer in Saudi Arabia, domestic help from Tamil Nadu, Kasturi Munirathinam
    arrived here today with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa announcing a financial aid of Rs.10 lakh for her. She arrived in a Saudi Airlines flight and was brought out in a wheel-chair by waiting paramedics to an emotional welcome by family and friends.

  • Anupam Kher

    Anupam Kher leads march against ‘awards wapsi’, meets president

    New Delhi : Veteran actor Anupam Kher led a ‘March for India’ to protest against the voices being raised over “intolerance” in the country and later called on President Pranab Mukherjee for what he described as a “great meeting” where he raised concerns about the ‘award wapsi’ by a string of artistes.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Congress biggest force to fight RSS, BJP: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at the ruling BJP and its ideological mentor RSS, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said for the first time a fascist organisation has got decisive power and his party is the “biggest force” fighting it.

  • BJPlogo - Shiv sena logo

    BJP, Sena will contest Mumbai polls alone: Prithviraj Chavan

    Mumbai : Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the BJP and Shiv Sena will be contesting the Mumbai municipal elections in 2017  separately, particularly in view of the “vested interest” of the “Gujarati leadership” of BJP.”This is not a prediction. My information is based on the thinking in the BJP that Maharashtra power is incomplete without Mumbai. This is the view of the BJP leadership, particularly of Gujarati leadership which has a vested interest

  • Chhota Rajan

    Chhota Rajan sent to CBI custody for 10 days 

    New Delhi: Long-absconding underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje alias Chhota Rajan, who was arrested in Indonesia and brought to India, was sent to 10 days custody of the CBI by a court here, officials said on Saturday.

  • barcelona-realmadrid

    Tough games for Barcelona, Real Madrid ahead of international break

    Madrid: Spanish football giants Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both face vital matches on Sunday ahead of the international break and the “Clasico” between the two sides to be played when the La Liga returns to action on November 21.

  • indian_railway_logo

    Railways to issue green bonds

    New Delhi : Railways is considering to float green bonds, a first of its kind by the public transporter, to fund its clean energy projects. We may look at issuing green bonds in order to fund clean energy and energy efficiency focused initiatives in railways, said a senior Railway Ministry official.

  • PM package: Rs 44,800 cr for improving infrastructure,tourism

    New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) Over Rs 44,800 crore out of the Rs 80,000 crore package announced today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been earmarked for improving road infrastructure and promoting tourism in the state.

  • Despite rate cut, real estate sentiments lukewarm this festive season: ASSOCHAM Survey

    New Delhi: Despite the recent rate cut of 50 bps by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and great offers made by developers on the festive season, the investment in the property have remained lukewarm in and around the NCR region due to lack of confidence in state of economy, delay in project execution, lack of fresh employment generation and overall slowdown, reveals the ASSOCHAM recent study.

  • tax

    Ficci welcomes revamp of tax officers appraisal system

    New Delhi: Ficci today welcomed the government’s plan to modify the performance appraisal system of tax officers, terming it a major step forward towards a conducive tax environment. The chamber said it appreciates the government’s move to accept the suggestion given by the trade and industry body and is hopeful that it will improve the tax environment in the country and boost confidence level of the investors.

  • Teenager pulled out alive 50 hrs after factory collapse in Pak

    Lahore : A teenage boy was pulled out alive from the rubble of a factory 50 hours after the structure collapsed near Lahore, bringing cheer to his family who had assumed him dead and buried another body they believed to be his. The rescuers pulled out 18-year-old Muhammad Shahid yesterday from the debris of the four-story factory which collapsed at an industrial area near Lahore on Wednesday evening.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Will send back Ramzan if Pak ready to accept him: Swaraj

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said India will send back Ramzan, reportedly a Pakistani national currently with an NGO in India, if   Pakistan was ready to accept him. “In case Pakistan is ready to accept #Ramzan, we will send him back.  “Our High Commissioner met #Ramzan’s mother in Karachi on
    3 November. We are prepared to give her Visa to facilitate meeting with her son in Bhopal,” Swaraj tweeted.

  • Sunday Brunch

    Munch on the best Sunday Brunch in the city

    As the weekend slips through, commencing a new week with a lazy Sunday morning, you might happen to skip breakfast. To chase down those mid morning hunger pangs, a perfect Sunday Brunch is what will set the right mood for the day.

  • Injured Uruguay defender Gimenez to miss World Cup qualifiers

    Montevideo; Uruguayan defender Jose Maria Gimenez has been ruled out for his country’s upcoming World Cup 2018 South American qualifiers against Ecuador and Chile due to an injury sustained in a training session for club Atletico Madrid.

  • Berlin beat Hannover 3-1 in Bundesliga

    Berlin: Hertha Berlin edged Hannover 3-1 to secure their sixth win of the season thanks to Salomon Kalou’s hat trick in the opener of the 12th round in the Bundesliga.

  • Julia Roberts

    Julia Roberts is like ATC to children

    Los Angeles: Actress Julia Roberts says she is like an air traffic controller to her children as she keeps telling them to brush their teeth and get ready for school or their games.

  • Karim Benzema

    French Football Federation supports Karim Benzema

    Paris: French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet has defended Real Madrid French forward Karim Benzema, after he was charged with conspiracy to blackmail his international teammate Mathieu Valbuena about a sex tape.

  • Hockey, Men team

    Indian men’s hockey team rises two spots to sixth in FIH chart

    New Delhi: The Indian men’s hockey team jumped two places to occupy sixth place in the latest FIH rankings on the back of its good showing in the the Hockey World League Semi-Finals. Asian Games champions India leapfrogged Belgium (three places down to seventh) and New Zealand (now eighth from seventh) while England and Argentina moved up one spot each to fourth and fifth respectively. There’s no change in the men’s top three countries, with