Free Press Journal
  • Swati Maliwal

    Tilak Nagar eve-teasing case: Victim will surely like to meet ‘good lady’ Maliwal

    New Delhi: The girl eve teased in Tilak Nagar, Jasleen Kaur, on Monday said that she would surely meet Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal as she is a “good lady.” “If she wants I will surely meet her, she is a good lady and I look up to her,” she told the media here. In a Facebook post, Kaur shared the snap and details about an eve teaser who heckled her at

  • India close to levelling series, Sri Lanka 130/9 at lunch

    Colombo : India were sprinting towards a series-levelling victory over Sri Lanka after reducing them to 130/9 but a rain interruption forced an early lunch on the fifth day of the second cricket Test here today.

  • Ceasefire, Pakistan

    Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu region

    Jammu: The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing at the Indian positions overnight on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region, a defence spokesman said. “The Pakistani Army used 60 mm mortars and automatics to target our positions in Balakote sector of Poonch district yesterday (Sunday),” defence spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS. “The Pakistan shelling and firing started at 7 p.m. and continued till

  • Islamic State kills 23 Iraqi soldiers, Sunni fighters in Iraq

    Dubai : At least 23 Iraqi soldiers and government-allied Sunni militiamen were killed on Sunday by Islamic State militants. Reports said that the attack took place in Iraq’s Anbar Province. In all, 17 soldiers and six Sunni militia fighters lost their lives in the attack that took place in the rural district of Jaramshah, Iraq military was quoted, as saying on condition of anonymity. They said IS fighters used suicide bombings and mortar shells and

  • Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins today

    Chennai : The Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins today and will last for 19 days up to September 29. The session is expected to be stormy as the opposition has indicated that they would raise various thorny issues, including liquor prohibition, for which they have been spearheading state-wide agitations. The opposition DMDK members, barring their leader Vijayakant, have been banned by the speaker in his ruling during the previous session for alleged unruly behavior. The

  • Lalita Babar

    World Athletics: Lalita qualifies for 3,000m steeplechase final

    Beijing: Indian middle and long distance runner Lalita Babar continued her impressive run this year to break the national record and qualify for the women’s 3,000 metres steeplechase final at the World Athletics Championships here on Monday. In the heats, Lalita finished her race in 9 minutes and 27.86 seconds breaking her previous best, also a national record, of 9:34.13 which she had clocked to clinch the gold at the Asian Championships at

  • Virat Kohli

    Lucky to have played in same era as Kumar Sangakkara: Virat Kohli

    Colombo: Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has penned a heartwarming farewell message to retiring Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara, saying that he felt “lucky” to have played in the same era as the legendary cricketer.

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Serena fends off gutsy Simona Halep to lift Cincinnati Masters title

    London : World number one Serena Williams swept aside a spirited Simona Halep in straight sets to win her second successive Cincinnati Masters title. The 21-time Grand Slam champion overcame third seed Halep 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) in a thrilling summit clash that lasted one hour and nine minutes. Although Halep broke Williams in the opening game of the match, the American wrestled her way back into the game by winning five straight games to

  • Sensex down

    Bloodbath on Dalal street: Sensex crashes by 940 points

    Mumbai : The BSE Sensex crashed by more than 940 points and Rupee touching two year lower to 66.47 per dollar on Monday. Media reports said the BSE Sensex crashed by 940 points during the morning session today after major sell off due to global cues. Domestic stock markets are likely to be under pressure on account of the turmoil in global equities.

  • Raghuram Rajan

    India in good position relative to other countries : Raghuram Rajan

    Mumbai : Speaking on the continued market volatility from last week, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday said that relative to other countries, India is in a good position. “While I don’t want to opine on future directions of markets, I would say, relative to other countries India is in a good position,” said Rajan. Once market volatility settles down, India should emerge again as an investment destination of choice,”

  • Arun Jaitley

    Steel sector needs to be strengthened and preserved: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the nation’s steel sector needs to be strengthened and preserved, as consumption of the product will increase with the Indian economy growing. Addressing a function here this morning, Jaitley said that adverse global cues in the steel sector are only a transient trend, and India has the strength to withstand global challenges. He also said that iron ore mining capacity needs to be

  • Sensex

    Indian shares tank, key index sheds 1,000 points

    Mumbai: Following weak global cues and the steep fall in Shanghai stocks along with concerns over the Indian government’s stand on minimum alternate tax (MAT) shaved 1,000 points or nearly 3.7 percent, off a key equity index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) early on Monday.

  • samir nasri manchester city

    Manchester City claim top PL spot with 2-0 win over Everton

    London : Manchester City produced a clinical performance to go on top of the Premier League table after defeating Everton 2-0 at Goodison Park. Following a goalless first half, City broke the deadlock when Aleksandar Kolarov put the tourists ahead in the 60th minute before substitute Samir Nasri doubled the lead two minutes before the final whistle. Although the match saw an evenly contested first 45 minutes, City eventually produced a superior performance to

  • Davis Love

    Davis Love wins Wyndham as Tiger Woods’ season ends

    Greensboro (United States): Tiger Woods couldn’t end his victory drought, but 51-year-old Davis Love ended his with a one-stroke win in the Wyndham Championship that made him the third-oldest winner in US PGA Tour history.

  • Roger federer

    Roger Federer wins 7th title in Cincinnati

    Washington: Switzerland’s Roger Federer beat Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 in the final of the Western & Southern Open to win his seventh title in Cincinnati.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex, Nifty tumble over 3 pc as global equity rout deepens

    Mumbai : In its biggest intra-day crash this year, stock market benchmark Sensex plunged by 1,006 points while Nifty fell below 8,000 level in early trade today due to heavy selling by funds amid global sell-off as worries about China’s economy deepen.

  • Rupee down

    Rupee crashes to 66.49 against dollar, plunges by 66 paise

    Mumbai: The rupee plunged by 66 paise to fall below the Rs 66 level against the dollar for the first time in almost two years in opening trade today on sustained capital outflows even as the US currency weakened overseas. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market, the rupee fell by 66 paise to 66.49 a doller in early trade. A strong dollar demand from importers and banks, and heavy losses in domestic equity markets weighed on

  • Sensex up

    Sensex tanks 888 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday plunged 888.40 points or 3.25 percent during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also plummeted 243.80 points or 2.94 percent and was trading at 8,056.15 points. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,730.40 points, was trading at 26,477.67 points (at 9.16 a.m.) in the