Free Press Journal
  • J-K impasse: Guv calls PDP, state BJP presidents for meeting

    Jammu/Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today called PDP President Mehbooba Mufti and state BJP unit chief Sat Pal Sharma for separate meetings on Friday to discuss government formation even as the regional party is set to hold its crucial legislature party meeting tomorrow.

  • We will siphon justice for Rohith Vemula Kanhaiya Kumar

    New Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar on Wednesday slammed the Hyderabad University authorities and said that no force would be able to stop them from siphoning justice for Rohith Vemula.

  • Modi wants peoples grievances redressed within 60 days

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for district-wise review of all citizen-centric services especially those which are actually delivered online and directed officials that most grievances should be redressed within 60 days.

  • England survive Afghan scare to win by 15 runs in World T20

    New Delhi: England nearly slipped on a potential banana skin but pulled their act together in time to notch up their second win of the World T20 beating Afghanistan by 15 runs in a group phase clash here on Wednesday.

  • Blame-game begins after Brussels carnage

    Paris: internecine battle between various European Union nations, especially between France and Belgium, which had been brewing since the November 13, 2015 attacks in Paris, flared up in public again after the carnage in Brussels on Tuesday.

  • Toshiba Mitsubishi to set up factory in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) on Wednesday announced an additional investment of 35 million dollars (over Rs.233 crore) to build a power electronics factory in Tumakuru district of Karnataka.

  • Ending suspense, Vijaykant allies with Vaiko, Left

    Chennai: Actor-turned-politician Vijaykant on Wednesday allied with the People’s Welfare Front (PWF) of Vaiko’s MDMK, the Left and Dalit party VCK, and said he will be its chief ministerial candidate in Tamil Nadu.

  • Disclose correct details of interest income in ITR: CBDT

    New Delhi: The revenue department today asked taxpayers to file correct details of interest received from term deposits for the assessment year 2014-15 on or before March 31, while filing their Income Tax returns (ITRs).

  • Indian origin flash crash trader faces extradition to US

    London: Navinder Singh Sarao, a 37-year-old Indian-origin futures trader could be extradited to the US to face trial for his role in the May 2010 “flash crash” which wiped billions of dollars off the value of US shares in minutes, a UK court ruled today.

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    RBI revises liquidity measuring rules for Basel III

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has revised certain rules on measuring liquidity for Basel III norms, providing exemption to branches of foreign banks from submitting statement with regard to foreign currency.

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    Sushant Singh Rajput excited to work with Irrfan Khan

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who is preparing himself for the upcoming biopic “M.S. Dhoni- The Untold Story”, says he is “excited” to work for his next venture with filmmaker Homi Adajania.

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    Dileep, Kavya Madhavan to act in Adoor’s new film

    Kochi: Celebrated filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan, who has completed his golden jubilee in the Malayalam film industry, has cast the popular Mollywood pair of Dileep and Kavya Madhavan in his new film titled “Pinneyum” that begins shooting on May 11.

  • BCCI invites Indian hockey team to watch Bangladesh match

    New Delhi: In a novel gesture, the BCCI today invited the national hockey team as special guests to watch the Indian cricket team’s ICC World T20 group league encounter against Bangladesh at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. This is the first time that BCCI has officially invited a full national team of another sport to come and watch a match at the global event.

  • Govt flared up JNU issue to camouflage Vemula suicide: Kanhaiya

    Hyderabad, Mar 23 (PTI) JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar today alleged the government flared up the issue of JNU to divert people’s attention from the Rohit Vemula’s suicide issue and subsequent developments. Addressing a press conference after landing here this afternoon, Kumar, accompanied by local CPI leaders, said the fight will continue until the government brings “Rohit Act” to curb atrocities on the lines of Nirbhaya Act.

  • Pak cricket team plagued by ‘groupism, politics’: minister

    Lahore A Pakistani minister today claimed that “groupism and politics” were rife in the national cricket team even as he alleged that some players had “ganged up” against captain Shahid Afridi and let him down in the World T20 match against New Zealand which Pakistan lost.

  • Post Brussels Romania ask fans to reach stadium early

    Bucharest: The authorities of Cluj Arena Stadium, where the Spain-Romania friendly will be held next Sunday, are asking fans to go to the stadium two hours before the start due to the security measures taken after Tuesday’s Brussels terrorist attacks.