Free Press Journal
  • Hockey India

    India look to impress against Japan in second hockey Test

    Bhubaneswar: After playing a 1-1 draw against lower ranked Japan, India will look to put up a strong show in the second of the four-match hockey Test series at the Kalinga Stadium here on Tuesday.

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams holds top spot in WTA rankings

    Madrid: American professional tennis player Serena Williams continues to lead the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings as world number one with 9,981 points in fresh rankings published on Monday.

  • Yuki Bhambri

    Yuki Bhambri breaks back into top-200

    New Delhi: Yuki Bhambri today broke back into the top-200 after 15 months, thanks to a solid performance at the ATP Taipei Challenger, where he made the semifinals to leap to number 186 in the latest rankings.

  • One killed as gunmen attack school in Pak

    Islamabad: Unidentified attackers attacked a government-run school in central Pakistan today, killing a security gurad. The attackers targeted Government High School Sarwar Wali in Dera Ghazi Khan district of Punjab province. Two to three men gunmen opened indiscriminate firing after entering a government-run school, Geo TV reported .

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic holds top spot in ATP singles rankings

    Madrid: Serbian star Novak Djokovic held on to first place in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings on Monday with 13,845 points.  Swiss legend Roger Federer also maintained second spot with 8,635 points, followed by Scots Andy Murray and 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal of Spain, reports Efe.

  • Hostage situation

    2 gunmen killed at controversial cartoon contest in US

    Houston: Two men were shot dead by police after they opened fire outside an event centre hosting a controversial cartoon contest in the US state of Texas. The bodies of the gunmen remained on the street outside the Culwell Centre in Garland, near Dallas, hours after they were shot dead last night.

  • Jorge Lorenzo

    Lorenzo wins Spanish Moto GP

    Jerez (Spain): Jorge Lorenzo won the Spanish Moto Grand Prix after dominating the race here.

  • Brazil

    Violence mars Brazil domestic football

    Fortaleza (Brazil): Brazilian police fired tear gas and grenades to quell rioting fans at the Castelao Arena after Fortaleza won 4-3 on aggregate against Ceara, reports Xinhua.

  • Streamline process for green nod for mining projs: Par panel

    New Delhi: With around 200 proposals of Coal India awaiting green nod, a parliamentary panel has asked the government to explore the feasibility of creating a medium to streamline the process of obtaining environmental and forest clearances of coal mining projects in a coordinated manner.

  • ‘For us, it is like Delhi losing Qutub Minar’

    Kathmandu,: For people living in Kathmandu, the destruction of the iconic Dharhara Tower, was not just a physical loss, but also loss of the nation’s tangible cultural history, robbing it of its architectural jewels. The over 180-year-old historic landmark was a grand centrepiece of the capital’s skyline, but on April 25, it turned into a graveyard for nearly 200 people.

  • Narendra Modi

    Share Nepal’s pain, hope it bounces back soon: PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Sharing the “pain” of quake-devastated Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hoped that the “beloved brother” bounces back quickly from its current crisis even as he observed that the task of recovery was long and arduous.

  • Tax

    Taxability of LPG subsidy unclear; experts seek clarification

    New Delhi: Taxability of LPG subsidy and other direct benefits paid directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries is unclear with tax experts divided on the issue and want an explicit clarification from the government. Finance Bill, 2015, as passed by the Lok Sabha last week, has expanded the definition of income, that is taxable under the Income Tax Act, 1961, by inserting a sub-clause on subsidies, grant, cash incentive and duty drawback.

  • Bajaj Auto commercial vehicle sales up 58 percent in April 2015

    Mumbai: Two- and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto said on Monday that it achieved its best ever sales figure in commercial vehicles for the month of April this year but its two-wheeler sales declined by five percent during the month.

  • Justin Beiber

    Justin Bieber hangs out with Shanina Shaik

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber and model Shanina Shaik were spotted getting cozy when attending Floyd Mayweather, Jr’s boxing match against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Bieber, 21, shared on Instagram a black-and-white photo of him and Shanina, reported Ace Showbiz.