Free Press Journal
  • Naqvi offers ‘chadar’ at Ajmer shrine on behalf of PM Modi

    Ajmer : Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday offered the ceremonial ‘chadar’ at Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti’s shrine in Ajmer on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • F-16 jet production in India will be exclusive: Lockheed

    Washington : The plan to set up an F-16 jet production unit in India will be an “exclusive” proposition that will help the country in achieving its operational needs as well as the ‘Make in India’ initiative, according to American aerospace and defence major Lockheed Martin.

  • Junaid lynching: SC seeks Centre’s reply on CBI probe

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre’s response on a plea seeking a CBI probe into the Ballabhgarh mob lynching case in which 17-year-old Junaid Khan was stabbed to death on a train in June last year.

  • SC to hear RCom’s plea against ban on asset sale

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea by Reliance Communications (RCom) against the Bombay High Court order restraining the company and its subsidiaries from selling assets.

  • Lin Dan stunned by Shi for title

    Birmingham : Chinese star Lin Dan was denied a seventh All-England Open title as his young compatriot Shi Yuqi clinched a shock victory in Sunday’s final.

  • Su Che Polo champs

    Mumbai : Su Che Polo defeated Bake House Cafe by a close 6-5 margin in the final round league match and to emerge champions in the The Gwalior Cup (8 goal) Tournament, organized by the Amateur Riders’ Club (ARC) as part of the 71st Annual Horse Show & Polo Tournaments – 2018, and played the ARC polo grounds, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai.

  • Priyanks’s hidden hand in Congress plenary

    New Delhi : Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (46) remained in the background even while playing her hidden hand in promoting “brand Rahul” in the just concluded two-day AICC plenary session here on Sunday, with meticulous planning of every aspect, including the stage left empty with just a podium for the speaker instead of seating all senior party leaders alike in the past and in all political party meetings.

  • Lenders eye buyers for Kingfisher House

    Mumbai : In a move to recover dues from defunct Kingfisher Airlines’ promoter Vijay Mallya, State Bank of India (SBI) and other lenders have sought fresh bids for the sale of Kingfisher House, the Mumbai corporate office of the airline, IDBI Bank said in a notice on its website.

  • Knights drub Sonics to enter final 

    Mumbai : Triumph Knights Mumbai North East stormed into the final of the inaugural T20 Mumbai League by whipping Sobo Super Sonics by 40 runs in Qualifier 1 on Monday.

  • Pakistan woman admits meeting Shami, denies monetary deal

    New Delhi : The controversy surrounding Mohammad Shami today took another turn as Pakistani woman Alishba admitted meeting him in Dubai but refuted any monetary dealings with the India pacer as claimed by his wife.

  • Diya Chitale adjudged Mumbai’s best paddler of season

    Mumbai : Mumbai’s Diya Chitale hogged the limelight at the National Sports Club of India, winning the Best Table Tennis Player of the 2017-18 season Award at the Mumbai City and Mumbai Suburban District Table Tennis Associations’ (MCDTTA and MSDTTA) annual felicitation function late on Sunday.

  • China unveils brand new cabinet to run revamped govt under Xi

    Beijing : China on Monday appointed a whole new set of top officials, including a defence minister, to head a revamped government, days after President Xi Jinping began his second five-year tenure following the removal of the two-term limit.

  • NCLT tells lenders to consider Bhushan staff objections

    New Delhi : The Committee of Creditors (CoC) of debt-ridden Bhushan Steel has been directed by the National Company Law Tribunal to consider objections raised by company employees over the bid submitted by Tata Steel in its meeting tomorr.

  • Bhandari, Sanchis score narrow wins

    Mumbai : Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana cueist Dhairya Bhandari staged a gallant fight back as he rallied from the brink to scrape past Matunga Gymkhana’s Dhaval Kenia 4-3 in a best-of-7 frame third round match of the Matunga Gymkhana 6-Red Open Snooker Tournament, sponsored and hosted by Matunga Gymkhana, under the auspices of BSAM and played at the gymkhana’s billiards hall.

  • British woman fighting against ISIS killed in Syria

     London : A British woman who had joined a Kurdish militia to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group has been killed in war-torn Syria, according to her father.

  • Bhel’s first unit of Kishanganga HEP in J&K goes on stream

    Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) has successfully commissioned the first 110 MW generating unit of the 330 MW Kishanganga Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), which was developed by NHPC.

  • Advani makes winning start at Asian Billiards

    Yangon : Multiple-time world champion Pankaj Advani made a rampaging start to his title defence at the 17th Asian Billiards Championship, outclassing Singapore’s Yeo Teck Shin 4-0 in the opening match of the men’s event, here today.

  • Sony India appoints Sunil Nayyar as MD

    New Delhi : Sony India on Monday appointed Sunil Nayyar as its Managing Director (MD) in place of Kenichiro Hibi, who will move to head the Japanese consumer electronics giant’s operations in Brazil, from April 1.

  • MG Motor India to invest Rs 5,000 cr over 6 years

    New Delhi : MG Motor India, a wholly-owned arm of China’s SAIC Motor Corp, on Monday said it will increase investment to over Rs 5,000 core in the next five to six years as it gears up to launch one new product each year in India from 2019.