Free Press Journal
  • Will drop case if you sweep roads: HC to molestation accused

    MumbaiIn a unique punishment, the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed four youth from Thane, who stand accused of molestation and attempt to murder, to sweep public roads every week for six months, in return for quashing police proceedings against them.

  • David Warner

    Warner set for paternity leave, may play only 2 games vs India

    Melbourne: Australia opener David Warner is likely to miss a few matches in the upcoming limited overs series against India as his wife is due with the couple’s second child. Warner and wife Candice have a daughter named Ivy.

  • Doping test

    IAAF orders life bans over doping bribes scandal

    Paris: The IAAF ethics commission today banned for life former world body treasurer Valentin Balakhnichev and a son of former president Lamine Diack over bribes taken to cover up doping failures by Russian athletes. The commission also ordered a life ban against former Russian coach Alexei Melnikov and a five year suspension for former world body anti-doping doctor Gabriel Dolle.

  • Hrithik Roshan-Sonam Kapoor

    ‘Dheere dheere…’ crosses 100-mn-mark on YouTube

    Mumbai: “Dheere dheere se meri zindagi”, a romantic single recreated and sung by rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh and featuring actors Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor, has crossed the 100-million-mark on video-sharing site YouTube.

  • EC proposal on foreign funding under govt consideration

    New Delhi: An Election Commission proposal to bring a law to prohibit electoral trusts from accepting funds from foreign sources is being “actively” considered by the government, the poll panel said today.

  • Search operations continue in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district

    Gurdaspur (Punjab): Punjab’s Gurdaspur and Pathankot districts remained on high alert after earlier reports of suspicious people being seen in the area. Security forces carried out a thorough search operation in several villages around the Tibri army cantonment area near here.

  • Gold

    Gold surges on sustained demand, global cues

    Mumbai: Gold continued to rise at the domestic bullion market here today due to sustained buying interest from jewellery stockists and retailers on the back of firm overseas trends. Elsewhere, silver continued its rally on heavy speculative demand coupled with strong industrial buying support.

  • IndiaMART to elevate SME section with launch of Digital campaign

    New Delhi: IndiaMART, India’s largest online marketplace launched a digital video campaign here today, to bring the emerging entrepreneurs to the limelight in a concise montage to commemorate and give voice to such SMEs who have benefitted from the IndiaMART alliance.

  • Aamir Khan confirms he’s no longer Incredible India ambassador

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Thursday affirmed that he was no longer brand ambassador of the Incredible India campaign and said he respected the government’s decision not to extend his contract in this regard.

  • DY Works bags integrated branding rights for BRICS bank

    Mumbai: Branding agency DY Works today said it has won the integrated branding rights for the first multilateral development bank formed and operated by BRICS nations. “The agency has bagged the integrated branding mandate of New Development Bank (NDB) – a multilateral development bank formed and operated by the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa),” the company said in a statement.

  • China reports 422 giant pandas in captivity

    Beijing: China aims to increase the population of giant pandas living in captivity to 500 by 2020 with the current number of the endangered animals living in santuaries in the country at 422.

  • John Abraham

    I am an action hero: John Abraham

    Mumbai: Despite having done various genres like action, comedy and drama in his career of more than a decade, actor John Abraham considers himself an action hero.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    ISIS don’t represent Islam: Sayed Ali Shah Geelani

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has denounced the ISIS against the backdrop of repeated display of its flag in Kashmir, saying it is a terrorist organisation which does not represent Islam. “ISIS, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and other like groups does not represent Islam. Daesh (alternate name of ISIS) is a terrorist organisation which is killing innocent people and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan is weakening Pakistan internally,” the Kashmiri separatist leader has