Free Press Journal
  • Rishi Dhawan eyeing good show in IPL to get into Indian side

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh all-rounder Rishi Dhawan, who was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 3 crore at the 2014 players’ auction, is eyeing impressive performances in the forthcoming Indian Premier League to stake a claim for national selection.

  • Goods worth over Rs 1 cr traded across LoC Poonch

    Poonch (J-K): Goods worth over Rs 1 crore were traded across the Line of Control (LoC) today between Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Jammu and Kashmir at Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing point, officials said.

  • BJP leaders meet Raj Thackeray, seek support for Council polls

    Mumbai: The tension within the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance is likely to escalate further as the BJP today sought MNS’s support for the biennial elections to the Maharashtra Legislative Council, slated for March 20.

  • BJP complains to electoral officials against Nilekani

    Bangalore: Karnataka BJP today petitioned electoral authorities against Unique Identification Authority of India Chairman Nandan Nilekani, tipped to be the Congress candidate from Bangalore in Lok Sabha polls, taking exception to his name and picture figuring with Aadhar Card advertisements, when the model code of conduct is in force.

  • Team Chennai Crackers, Pune Panthers start as favourites

    Coimbatore: Indian two-wheeler motorsport is all set for a change with IPL-style Motorcycle Endurance League (MEL) ready to kick off at the Kari Motor Speedway (KMS) here this weekend.

  • LS polls a battle between secular, communal forces: Omar

    Jammu: Describing the Lok Sabha elections as clash of ideologies and battle between secular and communal forces, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today exuded confidence about his party’s victory on the basis of its commitment to public service and time tested secular credentials.

  • Easy wins for Namdhari, Bihar, Mumbai, Uttarakhand

    Lucknow: Namdhari XI, Bihar, Mumbai Hockey Association Ltd and Uttarakhand resgistered easy victories in their respective pool matches of the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here today.

  • BJP asks Election Commission to implement code impartially

    Thiruvananthapuram: With the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghat conservation becoming a hot poll debate in the state, BJP Kerala unit has told the Election Commission that the Centre’s move to issue a new notification on the report was to ‘appease’ a section of people in the state.

  • Suspected terrorist arrested in Lahore

    Lahore: Pakistani authorities today arrested a suspected terrorist here and recovered huge quantity of explosives that was enough to blow up a building.

  • Low-level PWD official found to have assets of Rs 12 crore

    Indore: Lokayukta Police today raided the residence of a low-rank official who works as `timekeeper’ with the Public Works Department, and found that he was worth at least Rs 12 crore, sources said.

  • HC notice to Virbhadra Singh, wife

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday issued notice to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh and the state on a petition seeking condoning of delay in filing a plea against a lower court order which acquitted the couple in a 2012 corruption case.

  • No permanent enemy, friend in politics: SC

    New Delhi: The formation of Aam Aadmi Party Government with the support of Congress which joined hands with BJP in opposing Arvind Kejriwal regime on Jan Lokpal Bill demonstrates that there is no permanent enemy or friend in politics, the Supreme Court observed today.