Free Press Journal
  • Prez congratulates Rai and Shweta for winning medals

    New Delhi:  President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated two Indian shooters — Jitu rai and Shweta Chaudhry — for winning medals at the ongoing Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

  • Decide on media freedom in National Media Policy:TRAI Chairman

    New Delhi:  Telecom and broadcast regulator TRAI chairman Rahul Khullar today said that government should make it clear in a national media policy that politicians and governments and their organs should not be in the business of broadcast.

  • Indian rowers qualify for Asiad final

    Incheon: The Indian rowing teams of Dung Dung Sanjukta-Pratap Tarunikha and Roopendra Singh-Manjeet Singh qualified for the final rounds of the women’s pair and lightweight men’s double sculls, respectively, at the Chungju Tangeum Lake Rowing Center at the Asian Games here Saturday.

  • Ishrat case: court allows 2 accused cops to go outside Gujarat

    Ahmedabad: The special CBI court here today allowed the applications of two police officers, who are accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, seeking modification of their bail conditions which bar them from leaving Gujarat.

  • Health minister expresses grief over high suicide levels

    Thrissur: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday expressed grief over the national loss of human resources by the rising tendency of young people to commit suicide and said the government will come up with a strategy soon.

  • Ex-SC judge A.K. Ganguly backs JU students

    Kolkata: Expressing solidarity with Jadavpur University students, former Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly Saturday questioned the city police chief’s claim that the students were not baton charged.

  • Pak plane carrying 47 people grounded after bird hit

    Lahore: A major tragedy was averted today when a Lahore-bound Pakistani flight carrying 47 passengers made a successful landing following a bird hit shortly after its takeoff.

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    Indian women shuttlers assured of bronze in Asian Games

    Incheon: India today ended a 28-year-old medal drought in Asian Games badminton after the women’s shuttlers, led by Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu, edged out Thailand 3-2 to reach the semifinals of the women’s team event, here today.

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    Mitchell Marsh seals it for Scorchers in thrilling finish

    Mohali: The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa’s Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20, here today.

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    Muslim clerics in UP laud Modi’s statement

    Lucbnow: Muslim religious leaders in Uttar Pradesh Saturday lauded the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming Indian Muslims as people who would live for the nation and if the need arises, die for it.

  • PMLA case: Morani allowed to go abroad for promoting movie

    New Delhi: Bollywood producer Karim Morani, an accused in the 2G scam-related money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to go abroad for promoting the upcoming Shahrukh Khan-starrer movie ‘Happy New Year’.

  • MEA Following Process Initiated On Incursions

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Chinese incursions in Ladakh with Chinese President Xi Jinping, India today said it was carefully following the process initiated by Modi and an outcome was awaited.

  • Expect 12 gold medals from track and field events: Sarbananda Sonowal

    New Delhi: Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday said that he expects Indian athletes to win 10-12 gold medals from the track and field events in the 17th Asian Games, where competition started Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon.

  • J&K’s home matches in Ranji Trophy shifted to Mohali

    Mumbai: The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir’s Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state which has left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition.

  • PIL alleges violation of code of conduct by Maharashtra govt

    Mumbai: A public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court has alleged that the Maharashtra government violated the model code of conduct by transferring or promoting the officers after the announcement of Assembly elections on September 12.

  • Mithali retains top spot, Jhulan drops in ICC rankings

    Dubai: India’s Mithali Raj maintained her position atop the women batters while Jhulan Goswami dropped a place to fourth among the bowlers in the latest One-Day International (ODI) rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday.