Free Press Journal
  • Chelsea part ways with coach Mourinho

    London: English champions Chelsea have parted company with their coach Jose Mourinho by mutual consent, the football club confirmed on Thursday. His departure comes seven months after he led them to the Premier League title. It was the Portuguese coach’s second spell at the club, taking charge in June 2013. He previously was at the helm from 2004-07.

  • It’s ‘peeback’ time in London borough!

    London: Seeking to combat the growing menace of street urination, a London borough has introduced UK’s first ‘anti-pee wall’ designed to soak anyone who tries to urinate against it.

  • Dhoni hits 37 in Jharkhand’s thrashing of Railways

    Alur (Karnataka): India’s limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni chipped in with a useful 30-ball 37 as Jharkhand thrashed Railways by 115 runs in their Vizay
    Hazare one-day cricket match here today.

  • Suarez treble fires Barca into world final

    Yokohama: Luis Suarez fired a hat-trick as Barcelona overcame the loss of Lionel Messi to kidney problems by beating China’s Guangzhou Evergrande 3-0 to reach the Club World Cup final today. The Spanish giants will face Argentine side River Plate
    in Yokohama on Sunday as they look to become the first team to win the tournament three times.

  • Aftab Shivdasani, Tusshar Kapoor turn porn stars

    Pahlaj Nihalani will have to buy a bigger pair of scissors for this one. The chief who edited out a kissing scene from the latest James Bond flick will surely be scandalised watching the trailer of KYA KOOL HAI HUM 3. Starring Tusshar Kapoor, Aftab Shivdasani and Mandana Karimi, this Ekta Kapoor film is set to push the envelope on sex comedies with the male actors playing porn stars.

  • AIIMS to run new 120-bed night shelter

    New Delhi:Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Thursday inaugurated a 120-bed night shelter at AIIMS here to alleviate the hassles experienced by outstation patients and their accompanying relatives.

  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali

    Bhansali and SRK face-off after 8 years

    Once together, Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali delivered the magnum opus DEVDAS, with Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit. The grandeur of the sets and impeccable Bengali dressing left everyone in awe of this collaboration. The year was 2002 and the after exactly five years  in 2007 SLB and SRK had an ugly face off at the Box office. Bhansali was all set to launch Ranbir Kapoor with SAAWARIYA and Shah

  • Messi misses Club World Cup semi with renal colic

    Yokohama: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi missed Thursday’s Club World Cup semi-final against China’s Guangzhou Evergrande in Yokohama because of abdominal pain, the Spanish club said. The Argentine wizard, who returned last month after a
    lengthy knee injury, is suffering from renal colic, a problem commonly caused by kidney stones.

  • Rape case

    Highly connected people involved in rape of deaf-mute inmate: BJP

    Dehradun: Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand today reiterated its demand for a CBI probe into the case of sexual exploitation of a speech and hearing impaired inmate at a women’s shelter home here and alleged involvement of “highly connected” people.

  • Gauhati HC stays “removal” of Arunachal Speaker

    Guwahati/Itanagar: In a new twist to the ongoing political drama, the Gauhati High Court today kept in abeyance all decisions, including the removal of Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Nebam Rebia, at a special “session” yesterday, hours after Chief Minister Nabam Tuki was “voted out” and a dissident Congressman was “elected” as CM in a hotel.

  • Putin rules out reconciliation with Turkey

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin fired off an angry tirade against Turkey today, ruling out any reconciliation with its leaders and accusing Ankara of shooting down a Russian warplane to impress the United States. In comments littered with crude language, Putin dismissed the possibility that the downing of the warplane over the Turkish-Syrian border last month was an accident, calling it a “hostile act”.

  • Delhi court lets off BKI activist in 2006 arms case

    New Delhi,: A court here has acquitted Paramjeet Singh Bheora, alleged India chief of the banned Babbar Khalsa International, of charges of possessing firearms and firing at a police station in 2006, sources said on Thursday.

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    Interest rate to be based on marginal cost of funds from Apr 1

    Mumbai: To ensure better transmission of its rate cuts to borrowers, RBI today said all banks will have to follow a new and uniform methodology from April next year to
    calculate base rate as per the marginal cost of funds. Apart from helping borrowers reap the benefit of lower rates, the step will also improve transparency in the methodology followed by banks for determining interest rates on advances.

  • Huawei launches innovation solution-demo centre in B’luru

    Bengaluru: Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei today announced the launch of the ‘Huawei Joint Innovation Solution and Demo Centre’.The centre is a first such solutions center for the Indian industry offering comprehensive ICT solutions testing,  the company said.

  • HC jails advocate for calling one of its judge ‘corrupt’

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today awarded one month jail term to an woman lawyer for calling one of its Judge as ‘corrupt’ in a criminal contempt case, saying the unsubstantiated statement tends to scandalize and lower the court’s authority.

  • Need to strengthen cold storage chain for farmers’ benefit: CM Vasundhara Raje

    Jaipur: For better crop produce return, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today asked the state agriculture department to strengthen cold storage chain network for the benefits of farmers. Horticulture department should also explore possibilities of flower cultivation and their exports from Rajasthan, reviewing the department’s progress for next year’s annual budget here the Chief Minister directed.

  • Android to have Indian dessert name? Pichai will ask mom!

    New Delhi: He runs global internet giant, but the question that stumped Sundar Pichai on his first India visit as Google CEO was whether the popular mobile operating system Android can be named after an Indian dessert! A smiling Pichai replied he will ask his mother for suggestions and Google can even go for an online poll to decide the name.

  • DAC okays purchase of Russian air defence missile systems

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Russia, Defence Ministry’s top acquisition council today cleared the purchase of an estimated Rs 40,000 crore Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems, besides giving the go-ahead to other projects worth over Rs 25,000 crore.