Free Press Journal
  • Mahindra Mojo To Be Offered In Crimson Matte Colour

    Mahindra Two Wheelers is doing quite well in the entry level performance segment with its very first product in the category, the Mojo. The company recently launched a new promotional marketing campaign for the bike as well with a video titled “Born For The Roads.”

  • Delhi HC: JNU action against Umar, Anirban put on hold

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today put on hold the disciplinary action taken by JNU administration against students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, accused of sedition in connection with a February 9 event, till their appeals against the decision are decided by the university‘s appellate authority.

  • Fire at industrial estate in Mumbai

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at Pragati Industrial Estate in Lower Parel area of Central Mumbai this morning, Disaster Control department said.

  • Boat sinks in Ganga, eight feared drowned

    Katihar (Bihar): Eight persons were feared drowned while 20 others swam to safety when an overcrowded boat capsized in Ganga river in Manihari area in the district, police said.

  • IAS officer who praised Nehru on social media, transferred

    Bhopal: An IAS officer who had praised Jawaharlal Nehru in a Facebook post, has been transferred by the Madhya Pradesh government. Ajay Singh Gangwar who was the Barwani District Collector, was transferred last night as Deputy Secretary in the Secretariat in Bhopal. Gangwar had been promoted to the IAS cadre from the state service in 2005. “The state government has transferred Barwani Collector Gangwar as Deputy Secretary in the Mantralaya in Bhopal,”

  • Vietnam blocked Facebook during Obama visit

    Hanoi: The Vietnamese government had blocked the social networking site Facebook in the country during the visit of President Barack Obama, claims two activist organisations. The move was aimed at imposing strictures on human rights activists and political dissidents during the U.S. President’s visit.

  • Six ‘Afghan spies’ arrested from Balochistan: Sarfaraz Bugti

    Quetta: Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti has announced the arrest of six “Afghan spies” from the province’s Pishin area. Bugti claimed that the arrested spies were involved in subversive activities in the province, including targeted killings. He also lashed out at Afghan intelligence agency, National Directorate of Security(NDS) for deceiving Pakistan. “What is the Afghan intelligence doing with Pakistan?,” Dawn quoted him as saying.

  • Last ice age on Mars ended 400,000 years ago: study

    Washington: Scientists have found a record of the most recent Martian ice age in the red planet’s north polar ice cap that ended about 400,000 years ago, by using radar data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). The new results agree with previous models that indicate a glacial period ended about 400,000 years ago, as well as predictions about how much ice would have been accumulated at the poles since then.

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    Delhi Teen Assault: Main accused still at large, says victim

    New Delhi: The 16-year-old boy, who was beaten, stripped and brutalized allegedly by a group of intoxicated men in southwest Delhi’s Inderpuri area, on Thursday, demanded the arrest of main culprit after the Delhi police arrested four people in this regard.

  • Intel India announces new initiatives supporting ‘Digital India’

    New Delhi: Intel India announced a series of initiatives that strengthen its support for the Digital India programme launched by the Government of India. Intel detailed three projects designed to accelerate digital literacy at the grassroots level by reaching out to the population in non-urban India, up-skill citizens in tier II cities and beyond, and encourage innovation from the local level.

  • TWO TO TANGO: Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif during the birthday party of Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor in Mumbai on Saturday. -PTI

    Watch Katrina Kaif gets heckled by reporters at the airport

    Today going that extra mile to acquire a breaking story is something that every reporter worth their salt is doing. But at times this unabashed pursuit of that elusive exclusive can get out of hand, and that is exactly what happened last night.

  • PCC homage to Nehru on 52nd death anniversary

    Puducherry: Congress in Puducherry today paid homage to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on the occasion of his 52nd death anniversary here today. Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee president A Namassivayam, AICC general secretary V Narayanasamy, former Chief Ministers D Ramachandran and V.Vaithilingam were among those present Namassivayam and others later garlanded a statue of Nehru at Gandhi Thidal.

  • Anu Malik unwell admitted to hospital

    Anu Malik, one of the most busiest music composers of the 90’s, made a comeback in Bollywood of late with the YRF film Dum Lagaa Ke Haisha. Even though there hasn’t been any news of his upcoming films, the latest update on him is that he is unwell and has been admitted to a hospital. The reasons of his admission are not yet been known.

  • Maruti recalls over 77k Balenos, DZires to fix airbag, filter

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India is recalling 75,419 units of its premium hatchback Baleno to fix faulty airbag component and fuel filter. It is also calling back 1,961 units if its compact sedan DZire with auto gear shift technology to replace fuel filter. “Maruti Suzuki will proactively and voluntarily recall 75,419 Baleno cars, both petrol and diesel, manufactured between August 3, 2015, and May 17, 2016, to upgrade the airbag controller software,”

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    Supreme Court refuses to stay NEET ordinance

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the NEET ordinance, saying that its validity on the ground it violated Article 14 of the constitution could be challenged when the court opened after the summer break.

  • PM Modi silent on scams, just like Manmohan: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for maintaining silence over issues like Vyapam and Modigate, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday baited the incumbent Prime Minister by equating him with his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

  • Weight gain in teens linked to low hormone levels

    New York: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that lower levels of a hormone may make teenagers vulnerable to gaining unhealthy weight. “Our study is the first to look at levels of spexin in the pediatric population,” said one of the study authors Seema Kumar from Mayo Clinic Children’s Centre in Minnesota, US. Potentially tied to weight management, spexin is also believed to have a role in controlling arterial blood pressure