Free Press Journal
  • India-Zimbabwe

    India coast to 54-run win against Zimbabwe 

    Harare: A fine collective effort helped India beat Zimbabwe by 54 runs in their first Twenty20 International of a two-match series at the Harare Sports Club here on Friday.

  • German lawmakers back Merkel on Greece bailout plan

    Berlin: German lawmakers gave Chancellor Angela Merkel the green light today to resume talks on a new EU-IMF bailout deal for Greece, after she passionately argued it was the last chance to prevent “chaos” in the crisis-hit country.


    EU approves emergency loan to Greece

    Brussels: The EU approved a short-term loan of USD 7.8 billion to Greece allowing it to meet a huge payment to the ECB and repay the IMF while a new bailout is still being ratified, the EU’s top official for the euro said today.

  • Wife of Avantha Group founder cleared in key attack case in UK

    London: A criminal damage case against the wife of India-born billionaire entrepreneur Gautam Thapar, accused of “keying” a neighbour’s car over an alleged parking rage incident in the UK has been dropped due to lack of evidence. German-born Stephanie Thapar, the second wife of the 54-year-old engineering entrepreneur and founder of the Avantha Group, was alleged to have keyed her neighbour’s 120,000 pounds Bentley near her Knightsbridge home in central London causing over 4,000

  • TArun Gogoi

    Militants ‘Safe haven’ in Myanmar biggest threat: Gogoi

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said the “safe haven” of insurgent groups in Myanmar was the biggest threat to the state and the region. “The safe haven in Myanmar is the number one threat for us, followed by the same in Bangladesh. In the recently held security meeting with the Union Home minister, I had said that the safe haven should be destroyed to provide security to the North-East,” Gogoi said

  • Valson Thampu

    Stephen’s Row: Women groups condemn Thampu’s complaint

    New Delhi: In wake of another controversy at St Stephen’s college over a complaint of vandalism filed by the principal Valson Thampu against the student who took him to court in an e-zine row, a group of college alumni and women right activists condemned the act and questioned DU’s silence.

  • Development of J-K not on PM Modi’s agenda: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Friday alleged that the development of Jammu and Kashmir, which has witnessed the worst floods, is not on the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Monk commits self-immolation in Tibet

    Dharamsala: A Tibetan monk, who committed self-immolation more than a week ago in China, has succumbed to his injuries, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) here said on Friday.

  • Mirwaiz Omar Farooq

    Hurriyat seeks practical measures to resolve Kashmir issue

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq today calls for practical measures to resolve the long-standing Kashmir issue in accordance with the wishes of its people. “I ask the Prime Minister, who visited Jammu today, to read the writing on the wall and accept the reality that Kashmir issue cannot be resolved through military might, violence, black laws like AFSPA and elections.

  • Rahul Gandhi's

    “Grow out of diapers” now, BJP tells Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: BJP today hit back at Rahul Gandhi after he attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has to “grow out of diapers”. Reacting sharply to Rahul’s remark that the Vasundhara Raje government’s “remote” was with Lalit Modi in London, it said Congress was used to running governments by remote control and believed it was a “model” but it was not so in BJP.

  • Narendra Modi deprecates political untouchability

    Jammu: Facing Congress ire for “usurping” the legacy of its icons, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today deprecated “untouchablity” in politics while commemorating the birth centenary of veteran state Congress leader Girdhari Lal Dogra, father-in-law of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • parsi food

    9 Parsi delicacies you can’t resist

    Parsi food is a fascinating world of authentic flavors which offer a refreshing perspective on the different food and cultures of India. It has a strong identity of its own and is an eclectic and diverse blend of sweet and savory dishes. Each dish stands out for itself with a unique touch of spice and essential elements of a dish wisely prepared.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    BJP practicing ‘politics of revenge’, claims Rahul Gandhi

    Jaipur: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government of practicing ‘politics of revenge’, adding that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was shifting all the projects out of Amethi.

  • prakash javdekar

    ‘Unlike UPA, NDA govt balancing environment and development’

    Vijayawada (AP): The NDA government is striking a balance between development needs and environment protection unlike the previous UPA regime when the then Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh declared that development was not his priority, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

  • Sajjan Kumar

    1984 riots: Court to record prosecution evidence on Aug 5

    New Delhi: A Delhi court would next month record the statements of prosecution witnesses in a 1984 anti -Sikh riots case in which Congress leader Sajjan Kumar is facing trial, along with others. District Judge Kamlesh Kumar, who has recently taken charge of the court, put the matter for recording of evidence on August 5. Meanwhile, the CBI verified the fact about the death of one the accused in the case and informed

  • Bernard Tomic

    Bernard Tomic apologises for trespassing, resisting arrest

    Miami: Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic on Friday apologised after he was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest by the Miami Beach police. Tomic allegedly refused to leave his hotel room after an altercation with police and staff on Wednesday. “I’m sorry for the disturbance I caused,” the 22-year-old was quoted as saying by Witnesses say Tomic was asked to turn down his music following complaints from other residents. But according