Free Press Journal
  • Court defers 2G spectrum case for August 25

    New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday adjourned the 2G spectrum allocation case for August 25. Former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi are being tried in the case.  CBI Special Judge O.P. Saini said that on account of voluminous and technical record of the case, files were still under perusal and it might take substantial time.

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    Japan develops bullet train with 360 kph speed

    Tokyo: Japanese railway company JR East will start testing a new model of the Shinkansen bullet train capable of reaching speeds up to 360 km/hour by 2019.

  • International Bikini Day: Top 10 bikini destinations around the globe!

    July 5 is International Bikini Day, a day that marks the anniversary of the invention of two-piece bathing suit by a Parisian Fashion Designer, Louis Reard in 1946. Since then, women have been hitting the beaches and pool sides in the bathing suit. Bikini is named after Bikini Atoll, a place where United States conducted atomic tests. The aim of the day is to get to the nearest beach and spend the

  • I back myself to finish games for India, says Hardik Pandya

    Kingston: Promising “fearless” cricket in the series-deciding fifth ODI against the West Indies tomorrow, Hardik Pandya says he backs himself to be a finisher for India after failing to do the job in the previous game.

  • Jagga Jasoos Phir Wahi song: Ranbir Kapoor relives old memories with father

    The makers of Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Jagga Jasoos’ have released the fourth song of the movie, ‘Phir Wahi’. ‘Jagga Jasoos’ till now was a tale of two people in search of something that puts them in trouble. But this new song reveals a new side to Jagga aka Ranbir’s character. The song, sung by Arijit Singh, and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya has a soul to it which gets you into a

  • Chabad House in Mumbai remembers slain Rabbi as Modi to meet Baby Moshe in Israel

    Mumbai: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to meet Baby Moshe, the little boy who was orphaned in the 26/11 terror attack on the Chabad House here, the current Rabbi hopes the Prime Minister’s historic visit to Israel will help create awareness of the slain Rabbi’s vision for a better and peaceful world.

  • Mumbai: Final degree college admission list out, left-out students pray for a miracle

    Mumbai: After the third merit list for the degree college admissions was released, students whose names have not appeared in all three lists rushed to colleges with a hope of securing admissions. Colleges though focusing on merit have acknowledged the dilemma of these students but are helpless. However, they promised to come out with a new wait list if possible.

  • I always wanted to become an actor, says Aniruddh Dave

    Actor Aniruddh Dave has been part of the television since many years now. The actor says he always felt he had a flair for the craft from a young age. “There are some actors who are trained and then there are some who explore the craft on their own. I was outstanding in cultural activities since I was four and knew that one day I will become an actor,” he

  • Indus OS, YES Bank to launch OS-integrated UPI payment platform

    Mumbai: Domestic android-based mobile operating system Indus OS on Wednesday announced a partnership with YES Bank to launch an OS-integrated UPI payment platform. Indian consumers will be able to use this platform through SMS, dialler interface and third party apps.

  • Laptop ban on flights to US lifted at Istanbul airport

    Ankara: Turkish media reports say a ban on carrying electronic devices on flights from Istanbul to the United States has been lifted. The state-run Anadolu Agency reported today that passengers were allowed on board a New York-bound Turkish Airlines flight carrying their laptops and other devices. Turkish officials had said yesterday that the ban would be lifted after a delegation of US security officials carried out inspections.

  • Cash-strapped couple enter wedlock before Ambedkar statue

    Sehore: A cash-strapped Dalit couple here has entered into wedlock before the statue of Babasaheb Ambedkar after failing to get aid under the government scheme for marriages of girls from poor families. The couple, Kallu Jatav and Vijayanti Rajoria, took the ‘saat phere’– seven rounds around the statue of the Dalit icon at a park in the town to solemnise their marriage on July 3.

  • Siddharth Kapur concerned over double taxation

    Mumbai: Well-known producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, as the president of The Film and Television Producers Guild of India, feels double taxation will make the Tamil film industry commercially unviable.

  • TMC backing the goons brewing unrest in West Bengal, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday tore into the Trinamool Congress over the law and order situation in the state, accusing the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led government of supporting the anti-social elements which are brewing unrest in the state.

  • PM Modi gifts two sets of relics from Kerala to Israel PM Netanyahu

    Jerusalem: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu replicas of two sets of relics from Kerala, regarded as key artifacts of the long Jewish history in India. Modi, who arrived in Tel Aviv yesterday for a three-day visit, presented the relics to Netanyahu at his home here. They comprise two different sets of copper plates that are believed to have been inscribed in 9-10th Century, the
    Prime Minister’s Office said.

  • Kerala: Domestic help raped, impregnated by businessman

    Trivandrum: A Kerala business man, Pillai, 53, was arrested for allegedly raping an Odisha lady, who was his domestic help. The 23-year-old house maid approached a private hospital in Trivandrum for abortion on Saturday.