Free Press Journal
  • Shubham wins successive title at World Junior Golf

    New Delhi :  Young Indian golfer Shubham Jaglan etched his name into history book by clinching his second successive title at the IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf event in Las Vegas.

  • CAG slams SAI for ‘unfruitful expenditure’ on projects

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has slammed the Sports Authority of India for “idling of infrastructure” arising out of lack of proper planning and “unfruitful expenditure” worth more than Rs 15 crore in total in two separate projects in the country.

  • LG fires fresh salvo, terms AK’s reference to Modi ‘inappropriate’

    New Delhi : Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung fired fresh salvo on Friday sending a four-page missive to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.  Coming down heavily on Kejriwal, the Lt. Governor criticised the chief minister for his ‘inappropriate references vis-à-vis the prime minister.’ Delhi chief minister earlier accused Jung of working at prime minister Narendra Modi’s behest and also ridiculed Jung for his claim of his being the government in Delhi.

  • Didier Drogba offered US$1m by ISL Kolkata franchise

    London :  Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba was offered US$ 1 million by Atletico de Kolkata’s co-owners to become the marquee player of the Indian Super League (ISL) side though the high-profile player is yet to respond, according to a report.

  • PWD PS inspects flood affected dev works

    Ujjain : Principal Secretary (PS) PWD Vinod Agrawal on Friday made inspection of the development works and major Simhastha works got affected due to flood in the city. He also had discussion with the senior administrative officials to know the state of things. PS during the inspection of Udyogpuri directed officials to carry out a survey of the drainage system of the area.
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  • Van Ass set to be shown the door

    New Delhi :  India’s hockey coach Paul van Ass is all set to be formally sacked following his bitter public spat with Hockey Indian President Narinder Batra after a special committee recommended his removal from the post.

  • Ralph Fernandes powers Dynamics win

    Mumbai : The steady performances of Ralph Fernandes, who successfully won all the frames he played, helped CG ‘Dynamics top the four-team Section-K to qualify for the knockout round of the Mumbai Snooker League (MSL) – 2015.

  • Owaisi politicising Yakub hanging: BJP

    Patna : “He has killed both the Hindus and Muslims. The law does not see religion of the culprit,” senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said here on Friday reacting to AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s speech. BJP accused Owaisi of politicising the verdict of hanging of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon.

  • Badminton: Darius Pardiwala stuns top seed Hriday

    Mumbai :  Unseeded Darius Pardiwala shocked top seed Hriday Tejura to storm into the boys’ Under-13 final, in Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship.

  • Turkish jets strike jihadists in Syria

    Ankara : Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria, the country’s state-run television reported, a day after the extremist group fired at a Turkish military outpost, killing a soldier. TRT television said four military jets took off from Diyarbakir air base in southeast Turkey and used missiles to hit at IS targets in the Syrian village of Havar.

  • Kadam gave funds looted from LASDC among leaders: CM

    Mumbai : Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in an unusually aggrieve mood today alleged that NCP leader Ramesh Kadam, who headed the Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe Economic Development Corporation (LASDC), had illegally siphoned off funds and distributed them to political leaders.

  • Hectic parleys begin to get tickets for municipal elections

    Ujjain: With the Municipal Corporation elections round the corner, the ticket aspirants have started making rounds of the offices of local political leaders. Apart from showing their presence at every public function and relief management due to rains this year, these aspirants have also put up posters and banners along with their photographs. Both the main contenders are yet to finalize the name of mayor candidate or the lists of possible corporators.

  • UP police rejects Thakur’s plea for an FIR against SP chief

    Lucknow : More trouble for suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur as on Friday the Uttar Pradesh police rejected his plea for an FIR against Mulayam Singh Yadav. The senior IPS officer said he would now move his application before a designated court.

  • Kenyan security on high alert ahead of Obama visit

    Nairobi : A massive security operation is in place to protect President Barack Obama during his visit to Kenya, which has been frequently targeted by al-Shabab militants based in neighbouring Somalia. Ahead of Obama’s arrival, large numbers of security forces patrolled in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

  • Breather for Teesta, no arrest till Aug 10

    Mumbai : In a breather to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, the Bombay High Court on Friday granted the duo 17-day interim relief from arrest in a CBI case, wherein it has been alleged that her company received Rs 1.8 crore from abroad without mandatory approval from Centre.