Free Press Journal
  • Supreme Court refuses to allow CBSE’s appeal in NEET exam case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to allow CBSE’s appeal against a Bombay High Court order asking it to give proportionate marks to a batch of candidates, who lost 30 minutes due to the invigilator’s fault during the NEET undergraduate exam 2018.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Differently-abled minor girl raped in Barabanki

    Barabanki: A 50-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly raping a differently-abled minor girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district, police said. The four-year-old victim was alone in her house in Barabanki’s Gauriya village last night when the accused, who hails from a neighbouring village, took her to a secluded spot and raped her, Superintendent of Police V P Srivastava said.

  • RBI asks banks to upgrade their ATMs for greater security or face action

    Mumbai: Taking a serious note of slow progress by banks in addressing security issues, the Reserve Bank today gave them strict timelines to upgrade their ATMs or else face action. As per the timeline, banks have to implement a host of security measures by August and upgrade all ATMs with the supported version of operating in a phased manner by June next year. There were over 2.06 lakh ATMs across the country till

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    Government’s ‘Make in India’ function caused damage to Mumbai beach: High Court

    Mumbai, The Bombay High Court today said the government’s ‘Make In India‘ function at Girgaon Chowpatty beach in south Mumbai in 2016, which had to be abandoned after a huge fire gutted the stage, caused “considerable destruction and damage” to the beach. It also asked the Maharashtra government to repair and restore the damaged portions of the beach within two months.

  • Smart Cities Mission: Vadodara 2nd in PPP projects’ progress

    Vadodara: Vadodara ranks second among 98 cities for progress in Public Private Partnership projects associated with the Smart Cities Mission of the Union Ministry for Housing and Urban Affairs, its civic chief said today.

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    Did Karan Johar ask Ayan Mukerji to increase love making scenes between Ali Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor in ‘Brahmastra‘? Read to know

    Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor love affair news is on the rise by the day, and even Ranbir dropped a bomb when in an interview he said that he feels privileged to be in love. Currently the duo is working together in Ayan Mukerji’s ‘Brahmastra‘. Taking advantage of the hype producer Karan Johar has asked director Ayan Mukerji to increase love making scenes between Alia and Ranbir, according to Bollyood Bubble,

  • England vs Australia 4th ODI: LIVE Score, Match Commentary, Updates

    After destroying Australia in the 3rd ODI and winning the series already, England will face Australia in the 4th ODI eyeing to take one step closer to white-wash the visitors. The home has been in the best form in the series. England struck a record 481/6 in 50 overs against Australia in the third match at Trent Bridge and eventually won it by 242 runs. Australia will come out to play for

  • Chief Minister Nitish Kumar skips International Yoga Day celebrations yet again

    Patna, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today did not participate in an International Yoga Day event, which was inaugurated by Governor Satya Pal Malik and attended by top BJP leaders including Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, setting tongues wagging. With the matter snowballing into a political controversy, both the JD(U) and the BJP tried to play down the issue. The JD(U) said

  • Swiggy raises $210 million in Series G funding round led by Naspers and DST Global

    Bengaluru: Indian online food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy on Thursday said it raised $210 million in a Series G funding from South Africa’s Cape Town-based internet company Naspers and Hong Kong-based internet investment firm DST Global. This seventh round of funding received by Swiggy will also see the participation of its existing shareholder Meituan-Dianping, and a new investor Coatue Management, the company said in a statement. DST Global is also a new

  • Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to show improvement: AIIMS sources

    New Delhi: Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition is improving and he is likely to be discharged soon, sources at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here said today. The BJP stalwart is admitted to the ICU of the cardio-thoracic centre at the hospital and has shown improvements in the last 10 days. “He continues to show improvement and is being monitored by a team of doctors,” an AIIMS official said.

  • EU says no ‘Guantanamo Bay for migrants’ outside bloc

    Brussels: The EU today said it was discussing plans with UN agencies to set up migrant processing centres in north African and other countries but insisted it would not create a “Guantanamo Bay for migrants”.

  • ICICI-Videocon loan case: SEBI yet to receive reply from bank on Chanda Kochhar issue, says Ajay Tyagi

    Mumbai: SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi today said the regulator is yet to receive a reply from the ICICI Bank on allegations involving its CEO Chanda Kochhar. Besides Sebi, various other agencies, including the CBI, are looking into alleged lapses involving Kochhar and her family members with respect to loans extended by the lender to certain entities, including the Videocon group.

  • Centre raises queries over Maharashtra journalist protection Act

    Mumbai: The Centre has raised queries with the Maharashtra government regarding its Act, protecting journalists from attacks, which was passed by the state Legislature in April last year, a senior official said today.