Free Press Journal
  • Be Determined to Win

    One day I was standing in the waiting room outside the minister’s office. I wanted to see him for some work. I hadn’t taken an appointment. His secretary accosted me and said that the minister was very busy and I could not see him. The secretary was doing his job and I could not argue with him because he was protecting his boss from time-wasters.

  • Mitaali Nag’s reel kids bond with her real son on set

    The upcoming show, Roop-Mard Ka Naya Swaroop that redefines the meaning of an ‘ideal man’ attempts to resonate a new thought from ‘Beti Ko Beta Banao’ to ‘Beta Ko Bete Jaise Banao’ with the journey of an eight-year-old boy, Roop (Afaan Khan). Mitali Nag who plays Kamla (Roop’s mother) in the show delivered a baby boy, Rudranssh, few months back. But that hasn’t stopped the actress from keeping her professional commitments and

  • Nadal, Sharapova survive

    Serena Williams makes winning return; Shapovalov shines on debut at Roland Garros.

  • No political party wants simultaneous elections

    The Law Commission had sought views of parties and public on the legal and constitutional changes that ought to be made to facilitate the elections together to put an end to one or another election disrupting administrative and development works. But no political party has come forward with suggestions or comments on its document.

  • RCom offers to pay Ericsson Rs 500 cr to settle dispute

    New Delhi : Reliance Communications (RCom) on Tuesday offered an upfront payment of Rs 500 crore to its operational creditor Ericsson, which has got an insolvency order against the Anil Ambani group firm.

  • Toss to stay in Tests, ICC sets tough rules for ball tampering

    Mumbai : Toss will remain the fundamental starting point of a Test match as the Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday decided against abolishing the spin of coin in the game’s traditional format.

  • SLOW RISE OF DISSENT IN BJP AHEAD OF POLLS

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party is plagued by the voice of dissent rising in the party ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, though not against Prime Minister Modi but against the chief ministers.

  • US imposes 25% new tariffs on $50-bn China tech goods

    Washington : The US will impose a hefty 25 per cent tariff on the $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing “industrially significant” technology, the White House said on Tuesday, days after the two sides reached an agreement and vowed not to launch a trade war against each other.

  • Amit Shah kicks off BJP’s massive mass contact drive

    New Delhi : Launching his party’s “contact for support” drive, BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday met former Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag and former Lok Sabha secretary-general Subhash Kashyap, and announced that 50 lakh party workers would reach every household to inform people about the Modi government’s works.

  • Afghan spin-quartet up for historic India Test 

    New Delhi : World’s premier T20 bowler Rashid Khan will headline a four-pronged spin attack in the 15-strong Afghanistan squad announced on Tuesday for the historic one-off Test against India in Bengaluru, starting June 14.

  • Elgar in picture for ODI return: Proteas coach

    “Since I’ve been here, we haven’t looked at Elgar (for the one day squad). But now with what’s happened with AB and you’re looking at experience in English conditions, someone like Elgar – I would imagine – will come into the conversation”.

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    Air fares set to rise as IndiGo to levy Rs 400 fuel surcharge

    New Delhi : IndiGo, the country’s largest airline, on Tuesday announced levying fuel surcharge of up to Rs 400 per passenger on domestic routes to offset rising oil prices, a move that would increase fares.

  • Gadkari, Digvijay get court nod to jointly settle defamation case

     New Delhi : A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed the joint application moved by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh to withdraw the criminal defamation complaint filed by the former against the latter.

  • Bangladesh’s Mustafizur ruled out of Afghan T20s

    Dhaka : Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman today withdrew from next month’s Twenty20 series against Afghanistan in India because of an injured foot.

  • Pankaj Saran appointed as deputy NSA

    NEW DELHI: Senior diplomat Pankaj Saran has been appointed as Deputy National Security Advisor, the government said on Tuesday. Saran is currently India’s Ambassador to Russia.

  • SGX barred from launching India products

    New Delhi : The National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday said the Bombay High Court has barred SGX from launching any India derivative contracts and directed settlement of the matter through arbitration to which the Singapore bourse has agreed.

  • Terrorist on shooting spree kills 3 in Belgium

    Armed with a knife, the suspect followed and attacked two police officers, and used their own firearms to kill them. He continued on foot, attacking a parked vehicle where he opened fire on a 22-year-old man in the passenger seat

  • ED attaches Rs 177-cr assets of Rotomac in bank fraud case

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 177 crore in connection with its money laundering probe against Kanpur-based Rotomac group in an alleged bank loan fraud of Rs 3,695 crore.  The agency said it has issued a provisional order on Monday under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for attachment of properties “owned by Ms Rotomac Global Private Ltd and its directors

  • Warner, Bancroft to return to action in July

    Sydney : Disgraced Australian stars David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will return to competitive cricket at a low-level limited-overs tournament in the country’s tropical north in July, it was announced Tuesday.