Free Press Journal
  • Suzuki Baleno: Made in India, to be Driven in Japan

    The Maruti Baleno has been well accepted by the Indian customers. Over 38,000 units of the premium have been sold in the Indian market and it will be exported to over 100 countries. Adding another feather to its cap, the ‘Made in India’ Baleno has been launched by Suzuki in Japan. The exported models are manufactured exclusively in India at Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar facility in Haryana. The Baleno gets a 1.2-litre Dualjet

  • Kanhaiya attacked at JNU by suspected outsider

    New Delhi: JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is facing sedition charges, was allegedly attacked on campus today by a youth believed to be an outsider.

  • I think Islam hates us: Trump

    Washington: In yet another round of controversial remarks, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said he thinks “Islam hates us” and asserted that those having hatred against the US cannot be allowed to enter the country. “I think Islam hates us,” Trump told CNN, deploring the “tremendous hatred” that he said partly defined the religion.

  • Sonakshi wants equal pay for women in all professions

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha believes that women should get equal pay in all professions. “Women are quite vocal about their rights nowadays. And I want the change not only in film industry… Be it sports or business or in any other profession, women should be paid an equal amount,” Sonakshi said at Inglot’s Guinness World Record event here.

  • Chelsea in transition period after Champions League exit: Coach Hiddink

    London: English football club Chelsea’s interim manager Guus Hiddink said his team are in a “transitional period” after French side Paris Saint Germain (PSG) knocked them out of the Champions League last-16 stage for the second successive season. The London-based club, who are currently tenth in the English Premier League, 10 points off the top four clubs, went down 2-4 in aggregate after losing both legs 1-2, the second one being at home

  • Kanhaiya was fined by JNU for alleged ‘misbehaviour’ with girl student

    New Delhi: Amid a raging row at JNU, it has now emerged that its students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is facing sedition charge, was fined by the varsity administration last year for allegedly “misbehaving” with a girl student and “threatening” her.

  • Seth Rogen to produce MGM’s next

    London: It is final…Seth Rogen will be producing MGM’s new film ‘Where’s Wally.’ Along with ‘Superbad’ producer Evan Goldberg, the two are set to bring the bespectacled, stripey jumper-wearing literary character to the big screen in a film that seems close to being made after years of stalling, reports the Independent.

  • Lanka appoints panel to probe media harassment under Rajapaksa

    Colombo:  Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena today appointed a committee to probe the harassment of media personnel under the regime of his powerful predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa. A notice from the President’s office said that all journalists who suffered harassment and loss of property under Rajapaksa must report to an Additional Secretary under Sirisena by mid June.

  • Taylor Swift to perform at F1 Grand Prix

    Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift will perform at the Formula One Grand Prix in US. The “Blank Space” hitmaker has been signed to perform at the event in Austin, Texas on October 22 and the organisers hope it will help to attract spectators, reports “How do we expand our audience? That’s what this headliner does. In the past we have chosen headliners that are a great match with our existing demographic,” Circuit

  • Five new ‘Drowned Apostles’ discovered in Australia

    Melbourne: Five extra limestone columns hidden way below the water have been discovered in Australia, giving a boost to the iconic tourist attraction Twelve Apostles. The never-before-seen sea stacks, located six kilometres offshore from the Great Ocean Road and 50 metres beneath the water’s surface, were found by researchers during sonar mapping of the seafloor off Victoria’s southern coast.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Bank union seeks Parliamentary probe into Mallya loans

    Vadodara: Alleging a nexus between lenders and Vijay Mallya, one of the biggest bank employees unions today demanded a Parliamentary probe into the sanction of loans to the now grounded Kingfisher Airlines and other group companies.

  • Rajya Sabha approves Real Estate Bill

    New Delhi: The Real Estate Bill, proposing a Real Estate Regulatory Authority, was on Thursday approved by India’s upper house of parliament after the government accepted as many as 20 amendments to the measure as proposed by a Rajya Sabha Select Committee.