Free Press Journal
  • Salman Khan sings for a Marathi film

    While we have heard the actor crooning to ‘Hangover’and ‘Hero’ recently, Salman Khan is all set to turn singer for yet another film. But this time it is not for Bollywood. The superstar is all set to lend his voice for a Marathi film and that too for his friend Mahesh Manjrekar’s film.

  • Imphal: Congress spreading lies about Naga Accord, says PM Modi

    Imphal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday alleged that the Congress party is dividing people by spreading lies about the Centre compromising the territorial integrity of Manipur by signing an accord with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland — Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) insurgent group.

  • Suicide attacks on bases in Syria’s Homs kill 42

    Beirut: Suicide attacks on two security service bases in the heart of Syria’s government-held third city of Homs killed 42 people on Saturday, overshadowing peace talks in Geneva, state television and a monitor said.

  • JD(U) defends Farooq Abdullah, says can’t doubt his ‘nationalism’

    New Delhi: The JD (U) on Saturday defended Farooq Abdullah’s controversial remark that the youth joining militant ranks are ‘sacrificing their lives for freedom of the valley’, saying that the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir knew the happenings of the state much better than anyone else and there was no reason to doubt his nationalism.

  • Collision averted between 2 planes at Ahmedabad airport

    Ahmedabad: A Delhi-bound plane of SpiceJet had to abort take-off at the last minute as an IndiGo flight could not clear the runway due to the presence of rabbits on the strip, averting a major mishap.

  • Wife of Indian techie who shot dead by American asks ‘do we belong here?’

    Houston: The wife of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime by a Navy veteran at a bar in Olathe city, has said that she had her doubts about staying in the US but was assured by her husband that “good things happen in America”.

  • White House blocks news organisations from press briefing

    Washington: Several news outlets were blocked from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, resulting in outrage among media organisations.

  • Wind tariff falls to all-time low at 3.46 per unit

    New Delhi: Wind power tariff dropped to a record low of Rs 3.46 per unit on Friday in an auction of 1,000 MW capacity conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). This is another major development for clean energy after solar power touched all-time low of Rs 2.97 per unit earlier this month for Reva solar Park.

  • Hyundai

    8 new Hyundai products by 2020 for India: CEO

    Chennai: Leading automaker Hyundai Motor has planned to expand its product line up in domestic market with the launch of eight new products by 2020, a top official said.

  • India-ADB inks pact worth USD 375 mn

    New Delhi: India and ADB have signed USD 375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800-km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor, which is the first phase of a planned 2,500-km East Coast Economic Corridor. ADB had last September approved USD 631 million in loans and grants for the industrial corridor.

  • PFRDA hires IL&FS SDC to train more than 64k people

    New Delhi: Pension regulator PFRDA has appointed IL&FS Skill Development Corporation to train 64,500 government employees and other stakeholders on various aspects of flagship schemes NPS and APY.