Free Press Journal
  • Lack of policy not to hinder auto companies’ EV ride

    New Delhi : Automobile majors Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra Electric and Mercedes-Benz have said that the absence of an electric vehicle (EV) policy will not come in the way of their developing the eco-friendly vehicles. NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant had said that there was no need for a policy for EVs as an action plan has been prepared and technology should not be trapped by rules and regulations.

  • SC asks Rajini wife’s company to pay back loan

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked a company, one of whose directors is Latha Rajinikanth – wife of Tamil superstar-turned politician Rajinikanth and one of the firm’s directors, to repay the outstanding loan within three months, otherwise she will liable for the amount.

  • Bengaluru pub brawl: Haris confesses assault

    Bengaluru : The Bengaluru Police on Tuesday said that Congress MLA NA Haris’s son Mohammed Haris Nalapad, who was booked for allegedly thrashing and threatening a man in a pub, has confessed to the crime. The police further added that the fiasco started between Mohammed Haris Nalapad and the victim, Vidwat with a verbal spat.

  • Kidambi Srikanth wants 21-point format to stay

    Mumbai : Top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth would not prefer any drastic changes in the scoring system, being contemplated by the World body, and reckons that he can grab the top rank in the 2018 season.

  • FM CANNOT ESCAPE RESPONSIBILITY

    The Nirav Modi scam has not only exposed the frailties of the banking system in the country but also sullied the sparkling image of the Modi government. It was but natural for a political slugfest to break out as a result of this scam, but in the confusion created by the allegations and counter allegations, truth has become a casualty.The ruling party says that the scam began in 2011 and it has

  • Sardar Singh gets a lifeline, named captain for Azlan Shah Cup hockey

    New Delhi : Veteran Sardar Singh has got one more chance to prolong his international career after he was on Tuesday named captain of the Indian men’s hockey team for the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, a tournament where three players will make their debut for the country.

  • BILLS TO CHECK SAVING FRAUD IN THE OFFING

    New Delhi : In a major policy initiative to protect the people’s savings from fraudsters, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared two Bills to be introduced in the coming Parliament session to regulate chit funds and ban all unregulated private deposit schemes.

  • Senior nat volleyball from Feb 21

    Kozhikode : The eight day 66th senior national volleyball championship for men and women, organised by the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI), was inaugurated here by the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan through video conferencing.

  • Constantine accepts contract extension 

    New Delhi : Englishman Stephen Constantine today said he has accepted the contract extension offered to him by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), which will make him the longest serving national coach in the history of the sport here.

  • 6 lakh babies in India die within month

    New Delhi : A quarter of global neonatal deaths happen in India where nearly 600,000 new born die within 28 days of their birth every year, according to a new UNICEF study. The study says the causes of such deaths are preventable and treatable as 80 per cent of these fatalities happen for no serious reason.

  • State cannot rely only on biometric identity

    New Delhi : The State cannot sit in judgement and rely only on biometric details to establish the identity of its citizens, a former High Court Judge, who has challenged the Aadhaar scheme, told the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

  • Federer starts fourth stint as World No.1

    London : Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has returned to the top of the ATP Rankings for his fourth stint at the pinnacle of men’s professional tennis, more than 14 years after he first became No.1.

  • How telecom has become driver of economic change in India 

    For most part of human history, change was glacial in pace. It was quite safe to assume that the world at the time of your death would look pretty much similar to the one at the time of your birth. That is no longer the case, and the pace of change seems to be growing exponentially. Futurist Ray Kurzweil put it succinctly when he wrote in 2001: “We wont experience 100 years