Free Press Journal
  • Bengaluru FC face Malaysian football team in AFC qualifier

    Johor: I-League champions Bengaluru FC will take on Malaysian team Johor Darul Ta’zim in an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League preliminary qualifying match to be played at the Larkin Stadium here Wednesday.

  • IT Act’s section 66A does not curb free speech, government tells SC

    New Delhi: The central government defended section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 saying it was to curb posting of mischievous and objectionable material on social media and websites and in no way could be construed as curbing the fundamental right to free speech and expression.

  • dhoni

    Dhoni’s men can get inspired by Paes 

    Late last week, three things kept Indian sport in focus. The cricket team failed to make the tri-series final to end a dreadful tour of Australia, a Dutchman has been named the new national hockey coach and Leander Paes partnered another Martina (Hingis) to win his seventh Grand Slam title in mixed doubles to add to his eight in the men’s doubles.

  • N. Srinivasan

    BCCI to decide AGM date at its Working Committee Meet on Feb 8

    New Delhi: The all-powerful working committee of the BCCI will meet on February 8 in Chennai to decide on date of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and get an update on president-in-exile N Srinivasan’s course of action in the coming days.

  • Virender Sehwag

    Leaving out Sehwag, Yuvraj was a blunder: Qadir

    New Delhi: Pakistan’s former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said the Indian selectors have “committed a blunder” by ignoring experienced cricketers Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming ODI World Cup.

  • Golfer Lahiri ready for Malaysian Open

    Kuala Lumpur: Anirban Lahiri was “scared” when he made his Maybank Malaysian Open debut five years ago but the star Indian golfer tees up at the Asian Tour’s season-opening $3 million showpiece Thursday as one of the top contenders at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club’s West course.

  • Pak HC staffer in B’desh told to leave for terror financing

    Dhaka: A Pakistani High Commission staffer in Bangladesh was asked to leave the country after being found indulging in terror financing including circulating Fake Indian Currency Notes, senior officials said today.

  • Uber cab rape case: Driver denies raping, threatening woman

    New Delhi: The Uber cab driver today denied in a Delhi court raping a 25-year-old woman in his taxi last December, terming the charge against him as “false” and saying he had also not threatened to insert a rod, like the December 16, 2012 gangrape case.

  • Narendra Modi

    No mention of statehood, BJP promises world-class Delhi

    New Delhi: The BJP Tuesday kept mum on the issue of providing full statehood to Delhi, but promised to make the capital a “world class” city with “utmost transparency” and a leadership of “unimpeachable integrity” if it was voted to power.

  • Pravin Togadia banned in Bangaluru till Feb 5

    Bengaluru: Senior VHP leader Praveen Togadia, slated to attend a convention here next week, has been banned from entering the city from February 5 to 11 by police on grounds that his “provocative and inflammatory” speeches would have “grave” consequences and likelihood of breach of peace.

  • MP Asaduddin, MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi

    Owaisi brothers, others appear in court in 2005 assault case

    Hyderabad: MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, his brother Akbaruddin Owaisi and others today appeared before a court in Telangana’s Medak district in connection with a 2005 case against them for allegedly obstructing the then district Collector and other officials from discharging their duties.

  • voting

    HC refuses to put Delhi assembly elections on hold

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today declined to put on hold the February 7 assembly election on a plea alleging that no public notice was issued with regard to last dates of filing nominations which barred many persons from contesting the polls.

  • Anand Sharma

    Modi’s unhealthy mindset is a matter of national concern: Cong

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi’s “unhealthy mindset is a matter of national concern”, Congress today said taking exception to the Prime Minister’s projection that he alone has brought recognition to India the world over.

  • AAP caught red-handed receiving funds from ‘dubious’ companies

    New Delhi: Coming down hard on AAP, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the party was caught “red-handed” in receiving funds through “round-tripping” from companies which did not have any business and accused it of adopting “diversionary tactics” to deflect attention.

  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift will not perform at Grammys

    Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift will not take to stage this Grammy Awards as she wants to focus on her world tour due in May. Swift, 25, announced the ‘1989 World Tour’ in November last year. The singer said she needs time to plan the tour, hence will not perform at the event, set to take place on Sunday, February 8, reported E! Online.

  • Varun Dhawan

    2015 a make or break year for me: Varun Dhawan

    Mumbai: With his upcoming revenge drama ‘Badlapur’, Varun Dhawan is all set to shed his lover boy image in Bollywood and making a mark in the industry as an intense actor.

  • Oprah Winfrey teams up with ‘Selma’ director for new drama

    Los Angeles: ‘Selma’ actor and co-producer Oprah Winfrey has joined hands with the film’s director Ava DuVernay to create a new original drama, adapted from the novel ‘Queen Sugar’ by Natalie Baszile.