Free Press Journal
  • Kuwait parrot reveals to woman hubby’s affair with housemaid

    Dubai : A man in Kuwait almost ended up going to jail after the family parrot accidentally exposed his alleged affair with the housemaid as it mimicked flirtatious exchange of words between them in front of his wife, reports PTI.

  • Pakistan should act against militants on home soil: US

    Washington: Nudging Pakistan to take action against terror safe havens, the US has said Pakistan can contribute to regional stability by acting against militants on its soil who attack its neighbours.

  • BS Yeddyurappa

    Yeddy, three family members acquitted in mining scam case

    Bengaluru: In a major relief for B S Yeddyurappa, a special CBI court on Wednesday acquitted the former Karnataka Chief Minister, his two sons, son-in-law and nine others in a corruption case, giving a boost to the political fortunes of the BJP leader ahead of 2018 assembly polls.

  • Sebi delves into Tata-Mistry saga

    New Delhi : Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)  is looking into the high profile Tata-Mistry case for any possible breach of corporate governance norms and listing regulations at various listed companies of the over USD 100 billion conglomerate. Besides, stock exchanges, late this evening, sought clarification from many of the group’s listed companies on the purported disclosure by ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry for Rs 1.18 lakh crore possible write

  • Low rank in WB’s Doing Biz report makes India sulk

    New Delhi : Reacting to India’s rank remaining unchanged in the latest World Bank Doing Business report, the Indian government said on Wednesday that reforms undertaken by it and the states have not been adequately captured in the rankings released, reports IANS.

  • FM favours cess over additional tax for compensating states

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today favoured levy of cess on tobacco and luxury products to compensate states for loss of revenue on GST saying the cost of funding that through an additional tax would be “exorbitantly high and almost unbearable”, reports PTI.

  • ED moves special court to declare Mallya ‘absconder’

    Mumbai : In a bid to nail down former liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday moved an application before a special court, requesting it to declare him an ‘absconder’. It may be recalled that a special court designated to hear cases under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) had in June declared Mallya as a ‘proclaimed offender’. According to Section 82 of the CrPC, a proclaimed offender can

  • Over 76 lakh new tax assessees added between AY12-13, AY14-15

    New Delhi : Over 76 lakh new assessees have started filing income tax returns between assessment years 2012-13 and 2014-15, pushing up the total number of individual return filers to over 3.65 crore, reports PTI.

  • Government plans to scrap ‘wireless operating licence’

    New Delhi : In a bid to facilitate ease of doing business, government is considering doing away with the ‘wireless operating licence’ for access service providers, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday, reports PTI.

  • Internet shutdowns hammer India’s global growth

    Internet shutdowns cost India $968 million (Rs 6,485 crore) in 2015-16, the largest loss among 19 countries surveyed and the result of 22 shutdowns, the same as war-torn Iraq, according to a report by Brookings Institution indicating the negative effect of these shutdowns on the economy, reports IANS.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    Enjoy Little Things in Life

    All of us get up in the morning after a good night’s sleep, but only few of us can open our eyes and look out at the beautiful sunrise. Some can hear the birds sweetly singing, some of us can say good morning to the world with a cheerful voice and some can get out of the bed healthy and strong. There are also many for whom mornings are too hectic, because the children

  • No magic from local lad

    MS Dhoni fails in Ranchi, Batsmen falter as Kiwis win

  • Youngsters Can’t Be Told To Curb Big Shots: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Ranchi : Poor shot selection contributed to India losing the fourth cricket ODI against New Zealand here on Wednesday, but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today sought to downplay it, saying that the youngsters in the team should not be deterred from going for big hits.

  • India, Ravichandran Ashwin retain top spot

    Dubai : India retained its numero uno spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings while premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also continued to top the bowlers’ list.

  • James Anderson to miss start of tour

    London : England have announced a 16-member unchanged squad for the five-Test series against India with fast bowler James Anderson set to miss the start of the team’s tour after failing to recover from a shoulder injury.

  • Fancy a dip?

    Pool planned for Gabba Test

  • Saeed Ajmal to be considered if he performs well: Inzamam-ul-Haq

    Karachi : Pakistan’s chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has offered a lifeline to off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, insisting that the national selectors had not discarded him from future plans. Ajmal has called on the national selectors to reward him for his good performances in domestic cricket by giving him a chance to play for the country again.


    Rupinder Pal flicks down Malaysia 2-1