Free Press Journal
  • We are going out to win this Test: Cook

    London: England skipper Alastair Cook has said that his side will not be resting on the 2-1 series advantage and will go for an outright win in the fifth and final cricket Test against India at the Oval starting tomorrow.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue in I-Day address

    Islamabad: Raking up the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said it is the “main source of tension” in Indo-Pak relations and sought its peaceful resolution to explore new ways to bolster bilateral ties.

  • Dispose poetess’s family appeal: U’khand HC to IG

    Nainital: Uttarakhand HC today directed the IG (Prisons) to dispose of within 3 weeks a petition submitted by family members of slain poetess Madhumita Shukla, seeking transfer of Amarmani Tripathi from Gorakhpur jail to Haridwar prison on grounds of lenient treatment being meted out to him.

  • We will continue with our five-bowler strategy: Dhoni

    London: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again reiterated that he will not deviate from his strategy of playing five bowlers ahead of the fifth and final cricket Test against England starting tomorrow.

  • Now pay more to use ATM’s beyond 3 transactions

    Mumbai: Frequent withdrawal of money from ATMs will become expensive from November, with the RBI imposing a limit of 3 transactions per month from ATMs of other banks and 5 from the same bank in six metropolitan cities.

  • SC refuses to stay New Supreme Court Rules-2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today did not pass any order on a plea to stay the implementation of the New Supreme Court Rules-2013 slated to come into force on August 19.

  • Sri Lanka slams Pillay for influencing UN rights probe

    Colombo: Sri Lanka today slammed outgoing UN rights chief Navy Pillay of “personal bias” and for trying to “influence” UNHRC probe into reports of war crimes in the country during the last phase of conflict against the LTTE.

  • MAnikrao Thackeray

    Assembly polls: Cong to start interviewing aspirants on Aug 17

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding its wrangling with NCP over allocation of seats for the upcoming state Assembly elections, the Maharashtra unit of Congress will start conducting interviews of aspirants from Sunday as per the seat-sharing formula of 2009.

  • 4 die in rain related incidents in Himachal Pradesh

    Shimla: Incessant heavy rains and flash floods wreaked havoc in Mandi, Hamirpur and parts of Kangra district, leaving four people dead and a trail of destruction.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Inflammatory provocation against spirit of democracy: President

    New Delhi: Describing India as a “beacon of democracy”, President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said people must defend its “secular fabric with vigour” and those who believe in the “poison drip of inflammatory provocation” don’t understand the “country’s values” or “its present political impulses”.

  • Security beefed for I-day celebration in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Security has been beefed up in all the sensitive places across Chhattisgarh, particularly in the naxal-hit areas, in the view of Independence Day celebrations tomorrow, police said.

  • ISL attracts players from four continents

    New Delhi: The Indian Super League organisers, IMG-Reliance and Star India, today announced the names of 27 players for the ‘central international player draft pool’ representing countries like Spain, Czech Republic, South Korea, France, Brazil, Colombia, Senegal and Burkina Faso.

  • Saradha Scam: CBI raids ex- minister Matang Sinh, 28 other places

    New Delhi/Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the office and residence of former minister Matang Sinh and 28 other places in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam on Thursday.

  • Telangana launches ‘Happening Hyderabad’ campaign

    Hyderabad: With the political dust settling down in Hyderabad, the city is poised to become a happening place with a series of events covering technology, art, culture and sports lined up for the next one year.

  • amit shah

    Congress days are over in Haryana: Amit Shah

    Mahendergarh (Haryana): BJP president Amit Shah Thursday said the days of the Congress in Haryana were over and urged voters to give a decisive mandate to his party in the forthcoming assembly polls.

  • Border violence toll rises to 2, Gogoi blames CRPF

    Golaghat (Assam): Violence and arson along the Assam-Nagaland border by alleged miscreants has claimed two lives so far with the recovery of one more body from the disturbed Uriamghat area as Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi held the CRPF responsible for failing to provide security to the people.