Free Press Journal
  • Homeopathy clinic offers free treatment for autism

    Mumbai: Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, a homeopathy clinic has offered free treatment to 1,000 children aged below five suffering from it. “The children suffering from autism will also be helped with required investigation and counselling for the next 18 months in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata, Dr Ketan Patel of ‘Speciality Homeopathy’ said.

  • HC seeks report from police in IPL match-fixing, betting case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Mumbai police crime branch to submit a progress report in a case being probed by them into the alleged match-fixing and betting in 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches. On a PIL seeking a joint probe by CBI, Income Tax Department and Enforcement Directorate into the alleged match fixing and betting in 2013 IPL matches, a bench of Justices Abhay Oka and P D Naik asked police to submit on

  • Turkey’s state broadcaster to ink pact with Doordarshan

    Mumbai: Turkey’s state broadcaster TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation) has agreed to sign an MoU with the public service broadcaster, Doordarshan, for future content collaboration. An official delegation of Turkish companies, led by the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Tourism, attended FICCI Frames 2016 here, to promote collaboration in cinema and television sector between India and Turkey.

  • Pakistan military tweets affect ties with government

    Islamabad: The Pakistani military spokesman’s tweets “have exposed civil-military tensions” in the country, a leading newspaper said on Thursday. Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa’s tweets and statements have exposed the fissures “at a time when the nation expects the best coordination between the two sides in their fight against terrorism”, the Daily Times said.

  • Smartphone sales to slow down globally, except India: Gartner

    New Delhi: Global smartphone sales may grow just seven per cent this year to 1.5 billion units as demand in China and North America remains flat but markets like India could be an exception, research firm Gartner said today.

  • Azlan Shah, CT will serve as Olympic preparations: Sardar

    Bengaluru: With an eye on the Olympics, the India hockey team skipper Sardar Singh today said that the upcoming tournaments like Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Champions Trophy will serve as important preparatory events in the run-up to the Rio Games. Sardar said while the immediate aim is to win a gold in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup at Ipoh from April 6-16, the larger goal is to come up with a medal-winning show in the Champions Trophy, to be played

  • Six killed including two Turks in Somalia shootings

    Mogadishu: Gunmen have killed six people in a drive-by shooting, including two Turkish hospital workers, in the latest violence to hit Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, authorities said today. “Six civilians, two of them Turkish nationals, have been killed, and six more were wounded,” said Abdifatah Omar Halane, spokesman for the Mogadishu city authorities. The shooting took place late yesterday, and those killed also included the driver and security guards of the Turks.

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    Did Deepika Padukone deserve the National Award

    No year goes by without the National award creating a controversy. This year is no different. Kangna Ranaut’s award for best actress has specially rankled Deepika’s fans who feel she deserved the honour for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani or Shoojit Sircar’s Piku more than Kangana.

  • Shiva qualifies for Olympic Games, heartbreak for Mary

    Qian’an (China): World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa (56kg) today became the first Indian boxer to make the cut for this year’s Olympics by entering the Asian Qualifying Tournament’s final but the celebrated M C Mary Kom (51kg) failed to book her Rio Games ticket after losing in the last-four stage here. Shiva, given the top seeding in his weight category, lived upto the billing as he sailed past 2013 World Championship bronze-medallist Kairat Yeraliyev of Kazakhstan in the semifinal. He will

  • Movement to make hand crafted textile a global brand

     Mumbai: In a race to make their mark in the global market, Indian designers at times ignore the powerful legacy of hand crafted textile the country has. However, now some prominent names from the fashion industry have taken the responsibility to promote the craftsmanship.

  • U’Khand crisis: Rebel Cong MLAs cry foul of unconstitutional behaviour

    Dehradun (Uttarakhand): Crying foul over Harish Rawat led Congress government’s bias behaviour, rebel MLAs of the grand old party on Thursday said that the state dispensation overlooked their say and disqualified them unconstitutionally.

  • Goalkeeper Ter Stegen unsure of future at Barcelona

    Barcelona: FC Barcelona’s German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen cast doubts on his future at the Catalan football club, saying he has “personal goals” amid reports on a possible move to Liverpool, the British media reported. The 23-year-old was in terrific form on Tuesday when his national team thrashed Italy 4-1 in a friendly match at the Allianz Arena, reports Efe.

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    ‘Jungle Book’ Hindi version will be epic: Priyanka Chopra

    Los Angeles: Priyanka Chopra has voiced the chracter of python Kaa, one of Mowgli’s mentors in the Hindi version of American film “The Jungle Book”, and the actress feels the movie will be an “epic” experience for audience.

  • Why Mallya, Lalit Modi still abroad? Rahul asks PM

    Digboi (Assam): Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about bringing back black money from overseas, then why liquor baron Vijay Mallya and former IPL chief Lalit Modi are still abroad, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi asked today.

  • LFW: Technology adds sparkle to fashion

    Mumbai: Interspering digital innovations and advanced technology with fashion, Germany’s top high-tech digital fashion label ElektroCouture along with six other international brands showcased fascinating creations at the ongoing Summer-Resort edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) here.

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    Youth tied to train for drinking water, 3 cops suspended

    Itarsi (MP):Three policemen have been suspended following the incident in which three persons allegedly tied a youth from the window grille of a train and thrashed him for drinking water from their bottle without permission between Jabalpur and Itarsi railway stations. Government Railway Police (GRP) has also formed four teams to probe the shocking incident.