Free Press Journal
  • Jagendra immolated himself, says his son

    Shahjahanpur (UP) : In a new twist to journalist Jagendra Singh murder case, his son Rahul on Saturday said his father “immolated himself to threaten” the police and gave a clean chit to state minister Ram Murti Verma against whom accusing finger was being pointed.

  • Sports Ministry recommends Sania Mirza for Khel Ratna

    New Delhi :  The Sports Ministry confirmed that Wimbledon doubles champion Sania Mirza has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna but made it clear that the final decision rests with only the Awards Committee.

  • Chhetri presence will be big plus for us: Anelka

    Mumbai :  He has never seen Sunil Chhetri in action but Mumbai City FC’s star player-cum-manager Nicolas Anelka is confident that the Indian national team captain will prove to be a “big plus” for the team.

  • Archery: Chauhan bags historic silver medal

    Copenhagen :  Rajat Chauhan earned India its first-ever individual medal in the World Archery Championships when the compound marksman bagged a silver after going down to home favourite Stephan Hansen in the final.

  • Vyapam key accused influenced probe: RTI

    New Delhi : Pankaj Trivedi, the former controller of examinations and director Vyapam, gave a clean chit to Sandhya Srivastava, a former finance officer of Vyapam who was accused of negligence in carrying out financial duties and irregularities between 2006-09, revealed an RTI reply.

  • NorthEast United FC axe goalkeeping coach

    Guwahati :  NorthEast United FC terminated the contract of former Liverpool and Fulham player Tony Warner, who was announced as a player-cum-goalkeeping coach for the second edition of the ISL football tournament.

  • Eat Sweet

    KHUSHNUMA JABULEE walks you through seventh heaven where you will find the most exquisite sweet treats in Mumbai.

  • Bihar bans 11 noodle brands

    Patna : After Maggi being off the shelves in Bihar, the state government on Saturday banned sale, advertisement and storage of 11 other brands of instant noodles after lab tests found presence of monosodium glutamate in them.

  • Motorsport: Lohitt emerges champs

    Coimbatore : Lohitt Urs and co-driver Shrikant Gowda, in a Mitsubishi Evo VIII, comfortably defended their overnight lead to emerge Overall champions in the Rally of Coimbatore, the third round of the FMSCI Indian Rally Championship that concluded on Saturday.

  • Boom time for Indian Digital Content

    Ankieta Karnani says that unique digital channel content on the Internet is growing over 500% and is undoubtedly the future of Indian entertainment.

  • After Rahul barb, BJP boasts of RSS link of PM and its ministers

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday flaunted its association with RSS, asserting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many other ministers are RSS workers, a day after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi charged the Hindutva organisation with promoting mediocrity.

  • ‘Aggressive Virat will make it big as captain’

    Chennai :  Rahul Dravid expects Virat Kohli to deliver in his first full series as Test captain when the Indian team leaves for Sri Lanka, besides backing the star batsman to continue playing in his “aggressive” style.

  • Kamat gets NCW notice for sexist jibe against Smriti

    New Delhi : Congress leader Gurudas Kamat was Saturday asked by the National Commission for Women to explain within a week his alleged offensive remarks against HRD minister Smriti Irani that have invited criticism.

  • Australia A crush India A, claim Test series

    Chennai :  Failing to put up any fight against a rampaging Australia A, India A suffered a 10-wicket loss in the second unofficial ‘Test’ to go down 0-1 in the two-match series on Saturday.

  • Padukone brothers shine in MIG ‘s win

    Mumbai :  Strong contenders MIG (Bandra) stopped Borivali’s Mandpeshwar Civic Federation (MCF)’s impressive run by beating them 2-0 to move into quarter-finals of the Yonex- Maharashtra State Masters Inter-Club badminton tournament, hosted by Shuttle Craze Academy at Matunga Gymkhana on Saturday.

  • Anurag Thakur steadily gaining control of BCCI

    The winds of change continue to blow across the Indian cricket board. Its secretary Anurag Thakur is in a hurry to dismantle the old order and prove that he is in complete command of the situation.

  • Khawaja lauds Aussie batsmen

    Chennai :  Elated with his team’s 1-0 series victory over India A, Australia A captain Usman Khawaja said that the hosts getting all out for 135 in the first innings made all the difference in the second unofficial ‘Test’ match, which his side won by 10 wickets.

  • “Strength respects strength”

    Behind the genial personality, the late Dr A P J Kalam had a pretty tough as nails brain. In early 90’s when India was going through a tough time sourcing Cryogenic engine technology from Russia, Dr Kalam advocated the need of in-house development of technology to make India self-reliant in space technology.