Free Press Journal
  • GEN BROADSIDE AT VK SINGH’S CLAIMS

    Eight former army chiefs junk claims that Army has been paying money to certain ministers in J&K :

  • Formula One secures future with new ‘Concorde Agreement’

    Paris : Formula One racing secured its future with the agreement of two men whose own individual futures are the subject of intense debate and speculation.
    Both Frenchman Jean Todt and Briton Bernie Ecclestone may not be in office when the latest “Concorde Agreement”, supported by them, ends in seven years’ time – a situation that brings the sport’s long-term future into clear focus.
    Todt is the president of the sport’s ruling body, the International Motoring

  • SC may hear plea

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court has made it clear that it may hear the plea against the proposed ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers from disqualification only after the law gets the nod from the President.

  • Bronze Supremacy

    Indian GM Vidit bags third place in World Junior Chess Championship :

  • Modi calls for compulsory voting

    Ahmedabad : Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi today welcomed the Supreme Court order giving voters the right to cast a negative vote rejecting all candidates and pitched for compulsory voting, saying it would make democracy “vibrant and participative”.

  • Churchill look to bounce back against Mohun Bagan

    Duler : Churchill Brothers, who lost their opening match against Salgaocar, would be looking to bounce back when they take on Mohun Bagan at Duler Stadium in Mapusa today.
    Churchill, which lost to Dempo in the opening match last season but went on to win the I-League title, would be looking to collect full points against Bagan.
    They look much more positive as evident during their training session at Chowgule College ground.
    Due to injuries to key

  • Voters’ stand divided

    New Delhi : The voters all over the country are divided on the Supreme Court verdict Friday on negative voting. For some, it is a move to systemic change while for some it is just a platform to express discontent.

  • We’re not expecting a miracle, says Ashwini

    New Delhi : With Commonwealth and Asian Games coming up next year, Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta might be joining hands once again but the celebrated women’s doubles pair is not expecting any miracles when they take the courts in Denmark Open Super Series Premier from October 15-20.
    One half of the Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair, Ashwini said they would look to test themselves at the Denmark Open and are not thinking about their

  • India make China pay penalty, bag medal

    Kuala Lumpur :Indian eves defeated China via penalty shootout to clinch the bronze medal in the eighth women’s Asia Cup hockey on Friday.
    India, who needed to win the tournament to qualify for next year’s World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands, edged past China 3-2 in the shootout after both the teams were locked 2-2 at the regulation time.
    India dominated proceedings in the first half and scored two field goals through Anuradha

  • EC to comply with SC’s negative voting verdict

    New Delhi : Reacting to the Supreme Court’s verdict negative verdict, the Election Commission said it would ensure compliance with it as ‘expeditiously’ as possible.

  • Former Goa footballer passes away

    Margao :A former Goa footballer, Domnic Soares, who played for Vasco Sports Club and also in the state team, passed away on Friday.
    Soares died after suffering a massive heart attack, said Goa Football Association president Shrinivas Dempo.
    The 65-year-old is survived by his wife, two daughters and two sons. Soares, who played as a striker for Vasco SC, was a well-known figure among the Goan fans.
    During his heydays, he was a part of the famed

  • Land Bill gets Prez assent

    New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday gave his assent to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013.

  • Delay in games, a blessing in disguise, says Goa CEO

    Panaji :  Postponement of the Lusofonia Games, from November this year to January next year, is a “blessing in disguise” for Goa, chief executive officer of the event Keshav Chandra said on Friday.
    The rescheduling would now allow time for comprehensive completion of the infrastructure required for the event and would also ensure sufficient breathing space even for test games before the mega event, as against rushing through it, he further said.
    “Of course, the rescheduling

  • Corp affairs min to probe all companies related to NSEL

    Widening its probe into the NSEL payment crisis, Corporate Affairs Ministry seeks financial reports and other details from the spot exchange’s  parent firm FT Group and other related entities :

  • Banks to bear card fraud cost in absence of security features

    Mumbai : Refusing to give further extension to banks for complying with security norms, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that banks will have to bear the cost of fraudulent card transaction through point of sales that do not have prescribed security features, reports PTI.
    “It has been decided not to grant any further extension of time. Accordingly, banks not complying with the requirements shall compensate loss, if any, incurred by the card holder