Free Press Journal
  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Maha CM faces flak at Antony panel meet

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan came under scathing attack at a meeting of the AICC Committee headed by senior leader A K Antony, with some state leaders telling the high command that the party’s fate would be no better in the Assembly polls due by October.

  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    Hooda flays Centre for price hike

    Gurgaon: Criticising the Centre for price rise, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today asked the people to analyse ‘achhe din’ (good days) as promised by BJP during recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Pranab laments lack of quality higher education

    Indore: President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday expressed regret that many higher education institutions in the country lacked the quality to produce graduates for global markets and no Indian university featured in the top-200 list.

  • DU scraped B-Tech and BMS courses

    Raising another controversy, the Delhi university today decided to discontinue with B-tech and BMS courses from the list of university affiliated course list.

  • Man blinded, shot dead in Bihar over love affair

    Patna: In a barbaric act, a 22-year-old man was blinded and then shot dead Saturday in Bihar’s Patna district in front of his girl friend’s house allegedly by her close relatives in a suspected “honour” killing case, police said. Two people have been arrested.

  • Felt bad I was misunderstood: Vidya on protests against Modi disguise

    Kolkata: A day after some BJP workers protested against actress Vidya Balan’s attempt to promote her forthcoming release “Bobby Jasoos” in a get up resembling Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Vadodara, the National Award-winner said here Saturday it was “unfortunate” and “felt bad” that her intention had been “misunderstood”.

  • Luis Suarez

    Uruguay manager quits FIFA over Suarez ban

    Rio de Janeiro: Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez has quit his position in the FIFA Strategic Committee over the ban issued against his striker Luis Suarez after biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini June 24 during the World Cup.

  • France’s Sagna to not fast during World Cup

    Sao Paulo: France defender Bacary Sagna will not fast during the holy month of Ramadan which begins during the FIFA World Cup, pointing out that Islam gives permission to Muslims to not fast in certain cases.

  • Kerala sports ministry to promote tennis with MBTA

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala sports ministry Saturday announced a partnership with Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA) to provide professional tennis training in public schools across the state.

  • Costa Rica practising for penalties

    Recife (Brazil): Costa Rican players are practising penalties before facing Greece in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16 Sunday in Arena Pernambuco here to determine who will qualify for the quarterfinals.

  • 88poker ends contract with Suarez

    London,: Online poker network 888poker announced termination of its contract with Uruguay’s Luis Suarez after his biting incident in his team’s match against Italy in the FIFA World Cup June 24.

  • Digvijay Singh

    Digvijaya questions Rahul’s ability to rule

    New Delhi: Amid continued questioning of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s ability to handle elections by several party leaders, the party’s general secretary Digvijaya Singh said the 44-year-old Gandhi scion was not suited to rule.

  • Chennai building collapse

    NDRF team to help rescue ops in building collapse; HM condoles

    New Delhi: A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials has reached the site in North Delhi, where 10 people were killed after a building collapsed, to help the administration in rescue operations.

  • PDP releases 2nd list of candidates for JK polls

    Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today announced its second list consisting 21 candidates for the upcoming polls to the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, introducing eight new faces including a former IPS officer who recently joined the party.

  • Don’t want this dream to end: Algeria’s Slimani

    Curitiba (Brazil), June 28 (IANS/EFE) Algerian striker Islam Slimani gushed over his team’s advance to the FIFA World Cup Round of 16, saying “it was a dream come true” and hopes that the journey of the ‘Desert Warriors’ does not end at this stage of the tournament.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    India steps up rescue ops in Iraq;EAM to hold meeting tomorrow

    New Delhi: With the deepening Iraq violence, India has set up three camp offices to facilitate departure of 10,000 Indians from non-conflicting zones even as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has summoned top Indian envoys in Gulf countries for consultations here tomorrow.

  • There is a country behind our dream: Higuain

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil): Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuaín said that the whole Argentine population is backing their team for the World Cup dream, hoping that the players can bring joy to the people.

  • Are conservatives more obedient than liberals?

    Toronto: Historically, conservatives are viewed as being more obedient and more respectful of leadership whereas liberals tend to be associated with protests and blatant acts of rebellion.