Free Press Journal
  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic is favourite to win Australian Open: Henman

    Kolkata: Four-time Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman of Great Britain feels Novak Djokovic has the favourite to win the Australian Open while Roger Federer’s best chance to add to his kitty of 17 Grand Slams is at the Wimbledon, this year.

  • I will abide by AFI regulation on marathons: Jaisha

    Mumbai: Seasoned runner O P Jaisha, who broke the 19-year-old women’s national marathon record here today, said that she will abide by whatever limits are imposed by Athletics Federation of India on the number of such races an athlete can run in a calendar year in future.

  • IS present in Afghanistan, says army comamnder

    Kabul: Afghan National Army (ANA) commander General Murad Ali Murad has acknowledged the Islamic State (IS) terrorists’ presence in Afghanistan, media reported Sunday.

  • DRDO overhaul on the cards

    New Delhi: An overhaul of India’s premier defence R&D organisation is on the cards with the defence ministry aiming to give greater powers to cluster heads and creating a younger leadership, those in the know of developments say.

  • Obama visit set to galvanise India-US ties

    Washington: Beyond the symbolism of President Barack Obama being the first US president to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day, his second visit to India in four years promises to galvanise India-US ties. There is also a great deal of speculation about who gains more from the visit – Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is said to have staged a diplomatic coup with his invitation to Obama or a lame-duck US

  • Both grass courts and grassroots need promotion: Tim Henman

    Kolkata: Former English ace Tim Henman Sunday said grassroot initiatives like the Kolkata-leg of the ‘Road To Wimbledon’ need to be promoted so that grass-court tennis does not cease to exist.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi’s Muslim aide to link Urdu varsity with industry 

    Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s close Muslim aide Zafar Sareshwala, who took over as the chancellor of the Moulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), is keen to link the institution to industry.

  • Ajay Maken

    Ahead of election, Maken takes on Dikshit

    New Delhi: Their mutual animosity was not unknown. Now, after becoming the Congress face for the assembly polls here, former union minister Ajay Maken has hit out at former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit.

  • Australia beat India by four wickets in ODI

    Melbourne: Australia defeated India by four wickets with an over to spare in the second One-Day International (ODI) of the tri-series, also involving England, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Sunday.

  • No polio case in Himachal since 2009

    Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh): No new case of polio has been reported in Himachal Pradesh since 2009, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Sunday.

  • Indian Army

    Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed in a gunfight between them and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town, police said.

  • ODI tri-series Scoreboard: India vs Australia

    Melbourne: Following is the scoreboard of the match between India and Australia in the ODI tri-series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Sunday.

  • Sachin Tendulkar

    “Sachin: A Lens Story”: A photo tribute to Tendulkar

    Thiruvananthapuram: Some of the most enduring moments of cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar’s career and life over a decade will be showcased in a five-day photo exhibition here from January 20.

  • Poor sleep leads to alcohol and drug addiction

    Washington: Sleep difficulties and hours of sleep can predict a number of specific problems, including binge drinking, driving under the influence and risky sexual behaviour, shows a study.

  • Jaisha breaks national marathon mark, qualifies for Beijing WC

    Mumbai: Indian runner O P Jaisha, an Asian Games medallist in 1,500m and 5,000m events, made a memorable marathon debut here today by breaking the 19-year-old national mark of Vally Satyabhama to qualify for the World Championships in Beijing later this year.

  • Odisha issues guidelines for holding health camps

    Bhubaneswar: About seven weeks after detection of use of bi-cycle pumps at a sterilisation camp, Health and Family Welfare Department in Odisha has issued guidelines for holding of such health camps making prior permission mandatory.

  • Need closer strategic partnership with India: Vietnam

    New Delhi: Drastic changes in regional security has created a need for closer bilateral strategic partnership with India, a top Vietnamese official said as the country beefs up its defence capabilities amid territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea.

  • Noted actress Baby Shakuntala passes away

    Kolhapur: Noted actress Baby Shakuntala passed away at a private hospital here today following old-age related illness, family sources said.