Free Press Journal
  • Dale Steyn unlikely to play in third Test: Hashim Amla

    Nagpur : South Africa are unlikely to have the services of their premier pace bowler Dale Steyn for the second match running as he was yet to fully recover from a groin injury, said visiting team skipper Hashim Amla on the eve of the third and penultimate Test against India.

  • Pakistan ‘apprehends’ 18 Indian fishermen off Gujarat-coast

    Ahmedabad: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) “apprehended” 18 Indian fishermen and seized 3 of their boats near Jakhau port off Gujarat coast, a senior official of National Fishworkers’ Forum said today. “The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency apprehended 18 Indian fishermen along with 3 of their boats in Arabian sea near Jakhau port in Kutch district late last night,” Secretary of National Fishworkers’ Forum (NFF) Manish Lodhari said.

  • Azam Khan

    Azam backs Aamir’s ‘Hindu’ wife’s worry over growing intolerance

    Lucknow: Backing Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s comment over growing intolerance, Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare Minister Azam Khan on Tuesday said the insecurity of his ‘Hindu’ wife over the present atmosphere in the country represents the plight of the common people.

  • Mullah Omar

    ‘Mullah Omar pic without right eye was not real’

    Cairo: The widely circulated picture of Mullah Omar in which he is without his right eye was not real and was a disguise for security reasons to hide his facial features, a close aide of the late Taliban supremo has claimed.

  • Economy

    Sensex falls for 2nd day, down 44 pts ahead of F&O expiry

    Mumbai: Markets ended in the red for the second straight day as the benchmark BSE Sensex slipped by about 44 points to end at 25,775.74 on offloading of positions by participants amid a mixed trend in Asia and a lower opening in Europe. Besides, caution before the expiry of November series contracts in the derivatives segment on Thursday had a bearing on mood.

  • South Korea’s Park Guen-Hye calls for mask ban at protests

    Seoul: South Korean President Park Geun-Hye today called for a ban on masks at demonstrations, less than two weeks after huge anti-government protests rocked Seoul, as she warned “terrorist elements” may infiltrate demonstrations.

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    BJP suffers blow in MP as Cong wrests Ratlam-Jhabua LS seat

    Bhopal: In a major setback to the BJP close on the heels of its drubbing in Bihar, its candidate Nirmala Bhuria was today trounced by Kantilal Bhuria of Congress in the bypoll in Ratlam-Jhabua (ST) Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh, which the saffron party won in 2014. However, the BJP, in power in the state, retained the Dewas Assembly seat.

  • Pawan Hans helicopter

    Disaster mgmt team has narrow escape as chopper crash-lands

    Kohima: A four-member disaster management team today had a narrow escape when their Pawan Hans helicopter crash-landed at Meluri Helipad in Phek district of Nagaland. An official in Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority said that the disaster management team, led by Joint Secretary of Union Ministry of Home Affairs (Disaster Management Wing), had taken off from Kohima Helipad at around 7 AM.

  • Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite

    Tokyo: A Japanese rocket lifted off today with the national space programme’s first commercial satellite as Tokyo tries to enter a business dominated by European and Russian companies.

  • Sharad Yadav

    Opposition to target government on intolerance in Winter session

    New Delhi: Opposition parties have closed ranks to target the government on range of issues from intolerance to rising prices as Winter Session begins on November 26. Parleys have been held among leaders of Opposition parties and Congress. JDU in particular will be raising the issue of intolerance and award wapsi in a big way.

  • rahul Mukherjea sheena Bora

    Relationship of Rahul – Sheena listed as one of the motives

    Mumbai: The “relationship” between Peter Mukerjea’s son Rahul and Indrani’s daughter Sheena Bora has been listed by a Mumbai court as one of the motives behind Sheena’s killing. “On the basis of record and prosecution’s case two motives can be gathered.. one is of relationship between step brother (Rahul) and sister (Sheena) and the other (is) the financial transaction,” observed Magistrate Mahesh R Natu, before whom Peter was produced for extension of his

  • Anup-Chetia

    ULFA leaders want Anup Chetia to be included in talks

    New Delhi: The pro-talks faction of ULFA today appealed to the Centre to include recently deported ‘general secretary’ Anup Chetia in the peace process saying without his participation, the dialogue would remain inconclusive. “There will be no political discussion without ULFA general secretary Anup Chetia’s participation in the talks. We have appealed to the government to ensure his early release from judicial custody so that he can join us.

  • ‘Conspiring’ Congress can’t digest elected ‘popular’ PM: BJP

    New Delhi: Hitting out at the Congress for spreading rumours that India was an ‘intolerant’ nation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the grand old party was spreading a ‘web of conspiracy’ and was stooping to such low measures since they were ‘intolerant’ to a successful, elected government and the ‘popular’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Aamir Khan

    Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan trolled on Twitter

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan’s comments on growing intolerance have provoked sharp reactions on Twitter with his industry colleagues Anupam Kher and Ram Gopal Varma, berating him, asking “When did ‘Incredible India’ become ‘Intolerant India’ for you”. The 50-year-old “PK” star during his outing at an award function last evening in the national capital had said he has been “alarmed” by a number of incidents and his wife Kiran Rao even suggested that they should probably leave the country.

  • Aamir

    Snapdeal takes the blow after Aamir’s intolerant statement

    Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan has ignited a hefty spark and come under fire since Monday evening. The star who participated in the ‘’intolerance” in India debate said that he has been “alarmed” by a number of incidences, and that his wife Kiran Rao had even suggested to leave the country.

  • Kejriwal ‘admires’ Aamir for speaking up on intolerance

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has supported and “admired” Bollywood actor Aamir Khan for “speaking up” against growing intolerance and insecurity in the country, and asked the Centre for taking concrete steps to instill sense of security among people.

  • NHRC issues notice on complaint of gangrape victim’s family

    New Delhi: The NHRC has issued notices to Centre and Delhi government on a complaint by the parents of the December 16 gangrape victim, apprehending threat to society from the juvenile convict in the case who is set to be released next month. The Commission has taken cognisance of the complaint by the parents of the girl, who was brutally gangraped and murdered in Delhi on December 16 in 2012.