Free Press Journal
  • January domestic passenger car sales slide

    New Delhi: Despite low interest and fuel costs, domestic passenger car sales stood flat in January, industry data showed on Friday.

  • Swachh rankings of 73 cities on Feb 15

    New Delhi: The Urban Development Ministry will announce on February 15 the ranking of 73 cities surveyed for sanitation and hygiene conditions as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission.

  • PIL claims odd-even misdirected: HC seeks Centre, LG reply

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today sought responses from the Centre and Lieutenant Governor on a PIL alleging that the government has “maliciously misdirected themselves” to slash the number of vehicles on road by the odd-even scheme instead of enforcing pollution control rules. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath issued notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs and the LG and sought their replies by March 30 on

  • CEST dept set to surpass targeted revenue collection

    Jamshedpur: The Central Excise and Service Tax department, Patna circle, is set to surpass the targeted revenue collection in the current fiscal, an official said today. “The revenue target of the Commissionerate of Central Excise and Service Tax, Patna circle, is Rs 14,000 crore in 2015-16, but we are expected to achieve the figure of Rs 17,000 crore which is Rs 3000 crore more than the set target,” said Sheo Narayan Singh, Chief

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    ‘Slogans against nation ‘not acceptable’: Rijiju

    New Delhi: Reiterating the government’s stand, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that anti-national activities would not be tolerated in the country.

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    Man U top-four CL finish can avoid sacking, believes Van Gaal

    London: Manchester United embattled manager Louis Van Gaal believes that he can save himself from being sacked if his side finish in the top four in the Champions League or win the Europa League. Van Gaal’s job has been under scrutiny following his side’s repeated poor performances in the Premier League, with former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly in talks to replace him at the Old Trafford.

  • Bangladesh U-19 skipper blames himself for defeat

    Dhaka: Bangladesh U-19 cricket captain Mehedi Hasan Miraz has regretted he was not able to carry the bat through as his team collapsed in a heap in their semi-final clash against the West Indies. Miraz believes Bangladesh would have made 250 runs if he had stayed in the middle, reports bdnews24.com. The hosts were bowled out for 226 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Thursday. The Caribbeans reached the target with

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    Kajol celebrates 6 yrs of ‘My Name Is Khan’

    New Delhi: The 2010 flick ‘My Name Is Khan’, starring hit pair Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, has clocked six years today and its director Karan Johar is celebrating it on the social media.

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    Shamli firing incident handed over to crime branch

    Muzaffarnagar: Investigation into the case against Samajwadi Party MLA Nahid Hasan for allegedly threatening reporters for covering the killing of an eight-year-old boy in Shamli district has been handed over to crime branch, police said today.

  • E-tailing to revolutionise SME sector in India: State Informatics Officer

    “E-tailing sector promises to revolutionise the business model of small and medium enterprises in every district and village in India. The sector is growing at an annual rate of over 35% and its size is expected to reach $30 billion in three years from the present level of $15 billion. Availability of smart digital devices, internet penetration, skilled manpower are growth drivers in this sector. Small and medium enterprises are able

  • Hawking hails gravitational wave discovery

    London:The discovery of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, could revolutionise astronomy”, according to renowned UK physicist Stephen Hawking who congratulated scientists on their groundbreaking work. Hawking said the breakthrough tallied with predictions he made more than 40 years ago at Cambridge University. In a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, scientists yesterday said they have glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space-time that Albert Einstein predicted a century ago.

  • JNU Students Union president arrested for Afzal Guru event

    New Delhi: Amid the ongoing controversy over anti-India slogans being raised at an event in the varsity against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, the Delhi Police on Friday arrested Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar.

  • Farah and Vishal recreate the 40s setting for ‘Rangoon’ song sequence

    Set during the Second World War, Vishal Bhardwaj is leaving no stone unturned to take us back to that era when the British rule was very much a part of our lives in Rangoon. And this time around, choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan too decided to walk hand in hand with the filmmaker’s vision and has taken all the effort to recreate the period for a song that will be choreographed by

  • Have you hugged it out yet?  

    “I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.”- Ann Hood