Free Press Journal
  • Amruta Fadnavis

    Fadnavis’s wife sings for Prakash Jha’s film

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s wife Amruta has sung a devotional track for Prakash Jha’s forthcoming Hindi film “Jai Gangaajal”. The filmmaker said her “sonorous” voice has added more depth to the track. The song sung by Amruta, a classical singer, is called “Sab dhan maati”.

  • rajinikanth

    Padma Vibhushan for Rajinikanth, Priyanka, Kher Padma winners

    New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikanth and classical singer Girija Devi were today selected for Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award, while Anupam Kher, Udit Narayan, Priyanka Chopra and Ajay Devgn are among other Padma honourees from Bollywood.

  • rajendra-kumar

    Delhi Sectt raid: HC asks CBI to give copies of seized docs

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today directed the CBI to supply it and the AAP government with photocopies of the documents seized by the agency during raids at the office of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s principal secretary Rajendra Kumar on December 15 last.

  • Jet Airways

    Bomb threat halts Delhi-Kathmandu flight 

    New Delhi: A Kathmandu-bound Jet Airways flight was stopped from taking off here on Monday and its passengers and crew were evacuated following a bomb threat.

  • Sheena Bora murder case: Peter’s judicial remand extended

    Mumbai A magistrate’s court here today extended till February 8 the judicial custody of former media baron Peter Mukerjea, one of the accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. Mukerjea (59), lodged in Arthur Road jail here, was produced before magistrate R V Adone after his earlier judicial remand expired.

  • Russian GDP fell 3.7% in 2015: state statistics agency

    Moscow: Russia’s gross domestic product (GDP) fell 3.7 per cent in 2015 as the country’s energy-dependent economy reeled from low oil prices, the state statistics agency said today, citing preliminary data. The figure is in line with an earlier economy ministry estimate, cited by President Vladimir Putin at his annual press conference in December. Russian GDP increased by 0.6 percent in 2014. Russia — whose energy-reliant economy has already been pushed into recession

  • Unmukt shines as India B beat India A in Deodhar Trophy

    Kanpur: Skipper Unmukt Chand anchored the chase to perfection with an unbeaten 77 to guide India B to a five wicket victory against India A in the opening match of the Deodhar Trophy one-day cricket tournament, here today.

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Golfer Lahiri finishes tied 28th at CareerBuilder Challenge

    La Quinta (California): Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded one-under 71 and dropped nine positions to finish tied 28th in the fourth and final round of the $5,800,000 CareerBuilder Challenge at the PGA West’s TPC Stadium Course here.

  • ravi shastri

    Love white balls with more pronounced seam for ODIs: Shastri

    Adelaide: The imbalance between bat and ball witnessed during the recently-concluded India-Australia ODI series has prompted India’s Team Director Ravi Shastri to ask for white kookaburra balls with broader seam to help the bowlers a bit more.

  • Israel air raid targets Gaza after rocket attack: army

    Jerusalem: The Israeli air force targeted a Hamas military training facility in central Gaza in response to a rocket attack, the army said. A rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip Sunday night and struck southern Israel with no reports of casualties or damage, the Israel Defence Forces said on its official Twitter account.

  • satellite

    India to set up satellite tracking station in Vietnam

    New Delhi: India is all set to launch a satellite tracking and imaging centre in southern Vietnam that will give Hanoi access to pictures from Indian earth observation satellites that would cover China and the South China Sea.

  • TeamLease fixes IPO price band at Rs 785-850; to open on Feb2

    New Delhi: Staffing firm TeamLease Services has fixed Rs 785-850 per share as the price band for its initial public offer (IPO) which will hit the capital market on February 2. The IPO, which closes on February 4, would be made through a fresh issue aggregating up to Rs 150 crore and an offer for sale of up to 32.2 lakh equity shares, the company said in a public announcement.

  • Gold price Down

    Gold, silver bounce on global cues, jewellers’ buying

    New Delhi: After a two-day slide, gold prices rebounded Rs 140 to Rs 26,750 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, tracking a firm trend overseas and fresh bouts of buying by jewellery stockists to meet wedding season demand.

  • dharmendra pradhan

    Pradhan, Maha CM discuss setting up of oil refinery

    Mumbai: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today to discuss setting up of an integrated oil refinery in Konkan region of the state.

  • More the siblings, greater the risk of behavioral problems

    Cape Town: Growing up with lots of siblings has its downsides as a recent study suggests that having lots of brothers and sisters means that you are at greater risk of behavioral problems and falling behind at school.