Free Press Journal
  • KKR

    KKR defeats Hobart to storm into CLT20 final

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) stormed into the final of Oppo Champions League T20 tournament bybeating Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Thursday.

  • Modi has more American Facebook fans than US politicians

    Washington: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has more Facebook fans in the US than most current members of Congress, governors and other political candidates, according to a media report.

  • 17th Asian Games

    Indian medallists at 2014 Asiad

    Incheon: The following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 13 of competitions at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday:

  • Sunil Tatkare

    NCP releases manifesto for Maharashtra assembly elections

    Mumbai: In a bid to outdo the Congress assembly poll manifesto, the Nationalist Congress Party’s (NCP) manifesto for the Maharashtra assembly polls released today, has promised to increase the income limit for Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayi Scheme beneficiaries to Rs 3 lakh.

  • BJP to submit review petition against power tariff hike in UP

    Kanpur: Blaming Samajwadi Party government’s “wrong policies” for increase in power tariff in Uttar Pradesh, BJP today said it will move the UP State Electricity Regulatory Commission against the hike.

  • Cape Town Nobel summit ‘suspended’ over Dalai Lama visa row

    Johannesburg: Cape Town’s mayor today “suspended” a planned summit of Nobel peace laureates, blaming the South African government’s “intransigence” in refusing to grant a visa to the Dalai Lama.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Maharashtra Congress releases state assembly poll manifesto

    Mumbai: Congress today released its manifesto for the Maharashtra assembly polls, promising increased income limit for beneficiaries of a health scheme from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh, besides police stations for women as well as elimination of manual scavenging in the state.

  • China backs Hong Kong Chief Executive amid raging protests

    Beijing: Watching warily the pro-democracy protests paralysing Hong Kong, China today threw its weight behind the region’s Chief Executive CY Leung, praising his performance amid demand of his resignation by demonstrators.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa not getting VIP treatment: Jail official

    Bangalore: AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is not getting VIP treatment, but being looked after as any other ordinary prisoner at the Parapanna Agrahara Central prison where she is lodged after conviction in the disproportionate assets case, according to a top jail official.

  • Half of tatkal tickets on 80 trains to be costlier

    New Delhi: Half of the tatkal tickets on 80 trains have become costlier with the railways deciding to partially implement the dynamic fare system under which charges will depend on demand.

  • Anand Sharma

    MCD’s cleanliness drive for publicity: Cong

    New Delhi: Terming it as a “publicity stunt”, Congress today lashed out at the BJP-ruled municipal corporation of Delhi over the cleanliness drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.