Free Press Journal
  • French Open: Bopanna in third round, Paes crashes out

    Paris: Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas survived a tough three-set battle to enter the third round of the men’s doubles competition at the French Open tennis tournament here on Friday. The ninth seeds were made to sweat by the unseeded duo of Dennis Istomin of Uzbekistan and Treat Huey of the Philippines before notching up a 5-7, 7-6, 6-4 victory following a gruelling encounter that stretched over

  • Madras High Court declines to suspend screening of ‘Baywatch’

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today declined to suspend the screening of Priyanka Chopra-starrer “Baywatch”  as sought in a PIL which contended that the producers did not disclose that it was granted “A” certificate by the censor board.

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    Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

    Jammu, In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan today resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian troops to retaliate.

  • BJP used Netaji as a political tool: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday backed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s ire against the Centre for donning a casual approach in handling the response to an RTI query relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of using the issue of freedom fighter’s death as a tool during assembly elections and said that the saffron party forgot about the brave heart post state polls.

  • Legendary guitarist Aamir Zaki passes away at 49

    Karachi: Renowned guitarist Aamir Zaki took his last breath, on Friday, after suffering from a cardiac arrest. He was 49. According to Daily Pakistan, reportedly, he was battling long with health issues.

  • PM Modi arrives in France

    Paris: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Paris on Saturday for the final leg of his six-day, four-nation tour of Europe.

  • Lt Col, middleman arrested in Army transfer racket

    New Delhi: The Central Buerau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Lt Colonel and a middleman in connection with an alleged transfer racket at the Army headquarter here in which lakhs of rupees were paid by army officers to manipulate their postings. The CBI, which registered the case on the basis of intelligence gathered by it, arrested Lt Col Ranganathan Suvramani Moni and Gaurav Kohli while an alleged bribe of Rs two lakh was

  • UN votes to add 15 North Koreans, 4 entities to UN blacklist

    United Nations, The UN Security Council voted unanimously to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs to a UN sanctions blacklist, but Chinese opposition blocked tougher new sanctions that the United States was pushing.

  • Maharashtra farmers withdraw strike after meeting Chief Minister Fadnavis

    Mumbai: The farmers from Maharashtra have withdrawn their strike today after holding a meeting with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who promised to take a series of measures to meet their demands. A delegation of farmers from Puntambe village had come to Mumbai to meet Fadnavis last night after he invited them for discussion.

  • As Leo Varadkar set to become Ireland PM, kin celebrate in Mumbai

    Mumbai, As the Indian origin Leo Varadkar today won the leadership race of his party for Ireland’s Prime Ministership, there was late night celebration in the family thousands of miles away in suburban Borivali here.

  • Indore: Think beyond regular courses, opt for BVoc

    Indore: If you are not willing to take admission in regular degree courses, you can opt for bachelor degree courses in vocational education (BVoc) offered by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya.

  • Indore: Common man in distress, middleman reaps benefit

    Indore: The scarcity of essential commodities is being milked by middle-men to fill their coffers. It was alleged that a few Sanchi Milk Parlour owners were selling milk in black market.  A few milk and dairy shops functioning on Friday too charged higher rates from customers. It was claimed that the milk was sold at Rs 80 per litre at few places against standard rate of Rs 44 in city.

  • Indore: From student to champion A journey of commitment and love

    Indore: Twenty-one-year-old engineering student Himanshu Pipariya has put Indore on international sports map by bagging gold in under 64kg category in Third International Taekwondo Championship and Second International Poomsae Championship at Thimpu in Bhutan.