Free Press Journal
  • Ola cabs

    Ola enables drivers to become self-reliant entrepreneurs

    New Delhi: In tune with the Narendra Modi government’s vision to encourage and fund start-ups to create jobs and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among the youth, cab aggregator Ola has given wings to entrepreneurial spirit of drivers across India who had limited sources of income and long working hours.

  • Murud tragedy: HC pulls up govt for failing to secure beaches

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rapped Maharashtra government and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) for failing to implement a Government Resolution on measures to be taken to keep beaches secure. “It is shocking that 14 students, of which 10 were girls, died after drowning two days back at the Murud-Janjira beach. There is no system in place. There were no warning signals, no lifeguards and no watchtowers,” a division

  • Budget

    Ahead of Budget, Centre invites Congress for debate

    New Delhi: With the budget session approaching, the Centre on Wednesday invited the opposition to take part in a comprehensive debate or discussion on a range of issues likely to be raised in Parliament.

  • Dharmendra

    Cannot stay away from camera: Dharmendra

    New Delhi: Even at 80, his spirit akin to an 18-year-old! Veteran actor Dharmendra says he cannot stay away from the camera and is thinking of making another film with his sons Sunny and Bobby Deol.

  • Sebi sets up task force to review risk mgmt norms for commexes

    New Delhi: Capital markets regulator Sebi has set up a task force to review the existing risk management norms for national level commodity bourses following the suspension of futures trading for castor seed on NCDEX.

  • My treatment is a bad sign for future cricketers: Chanderpaul

    Dubai: Stating that he was forced to retire from international cricket in order to get a NOC to play in the Masters Champions League, veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has warned that such shabby treatment by selectors is a worrying sign for future cricketers.

  • 10 soldiers trapped after avalanche hits army post at Siachen

    Jammu: Ten army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), were today trapped under a mass of snow after an avalanche hit a military post at Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir. The avalanche hit a high altitude post situated at 19000 feet in Northern Glacier sector in Ladakh region in wee hours of this morning, Defence PRO at Udhampur-based Northern Command Col S D Goswami said.

  • Silence of ‘pseudo secular’ on Kher’s visa denial shameful: BJP

    New Delhi: Calling the people who speak of intolerance in the country as ‘pseudo secular’ Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secretary Shrikant Sharma on Wednesday said their silence on Anupam Kher visa denial issue by Pakistan was shameful.

  • Three youths arrested for terror links in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Three youths allegedly responsible for damaging cell phone towers last year and for running a militant module have been arrested in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said on Wednesday.

  • asauddin owaisi

    Owaisi booked for attack on Cong MLC during GHMC polls clash

    Hyderabad: MIM chief and Hyderabad Lok SabhaLok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi has been booked for his alleged involvement in the attack on Congress MLC Shabbir Ali during the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation polls here, police said today.

  • Sitaram Yechury

    CPI-M to soon decide on electoral deal with Congress in Bengal polls

    Agartala: The CPI-M central leadership would decide about the party’s electoral alliance with the Congress in the forthcoming West Bengal assembly polls during its three-day politburo and central committee meetings in New Delhi from February 16, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury said here on Wednesday.

  • Lendingkart ties up with Voonik for easy loans to merchants

    Mumbai: Online financial platform Lendingkart today announced its partnership with women’s fashion marketplace Voonik to help sellers on the platform avail easy and collateral-free short-term loans.

  • ‘Tremendous potential for India, Brunei in hydrocarbon sector’

    Bandar Seri Begawan: India’s growing economy and increasing energy needs offer oil and gas-rich Brunei an opportunity to enhance export of hydrocarbons to it, Vice President Hamid Ansari said today and underlined that there is “tremendous potential” for collaboration in the sector.

  • Coal

    Coal linkages to cement, steel sectors via auction: Cabinet

    New Delhi: Allocation of coal linkages for the non-regulated sector, which includes steel and cement, will be only through the auction route to ensure transparency, government said today. “Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved allocation of coal linkages for non-regulated sector only through auction,” Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal told the media after the CCEA meeting.

  • PIA flights cancelled, employees’ strike enters second day

    Islamabad: All domestic and international flights run by Pakistan’s ailing flag carrier were cancelled today as the country-wide strike by PIA employees opposing the government’s privatisation move entered the second day. Pakistan International Airlines workers’ unions went on strike yesterday while the pilots joined in the evening after three workers were shot dead during clashes between security forces and PIA staff at Karachi’s international airport. At least 12 others were injured in the

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad

    Congress against political instability in ‘sensitive’ J-K

    Ranchi/Jammu: Asserting that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) owe it to Jammu and Kashmir to continue their alliance in the state, the Congress on Wednesday said that it was not wise to have ‘political instability’ in a sensitive border state.

  • Oommen Chandy Solar scam

    Solar scam: Sarita submit digital evidence against Chandy

    Coimbatore: Saritha Nair, the prime accused in the solar scam, on Wednesday said that she would submit evidence before the judicial commission which would prove Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s involvement in the matter.

  • Caitlyn Jenner had her 36B breasts removed in 1980s

    Melbourne: Caitlyn Jenner might have gone under a full transition recently, but the reality star had her breasts removed in the 1980s after an aborted attempt to transition.