Free Press Journal
  • Hockey India League 2016

    Gurbaj returns to India’s hockey World Cup squad

    New Delhi: Experienced mid-fielder Gurbaj Singh returned to the Indian team after almost two years as Hockey India today announced an 18-member squad for the World Cup, to be held at the Hague, the Netherlands, from May 31.

  • H D Deve Gowda

    JD-S rules out any truck with Modi-led NDA

    Bangalore: Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday did not give much credence to exit polls and ruled out any possibility of extending support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA or its prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi.

  • Virender Sehwag

    KXIP win toss, elect to bowl against SRH

    Hyderabad: Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey won the toss and elected to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL match here today.

  • Shuttlers Kashyap, Saina named India captains

    New Delhi: Leading shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal were named captains of the Indian teams participating in the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here May 18-25.

  • Akhil Kumar credits coaches for his comeback

    New Delhi: Back in the reckoning after an injury-forced sabbatical of nearly two years, 2006 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist boxer Akhil Kumar said his coaches and support staff helped him fight through the slow and painful grind of rehabilitation.

  • 10 militants killed in US drone attack in Pakistan

    Peshawar: At least 10 militants were reportedly killed and 14 others injured today in a US drone strike at a militant compound along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the first such strike after a five-month lull.

  • Top brass of Left parties to meet separately on Sunday

    New Delhi: Top CPI(M) and CPI leaders would hold separate meetings here on Sunday to assess the outcome of the Lok Sabha election results and finalise their strategy in the emerging political scenario.

  • BJP leaders arrive in Ahmedabad for meeting with Modi

    Ahmedabad: Top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including party president Rajnath Singh, and senior leaders Arun Jaitley and Nitin Gadkari, arrived here a few moments ago, and are headed towards Gandhinagar for a meeting with BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • gold shopping

    Gold tumbles to one-month low on selling by stockists

    New Delhi: Gold prices tumbled to one-month low by falling Rs 350 to Rs 29,950 per 10 grams in the national capital today on fresh selling by stockists against fall in demand at prevailing levels.

  • Stock mkts take a breather; Sensex down 56pts, Nifty ends flat

    Mumbai: Snapping a record-setting spree, the benchmark Sensex today closed 56 points lower and the Nifty ended flat as investors turned cautious after indices notched up hefty gains over the previous four days on hopes of BJP-led NDA forming the next government at the Centre.

  • BJD sends signals over possible support to NDA

    New Delhi: The ruling BJD in Odisha today appeared to be sending signals to BJP over its possible outside support to an NDA government at the Centre.

  • Charting unknown territories is British Indian writer’s forte

    New Delhi: There’s no mention of “comfort zone” in British Indian author Rana Dasgupta’s dictionary. He is more comfortable with exploring unknown territories to inject oxygen into his writings by offering fresh perspectives into the cities that haven’t been written about, or cities that have crossed the exhaustion mark in literature.

  • Costa, Neymar fitness to influence Spanish title showdown

    Madrid: Who is fit and who has to watch from the sidelines will be key factors when the destiny of the Spanish Primera Liga title is decided in the Camp Nou Stadium Saturday night between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

  • PDP,CPI(M) seek relief for farmers affected by rain, hailstorm

    Srinagar: Opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M) today expressed concern over the damage to standing crops in various parts of the state due to heavy rains and hailstorm and demanded immediate relief to the affected farmers.

  • Six KPLT militants killed in encounter

    Diphu (Assam): Six militants of Karbi Peoples’ Liberation Tigers (KPLT), including its self-styled Commander-in-Chief, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district today, police said.