Free Press Journal
  • Cash bonanza for Ranji Trophy winners Mumbai

    Mumbai: The triumphant Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad, which lifted the coveted title for a phenomenal 40th time by whipping Saurashtra by an innings and 125 runs in the final here today, will be rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 3 crore by their parent association, MCA.

  • Egypt’s Mursi declares emergency in 3 cities, riots continue

    Cairo: Egypt’s main opposition coalition today rejected as “waste of time” a call by Muhammed Mursi for a national dialogue to end a wave of unrest, a day after the embattled President declared an emergency in three riot-hit provinces following the death of nearly 50 people.

  • Centre lacks concern for Telangana people: TRS chief

    Hyderabad: Hitting out at the ruling Congress for not coming out with a favourable decision on the separate Telangana demand, TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao today alleged that the Centre lacked even the basic concern for the people of the region.

  • Sushma Swaraj surprised at queries about BJP’s PM candidate

    Sehore (MP): Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, said here today that BJP will decide its Prime Ministerial candidate at an appropriate time and expressed surprise over the media’s curiosity on the issue.

  • Modi popular, decision on him as PM nominee not yet in place: Rajnath

    New Delhi: After BJP leader Yashwant Sinha pitching for Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial nominee, party President Rajnath Singh today agreed the Gujarat Chief Minister is a popular leader and said any decision on such an issue will be taken by the Parliamentary Board.

  • JDU squirms at Modi-for-PM demand, awaits BJP’s official stand

    New Delhi: NDA ally JD(U) today dismissed BJP leader Yashwant Sinha’s demand for declaring Narendra Modi the Prime Ministerial candidate as his “personal” view while making it clear that it has no love lost for the Gujarat Chief Minister.

  • Chattai therapy: Making cancer bearable for kids

    New Delhi: On a sunny, winter morning, a group of about two dozen children, between the ages of three and 12, clap and recite poems along with an instructor in a courtyard outside the out-patients-department at the AIIMS, one of Asia’s largest research and referral hospitals. It’s that brief, transient tranquility in a day fraught with pain and uncertainty.

  • Jayasuriya heads Sri Lanka’s new selection panel

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has revamped its cricket selection panel with a new team under its new chairman, Sanath Jayasuriya, the country’s Sports Ministry announced here today.

  • Cross-LoC travel resumes, trade to restart Tuesday

    Jammu: Travel across the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan resumed Monday after being suspended due to tension between the two countries following the Jan 8 killing of two Indian soldiers. Trade will resume Tuesday, an official said here.

  • Won’t go by Kingfisher’s empty promises: Airports Authority of India

    Mumbai:Spelling fresh trouble for beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines, state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) has said it will not go by the “empty promises” of the airline management and would insist on clearance of its dues before the carrier is allowed to fly again.

  • Mumbai thrash Saurashtra to clinch Ranji Trophy

    Mumbai: A dominant Mumbai lifted their 40th Ranji Trophy title after skipper Ajit Agarkar and Dhawal Kulkarni combined to wreck Saurshtra for an innings and 125-run victory in the five-day final that ended inside three days at the Wankhede Stadium here today.

  • BJP’s K J Alphons invited to US National Prayer Breakfast

    New Delhi: A bureaucrat-turned politican, who has been invited for a breakfast with Barack Obama and American lawmakers, says he will present the development initiative of Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat before the US President, if he gets an opportunity.

  • ‘Tantrik’ jailed for cheating woman, outraging her modesty

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced a self-styled tantrik to three years in jail for cheating and outraging the modesty of a woman.
    Metropolitan magistrate Kiran Gupta sentenced Harsh, a father of four minor children, to three years in jail for cheating a 26-year-old woman inducing her to part with her money to perform prayers and assaulting her on the pretext of curing her husband’s alcoholism.

  • Modi should be BJP’s PM candidate: Yashwant Sinha

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Monday endorsed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the party’s prime ministerial candidate in the next general election.

  • Genetic disparity marks male, female hearts

    Washington: Even though healthy men and women have similarly structured hearts, the US researchers have discovered genetic differences in diseased hearts.