Free Press Journal
  • Golfer Shweta Galande jumps into lead in Jaipur

    Jaipur: Pune’s Shweta Galande returned with a level par score to leapfrog to the lead on Day 2 of the 18th and final leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Rambagh Golf Club here on Thursday.

  • Taylor Swift’s music video shoot sparks controversy

    Auckland: Singer Taylor Swift has courted controversy with the filming of her new music video in New Zealand. It was earlier reported that Swift would release “Out of the woods” as her next single and she would shoot its music video in New Zealand.

  • Hrithik Roshan

    Hrithik Roshan lauds Aamir’s response to criticism

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan has come out in support of Aamir Khan, praising the superstar for his measured response to the criticism that he faced following his remarks on intolerance. The 50-year-old “PK” star, who received flak from political parties and film industry colleagues, released a statement yesterday, saying he and his family did not have any intention of leaving the country and he was a proud Indian.

  • AIATF pays homage to 26/11 terror attack victims

    Mumbai: The All India Anti Terrorist Front (AIATF) today paid homage to the martyrs of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai. AIATF chairman M S Bitta along with other members of his organisation visited the Police Gymkhana, the Omble Statue at Chowpatty, Trident hotel at Nariman Point, Cafe Leopold in Colaba, Hotel Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, where the terror attacks had taken place in 2008, and paid

  • Will explore all legal options: Fadnavis on SC dance bar order

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was not in favour of opening dance bars and would explore legal options after Supreme Court asked it to implement its order in this regard. “We respect the Supreme Court’s order. However, we are principally against opening of dance bars. Will explore all legal options including legislative intervention,” Fadnavis said here.

  • Wayne Rooney calls on Man United to be more ruthless

    Johannesburg : Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has called on his side to be more aggressive and ruthless after a goalless draw against PSV Eindhoven saw the Premier League side’s chances of Champions League thrown into doubt.

  • Varun Dhawan

    Varun wants to remake Shah Rukh’s ‘Darr’ and ‘Baazigar’

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan says he would love to remake superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s iconic films “Darr” and “Baazigar”. Varun was the assistant director in filmmaker Karan Johar’s “My Name is Khan” starring Shah Rukh, and will now be seen sharing screen space with the actor in “Dilwale”. When asked which movie of Shah Rukh he would love to remake, the 28-year-old actor said, “There are two actually which I really want to do,

  • Hafiz Saeed

    Hafiz Saeed preaching terror in connivance with Pak forces: BSF

    Jammu: Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed is touring terrorist camps along the border and “repeatedly provoking” militants to carry out attacks in India, BSF today said and alleged connivance of the Pakistani security forces in the campaign of the 26/11 mastermind. Pakistan’s security forces are allowing Saeed to “openly operate” in the border areas to indoctrinate terrorist groups, Inspector General (IG) of BSF, Jammu Frontier, Rakesh Sharma told reporters here today.

  • Rahul Dravid

    Don’t want wickets in Ranji where match ends in 2 days: Rahul Dravid

    Kolkata : Former India captain Rahul Dravid was very critical of the pitches being prepared in the ongoing Ranji Trophy, where “getting six to seven wickets by bowling darts” has become the order of the day and said that it will prove to be detrimental towards producing “good cricketers”.

  • Coal Scam

    Coalscam: JIPL Dir seeks summoning ex-PM as defence witness

    New Delhi: Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL) Director R S Rungta, an accused in a coal block allocation scam case, today moved an application before a special court seeking to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a witness in his defence in the case.

  • Liquor, UP, Lucknow

    UP: 2 dead, 6 taken ill after consuming ‘spurious’ liquor

    Lucknow/Gorakhpur: Two persons died and six others were taken ill after consuming liquor, believed to be spurious, at a party hosted by the supporters of a panchayat poll candidate in Gorakhpur district’s Pipraich area, police said today.

  • GFA demands aid for fishermen onboard MV Kuber; writes to PM

    Vadodara: Gujarat Fishermen Association (GFA) has sought intervention of the Prime Minister in getting compensation to kin of the four fishermen who were on-board on boat ‘MV Kuber’ which was hijacked by the terrorists of the 26/11 attacks to sneak into Mumbai. Vice president of GFA Veljibhai Masani said they have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to take up the matter with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in conceding their

  • HC seeks Delhi govt reply on Manu Sharma’s plea for parole

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the city government’s response on the plea of Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma, seeking a month-long parole to appear in LLB semester exams. A bench of Justice Ashutosh Kumar issued notice to the Delhi government and asked it to file a status report by December 4 on the plea of Sharma who has claimed that his exams commence from December 26. Senior advocate

  • Chemists to go on indefinite strike from mid-December

    New Delhi: Members of the All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) will go on an indefinite strike from mid-December as the government has failed to stop the online sale of drugs through various e-pharmacies, an AIOCD official said on Thursday..

  • Over 100 Palestinians killed in clashes since October 1

    Ramallah/Gaza : The Palestinian ministry of health said on Thursday that 101 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli army and security forces since clashes with Israel began on October 1.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Need collaborative not confrontationist politics: Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: As the winter session of Parliament started today, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said the country needs collaborative and not confrontationist politics and people are in no mood to accept negativism. “Country needs collaborative politics and not confrontationist politics. People are keenly watching law makers. They are in no mood to accept negativism,” he said, noting that the all-party meeting held yesterday has raised hopes of a better session.

  • SC grants time to Centre for apprising its stand on Rama Sethu

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today granted four weeks time to the Centre for filing its response to a plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that he wanted to withdraw his 2009 petition against the Sethusamudram project as government has decided that the mythological bridge Rama Sethu would not be dismantled.