Free Press Journal
  • Azam Khan

    BJP got donation of Rs 200 cr from beef exporter: Azam Khan

    Unnao (UP): Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has alleged that the BJP has taken a “donation of Rs 200 crore” from a “beef exporter”, a charge denied by the party. “BJP plays politics on beef. Ironically, it has taken a donation of Rs 200 crore from a big beef exporter. The party should tell how much money was taken in black,” he said, while talking to reporters here last night.

  • Sebi

    Chasing ‘moving targets’, Sebi to upgrade surveillance systems

    Mumbai: Markets regulator Sebi plans to conduct a comprehensive review of its surveillance systems and further bolster its capabilities to keep manipulators at bay while its enforcement process is being further streamlined to effectively utilise the additional powers given to it. “We are often chasing ‘moving targets’ requiring us to constantly realign our priorities and strategies to meet the changing systemic needs,” Sebi Chairman U K Sinha said.

  • ShopClues launches online wedding store

    New Delhi: ShopClues, India’s first and largest managed marketplace has introduced a never-seen-before complete online wedding store on its platform.

  • Nuclear Deal

    India building top-secret nuclear city: Foreign Policy journal

    Washington: India is building a top-secret nuclear city to produce thermonuclear weapons and when completed in 2017 the facility would be the subcontinent’s “largest military-run” complex of nuclear centrifuges, a leading American foreign policy journal has claimed. The secret city in Challakere in Karnataka could “upgrade” the country as a nuclear power and unsettle its two major neighbours – Pakistan and China, Foreign Policy magazine said in an investigative report.

  • Late strikes rock Sri Lanka as Kiwis fight back

    Hamilton: Trent Boult led a late New Zealand fight-back to leave Sri Lanka on 264-7 when rain ended play early on day one of the second Test today.

  • Sonali Bendre

    I always like challenges: Sonali Bendre

    Mumbai: Actress Sonali Bendre has revealed that she never planned anything in life, but likes taking up challenges.

  • Forget IVF, another way to have a baby soon

    London: A researcher from George Washington University academic is exploring the possibility of using a new technique for human reproduction and its ethical and practical implications. The method can create the possibility of same-sex couples having children biologically related to both partners.

  • Have fish oil to burn those kilos around your belly

    Tokyo: Fish oil may burn fat faster than those fat-burning pills leading to an efficient weight loss in overweight or obese people in their 30s and 40s, Kyoto University researchers report.

  • Binge drinking with chronic alcohol use damages liver faster

    Washington: Chronic alcohol use when combined with repeated binge drinking causes more damage to the liver than previously thought, scientists including those of Indian-origin have found. Excessive alcohol consumption is a global public health issue. In the US, binge drinking is the most common form – so common, that the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reports approximately one in six adults binge drinks about four times each month, the researchers said.

  • New ‘Ghostbusters’ posters revealed

    Los Angeles: After releasing a new look at four key characters in “Ghostbusters (2016)”, Columbia Pictures has released four character posters. Each poster features a member of the titular ghost hunters like Melissa McCarthy’s Abby Yates, Kate McKinnon’s Jillian Holtzmann, Kristen Wiig’s Erin Gilbert and Leslie Jones’ Patty Tolan, reported People magazine.

  • Vijender Singh eyes another knockout show against Hyuseinov

    Manchester : Vijender Singh would be eyeing a third successive knockout victory but the task seems easier said than done against an experienced and aggressive Samet Hyuseinov when the two square off in the star Indian boxer’s maiden six-round professional contest here tomorrow.

  • Me and Inzy would be a good pair: Manoj Prabhakar on Afghan coaching

    New Delhi : Former India seamer Manoj Prabhakar, who has been appointed bowling coach of the Afghanistan national side for the upcoming ICC World T20, is hopeful of forming a fruitful coaching partnership with chief coach Inzamam-ul Haq.

  • Delhi Diesel car ban: NGT not to tinker with SC order

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today refused to vacate its order banning registration of new diesel-run vehicles, saying it won’t interfere with the Supreme Court order which has taken a similar stand. In contrast to the prior NGT order banning registration of all diesel vehicles, the Supreme Court, on December 16, though exempted small ones and specified that the diesel-run SUVs and cars having engine capacity beyond 2000 cc would not be

  • India’s official growth target cut, outlook on inflation better

    New Delhi: Cautioning that challenges remain in the Indian economy despite progress, the finance ministry has sharply cut its growth forecast for this fiscal to 7-7.5 percent from 8.1-8.5, but said inflation remained under control.

  • economic growth

    Government lowers growth projection to 7-7.5 per cent for 2015-16

    New Delhi: The government today lowered its economic growth forecast for 2015-16 to 7-7.5 per cent from 8.1-8.5 per cent, but said budget deficit target will be met as higher tax revenues offset a shortfall in PSU stake sale. In its Mid-Year Economic Analysis presented in Parliament, the finance ministry said it will be able to stick to fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent for the current year, but the target of