Free Press Journal
  • Nitin Gadkari

    Gadkari to be given charge of Munde’s ministries

    New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will hold additional charge as minister of rural development, panchayti raj, and drinking water and sanitation, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement Wednesday said.

  • Red Light-Jumping Cause Most Road Accidents: Police

    Red light-jumping cause most road accidents: Police

    New Delhi: Four people were killed every day in the national capital this year, police said, and in most cases motorists jump the red lights, leading to fatal road accidents, as was seen in union minister Gopinath Munde’s death.

  • Four-star Brazil stroll against Panama

    Goiania (Brazil): World Cup hosts Brazil strolled to a 4-0 win over Panama in their penultimate warm-up, with goals from Neymar, Daniel Alves, Hulk and Willian securing the win which barely satisfied their coach.

  • Can Messi do a Maradona at World Cup?

    Rio De Janeiro: Two-time former champions Argentina, loaded with some of the world’s top stars, are the clear favourites in Group F while debutants Bosnia-Herzegovina will be looking to make an impact in the 2014 World Cup.

  • Sri Lanka win series amid Senanayake row

    Birmingham: Sri Lanka proved too strong with both ball and bat as they beat England by six wickets in the fifth and final one-day international at Edgbaston to clinch a 3-2 series victory.

  • AAP files complaint with police on slum redevelopment issue

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party today filed a complaint with the police alleging that Union Urban Development Ministry and DDA gave land at throw-away price to a private developer for redevelopment of a slum cluster in posh New Delhi area.

  • Left asks governor to save Bengal from Trinamool’s ‘witch-hunt’

    Kolkata: Accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government of launching a “witch-hunt to stop the voice of democracy” in West Bengal, the opposition Left Front Wednesday submitted a memorandum to Governor M.K. Narayanan seeking his intervention to save the state from the “emerging anarchic situation”.

  • Police told to lodge FIR on filing false document before EC

    New Delhi: A court here has directed the Delhi Police to lodge an FIR and probe the allegations of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy against some members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for purportedly filing a forged document with the Election Commission.

  • College lecturer, cousin stabbed by jilted lover

    Jamshedpur: A woman lecturer and her cousin were stabbed and injured allegedly by her jilted lover at the copper town of Musaboni in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand today, the police said.

  • Sri Lankan court orders release of 29 fishermen

    Rameswaram (TN): A court in Sri Lanka today ordered the release of 29 fishermen from this coastal town, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on May 31 near Katchteevu islet, officials here said.

  • Brazil plays down airport problems

    Sao Paulo: Brazil’s government has played down problems with its ageing airports, many of which are being renovated even as the World Cup looms from next week. Brazil has been racing to transform creaking infrastructure ahead of the June 12-July 13 event. But with many projects — including several stadiums — running behind schedule, the government stressed the transport overhaul is being done with an eye to the long-term future, not the

  • Rediff.Com reports Fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and year-end results

    Mumbai:, one of the premier online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping services to Indians worldwide, announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended on March 31.

  • Spain’s seasoned strikers present massive challenge for India

    The Hague (The Netherlands):  Bogged down by two successive losses, an under-pressure Indian hockey team will be confronted by Spain’s livewire strikers when the two teams clash in their preliminary league encounter of the World Cup at the Greenfields Stadium here tomorrow.

  • Drug test, ‘biological passport’ must for every player!

    Lausanne: FIFA is on an ambitious mission to make sure that for the first time every player who takes part in the World Cup has a drug test and carries a ‘biological passport’. Football’s governing body wants to impose the passport, already used in cycling and athletics that will follow a player throughout his career, giving details of blood and urine tests.