Free Press Journal
  • Cyber bank robbers steal $1 bn

    London: Up to 100 banks and financial institutions worldwide have been attacked in an “unprecedented cyber robbery”, a media report said. Russian computer security firm Kaspersky Lab estimates $1 billion has been stolen in the attacks, which it says started in 2013 and are still active, BBC reported.

  • stocks

    Sensex ekes out 41-pt gain in fifth day of rise

    Mumbai: After surging over 200 points in early trade, the benchmark Sensex pared some gains on caution ahead of crucial Greek debt talks and ended with a slender 41-point rise at two-week high of 29,135.88 today.

  • Former Maha Home Minister R R Patil passes away

    Mumbai: Senior NCP leader R R Patil, who was Maharashtra’s Home Minister during the 26/11 terror attacks, died here today from cancer at the age of 57. Patil breathed his last at Lilavati Hospital where he was on life support, hospital sources said.

  • Govind Pansare

    CPI leader Pansare, wife shot, critically injured

    Kolhapur: Senior CPI leader Govind Pansare, who was at the forefront of a campaign against road toll tax, and his wife were today shot at and critically wounded by motorcycle-borne assailants, triggering outrage.

  • Parties condemn attack on CPI leader, wife

    New Delhi: Leaders of various political parties including Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP today condemned the attack on senior CPI leader Govind Pansare and asked Maharashtra government to ensure that the culprits are arrested and an in-depth probe is held.

  • Yuvraj Singh

    Happy to be playing under Kirsten: Yuvraj Singh

    Bangalore/New Delhi:  All-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who today became Indian Premier League’s costliest ever buy by going for a whopping Rs 16 crore to Delhi Daredevils, said that he was happy to be playing again under former India coach Gary Kirsten. “I was sleeping when the auction was going on. I came to know of this only when some guests came to my house and told me about the good news. The best

  • Ex-Rajya Sabha MP’s son found dead

    Indore: Former BJP Rajya Sabha member Narayansingh Kesri’s son Pritam Singh was found dead at his residence here, police said today. 57-year-old Pritam lived with his family at Subhash Marg locality here. We have come to know that he was a habitual drinker, MG Road police station in-charge Manoj Ratnakar said.

  • IPL Auction 2015

    Live – IPL Auction 2015

    New Delhi: Murali Vijay bought for Rs 3 crore by Kings XI Punjab in IPL 8 player auction. Angelo Mathews bought for Rs 7.5 crore by Delhi Daredevils in IPL 8 player auction. Yuvraj Singh bought for Rs 16 crore by Delhi Daredevils in IPL 8 player auction. Kevin Pietersen bought for Rs 2 crore by Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 8 player auction.  Dinesh Karthik bought for Rs 10.50 crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 8 player auction.

  • Virat Kohli, Brett Lee

    Virat Kohli has to learn the art of not over-dominating: Brett Lee

    Melbourne:  Australian fast bowling great Brett Lee feels that India’s number one batsman Virat Kohli is still on a learning curve and he should try and curb his natural affinity for aggressive strokeplay. Although an admirer of Kohli’s batting, Lee said the feisty batsman would do well not to assert himself too much and explained the difference he felt in the youngster’s game from the iconic Sachin Tendulkar.

  • Rajnath-Singh

    Home min asks Delhi Police to extend full support to AAP govt

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked Delhi Police to extend full support to the Arvind Kejriwal government here even as he reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s view that the states should be given every assistance rising above party lines in keeping with the spirit of “cooperative federalism”.

  • egypt beheading

    Egypt launches airstrikes on IS targets in Libya

    Cairo: Egypt Monday carried out airstrikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Libya, a day after the group released a video purporting to show the beheading of 21 Egyptians in the neighbouring country. State television showed footage of Egyptian fighter jets taking off to conduct the strikes, Xinhua reported.

  • Minor girl raped

    Japanese girl’s mobile phone, camera, 5000 Yen recovered

    Jaipur: A mobile phone, camera and 5,000 Yen were today recovered from the main accused in the rape case of a Japanese girl, police said. The items were recovered the items following interrogation of the key accused Ajit Singh Choudhary and seven others, IG Police Jaipur Range D C Jain said.

  • Firing by Assam Rifles personnel in his own capacity: Army

    Guwahati: The firing allegedly by an Assam Rifles personnel in Tezpur last night in which two persons were killed and a woman was injured, was in the personal capacity of the jawan and no counter insurgency operational angle was involved in it, the Army today said.

  • Over 15,000 BSNL users in Lucknow have fake records

    Lucknow: Over 15,000 subscribers of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) were found to have provided fake addresses and contact details to the state-owned service provider, an official said. “This is a huge number of subscribers in a city and after their CIF details were found missing on our server, necessary action was initiated,” V.K. Shukla, chief general manager for BSNL (east), told IANS.

  • NDA allies failed to come together to fight TN bypoll: BJP

    New Delhi: With initial trends indicating that the BJP was heading towards defeat in Srirangam by-poll, BJP state President Tamilisai Soundararajan today said that NDA allies failed to come under a single umbrella to fight the elections

  • Trinamool retains Bongaon, Krishnaganj seats

    Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress Monday retained the Bongaon Lok Sabha and Krishnaganj assembly seats where by-polls were held last week.