Free Press Journal
  • Tendulkar spared of T20 influence growing up: Greg Chappell

    Mumbai: Former India coach Greg Chappell feels the cricket phenomenon called Sachin Tendulkar the world saw could have turned out a bit different had he grown up in the current scenario influenced by the advent of Twenty20 cricket.

  • Mulayam and Akhilesh to hold rallies in Kanpur

    Kanpur: Samjawadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and chief minister Akhilesh Yadav will hold rallies here in support of party candidate for Kanpur Lok Sabha seat Surendra Mohan Agarwal.

  • In Punjab, AAP makes inroads in hinterland

    Chandigarh: Till a month back, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was not much of a political entity in Punjab. But that is no longer the story. Thanks to some of its candidates, the party is covering ground — even in Punjab’s rural areas.

  • V S Sampath

    Nagaland Cong leaders allege rigging during LS polls

    Kohima: Congress leaders met the Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath and submitted a complaint alleging large-scale proxy voting and poll rigging by the supporters of ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) during the April 9 Lok Sabha polls in Nagaland.

  • Violence mars polls in UP, as police baton charge BJP

    Firozabad (UP): Violence marred the third phase of election in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after police baton charged supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who were protesting against booth capturing by the Samajwadi Party (SP) workers.

  • padmanabaswamy temple kerala

    Temple audit a difficult task, will do it sincerely: Rai

    New Delhi: Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai today said he felt “honoured” to be asked by the Supreme Court to supervise the special audit of property of Kerala’s famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple and would carry out the “difficult” task sincerely.

  • RJD MP Prabhunath Singh’s arrest stayed till May 19

    Chapra (Bihar): In an interim relief to the beleaguered RJD MP Prabhunath Singh, a court in Bihar’s Saran district today stayed his arrest till May 19 in connection with two FIRs lodged against him for poll-related offences.

  • I-T dept to set up new data centre to check tax evasion

    New Delhi: To fasten the process of identifying tax evaders, the Income Tax department has decided to set up a major data centre of such classified information on the lines of the existing two such centres on e-filing and TDS information.

  • China shuts embassies after protests by MH370 relatives

    Beijing: In a rare move, China has shut down a diplomatic district here housing the Indian and American embassies as angry relatives of passengers of the crashed Malaysian jet held overnight protests over the so far futile search to locate the plane.

  • Nitish kumar

    Nitish calls Paswan expert in political somersault

    Khagaria: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today took potshots at LJP President Ramvilas Paswan for making pre-poll alliance with the BJP and said he was an expert in making political somersault.

  • P V Sindhu

    Sindhu in Badminton Asia Championships semis

    Gimcheon: World No.10 P.V. Sindhu won her quarterfinal match to proceed to the women’s singles semi-finals of the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships at the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here Friday.

  • Brazil coach names part of lineup for World Cup

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian national football team coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has announced part of his lineup for the FIFA World Cup, which opens June 12 with the hosts kicking off against Croatia.

  • New ultrasound device may detect heart attack risk

    Washington: Researchers have developed a new ultrasound device that could help identify arterial plaque that is at high risk of breaking off and causing heart attack or stroke.

  • Neil Armstrong

    Court rejects Armstrong’s bid to block arbitration review

    Washington: An appeals court has rejected cyclist Lance Armstrong’s attempts to block an arbitration panel from reviewing a settlement a company wants to reopen in the light of his doping case.

  • Bengal likely to track down maoists in joint operation: DGP

    Dumka: Jharkhand Police suspects that a Maoist squad led by top Naxal leader Prabil Da could be behind the landmine blast in the district that left eight police and poll personnel dead even as it decided to launch a joint operation with West Bengal Police to track down the ultras.

  • Not fit? Blame it on genes

    Toronto: In what could cheer the couch potatoes a bit, researchers have now found that genetic cells in our bodies keep changing and they could influence our health in numerous ways.