Free Press Journal
  • Delhi Government invokes ESMA against striking nurses

    New Delhi, Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the striking nurses of government hospitals in the city, tagging the agitation as completely illegal.

  • No mega block on Harbour line this Sunday

    Mumbai, In a bid to minimise the inconvenience caused to lakhs of suburban passengers during mega block, the Central Railway has decided to spare the Harbour Line on September 4 from the weekend routine and would instead operate it only on the Main line here. Also, in view of increasing train-related mishaps due to overcrowding, it has appealed passengers to avoid risking their lives while travelling during Sunday mega blocks.

  • Sidhu to float new political outfit, AAP taken aback

    Chandigarh, Former BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who quit his Rajya Sabha seat recently, is all set to float his own political outfit ‘Awaaz-e-Punjab’ along with some ousted Akali leaders, notwithstanding AAP’s overtures to bring him in its fold ahead of Assembly polls.

  • Reliance-Jio-4G

    Reliance Jio: All you need to know

    September 1, turned out to be a memorable day in the telecom industry with Reliance Industries’ Chief Mukesh Ambani announcing the details of ‘Reliance Jio’ venture. Ambani claimed it to be the largest network in the world. However, if you are still thinking what exactly ‘Reliance Jio’ is, then here’s a pocket guide for you.

  • Modi highlights terrorism, signs maritime pact with Egypt

    New Delhi: Following bilateral talks with visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi here on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India and Egypt would cooperate in the fight against terrorism through greater information and operational exchanges.

  • Bharat Bandh: Mumbai transport unaffected, rural Maha partially hit

    Mumbai, It was business as usual for public transport in Mumbai despite one-day nationwide strike call given by central trade unions, while it evoked a mixed response in rural Maharashtra. The suburban trains, autorickshaws, taxis and city buses continued to operate normally, without affecting the daily schedule of lakhs of commuters in Mumbai and suburbs.

  • India-bound: Honda Preparing To Unveil Mini-SUV

    Honda has been a popular name when it comes to economy cars globally but the Japanese carmaker’s stock has been dwindling over the past few financial quarters. The manufacturer is thus planning to unveil a new seven-seater SUV (reportedly based on the HR-V) at the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) later this month in a bid to revive its fortunes.

  • Telecom stocks extend losses on Reliance Jio fears

    New Delhi: Telecom stocks extended losses for the second straight session today, falling up to 3.5 per cent, after Mukesh Ambani yesterday announced the launch of much-talked about Jio 4G service, offering free voice calls and national roaming.

  • Salman Khan seeks bank details of Rio athletes to send prize money

    Almost a month ago we had reported that Salman Khan wants to give away Rs.1,01,000 as cash prize to all the Olympic participants. Now keeping up his promise, the superstar has approached the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the details of the contestants and hence has written a letter to them for the same.

  • Not just military, Pakistani leaders too ‘embracing’ extremists: British journalist

    Islamabad, The Pakistani military has not been alone in indulging the men of violence, civilian leaders too have cut deals with jihadis who, if circumstances permitted, would like to see those politicians not only out of power but dead and buried too; and, this is not a point that favours one party over the others, but all the mainstream parties have made compromises with the extremists — writes British journalist and author

  • Alia Bhatt, Shabana Azmi to star in film on Kashmiri girls band

    From dealing with heinous crimes to political assassinations, several Bollywood films have made a bold move of portraying some controversial stories on the big screen. Now, taking it further is director Rajashree Ojha who plans to make a film on Kashmiri band Pragaash.

  • Hotel industry in strife-torn Kashmir takes a hit

    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Hotel industry in Jammu and Kashmir has taken a huge hit because of the ongoing curfew and shutdown after the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8, bringing economy to its knees.

  • Williams a strong favourite, Halep happy to be through

    New York, Even if it does flare up, Williams has to be considered a strong favorite against her 87th-ranked compatriot King, a wild card she trounced 6-1 6-0 in their only prior meeting, in the second round of the 2014 US Open.

  • Murray muscles through to US Open third round

    New York, World number two Andy Murray made himself heard at the US Open, downing tenacious Spaniard
    Marcel Granollers in straight sets to reach the third round. With pounding rain creating a din under the new USD 150 million roof of the Arthur Ashe stadium, Murray battled through a tense first set to triumph 6-4 6-1 6-4 here

  • Krystle D'Souza

    “Ekta ma’am, is the mastermind of television”, says Krystle D’Souza

    Her wondrous performance is the real reason behind the burgeoning TRPs of Zee TV’s popular Brahmarakshas. No words are enough to extol her prowess as an actor. Krystle D’Souza talks to Dhrithi Sudhakar Gulvadi about Brahmarakshas, her varied opinion about supernatural shows and more…