Free Press Journal
  • SAI, HI fail to retain Walsh

    New Delhi: Indian hockey chief coach Terry Walsh, who was in talks with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to get a new contract, Tuesday said the meeting between him and the nodal agency did not yield the desired results but is optimistic that he will receive a new proposal this weekend which agrees to his terms and conditions.

  • Hema Malini adopts Radha’s village

    Mathura:  Village Raval, the birthplace of Radha, the consort of Lord Krishna, has been adopted by BJP MP and actor Hema Malini.

  • Medical team sent to Dharmapuri: Tamil Nadu CM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam Tuesday said the government had taken a number of measures, including sending a medical team led by a senior official, to monitor the health of newly born children in Dharmapuri district.

  • Finance Secretary Mehrishi appointed to ADB board

    New Delhi: The government Tuesday said that Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi has been appointed as India’s alternate governor on the board of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

  • Nitish Kumar

    RJD, JD-U won’t merge: Nitish

    Patna: The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) won’t merge ahead of assembly elections next year, former chief minister Nitish Kumar said Tuesday.

  • Pune FC

    FC Pune City face Chennaiyin FC in crucial ISL tie

    Chennai: FC Pune City take on Chennaiyin FC in a crucial match of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Wednesday, the winner of which will go top of the standings.

  • Indian eves poised to win Test

    Mysuru: The Indian women’s team was on the threshold of victory against South Africa who, following on, were 83 for six, still 84 runs in arrears, at stumps on the third and penultimate day of the one-off Test, here Tuesday.

  • Iraqi forces fighting to retake key town from IS

    Baghdad: Iraqi security forces launched a major offensive to recapture the town of Saadiyah in the eastern province of Diyala Tuesday while troops retook control of a village near the country’s largest oil refinery in Salahudin province, security sources said.

  • Constitution can only be changed in next government term: Myanmar speaker

    Yangon: Myanmar’s constitution can only be amended in the next government term and the upcoming 2015 general elections will be held under the existing 2008 constitution, Union Parliament Speaker U Shwe Mann told a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday.

  • People being held hostage inside ashram: Haryana police chief

    Chandigarh: Haryana Police Tuesday said scores of people were being held hostage inside the Satlok Ashram complex of controversial sect leader Rampal and were not being allowed to leave, despite the administration asking them to vacate the premises.

  • N Srinivasan BCCI

    BCCI backs IPL boss, Srinivasan; postpones AGM

    Chennai: An emergency meeting of the BCCI Working Committee here Tuesday decided to support Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Sundar Raman while postponing the cricket board’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Dec 17.

  • M Venkaiah Naidu

    Urban development offers huge investment openings: Naidu

    New Delhi:Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday invited countries and corporates to invest in India’s urban development sector where $140 billion could be invested over the next 20 years.

  • New York skyscraper to sell for $2.25 billion

    New York: Blackstone Group LP has reached an agreement to sell a skyscraper in Manhattan for $2.25 billion, sources close to the financial operation said.

  • Congress to stage dharna against UP govt on Nov 21

    Lucknow: Congress today said it would stage a dharna here on November 21 against the Uttar Pradesh government’s failure to hike minimum support price of sugarcane and non-payment of cane dues.

  • UK watchdog calls for urgency over extremism in schools

    London: Britain’s schools watchdog today called for greater urgency in tackling suspected Islamic extremist influence in some of the UK schools in Birmingham where their curriculum were found to be controlled by radicals.

  • Raj Babbar

    BJP wants to spread ‘disappointment’ in J-K: Congress

    Bandipora (J-K): Congress today alleged that a danger was prevailing over Jammu and Kashmir as the BJP wants to spread “disappointment” in the state so that the saffron party can “capture the whole of India automatically”.

  • Smriti Irani

    Smriti Irani defamation: HC to hear Sanjay Nirupam’s plea Feb 20

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday posted for Feb 20 the final hearing of a plea filed by Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for quashing the summons issued by a trial court on a defamation suit filed against him by union minister Smriti Irani.