Free Press Journal
  • Rupee logs second worst closing at 56.15

    The rupee continued its downslide for the third day in a row and declined by 19 paise to end at 56.15, its second lowest closing in history, against the U.S. currency as cautious importers bought dollars in late trade ahead of outcome from the key U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

  • Prandelli thanks Platini for Italy goal

    Poland Italy coach Cesare Prandelli took the unusual step of thanking UEFA president Michel Platini after his side secured qualification for the Euro 2012 quarter- finals.

  • Ukraine enjoys windfall

    Kiev Ukrainian authorities revealed Tuesday that around four million foreigners visited the country for the first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship, an increase of 11 percent compared with the same period last year.


    Poland Goals from Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli gave Italy a 2- 0 win over Ireland and booked their place in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012. Italy qualify second from Group C behind Spain, who beat Croatia 1- 0 in Mondays other game.

  • Czechs look to stop Ronaldo revival in its tracks

    Warsaw The Czech Republic will look on Thursday to put a halt to Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portuguese sides growing momentum and book their place in the semifinals of Euro 2012.

  • Gayle returns with a bang

    London Chris Gayle marked his return to top- flight West Indies duty with a blistering fifty in the second One- Day International against England at The Oval here.

  • Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test

    Colombo Pakistan captain Misbah- ul- Haq has been suspended from this weeks Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over- rate offence during the fifth and last ODI against Sri Lanka at the Premadasa Stadium here on Monday.


    Haiyang Indian womens basketball team Tuesday defeated hosts China to win the gold medal at the third Asian Beach Games here in east Chinas Shandong province.

  • Olympic medal possible, says Saina

    Hyderabad Her morale is sky- high after back- to- back titles but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Tuesday said apart from being confident she would also have to be in ‘top shape’physically to outwit the formidable Chinese in next months Oly


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    Forget the futuristic superheroes, Salman could very well be getting ready to essay the role of the original Hindu superhero – Hanuman.

  • Waiting for the right opportunity

    Ankita Shorey recently hosted an awards function, sharing space with biggies like Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor.


    … says Sonu Sood, who is slowly but surely strengthening his place in Bollywood


    Western Railway holds review meet

  • ICICI Pru MF launches US Bluechip Equity Fund

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  • Voda follows peers, cuts 3G rates by up to 80%

    New Delhi Vodafone today slashed 3G tariffs by up to 80 per cent, becoming the fourth telecom service provider to reduce rates after Bharti Airtel, Idea Celluar and Reliance communication.