Free Press Journal
  • Senior Indian sports officials arrested in Glasgow

    New Delhi: India were left red-faced after Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested in Glasgow on separate charges late Saturday night.

  • Final Commonwealth Games medals tally

    Glasgow: England finished the 2014 Commonwealth Game Sunday on top with a medals haul of 174 medals – 58 gold, 59 silver and 57 bronze – ahead of Australia and Canada.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Bihar flood alert: Armed forces on standby, CM says no need to panic

    New Delhi/Patna: The central government Sunday stepped up precautionary measures in view of a flood alert in Bihar, keeping the IAF on standby and deploying the army even as state Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said the situation was under control and there was no need to panic.

  • landslide

    Maharashtra landslide toll climbs to 103, 130 still missing

    Pune: The death toll in Maharashtra’s worst-ever landslide in Pune district’s Malin village climbed to 103 Sunday with another 21 bodies recovered from the debris in the past 24 hours, while another 130 villagers were still trapped or missing, an official said Sunday.

  • RAjinikrishnan

    Double for Rajnikrishnan in national motorcycle championship

    Chennai: K. Rajnikrishnan underlined his status as one of country’s top riders as he posted his second win of the weekend in the Group C 165cc class here Sunday in the third round of the FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Championship.

  • Narendra Modi-Sushil Koirala

    India, Nepal hold talks after Modi’s grand welcome

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal opened talks here Sunday, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived to a rousing welcome on a two-day visit tipped to deepen relations between the two close neighbours.

  • Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta

    Jwala-Ashwini lose in women’s doubles final, take silver

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost to Malaysian duo Vivian Kah Mun Hoo and Khe Wei Woon in the women’s doubles final of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Sunday and had to settle for the silver medal.

  • Gaza Funeral

    Gaza toll escalates to 1766

    Gaza: The Israeli offensive which started July 8 on the Gaza Strip has killed 1,766 people and left 9,500 injured, the health ministry said Sunday.

  • 150 killed in China quake

    Beijing: At least 150 people were killed Sunday when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit China’s Yunnan province.

  • CWG 2014

    Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini in final; Sindhu, Gurusaidutt win bronze

    Glasgow: Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India’s presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals, while P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt had to be content with the bronze medals at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.

  • Gaza airstrike

    1,700 Palestinians killed in Gaza offensive

    Gaza: The Palestinian health ministry said Sunday that at least 1,712 Palestinians have been killed since Israel launched its offensive in the Gaza Strip against Hamas July 8.

  • Most murders in Delhi committed by first-timers

    New Delhi: A majority of the murders that take place in the national capital are committed by first-timers, instigated by a sudden provocation and using sharp-edged weapons like knives and scissors, a report by the Delhi Police has revealed.

  • Narendra Modi-Sushil Koirala

    India, Nepal hold talks after Modi’s grand welcome

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal opened talks here Sunday, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived to a rousing welcome on a two-day visit tipped to deepen relations between the two close neighbours.

  • Three women killed in Somalia blast

    Mogadishu: At least three female street cleaners were killed and eight injured Sunday after an explosive hidden in the trash they collected went off in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.

  • Narendra Modi

    As Modi visits, call for greater trans-Himalayan connectivity

    Kathmandu: A former minister of Nepal has called for greater land connectivity between China, India and Nepal to raise to a new height regional cooperation between the neighbouring countries as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kathmandu Sunday.

  • CWG: Two Indian officials arrested in Glasgow

    New Delhi:  Two senior Indian officials, including Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta, have been arrested in Glasgow on separate charges, IOA sources confirmed here Sunday.

  • India to vie for 4 golds on CWG final day

    Glasgow: Eleven gold medals will be up for grabs on the final day of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Sunday. India will compete in four disciplines for a shot at the top prize.

  • Narendra Modi

    As Modi visits, call for greater trans-Himalayan connectivity

    Kathmandu:  A former minister of Nepal has called for greater land connectivity between China, India and Nepal to raise to a new height regional cooperation between the neighbouring countries as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kathmandu Sunday.

  • Rape

    Three held for gang rape of Bengal housewife

    Kolkata: Three people were arrested Sunday for allegedly drugging and raping a housewife in West Bengal, police said, adding the prime suspect is still on the run.

  • Modi-Koirala

    Modi, Koirala hold talks

    Kathmandu: Prime Ministers Narendra Modi of India and Sushil Koirala of Nepal met here Sunday afternoon for one-on-one talks, officials said.