Free Press Journal
  • Cheteshwar Pujara

    India lose Vijay, Pujara to reach 108/3 at lunch on Day III

    Southampton: A brilliant six-over spell by Stuart Broad left India in a spot of bother as the visitors reached 108 for three at lunch, on the third day of the third cricket Test against England, here today.

  • Indians no longer need visa to visit Reunion island

    New Delhi: Indians now do not need a visa to visit the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean for stays up to 15 days, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier said Tuesday.

  • NDTV science journo bags ICAR award for agri-reporting

    New Delhi: NDTV Science Editor Pallava Bagla today received the ‘ICAR Chaudhary Charan Singh Award’ for excellence in agriculture reporting for 2013 from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Indian M&A deal tally may touch USD 32 bn this year: Experts

    New Delhi: Merger and acquisition activity in India is expected to see a significant jump and may touch USD 32 billion by the end of this year as overseas corporates, which had adopted a wait-and-watch attitude towards the country prior to elections are now more likely to seek deals.

  • Saharanpur Clashes

    Curfew relaxed, Eid prayers pass off peacefully in Saharanpur

    Saharanpur (UP): Eid prayers today passed off peacefully in this violence-hit city where district authorities relaxed curfew to allow the devout to congregate even as security forces kept a tight vigil on trouble-mongers.

  • Narendra Modi

    India needs to increase farm output: Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday urged agricultural scientists to work towards the twin objective of increasing food productivity and enabling farmers to earn a good livelihood.

  • MSLTA’s foray to spread tennis in tribal areas

    Mumbai: Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association has started an initiative to spread the game into tribal and Naxalite-infested interiors of the state and has already trained 22 youth to not only play the game but also coach children from nearby areas.

  • China’s ex-security chief under investigation: Xinhua

    Beijing: In a significant political move, China’s ruling Communist Party is probing former security czar Zhou Yongkang for charges of corruption and abuse of power, targeting one of the most powerful politician in the country.

  • Veteran Tripura CPI-M leader dead

    Agartala: Nonagenarian CPI-M leader and freedom fighter Chitta Chanda has died at a government medical college here, the party said Tuesday. He was 95.

  • Nigerian weightlifter in doping shock

    Glasgow: Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women’s 53kg category, the Commonwealth Games Federation announced Tuesday.

  • Clashes

    Maximum riots took place in UP since 2013

    New Delhi: With 247 incidents of communal violence, Uttar Pradesh has earned the dubious distinction of topping the list of states that witnessed riots in 2013 and the situation is no different in 2014 too.

  • Taxman to write polite letters to assessees

    New Delhi: Politeness is the new mantra for the Income Tax department which has asked its officials to be more courteous while approaching taxpayers with queries regarding their financial transactions or returns.

  • No Eid holiday for Bengal health workers

    Kolkata: With encephalitis claiming over 100 lives in northern West Bengal this year, all leave of public health workers has been cancelled for a month, a minister said Tuesday.

  • Kunal Deshmukh

    I am attracted to the world of con: Kunal Deshmukh

    Mumbai: Kunal Deshmukh, who is back with his favourite actor Emraan Hashmi in ‘Raja Natwarlal’, says he decided to make a film about a rising crook as he finds the world of con fascinating.

  • HC orders top Thane police officer to probe missing child case

    Thane: The Bombay High Court has directed a senior police officer from Thane to carry out investigations into the case of a two-year-old missing child here after her father filed a habeas corpus petition alleging shoddy probe.

  • Plane crash black boxes

    Ukraine fighting again stops MH17 investigators: official

    The Hague: Fighting between Kiev forces and pro-Russian separatists today prevented international investigators reaching the MH17 crash site in Ukraine for the third day running, the Dutch justice ministry said.