Free Press Journal
  • Blackmoney

    FM Keeps the black money pot simmering

    New Delhi: Political parties have a penchant for keeping the pot simmering. Black money stashed abroad has been a favourite handle for the Bharatiya Janata Party to target the Congress party over its allegedly corrupt ways. On Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dropped hints that a minister in the previous UPA government could be one of those who had stashed money abroad. He added that he did not want to give details

  • Multiple gun attack in Canadian Parliament

    OTTAWA: The Canadian Parliament in Ottawa was under siege on Wednesday after multiple gunmen struck. One of them shot a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial before entering the adjacent Parliament building, where multiple rounds were fired. Shooting also was reported at a nearby shopping mall.

  • Sukhoi-30

    India grounds its sukhoi-30fleet

    New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fighter plane fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check. The fleet of about 200 twin-engine aircraft would be airborne only when they are cleared by the technical review committee.

  • Spotlight is back on Vadra

    The BJP government feels that there is a prima facie case against Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, which the new government in Haryana should take to its logical conclusion.

  • BJP-SS scene still hazy

    New Delhi: The air dash by two Shiv Sena emissaries — Anil Desai and Subhash Desai — to the capital seems to have achieved little in terms of bringing any clarity over their party’s terms of trade with the new big brother Bharatiya Janata Party. Perhaps, the only the element of certainty is that the negotiations have not officially begun.

  • Another school child rape case in IT City

    Bangalore: On the eve of Diwali, parents in Bangalore and elsewhere exploded in anger as news came in of yet another horrific rape of a four-year-old girl at a reputed international school in North Bangalore.

  • 5 arrested for hacking Sena leader

    Mumbai : The police on Wednesday morning arrested five people in connection with the murder of a local Shiv Sena leader, Ramesh Jadhav: they had hacked him at his residence in Gangaram chawl in Kot Dongri, Dindoshi, with choppers.

  • WTA finals: Halep routs Serena

    Singapore: Serena Williams did not hesitate when asked to describe her performance today, when she took her heaviest defeat since she was 16 years old.

  • Atletico de Kolkata start as favourites against FC Goa

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata is all set to consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on hosts FC Goa in their fourth Hero Indian Super League encounter at the Fatorda Stadium, here today.

  • Don’t have power to intervene in India-West Indies dispute: ICC

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday admitted it “does not have the power to intervene” in the dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

  • WI Board seeks meeting with BCCI

    Barbados: In its bid to repair the damage caused by its team’s sudden pullout of the India series, an ‘embarrassed’ West Indies Cricket Board has sought a meeting with its Indian counterpart and expressed sorrow for the unfortunate turn of events.

  • Walsh stays as India coach, to be given fresh contract

    New Delhi: A day after his dramatic announcement to quit, India’s chief hockey coach Terry Walsh on Wednesday decided to continue in his post after a meeting with top sports officials, who have assured the Australian that his concerns will be addressed in a fresh contract.

  • Pistorius’ night in single jail cell

    Johannesburg: South African prison officials say Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria. Prison commissioner Zebilon Monama told the South African Press Association that Pistorius seemed confused and tired when he entered the Kgosi Mampuru facility and was visited by the jail’s psychologist and chaplain on Tuesday evening. Pistorius shares the ward with eight other prisoners. The athlete

  • Sanga doubtful for India tour

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday named their 15-member squad for the five-match ODI series against India next month, with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne. The five ODIs will be played at Cuttack, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Kolkata and Ahmedabad between November 2 to 14.

  • Ton-up Younis defies Australia in first Test

    Dubai: Younis Khan hit a record-equalling century to guide Pakistan to 219-4 on the opening day of the first Test against Australia here on Saturday.

  • FDI Inflows: Compliments or Substitutes?

    The composition of FDI is heavily concentrated in the service industry, which may reflect the region’s comparative advantage in this sector. But it may also indicate that FDI into other prominent sectors, such as manufacturing, is low due to insufficient infrastructure and inappropriate investment climate which restrict FDI inflows to these sectors

  • Drogba on target in Chelsea rout of Maribor

    London: Didier Drogba scored his first goal since returning to Chelsea as Jose Mourinho’s side took control of Champions League Group G with a crushing 6-0 victory over Maribor at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

  • Shukla, Uthappa rattle South Zone

    Lahli: East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final on Wednesday.

  • Kashyap, Saina advance

    Paris: Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap stunned World No. 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan 21-11, 21-18 in the first round of men’s singles, while Saina Nehwal registered an easy victory to enter the second round of women’s singles in the French Open.

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