Free Press Journal
  • Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific head Rahul Johri resigns

    New Delhi: Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Executive VP and General Manager – South Asia Rahul Johri has resigned effective today. The company has commenced search for Johri’s replacement and as an interim measures Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) President and Managing Director Arthur Bastings would manage South Asia business.

  • Indian eves beat SL in 2nd T20, clinch series

    Ranchi: The Indian women’s cricket team survived a mid-innings collapse to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the second Twenty20 International for an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, here today.

  • Bassi making arrangements for employment after his retirement: Congress

    New Delhi: Criticizing the Delhi Police for their handling of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row, Congress leader P. L. Punia on Wednesday launched a veiled attack on Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi, saying that he was making arrangements for an employment after his retirement.

  • Latur incident ‘not an attack on individual but on force’: Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Condemning the incident of an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Latur being thrashed by the local goons, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said it was not an attack on an individual, rather on the police force, adding that such acts won’t be tolerated.

  • Renault Kwid to help achieve over 1 lakh sales in 2016, 1.8 lakh by 2017

    Renault India has extensive plans during the current year with a two-fold increase in sales during 2016. The company which sold 54,000 cars 2015 now targets sales of over 1 lakh units in 2016. And this is not where they stagnate. In 2017, Renault India aims to sell 1.80 lakh cars in the domestic market.

  • John Abraham and Shruti Haasans romance in Rocky Handsome

    Mumbai: Though ‘Rocky Handsome’ majorly revolves around John’s character and that of a little girl, there is a love story that has been weaved in the backdrop. The Welcome Back couple John along with Shruti Haasan will be seen in a love song titled ‘Rehnuma’ for the film.

  • RS session begins on a stormy note

    New Delhi: The first working day of the budget session in Rajya Sabha started on a stormy note as the House faced repeated adjournments over the suicide of Dalit student Rohith Vemula, with slogan-shouting BSP members led by Mayawati trooping into the Well several times seeking resignation of some Union Ministers.

  • Passenger plane crashes in Nepal, all 23 on board dead

    Kathmandu: All 23 people, including two children and two foreigners, on board a small plane were today killed in Nepal after their aircraft crashed in a remote mountainous region amid poor visibility, in the country’s latest aviation tragedy.

  • Mercedes Benz E-Class Edition E Launched at Rs. 48.60 lac

    Celebrating 20 years of the production of E-Class in India, Mercedes-Benz has launched E Class – Edition E today in the Indian market. MB E200 ‘Edition E’ is priced at Rs. 48.60 lac, E250 CDI ‘Edition E’ at Rs. 50.76 lac and E350 CDI ‘Edition E’ at Rs 60.61 lac (ex-showroom Pune). This is an addition to their 12 model portfolio for the year 2016. Mercedes claims that E-Class has

  • Kejriwal urged to give job to Rohith’s brother

    New Delhi: The family of Dalit student Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide in Hyderabad, on Wednesday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to provide a government job to his younger brother.

  • Suresh Prabhu

    Railway resources “constantly dwindling”: Prabhu

    New Delhi: The resources of Railways are “constantly dwindling” as freight and passenger fares are not being decided in an optimum manner, the government said in the Lok Sabha today.

  • SC seeks reply of Maha Police on objections by dance bars

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought response of Maharashtra Police on objections raised against its various conditions, like videographing entire dance performance and segregating the dance area, put in place for granting licences to dance bars across the state.

  • Low protein intake to blame for stunted growth in kids

    New York: Children in developing countries may not be eating enough protein, which could contribute to stunted growth, a new study suggests. Nearly all children who are stunted live in poor areas of Africa, Asia and Latin America, the study pointed out.

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. over Rohith suicide

    New Delhi:  Loud anti-government slogans and an uproar over the death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula disrupted the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha Wednesday — the second day of the long budget session of Indian parliament.

  • Bihar acts tough against cheating in board exams

    Patna: The state authorities have decided to take tough measures to conduct cheating-free exams as over one million students across Bihar started their Class 12 exams on Wednesday.

  • Sania-Hingis extends unbeaten streak to 41 matches

    Doha: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis survived a scare before pulling off a three-set win over the Chinese pair of Yi-Fan Xu and Saisai Zheng in the WTA Qatar Open to extend their unbeaten streak to 41 matches here today.

  • CPI(M) leader M M Mani courts controversy once again

    Idduki (Ker): Causing embarrassment to CPI(M) once again, controversial senior party leader M M Mani has allegedly made offensive remarks against a woman principal of a local polytechnic and also threatened police officials, following which a case has been registered against him.