Free Press Journal
  • Only 5% Army veterans facing problems over OROP: Manohar Parrikar

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said 95 per cent of retired defence personnel have benefited from the implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme and problems being faced by the remaining 5 per per cent will be resolved in the next two months.

  • Have no interest in watching ‘Ae Dil…’: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra chose to avoid a question about a remark on late singer Mohammed Rafi in Karan Johar’s “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, saying he has not watched the film and does not have any plans to see it.

  • Chidambaram hits out at Centre on OROP implementation

    Chennai: Asserting that it was the UPA regime which had announced the OROP scheme, former Union Minister P Chidambaram today said problems would crop up during implementation if it is done contrary to what was announced for the retired army personnel.

  • I’m proud of my beautiful daughter: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is proud of her daughter Shweta Nanda, who walked the ramp, here last night for noted designer duo Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla’s label “Jani Khosla”.

  • McGrath was hardest player for me to captain: Ricky Ponting

    Melbourne: Taking a cheeky dig at Glenn McGrath, former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting has revealed that the pace legend was the most difficult player to handle during his tenure as captain.

  • Ready for any test, sure SP will return to power: Akhilesh Yadav

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday tried to crease over the differences in the ruling Samajwadi Party, saying there was no infighting and that they would “unitedly” fight the 2017 assembly elections on the SP symbol.

  • Hafiz Saeed slams Pak govt for ‘cool’ response over Kashmir issue

    Lahore: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has criticised the Nawaz Sharif government for giving a “cool” response to India over alleged atrocities in Kashmir, saying people in the Valley need Pakistan’s “full practical support”.

  • Never aspired to become UP CM, says Shivpal Yadav

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party tried to put up a united face at its silver jubilee gala here on Saturday, but the peace seemed fragile as state party chief Shivpal Singh Yadav took several pot shots at his nephew and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

  • India, China discuss terror, but no word on Masood Azhar ban

    New Delhi: India and China agreed to continue “the pace of high level exchanges” on subjects of mutual interest and concern, including counter-terrorism, during a meeting between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi, an official statement said on Saturday.

  • 6 members of family on pilgrimage killed in Mumbai accident

    Mumbai: Six persons of a single family were killed and three others injured when a taxi they were travelling in turned turtle on the Eastern Freeway towards south Mumbai here on Saturday morning, officials said.

  • Woods are lovely, dark & deep at Kanad-Kalakut

    Indore: Set at a distance of 105 kilometres from Free Press office, Kanad-Kalakut is a scenic getaway in the woods, where one can explore nature and themselves in the meditative ambience. The place speaks volumes about nature’s beautiful glory and people around share some fun stories.

  • Government to fix fee of private colleges in Indore

    Indore: In a major relief to students, state government has decided to regulate fees charged by private colleges offering traditional and professional courses. A decision to this effect was taken by a standing committee of vice-chancellors of the state university on Friday.

  • SIMI Encounter: CID asks public to give pix, videos

    BHOPAL: The CID SIT has sought information in form of photo and video from the people related to the death of eight SIMI activists in an encounter on Monday. The police have asked that if any one is having the photographs, video and audio during the action and after the encounter they can submit it in the CID office between 10 am to 5.30 am.