Free Press Journal
  • Watson to think about retirement after World T20

    Melbourne : Shane Watson says he will decide on his international cricket future at the conclusion of the World Twenty 20 tournament being held in India. Watson admitted that he was “pleasantly surprised” when he got the call-up for Australia’s T20I side to take on India in January after he was overlooked for the preceding One-Day International (ODI) series.

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    BJP, NCP spar on including farmer deaths in condolence motion

    Mumbai: Chaos ensued in the Maharashtra Legislative Council here today after Opposition NCP demanded that farmers’ suicides be included in the condolence motion moved by State Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse.

  • Summer special trains between Kamakhaya-Pune from April

    Nagpur: Railways will run special trains between Kamakhaya and Pune in April, May and June to clear the summer passenger rush. Train no. 02512 will depart from Kamakhaya (Assam) on every Monday on April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and
    June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 11 PM and arrive in Pune on Thursday at 2.45 AM. It will pass through Nagpur on day two at 11.15 AM, according to South East

  • Jiah case: CBI opposes Sooraj’s plea for return of passport

    Mumbai: The CBI today opposed a petition filed by actor Sooraj Pancholi, accused of abetting the suicide of his girlfriend-actor Jiah Khan, seeking his passport to be handed back to him so that he can travel abroad.

  • Rail budget has everything for common man, says Prabhu

    New Delhi: Brushing aside Opposition charge that the rail budget has nothing for poor, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said it had “everything for the common man”, as he unveiled a three-pronged strategy including an austerity drive to revitalise railways.

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    Suzuki launches ‘Made in India’ Baleno in Japan

    Hamamatsu/New Delhi: After the overwhelming success of Baleno in India, Suzuki Motor Corporation, the parent company of Maruti Suzuki India Limited launched ‘Made in India’ Baleno in Japan on Wednesday.

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    PM Modi slams Cong for taking credit of others work

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invoked Congress stalwart Indira Gandhi’s name yet again and made a veiled attack on the Congress for “trying to take credit for all projects and initiatives of my government”.

  • Wellness Forever multiplies wellness with Well-A-Thon 2016

    Wellness Forever, the rapidly growing pharmacy store chain engages over 2000 runners at the inception of Well-A-Thon 2016, in conjunction with TSEC Sports Committee today, starting at Bandra, Bandstand in Mumbai.

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    Kangana Ranaut wanted to make film on sister Rangoli

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut considers her sister Rangoli, an acid attack survivor, a “real hero”. The “Queen” star says she had once wanted to make a film on Rangoli’s inspiring life, but the latter felt it would be a flop.

  • Shivaji memorial off Mumbai coast to be completed by 2019

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao today said the Shivaji Maharaj memorial off Mumbai coast will be completed by 2019. “I am happy to inform that all clearances have been obtained for constructing the national monument of revered Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj,” he said while addressing a joint sitting of the state Legislature.

  • Google AI beats legendary player in toughest-ever ancient Chinese game

    New York:  In a new feat, Google-run artificial intelligence (AI) programme “AlphaGo” has defeated legendary player Lee Se-dol in Go — a complex Chinese board game that is considered the “quintessential unsolved problem” for machine intelligence. The win came in the first tie of the five-match series currently being held in Seoul, South Korea. The tournament “Google Deepmind Challenge match” started on March 8 and will conclude on March 15.

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    ‘Reservation essay’ in board exams creates ruckus in MP assembly

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker Sitasaran Sharma today asked leaders of the treasury and opposition benches to meet him and find an amicable solution to end the row over a question in Class 12 Board exam Hindi paper which had an essay on ‘caste-based reservation posing danger to the country’.

  • 2,561 people still missing five years after Japan quake

    Tokyo: As many as 2,561 people remain missing five years after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan on March 11, the National Police Agency said. Based on data compiled as of Monday, the agency put the deaths at 15,894, the Japan Times reported. Of the 15,824 bodies recovered in Iwate, Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures, 75 remained unidentified as of February 2016.

  • ISRO satisfied with countdown of sixth navigation satellite launch

    Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over the progress of the countdown ahead of the launch of its sixth navigation satellite in the orbit from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The countdown for the launch of PSLV-C32 to place satellite 1,425-kg IRNSS-1F in the orbit began at Satish Dhawan Space Centre yesterday.

  • to offer seamless online transactions

    New Delhi: SyberPlace that sells digital technology such as smartphones, laptops, tablets and accessories recently announced its partnership with four major payment gateway providers. SyberPlace’s move to partner with PayU, Pay with Amazon, CitrusPay and ICICI merchant services will enable a better transactional experience for the webstore’s customers.

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    Possible to double farmers income in 5 years: PM Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday strongly defended his government’s ambitious promise to double farmers’ income in five years, that was doubted by the opposition.

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    83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

    New Delhi: Stressing that the government is committed towards reforming the subsidy structure, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said 83 lakh people have voluntarily given up their LPG subsidy so far.

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    Man threatens self-immolation near Parliament

    New Delhi – A middle-aged man today threatened to immolate himself near Parliament House, sending security officials into a tizzy.

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    ICC CEO to address media on WT20 India 2016

    New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will hold a media conference today at 5 p.m.on the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016