Free Press Journal
  • US Stocks

    US stocks trade mixed on strong jobs report

    New York: US stocks traded in a narrow range in the morning session as a better-than-expected jobs report in October bolstered the case for a December rate hike by the US Federal Reserve.

  • Oil prices drop on stronger US dollar

    New York: Oil prices decreased on Friday as the US dollar rallied to its strongest level in nearly seven months.

  • MSG 2

    Makers of MSG 2 state 49th day of release sees 1175 houseful shows

    The second installment in the MSG franchise that released on September 18 seems to be doing well. As per the makers of the film apart from the fact that the film was received well post its release, they have now witnessed something unheard of. In fact the makers of MSG 2 state that on the 49th day, November 5, of the film’s release there were a staggering 1175 shows of the film

  • Thank God I’m in Sachin’s team: Shoaib Akhtar

    New York : Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar heaved a sigh of relief when he was named in the team of his long-time rival Sachin Tendulkar for an inaugural three-match series in the US and said he’s done bowling against the Indian batting legend whom he considers a “brutal force” and the “greatest player history has ever seen.”

  • Take penal action over potholes in Ulhasnagar: HC to civic body

    Mumbai: Concerned over bad condition of roads in Ulhasnagar town in nearby Thane district, the Bombay High Court has asked the municipal body to impose penal and deterrent conditions in tenders or agreements with civil contractors for filling up potholes.

  • Protesting over wrong projection of nation’s image: Madhur Bhandarkar

    New Delhi : Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, who will be joining veteran actor Anupam Kher in the ‘March for India’ today, said it is a symbolic event and the protest is against the ‘wrong projection’ of the country’s image.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic fends off gutsy Berdych to reach Paris Masters semis

    Paris : World number one Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak to 20 after battling past Tomas Berdych in straight sets to progress through to the semifinals of the Paris Masters. The Serbian claimed a hard-fought 7-6 (3), 7-6 (8) win over fifth-seed Berdych in a contest that lasted two hours and eight minutes. Meanwhile, French Open champion Stan Wawrinka set up a semifinal clash against Djokovic after trouncing Rafael Nadal 7-6 (8), 7-6

  • SAARC satellite

    Nod to Arianespace for launch of ISRO satellite

    Chennai: European space agency Arianespace has got the nod to go ahead with the November 10 launch of Indian communication satellite GSAT-15 and Arabsat-6B, the agency said.

  • Kunal Ghosh, Saradha Scam

    Kunal Ghosh’s condition deteriorates

    Kolkata: The health condition of Kunal Ghosh, suspended Trinamool Congress MP who is an accused in Saradha chit fund scam, deteriorated late last night on the 29th day of his hunger strike following which he was admitted to the jail hospital.

  • Left ahead in Kerala civic polls, UDF trails

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Left opposition on Saturday surged ahead in the Kerala civic polls, while the ruling Congress-led UDF was on the back foot, initial trends showed.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline project

    Washington: US President Barack Obama denied Canadian energy infrastructure company a cross-border permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a proposed project harshly criticized by environmental groups.

  • US boosts airport security after Russian airliner tragedy

    Washington : The US introduced new airport security measures as a result of the ongoing investigation into the last week’s Russian airliner tragedy on Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, the country’s Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has said.

  • US Marines release findings on chopper crash in Nepal quake

    Tokyo: An investigation into a US military helicopter crash that killed 13 people during earthquake rescue operations in Nepal has found that the likely cause was the crew’s decision to use the most direct route to bring out the injured, taking the flight over unfamiliar terrain in bad weather. US Marines based in Japan said in a news release today that the UH-1Y “Huey” helicopter is believed to have been either enveloped by rapidly developing clouds

  • Centre hikes excise duties on petrol and diesel

    New Delhi : The Centre has hiked excise duty on petrol by one rupees and 60 paise per litre and the same on diesel by 40 paise a litre to mop up additional revenue to meet budgetary targets. According to a Central Board of Excise and Customs notification, the basic excise duty on unbranded or normal petrol was increased from 5.46 rupees per litre to 7.06 rupees a litre. After including additional and

  • Chhota Rajan in CBI custody

    New Delhi: Underworld don Chhota Rajan was today sent to CBI custody by a court here, a day after he was brought from Indonesian city of Bali.