Free Press Journal
  • Clear cases pending with FSL by March next year: Raj govt

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria today directed officials to clear cases pending with the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) here by March next year. Kataria, while chairing a meeting, said the cases which have been pending since 2014 should be disposed off by March 2016 and also directed officials to form a committee to look into the issue of determining seniority of the laboratory experts.

  • SAI signs MoU with P Gopichand Badminton Foundation

    New Delhi: Sports Authority of India and Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation (PGBF) today joined hands to establish a SAI Gopichand National Badminton Academy at Gachibowli, Hyderabad. A Memorandum of Understanding for this purpose was signed today in the presence of SAI Director General Injeti Srinivas. The Academy is being established for optional utilization of the facilities being developed with National Sports Development Fund assistance at PGBF. SAI will also utilise the facilities at

  • P V Sindhu

    Sindhu can win a medal in Rio Olympics: Khanna

    New Delhi: Former Asian badminton champion Dinesh Khanna feels Indian shuttlers, including two-time World Championship bronze medallist P V Sindhu, can win medals at next year’s Rio Olympics but they need to find a way to deal with mental pressure during big matches.

  • Boys in good nick and mentally prepared: Kohli

    Nagpur: Ahead of the third and penultimate Test against South Africa, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said that his players are in good nick and are high on confidence.

  • FIFA seeks Platini life ban – lawyer

    Paris: FIFA’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini banned for life over a suspect payment, the European football chief’s lawyer said. The FIFA vice president is already serving a 90-day suspension while an investigation is held into a USD 2 million sum he received from FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is also suspended.

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    Indrani willed most of her properties to Vidhie: chargesheet

    Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, had willed most of her property to Vidhie Khanna, her daughter from earlier marriage with Sanjeev Khanna, a co-accused in the case, the CBI chargesheet said. The wills and some of the emails which are a part of the chargesheet stated that Indrani had bequeathed around 20 properties to Vidhie.

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    Midfielder Toure eyes big win against Juventus for City boost

    Turin: English football club Manchester City’s midfielder Yaya Toure believes beating Juventus and guaranteeing top spot in the European Champions League Group D match on Wednesday will get them back in the groove again after Saturday’s crushing home defeat to Liverpool in the English Premier League (EPL).

  • Dale Steyn

    Dale Steyn ruled out again in another blow to Proteas

    Nagpur: South Africa pace spearhead Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the third Test against India in Nagpur after failing to sufficiently recover from a groin strain sustained during the opening Test.

  • football

    Goa to host NorthEast in ISL 

    Fatorda (Goa): FC Goa chief coach Zico feels that his team will remain unaffected by the 0-4 thrashing at the hands of Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) in their last game as they prepare to tackle NorthEast United FC in a crucial Indian Super League (ISL) clash here on Wednesday.

  • Somnath Bharti ‘suppressed’ info in affidavits: Lipika Mitra

    New Delhi: Lipika Mitra, the estranged wife of former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, today wrote to the Chief Election Commissioner seeking action against the AAP leader for “suppressing” information in the affidavit he filed for Delhi Assembly elections early this year.

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    ISIS’s efforts to recruit Indians on: Rijiju

    New Delhi: ISIS is the latest challenge to India and its efforts to recruit youth from the country are on, the government today said. “Latest challenge of ours is of ISIS. Although we do not have that level of threat or presence as in Europe but we have to acknowledge that efforts for recruitment (by ISIS) are on,” Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told reporters here on the sidelines of

  • Rs 4.50 crore raised in Delhi Half Marathon charity

    New Delhi: India Cares Foundation, the philanthropy partner associated for the second year with the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) to be held on Sunday, has already raised Rs.4.50 crore, the highest fund collected in all eight years of the event so far, it was announced on Tuesday.

  • Bihar deputy CM supports Aamir Khan

    Patna: After Congress and the Delhi chief minister, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Tuesday came out in support of Bollywood actor Aamir Khan who has created a furore by his remarks on increase in intolerance in the country.

  • Nations should coordinate as world faces terror threats: SC

    New Delhi: Coordination among countries is the need of the hour at a time when the world is facing terror threat, the Supreme Court said today while refusing to grant interim relief to a jailed French woman, facing extradition for her alleged role in the 1991 killing of a Chilean senator.

  • DA case against Virbhadra: Court asks CBI to place PE records

    New Delhi: The CBI was today asked by a Delhi court to place before it the records of preliminary enquiry (PE) it had conducted in a disproportionate assets case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others. The court’s direction came during the hearing of an application filed by 81-year-old Singh in which he has accused CBI of not furnishing the complete copy of FIR registered against him.

  • Katra chopper crash: DGCA team begins probe

    Jammu: A team of DGCA today began its probe into the chopper crash incident in Katra, the base camp of the Vaishsnodevi shrine in J&K’s Reasi district, that left seven pilgrims, including the woman pilot dead. A Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) team arrived here today and visited the crash spot. They have collected samples from the spot and talked to officials, a senior official of Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board (SMVDSB)

  • Court allows TERI DG R K Pachauri to travel abroad

    New Delhi: TERI Director General R K Pachauri, facing sexual harassment allegations, was today allowed by a Delhi court to travel to several places abroad, including Paris, from tomorrow to attend meetings and conferences. Metropolitan Magistrate Shivani Chauhan allowed Pachauri’s plea in which he has sought permission to go to La Paz in Bolivia, Riyadh in Saudi Arabia and the French capital starting tomorrow.

  • Gold, Silver

    Gold rebounds on increased demand, global cues

    Mumbai: Gold witnessed a modest rebound after steep overnight losses at the domestic bullion market here today due to renewed buying interest from jewellery stockists and retailers amid firming overseas trend. Elsewhere, silver also recovered smartly on t e back of heavy speculative offtake. Standard gold (99.5 purity) rose by Rs 75 to settle at Rs 25,325 per 10 grams from Monday’s closing level of Rs 25,250.

  • DoD to select 5 merchant bankers for CIL stake sale on Nov 26

    New Delhi: The Disinvestment Department will on Thursday shortlist five merchant bankers for ma aging the Rs 21,000 crore stake sale in Coal India Ltd. As many as seven merchant bankers, including SBI Capital, HSBC Securities and J M Financial, have bid for managing the government’s 10 per cent share sale of the Maharatna PSU.

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    Received notice from FSSAI over instant noodles: Patanjali

    New Delhi: Patanjali Ayurved, the FMCG venture promoted by yoga guru Ramdev today said it has received notice from food safety regulator FSSAI, which had accused it of launching instant noodles without approval. “We have received notice from FSSAI today and we will give reply to it,” a company spokesperson told PTI here without elaborating details.