Free Press Journal
  • BJP-Cong workers spar over Tharoor’s Bhagat Singh remarks

    Vadodara: BJP and Congress workers were today engaged in a verbal duel here on the martyrdom day of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh after a BJP leader took objection to the recent remarks of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, comparing JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar with Bhagat Singh. BJP MP Ranjan Bhatt, mayor Bharat Dangar, city MLAs and party workers along with Congress leaders and workers gathered at the statue of Bhagat Singh in Nyaymandi

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    Headley admitted of donating Rs. 80 lakh to LeT: Nikam

    Mumbai: Special Public Prosecutor the 26/11 case, Ujjwal Nikam, on Wednesday said David Coleman Headley has during his cross-examination accepted that he had funded Rs. 80 lakh to terror outfit Lashkar e Taiba (LeT), adding that he did not know the purpose of the money.

  • Headley refuses to answer questions about wife

    Mumbai: Deposing in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case, Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley today refused to answer questions about his wife Shazia to whom he had disclosed about his links with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT).

  • Vijender discusses state of Indian boxing with PM

    New Delhi: He is no longer a part the amateur boxing circuit but concerned about the shambolic state of its administration in India, professional star Vijender Singh today took up the issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting here.

  • Beware of Thandai adulteration this Holi!

    New Delhi: With Holi, the festival of colours, approaching on Thursday, Thandai and sweets like Gujiya are the first edibles that pop up in one’s minds, but it’s imperative to remain aware of adulteration that could ruin the celebrations.

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    Mercedes-Benz launches new C Class 250d priced Rs 44.36 lakh

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz today launched its all new C Class 250d variant in India priced at Rs 44.36 lakh (ex-showroom Pune). “With the introduction of the technologically-advanced new C 250d, we further bolster our position and are confident of continuing its unmatched success in India,” Mercedes Benz India Managing Director and CEO Roland Folger said in a statement.

  • Tiger Shroff is the next big thing

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who is currently prepping for his next film “Mohenjo Daro”, says Tiger Shroff, who is gearing up for the release of his film “Baaghi”, is the “next big thing”.

  • China regulator frowns on Anbangs hotel bids report

    Shanghai: China’s insurance regulator is opposed to multi-billion dollar bids by financial conglomerate Anbang for Starwood Hotels and a stable of properties owned by hedge fund Blackstone, according to respected business magazine Caixin.

  • Classes in Hyderabad University suspended till Mar 27

    Hyderabad: Classes at the Hyderabad University have been suspended till March 27 following yesterday’s violent protests at the campus, where angry students demonstrated against Vice-Chancellor Appa Rao Podile, who resumed office after going on leave amid the storm following the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.

  • Preity Zinta talks about hubby post marriage

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s dimpled beauty Preity Zinta, who is enjoying marital bliss these days, has recently spilled the beans on her hubby Gene Goodenough during a chat with her fans.

  • Deonar fire aftermath: Infant dies, parents blame it on smog

    Mumbai: A six-month old boy has died in a locality near Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai where a a fire has been raging since last week, with the parents saying the baby died of suffocation due to toxic gases emitted from the blaze, a charge refuted by officials.

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    Honda to increase car prices by up to Rs 6,000 from April

    New Delhi: Honda Car India is planning to increase prices of its vehicles by up to Rs 6,000 from April to offset the impact of adverse exchange rate that has resulted in higher input costs.

  • Swamy calls for global fight against ISIS

    Chennai: A day after terrorists attacked Brussels killing over 30 people, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said India should join other countries to fight terrorism.

  • TN polls: Vijayakant to be MDMK’s chief ministerial candidate

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu): MDMK general secretary Vaiko on Wednesday announced that actor-turned politician Vijaykanth will be his party’s chief minister candidate in the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

  • China-Nepal rail link can be extended to India; experts

    Beijing: As China plans to extend its Tibet railway network to Nepal, Chinese experts say the project which may cost about USD four billion could be extended to India as well to improve Tibet’s interconnectivity with South Asia.

  • Fergusson College row: Principal retracts letter calls it a ‘typo’

    Pune (Maharashtra): Within hours of writing to the Pune Police for taking action against those who allegedly raised ‘anti-national’ slogans in campus, Fergusson College principal Ravindra Singh Pardeshi has retracted from his views and said that it was a printing mistake.

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    Pak has resolved to wipe out terror from its soil: Sharif

    New Delhi: Noting that Pakistan is faced with “unprecedented” threat of terrorism and extremism, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today asserted that these “evils” will be defeated and “completely wiped out from our soil”.

  • Pak looking to have ‘normal’ ties with India: Basit

    New Delhi: Pakistan is looking to have “normal” ties with India on the basis of “mutual respect and interest”, its envoy Abdul Basit said today even as he called for resolution of all outstanding issues, including the Kashmir dispute, to ensure “peace and prosperity”.

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    Contact lenses may alter eye bacteria: study

    New York: Contact lenses may alter the natural microbial community of the eyes and increase the risk of infections, a new study has warned. Researchers studied 58 adults seeking outpatient eye care and found that contact lenses make the eye microbiome more skin-like, with high proportions of skin bacteria.

  • Cong ticket aspirants to be interviewed on Mar 26, 27

    Puducherry: Congress in Puducherry today said it would hold interviews of those seeking party tickets to contest the May 16 assembly elections this week end. PCC President A. Namassivayam in a release said aspirants for party tickets in Puducherry and Karaikal regions which account for 28 of the total 30 assembly seats would be interviewed at the party office here on March 26 and 27.