Free Press Journal
  • father and son

    Dad’s hypocritical behaviour

    Predicament

    I am an older brother to two sisters. We are a very close family and have been through a lot together. My parents passed away when we were little. Our uncles and aunts raised us. We all three are now independent and live separate from our relatives. I found out that I have Aids 8 months back and I couldn’t believe it. I have been through hell the

  • Women’s university bombed in Pak, 14 girl students dead

    Islamabad: At least 23 people, including 14 women students were killed on Saturday when LeJ militants blew up a bus and then besieged a hospital treating survivors in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta.   Fourteen students of Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, a Deputy Commissioner and four Frontier Corps personnel were among the dead.

  • Falling rupee raises petrol price by Rs 2

    New Delhi :  The state-run oil companies on Saturday evening raised the petrol price from midnight by a steep Rs 2 a litre, the second increase in the price this month, attributing it to devaluation of the Rupee against the US dollar making imports costlier, but there is no change in the diesel price. The petrol price was hiked by 75 paise on June 1, the previous hike being on March 1

  • Cong woos a ‘like-minded’ JD(U) now

    New Delhi :  Seeking to fish in troubled waters, the Congress on Saturday extended an olive branch to JD(U) describing it as a “secular and like-minded party” on the eve of a possible decision by Nitish Kumar’s party to snap ties with the BJP-led NDA.

  • Rejig in Cabinet, Cong on Monday

    Ajay Maken resigns, sets the ball rolling for an organisational rejig in the Congress and a reshuffle in the Union Cabinet.

  • Murthy gets nod to steer Infosys

    Bangalore :  Investors of India’s global software major Infosys Ltd on Saturday unanimously approved a special resolution re-appointing its iconic co-founder N R Narayana Murthy as executive chairman and hoped that he would steer the company’s fortunes in these challenging times.

  • CROOKS CLEANED OUT ATM WITH A ‘SKIMMER’

    Sleuths have found that the skimmer (machine which copies card details) and the pin pad (which copies ATM pin numbers) were placed in the ATM machine for as long as 22 days.

  • SC frowns at unsafe Mazgaon chawl!

    New Delhi :  Angry at its ruling flouted by poor residents refusing to vacate a ramshackle chawl (building) in Mazgaon area of Mumbai, the Supreme Court has held that civic authorities won’t be responsible nor will pay compensation if they are buried under the rubble.

  • Jinx broken

    India beat Pakistan to register their first win over old rivals in seven editions of the Champions Trophy

  • England face a must-win situation against Kiwis

    For England, only a win will guarantee their place in the knockout stage, while even if the Kiwis lose, they still have a chance of entering the semis provided Australia beat Sri Lanka.

  • CA seek professional help for troubled Warner

    Sydney: Cricket Australia is seeking professional advice on what the organisation believes is troubled batsman David Warner’s drinking problem, a report said on Saturday. The controversial opener was fined AUD 11,500 and suspended until the start of the Ashes by CA on Thursday for an incident in which he punched England batsman Joe Root in a Birmingham bar during the ongoing Champions Trophy. He will miss the rest of title-holders

  • Clarke says, teammates actions have impacted his leadership

    To be out at that hour … carrying on like we were celebrating after a loss –  with the opposition – is not the right time or place to be having a few drinks  Michael Clarke Australia captain

  • WI fined for slow over-rate

    Cardiff: West Indies had salt rubbed into the wound of their exit from the ICC Champions Trophy when they were fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their rain-hit Group B match against South Africa at Sophia Gardens.

  • De Villiers happy to shake off choker’s tag

    One recall the 1999 World Cup tie against Australia when the Proteas had failed to read correctly the D/L method where they had almost clinched the tie

  • Willis accuses England of ball tampering, Giles denies it

    London: Former captain Bob Willis made a sensational claim that England players indulged in ball tampering which led to umpires changing the ball during the group league match of the ICC Champions Trophy against Sri Lanka.

  • ‘South Asian nations more exposed to match-fixing’

    South Asian nations are more exposed but everyone is involved. It is projected like as if only we are involved. I think if they come out with the fact that others are involved whole thing will come out ..which no one wants Atul Kumar Author of ‘Inside the Boundary Line’

  • Federer avenges Halle final defeat against Haas

    Halle (Germany)  : Swiss star Roger Federer moved to within a match of securing his first title of the year as he avenged his defeat in last year’s Halle final by beating veteran German Tommy Haas 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the semi-finals of this year’s renewal on Saturday.

  • Endgame for Saina

    The World No.2 fails to defend her title after defeat to Germany’s Schenk in the semifinals of the Indonesian Super Series

  • Nadal to play in China after four years

    Beijing: China Open organisers have confirmed the participation of 12-time major champion Rafael Nadal of Spain at this year’s tournament, making it his first appearance here in four years.

  • Jeevan bags ITF title

    Coimbatore: The final of the LMW ITF Men’s Futures tennis tournament fell flat with second seeded Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan prevailing over Vijayant Malik who retired with a twisted ankle when trailing 2-6, 1-5 on Saturday.