Free Press Journal
  • Manoj Bajpayee’s ‘Aligarh’ to release in February

    Mumbai :  Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s reality drama “Aligarh”, which is based on the real life incident of doctor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job as a professor because of his sexual orientation, and stars Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkumar Rao in lead roles, will release in February next year. Manoj announced the release date of the film, which had its premiere at the 20th Busan International Film festival earlier this year, while

  • Kiwis in a quandary over pacer Southee’s availability

    Perth : New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will give injured pacer Tim Southee until the eleventh hour to prove his fitness for the second Test against Australia, leaving the exact make-up of the tourists’ five-man bowling attack unknown.

  • Mo Farah

    Mo Farah likely to miss World Indoors

    Portland : Double Olympic champion middle distance runner Mo Farah in all probability will miss the World Indoor Championships and instead focus on how to defend his titles next year at the Rio Games.

  • Shiv Kapur

    Shiv Kapur tied fourth at World Classic golf

    Singapore :  Shiv Kapur was the highest placed Indian at the joint fourth position after the opening round of the World Classic Championship being played at the par-71 Laguna National Golf and Country Club here on Thursday.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Sushma Swaraj to address Indian diaspora in US

    New Delhi : Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will brief Indian diaspora in the US about opportunities for it in India in business, investments and partnerships, an official said here on Thursday.

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    Take up Lalit Modi deportation with Cameron: Congress to PM

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi must take up with British Premier David Cameron in London the issue of deporting former IPL chief Lalit Modi to India during their meeting, the Congress said on Thursday.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Chouhan submits report on central schemes to PM

    New Delhi :  Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday submitted the final report of the sub-group of chief ministers on rationalisation of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The sub-group comprises of chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Manipur, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar.

  • ULFA leader Anup Chetia sent to CBI custody

    New Delhi :  United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leader Anup Chetia — who was deported by Bangladesh on Wednesday — was on Thursday sent to CBI custody on six-day transit remand, sources in the probe agency said.

  • Narendra Modi, David Cameron begin delegation-level talks

    London : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, the first day of his three-day visit to Britain, sat down for delegation level talks with British Premier David Cameron at 10, Downing Street here.

  • Laxmikant Parsekar

    Goa CM’s office to monitor activist ex-priest’s murder

    Panaji : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Thursday that his office would monitor the police investigation into the mysterious death of activist and former priest Bismarque Dias, as a senior police official said no material was on record yet to suggest he was murdered.

  • rbi

    RBI employees to go on mass casual leave on November 19

    Mumbai : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) employees will go on a day’s mass casual leave on November 19 to protest the government’s move to take away from the central bank some of its vital operations “in the name of the draft financial code and legislative reforms”.

  • football

    Nurain to lead Mohammedan in second division I-League

    Kolkat;a Nigerian defender Kareem Omolaja Nurain will lead city football club Mohammedan Sporting’s charge in the second division I-League where they will first clash against Guwahati FC on November 14.

  • FDI reform measures a major macroeconomic reform: Fitch Ratings

    Chennai: Citing the liberalisation of foreign direct investment (FDI) rules by the central government on November 11, credit rating agency Fitch Ratings termed it a significant structural macroeconomic reform.

  • tax

    Tenure of tax laws panel extended

    New Delhi: The tenure of a committee set up to suggest steps to sort out taxation problems faced by trade and industry has been extended by one year, the central government said on Thursday.

  • Coal

    Coal India invites bids for 7 MTPA washery in Jharkhand

    Kolkata: Aiming to improve the quality of its product, state-owned miner Coal India has issued an e-tender inviting domestic and international bidders to set up a 7 million tonne per annum (MTPA) capacity washery at Konar in Jharkhand.