Free Press Journal
  • Need more foreign exposure: Poovamma

    New Delhi: Asian Games double medallist M.R. Poovamma said Saturday that Indian athletes needed additional international exposure to realise their dream of winning medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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    Amin Pathan is a turncoat, claims of Modi removal false: Abdi

    Jaipur: Lalit Modi’s lawyer and deputy president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association Mahmood Abdi today emphatically denied the claims of Amin Pathan led anti-faction that the former IPL boss has been removed from the president’s post.

  • Impressive win for Padmini Rout in junior chess

    Pune: Padmini Rout scored an impressive victory over Ioana Gelip of Romania with plenty of fireworks in the sixth round of the LIC World Junior Girls Chess championship here Saturday.

  • Rulers ignored Gurgaon’s development: Modi

    Gurgaon: Calling Gurgaon a ‘Mini India’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said its development was ignored because of ‘parallel administration’ by families of chief ministers.

  • Y V Reddy calls for uplift of dalits

    Patna: Expressing deep concern with plight of dalits in India and discrimination against them, the 14th Finance Commission Chairman Y V Reddy today called for corrective measures at societal level for their uplift.

  • Modi government Bengal blast: Trinamool

    Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress Saturday accused the BJP-led central government of politicising the Oct 2 explosion in the state’s Burdwan to hide its “inability” to curb illegal infiltration.

  • India set Windies 264-run target

    New Delhi: A quick fire half-century from captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and a 105-run partnership between Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina helped India score 263 for seven following a slow start by the hosts in the second of the five One-Day Internationals (ODI) against the West Indies here Saturday.

  • Modi ousted as RCA President

    Jaipur: Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was today unceremonimously ousted from the president’s post of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins.

  • Karna bar council condemns “unruly” behaviour of TN advocates

    Bangalore: The Karnataka State Bar Council today condemned the “unruly behaviour” of some advocates from Tamil Nadu on High Court premises here during the hearing on bail plea of jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa last Tuesday.

  • BJP-Sena wearing “mask of development”: Sonia

    Brahmapuri (Maha): Accusing BJP and Shiv Sena of being hand-in-glove, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today said their “only aim is to spread hatred” and asked the voters not to be misled by their “mask of development”.

  • HC disposes plea by SIAA General Secretary

    Chennai: Madras High Court today disposed off a petition filed by Radha Ravi, Actor and General Secretary, South Indian Artistes’ Association in connection with acceptance of subscription of towards membersship of S Murugan, R M Sundaram and P A Khaja Mohideen.

  • Pvt schools criticise JK govt decision to postpone annual exam

    Srinagar: An organization of private schools in Kashmir Valley today condemned the government’s decision to postpone the annual examinations till March next year, terming it a “politically motivated” move and threatened to approach the court on the issue.

  • Cyclone Hudhud: PM Modi to chair high-level review meeting

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to chair a high-level meeting here on Saturday to review the preparedness for Cyclone Hudhud, which is fast approaching the eastern coast of India.