Free Press Journal
  • Triple jumpers Maheshwary, Mayookha cleared for Asiad

    Patiala: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Thursday said triple jumpers Mayookha Johny (women’s) and Renjith Maheshwary (men’s) have been cleared for the Incheon Asian Games, starting Friday.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Vijay Mallya summoned by court

    Bulandshahr: Kingfisher Airlines Chairman-cum-Managing Director Vijay Mallya has been summoned by a court here on a pilot’s petition alleging that the company was withholding his payment dues.

  • Sardar to be India’s flag bearer at Asiad opening

    Incheon: Ending the suspense over who would be the Indian contingent’s flag bearer at tomorrow’s 17th Asian Games opening ceremony here, men’s hockey team captain Sardar Singh was today bestowed with the honour.

  • Sania, Cara reach semis of Tokyo Open

    Tokyo:  Defending champions, Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open, here today.

  • Sensex

    Sensex,Nifty rise 4 mths high on Fed status-quo, China ties

    Mumbai: Indian markets today logged their best daily gain since May 12 with Sensex jumping 481 points to 27,112.21 and Nifty soaring over 139 points to 8,114.75 bolstered by Fed’s continued pledge to retain rates at low levels and rising optimism over trade ties with China.

  • Railways join hands with China to increase train speed

    New Delhi: In a significant development, Indian Railways today joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the country.

  • A Deputy Superintent of Tihar Jail arrested

    New Delhi: A Deputy Superintendent of Tihar Jail, Gyan Singh was today arrested on charges of attempting to murder his daughter-in-law in Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi, police said.

  • Coal Scam

    CBI probe in coal scam case bereft of basic nuances: Court

    New Delhi: Observing that the CBI probe into a coal block allocation case was “bereft of basic nuances of investigation”, a special court today ordered further probe in an FIR in which the agency had filed a closure report against Kolkata-based Vikash Metals and Power Ltd and its officials.

  • Virbhadra Singh

    CM regrets statement of Prashant Bhushan in land case

    Shimla: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today expressed regret over the reported statement of lawyer Prashant Bhushan that the state’s decision to vest the land purchased by KBES in the government was “political”.

  • Nawaz-Sharif

    New ISI chief to be named soon: report

     Islamabad: The new chief of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency ISI is likely to be named next week amid political turmoil in the coup-prone country, according to a media report.

  • Ajit-Pawar

    NCP’s demand for 144 seats in Maha polls justified: Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: Justifying his demand for equal seat sharing, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar today said past mistakes will not be repeated if NCP emerges as the single-largest party, as it did in 2004 assembly polls.

  • Ebola screening

    Ebola:HC asks Centre to keep scanners at Pune, Nagpur airports

    Mumbai: Unhappy with the Centre’s stand that it does not have ‘thermal image scanners’ to be installed at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus in people coming from African countries, the Bombay High Court today directed that such equipment be provided there immediately.

  • Hema defends her remarks on widows in Vrindavan

    Mumbai: Actor-politician Hema Malini today sought to defend her remarks that widows from West Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, saying she said this in the context of how they were being ignored in their home states and government not doing enough for them.

  • The Dalai Lama speaking at an event in BThe Dalai Lama speaking at an event in Bengaluru on Monday.engaluru on Monday.

    Xi open-minded, realistic, can learn from India: Dalai Lama

    Mumbai: As Xi Jinping held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama today hailed the Chinese President as “open-minded” and “realistic” and said he can learn from India.