Free Press Journal
  • Uruguay coach quits FIFA position over Suarez ban

    Rio de Janeiro:  Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez quit FIFA’s strategic committee in protest at the ban football’s governing body imposed on his team’s star striker Luis Suarez for biting an Italian player.

  • Suarez a scapegoat: Uruguay coach

    Rio de Janeiro:  Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has said controversial striker Luis Suarez had been made a scapegoat by his four-month ban for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic wins after injury scare at Wimbledon

    London:  Top seed Novak Djokovic moved into the fourth round of the men’s singles with a comfortable 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 defeat of Frenchman Gilles Simon here at the Wimbledon Friday.

  • FIFA panel to hear Suarez’s biting appeal

    Hamilton (Bermuda):  Bermudian lawyer Larry Mussenden could hold the key to the fate of banned Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez, CMC quoted media reports here.

  • Dilma Rousseff

    Police sniper scare at Brazil World Cup opener

    Rio de Janeiro:  A sniper requested permission to shoot an armed man whose presence near world leaders attending the World Cup’s June 12 opening game sparked a security scare, Brazilian officials said today.


    This is ALSO the first time that a serving Governor has been questioned by CBI

  • DU blinks, scraps course but those enrolled upset

    New Delhi :  The Delhi University on Friday gave in to the UGC diktat and scrapped the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), bringing cheer to lakhs of DU aspirants who can now enroll for the earlier three-year course. The controversial programme had pitted the University Grants Commission and DU against each other with the former asking the varsity to junk it.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath talks tough on Naxals, rules out talks

    New Delhi :  In a clear message that signals a hard line stance against Left-Wing Extremists (Naxalites), Union home minister Rajnath Singh has said that forces will give a befitting reply if Naxals launch an attack now.

  • PM should shun ‘honeymoon’ mindset: Cong

    New Delhi :  With Prime Minister Narendra Modi lamenting that his ‘honeymoon’ period in office did not last even “100 hours, forget 100 hundred days”, the Congress has slammed him for still being in the electioneering mode.

  • 26 states come together to form Boxing India

    New Delhi :  The prolonged mess in the terminated Indian Amateur Boxing Federation is finally showing some signs of resolution with the AIBA-approved Boxing India getting the support 26 state units in a general council meeting where it was also decided to hold IABF elections on July 9.

  • HC slams WFI for not following sports code

    New Delhi :  The Delhi High Court came down heavily on the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for not following the sports code in its entirety while selecting wrestlers for the upcoming CWG in Glasgow.

  • Li Na stunned; Djokovic shines

    The Chinese looked out of sorts during her defeat to Czech, while men’s top-seed eases into third round

  • ‘Killjoy Gate’ to stop players from celebrating

    London: Wimbledon officials have installed a small gate so that champions can climb the stairs to the players’ box rather than clamber on the roof. According to, the move has been criticsed by tennis fans who later branded it “Killjoy Gate”, “Jobsworth Gate” and “Health and Safety Gets Out of Hand Gate” on Twitter.

  • TCS Chairman sees improved growth across verticals in FY15

    Mumbai : Tata Consultancy Services Ltd is well-positioned against competitors across verticals and is optimistic of getting better growth opportunities in 2014-15 (Apr-Mar), its management told shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting on Friday.

  • Saina in semis; Sindhu bows out

    Sydney :  Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal reached the women’s singles semi-finals with a comfortable straight-game win, but compatriot P.V Sindhu failed to cross the quarterfinal hurdle in the Australian Super Series on Friday.