Free Press Journal
  • Arun Jaitley

    HC notice to Jaitley on Kejriwal’s plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on a plea filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking stay on the proceedings in a criminal defamation case filed against him and five other AAP leaders by Jaitley.

  • I am under no extra pressure, says Vijender Singh

    Mumbai: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh today said he felt no additional pressure before his first home professional bout against Australia’s Kerry Hope for the WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title, but only a sense of responsibility for the future of the sport in the country.

  • Arunachal Pradesh Crisis: Chronology

    New Delhi: Following is the chronology of events in the Arunachal Pradesh crisis in which the Supreme Court today ordered restoration of the dismissed Congress government by quashing all orders and decisions of the Governor taken since December 9, 2015:

  • Zakir Naik

    Zakir Naik: Nowhere to speak in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Controversial Mumbai-based televangelist and Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who addresses audiences around the world, has no place to speak in Mumbai — now.

  • fishing-boats

    Five Pakistani fishing boats seized in Kutch

    Kutch (Guj): BSF has seized five Pakistani fishing boats, abandoned in Indian territory near the Indo-Pak border, in Kutch district. However, no fisherman was nabbed. Two boats were found by the patrolling party of Border Security Force last morning at Harami Nala area here, while three were found abandoned in the same area, which is near Lakhpat, early today, a BSF release said.

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    Sports Minister Goel visits ailing hockey legend Shahid

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel today paid a visit to ailing hockey legend Mohammad Shahid who is undergoing treatment for a liver and kidney ailment at a private hospital in Gurgaon. “Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) Shri Vijay Goel today visited ailing Hockey legend Mohammad Shahid,” the ministry said in a statement.

  • DLF

    SAT to hold final hearing on DLF plea in Sept

    Mumbai: Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) will hold on September 13 the final hearing on realty major DLF’s plea against the Rs 86 crore penalty imposed on it by capital market regulator Sebi. In February last year, Sebi had slapped fines totalling Rs 86 crore on DLF, its top executives, their family members and various other related entities for alleged fraudulent transactions during its initial public offer (IPO) in 2007.

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    WHO reminds travellers to vaccinate against measles, rubella for Rio

    Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged visitors during the Rio Olympics to get vaccinated especially against measles and rubella at least two weeks before traveling. The Olympic Games are scheduled to take place from August 5 to 21, followed by the Paralympic Games from September 7 to 18.

  • HC notice to Jaitley on Kejriwal’s plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on a plea filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking stay on the proceedings in a criminal defamation case filed against him and five other AAP leaders by Jaitley.

  • Mumbaikars miffed as prices of fruits, vegetables soar

    Mumbai: The prices of most vegetables and fruits crossed Rs 100 a kg on Wednesday coupled with severe shortages and poor quality as a strike by commission agents crippled wholesale and retail markets.

  • 48 children working as labourers rescued from factory in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Forty-eight teenagers, including 31 girls and 17 boys, working as labourers at a sweet making unit in Mailaradevapally area here, were rescued in a joint operation by State Commission for Protection of Child Rights and CID, officials said today.

  • UDF walkout of Kerala assembly over political murder issue

    Thiruvananthapuram: The murder of two workers belonging to CPI(M) and BJP in Kannur district had its echo in the Kerala assembly today with Congress-led UDF Opposition members staging a walkout in protest against the government’s alleged tepid response to the incident.

  • Indians-at-work

    Future of work, workplace undergoing a sea change: PwC

    New Delhi: Future of work and that of the workplace is changing and making way for greater flexibility than an average job today allows, and employees are likely to focus more on corporate value than on pay in 5 years, says a PwC study. According to the PwC study, two-thirds of employees agree that future career paths will be determined by workers themselves and not by their companies.

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    Baaghi sequel to go on floors next year!

    New Delhi: Director Sabbir Khan has confirmed a sequel of his hit film ‘Baaghi’ and revealed that its shooting would go on floors next year in Shanghai, China.

  • Ronaldo among top five highest paid celebrities

    London: Portugal’s European Championship winning captain and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, who currently rakes in $88 million a year in salary and sponsorship income, was placed among top five wealthiest personalties on the planet.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman Khan to make a special appearance in Shivaay’?

    New Delhi: If recent buzz is to be believed, superstar Salman Khan has reportedly been roped in to feature in a special song in Ajay Devgn’s upcoming film ‘Shivaay’.

  • Food trends which will dominate in 2016

    New Delhi: Timeliness, taste, and convenience shall continue to define and dominate the food segment, says an expert.