Free Press Journal
  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Sena eyes additional Cabinet berth in Modi govt, post of MoS

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena wants one more Cabinet berth in Central government, besides the post of a Minister of State, even though it has almost sealed a power-sharing deal with the BJP government in Maharashtra.

  • Maha cabinet takes up Kelkar report on development backlog

    Mumbai: A month after taking charge as the Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis has got down to tackling the long-pending issue of removal of development backlog of Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra.

  • Maha Guv heckling: Probe panel to hold first meet tomorrow

    Mumbai: The committee appointed to probe the alleged incident of heckling and causing injury to Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, for which five Congress MLAs had been suspended, will hold its maiden meeting here tomorrow.

  • Sachin pays tribute to Hughes 

    Kolkata: Paying a tribute to Phillip Hughes, who died Nov 27 after being hit by a bouncer, Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said the Australian would be “missed”.

  • We’re determined to give our best in CT: Belgium skipper

    Bhubaneswar:  Belgium captain Dohmen John-John is aware about the tough competition that awaits them in the FIH Champions Trophy but said the Red Lions are determined to give their best in the eight-nation tournament to be held here from December 6-14.

  • Disabled sports getting people’s attention: Swimmer Rehman Baidya

    Kolkata: Swimmer Masudur Rehman Baidya, double amputee below the knee who crossed the English Channel in 1997, believes India only prefers cinema, cricket and politics but admitted the scenario was changing now and people are taking interest and helping the disabled sports to come up in the country.

  • Cricket World Cup trophy showcased in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: MoneyGram, a leading money transfer and payment services company, Wednesday brought the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup trophy here as part of a six-city tour.

  • Seven injured in Delhi house fire

    New Delhi: Seven people, including three women, were critically injured Wednesday when a fire broke out in a two-storey residential building in Delhi, police said.

  • China to create database of allegedly corrupt fugitives

    Beijing: China will set up a database of allegedly corrupt officials who have fled overseas, while over 150 such fugitives surrendered to police by Dec 1, the deadline set by the government for those who wished to be treated leniently.

  • Himachal HC panel to monitor World Bank-funded road project

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday accepted a writ petition on an abnormal delay in completing a World Bank-funded road project in a prominent apple belt here but excluded the petitioner from the case as he was a former BJP minister.

  • Well-prepared Belgium ready for hockey Champions Trophy

    Bhubaneswar:  Belgian hockey mid-fielder Thomas Briels Wednesday said that they are banking on good preparations to have a successful Champions Trophy starting Saturday at the Kalinga Stadium here.

  • UN mission in Libya plans new round of national dialogue

    Tripoli: The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has announced that a new round of national dialogue will be held next Tuesday to boost peace in the war-torn country, according to a statement published Wednesday.

  • No direct link between mobile tower radiation, health: Centre

    New Delhi: Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said an expert panel set up by the central government did not find any direct link between exposure to radio frequency radiation and health.