Free Press Journal
  • Saina, Sindhu likely to miss Japan Open

    New Delhi: The tough and energy sapping Uber Cup campaign will probably force Indian badminton sensations Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu to miss the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series to be held in Tokyo from June 10-15.

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    Shahbaz Sharif briefs Army Chief on Nawaz’s India visit

    Lahore: Nawaz Sharif’s younger brother Shahbaz has taken Pakistan Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif into confidence about the Premier’s decision to accept India’s invitation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi.

  • Beijing subway security stepped up after Xinjiang attack

    Beijing: China has beefed up security at subway stations here after Thursday’s deadly bomb attack in Urumqi, provincial capital of the restive Xinjiang province, in which 39 people were killed and 94 others injured.

  • Pope begins Middle East pilgrimage in Jordan

    Amman: Pope Francis headed for Jordan today at the start of a Middle East tour aimed at boosting ties with Muslims and Jews as well as easing an age-old rift within Christianity.

  • Sonia, Rahul to attend Modi’s swearing-in

    New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi and Rahul will represent Congress at the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister on Monday.

  • ABVP activists vandalise seminar venue in Patna

    Patna: Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Saturday ransacked the venue of a seminar here, which was organised to discuss the arrest of a Delhi University professor for his alleged links with Maoists.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Bihar JD(U) chief dismisses reports of Nitish going to RS

    Patna: Amid reports of Nitish Kumar shifting to Delhi as Rajya Sabha member to play a bigger role in uniting parties against BJP, Bihar JD(U) President Basistha Narayan Singh today dismissed any such possibility terming the reports as “imaginary.”

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    Protests over police action on Goan for anti-Modi FB comments

    Panaji: Political parties and social activists today protested police action against a Goan youth, who had allegedly posted comments against Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi on Facebook in March when the Lok Sabha campaign was on.

  • 3 dead in drive-by shooting in California

    California: Authorities in California say three people are dead and seven others were wounded in drive-by shootings in the Santa Barbara area.

  • Sensex, Nifty up more than 2% on hopes of reforms

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex and CNX Nifty moved up by more than two per cent during the week logging their all-time closing peaks on hectic buying by investors amid hopes of reforms from the incoming Narendra Modi-led government.

  • Thai army: Yingluck, leaders will be in detention for a week

    Bangkok: Thailand’s army today said it will detain former premier Yingluck Shinawatra and top leaders of the ousted government for up to a week to give them “time to think”, as the military junta intensified crackdown after seizing power in a bloodless coup this week.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi launches membership drive on his website

    New Delhi: Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi has launched a membership drive on his official website asking people, in particular the youth, to connect with him on his Facebook and Google plus accounts.

  • Chennai Super King team celebrating their clinical win against Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2014

    Super Kings elect to field against Royal Challengers

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Saturday.

  • US Defence Secretary Hagel to embark on Europe Asia trip

    Washington: US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel would embark on a 12-day trip next week to Europe and Asia to discuss key regional and global issues with leaders of several countries, his spokesperson said.