Free Press Journal
  • B S Bassi

    Bassi terms ongoing MCD strike as alarming

    New Delhi – As the MCD staffers strike entered its eighth day on Wednesday, Delhi’s Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi described the evolving situation as alarming.

  • Striking MCD workers block roads, throw traffic out of gear

    New Delhi: The striking workers of MCD today blocked major roads in the capital throwing peak hour traffic out of gear even as the Delhi government suggested that the continuing protests, that have brought the city to its knees, were “political” and instigated by BJP.

  • Hamid Ansari

    India, Brunei have equal stakes in security and prosperity of Asia: Ansari

    Bandar Seri Begawan: Asserting that India and Brunei have equal stakes in the security and prosperity of the Asian neighbourhood, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari has said that both countries need to foster a climate that is conducive to stability, security and economic development in the region.

  • Today’s generation of actresses are taller: Amitabh Bachchan

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the current generation of actresses are tall, which used to be a rare sight earlier. The 73-year-old actor, who has shared screen space with young actresses like Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor Khan among others, said they are extremely talented.

  • Isuzu unveils adventure utility vehicle D-MAX V-Cross

    Greater Noida: Japanese commercial vehicle maker Isuzu today unveiled adventure utility vehicle D-MAX V-Cross at the Auto Expo here, which would be manufactured from April at its Sri City plant in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Yamaha unveils new scooter Cygnus Ray-ZR for Indian market

    Greater Noida: Japanese auto major Yamaha Motors today unveiled a new scooter, Cygnus Ray-ZR, for the Indian market at the 13th edition of the Auto Expo here. The Cygnus Ray-ZR is developed around a concept of ‘a next generation real man’s scooter’.

  • The taller you are, higher the cancer risk

    Washington D.C.: Being vertically gifted affects your health in a slew of different ways and now a recent study has revealed how your height can determine your risk of developing a chronic health condition.

  • Martin Guptill’s 90 gets Zealand past 300 against Australia

    Auckland: Brendon McCullum received a standing ovation in his last appearance at Eden Park but it was Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls who led the way in New Zealand’s opening ODI against Australia on Wednesday. New Zealand were 307-8 after at one stage being on track to better 350 before Australia knocked the run charge off line.

  • Gold down

    Gold futures spurt Rs 124 on global cues

    New Delhi: Gold rose by Rs 124 to Rs 26,906 per ten grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged their positions, tracking a firming trend overseas. Gold for delivery in February rose by Rs 124, or 0.46 per cent, to Rs 26,906 per 10 grams, in a business turnover of 388 lots.

  • General Motors to launch notchback Chevrolet Essentia in 2017

    Greater Noida: General Motors India today at the Auto Expo here announced that it will launch an all-new four door notchback in 2017 called Chevrolet Essentia. The new model headlines Chevrolet’s plan to increase its presence on Indian roads by tackling the fiercely competitive A-segment with an “exiting new car that recognises the need for a traditional, but richly appointed notchback”.

  • Veteran Congress leader Balram Jakhar passes away

    New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passed away here today. He was 92. Condoling his death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was a popular leader who enriched Parliamentary democracy.

  • IIT-Bombay develops satellite-based fog monitoring system

    Bengaluru: Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) have developed a satellite-based fog monitoring system with the ultimate goal of integrating the fog information to air, rail and vehicular transportation management to ensure safe travel.

  • MCD Doctors ask Delhi, Centre to bailout city’s municipal corporation

    New Delhi: Amid prevailing chaos in the national capital due to striking MCD employees, Municipal Corporation Doctor’s Association has written a letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking state and Centre to bailout MCD from financial crunch.

  • VW Ameo

    New VW Ameo makes India debut, launch in H2 2016

    Making global debut in India, new VW Ameo sedan has been designed keeping car buyers in the country and their needs in mind. To be launched later this year, mostly by Diwali 2016, it will compete with the likes of Maruti DZire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Aspire, Tata Zest, etc.