Free Press Journal
  • No expectations, I just hope to give a good fight: Saina Nehwal

    Dubai: Struggling with a feet injury, India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is not expecting big results from BWF Super Series Finals but said she will give her opponents in pool A a tough fight during the prestigious event which will get underway, here tomorrow. After a final appearance at the China Super Series Premier, Saina was left nursing an achilles tendon and had to skip the Hong Kong Open last month and the

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    MLC polls: BJP’s MCGM group leader files nomination

    Mumbai: BJP group leader in the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), Manoj Kotak today filed his nomination for the Maharashtra Legislative Council elections from the Mumbai local self government body.

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    India-Pakistan ties should be better: Sushma Swaraj

    Islamabad: Arriving here on a first-ever visit by a minister in the Modi Government, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the relationship between India and Pakistan should be better and that she will hold talks to find ways to improve bilateral ties. “I have come with the message that ties between the two countries should be good and move forward,” said Swaraj immediately after arriving here on a two-day visit.

  • Bombay High Court

    Take stringent action to stop custodial deaths: HC to Mah govt

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government to take stern steps to stop the “illegal and inhuman practice” of custodial deaths occurring in the state. “The government should take strict action against police officers and staff who are responsible for custodial deaths and punish them to set an example for others by giving a message that the guilty would not be spared,” said a division bench of Justices V M Kanade

  • Court to hear Hardik Patel’s bail plea tomorrow

    Ahmedabad: A local court will hear the bail plea of Patel quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel and two of his aides tomorrow in a sedition case as the matter was adjourned today. Additional Sessions Judge N G Dave adjourned the hearing in the case today. Hardik and his aides Dinesh Bambhaniya and Chirag Patel, who are facing sedition charges and are presently lodged in jail, had filed their bail application last month.

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    Sheena Bora case: Court asks CBI to complete probe by Dec 17

    Mumbai: A special court today asked the CBI to complete its investigation in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case in the next 10 days and also allowed prime accused Indrani Mukerjea’s plea to get copies of statement of witnesses recorded before the magistrate. “Complete the investigation by December 17 and on that day I will open the sealed packets of the statements and give it to the accused,” special CBI judge H S

  • IPL-9 to begin on April 9, 2016; Pune, Rajkot to replace CSK, Royals

    New Delhi: The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2016 will be held from April 9 to May 29 and would welcome two new franchises, Pune and Rajkot, in place of the suspended Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, it was announced on Tuesday.

  • National Herald: ‘I will not budge an inch’: Rahul Gandhi

    Chennai: As the National Herald case involving Congress’ top brass snowballed today, a defiant Rahul Gandhi charged the BJP with adopting “vendetta politics” and vowed to continue questioning the Narendra Modi government and not “budge an inch.”

  • Pakistani origin killer couple were radicalised: FBI

    Washington: The Pakistani origin couple who killed 14 people last week in San Bernardino, California, had long been “radicalised” and had practiced at a target range days before last week’s massacre, according to the FBI.

  • Hotter nights flooding the atmosphere with more carbon: Study

    Washington: Hotter nights may actually wield much greater influence over the planet’s atmosphere as global temperatures rise and can eventually lead to more carbon flooding the atmosphere, researchers from Princeton University have warned.

  • Why Neanderthals’ faces are different from humans

    New York: The Neanderthals, who appeared about 200,000 years ago, are quite distinct from modern humans in the manner in which their faces grow, finds a new study.

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    I try to be fair: Sonali Bendre on judging stint

    Mumbai: Actress Sonali Bendre, who will be seen as a judge on the second season of reality show “India’s Best Dramebaaz”, says she tries to be as fair as possible in her opinion on the performances.

  • Tri-weekly Mumbai-Madgaon double-decker train from tomorrow

    Mumbai: A new tri-weekly AC double decker train service between Mumbai and Madgaon in Goa will commence from tomorrow. The train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Mumbai) on every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 05.30 am and reach Madgaon at 7.30 pm the same day, a Central Railway release said here today.

  • UK police campaign targets hackers as young as 12

    London: Britain’s National Crime Agency today launched a campaign to discourage youngsters from becoming hackers after it found the average age of suspects had plummeted to 17. The NCA’s #CyberChoices campaign targets parents of boys aged 12-15 who may be involved in cyber-crime without their knowledge.

  • Beijing chokes under ‘hazardous’ air pollution; red alert on

    Beijing: Half of smog-hit Beijing’s 5.5 million private cars were today kept off the roads, with the Chinese capital enforcing its first-ever red alert for pollution as air in the city of over 22 million people turned “hazardous” and schools and construction sites remained shut. Beijing’s air this morning turned from “very unhealthy” to “hazardous” as PM 2.5 – particulate matter with size equal to or less than 2.5 micron and the main

  • Son of missing UK aristocrat asks for death certificate

    London: The son of an English aristocrat who disappeared after his children’s nanny was bludgeoned to death four decades ago has asked Britain’s High Court to issue a death certificate for his father. George Bingham wants to inherit the title Earl of Lucan. Lord Lucan vanished after nanny Sandra Rivett was found dead at the family’s London home on November 7, 1974. His bloodstained car was found abandoned near England’s south coast.

  • Global fossil-fuel emissions may decline in 2015: study

    Paris: Annual global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels could drop slightly in 2015, even as India figured as the fourth top emitter in 2014, accounting for 7.2 per cent of worldwide emissions, according to a new report. The result underlines the need for action to stabilise and permanently lower global carbon dioxide emissions, the researchers said as climate talks continue in Paris.

  • Climate change accord could make India a world leader

    Paris: The successful conclusion of the Climate Change Summit here will offer India an opportunity to position itself as the leader of the developing world. If, however, India does not agree with the rest of the world to consider the outcome to be worthwhile, the possibility of a global deal will quickly collapse.