Free Press Journal
  • FTII row: 20 students detained by Pune Police

    Pune: The police detained around 20 students, who were staging a protest against Film and Television Institute (FTII) chairman Gajendra Chauhan, outside the institute’s campus.

  • FTii arrest

    Standoff between police, FTII students amid protest on Chauhan

    Pune: Police used force to disperse and round up a group of about 40 FTII students protesting here against TV actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan who is expected to take charge as the institute’s Chairman today.

  • Temperatures remain below freezing in Himachal

    Shimla: The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday saw cloudy skies but temperatures remained below freezing in many areas of the state despite prevailing dry conditions.

  • Nitish, Kejriwal condole Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s death

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday condoled the demise of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, who breathed his last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here due to multiple organ failure.

  • Mehbooba Mufti

    Mehbooba Mufti likely to be first woman CM of J-K

    Srinagar: Mehbooba Mufti is likely to be the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir as she has emerged as the unanimous choice for the post following the death of incumbent, and her father, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today.

  • Low sunlight exposure increases cancer risk

    New York: Persons residing at higher latitudes, with lower sunlight exposure and greater prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, are at greater risk of developing cancer, including leukemia, a type of blood cancer, new research reveals.

  • Mehbooba Mufti

    Mufti Sayeed passes away, Mehbooba likely to succeed as CM

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, a crafty politician who took on the powerful Abdullah family and rose to become the country’s first Muslim Home Minister, died today at AIIMS here after his platelets dropped dangerously.

  • Gold

    Gold futures regain Rs 26,000-mark, up Rs 204 on global cues

    New Delhi:  Gold prices shot up by Rs 204 to reclaim Rs 26,000 per 10 gram level for the first time in almost one month in futures trading today as speculators enlarged positions amid a firming trend overseas.

  • Andhra eyes big-ticket deals at CII Partnership Summit

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh is looking to sign some big ticket deals at the three-day CII Partnership Summit beginning Sunday in Visakhapatnam to attract foreign investment and turn the state into a manufacturing hub.

  • China’s top ride-hailing app expands into online car sales

    Beijing: China’s top car-hailing company Didi Kuaidi will expand its online car sales business into a day-to-day automobile e-commerce operation through its app in the near future, the company has said.

  • World Bank cuts 2016 global growth forecast

    Washington: The World Bank has cut the global growth forecast for 2016 to 2.9 percent, saying that weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on the global scenario during the year.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex tumbles 378 points, Nifty cracks 7,700 on global rout

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex extended losses on a fourth straight day as it fell by over 378 points while NSE Nifty dipped below the 7,700 level in early deals as further sell-off in China forced the market to halt trading for the second time this week.

  • Australia reach 126-1 on day 5 of 3rd Test vs West Indies

    Sydney: David Warner raced toward a quick-fire century and helped Australia to 126-1 in their first innings, 104 runs behind the West Indies, at tea on the fifth day of the third Test today at the Sydney Cricket Ground.