Free Press Journal
  • Youngsters want to handle pressure: Kohli

    ASHISH SHUKLA Trinidad After guiding India to a seven- wicket victory over the West Indies in the second ODI with his match winning 81- run knock, Virat Kohli said the pressure situations bring the best out of the current bunch of Indian players.

  • ANUP MAY STAND BY UMA

    Former health minister Anup Mishra, who was removed from the Cabinet, is the only leader in the State who may stand by Uma. Mishra was instrumental in removing Babulal Gaur and making Uma as chief minister but he later deserted Uma in the BJPLP meeting and went with the BJP organisation. Mishra, who was removed from Cabinet following Belagaon murder case, is under tension these days and he may create pressure, showing himself as

  • ANUP MAY STAND BY UMA

    Former health minister Anup Mishra, who was removed from the Cabinet, is the only leader in the State who may stand by Uma. Mishra was instrumental in removing Babulal Gaur and making Uma as chief minister but he later deserted Uma in the BJPLP meeting and went with the BJP organisation. Mishra, who was removed from Cabinet following Belagaon murder case, is under tension these days and he may create pressure, showing himself as

  • ANUP MAY STAND BY UMA

    Former health minister Anup Mishra, who was removed from the Cabinet, is the only leader in the State who may stand by Uma. Mishra was instrumental in removing Babulal Gaur and making Uma as chief minister but he later deserted Uma in the BJPLP meeting and went with the BJP organisation. Mishra, who was removed from Cabinet following Belagaon murder case, is under tension these days and he may create pressure, showing himself as

  • Shift in Egypt’s foreign policy

    Egypt is entering anew era. But the radical policy upheavals predicted by analysts will prove to be small tremors. Saudi interests will continue to weigh heavily on Egyptian foreign policy. And that, above all, means preserving the status quo

  • Govt bungling led to Ramdev fiasco

    BY KALYANI SHANKAR Who is responsible for the present Ramdev crisis, which the government finds itself unable to extricate? Is it the miscalculations of the yoga guru, or the misplaced confidence of the government in its ability to deal with him, or the support of the BJP and RSS to the cause or the jealousy of the Civil Society group led by Anna Hazare? Apparently there is all round bungling from all

  • Jayasuriya to retire after England tour

    I do not want to be unfair on upcoming players by trying to play for too longalt148 SANATH JAYASURIYA Sri Lankan Opener

  • SQUAD FOR THE ODI AND T20 SERIES AGAINST ENGLAND

    SRI LANKA Tillakaratne Dilshan ( capt), Thilina Kandamby ( vice- capt), Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Dinesh Chandimal, Jeevan Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne, Thissara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekera, Suranga Lakmal, DilharaFernando, Suraj Randiv, Ajantha Mendis Angelo Mathews, Sanath Jayasuriya.

  • Maradona to receive invitation for Kolkata friendly

    New Delhi Football legend Diego Maradona will be accorded a special invitation for Argentinas international friendly against Venezuela, scheduled to be held at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on September 2 alt147 We will be inviting Maradona. I will try and meet him when I go to Argentina during the Copa America next month,alt148 said Bhaswar Goswami, chief of Celebrity Management Group ( CMG), the firm who bought the hosting rights of

  • A new branch every fortnight, says Saraswat

    Mumbai Saraswat Bank has been granted a pan- India operation licence by the Reserve Bank, making it the first co- operative bank in the country to be accorded this permission, it said. The bank had unveiled an ambitious alt39 Ashwamedhalt39 programme for branch expansion in 2009- 10. Under this programme, it decided to open at least one branch every 15 days.

  • CORPORATE CONNECT

    Central Bank of India opens a branch at Tirumala

  • Corporate Briefs

    Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 80/ qtl; cotton by Rs 300/ qtl NEW DELHI: The government increased the support price of paddy to the farmers by Rs 80 per quintal for the current Kharif season to encourage production and meet the requirement of the proposed National Food Security Act. ” The minimum support price ( MSP) of paddy ( common) has been fixed at Rs 1080/ quintal and of paddy ( grade

  • Rajasthan CM lobbies for refinery at Barmer

    PRAKASH BHANDARI Jaipur Rajasthan’ s chief minister Ashok Gehlot who has been lobbying actively at the Centre for an oil refinery in Barmer is hopeful that with the new reserved developed, the union government would give credence to the state governmentalt39alt39 s proposal.

  • PMO saw, Cab Sec approved CWG tender

    New Delhi The controversial Rs 570- crore data lines connectivity deal of state- run telecom MTNL with HCL Infosystem for Commonwealth Games 2010 was cleared by a committee of secretaries, headed by Cabinet Secretary
    K M Chandrasekhar, an official of the state- run telco said. ” Purchase order of the tender was issued after committee of secretaries approved it. During the process it was re- examined by DoT on instruction from PMO,” a

  • Audi amps up the excitement with R8 GT Spyder

    Audi launched its R8 supercar in India back in November 2008 and despite its stratospheric price tag – Rs 1.16- 1.45 crore, depending on which version catches your fancy – the Germany company has managed to sell a few dozen R8s in India over the last three years. Now, Audi is taking the supercar excitement up by a few notches – the company recently launched the R8 GT Spyder in Europe and

  • All- new Mercedes Benz M- Class coming to India soon

    The next generation Mercedes- Benz M- Class, aiming for an end of this year or early next year sales date, is thoroughly revised and has benefited from new styling and a cabin thats more refined, contemporary and spacious than its predecessor.

  • Snippets

    Force Motors to launch new SUV

  • Azhar worried over failing to score century

    Karachi Pakistan Test cricketer Azhar Ali, who has won over fans and critics alike through his gritty batting, has expressed his worry over not being able to score a century so far. Azhar, who was introduced to international cricket with six Test matches in England last year against Australia and the hosts, has rattled up nearly 800 runs in only 12 test matches at an average of just over 37.

  • Court ask PCB to file reply to Afridis petition on NOC

    Karachi The Sindh High Court on Thursday asked the Pakistan Cricket Board to file a reply to sacked skipper Shahid Afridis petition, seeking grant of an NOC to play for English County side Hampshire. Afridi had sought a court direction to PCB for getting a no- objection certificate but the court said it cannot do so since the PCB is yet to file its reply to the petition and adjourned the hearing to