Free Press Journal
  • New defence procurement policy in offing: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government would soon roll out new strategic partnership policy and rope in private players to jointly manufacture defence equipments under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

  • Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

    Brasilia: Brazil’s president has ordered soldiers to restore order in the country’s capital after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader’s ouster.

  • New Zealand bowler Adam Milne to join Kent after Champions Trophy

    New Delhi: New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne has signed for Kent and will join their squad after representing his national side at the Champions Trophy in England and Wales, scheduled for June 1-18.

  • French police arrest two women on links with terrorism

    Paris: French anti-terrorism units arrested two women in northern France on alledged suspicions of planning terrorist plot, local media reported. The two women in their 20s, who were “ready to take action”, were arrested earlier on Wednesday in northern cities of Lille and Haubourdin, state-run France 3 Hauts-de-France television reported. The two suspects have been on police radar a week ago after they used social media to have frequent contacts with Syria,

  • Uncertainty over class XII results, CBSE likely to challenge high court order on moderation policy

    New Delhi: Uncertainty prevails over the announcement of class XII CBSE results as the board is likely to challenge a Delhi High Court order allowing continuation of its moderation policy on extra marks which was scrapped last month. According to top sources in the government, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will file a special leave petition in the Supreme Court justifying its decision to scrap the moderation policy. At a

  • Karan Johar turns 45, says it’s special to celebrate first birthday with babies

    Bollywood filmaker Karan Johar turns 45 today. A proud single father to his twins Yash and Roohi, Karan told Hindustan Times, “Yes, it’s my first birthday with my babies, though they don’t know that. But they don’t know that they are making the day their papa turns 45 so special.

  • The war is about to begin in first ‘Game of Thrones’ season seven trailer

    New Delhi: ‘Game of Thrones’ fans, Rejoice! The first trailer of Season seven is here and it seems like the ‘great war’ is upon us. The show’s official Twitter handle recently released the trailer of the much awaited season of ‘GOT’ and it shows all the main players getting ready for the final battle.

  • Donald Trump urged not to withdraw from Paris Agreement

    Washington: As many as 36 Democratic Senators have urged US President Donald Trump not to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, arguing that the historic climate change deal for the first time made major emitters like India and China acknowledge that they have a responsibility to curb carbon pollution. “We write to express our strong support for the Paris Climate Agreement, and to urge you to keep the United States
    party to the agreement,” the Democratic Senators

  • In a first, government to hire Deputy RBI Governor through advertisement

    The government ahead of Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor S.S. Mundra’s retirement on July 31, on Wednesday, invited applications for the post. This is for the first time that the government has advertised for the post of Deputy Governor for the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  • BJP urges Mayawati not to ‘add oil in Saharanpur fire’

    New Delhi/Bengaluru: Aiming at revival of peace in the violence-stricken Saharanpur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday urged Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati not to add oil in the prevailing tense situation.

  • Brad Pitt makes a surprise appearance, chats with Shah Rukh Khan on cinema and dance

    Mumbai: Brad Pitt’s surprise trip to India to promote his latest Netflix satire, “War Machine”, was a well-kept secret till the last minute but the Hollywood star was at his charming best as he joined superstar Shah Rukh Khan for an interesting discussion on their careers and the future of cinema.