Free Press Journal
  • Kerala airport brawl: 4 CISF personnel held

    Kozhikode : Four CISF personnel, who went on a rampage at the airport here on Wednesday night, were arrested on Sunday, Kerala Police said.

  • Albania ‘friendly kick’ France

    Elbasan: Lacklustre France suffered another disappointing friendly defeat on Saturday as the Euro 2016 hosts went down 1-0 to Albania in the city of Elbasan.

  • What made Twitter look beyond 140 characters?

    New Delhi : What could have made Twitter grow beyond being just a micro-blogging, social media site and relent on its strict 140-character limit – at least for direct messaging services? Come July twitteratis can send direct messages on the platform as long as 10,000 characters.

  • Adityanath advises Azam to do Yoga for staying fit

    Ballia (UP): BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday advised Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan to perform Surya Namaskar saying the yogic practice will stop him from making absurd statements.

  • Thousands rally as HK braces for democracy showdown

    Hong Kong : Thousands of people, many holding yellow umbrellas, marched in Hong Kong today to urge lawmakers to vote down Beijing-backed election reforms that sparked huge street protests last year, although the turnout was lower than organisers had expected.

  • House of Bhujbal’s ex-PA raided

    Aurangabad : The Aurangabad unit of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) carried out a raid on the house of state information commissioner and former personal assistant to Chhagan Bhujbal, Deepak Deshpande, on Friday and Saturday.

  • Unnecessary negativism around Indian economy: Aditya Puri

    Mumbai : There is “unnecessary negativism” surrounding the Indian economy and the government needs to be given chance to carry out its work as recovery is underway, senior banker Aditya Puri has said. The government has also got a firm hold over things that were affecting in the past such as inflation and fiscal deficit, he said. “I genuinely believe that there is unnecessary negativism in terms of the growth and the prospects

  • Paraguay fightback stuns Argentina

    Chile : Argentina’s dreams of a first major title in 22 years were given a reality check as Paraguay came from behind to snatch a last-gasp 2-2 draw in a Copa America classic.

  • Portugal win on Ronaldo treble

    Portugal : A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick ensured Portugal recovered from conceding an early Armenia goal to register a 3-2 win which keeps them clear at the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying summit.

  • ‘Golden age’ of animal tracking is here

    Washington: Animals wearing new tagging and tracking devices would give one a real-time look at their behaviour and at the environmental health of the planet, a new study shows.

  • Jaitley put spin on Central aid figures to state, says TMC

    Kolkata : Accusing the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of putting a spin on the numbers regarding Central assistance to West Bengal, Trinamool Congress tonight said the Centre has stopped funding or slashed various central schemes.

  • Frustrated by Rs 20,495 cr tax demand on Cairn India: Vedanta

    Mumbai : With its subsidiary Cairn India facing Rs 20,495-crore tax notice, billionaire Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Group today said it is “frustrated” by the tax demand raised on it using retrospective legislation. The Income Tax Department had in March slapped a Rs 20,495 crore tax demand on Cairn India for failing to deduct withholding tax on alleged capital gains made by its erstwhile promoter, Cairn Energy Plc.

  • Cop dies in freak mishap in Palghar

    Palghar : A constable, Naresh Gopal Pawar (23), attached to the Mokhada police station, was instantly killed in an accident when the tempo he was travelling in collided with a bus while overtaking on Mumbai–Ahmedabad road early morning on Sunday.