Free Press Journal
  • Barkha Shukla Singh

    ACB carries out searches at DCW office

    New Delhi: A team of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of Delhi government on Thursday carried out searches at the office of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) following a complaint by a Congress leader that it was indulging in illegal practices.

  • Rohtak to Rio: ‘Grounded’ Sakshi carves sporting history

    Rio de Janeiro: From yearning to fly in an aeroplane as a kid to clinching a bronze in the Olympics, the biggest sporting stage of all, Haryana wrestler Sakshi Malik has come a long way in her fairy-tale journey to etch her name in the sporting history of the country.

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    Tendulkar adopts village in Osmanabad under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna

    Mumbai: Cricket icon and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has selected Donja village in Osmanabad district for development under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna. “We are happy that Tendulkar has picked Donja. We are sure this will inspire other villages in the region to emulate this model of development,” Osmanabad Zilla Parishad CEO Anand Rayate said.

  • The deal will give RCom access to spectrum or airwaves in the 850 Mhz band, which can be used for 4G services; post-deal, SSTL will hold about 10% stake in RCom

    Govt slaps USD 380 mn additional penalty on RIL

    New Delhi: Government has slapped an additional penalty of USD 380 million (around Rs 2,500 crore) on Reliance Industries and its partners for producing less than targeted natural gas from eastern offshore KG-D6 fields. With this, the total penalty, which is in form of disallowing recovery of cost incurred, for missing the target in five fiscal years beginning April 1, 2010, now stands at a cumulative USD 2.76 billion.

  • Starving Venezuelans slaughter horse for meat

    Caracas: The crippled Venezuelean economy forced a group of starving people to break into a zoo and slaughter a horse for its meat in capital Caracas.

  • Dangers of Pokemon Go similar to texting: study

    Houston: The danger involved in playing the location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go is similar to the hazards of texting, a new study has warned.

  • Teacher allegedly beaten to death in Kashmir

    Srinagar: A 30-year-old teacher has been allegedly beaten to death by security forces after a night raid on a Kashmir village, residents said Thursday.

  • Indian Railways to give Rs 60 lakh to Sakshi Malik

    New Delhi: India’s first medallist at the ongoing Rio Olympics, wrestler Sakshi Malik will be rewarded with a cash award of Rs 60 lakh by her employers Indian Railways for her bronze winning feat in women’s 58kg freestyle category.

  • Digvijay corners PDP, says chanting slogans not ‘anti-national’

    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Dubbing the registration of sedition case against Amnesty International in Bengaluru over anti-India slogans being raised at an event as ‘unnecessary’, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh today wondered as to why no case has been registered against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders who have been raising slogans of ‘azadi’.

  • Riteish Deshmukh in the song Bappa from ‘Banjo’

    With the colourful and musical Banjo all set to release next month, Riteish Deshmukh‘s forthcoming release will also have a special song dedicated to the occasion of Ganesh Chathurthi. Here’s the first look of the said track titled ‘Bappa’.

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    Sporting fraternity hails Sakshi on her historic feat

    New Delhi: The country’s sporting fraternity, led by iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, today hailed female wrestler Sakshi Malik for clinching a historic bronze to end India’s frustrating wait for a medal in the Rio Olympic Games.