Free Press Journal
  • Nehwal unconcerned about top spot

    Saina Nehwal, yet to recover from a shoulder pain, says she is not thinking of the world number one ranking despite having a good chance of achieving the feat today.  “I don’t know much about the ranking calculations neither I am thinking about it too much. For me it is more about playing my game. I have said in the past as well that rankings don’t matter to me much. The top

  • Globe Trotting

    Baghdad bombings kill 19

  • NGT says illegal mining out of its purview, rejects petition

    BHOPAL : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rejected a petition filed by the Samajwadi Jan Parisahd’s Anurag Modi regarding heavy loss being incurred by state exchequer due to illegal mining and violation of various environmental laws, stating they do not fall under NGT purview.

  • History counts for nothing: McCullum

    Auckland : New Zealand have won four of their six previous World Cup clashes against South Africa, including the last three, but McCullum said history had no bearing on this battle heading into their World Cup semi-final against South Africa, according to captain Brendon McCullum.

  • Pace will be ace for Proteas: Ponting

    Auckland: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting said South Africa should consider unleashing an all-out pace assault against New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final on Tuesday.

  • Indian women’s hockey team to play in New Zealand

    New Delhi : Indian hockey women core probables have set their sights on Hockey World League (HWL) Round 3 as they looked upbeat, confident and excited during their preparatory camp for the upcoming Hawkes Bay Cup in New Zealand.

  • Facebook To Introduce New Dialer Application

    Washington : Social networking site Facebook has announced plans to introduce a new dialer application for android users, reports ANI. Facebook is currently testing this app with Android and will eventually bring it to smart phones.

  • Elderly man hurt in monkey attack

    Indore/Mhow : An 80-year-old man was critically injured in a monkey attack near Indo-Rama unit in Pithampur, on Monday. The simian got angry when it was being hit with a wooden stick. The Injured was rushed to MY Hospital in a critical condition.

  • Sea of blue to wash away Aussie gold rush

    Sydney : Australia’s plea for a gold rush of hometown support for Thursday’s World Cup semi-final is set to be washed away by a tsunami of patriotic Indians, who are out to turn the SCG into a sea of blue.

  • Hulkenburg geared up for Sepang race

    Sepang : Force India’s German driver Nico Hulkenberg on Monday said he was looking forward to getting back on the Sepang track after a positive start to the season in which he came seventh in Melbourne.

  • swapan dasgupta

    Israel could use a friend like us now

    One of Lutyens’ Delhi’s less-guarded secrets is the fact that there were a few diplomatic missions that were banking on Narendra Modi falling flat on his face on May 16, 2014—the day the general election results were declared. According to some well-informed individuals, this included the US Embassy, which was understandably concerned that the man they had denied a visa and treated like an untouchable would now be the next Prime Minister.

  • Only 20% Indians Have Access To Internet

    Washington : Only 20 per cent in India have access to the internet at least occasionally while a mere 14 per cent own a smartphone, a new study conducted across 32 emerging and developing nations has found, reports PTI.

  • Minister, PS to tour China on fishermens’ money

    BHOPAL : Minister for Fisheries Kusum Mehdele, Principal Secretary of the department Saleena Singh and two other government officials are going on a foreign trip, using funds collected by fishermen for their welfare, said MPCC secretary Bhupendra Gupta.

  • Horoscope

    Aries: – You will take centre stage in all meetings today. You will present your ideas with confidence. You can make your own luck by leading in the right place at right time.

  • Ground, crowd big challenge for SA: Smith

    Auckland : Former South African skipper Graeme Smith believes a hostile crowd and a small Eden Park ground will be the two biggest obstacles that his country’s side will face when they take on New Zealand in the first semi-final match of the World Cup today.

  • MDFA to hold classes for new referees

    Mumbai: The Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) determined to groom referees will be conducting classes for beginners at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel, from April 15, 2015. These classes will provide an opportunity for youngsters to become professional referees.

  • Free speech or howl of brute majority?

    Freedom of speech in India has today degenerated into the brute howl of majoritarianism, led by BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy, who asserted that God dwelt neither in churches nor mosques but only in temples, thereby indirectly giving legitimacy to utterances such as those of VHP leader Surendra Jain, who tried to defend the rape of a 72-year-old nun by saying it was Christian culture to sexually exploit nuns. “The Vatican received 5,000

  • You Will Find All That You Are Searching For T. G. L. Iyer

    CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS did not set sail to discover the new world on the strength of a mere dream. His log books read like a manual for goal-setting: “I proposed to make a new chart for navigation on which I will set down all the seas and the lands in their correct locations and their correct bearings. Further, I shall compile a book and map everything by latitude and longitude. These things will

  • OMG! Crowe hails ‘courageous’ Guptill

    Wellington: New Zealand great Martin Crowe praised Martin Guptill’s record-breaking World Cup feats after helping the batsman reinvent himself late in his career. The opener revealed that tips from Crowe had helped improve his batting, particularly his footwork and stance. But Crowe said Guptill deserved the credit for being prepared to ask for help, then going back to the basics to alter his technique. “It’s a courageous move to rebuild at 28,”