Free Press Journal
  • Lalit Modi aims to topple ICC with rival governing body

    Melbourne: Dismissing reports of non-bailable arrest warrants having been issued against him, Indian Premier League (IPL) founder Lalit Modi has revealed plans to set up an organisation which would rival the International Cricket Council (ICC).

  • Sachin Tendulkar

    HC junks petition seeking to take away Sachin’s Bharat Ratna

    Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court today dismissed a petition demanding that the Bharat Ratna honour of cricket icon and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar be revoked. V K Naswah, the petitioner, had said that Tendulkar exploited the fame associated with the highest civilian award for “earning money by endorsing commercial products” and therefore it should be taken away.

  • Murray unconcerned that parenthood would impact his career

    Montreal: Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray on Monday said he is not concerned about the impact his first child may have on his career. The World No.3 and his wife Kim are expecting their first child in February next year.

  • May turn midfielder in future: Messi

    Barcelona: Argentine football icon and FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi on Monday said he has got an out-and-out option of turning into a midfielder once his usefulness as the centrifugal force in the Spanish side’s attack diminishes.

  • Shooting

    Suspect handcuffed 8 victims, then shot themities

    Houston: A 48-year-old suspect in the gruesome killing of eight people, including six children, here in the US state of Texas broke into their home and handcuffed them before he shot them, authorities said today.

  • Marxist group DHKP-C claims US consulate attack

    Ankara: An outlawed radical Turkish Marxist group today claimed responsibility for a gun attack on the US consulate in Istanbul. The Revolutionary People’s Liberation Front (DHKP-C) said on its website that one of its female militants carried out the attack.

  • Amitabh bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan to be Maharashtra’s tiger ambassador

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has accepted the proposal of Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar to be the tiger ambassador of the state. To promote eco tourism, especially tiger tourism in Maharashtra, Mungantiwar had requested Bachchan to represent the state as its tiger ambassador.

  • Salman bats for Indian girl stranded in Pakistan

    Salman Khan today supported the government’s effort to bring back Geeta, stranded in Pakistan for 15 years, and unite her with her rightful parents, just as he did in his runaway hit “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”.

  • Narendra Modi

    PM Modi to address UN development summit, visit San Francisco

    United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a high-level summit on sustainable development hosted by the UN on September 25 and will also travel to San Francisco during his US visit, becoming the fourth Indian premier to visit America’s West Coast.

  • harish rawat

    BJP seeks Rawat’s resignation over controversial sting video

    Dehradun: Opposition BJP today sought Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat’s resignation for not taking legal action against his former personal secretary who was allegedly linked to a bribery deal for liquor licences. The BJP also demanded a CBI probe into the sting CD episode.

  • Netaji kin demands declassification of secret files on him

    Jaipur: Demanding declassification of the secret files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, his great granddaughter today said the family members were not satisfied with the assurance from the Prime Minister that the mystery around the disappearance of Bose will be resolved. Rajashree Choudhury, Netaji’s great granddaughter who was in the city, said that she and other family members were seeking people’s support and creating pressure on the government to demand declassification of

  • Alka Lamba

    Trespass case slapped against Alka Lamba

    New Delhi: A case of trespass and damage to property was slapped against AAP MLA Alka Lamba today, a day after she was injured during an anti-drug drive even as the legislator filed a complaint with the Delhi Commsission for Women against BJP lawmaker OP Sharma for calling her a “drug addict”.

  • Gold

    Gold moves higher on stockists offtake, global cues

    Mumbai: Gold continued its rising streak for the third day at the domestic bullion market here on the back of increased buying by jewellery stockists as well as retailers ahead of peak festive season.

  • SC allows replacing of tarpaulin at makeshift Ayodhya temple

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today ordered replacement of “old and worn out” tarpaulin sheet, ropes and other material with new ones at the makeshift Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya. “We direct that the authorised person/Commissioner Faizabad is permitted to replace the old and worn out tarpaulin sheet, jute matting, bamboo, polythene sheet and ropes over the makeshift structure by new ones of the same size and quality and exactly

  • ‘Indisciplined’ Gurbaj suspended for 9 months

    New Delhi: Senior India hockey player Gurbaj Singh was today suspended for nine months for indulging in groupism and creating disharmony within the team, a decision which might shatter the experienced midfielder’s dream of playing in next year’s Rio Olympics.

  • Loksabha

    Issues like long traffic jams, self-styled godmen raised in LS

    New Delhi: Traffic jams in the national capital and issues relating to self-styled religious figures including Radhe Maa were raised in the Lok Sabha today. Amid bedlam and sloganeering by Congress members, BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri accused the AAP government of Delhi of only indulging in theatrics and not doing anything to deal with the issue of prolonged traffic jams in the national capital.

  • 7 places in Diu you must explore

    Diu is a scenic beauty which calls in for a mesmerizing tour along the coast. It is a Union Territory in the west coast of India and is situated as a connected island in Gujarat. The nearest railway station is Delwada at the distance of 9 km from Diu. Diu has its own airport. You can take flights which ply from Mumbai in order to get there.  It has selective number of places to