Free Press Journal
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    Emraan Hashmi to unveil cover of his book on cancer

    New Delhi: Actor Emraan Hashmi, who has penned his struggle around his son Ayan’s cancer treatment in a book titled “The Kiss of Life: How A Superhero and My Son Defeated Cancer”, will launch its cover on March 20 here. The cover image will be picked on the basis of votes received from his fans online.

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    SC to introduce “Bar examination” for advocacy license

    New Delhi: The legal profession is “crying for reforms” and lawyers cannot be allowed to a have a “free ride as the administration of justice is a key area”, the Supreme Court observed today and sought response of the Bar Council of India on a plea against the bar examination which has been made mandatory for granting advocacy license.

  • Laxman approached me for India job: Hussey

    Melbourne: Michael Hussey was approached by former India batsman VVS Laxman for the post of Indian team’s head coach, the ex-Australian cricketer has revealed in his latest book.

  • ‘Budget 2016-17 proposes fertiliser subsidy system reforms’

    New Delhi: Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister Ananth Kumar has appreciated the measures proposed in Budget 2016-17 for the farm sector impacted by two successive poor monsoons, which includes reforms proposed for the fertiliser sector.

  • IMF projects 7.3% growth rate for India this fiscal

    Washington: Bullish on India, the International Monetary Fund has projected a robust growth rate of 7.3 per cent for the country this fiscal, picking up to 7.5 per cent next year.

  • I respect Ronaldo, but nothing more: Messi

    Barcelona: Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi said there is mutual respect between him and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, but admitted that their relationship does not go beyond that.

  • Change in command of US-NATO forces in Afghanistan

    Kabul: US Army General John W “Mick” Nicholson has taken command of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, inheriting America’s longest war and a vicious insurgency.

  • 106 sportspersons selected so far under TOP Scheme: Govt

    New Delhi: As many as 106 sportspersons have so far been given financial assistance under the ambitious Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme of the government, which funds medal prospect athletes for top-class training and preparation for the quadrennial Games.

  • Work from home gets employees’ votes, bosses wary: Survey

    New Delhi: The trend of professionals working from home is picking pace, but their managers are still apprehensive as 60 per cent employees say their bosses do not encourage this culture, a survey says.

  • I just want to play and enjoy my cricket. If I get an opportunity to play for India, I would look forward to that. But these are the games, which will give opportunity to come back so I am trying my best Yuvraj Singh

    Yuvraj hails `consistent` Kohli after India enters Asia Cup final

    Mirpur: Indian batting all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has heaped praise on his star compatriot Virat Kohli for his consistent performances in the T20 format, after his side reached the Asia Cup final on Tuesday.

  • ‘Baahubali 2’ to release in April 2017

    Chennai: Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali: The Conclusion” is slated to hit the screens on April 14, next year.

  • Plane with 9 on board makes emergency landing in Nepal

    Kathmandu: All nine people on board a small plane in Nepal had a narrow escape today when their aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at Kathmandu airport due to a bird-hit, a week after two deadly accidents highlighted the Himalayan nation’s poor air safety record.

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex sprints 464 points post RBI move, banks shine

    Mumbai: Market maintained its post-Budget momentum for the second day as the benchmark Sensex surged 464 points to 24,243 — nearly a one-month high — led by gains in banking after RBI eased capital requirement rules for lenders. The central bank has allowed lenders to expand their capital base under the upcoming Basel III rules.

  • Land controversy: AAP demands Guj CM’s resignation

    New Delhi: The AAP today demanded immediate resignation of Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel for a free and fair probe into the alleged irregularities in allocation of government land near Gir Lion Sanctuary to a company which has business links with her daughter Anar Patel.