Free Press Journal
  • Western chug to 3-0 win

    Mumbai : Local challengers Western Railway were made to work hard for their 3-0 win against qualifiers Union Bank of India in a Pool-A round-robin league match of the 11th Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup All India Hockey Tournament

  • Pakistan ‘hijacks’ talks agenda

    Will rake up Indian interference, RAW activities during meeting of NSA chiefs in New Delhi next week .

  • Anwar Ali: From child labourer to new Pak sensation

    Karachi : Pakistan all-rounder Anwar Ali, who once ironed socks for a living as a teenage factory labourer, may have finally found his feet in international cricket after years of unfulfilled promise.

  • Ramela helps SA dominate India A

    Wayanad (Kerala) : Omphile Ramela struck an attractive century as South Africa A dominated India A by posting a comfortable 293 for four on the opening day of the first unofficial ‘Test’on Tuesday.

  • Proteas eye Kiwi revenge 

    Centurion : When it was announced that South Africa and New Zealand would play a one-day international series during the South African winter, the obvious marketing angle was that it would provide a rematch of the dramatic World Cup semi-final between the two teams.

  • Zero tolerance for drug cheats, vows new IAAF chief

    Beijing :  Sebastian Coe vowed “zero tolerance” for drug cheats in track and field after winning a narrow vote to become the new president of world athletics body the IAAF on Wednesday.

  • First lady Mrs Mukherjee passes away

    New Delhi :  Suvra Mukherjee, 75, wife of President Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday, according to an official announcement from Rashtrapati Bhawan.

  • In Amethi, Rahul slams PM over poll promises

    Lucknow :  Three months after his May 18, visit to Amethi during which he raised the issue of the so-called abandonment of the mega food park project initiated by him, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was back in Amethi on August 18 (Tuesday). And this time also, he had harsh words for the Narendra Modi government and for Prime Minister Modi himself.

  • Supreme Court

    Threat letter: SC restricts visitors’ entry in elite zone

    New Delhi :  In the wake of heightened threat perception, the Supreme Court has curtailed the entry of visitors, including law interns in the high security complex and requested advocates to be extra-cautious of any suspicious activity within its premises.

  • Netaji is still the biggest hero for the Bengalis

    Kolkata :  Ask any Bengali “who is your hero”, and an overwhelming majority will say “Netaji”. Seven decades after his “disappearance”, Subhas Chandra Bose continues to inspire generations and is still the numero uno political hero in Bengal and for Bengalis worldwide.

  • Congress bandh call in Bengal leads to violence

    Kolkata :  Amid reports of sporadic clashes, the Congress-sponsored 12 hour shutdown on Tuesday against the “anarchy and lawlessness” in West Bengal evoked partial response as government and commercial establishments functioned normally in most parts of the state.

  • Venkaiah slams Karnataka CM

    Bengaluru :  Hitting back at Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the state itself had not proposed Bengaluru for ‘Smart Cities Mission’ and the Centre was committed to make it a ‘great city’ even if the ruling Congress did not want it to be so.

  • Centre plans to boost tourism in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun :  Union Minister of State for Tourism Mahesh Sharma today said the central government would develop Haridwar and Rishikesh as twin cities to boost tourism.

  • Quota row: Gujarat govt denies venue for Patel rally

    Ahmedabad :  The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation on Tuesday refused to allow the leaders of Patel community to hold a mega-rally at Sabarmati Riverfront here on August 25 as part of their agitation for reservations under the OBC category.

  • Suspended Gujarat IPS finds support from UP IPS

    Ahmedabad :  Amitabh Thakur, the suspended IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh-cadre, on Tuesday said that Gujarat government’s notice to another IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt over a sex video was an invasion of privacy.

  • Send kids to govt schools : High Court

    Allahabad :  The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary to ensure that government servants, elected representatives and members of judiciary “and all other persons who get any benefit or salary from state exchequer or public fund” send their children to primary schools run by state Board for Secondary Education.

  • HCs function with 35% less judges

    New Delhi :  Most of the 24 high courts of the country are facing an acute shortage of judges with as many as 384 vacancies waiting to be filled up at a time when there is no system to appoint or elevate judges to the higher judiciary.

  • Lalu ridicules PM’s Bihar package as ‘political jumla’

    Patna :  Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad denounced the Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package for Bihar announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, calling it a ‘political jumla’ and different from special status which he had earlier promised.He also questioned the timing of the announcement.

  • Ranchi SSP hurt; driver, Maoist killed in gunfight

    Ranchi :  A senior police official was injured, while his driver and a top Maoist guerrilla were killed in a gun battle with a group of insurgents on Tuesday on the outskirts of the Jharkhand capital, police said.