Free Press Journal
  • Striker Rashford needs to keep calm: United teammate Mata

    Manchester: Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has advised teenage striker Marcus Rashford to remain “calm” after scoring a brace each in his first two games for the English football giants.

  • Tottenham are favourites to win EPL: Ranieri

    Leicester: Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri believes that Tottenham Hotspur are the favourites to win the English Premier League (EPL) title this season.

  • 165 dead from diseases in Pakistan’s Sindh

    Islamabad: The toll in an outbreak of water-borne and food shortage diseases has reached 165 in a district of Pakistan’s Sindh province since this January.

  • Kerry asks Pak to reduce nuclear arsenal

     Washington: The US has pressed Pakistan to reduce its growing nuclear arsenal but Islamabad has refused to accept any curbs on it saying America must show “greater understanding” of its security concerns in South Asia.

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    My business fully compliant with laws: Karti Chidambaram

    Chennai: Karti P Chidambaram, allegations against whom led to stalling of Parliament, today said his business was fully compliant with all laws and regulations of the country and rejected charges of money laundering. Following allegations in a newspaper he had built a huge business empire for himself, Karti, an AICC member and son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, said “my business are fully compliant with all the laws and regulations.”

  • Jaitley’s tax proposals aimed at growth, job creation: Adhia

    New Delhi: New cesses and duty hikes may have made cars and garments costlier but Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s focus in the Budget 2016-17 was job creation and making taxation simpler, not resource mobilisation, a top official said today.

  • 7 food stations in Mumbai owned by Bollywood celebrities

    Have you always wanted to experience a celeb style dining? Well you need not wait any longer for getting served up delectable cuisines that are brought to you by our very own B-town celebrities. Our superstars have opened some swanky and state of the art restaurants that offer sinful delights from all over the world. So get your table spread at any of these food stations owned by stars of the industry.

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    Maha govt to table Social boycott bill in budget session

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today decided to table the ‘Prohibition of Social boycott bill’ in the ensuing budget session of state Legislature, beginning on March 9.”The bill aims to root out evil, outdated and unconstitutional practices of Caste Panchayats, Gavki, Community Panchayats, etc,” Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said after the Cabinet meeting here. “Strict punishment provisions have been made in this bill to end this harassment and gives the right to live

  • JNU row: Few instances may attract disciplinary action

    New Delhi: There have been “a few instances” attracting disciplinary action against students that have come to the notice of Jawaharlal Nehru University, the government said in Lok Sabha today. Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary said this in a written reply on whether students of the university have been found involved in Naxal and anti-national activities.

  • Trump ‘misquotes’ Mahatma Gandhi?

    Washington: Republican presidential front- runner Donald Trump stoked another controversy after he posted a ‘quote’ on social media by Mahatma Gandhi, drawing sharp reaction from the US media which questioned the authenticity of the words attributed to the Indian leader.

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    Micromax launches seven-inch 4G tablet

    New Delhi: Indian smartphone maker Micromax on Tuesday launched its first 4G tablet – Canvas Tab P702, with seven-inch HD IPS display and 3000mAh battery.

  • NDA buoyed up by pro-farmer budget

    New Delhi: With the budget underlining his government’s rural pitch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked NDA MPs to bring maximum farmers under the new crop insurance policy while Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asserted that it will address agriculture distress.

  • Railways to augment amenities for differently abled

    New Delhi: Indian Railways has said that it plans to introduce several facilities in ‘A-1’, ‘A’ and ‘B’ category stations to provide better amenities for patients and differently abled passengers.

  • Zika virus causes Guillain-Barré syndrome: study

    Washington D.C: A recent study says that an analysis of blood samples from 42 patients diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) during the Zika virus outbreak in French Polynesia provides the first evidence that Zika virus might cause GBS, a severe neurological disorder.

  • Big B congratulates DiCaprio for his debut Oscar win

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan congratulated his “The Great Gatsby” co-star Leonardo DiCaprio on his first Oscar win for his role in “The Revenant”, calling the honour a “much deserved” one.

  • Myanmar parliament to change presidential nominations date

    Naypyidaw: Myanmar’s parliament will today initiate the process of selecting the nation’s president, with the National League for Democracy (NLD) having little hope for its leader Aung San Suu Kyi to lead the incoming government.

  • Murthal rape: They were trying to drag people out of their cars

    New Delhi: For Babita Sharma it was a nightmarish experience on February 22 at NH-1 when, at around 3 a.m., a mob pounced on her family and others, beat them up, damaged their car and compelled them to chant “Jai Jat”.