Free Press Journal
  • Revisit UPA’s ‘ill-advised’ spectrum charges on police: Jaya

    Chennai: Asking the Centre to ‘revisit’ the previous UPA’s ‘ill-advised move’ of levying spectrum charges on Police Radio Network, the Tamil Nadu government has demanded waiver of a Rs 140-crore levy by the Union Ministry for Communications and Information Technology.

  • 25 trapped in China mine collapse

    Beijing: At least 25 people were trapped as a gypsum mine collapsed in China’s Shandong province on Friday, the authorities said.

  • 21st century regulator CCI should move with times: Chawla

    New Delhi: Competition Commission should move with times rather than being seen as a watchdog implementing a 21st century legislation with the 19th century tools, Chairman Ashok Chawla said.

  • Barack Obama

    US readies New Year push to expel migrants

    Washington: President Barack Obama’s administration is planning a vast operation to round up and expel from the US migrant families who fled drought and violence in Central America, reports have said.

  • Bomb-like object recovered from forest in Assam

    Dibrugarh (Assam): A bomb like object was recovered from the forest area in Sivasagar district near inter-state border with Arunachal Pradesh, police said today. A police team recovered the bomb like object from the forest near Borpatra tea estate last night, Dibrugarh SP Bir Bikram Gogoi said.

  • Farmer,

    Farmers reclaim govt acquired land in UP

    Muzaffarnagar: Hundreds of farmers, led by Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait, took possession of their land at Sujuru village here, acquired by the government for constructing a waste treatment plant 18 years ago.

  • Bhagat Singh or Mangal Sein? Badal fumes as BJP plays politics over Chandigarh airport

    Chandigarh: The name Mangal Sein may not ring a bell with most people in Haryana or Punjab but Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of the BJP has stirred a hornet’s nest by proposing that Chandigarh International Airport be named after the late RSS leader. This has raised the hackles of those who want the facility to be named after the famous freedom movement martyr Bhagat Singh.

  • Protest outside Thai embassy in Myanmar against murder verdict

    Yangon: Hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside Thailand’s embassy in Yangon today after two Myanmar migrants were sentenced to death by a Thai court for murdering two British backpackers, in a verdict that has sparked anger in their homeland.

  • Gadkari wishes veteran leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his B’day

    New Delhi: Wishing Bharatiya Janata Party’s veteran leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 91st birthday, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday said fulfilling his dream will be the best birthday wish for him.

  • UP minister sacked over his ‘Ram and Krishna temple’ comment

    Bijnaur (Uttar Pradesh): Ompal Nehra, a senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, and a minister in the Uttar Pradesh Government, has been stripped of his ministerial post after commenting that Muslims must give up their claims on mosques in Ayodhya, Mathura and Kashi and help build temples in those places.

  • Kejriwal dares Modi, Jaitley over DDCA

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday sought to know why Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were “afraid” of a probe into the affairs of Delhi’s cricket body.

  • Sanjay Dutt

    Biopic on Sanjay Dutt likely to release in Christmas 2017

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani’s upcoming biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt is likely to release during the festive season in 2017. Hirani’s debut film “Munnabhai MBBS” was released on December 19, 2003, while his last two blockbusters, 2009 comedy “3 Idiots” and last year’s “PK” were released on December 25 and December 19, respectively.

  • Veteran actress Sadhana dies

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Sadhana Shivdasani, known for films like “Mera Saaya”, “Wo Kaun Thi” and “Waqt”, died here today after a brief illness. She was 74.

  • Revisit UPA’s ‘ill-advised’ spectrum charges on police: Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Asking the Centre to ‘revisit’ the previous UPA’s ‘ill-advised move’ of levying spectrum charges on Police Radio Network, the Tamil Nadu government has demanded waiver of a Rs 140-crore levy by the Union Ministry for Communications and Information Technology.

  • Christmas celebrations held across Punjab, Chandigarh

    Chandigarh: Christmas celebrations were on Friday marked by singing of carols, lighting of candles and attending the Mass at various churches in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.

  • Some students of IIM-I caught taking drugs, again

    Indore : Some students of Indian Institute of Management Indore have been caught consuming drugs on the campus, three years after three others students were shown the door by this elite b-school for identical crime.