Free Press Journal
  • Pallikal hints at Asiad squash draw being unfair

    New Delhi: India’s top women’s squash player Dipika Pallikal Thursday said it was no coincidence that she and compatriot Joshna Chinappa have been paired in the same half of the singles draw at the Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4.

  • Missing train traced after 17 days in Bihar

    Patna: A train which went missing from one railway division in Bihar was finally traced Thursday after 17 long days — from another division, senior officials said.

  • Jajodia elected first Boxing India president

    Mumbai: Boxing India (BI) announced Thursday the formation its elected federation after an International Boxing Association (AIBA) suspension of the federation for 21 months.

  • sharad pawar

    New vs old debate in Cong over Maha Assembly poll tickets

    New Delhi: Looking to beat 15 years of anti- incumbency in Maharashtra, the Congress leadership wants to field several fresh faces in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state although there is a view among some of its leader that the move may backfire.

  • Kieron Pollard named as captain for Mumbai Indians in CL T20

    Raipur:Dashing all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pull-out of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting here from Saturday.

  • Mumbai City FC in ‘advanced talks’ with Anelka

    New Delhi: Nicolas Anelka could be part of the Indian Super League football tournament as Mumbai City FC’s negotiations with the former France and Chelsea striker are at an “advanced” stage.

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    BJP can’t digest welfare-oriented decisions of Maha govt: NCP

    Mumbai: The NCP today accused BJP of being unable to stomach the welfare-oriented decisions taken by the Maharashtra government, and sought to know whether it has any plans to scrap Maratha and Muslim reservations for jobs and education in the state.

  • Iraqi PM welcomes Obama’s IS strategy

    Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Thursday welcomed US President Barack Obama’s announcement to wage sweeping airstrikes against the extremist Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group in Iraq and Syria.

  • Designated standing counsel appointed in Binny’s case: HC

    New Delhi: A designated standing counsel has been appointed in a case pertaining to the status of the expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Vinod Kumar Binny, the Delhi High Court was today informed

  • New boxing body elected but Asiad participation still doubtful

    Mumbai: Ending more than one-and-a-half year-old impasse in Indian boxing officialdom, a new body headed by industrialist Sandeep Jajodia was elected here today for a four-year term in the elections conducted via a secret ballot in the presence of two observers from world body AIBA.

  • RBI

    Don’t follow straightjacket approach on inflation:RBI director

    New Delhi: Reflecting on differences within the Reserve Bank, noted economist and RBI’s independent director Indira Rajaraman today said the central bank should not follow a straightjacket approach of controlling inflation.

  • Don’t follow straightjacket approach on inflation:RBI director

    New Delhi: Reflecting on differences within the Reserve Bank, noted economist and RBI’s independent director Indira Rajaraman today said the central bank should not follow a straightjacket approach of controlling inflation.

  • Police open fire on angry mob, one killed

    Bhubaneswar: One person was killed in police firing and 19 others, including 15 policemen, were injured in clashes in a village in Odisha’s Nayagarh district Thursday, an official said.