Free Press Journal
  • Jet Airways

    Jet Airways confirms order for 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft

    Mumbai: Airline major Jet Airways on Monday confirmed its largest-ever fleet order for 75 Boeing 737 ‘Max’ aircraft. The order, which includes options and purchase rights for an additional 50 aircraft, was signed at the Dubai Airshow.

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    BCCI begins operation clean-up, appoints ombudsman

    Mumbai : Cracking the whip on conflict of interest in the Board, the BCCI today unveiled a slew of reforms, including the appointment of a retired judge as its ombudsman, as part of its promised clean-up operation.

  • Govt to revise small savings rate by month end

    New Delhi: Government is likely to reduce the interest rates on small savings schemes by the end of this month with a view to aligning them with the market rates. “The government will take a decision on reducing small savings rate by the end of this month,” a Finance Ministry official said.

  • Morne Morkel, Paul Duminy fit for South Africa

    Mumbai : Ahead of the second Test at Bengaluru from November 14, South Africa are set to receive a boost in the form of Jean Paul Duminy and Morne Morkel who will be returning after injury lay-offs.

  • Narendra Modi

    Bihar result puts shadow over Modi’s Wembley diaspora meet

    London: With the Bihar election result coming as a setback for the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public interaction with the Indian diaspora in Britain at Wembley Stadium, the internationally renowned sporting arena in London, on November 13 has come under a shadow if one goes by what the British media is saying.

  • Bihar results a victory of ‘casteist passion’: Pappu Yadav

    New Delhi: Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav, whose party drew a blank in the Bihar polls, today termed the grand alliance’s huge win as a victory of “casteist passion” touched off by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s quota remarks and lashed out at BJP for its “negative campaign”.

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    Ranbir Kapoor -Deepika Padukone’s kissing scene censored from Tamasha

    Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha has been certified with a ‘UA’ censor certificate, and with 5 cuts. One of these cuts is a long lingering sensual kiss between Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. The torrid smooch has been reduced by almost 90 percent. Says a source, “The censor board found the kiss too hot to handle. Apparently it is the most lengthy and sensuous kiss ever on screen, even longer and more passionate than the

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Parties speaking more, working less get routed: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Talking more and working less lead political parties to “Bihar-like situations”, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today taking a sharp jibe at BJP a day after the saffron outfit faced a drubbing in the Bihar Assembly elections.

  • None can stop BSP from coming to power in UP in 2017: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Claiming that people in Bihar voted en masse in favour of the grand alliance against the “wrong policies and communal mindset” of BJP, BSP supremo Mayawati today said results had proved that no power can stop her party from coming to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2017. “The people of Bihar voted en masse in favour of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav against the wrong policies, working style and communal mindset

  • Bar bribery scam: HC upholds court order on further probe

    Kochi: In a setback to the state government, the Kerala High Court today upheld further investigation ordered by a vigilance court in the bar bribery scam in which an FIR has been filed against Finance Minister K M Mani. Delivering the judgement on a petition by the vigilance additional DGP seeking a stay on the vigilance court order of October 29, Justice B Kemal Pasha said, “Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.”

  • Cyclone Hudhud

    Deep depression may trigger rain in Odisha, fishermen asked to be cautious

    Bhubaneswar: A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rain or thundershower coupled with gusty surface winds in some parts of Odisha. Fishermen on the south Odisha coast have been advised to be cautious while venturing out to the sea following the forecast. According to the MeT office here, a depression over the south west Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression and moved further west-northwest today. It

  • Lok Adalats eased courts’ pressure, decided 8.2 cr cases:Judge

    New Delhi: The already over-burdened judiciary has been aided by the alternate dispute redressal mechanism of Lok Adalats which have decided 8.25 crore pre- litigation and pending cases in over 15.14 lakh sittings in the last two decades, senior Supreme Court judge T S Thakur said today.

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    Salman Khan to celebrate Diwali with kids from Dharavi

    Knowing the generous side of Salman Khan, it does not come as a surprise that the superstar would like to do something special for children during the auspicious occasion of Diwali. So, the actor has made some plans for the festival and will be celebrating with a band called Dharavi Rocks.

  • Parliament

    Bihar result not an ‘excuse’ to block Parl: Govt. warns Opposition

    New Delhi: Asserting that the verdict of the Bihar Assembly polls reflect the aspirations of the people of the state and not of the nation, the government on Monday reminded the Opposition that the victory of the Mahagathbandhan could not be used as ammunition to ‘obstruct’ the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament.

  • pakistan

    Pakistan take on England with an eye to World Cup

    Dubai: Pakistan will aim to carry the recent Test momentum into the four-match One-Day International (ODI) series against England as they bid to gain crucial points in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI team rankings.

  • Succesfull surgery with imported mesh on high risk patient

    Coimbatore: An imported mesh has been deployed by surgery for treatment of a 42-year old man with jaundice and recovering hepatitis superadded with complicated umbilican hernia, by a city hospital, claimed to be the fourth in the country and first in the city.

  • 56 killed in Afghanistan rival factions clash

    Kubal: Fifty-six militants were killed in a clash between supporters and opponents of new Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in parts of Zabul province over the past three days, provincial government spokesman Gul Islam Sayal said on Monday.

  • GSAT-15 set for launch on November 11 by European rocket

    Bengaluru: India’s latest Communication Satellite GSAT-15 is scheduled for launch on board Arianespace rocket from the space port of Kourou in French Guiana, on the monring of November 11. The launch of GSAT-15 with its co-passenger Arabsat-6B for Arabsat, Saudi Arabia, is planned at 0304 Hrs IST, by Ariane-5 VA-227 launch vehicle.