Free Press Journal
  • F1 boss faces bribery charges in German trial

    Berlin: F1 magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on Thursday in a case which threatens to end his reign. The 83-year-old denies charges of bribery and abetting breach of trust in relation to a $44 million payment he made to former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, which was linked to the sale of Formula One’s rights in 2006.

  • Sanga, Mahela face disciplinary action

    Colombo: Sri Lanka stars Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are facing disciplinary action for their public criticism of cricket board officials in a dispute over their retirement from T20 internationals.

  • Chitra pockets World Women’s snooker title

    Leeds (UK): Overcoming her early exit in the World Snooker Championships in the WLBSA event, Chitra Magimairaj showed tremendous grit and determination to pocket the Senior snooker title in her first appearance.

  • Solanki misses another shot at Youth Olympic

    New Delhi: Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki failed for a second time to qualify for the Youth Olympics after losing in a box-off, but will have another shot at notching up a quota place on April 24 in the ongoing World Youth Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

  • Another communal remark, AAP ke liye

    New Delhi :  AAP leader Shazia Ilmi was at the centre of a controversy on Tuesday over her remarks that Muslims should become “communal” for their own good when they vote this time and not be “too secular”.

  • Now, CBI summons Parakh for questioning

    New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI ) on Tuesday summoned former Coal Secretary P C Parakh for questioning on April 25 in connection with a case for alleged abuse of official position in granting a coal block in Odisha to Hindalco, a company of Aditya Birla Group, reports PTI.

  • Poll Straws

    Sena distances itself from Kadam’s remarks

  • SARADHA SCAM Chidu sends ED, Mamata pokes fun

    Jairambati (WB) : With her party facing the heat in the midst of Lok Sabha elections in Bengal over the Saradha scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram of prodding central agencies and targeting Trinamool Congress leaders.

  • No link between mobile radiation and cancer?

    New Delhi : The preponderance of evidence shows that there is no link between cell phone radiation and cancer, said oncologist and renowned author Siddhartha Mukherjee, reports IANS.

  • Rani-Adi finally hitched!

    After years and years of dodging the wedding bullet, or rather admitting to being together, Rani Mukherji and Aditya Chopra have finally decided to say I do. Ah! Sigh…

  • 2 lakh ‘missing’ in Island City can still vote

    Mumbai : To prevent a repeat of Pune, where nearly one lakh citizens could not vote as their names were missing, Mumbai City collector Shaila A has said that those who find their names missing can check the list of voters who are unaccounted for.

  • Fear tactics by teachers result in lower scores

    Washington : A new study suggests that teachers shouldn’t remind students of the bad consequences of failing a test, as it could actually lead to lower scores, says ANI.

  • City roundup 3

    HC upholds MCOCA charges against Ayub Chikna gang member