Free Press Journal
  • Taken steps to expedite transition to cleaner fuel: Javadekar

    New Delhi: Noting that air pollution could be one of the factors behind respiratory ailments, the government today said it has taken steps to expedite the process of transition to cleaner fuel and notified rules for waste management in the country.

  • Indo-Pak talks ‘inconsequential’ unless progress made in real sense

    New Delhi: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said the meeting between the Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan is inconsequential unless it results in some progress in real sense in the improvement of relationship between the two Asian neighbours.

  • Why is PM Modi entertaining Pakistan after JIT report? Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday castigated India and Pakistan Foreign Secretary talks and said the Centre seems to succumb to every possible pressure from those countries who are engaged in axe-hostile to New Delhi.

  • Credit Suisse downgrades Just Dial on JD Omni concerns

    New Delhi: Multinational financial services holding company Credit Suisse has downgraded Just Dial to neutral from outperform with a reduced target price of Rs. 950 from Rs. 1000.

  • Musuem blaze: Fire safety mechanism was ‘not functioning’

    New Delhi: The fire safety mechanism of the National Museum of Natural History in FICCI building was “not functioning” which could have controlled the fire that broke out in the wee hours today, fire service officials said.

  • Maharashtra dams built to serve sugar industry, not farmers

    New Delhi: A question in Lok Sabha on drought today led to a war of words between the treasury and opposition benches, with Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh attacking erstwhile Congress-led governments alleging that dams were built in Maharashtra to serve the sugar industry and not the farmers.

  • Shraddha gushes over 3-years of ‘Aashiqui 2’

    New Delhi: Three years ago, April 26 brought two new stars in Bollywood named Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur with ‘Aashiqui 2.’

  • Sachin Tendulkar is a treasure: Big B

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and has called him a “treasure”.

  • Chidambaram

    Ishrat case: Chidambaram should stop evading questions, says BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at former home minister P. Chidambaram over the alleged changes that he made in the affidavits of the Ishrat Jahan case and dared the former not to evade questions and respond to the queries raised in this regard.

  • Subramanian Swamy, Mary Kom take oath as RS members

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy and Olympics medal-winning boxer Mary Kom on Tuesday took oath as the members of Rajya Sabha.

  • Hrithik Roshan inspired to do comedy

    Mumbai: After giving a string of hits in the genre of action and romance in Bollywood, actor Hrithik Roshan says he is now inspired to do a comedy film.

  • Daredevils and Lions face each other in battle of supremacy

    New Delhi: It will be a test of character and battle for supremacy when Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions, two of the most impressive teams of IPL 9, lock horns against each other at the Feroze Shah Kotla ground here tomorrow.

  • ram gopal varma

    My arrogance was the reason for my flops: Ram Gopal Varma

    He’s back. The enfant-terrible of showbiz Ram Gopal Varma who happily offends one and all from Rajinikanth to Karan Johar. After a 3-year absence from Mumbai and Bollywood, Ram Gopal Varma is back in the city raring to go. He has already completed a new Hindi film and he’s ready to make peace with all those who think he’s a spent force. In a brutally candid confessional interview with Subhash K Jha, Ramu spills

  • Supreme Court

    SC refuses to hear plea against reappointment of SEBI chief

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea challenging the reappointment of U K Sinha as Chairman of market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) till 2017, saying there is no bar on it.

  • Hyundai launches Creta automatic transmission petrol

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today launched an automatic transmission variant of its popular compact SUV Creta in the petrol fuel option priced at Rs 12.87 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).