Free Press Journal
  • Thailand van crash kills four Mexican tourists

    Bangkok: Four Mexican tourists were killed and six others were injured when their tour van crashed into a tree in central Thailand, police said today.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Lohia would have thrown out Mulayam: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Had he been alive, socialist ideologue Ram Manohar Lohia would have thrown out Mualayam Singh Yadav from the Samajwadi Party for wasting public money, BSP leader Mayawati said on Friday.

  • Milky way

    Mystery in Milkyway: Brightest explosion ever seen!

    Washington D.C. : Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns.

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    Mahindra launches compact SUV KUV1OO at Rs 4.42 lakh

    Chakan (Maha): Auto major Mahindra today launched a compact SUV ‘KUV 1OO’, targeted at the first-time car buyers and youth, with a starting price tag of Rs 4.42 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune). The SUV launch also marks the company’s debut into the petrol segment. The company is targeting buyers who would otherwise go for premium hatchbacks like Maruti Suzuki’s Swift and Hyundai’s Grand i10, and stressed that the KUV1OO’s price range between Rs 4.42

  • Trains, Fog

    Trains services cancelled due to foggy weather to be restored

    Mumbai: The Western Railway has decided to restore services of certain trains, including premium Mumbai- New Delhi Rajdhani Express and August Kranti Rajdhani Express, which were cancelled earlier due to expected foggy weather.

  • BJP making same old promises in UP as in Bihar: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Friday, fired fresh salvos at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that the promised good days have not been delivered by the ruling dispensation, and that the days have become worse.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Pak must act against Pathankot strike: Omar Abdullah

    Chennai: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said Islamabad has to take ‘concrete and visible’ action with regard to the recent terror strike in Pathankot, Punjab, and India on its parts needs to rectify it.

  • Rohit scores second consecutive ton in Brisbane, India set 309-run target for Aussies

    Brisbane: Indian opener Rohit Sharma thumped a second consecutive century against Australia on Friday and helped India to set a 309-run target for the hosts in the second ODI at the Gabba in Brisbane. India opted to bat first, and Rohit smashed 11 boundaries and three sixes in a brilliant 124-run knock that helped India reach a final score of 308 for the loss of eight wickets in their allotted 50 overs.

  • Ozil bags `German player of year` award

    London: Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been named as the German player of the year for the fourth time in the last five years. The 27-year-old, who lost the award in 2014 to Real Madrid star Toni Kroos after winning it for three consecutive years, reclaimed the crown following a sensational return of form.

  • ‘Harry Potter’ cast, celebrities pay tribute to Alan Rickman

    Los Angeles: Actor Alan Rickman’s former “Harry Potter” co-stars and other fellow celebrities from Hollywood have a paid a tribute to the late actor, who famously essayed Professor Severus Snape in the British-American film series. A number of celebrities sent condolences on Twitter after Rickman lost his battle with cancer, reports aceshowbiz.com.

  • Kin of CRPF man killed in road mishap to get over Rs 68 lakh

    New Delhi: Family members of a 35-year old CRPF employee, who died in a road accident after eing hit by a DTC bus, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 68 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

  • CRAs, debenture trustees communication needs improvement: Sinha

    Mumbai: To protect investor interest, market regulator Sebi is working on a mechanism to improve the time and frequency of communication between the credit rating agencies and debenture trustees with respect to changes in debt instrument ratings of listed firms.

  • Real, Atletico to appeal against FIFA transfer sanctions

    Johannesburg: Spanish giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are all set to appeal against their one-year ban from registering new players by FIFA.  Both clubs were banned by the world’s football governing body for breaching code of conduct over the transfer of foreign minors.

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    DDCA’s defamation suit: HC seeks reply from Kejriwal, Azad

    New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court today sought response from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad in a civil defamation suit filed by DDCA for their alleged remarks against the cricket body regarding its functioning and finances. Joint Registrar Anil Kumar Sisodia, after perusing the suit filed by Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), held that the petition is “maintainable, so the defendants (Kejriwal and Azad) need to clear

  • Does chicken tikka have a nationality?

    Dubai: Food has the power to bring enemies together and this time it’s the lip-smacking appetizer, the chicken tikka, that has managed to bind neighbouring Asian countries India and Pakistan here together.

  • Parrikar addresses media

    Rajnath, Parrikar, NSA review security situation

    New Delhi: Ahead of Republic Day, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, NSA Ajit Doval and other top officials today reviewed the security situation in the country as Delhi and many other places continue to be on high alert in the wake of Pathankot terror attack.

  • Bopanna, Mergea enter final of Apia International

    Sydney: India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea entered the final of the Apia International with straight sets win over Thomaz Bellucci Leonardo Mayer, here today. Seeded fourth, Bopanna and Mergea defeated their Brazilian-Argentine opponents 7-6(8) 6-2 to progress to the summit clash of the the USD 461,330 hard court tournament in run up to the Australian Open.

  • Spain-like bull fighting in Nepal Friday

    Kathmandu : Spanish-style bull fighting is set to come to Nepal at Taruka village in Nuwakot district that is all set to attract thousands of national and international tourists and visitors Friday.