Free Press Journal
  • Sachin’s Emotional Farewell Speech

    “Friends, please settle down; I’ll get more emotional. It’s hard to believe my wonderful journey between those 22 yards for 24 years is coming to an end. I’ve a list of names to thank.

  • Sachin bids adieu, awarded Bharat Ratna

    Sachin Tendulkar ended his fairytale cricket reign in style at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday , hours after which he was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.

  • Russia hands over INS Vikramaditya to India

    Moscow: Russia handed over the refurbished aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the Indian Navy in a ceremony at the Arctic port of Severodvinsk on Saturday.

  • Goa government wants ailing police chief replaced

    Panaji: The Goa government wants the state’s Director General of Police (DGP) Kishen Kumar to be transferred out of Goa because he is afflicted with leukemia and is “unable to pay undivided attention to his work”.

  • Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM

    Colombo: Rejecting British Prime Minister David Cameron’s warning of an international probe into its human rights record, Sri Lanka insisted Saturday that the Commonwealth cannot sit in judgement on its members.

  • Bharat Ratna for Tendulkar, C.N.R. Rao

    New Delhi: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao have been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said Saturday.

  • UPA’s policies have given good results, record growth: PM

    Aizawl: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said that the UPA government’s policies and programmes for rapid and inclusive growth are showing good results and the country has seen a record average economic growth in the last nine years.

  • “Come out of slumber,” BJP tells PM and FM

    Bangalore:  BJP today flayed reported moves by the government to effect steep cuts in funds for social sector schemes and budgetary support for six flagship programmes, saying the Prime Minister and Finance Minister should “come out of the slumber” and think out of the box.

  • Kejriwal signs up to battle Dikshit, Gupta for New Delhi seat

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal today filed his nomination for the Delhi polls from the New Delhi Assembly constituency, thus officially entering his name for what promises to be an epic three-way battle for the seat between himself, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and former state BJP chief Vijender Gupta.

  • Protests in New Zealand over online sex scandal

    Wellington: Thousands of people came out on the streets across New Zealand Saturday to protest against a group of teenaged boys, calling themselves Roast Busters, who boasted online about having sex with drunk girls, some of them minor.

  • 22 die in Karnataka road accident

    Belgaum (Karnataka): At least 22 people were killed early Saturday when a mini-truck in which they were travelling toppled on a highway near Belgaum, police said.

  • Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthday

    Washington: President Barack Obama has greeted “Sikh friends” around the world on the birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak saying Sikh values of pluralism were also “central to who we are as Americans.”