Free Press Journal
  • Sheena Bora case: CBI to get Hong Kong bank details soon

    Mumbai: The CBI is expected to receive details of an account opened by Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, with a bank in Hong Kong from Interpol by tomorrow, the agency told a court here today. CBI lawyer Bharat Badami told the magistrate R V Adone that the information was likely to be received this evening or tomorrow morning. Meanwhile, the investigative agency produced Indrani’s husband, former media baron

  • Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar shortlisted for Ballon d’Or award

    Zurich: Superstars Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo were on Monday named on the FIFA shortlist for the “World Footballer of the Year” (Ballon d’Or) award for 2015. FIFA released its final nominated list on its website.

  • Traffic block on CR’s Kasu-Nagothane section on Dec 2

    Mumbai: Central Railway (CR) will operate a traffic block on the Kasu-Nagothane section on December 2 to undertake track doubling work on the route. The block, to be operated on the section from 12.50 pm to 5.50 pm, would result in partial cancellation, rescheduling and delay of a few trains on Wednesday, CR said today in a statement here. Owing to the block, train No 71089 Diva-Roha DEMU passenger, leaving Diva at 09.10

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    Sindhu, Srikanth eye Indonesia Masters GPG title

    Malang (Indonesia):After completing a hat-trick of titles at Macau Open, Indian shuttler P V Sindhu is now training her eyes at the Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold, which starts with the qualifiers at Gedung Graha Cakrawala here tomorrow. Two-time bronze medallist at World Championship, Sindhu defeated Japan’s Minatsu Mitani in the final to clinch the USD 120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold yesterday and the Indian will look to add another title

  • PCB should tread carefully while dealing with BCCI: Miandad

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and batting great, Javed Miandad believes that the Pakistan Cricket Board should tread carefully while dealing with the Indian cricket board over the planned bilateral series in December. “I would advise them to be very careful as the Indian board can’t be trusted to keep their commitments,” Miandad told PTI today.

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    Team ‘Tamasha’ to celebrate film’s favourable response

    New Delhi: Imtiaz Ali’s latest entertainer “Tamasha”, featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, has amassed Rs.38.23 crore in the opening weekend, thereby giving the movie’s team a reason to party.

  • Swabi polio district coordinator shot dead

    Peshawar: Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) District Coordinator Dr. Yaqoob was shot dead and his driver injured when unidentified assailants opened fired on his car in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi district this morning.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses industry leaders at the Guildhall in London. AFP

    China has 575,000 people with HIV/AIDS

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    China has 575,000 people with HIV/AIDS

    Beijing: The total number of people living with HIV/AIDS in China has hit 575,000 — and 177,000 have succumbed to it so far, official data said on Monday.

  • Pakistan summons B’desh envoy over war crime executions

    Islamabad: Pakistan today summoned Bangladesh’s envoy to protest Dhaka’s charges of its complicity in atrocities during the 1971 liberation war, days after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina dismissed Pakistan’s criticism over the execution of two top opposition leaders. “It is regrettable that attempts have been made by the government of Bangladesh to malign Pakistan, despite our ardent desire to develop brotherly relations with it,” the foreign office said as it summoned the acting high

  • ISL 2015: Chennaiyin face-off against Mumbai City

    Chennai: On a high after couple of wins, Chennaiyin FC will aim to gather full points and move a step closer to semi-finals when they take on low-in-confidence Mumbai City FC in their last home match in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Tuesday.

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    Turkey will not apologise for downing Russian fighter jet: PM

    Brussels: Turkey will not apologise for downing a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border but Moscow should reconsider retaliatory sanctions, Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu said today as he held talks at NATO headquarters. “Protection of our airspace, our border is not only a right but a duty for my government and no Turkish premier or president … will apologise (for) doing our duty,” Davutoglutold a joint press conference with NATO head Jens

  • Lok Sabha adjourned

    Clashes in LS during ‘intolerance’ debate

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha today witnessed clashes and repeated adjournments as it took up the debate on ‘intoleance’ with the opposition targeting the government and triggering a storm after a CPI(M) member attributed ‘Hindu leader’ comments to Home Minister Rajnath Singh who denied it. The comments by Mohd Salim, who cited a report in a news magazine while initiating the debate on ‘intolerance, led to a deadlock with the ruling side demanding that

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi Janlokpal ‘strongest’ anti-corruption measure: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today termed the Delhi Janlokpal Bill 2015 as the “strongest” anti-graft law in Independent India, an issue which has aided his rise to prominence in the country’s politics. “Congratulations Manish for presenting the strongest anti -corruption law of Independent India – Delhi JanLokpal Bill 2015. A historic day,” he tweeted.

  • BSF trooper held for spying sent in 7-day police custody 

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday sent in seven-day police custody BSF head constable Abdul Rasheed arrested on the charge of supplying confidential information to Pakistan’s spy agency ISI.

  • Say “no” to arms for Sri Lanka, urges PMK

    Chennai: A day after Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag left for Sri Lanka to review bilateral defence ties, PMK chief Ramadoss today said the visit was a “matter of concern” and wanted the Centre to declare a policy that it would never provide arms and military aid to the island nation. Yesterday, the Army Chief embarked on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka during which he would review the bilateral defence ties

  • Oppn asks govt to take steps to check intolerance

    New Delhi: Opposition members today claimed there were rising cases of intolerance in the country and asked the government to take steps to ensure that citizens are treated equally and no one is targeted on the basis of religion, caste or creed. Members of BSP, NCP, Congress and other parties sought to corner the government in Rajya Sabha over alleged incidents of intolerance and its reaction in the society, as witnessed in the

  • Govt rejects suggestions of any move to dilute Nehru’s legacy

    New Delhi: Government today dismissed in Lok Sabha suggestions of any attempt to dilute the legacy of country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. “No madam,” was the written response of Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma in the Lower House of Parliament to a question on “whether an attempt is being made to dilute the legacy” of Nehru. The question on Nehru’s legacy was part of a larger issue on revamping of museums and