Free Press Journal
  • Gas leak continues at ONGC well in Tripura

    Agartala, June 15: Natural gas continued to leak from an ONGC well in western Tripura on Wednesday, nearly 24-hours after the leak was first detected, officials said. Experts and engineers are engaged in trying to cap the well.According to officials of the state-owned exploration giant ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation), there was no immediate danger due to the outflow of natural gas, though it contained 95 percent methane.

  • No Consensus on Lokpal Bill, says Sibal

    New Delhi, June 15: The seventh meeting of the joint panel drafting the Lokpal bill ended with differences persisting between the government and civil society representatives on crucial issues, including whether to bring the prime minister under the ambit of the propsoed anti-corruption law.

  • Sibal express concern as DU cut off shoots up at 100%

    New Delhi, June 15: Students aspiring to join Delhi University for undergraduate courses were aware that admission cut-offs this year would be high, but they were clearly left baffled when the qualifying marks soared sky high – even touching 100 percent in one college. Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal termed the development as “very sad”.

  • Agrgrieved Students Burn Effigy of PM, Sibal, Nitish

    Patna, Jun 15: Aggrieved students and activists of the All India Students’ Association (AISA) today burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to protest against alleged anomalies in the Class XII examination results.

  • Three detained for journalist J Dey”s murder

    Mumbai, June 15: Four days after the murder of Mid Day journalist J Dey, police have detained three persons, believed to be members of Chhota Shakeel gang, in connection with the killing.

  • Hooda Gawah!

    Why is Randeep Hooda spreading rumours about himself ? When Randeep Hooda heard that Madhur Bhandarkar was looking for a young actor to work opposite Aishwarya Rai and looked at everyone from Ranbir Kapoor to Imran Khan as options, Randeep met Madhur Bhandarkar though his girlfriend and ex actress from Bhandarkars c& Neetu Chandra and presented his credentials.

  • Tough times for Sahil

    VIVEK KAR Sahil Mehta has hit the silver screen but there is a very emotional story attached to the debut of this rising star. Sahil recently marked his entry in Bollywood with Subhash Ghais home production alt145 Love Express. Presently the actor seems to be passing through a very delicate stage of his life. alt147 My father had expired when I was just eight years old. Since then my mother has taken care of

  • Ronaldo rules out 150m pound switch to Manchester City

    London Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed talk of an astronomical 150 million pound switch to Manchester City, saying that he is very happy living in Madrid.

  • Arundhati in main draw

    New Delhi National Games gold medallist Arundhati Pantawane made a grand entry into the main draw of the womens singles event of the Singapore Open Super Series after registering twin wins in the qualifiers on Tuesday.

  • Mumbai ranking TT

    Mumbai All the top state players in the city and suburbs are likely to be in fray in the seasons opener MCF- All Mumbai Ranking Table Tennis tournament, to be hosted by Borivalis Mandpeshwar Civic Federation from July 1 to 5.

  • Dhruv Sitwala fires unfinished century break

    FPJ SPORTS DESK Mumbai World billiards finalist Dhruv Sitwalas love for billiards was very much visible as he notched up an unfinished century break ( 136) as Hindu Gym Puristsrouted MIG Feathers 530- 105 on their home table in Group Bof the BSAMs Mumbai Billiards League, sponsored by Zarine- Yazdi Daruvala Charitable Trust, which is being played on home and away basis.

  • Chess coaching classes

    FPJ SPORTS DESK Mumbai Dr Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation will be conducting the yearly and regular chess coaching classes for beginners to advance students from June 18 at the various venues as follows.

  • Serena happy to return after death- bedlow

    London Williams has not played since being hospitalised with blood clots on her lung after cutting a foot following her fourth Wimbledon victory last year.

  • Air India enter knockout rounds

    Bhopal Railways, Puducherry, Karnataka, Air India, Kerala and Orissa on Tuesday qualified for the knockout rounds of Hockey Indias first national senior ( mens) ch&ionship here.

  • IHF miffed at govt proposal tilting towards HI, seeks time

    New Delhi Uncertainty still remained over the proposed merger of Hockey India and Indian Hockey Federation with a miffed IHF on Tuesday claiming that the governments power- sharing formula was alt147 tilted towards HIalt148. Expressing disappointment at some of the provisions in the merger proposal, IHF sought another weeks time to spell out their position regarding the Sports Ministrys efforts to work out an amicable solution to the longstanding feud between the two bodies


    The Sports Ministry on Tuesday accepted Indian Hockey Federations request to grant it one weeks time to spell out their position on governments proposal to merge with Hockey India.

  • Sudha sets new meet mark

    Bangalore Asian Games gold medallist Sudha Singh set a new meet mark in 3,000m steeplechase while leading middle distance runner Tintu Luka made a glorious return after an injury lay- off on the concluding day of the Senior Inter- State AthleticsCh&ionships here on Tuesday.