Free Press Journal
  • Amit to lead challenge in WC in Sushil, Yogeshwar’s absence

    New Delhi: World Championship silver winner Amit Kumar Dahiya will spearhead the Indian challenge in their maiden Freestyle World Cup in Los Angeles from March 15-16 in the absence of Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt.

  • Shun violence, join talks: Meghalaya govt to militants

    Shillong: The Meghalaya government has asked militant outfits active in the Garo Hills region to come forward for talks, in an effort to end bloodshed and speed up development projects in the state.

  • Public meeting venue of Reddy’s new party changed

    Rajahmundry: The venue to announce the formation of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy’s new political party has been changed from a government college grounds citing Model Code of Conduct, sources said here today.

  • Saina seeks third Swiss Open crown

    Basel: After exiting the All England Open in the quarterfinals, top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will look to reclaim the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold which starts at St. Jakobshalle here Tuesday.

  • Irritable bowel syndrome linked to diet

    London: The change in your bowel pattern or abdominal pain has more to do with your diet and balance of beneficial and harmful gut bacteria than with your mood, studies show.

  • Congress blames Left for infiltration in Tripura

    Agartala: The Congress Monday alleged that lakhs of infiltrators have illegally settled in Tripura during the 31-year rule of the Left Front government.

  • Centre mulls building 200 low-cost airports in two decades

    Hyderabad: With smaller cities set to lead the air traffic growth in the country, the Centre is planning to build nearly 200 low-cost airports in the next 20 years to expand connectivity to Tier-II and Tier-III cities, a senior aviation official said today.

  • Watson to lead Raj Royals in IPL, Dravid to be mentor

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals today appointed star Australian all-rounder Shane Watson captain of the Jaipur franchise for the upcoming Indian Premier League in place of the retired Rahul Dravid who was anointed its mentor.

  • Icra sees home finance cos’ asset quality stress rising

    Mumbai: The asset quality of housing finance companies (HFCs) may show stress for the current fiscal, ending March 31, due to their push on riskier segments like lending against property and to self-employed people, ratings agency Icra said today.

  • Seven women in Fortune India’s 40 under 40 list

    New Delhi: Seven women have made it to the Fortune India’s first ’40 Under 40′ compilation that lists individuals who have managed to grow an idea into a profitable business.

  • Will go it alone in TN if there is no alliance: Chidambaram

    Sivaganga (TN): Facing the daunting task of going it alone in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, Congress has put up a brave face with Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram saying they would field candidates in all 40 constituencies, including Pudcherry, even if there is no alliance.

  • Paes, Stepanek in Indian Wells pre-quarterfinals

    Indian Wells (USA): Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek fought their way into the pre-quarterfinals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters tournament after a tough first round win over unseeded Jerzy Janowicz and Philipp Kohlschreiber, here.

  • Terrorism needs to be tackled, says UP governor

    Ghaziabad: Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges India is facing today and there is a great need for the forces to tackle it completely, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi said here Monday.

  • BJP decision to move EC is result of fear of discovery: Sibal

    New Delhi: As the BJP moved the EC against Rahul Gandhi over his remarks linking RSS to Mahatma Gandhi’s killing, Union Minister Kapil Sibal today hit out at the opposition party saying their reaction is a result of the “fear of discovery”.
    “They also don’t want anyone to remind the country that the RSS was banned for anti-national activities and that Nathuram Godse was an RSS man steeped in the ideology of intolerance