Free Press Journal
  • prakash javdekar

    Govt stresses on waste management to achieve smart cities

    New Delhi: Terming lack of proper urban planning as a “major” failure for the country, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the government will finalise comprehensive waste management rules next month to deal with the pressing problem.

  • Arrested ISIS suspect sent to 10 days police custody

    New Delhi: Suspected ISIS operative , arrested for allegedly conspiring to carry out a terror strike during the Ardh Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, was today remanded to police custody till February 20 by a Delhi court.

  • Kidney transplant racket busted; two held

    Thane: Two persons were arrested from Delhi after Thane Police claimed to have busted a kidney transplant racket here, where the accused allegedly duped several ailing patients of lakhs of rupees.

  • Chinese fund offers $1.2 billion for Opera web browser company

    Oslo: Norway’s Opera Software, which makes the popular Opera web browser, said today that China’s Golden Brick Silk Road investment fund had offered 10.5 billion kroner (USD 1.2 billion) to buy the company.

  • Swineflu

    Death toll due to swine flu rises to 31 in Punjab

    Chandigarh: Seven more people have succumbed to swine flu virus in Punjab in the last four days taking the death toll from the disease to 31. “The death toll due to swine flu in Punjab during the current season has risen to 31,” State Nodal Officer for Swine Flu (Punjab) Gagandeep Singh Grover said today.

  • CBI to retain docs seized in Delhi secretariat raid: HC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday set aside the order of the trial court directing the CBI to release the documents seized during the raid at the office of Rajendra Kumar, principal secretary to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on December 15, 2015.

  • Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg delays film to avoid clash with ‘Star Wars’

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has pushed the release date of his movie “Ready Player One” to March 30, 2018 so that it avoids a box-office clash with “Star Wars: Episode VIII” on December 25, 2017.

  • Govt to meet FY16 tax collection target of Rs 14.49 lakh cr

    New Delhi: For the first time in five years, the government is likely to meet Rs 14.49-lakh crore budgetary tax collection target for 2015-16 with robust indirect tax mop up making up for the shortfall in direct levies.

  • Sting operation: BJP seeks Kejriwal’s resignation

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party’s Delhi unit president Satish Upadhyay on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, following a video clip that showed his minister’s involvement in a bribe demand.

  • Rahul obsessed with PM Modi, says Shahnawaz Hussain

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaderShahnawaz Hussain on Wednesday said the latter is obsessed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as his speeches start and end with him.

  • John Abraham to take on ‘Batman and Superman’ on March 25

    It’s apocalypse time at the Indian box office, what with John Abraham’s ‘Rocky Handsome’ ready to take on Zack Synder’s summer Hollywood extravaganza ‘Batman Vs Superman Dawn Of Justice’ which features Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman.

  • Make In India

    FDCI to present textile, fashion show at Make in India Week

    New Delhi: In keeping with the government’s initiative to showcase the prowess of the country’s robust manufacturing sector, ‘Weaves of Banaras’ will be unfurled as part of the Make in India Week.

  • Siachen miracle soldier still critical: Doctor

    New Delhi: Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad who miraculously survived under 35 feet of ice and snow at the avalanche hit army post in Siachen glacier continues to be critical, said a doctor from the Army Research and Referral Hospital on Wednesday.

  • Madhur Bhandarkar to be conferred with Honorary Doctorate

    It seems to be raining honours for filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar. Close on the heels of being awarded the Padma Shree by the Government of India, the national award filmmaker will be conferred with an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Arts by a Gujarat based Rai University at its annual convocation ceremony on Saturday, February 12, 2016.

  • Road-Accident

    Five killed in multiple vehicle collision on highway in Har

    Chandigarh: Five persons, including four of a family, were killed and 15 injured when 25 vehicles collided with each other today on Delhi-Ambala National Highway-1 in Karnal district. A car collided with a stationary truck in Nilokheri in Karnal this morning owing to reduced visibility due to dense fog, following which other vehicles which were close behind rammed each other, Karnal SP, Pankaj Nain said.