Free Press Journal
  • India to play Kiwis in six-match Test series

    New Delhi :  As part of their preparations for next year’s Olympic Games, India will compete against New Zealand in a six-match hockey Test series from October 2 to 11 in Auckland, Nelson and Christchurch.

  • Patel stir backed by RSS, BJP: Vaghela

    Ahmedabad  : Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela claimed that the ongoing agitation by the Patel community to get reservation under OBC category is backed by RSS and BJP Government in Gujarat.

  • Carlos, Malouda to get a taste of Indian football

    New Delhi :  Delhi Dynamos head coach Roberto Carlos and player Florent Malouda will be among the Indian Super League (ISL) side’s team members who will witness the Under-14 boys final match of the Subroto Cup football tournament on September 24 .

  • Another senior IAS man shunted out from MHA

    New Delhi : Senior IAS officer Pravir Kumar was on Tuesday sent back to his cadre Uttar Pradesh within one month of his appointment in Home Ministry. Kumar, a 1982 batch IAS officer, was working as Secretary in Inter State Council Secretariat in the Ministry and had received orders on August 28. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved the premature repatriation of Kumar to the cadre, a brief order issued by

  • President Pranab Mukherjee felicitate Rasoolan Bibi, the widow of Param Vir Chakra awardee Abdul Hameed during the tea party for the veterans of Indo-Pak 1965 War at Ceremonial Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI

    Heroes of 1965 war triumph jubilee honoured

    New Delhi : He may be just four years away from turning 100, but pride and grit shone through Air Marshal Arjan Singh’s wizened face as he walked up the dais to be felicitated by President Pranab Mukherjee to mark the golden jubilee of India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1965 war.

  • Indian Oil, AI to clash for Super League title

    Mumbai : Indian Oil and Air India will once battle it out for supremacy in the MHAL (Mumbai Hockey Association Limited) Super Division League 2015.

  • Obese woman loses 9 kgs in a week after surgery

    Mumbai : For 59-year-old Suman Gaikwad, life will no more be filled with struggles to deal with a body weight of 85kg. She has lost a record 9 kgs in a week’s time, after undergoing a bariatric surgery at Mulund-based Aastha healthcare.

  • Bhutia lauds India U-16 footballers

    Kolkata : Former India football skipper Bhaichung Bhutia on Tuesday lauded the efforts of the national under-16 team who qualified for Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship.

  • Bipin strikes winner for Rangers

    Mumbai :  Bipin Rawat’s lone strike proved sufficient for Kalina Rangers to pull off a close 1-0 win against Kolovery Welfare Association ‘B’ in a fifth round league encounter of the 15thKalina Football League -2015, organised by the Our Lady of Egypt Church Sports Committee, and played at the St. Mary’s High School ground.

  • Afghanistan soldiers killed in ‘insider attack’

    Kabul : Separate attacks in northern Afghanistan killed at least 15 Afghan troops, including 10 soldiers who died in an “insider attack” when a fellow soldier smuggled insurgents inside a checkpoint to kill his colleagues, officials said.

  • ‘No peace until foreign troops leave Afghanistan’

    Kabul : The Taliban’s new leader told Afghanistan’s government today it must cancel a security deal with the United States and expel all foreign troops if it wants peace.

  • Commuters not keen on sliding doors in trains

    Mumbai : Women commuters are apprehensive with the working of closed-door mechanism on local trains and expressed their displeasure to World Bank MD Mulyani Indrawati.

  • 16-year-old raped by four men in Aurangabad

    Mumbai : The holy Ganesh festival was marred by a gang rape incident when a 16-year-old girl was targeted by four unidentified men after beating up her boyfriend in Golwadi area of Aurangabad on Monday .

  • Shiksha Mitra crisis: UP govt seeks help from Maharashtra

    Mumbai : Legal experts and representatives of teachers’ union in Maharashtra met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to discuss the issue of distressed teachers after dozens of contract teachers attached to the state education department reportedly committed suicide after the high court cancelled the appointments of 1.78 lakh teachers across the state.