Free Press Journal
  • Injury fears cloud Rafael Nadal- Roger Federer dream clash at ATP Finals

    London: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer can set up a dream climax to the 2017 season at the ATP World Tour Finals, but organisers are sweating on the Spaniard’s fitness and a new crop are itching to spoil the party. The two all-time greats get star billing in London after each won two Grand Slams and locked down the top two ranking spots as Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray had injury-plagued seasons

  • HPCL corruption case: Special CBI court acquits two

    Mumbai: A special CBI court here has acquitted two persons in a corruption case, citing lack of evidence and the prosecution’s failure to prove the charges. Special judge P S Tarare recently acquitted a former convener of the Oil Sector Officers Association (OSOA), Ashok Singh, and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)executive Shishir Kumar Dubey.

  • Maharashtra, State streamlines norms, sale of flats, maharashtra government, real estate

    Mumbai Real Estate Slump: 3.5 lakh flats unsold in Mumbai metropolitan region, claims report

    Mumbai: The claims of slowdown is the real estate sector in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) cannot be denied any more. This is now supported by figures that suggest that out of total units registered under MahaRERA, about 3, 50,000 units remain unsold. According to the latest report of Cushman & Wakefield and Propstack, about 52 per cent of units remain unsold up until August 31, 2017.

  • ICC does not have power to pursue BCCI: Wasim Akram

    Karachi: Former Pakistan seamer Wasim Akram has reflected that International Cricket Council (ICC) is powerless in front of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), as it cannot foster a deal between the latter and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a bilateral series. “I don’t think ICC has the power to pursue BCCI, but again I have always said people to people contact is necessary. Politics and sport should be separate,”

  • Donald Trump hails India for achieving astounding growth

    Washington DC: United States President Donald Trump has lauded India for achieving astounding growth and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to bring together the country as one.

  • Alibaba’ Singles Day fest fetches $12bn in two hours

    Shanghai: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Saturday announced the sale of about $12 billion worth goods within two hours of launch of its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. “Nearly $11.9 billion worth of total Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) (sales in dollar value of goods sold over a certain period) was generated within the first two hours of the shopping festival,” Alibaba Group Holdings Limited said in a statement here.

  • Income Tax tribunal gives Katrina Kaif a clean chit on Rs. 2.07 cr cash deal

    With the Income Tax recently trying to seize black money from varied professionals, film industry too wasn’t sparred from their raids. Reportedly, Katrina Kaif was dragged into the black money controversy after the department officials came across a laptop of an employee who works in the talent management firm that handles Kaif.

  • In Pics: After Padmavati wrap up, Ranveer Singh enjoys some downtime in Los Angeles

    Ranveer Singh has been keeping quite busy with the filming of Padmavati. The actor wrapped up the film on November 4 after one and half years of work on the film. As the cast is gearing up for the full-fledged promotions, Ranveer Singh is enjoying some downtime before the hectic promotions begin.

  • Trade ministers agree Asia-Pacific trade pact without US

    Danang: Trade ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed today to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world’s largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ policy. Trump pulled his country from the Trans-Pacific partnership (TPP) at the start of the year, dismaying allies and casting into doubt an agreement heralded for tying lowertariffs to strong environmental and labour protections.

  • Box Office: Golmaal Again day 22 in overseas

    It’s time for some Diwali bonanza, now that Golmaal Again released on Friday. The film sees the coming together of Ajay Devgn and Rohit Shetty who have made nine films together already. Golmaal Again marks their tenth film which is a major milestone and is a testimony of how the actor-director ‘jodi’ has been delivering consistently for a decade now.

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    Bhopal gang rape victims to be examined by docs’ panel in future: Minister

    Bhopal: After taking lessons from the GRP gangrape case controversy, Home Minister Bhupendra Singh has said that a panel of doctors will conduct medico-legal examination of the victim instead of a single doctor in future. However, he remained tight-lipped over the recent gangrape controversy.

  • Bhopal: Relief to Salem, HC quashes FIR in double murder case

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday quashed FIR lodged against underworld don Abu Salem in a double murder case on ground that he was to be prosecuted under the extradition decree between India and Portugal.