Free Press Journal
  • Working on ways to reduce online transaction cost: RBI tells PAC

    New Delhi: RBI today informed a parliamentary panel that it is working on a mechanism to bring down transaction cost on online payments post demonetisation even as cash flow position in urban as well as rural areas have improved significantly.

  • Not easy to juggle IOC work with career, says Saina Nehwal

    New Delhi: Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal says it’s not easy juggling between her active career at the highest level and playing her part as member of IOC’s Athletes’ Commission, as she wants to give 100 per cent to

  • SC to name BCCI admins on 24 Jan, modifies earlier order

    New Delhi: The Supreme court today decided to announce the names of administrators for the cash-rich BCCI on January 24, even as it modified its earlier order by which a person having a cumulative tenure of nine years in any state association and BCCI would stand disqualified from holding any position in the apex cricket body.

  • Romantic track ‘Saware’ by Anupama Raag and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is out

    Mumbai: Times Music has released a romantic song of the season ‘Saware’ graced by the soulful voices of Anupama Raag and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. The music video starring  Bollywood actor Kunal Khemu and Miss India Grand international 2015 Vartika Singh was shot amidst the imperial grandeur of Old Lucknow and depicts the tender love story of a small town couple The profound lyrics and composition by Anupama Raag breathe life into the

  • Flashback: Parveen Babi from 1949 to 2005

    Today, we are remembering in icon that bought in glitz and glamour to the Indian Film Industry actress Parveen Babi, on her 12 death anniversary.

  • Australian Open: Mirza advances, Bopanna bows out

    Melbourne: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her partner Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic sailed into the third round of the season-opening Australian Open after registering straight-sets victory in their women’s doubles event here at the Melbourne Park on Friday.

  • Nothing should be named after politicians Rishi Kapoor

    Jaipur: Actor Rishi Kapoor once again questioned the practice of naming public properties after politicians, saying there are other personalities whose contribution to the country is bigger and better.

  • Mumbai: Post protest, SNDT Vice chancellor goes back on her statement

    Mumbai: The Vidyarthi Bharti Sangathan today protested outside the SNDT women’s college in Mumbai, after the University issued a strict notice to students to cover up their body with full clothes. The circular was issued by SNDT university administration on the Churchgate campus to maintain a dress code for the students. But VC Dr. Shashikala Wanjari get back about her statement today.

  • Supreme Court refuses to interfere in CBI chief’s appointment

    New Delhi: Supreme Court today refused to direct the Centre to place before it the minutes of the meeting of a high-powered committee, comprising the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of Opposition, which has selected Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma as the new CBI Director.

  • Hizbul Mujahideen warns people against participating in Republic Day

    Srinagar: Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has warned people against participating in the official functions on Republic Day and challenged Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other politicians to “stay without security” for 15 minutes at their homes or native places.