Free Press Journal
  • Angus Fraser

    Tough to balance between ODI series and World Cup: Fraser

    London: England national selector Angus Fraser feels the upcoming five-match ODI series against India will be a tough one as the two teams will not just look to compete but also build up to the 2015 World Cup.

  • Barfi Movie

    ‘Barfi’ goes to Belgrade

    New Delhi: After winning hearts at home and several international film festivals, Ranbir Kapoor-starrer romantic comedy ‘Barfi’ is now all set to delight audiences in the capital of Serbia tomorrow.

  • UPSC Exam

    SC rejects plea to postpone UPSC prelim exams

    New Delhi:  The Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) preliminary examination will now take place as scheduled after the Supreme Court (SC) today rejected a plea seeking stalling of the exams.

  • NEC ranks first in NIST fingerprint matching technology benchmark test

    Tokyo: NEC Corporation’s fingerprint identification technology has garnered the top place for matching accuracy in the Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test (PFT II), a benchmark test conducted by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to measure performance of fingerprint matching software by utilizing vendor proprietary fingerprint templates.

  • JMM-BJP workers clash in Ranchi

    Ranchi: Workers of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed in Ranchi today over the jeering of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren a couple of days ago.

  • Asif Ali Zardari with Nawaz Sharif

    Zardari to meet Sharif to discuss political stalemate in Pakistan

    Lahore: Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has left Karachi for Lahore, where he will have a luncheon meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the latter’s Raiwind residence.

  • Jignesh Shah

    NSEL Scam: Accused Jignesh Shah gets bail

    Mumbai: Prime accused in the Rs.5600 crore National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) scam and founder of Financial Technologies (India), Jignesh Shah, has been granted bail by the Bombay High Court.

  • Narendra Modi

    Sri Lanka must ensure justice for Tamils

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged Sri Lanka to ensure “equality, dignity, justice and self-respect” for its Tamil minority.

  • Nawaz-Sharif

    No headway in talks to end political impasse in Pakistan

    Islamabad:  A tense standoff continued in Pakistan today as overnight talks between the government and protesters demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation made little headway in breaking the political logjam.

  • Rs 100-cr crop loans to be disbursed to tenant farmers in East Godavari

    Rajahmundry (AP): East Godavari District Joint Collector R Muthyala Raju has urged bankers and  officials to take necessary and appropriate steps to disburse Rs 100 crore worth crop loans to eligible tenant farmers in the district on their Loan Eligibility Card (LEC).

  • Two washed away in floods

    Erode:  Two persons were washed away in floods after heavy rains lashed in various parts of the district, police said today.

  • U.R. Ananthamurthy

    CPI-M salutes Ananthamurthy

    New Delhi: The CPI-M Saturday mourned the death of renowned writer and social activist U.R. Ananthamurthy, calling him “a firm advocate of secular values”.