Free Press Journal
  • Rupee rises for 1st time in 3 days, up 11 p to 62.12 vs USD

  • India seeks automatic exchange of key financial info at G20

    Sydney: India today pressed for automatic exchange of key financial information and greater cooperation among G20 nations to effectively address tax problems and protect the integrity of the taxation system.

  • Indian economy much more resilient to external shocks: IMF

    Washington: The Indian economy is much more resilient to external shocks now than was last year, a top IMF official has said, attributing this to a series of administrative decisions and policy measures taken by the Union Government.

  • Serena enters semifinal at Dubai Open

    Dubai: World No.1 Serena Williams of the United States beat Ana Ivanovic from Serbia 6-2, 6- 2 to advance to the semifinals of the 22nd Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

  • Confident India take on England in quarters of U-19 WC

    Dubai: Having won all their group stage matches convincingly, defending champions India will have a slight edge when they lock horns with England in the quarterfinals of the Under-19 World Cup here tomorrow.

  • Ali Zafar scripting film showing Pakistan in new light

    Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar, who is gearing up for the release of his next Bollywood venture “Total Siyapaa”, has said that he is writing the script for a film. He hopes it shows his native country in a new light to the world.

  • Manisha Koirala

    Manisha Koirala finds ‘brother’ in Ranbir!

    Manisha Koirala
    New Delhi: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has worked with Bollywood’s big stars, including Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, is impressed by the younger talent and says she finds Ranbir Kapoor fit to play her brother on screen.

  • Musharraf not to be tried in military court

    Islamabad:  A special court in Pakistan constituted to try former president Pervez Mushharaf ruled Friday that his treason trial will not take place in a military court, and summoned him before it March 11.

  • BCCI has not held talks with Flower: Sanjay Patel

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board today rubbished a report that it had held discussions with former England coach Andy Flower about taking over as the chief coach of the Indian team in place of incumbent Duncan Fletcher following the country’s dismal show in South Africa and New Zealand.

  • IPL may be shifted out of India as govt can’t provide security

    New Delhi: This season’s Indian Premier League is likely to be shifted out of India after the government today made it clear that it would not be able to provide adequate security to the cash-rich T20 tournament as its dates clash with general elections.

  • AI hit by another scam; writes to CBI for probe

    New Delhi: Ailing Air India, which was recently hit by LTC scam, has stumbled upon another case of fraud involving crores of rupees in a scheme meant for family members of the employees of the state-run airline.

  • Kerala actors’ cricket team off-loaded from airline

    Kochi: The captain of a private airline Friday off-loaded the entire Kerala Strikers cricket team and its supporters from the flight for misbehaviour, the airline said. The team denied the charge.

  • Solar accused released on bail from prison

    Thiruvananthapuram: After spending nearly eight months in prison in connection with the solar panel scam case, the key accused Saritha S Nair was today released from jail on bail.