Free Press Journal
  • Poor Chinese farmer amputates feet with broken glass

    Beijing: A destitute Chinese farmer suffering from untreatable infection caused by frostbite amputated both his feet with broken glass due to his inability to pay the USD 1,700-fee for hospital surgery.

  • Stable govt, global economy can help India grow 10%: Hinduja

    London: Ahead of the election results, leading industrialist Gopichand Hinduja has said a clear majority for the BJP’s Narendra Modi will provide a stable government that can bring the economy back to a high-growth trajectory.

  • MCA in a fix over SRK’s entry to Wankhede Stadium

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) finds itself in a catch-22 situation as it may have to allow Kolkata Knight Riders’ co-owner Shah Rukh Khan at Wankhede stadium if it wants to host the IPL final on June 1.

  • HI should honour Zail Singh’s contribution: Tarlochan

    New Delhi: Lauding late Indian President Giani Zail Singh for boosting hockey during his stint as Chief Minister of Punjab, IOA Vice-President Tarlochan Singh today said Hockey India should have honoured the former Punjab Chief Minister’s memory while felicitating the 1975 World Cup-winning team.

  • Nations prepare plans to reduce dependence on rating agencies

    London: Various countries and regulatory agencies, including from India, have prepared action plans to reduce reliance on ratings by credit rating agencies in standards, laws and regulations, according to the FSB.

  • Maximum scope of money laundering in real estate sector: ED

    New Delhi: The real estate sector in India has the maximum scope for money laundering activities and there should be some sort of regulatory mechanism to keep a check on such activities, Special Director of the Enforcement Directorate Balesh Kumar today said.

  • Two die, 100 houses gutted in fire in Malda district

    Malda (WB): Two persons died and several others suffered burn injuries in a fire that destroyed 100 houses at Vidyanandapur village in Malda district today, rendering at least 500 people homeless.

  • My good show in singles will boost team’s confidence: Saina

    New Delhi: Fit and raring to go, ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal today said that the onus would be on her to boost the team’s confidence and get the momentum going by winning her first singles match in the upcoming Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals here.

  • 3 killed in police firing as flag burning sparks rioting

    Hyderabad: Three persons were killed today in police firing following communal clashes sparked by alleged burning of a religious flag by some persons in Kishanbagh area of the Old City.

  • Naman Ojha

    Naman blitz powers Hyderabad to 205/5

    Hyderabad: Wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha bludgeoned his way to an unbeaten 36-ball 79 as Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 205 for five against Kings XI Punjab at the Uppal today.

  • Kerala BTS given clean chit for complying radiation norms

    Kochi: The Kerala cell of Telecom Enforcement Resource and Monitoring (TERM), under the Department of Telecommunications, has given a clean chit to Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) in the state, popularly known as cell phone towers with respect to compliance of radiation norms.

  • Maneka Gandhi

    Stopped Vajpayee from going ahead with river-linking: Maneka

    Pilibhit (UP): Terming the ambitious river-linking plans of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as “extremely dangerous”, party MP Maneka Gandhi has said it was she who had stopped former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee from going ahead with it.

  • Verma alleges Srinivasan held secret meeting with IPL GC

    New Delhi: The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma today asked BCCI’s
    interim President Sunil Gavaskar to clarify whether N Srinivasan attended an IPL Governing Council despite a Supreme Court order restraining him from participating in any Board activity.

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad Players at Ground

    Sunrisers score 205/5 against KXIP

    Hyderabad: Sent into bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 205 for five against Kings XI Punjab in an IPL match here today.

  • Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaih

    Siddaramaih hopeful of bagging 18-20 LS seats

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaih today said he is hopeful that Congress will win around 18-20 Lok Sabha seats in the state banking on his government’s pro-masses schemes.

  • Judge says Pistorius to get psychiatrist test

    Pretoria: The judge overseeing the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius today ordered the double-amputee athlete to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning that the trial proceedings will be delayed.

  • Modi is bookies’ top bet for PM

    Mumbai: BJP leader Narendra Modi continues to attract huge bets and has emerged as the top contender for the next prime minister.

  • UK Labour Party willing to work with Modi if he becomes PM

    London: With exit polls pointing to BJP’s victory in general elections, Britain’s opposition Labour party that was in power when a diplomatic boycott was imposed on Narendra Modi post 2002 Gujarat riots, has expressed willingness to work with him if he comes to power.

  • 3 killed in police firing as flag burning sparks rioting

    Hyderabad: Three persons were killed today in police firing following communal clashes sparked by alleged burning of a religious flag by some persons in Kishanbagh area of the Old City.