Free Press Journal
  • Bangalore companies donate Rs 2 crore to Lord Venkateswara

    Tirupati: Two Bengaluru based construction companies together made an offering of Rs two crore Friday to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala. The companies, Iconica Constructions and Cyber Homes, requested that half the amount be given to a trust run by the management for providing medical facilities at the temple run super speciality hospital here, a temple official told PTI. This amount would be used by the S V Pranadana Trust

  • PVR to acquire 71.69% stake in SPI Cinemas

    New Delhi : Multiplex chain PVR on Sunday said it is acquiring 71.69 per cent stake in South India-based SPI Cinemas for about Rs 633 crore in an all cash deal.

  • Fake news proving deadly in India: BBC

    Fake news is a big problem and it’s vital for democracy that ordinary people are able to tell truth from fiction in the news they read, watch, and hear , Jim Egan, CEO of BBC Global News.

  • Niklesh Sharma: A pastry chef who makes lives sweeter

    Mumbai: Starting out in 1992 as a chef in Oberoi Hotel, pastry chef Niklesh Sharma has come a long way setting up Academy of Pastry Arts and heading a team of 30 chefs. With centres in Gurgaon, Bangalore, Malaysia and Philippines, The Academy of Pastry Arts has now launched its centre in Mumbai. The launch event saw the likes of Chef Manjit Gill, President of Indian Federation

  • We have a problem with our batting, says skipper Ashwin

    Indore : After suffering a 10-wicket defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin reckons that the team has a problem in the batting department.

  • Du Plessis is all praise for MS

    Pune : Chennai Super Kings batsman Faf Du Plessis has heaped praise on skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his ability to hit any bowler and said such a quality can make life difficult for any rival captain.

  • Apex Court for auctioning Unitech’s assets

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday took note of all the unencumbered assets of real estate major Unitech Limited and ordered that a public notice be issued inviting objections for auctioning them to realise the dues of the hassled home buyers.

  • Bangalore: Exploring the multi-layered history of the city

    If the soul of a city is uncovered by walking the streets, then definitely it holds true for Bangalore as it reveals itself beyond its IT hub and impersonal glass buildings. Kalyani Majumdar explores the multi-layered history of the city.

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Author and Therapist Dr Shelja Sen on the challenges of her profession

    One of the biggest challenges parents face is managing difficult or defiant behavior on the part of children. Dr Shelja Sen, clinical psychologist and therapist offers a new take on family communication, asking us to consider the effects our words have on our children – and showing a new model for helping kids solve their own problems. While working in different contexts in India and the UK, she was very disillusioned by

  • Google cloud region in Mumbai goes live

    Mumbai: Google today said its cloud region in the financial capital has gone live, marking the India entry of the global online advertising giant’s offerings in the emerging area, where it trails Amazon and Microsoft.

  • Yemen kids suffering from cerebral palsy in Mumbai for treatment

    Mumbai: As the world celebrated cerebral palsy day on October 7, Mumbai doctors are offering a new ray of hope to children from the war-stricken country of Yemen to stand on their feet. Two families are currently in India for treatment said that since medical facilities in their country are focused on treating war victims, they have found hope in Indian cities like Pune, Bangalore, and Mumbai where the doctors are treating

  • India’s strengths comfortably outrun any challenges

    Nagpur : A team is as strong as its weakest link, and currently India seem to have plugged any apparent holes. Barring the experiment in Bangalore, where the pair of Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami bowled rustily, nearly everyone has been a contributor in the four-one mauling of Australia completed in Nagpur. Since both bowlers are proven performers across formats, the off-day in Bangalore can be considered an aberration.

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    Karnataka government sends to MHA report on Gauri Lankesh murder

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has received a report from the Karnataka government on the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh by unidentified persons in Bangalore, an official said. The state chief secretary in his factual report gavedetailed account of the sensational killing and the follow upaction by the police.

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    Gauri Lankesh murder: US-based media watchdog urges Karnataka Police for a probe

    Washington: A US-based media watchdog today urged the Karnataka Police to thoroughly investigate the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh who was shot dead at her residence in Bangalore. Lankesh, 55, known for her left-leaning outlook and forthright views on Hindutva politics, was shot dead by unidentified assailants yesterday. “We urge police in Karnataka to thoroughly investigate the murder of Gauri Lankesh, including whether journalism was a motive,” said Committee to Protect Journalist (CPJ)

  • Kannada film producer Parvathamma Rajkumar dies at 78

    Bengaluru: Veteran Kannada film producer and distributor Parvathamma Rajkumar passed away early on Wednesday at a private hospital here, said its spokesperson. She was 78.

  • Sunrisers meet RCB in IPL opener

    New Delhi : Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad will host runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening fixture of the 10th edition of Indian Premier League on April 5.

  • India ‘blind’fold Pak

    Bengaluru : A spirited fielding performance coupled with some excellent batting by Prakash Jayaramaiah helped India thrash Pakistan by nine wickets in the final of the cricket Twenty20 World Cup for Blind at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore and retain the title.