Free Press Journal
  • 4 Dutch players miss full training session

    Rio De Janeiro: Four regular starters missed full training for  the Netherlands as the team prepared for its final World Cup Group B match against Chile on Monday.

  • Prandelli warns Azzurri ahead of Uruguay decider

    Recife (Brazil): Italy must step up the pace against Uruguay or face a second consecutive World Cup exit at the group phase, coach Cesare Prandelli warned after his side’s shock defeat.

  • Beas tragedy: Himachal seems headed for further trouble

    Shimla:  Facing universal censure after the sudden release of water from a dam resulting in the death of 24 students of an engineering college and a tour operator from Hyderabad, the Himachal Pradesh government seems to be headed for further trouble.

  • Hooda, Chavan meet Cong leadership, change of CM soon in Assam

    New Delhi:  Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his Maharashtra counterpart Prithviraj Chavan held talks with Congress central leadership here amid indications that decision on replacement of chief ministers will be made soon starting with Assam.

  • Naveen Patnaik

    BJD names candidates for Rajya Sabha by-polls

    Bhubaneswar:  Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Saturday named its candidates for the Rajya Sabha by-elections for two seats from the state.

  • Harshvardhan - BJP

    Harshvardhan visits AIIMS Patna

    Patna: Union Health Minister Dr. Harshvardhan visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna on Saturday.

  • No time for tears as Korea loom, coach tells Algeria

    Porto Alegre (Brazil): Coach Vahid Halilhodzic has told Algeria now is not the time for tears ahead of tomorrow’s date with South Korea where defeat will spell yet another premature ending to a World Cup campaign.

  • Court orders FIFA to implement water breaks

    Teresopolis (Brazil):  A Brazilian court ordered FIFA to introduce mandatory water breaks in World Cup matches when temperatures reach 32 degrees Celsius (89.6 Fahrenheit).

  • Cameroon investigates player spat in Croatia game

    Rio De Janeiro: Cameroon’s football federation is investigating what it calls “disgraceful behavior” by some of its players in the 4-0 loss to Croatia at the World Cup, when defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto head-butted a teammate.

  • Sebi hopes anti-ponzi ordinance would become a law soon

    New Delhi: Armed with powers given through an ordinance to take on investment frauds, Sebi chairman U K Sinha today said he hopes it would soon become a permanent law to ensure continued clampdown against illegal investment schemes.

  • Centre to launch encephalitis immunization campaign

    Patna: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday said the central government would launch a campaign to ensure 100 percent imminizatuion of children in states hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak.

  • Sebi pitches for tax benefits on REITs, infrastructure bonds

    New Delhi:  To give a boost to capital markets, regulator Sebi has asked the government to provide clarity on tax benefits for new products like REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts), as also for Infrastructure Investment Trusts and for debt securities.

  • Punishment plays important role in forgiveness

    Melbourne: It’s easier for people to forgive someone for doing wrong against them if some form of punishment is involved, according to a new study.

  • Kapil Sharma

    I’ll never give up ‘Comedy Nights…’: Kapil Sharma

    Mumbai:  Kapil Sharma’s rise on television from being a stand-up comedian to one of the country’s most sought after entertainers is the stuff fairy tales are made of. Having conquered the hearts of many with “Comedy Nights With Kapil”, he is now ready to try Bollywood with Yash Raj Films’ “Bank Chor”. However, the comic entertainer reveals he is not willing to allow his show to suffer at any cost.

  • Suicide car bomb targets Afghan official

    Kabul:  A suicide car bombing in Kabul aimed at a senior government official killed one civilian and wounded three others today but did not harm its apparent target, Afghan security officials said.