Free Press Journal
  • Suresh Raina

    Suresh Raina does a Dhoni, becomes co-owner of a HHIL team

    Lucknow: Following in the footsteps of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina has become the second cricketer to be associated with the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) after he was named today as the co-owner of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards franchise.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    Second Ebola death in US as Sierra Leone doctor succumbs

    Houston: A doctor from Sierra Leone, who was being treated at a US hospital for Ebola, died today, the second death in America due to the deadly virus which has killed thousands of people in West Africa.

  • Veil system, an evil tradition: Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today kicked up a controversy by dubbing the practice of “purdah” (veil) as an “evil tradition”, saying it should be scrapped as it hindered progress of women.

  • CPI(M), CPI sink differences: United LDF stir against Mani

    Thiruvananthapuram:Burying the strained relations between CPI-M and CPI, opposition LDF in Kerala today decided to launch a joint agitation, seeking resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani who has come under a cloud following a bribe allegation over the bar licence issue.

  • Truce announced in LDF

    Thiruvananthapuram: Amid a vocal battle between the CPI-M and the CPI, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) announced a truce Monday.

  • Tame Sidhu, Akalis tell BJP

    Chandigarh: Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday lodged a protest with state BJP President Kamal Sharma over the utterances of former BJP MP and cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu against the Punjab government.

  • Virbhadra Singh

    Nehru’s legacy must be upheld: Himachal CM

    New Delhi:  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday said the contributions made by former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru to shape modern India were well known and his legacy must be upheld by rising above political considerations.

  • HC dismisses appeal of school principal, 3 others

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court today upheld the closure of a school in Thiruvananthapuram where a four-year-old boy was locked up in a kennel in September this year.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee ends almost stable at 61.73 Vs US dollar

    Mumbai: In lackluster trade, the Indian rupee today closed almost flat at 61.73 against the Greenback on alternate bouts of demand and supply amid rise in dollar value overseas.

  • Mkts’ dream run continues, Sensex, Nifty surge to new peaks

    Mumbai: Extending their record-breaking run, the Sensex today surged 131.22 points to end at new peak of 28,177.88 and the Nifty rose 40.85 points to fresh closing high of 8,430.75 on the back of positive cues on the trade deficit front and robust gains logged by SBI and Tata Motors.

  • Raj Kundra, Gurunath Meiyappan

    Srinivasan cleared in IPL scam but Meiyappan, Kundra indicted

    New Delhi:  In findings that could leave IPL teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals vulnerable, the Justice Mudgal Committee has indicted their officials Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra of betting and confirmed their role in their teams but cleared BCCI President-in-exile N Srinivasan of match fixing and scuttling the probe.