Free Press Journal
  • Ban on big diesel cars will not reduce air pollution: SIAM

    New Delhi:  A day ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on ban on big diesel cars and SUVs in the Capital and NCR, auto industry body SIAM said such restriction is not going to achieve the desired objective of reducing pollution and will only vilify diesel technology.

  • Opinion

    Pampering may boomerang on Prabhu

    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu must be congratulated for taking the Indian Railways on a new journey. The minister has focused on raising non-tariff revenues from advertising instead of raising passenger fares as was being done till now. The Railways has access to a captive audience waiting at the railway stations. LED screens can be installed to beam advertisements to them. Many passengers sit idle inside the rail coaches where advertisements could be

  • 150 turned away for carrying ‘fake’ IPL match tickets

    Mumbai : As many as 150 people were turned away for carrying fake tickets at yesterday’s IPL match between Mumbai and Kolkata at the Wankhede stadium here. An official from Mumbai Indian team said that the booking staff and the security at Gate Number 4 found 150 people with ‘unauthorised’ tickets.

  • 20 years later, job-seeker becomes Papua New Guinea Governor!

    Port Moresby : For Sasindran Muthuvel, the first Indian-origin Governor in Papua New Guinea (PNG), it has been an eventful journey since he left Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu in search of livelihood over 20 years ago and arrived here after seeing a job advertisement, reports PTI.