Free Press Journal
  • Indian climber dies, 2 others missing on Mount Everes

    Kathmandu: An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest and two others have gone missing, expedition organisers said today, taking the death toll from the ongoing Himalayan climbing season to the world’s highest peak to five.

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    Focus on political consensus for GST: Industry to Govt

    New Delhi: As the Modi government nears its second anniversary, industry leaders today said focus should now be on building political consensus for passage of long- pending GST Bill and on expediting the non-legislative reforms.

  • Pak-US ties on ‘razor edge’ after Mansour killing: Pak media

    Islamabad: The “complicated” relationship between the US and Pakistan has been thrown on “razer edge” and ties could become more “nasty” after the killing of Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in an American drone strike inside Pakistan, media here said today.

  • Jaya swings into action, orders free power, loan waiver

    Chennai: Minutes after she was sworn in, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today ordered a slew of measures aimed at fulfilling her electoral promises including waiving crop loans of farmers and free units of electricity to consumers.

  • World humanitarian summit opens in Istanbul

    Istanbul: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday opened the first world humanitarian summit here with a call for world leaders to be committed to improving the humanitarian responses to crises.

  • 49 people killed in two terror bombings in Yemen

    Aden: At least 49 people were on Monday killed in two suicide bombings targeting army recruits and a military brigade in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden, a security official said.

  • White Paper on Kerala’s finances a must: Experts

    Thiruvananthapuram: With Kerala’s finances in poor shape, the need of the hour is for the new Kerala government to come out with a White Paper on Kerala’s financial position, said an economist on Monday.

  • India-Iran ‘dosti’ as old as history: Modi

    Tehran: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described India-Iran friendship as “as old as history” after the two sides signed 12 agreements, including three on development of the Chabahar port in this Persian Gulf nation for enhanced connectivity.

  • ‘Sarbjit’ mints Rs. 13.96cr. on opening weekend

    New Delhi: Director Omung Kumar’s recent biopic ‘Sarbjit’ scored lower than what was expected as it minted only Rs. 13.96 crores on the first weekend of its release at the box office.

  • Arpita meets Dwayne Johnson, thanks Priyanka for it

    Mumbai: Arpita Khan Sharma and her husband Aayush Sharma got a chance to meet Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson and Salman Khan’s sibling thanked Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra for the opportunity.

  • Vin Diesel

    Vin Diesel remembers Paul Walker

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel has paid tribute to Paul Walker with a throwback photograph of him and the late actor on Instagram.

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    Nawazuddin open to doing slap-stick comedy

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui has earned the tag of an intense actor courtesy films like “Gangs of Wasseypur”, “Liar’s Dice” and “The Lunchbox”, but the actor says he would love to feature in a slap-stick comedy.

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    Conservation and development can co-exist: Javadekar

    Mumbai: India is confident of conserving its rich biodiversity while ensuring the country’s all-round development, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here.

  • IPL 2016: RCB had a good game plan up their sleeve: De Kock

    Raipur: After being knocked out of the IPL following a six-wicket defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton De  Kock praised the opposition’s game plan which restricted them to a modest total of 138 runs.

  • Seven Maruti models in top 10 best selling PVs in April

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India maintained its leadership position in the domestic passenger vehicle (PV) market in April with seven of its models featuring in the top 10 selling brands last month.

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    People thought I can’t act: Lisa Haydon

    Mumbai: Model-actress Lisa Haydon says her biggest struggle as an actor was the perception, before “Queen” was released, she can’t act.