Free Press Journal
  • Russia fined, warned of suspension from Euro by UEFA

    Nyon (Switzerland): The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) fined Russia 150,000 euros ($168,200) on Tuesday over their football fans’ misconduct during their opening match of the Euro 2016 against England last week.

  • Smriti Irani not ‘okay’ over getting addressed as “dear”

    Patna (Bihar): Clarifying his stand on the bitter Twitter war with Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani, Bihar’s Education Minister Ashok Choudhary on Tuesday said he had put forth his views in a ‘dignified’ manner and was surprised that the Minister took offence to the word ‘dear’ being used in tweets.

  • Nagesh Kuknoor

    Fought similar censor battle 19 years ago: Kukunoor

    Kolkata: ‘Dhanak’ director Nagesh Kukunoor has hailed the Bombay High Court order which struck down all but one of the 13 cuts suggested by the censor board in “Udta Punjab”.

  • Anupam Kher

    Anupam Kher announces his 500th film

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who ventured into Bollywood with 1982 Hindi movie ‘Aagman’, has added another feather to his acting career by signing his 500th Hollywood film ‘The Big Sick.’

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    Bharti Airtel, Singtel join hands to provide data network coverage

    New Delhi/Singapore: Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and BhartiAirtel Limited (Airtel) on Tuesday announced that they have joined hands to deliver high-speed, secure data network coverage to Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the US.

  • CII, ISB, GE join hands to launch executive education prog

    Hyderabad: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), city-based Indian School of Business (ISB) and GE have joined hands to launch an executive education programme aimed at positioning and enabling compliance professionals as strategic business partners.

  • Tests show no harmful chemicals in bread: Bengal bakeries

    Kolkata: Bakery associations in West Bengal on Tuesday claimed tests conducted on bread samples produced by around 4,000 establishments in the state have revealed their products are “safe” for consumption.

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    Badal accuses Rahul of carrying ‘anti-Sikh’ family legacy

    Bhaagsar (Muktsar): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today accused Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi of carrying forward his family’s “notorious legacy of anti-Punjabism and anti-Sikhism”.

  • Sex racket

    Govt bans 240 websites offering escort services

    New Delhi: Government has banned 240 websites offering escort services on the recommendation of an expert committee under the Ministry of Home Affairs. “The order to block 240 escorts websites was issued to internet service providers on Monday on recommendations made by an expert committee under the Ministry of Home Affairs,” an IT Ministry official told PTI.

  • Arun Jaitley

    All states support GST, barring Tamil Nadu: Jaitley

    Kolkata: Virtually all states have supported the idea of GST except Tamil Nadu which has “some reservations”, Finance minister Arun Jaitley said today after a meeting of Empowered Committee of state FMs on the long awaited indirect tax reform.

  • Orlando shooter visited gay nightclub several times

    Washimgton: Afghan-origin Omar Mateen, 29, who opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando city of Florida, visited the club before mounting the attack and used several gay dating applications, according to witnesses.

  • Watch ‘Fever’ trailer- starring Rajeev Khandelwal and Gauhar Khan

    ‘Fever’ trailer is out. In movie lead role played by Rajeev Khandelwal, Gauahar Khan, Gemma Atkinson, Catrerina Murino, Victor Bannnerjee & Ankita Makwana. Directed by Rajeev Tijori and Produced by Ravi Agrawal, Mahesh Balekundri, Ajay Chabbria & Rajath Manjunath.

  • US sanctions threaten 167-year-old Panama newspaper

    Panama City: A 167-year-old newspaper in Panama that existed even before the country became independent is faced with extinction because its main shareholder has been hit with US sanctions for allegedly laundering drug money.

  • ‘Help in rebuilding Afghanistan to gain influence’

    Washington: Investing in Afghanistan’s development and rebuilding the infrastructure is the best way to “gain influence” in the country, a top Afghan diplomat has said in an apparent message to neighbouring Pakistan and endorsing India’s model of assistance.

  • Anupam Kher

    Anupam Kher announces 500th film ‘The Big Sick’

    Mumbai: Veteran Indian actor Anupam Kher on Tuesday announced his 500th film, a Hollywood project titled “The Big Sick”. And congratulations came in from his “Silver Linings Playbook” co-actor Robert De Niro.

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    Virat has decided to become the world’s best athlete

    New Delhi: Virat Kohli is arguably the fittest Indian cricketer around but that is not good enough for the champion batsman as he wants to become the best athlete in the world, reveals India and RCB fitness coach Shanker Basu.

  • BCCI Working Committee to meet in Dharamsala

    Mumbai: The Working Committee of the Cricket Board is to meet in Dharamsala on June 24 to take stock of matters, including appointment of the Indian team’s head coach.