Free Press Journal
  • Sensex down

    Sensex back in red; plummets 318 pts as bank, IT stocks weigh

    Mumbai: After taking a day’s breather, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell into correction today as it tumbled by 317.72 points to 25,714.66 — its fourth fall in last five sessions — as fresh steps by the Chinese government to stabilise economy failed to revive market sentiment.


    ICICI Bank unveils first guarantee-backed home loan product

    Mumbai: Largest private lender ICICI Bank today launched the country’s first mortgage guarantee-backed home loan product that will expand the credit amount and increase the tenure for an additional fee as well.

  • Nick Kyrgios

    Pressure getting to Nick Kyrgios: McEnroe

    New York: Tennis legend John McEnroe believes controversial Australian player Nick Kyrgios is buckling under pressure and urged the 20-year-old to look to calmer contemporaries to pull himself back in line.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal takes blame for struggles in form

    Johannesburg : Former World number one Rafael Nadal has blamed himself over his recent struggles, saying he was solely to blame for his recent dip in form, not his support staff. The two-time Wimbledon champion said that he had an amazing career with his team, and added that the one thing he wants to change is himself. The 29-year-old further said that he feels mentally fit and physically healthy, which helps him to keep

  • Abhinav Bindra

    Government approves financial help for shooter Abhinav Bindra

    New Delhi: The sports ministry on Wednesday approved financial assistance of around 5,000 euros to India’s lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra to train in Germany from September 1 to 11. The assistance for the shooter comes from the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF). “Release of 90 percent of the estimated cost as advance has also been approved. The expenditure will be met from the budget allocated to Abhinav Bindra under Target Olympic

  • Tintu Lukka

    Tintu Lukka fails to advance at World athletics

    Beijing: Tinku Lukka’s best performance of the season was not enough to earn a semi-final spot as the Indian runner finished seventh in her heat to crash out of the women’s 800 metres competition at the World Athletics Championships here on Wednesday.

  • Peter Mukherjea, Indrani Mukherjea

    Wasn’t aware Sheena was Indrani’s daughter: Peter Mukherjea

    Mumbai: The Sheena Bora murder case today took a new turn with former Star India CEO Peter Mukherjea, husband of accused Indrani, saying that he was not aware that the deceased was her daughter and not her sister.

  • Karun Nair

    Karun Nair excited to be part of national squad

    Colombo : Indian cricketer Karun Nair has said that he feels excited to be a part of the national squad for the third Test against Sri Lanka, which starts from August 28.

  • Valencia, Nuno

    We must find replacement for Nicolas Otamendi: Valencia coach Nuno

    Monaco: Even though Spanish football club Valencia have made it to the Champions League group stage their coach Nuno has called for reinforcements, with the top priority being finding a replacement for Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi.

  • Failure

    Failure is the best teacher

    Washington D.C: Don’t be shy of failure, as a new study claims that having the opportunity to learn from failure can turn it into a positive experience.

  • YouTube

    YouTube set to officially launch YouTube Gaming on August 26

    Amsterdam : YouTube has announced that it will be officially launching its Twitch competitor called YouTube Gaming on August 26. According to The Next Web, YouTube Gaming will feature more than 25,000 pages for various game titles, each with live-streams, promotional videos, game-play footages and more. Also, the viewers can chat with other members during live-streams. Creators can monitor comments from the app and each stream has a custom URL so they can easily

  • Girl raped

    Gangrape of minor: Father gets life, youth given 12 yrs jail

    New Delhi: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for gangraping his nine-year-old daughter, by a Delhi court which refused to take a lenient view observing that he gave his daughter such a betrayal of faith of relationship that would really be difficult for her to forget.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Naxal attack: Sonia Gandhi condemns killing of BSF jawans

    New Delhi : Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday condemned the Maoist ambush on the Border Security Force (BSF) party today where three jawans were killed, and extended her condolences to the family members of the martyred jawans. Sonia reiterated that such cowardly acts of violence could not be justified in any way. She also expressed the hope that concerned authorities will work expeditiously to bring the guilty to book. Three BSF jawans were killed

  • Sanjay Dutt

    Why parole for Sanjay Dutt, asks Abha Singh

    Lucknow: Supreme Court lawyer Abha Singh on Wednesaday questioned the Yerwada Jail authorities for granting 30 days bail to actor Sanjay Dutt for his daughter’s nose surgery.“It is required to investigate that how did the divisional commissioner allow the parole of Sanjay Dutt. Why are they being so generous to him while being critical of other prisoners?” asked Singh. “It is shocking and a travesty of justice that Sanjay Dutt has been given