Free Press Journal
  • india post

    India Post registers massive growth through parcel deliveries

    Mumbai: India Post registered a 37 percent growth in 2014-2015, up from a minus two percent the previous year, and has grown by a whopping 117 percent in the first half of the current fiscal, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday.

  • Mercedes Benz

    Merc sells 13.5K units in 2015, to launch 12 products this year

    New Delhi – German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz today said it posted record sales of 13,502 units in India last year as compared with 10,201 units in 2014, a significant jump of 32 per cent, and is planning to add 12 ‘fascinating’ new products to its portfolio in 2016.

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    Patanjali’s noodles will soon oust Maggi as top brand: Ramdev

    Mumbai: Yoga guru Ramdev today said Patanjali’s atta noodles is on course to oust Maggi as the top noodles brand in the country in the next few years, and the ‘swadeshi’ FMCG company will overtake all multinational firms in the consumer goods space, barring Hindustan Unilever (HUL). “Patanjali atta noodles will soon oust Maggi as the top noodles brand in the country. Currently from about a 100 tonnes, our production of atta noodles

  • Subramanian Swamy

    Ram Temple issue not an ‘election stunt’: Swamy

    New Delhi – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that the issue surrounding the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya should not be seen as a political stunt.

  • Blatter, Platini now free to appeal bans: FIFA ethics panel

    Geneva: FIFA’s ethics tribunal said Saturday it had provided Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini with the reasons for its decision to ban them from football for eight years, clearing the way for them to appeal against the decision. “The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee … has notified Mr Joseph S. Blatter and Mr Michel Platini of the grounds for the decisions passed in December 2015,” the body said in a statement.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Back from CT Scan, rib is damaged: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai – Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was injured while shooting for upcoming film “TE3N” in Kolkata, says his “rib is damaged” and it will take time to heal.

  • Ian Chappell

    Lack of all-rounders will hurt India: Ian Chappell

    Melbourne: Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell believes that India lack genuine all-rounders and are too dependent on their top four batsmen which might pose a real problem in the forthcoming limited-overs series against favourites Australia. The visitors are scheduled to play five One-Day Internationals (ODI) starting at the WACA, Perth on January 12, followed by three Twenty20 Internationals against the hosts. Chappell opined that if India lose early wickets, they will be

  • Rape

    Video of policeman ‘groping’ girls goes viral; probe ordered

    Ahmedabad: A video clip purportedly showing a policeman groping girls and improperly touching women at a recently-held festival here, has gone viral on social media, following which the city police has ordered an inquiry into the incident. Around a minute-long video clip captured by an unidentified person shows the accused policeman ‘groping and indecently touching’ girls and women while walking at the Kankaria Carnival held in the last week of December.

  • Gopal Rai

    Delhi govt to not extend odd-even scheme beyond Jan 15: Rai

    New Delhi: Amid reports that the odd-even scheme may be extended, Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai today asserted that the government has no intention to take the road-rationing experiment beyond January 15. The pilot plan for cutting vehicular emission was launched on January 1.

  • Chhota Rajan

    ‘Chhota Rajan has special relationship with Indian government’

    New Delhi: Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar has claimed that the Indian government has a special relationship with underworld don Chhota ajan, who was deported from Bali in November last year. Kumar made the assertion during a session at the Delhi Literature Fest late last evening with journalist Avirook Sen.

  • Narendra Modi

    PM visits Pathankot air base

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the strategic Pathankot Air Force base for a first-hand assessment of the situation in the aftermath of the terror attack last Saturday.

  • Beyonce

    Beyonce to perform at 2016 Super Bowl

    Washington D.C. : It’s a good news for Beyonce’s fans as she will be performing at the 2016 Super Bowl. Pepsi has recently confirmed that the 34-year-old songstress will be performing with Coldplay during the halftime show on February 7, reports E! Online.

  • Beijing to shut 2,500 small, polluting firms

    Beijing: Beijing will shut down 2,500 small and polluting firms in 2016 in its latest environmental protection efforts, said the municipal government. The Fengtai, Fangshan, Tongzhou and Daxing districts will close 2,500 small and polluting enterprises in 2016 while the whole city will finish the task in 2017, Xinhua reported.
    Structural adjustment in recent years has led to a dramatic fall in heavily polluting and high energy-consuming companies in Beijing. But small polluting

  • Van Gaal

    Man United players too cordial, says Van Gaal

    London: Ahead of his side’s FA Cup clash with Sheffield United, under-fire Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has said that the atmosphere inside the dressing room is `too good`, but added that it may affect the performance of the team.The Dutchman has called on his side to show more aggression and responsibility rather than being too friendly with each other.

  • Celebs wish ‘rockstar’ Farhan Akhtar on 42nd birthday

    Mumbai: Tinsel town celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor and Karan Johar have wished the “talented” and “rockstar” actor and filmmaker Farhan Khan on his 42nd birthday on Saturday . Farhan’s friends and co-workers like Priyanka Chopra, Farah Khan and Anil Kapoor wished him an “amazing” year full of happiness, luck and laughter. Farhan, who is the son of screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, is a film director, screenwriter, producer, actor,

  • Ronaldo’s going nowhere from Real: Zidane

    Madrid: New Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said that his side’s star forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the club any time soon. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal had said a few months back that he wanted to have Ronaldo back at Old Trafford where he had played from 2003-2009. “Cristiano is more than non-transferable,” Zidane was quoted as saying by the BBC on Friday. “He is the soul

  • Sri Lankan parliament begins process to adopt new Constitution

    Colombo: Sri Lankan parliament today began a process to formulate a new constitution with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe presenting a resolution to set up Constitutional Assembly of all members for the purpose. In a special session today, Wickremesinghe moved the resolution in parliament to set up Constitutional Assembly
    (CA) of all members and a steering committee of 17 members to draft the new constitution. “We will have the whole parliament formulating the constitution unlike the previous instances when the constitutions were drafted

  • heart attack

    Skin cells can heal injured hearts

    Washington D.C.: Usually after a heart attack, the heart is unable to replace its dead cells and patients are often left with little option of another heart transplant or cell therapy that transplants heart cells into the patient’s heart.

  • darshan kumar

    Nothing controversial in ‘Sarbjit’: Darshan Kumar

    Mumbai: His upcoming film “Sarbjit” is about Indian convict Sarabjit Singh, who was beaten to death in a Pakistani jail, but actor Darshan Kumar says the biopic does not have anything controversial.