Free Press Journal
  • Anzar Shah al qaeda

    Suspected al-Qaeda operative was ‘facilitator’: Delhi Police

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday said that Anzar Shah, who was arrested for having alleged links with the al-Qaeda, was a ‘facilitator’ involved in sending a recruit abroad for training.

  • IAAF

    Rome, Polish city to host reallocated IAAF events

    Paris: The athletics’ world governing body IAAF has announced that Rome and Bydgoszcz in Poland have been voted to host the two 2016 events Russia lost over doping.

  • Delhi-High-Court

    Delhi HC rules out Interim stay on odd-even car formula

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today cleared the air over the odd-even formula and said there would be no interim stay on the odd-even car scheme.The court will also see whether the odd-even scheme needs judicial intervention and an order on this scheme would be passed on Jan 11.

  • Everton sign Swiss striker Shani Tarashaj

    London: English Premier League side Everton has announced it has signed Swiss striker Shani Tarashaj for four seasons from Swiss club Grasshoppers.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal happy with strong start to 2016

    Doha: Second-seeded Rafael Nadal has said he is “very happy” with his strong play on hard courts early in the 2016 season after advancing to the semi-finals of the Qatar Open.

  • MHA dubs DDCA probe committee as `unconditional`

    New Delhi : The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday declared that the probe committee formed by Delhi Government to look into the affairs of the Delhi and District Cricket Board (DDCA) was `unconditional and illegal`.

  • Kolkata Municipal Corporation

    KMC set to introduce online registration of births, deaths

    Kolkata: To get rid of touts and help citizens in its 144 wards across the city with hassle-free registration of births and deaths, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is all set to introduce an online system. KMC senior officials initiated the move in December last after the then West Bengal Health Secretary Malay De wrote to Municipal Commissioner Khalil Ahmed requesting to take proper steps for introduction of the online system from April

  • DDCA row: Centre terms inquiry on DDCA as illegal

    New Delhi: Triggering another row, the Centre has declared as “unconstitutional and illegal” the constitution of Commission of Inquiry into the DDCA affairs by the AAP dispensation in Delhi in the continuing battle between the two governments. “Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, has accordingly held that the notification…..issued by the Directorate of Vigilance, Government of NCT of Delhi, is unconstitutional, illegal and therefore has no legal effect,” said a letter issued

  • Daryll Cullinan calls on Proteas to embrace criticism

    Johannesburg: Former South African batsman Daryll Cullinan has urged his country’s players to show maturity by embracing criticism and called on his former side to work upon them.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic fends off Mayer to sail into Qatar Open semis

    Johannesburg : World number one Novak Djokovic displayed an imperious form as he brushed aside eighth-seeded Leonardo Mayer in straight sets to sail into the semifinals of the Qatar Open in Doha.

  • FICCI delegation highlights priority areas for fostering economic growth

    New Delhi: A delegation of the industry chamber FICCI, today highlighted the significance of developing national standards, benchmarked against the world standards, in each of the 25 sectors identified under the Make in India campaign by involving different government departments in the effort.

  • I’ll get Asia across the line in EurAsia Cup: Jeev Milkha Singh

    Shah Alam (Malaysia): All excited to lead Asia, seasoned Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh today said he is confident of being the first captain to win the EurAsia Cup outrightly against Europe next week at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club here.

  • gutkha

    Punjab bans Gutkha, Pan Masala manufacturing

    New Delhi: In the public interest, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today ordered to ban the manufacturing of Guthka, Pan Masala, Processed/flavored/scented chewing tobacco and any other food products containing tobacco in the state with immediate effect.

  • Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis

    Sania-Hingis in Brisbane International Final

    Brisbane: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis continued their stupendous run by clinching their 25th victory together to enter the final of the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament here today.

  • Saluting the most talented Khan of Bollywood

    On Irrfan Khan’s 49th Birthday we pick 10 Most Memorable Characters very few Indian actors have had the privilege of playing such a wide variety of characters. Irrfan Khan’s versatility and his ability to assume new personae with every film are by now legendary. Just last year he was in sterling form in three films Qissa, Piku and Talvar. Here’s looking at some of the most memorable roles of Irrfan since his debut

  • Newcomers to watch out for in 2016

    2015 was no great shakes as far as new acting talent is concerned. There is a slew of hopeful awaiting their turn in 2016. Here’s looking at the faces that may go places in the coming year.

  • stocks

    Key Indian equity indices trade in positive territory

    Mumbai: After ending in the red during successsive trading days due mainly to the rout in China, key Indian stock market indices were trading in the positive territory on Friday.