Free Press Journal
  • Yasin Bhatkal

    ISIS may be plotting Yasin Bhatkal’s jailbreak

    Agencies / New Delhi : Yasin Bhatkal, co-founder of banned terror group Indian Mujahideen, who is in a jail in Hyderabad, told his wife in a recent phone call that he would be out soon with “help from Damascus,” sources said.

  • No ‘achhe din’ for Dalits in BJP

    New Delhi : The BJP leadership on Saturday patted its back for constituting a separate OBC Morcha at the national level. A party statement termed the move as a ‘commendable effort by the BJP president to give the ideology of social harmony tangible shape’.


    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces threats from the extreme right-wing fundamentalist elements, if the security agencies can be believed.

  • Federer defies Groth; Brown’s fairytale ends

    London :  Seven-time champion Roger Federer defeated big-serving Australian Sam Groth to reach the Wimbledon last 16 today while Dustin Brown, the conqueror of Rafael Nadal returned to earth with a bump.

  • Sania-Martina pair cruise into third round

    Wimbledon :  The Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis cruised to the third round of the women’s doubles event, handing a 6-0, 6-1 thrashing to Japanese-Italian pair of Kimiko Date-Krumm and Francesca Schiavone at the Wimbldon tennis championships.

  • Woeful Pakistan concede advantage to Sri Lanka

    Pallekele :  Pakistan’s brittle top-order undid the good work of leg-spinner Yasir Shah as Sri Lanka seized control of the series-deciding third and final Test on Saturday.

  • lalit Modi

    ‘ICC probing Lalit Modi bribery accusations’

    Kolkata :  Informing that the ICC was probing former cricket administrator Lalit Modi’s bribery accusations against three cricketers including Suresh Raina, secretary Anurag Thakur on Saturday said the BCCI can react only after a formal intimation about it from world cricket’s governing body.

  • Lewis Hamilton

    Hamilton takes pole at home Grand Prix

    Silverstone (UK) :  Defending champion Lewis Hamilton made it eight pole positions from nine races in his Mercedes this season when he posted the fastest qualifying time for Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

  • Bernie should un-crap F1: Mallya

    Silverstone (UK) :  F1 czar Bernie Ecclestone should “uncrap” the Formula One 1 with the help of all the teams that compete in it, Sahara Force India boss Vijay Mallya said.

  • Essar forcibly acquired farm land in Guj: Congress

    Ahmedabad : Congress today accused Essar Group of forcibly acquiring farmland and grazing fields in Gujarat’s Devbhomi Dwarka district in collusion with the BJP government in the state, a charge strongly denied by the private corporate entity.

  • Aboli Narwane tops UPSC from Maha

    Mumbai : The Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) on Saturday announced its civil services exam results with the top four ranks being secured by women. Ira Singhal, a physically challenged IRS officer from Delhi, topped the civil services examination in the general category followed by Renu Raj, Nidhi Gupta who secured second and third positions respectively. From the State, Aboli Narwane stood first (78th rank in the country) among 98 candidates who

  • PM hopes visit to Russia, C. Asia will help push ties

    New Delhi : Ahead of his eight-day visit to five Central Asian countries and Russia from July 6, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed confidence that it will further enhance ties with these countries as well as other members of BRICS and SCO whose summits he will attend.

  • Minister Girish Bapat to undergo bypass surgery

    Mumbai : Minister for food and civil supplies Girish Bapat is scheduled to undergo bypass surgery after he was diagnosed with heart vessel blockage.

  • RTI activist files caveat in HC in Priyanka land purchase case

    Shimla: Amid reports that Priyanka Vadra, the daughter of AICC president Sonia Gandhi, was contemplating challenging the order of the Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission directing the disclosure of details of her land purchase near Shimla, an RTI activist on Saturday filed a caveat in the state High Court.

  • BJP, SP fight it out in Varanasi for credit

    Varanasi : Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has become a venue for a tussle between the Centre and the state government, with both vying to claim credit for developmental works done here.