Free Press Journal
  • Italians charge fee from journalists in World Cup!

    Turin (Italy): The Italian football team is quite literally acting pricey at the World Cup, inviting the ire of journalists wanting to cover the four-time champions in Brazil.

  • Builder acquitted of rape charges

    New Delhi: A builder accused of raping his employee has been acquitted by a Delhi court after the alleged victim failed to turn up and depose against him.

  • Banking to be more friendly to the differently abled

    Mumbai: Banking services for the 70 million differently abled people in the country will be more friendly with the recent revision in banking norms by the central bank’s Banking Codes & Standards Board of India (BCSBI), an official said here Thursday.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Chouhan offers single window clearance to SA investors

    Johannesburg: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has promised potential South African investors quick clearance of their projects, saying he would be their “single window clearance in the state”.

  • Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta

    Jwala-Ashwini exit from Japan Open

    Tokyo: The Indian challenge at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series came to an early end as the shuttlers lost their respective second round matches here Thursday.

  • New method may aid the war on drugs

    Washington: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new method that analyses sewage to track levels of illicit drug use in local communities in real time.

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Pakistan court allows Musharraf to go abroad

    Karachi: Embattled Pervez Musharraf, facing treason and other charges, may be able to fly abroad after a gap of 14 months, with a court ordering the Pakistan government to lift a travel ban imposed on him.

  • Curtains for Indian shuttlers at Japan Open

    Tokyo: It was curtains for Indian shuttlers at the Japan Open as young Tanvi Lad and women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa suffered defeats in the second round of the USD 250,000 Super Series tournament here today.

  • Pak Taliban had sleeper cells in Karachi for attack: Report

    Islamabad: The brazen Karachi airport attack clearly suggests the role of the Pakistani Taliban’s sleeper cells in the city that must have planned it during the interval when their central leadership was busy talking peace with the government, a media report said today.

  • Gujarat gets approval to raise height of Narmada dam

    Ahmedabad: In a major boost to Gujarat which has been regularly facing water woes due to deficient rains, Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today announced that they have got approval to raise the height of Narmada dam to 138.72 metres (455 feet).

  • FIFA World Cup 2014

    World Cup fever grips Mogadishu

    Mogadishu (Somalia): Residents of Somalia capital Mogadishu are frantically doing last minute shopping to be able to enjoy the 2014 FIFA World Cup that kicks off in Brazil Thursday night.