Free Press Journal
  • Mujtaba looking to support Sardar in midfield

    Glasgow: Making his comeback to the Indian hockey team, Danish Mujtaba wants to support captain and playmaker Sardar Singh in the midfield to better the team’s chances at the Commonwealth Games.

  • Philander fined for ball tampering

    Dubai:  South Africa’s Vernon Philander was fined 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the third day’s play in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.

  • Aus family lost family members in MH17 plane crash

    Sydney: A family in Queensland who had lost a son and daughter-in-law on flight MH370 has lost further family members in the MH17 plane crash over Eastern Ukraine.

  • Malaysian plane crash

    MH17 tragedy: Blame game continues

    Donetsk (Ukraine):  The forces of the Kiev government and their militia foes continued to accuse each other Saturday of launching the missile that caused the death of 298 people aboard the Malaysian jetliner that crashed in eastern Ukraine.

  • International AIDS society says 6 delegates died in MH17 crash

    Melbourne: International AIDS Society President Francoise Barre-Sinousi today said that at least six delegates heading to attend a global AIDS conference here were killed in the Malaysian plane crash in eastern Ukraine.

  • Narendra Modi

    Managing of PM Relief Fund to be modelled on Gujarat scheme

    New Delhi:  Major changes are in the offing in the way the PM’s National Relief Fund is managed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi today directed that the Gujarat model should be emulated in selection of beneficiaries, giving priority to the poor and children.

  • Lotus Park fire

    Last rites of dead Mumbai fireman to be held shortly

    Mumbai: The last rites of fireman Nitin Ivalekar, who died yesterday while trying to bring a blaze under control at the Lotus Business Park building in Andheri will be taking place in a short while.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Recapitalisation of PSU banks is on high priority: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said recapitalisation to the tune of Rs 2.4 lakh crore in public sector banks to meet Basel III norms is a ‘high priority’ item for the government.

  • Suspected encephalitis toll in Bengal climbs to 45

    Siliguri: One more person died of suspected encephalitis here, taking the toll due to the suspected vector-borne disease in West Bengal to 45 in the last 17 days, officials said Saturday.

  • Brad Pitt

    Pitt, Jolie to star together in ‘By the Sea’

    Los Angeles: Real-life couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will star together in ‘By the Sea’, to be written and directed by the ‘Maleficent’ star.

  • Bangalore Rape Protests

    Child rape case: Protesters take out march, demand action

    Bangalore: Hundreds of protesters today staged a silent march from the school where a six-year-old girl student was allegedly raped to a police station demanding justice for the girl and swift action against the guilty.

  • Nitish kumar

    Nitish accuses BJP of destroying ‘brand Bihar’

    Patna: In a blistering attack on old companion BJP, Nitish Kumar today slammed the party for destroying “Brand Bihar” through its tactics of spreading “rumour” and fomenting fear.

  • 80 kids among dead; so were 100 AIDS experts

    The tragic victims of Flight MH17 included 80 children. Two Indonesians aged just three and five who were flying with their parents while three Australian children were headed home with their grandfather. Also on board the doomed flight were around 100 Aids experts on their way to an international conference, a Catholic nun from Australia and a British university student. The nationalities of more victims were confirmed on Friday, which included 189

  • Ukraine releases intercepted Calls

    Intercepted phone calls purportedly between Russian military intelligence officers and members of a pro-Russian separatist group could be the smoking gun that helps prove the Malaysian jetliner was downed in Ukraine by the insurgents.

  • Lotus Park fire

    The day firemen had to be rescued

    Mumbai :  The city on Friday was spared a major tragedy rivaling the Bombay dock explosion of 1944 in which 66 firemen had perished. Thankfully, in the high-rise fire on Friday afternoon in the 22-storey Lotus Business Park at Andheri (W), there was loss of just one life — that of fireman Nitin Yevlekar (35).