Free Press Journal
  • British PM David Cameron announces anti-extremism strategy funding

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that the government will provide funding for anti-extremism projects in communities and tackle online attempts to radicalise the vulnerable, the media reported on Sunday.

  • PSG ready to face Real Madrid: Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Paris: Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Sunday warned Spanish football giants Real Madrid that Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are ready to face them next Wednesday in an European Champions League encounter.

  • BCCI

    CSK, RR to return in 2018; BCCI to invite tender for new teams

    Mumbai: The BCCI today decided against terminating the suspended IPL franchises of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, putting an end to the speculation surrounding their fate and ensuring their comeback in the cash-rich league in 2018.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Big B gets nervous over new TV show

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, who emerged as the quiz-master of Indian television after “Kaun Banega Crorepati”, is jittery ahead of the premiere of his new TV show “Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi” (AKRHZ). The megastar says he is wondering how the audience will react to the show.

  • Forex scam: Banks face Sebi scrutiny for disclosure lapses

    Mumbai: As a multi-agency probe continues in the alleged forex-based black money case involving thousands of crores of rupees, capital markets regulator Sebi and stock exchanges have now begun a scrutiny of several banks for any violation of the disclosure norms for listed firms.

  • Govt. takes measures to curb alarming ‘pulse’ prices

    New Delhi : With the common man crying out over the alarming hike in prices of pulses, the Government on Sunday enabled imposition of stock limits on pulses sourced from imports, stocks held by exporters, stocks to be used as raw-materials by licensed food processors and stocks of large departmental retailers.

  • Vyapam scam

    Vyapam mystery deepens with yet another accident death

    Bhopal: After a break of about three months in the chain of mysterious or otherwise deaths of Vyapam scam related people, the accidental death of an retired forest officer and former observer in Vyapam tests in Madhya Pradesh last week has renewed many questions.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Omar questions foundation stone laying ceremony by Irani

    Srinagar: Raising questions over the foundation stone laying ceremony of Central University Kashmir to be carried out by Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said it had already been done by previous HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju.

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    BJP must stop formality, arrive at substantive step: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress Party on Sunday alleged Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah’s move to summon party leaders over their recent controversial statements was a drama and not aimed at arriving at any substantive step.

  • BJP digs out 23-yr-old Nitish letter attacking Lalu

    Patna: In an apparent bid to create fissures in the secular alliance ahead of the remaining three phases of Assembly polls, the BJP has made public Nitish Kumar’s letter to the then Chief Minister Lalu Prasad 23 years ago in which he had charged Prasad with fostering corruption and giving leverage to a particular caste in government jobs.

  • Rail Neer scam: CBI to dig deep, to probe company, society of Railway officials

    New Delhi: A company and a society, linked to suspended Railway officials facing CBI probe in connection with alleged corruption in supply of packaged drinking water in premium trains, have come under the agency’s scanner which suspects these were used for camouflaging illegal remittances received from private caterers.

  • Eden Hazard must work harder to regain spot: Mourinho

    London: Having left Eden Hazard on the bench during the English Premier League (EPL) clash against Aston Villa, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho asserted that the Belgian winger will struggle for playing time unless he works harder on the pitch.

  • AIFF appoints Bhaichung Bhutia as advisor

    New Delhi: All India Football Federation today appointed former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia as the advisor for “overall issues of the game and the Federation”.

  • Unmukt Chand stars in Delhi’s 4-wicket win against Haryana

    New Delhi: Opener Unmukt Chand scored a gritty 99 to help Delhi register a four-wicket win against Haryana even as pacer Harshal Patel tried his best to defend the visitors’ total on the fourth and final day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

  • Bowling a worry as selectors set to name ODI, Test squads

    New Delhi: The senior selection committee led by Sandeep Patil will have to look at the bowling combination in absence of pace spearhead Ishant Sharma as they meet in capital tomorrow to select the squads for the last two ODIs and first two Test matches.

  • Palmeiras rise to fourth in Brazil’s Serie A

    Rio de Janeiro: Palmeiras rose to fourth spot in Brazil’s Serie A standings with a 3-1 win over Avai. Gabriel Jesus on Saturday gave the visitors the lead in the 17th minute before Jonathan Cristaldo and Dudu scored second-half goals at the Ressacada stadium in Florianopolis, Xinhua reported. Andre Lima provided a rare moment of joy for Avai fans with a powerful left-footed finish in the 69th minute. Eight-time champions Palmeiras now