Free Press Journal
  • Umpire Harper pulls out of India-West Indies Test

    Dubai, June 29:  Australian umpire Daryl Harper has withdrawn from the third Test between India and the West Indies in the wake of some “unfair criticism” of his decisons by the Indian team.

  • Sania-Elena reach semifinals of Wimbledon women’s doubles

    London, June 29: Sania Mirza reached the Wimbledon doubles semifinal for the first time in her career after she and Elena Vesnina came from behind to beat Nuria Llagostera Vives and Arantxa Parra Santonja, here today.

  • BJP’s Sudhanshu Mittal quizzed in CWG case

    New Delhi, June 29: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday questioned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudhanshu Mittal, who also runs a marquee business in Delhi, for alleged irregularities in procurements for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, an official said.

  • Saina can end Chinese domination: Guabao

    Singapore, Jun 29:  Former badminton ace Xiong Guabao feels that India’s Saina Nehwal could be the only woman shuttler who can consistently beat the Chinese players even though she has lost a few crucial matches of late.

  • Rahul meets family of girl found dead in police station

    Lakhimpur Kheri (U P), June 29: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi paid a surprise visit here Wednesday to meet the family of a girl who was allegedly raped and killed in a police station.According to party officials, Gandhi was with the victim’s mother for around 20 minutes.

  • Hazare team meets top leaders to drum up support for Lokpal

    New Delhi, Jun 29: Reaching out to political parties ahead of the all-party meeting, the Anna Hazare team today met CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat and RLD chief Ajit Singh to explain its position on the Lokpal Bill.

  • Centre behaving like an autocrat: BJP

    Patna, Jun 29: Castigating Congress leaders and ministers for allegedly targeting social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Ramdev on the Lokpal issue, BJP today alleged the Centre was behaving like an autocrat.

  • Economist prime minister has failed: BJP

    New Delhi, June 29: Hitting out at Manmohan Singh’s argument over rising rise, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that the economist prime minister had failed.

  • Martyr’s carried in garbage van: CM denies, Cong seeks probe

    Raipur, Jun 29: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh today denied allegations of disrespect towards four martyred policemen whose bodies were reportedly carried in a garbage truck, even as Opposition Congress demanded a probe into the incident.

  • Indian runners Mandeep and Murmu suspended after failed dope test

    New Delhi, June 29: India’s quarter-miler female runners Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu have been suspended for testing positive for anabolic agents in an out-of-competition test conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

  • Ilyas Kashmiri’s group behind Bhatti’s killing: report

    Islamabad, Jun 29: The group of militant commander Ilyas Kashmiri, considered one of the masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was behind the assassination of Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti earlier this year, according to a media report today.

  • 10 killed as Taliban storm Kabul hotel

    Kabul, Jun 29: Heavily armed Taliban militants stormed a leading Kabul hotel, sparking a ferocious battle involving Afghan commandos and a NATO helicopter gunship that ended hours later with 10 civilians dead.

  • Two top athletes flunk dope test

    New Delhi, Jun 29: Doping came back to haunt Indian athletics with two top women quarter-milers returning positive for a banned substance in tests conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

  • 72 LPG cylinders stolen in Indore

    Indore, Jun 29: Unidentified persons stole 72 LPG cylinders from a gas agency in Bangali Chauraha area here in the wee hours today, police said.

  • Students, police clash as March turns violent

    Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 29: Pro-Left student activists and police clashed here today as protest march taken out by the campus agitators over the issue of self-financing college admissions turned violent.

  • Supreme Court halts return of Singur land

    New Delhi, June 29: The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the re-distribution of land acquired from farmers in West Bengal’s Singur for the Tata Motors Nano project till the final order on the matter by the Calcutta High Court.

  • Ready to be under Lokpal, but cabinet must agree: PM

    New Delhi, June 29: Manmohan Singh was ready to be within the ambit of the Lokpal but a final decision on the issue would be taken by his cabinet colleagues, said one of the editors who attended a media interaction with the prime minister Wednesday.

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