Free Press Journal
  • NASA's Cassini

    NASA’s Cassini captures Saturn moon Enceladus up close

    Washington: Following a successful close flyby of Saturn’s icy, geologically active moon Enceladus on Wednesday, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun transmitting its latest images.

  • Mumbai City FC

    Mumbai City FC set for Atletico de Kolkata clash

    Mumbai: Mumbai City FC will not take anything for granted in their Hero Indian Super League football clash against struggling Atletico de Kolkata here tomorrow. Mumbai City FC have turned their fortunes around with three victories in a row after struggling to win any of their first three matches. The string of victories have put them in contention for a place in the semifinal and they now meet defending champions Atletico de Kolkata,

  • Virender Sehwag

    Pain of not getting farewell game shall always remain: Sehwag

    New Delhi: Virender Shewag, who has recently called time on his glorious international cricket career, says the sadness of being “deprived of a farewell game shall always remain” in his mind. “Had the selectors told me that they were going to drop me, I could have requested them to allow me to play my last Test in Delhi and then announce my retirement, but they did not give me that opportunity.

  • Neil Hawgood

    Hawgood to join Indian eves as chief coach, not assistant

    New Delhi: Back to the country after exactly a year, former chief coach Neil Hawgood was supposed to join the Indian women’s hockey team as an assistant to Matthias Ahrens this time but in a sudden turn of events, the Australian will now resume duties in his previous capacity.

  • Prashant Bhushan

    HC order on CAG audit ‘absurd’: Bhushan

    New Delhi: Senior Supreme Court lawyer and expelled AAP leader Prashant Bhushan has termed the Delhi High Court’s order quashing the AAP government’s decision to get the accounts of discoms audited by CAG as “absurd”. However, Bhushan, who was expelled by the party earlier this year, was unsparing of the AAP government saying that a section of the people were happy with the HC judgement solely due to the “revulsion” of media and

  • Balwant Singh Ramoowalia

    Akali Dal leader Ramoowalia quits party to become UP Minister

    Chandigarh: In a setback to ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), its senior leader Balwant Singh Ramoowalia quit the party and took oath as a Cabinet Minister in Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh today. The sudden decision of the 74-year-old Ramoowalia, who has had stint with different parties during his long political career, took the Akalis by surprise.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Recounting Indira, Sonia denounces communal forces

    New Delhi:: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said nothing was more important to former prime minister Indira Gandhi than the unity of the country, while the country’s integrity is at the stake today.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Lack of political will key reason for judicial delay: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today held “lack of political will” as key reason for judicial delay and assured assistance for ensuring speedy justice delivery system in the national capital. Kejriwal also said that if there is political will, the judicial system can work faster and it will benefit justice seekers.

  • narendra modi

    Left not impressed with PM’s message, wants action against RSS

    New Delhi: Left parties were today not impressed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for ensuring “unity, peace and harmony”, saying he should know that these values are being threatened by the Sangh Parivar and should crack the whip on them. The communist outfits also questioned the ‘Run For Unity’ organised by the government for Sardar Patel and reminded the BJP-led dispensation about the ban imposed by the then Home Minister on RSS

  • Kudankulam n-reactor

    KNPP director admits to delay in maintenance work in Unit 1

    Tirunelveli (TN): Admitting to a delay in undertaking maintenance work in Unit-I of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) its director R S Sundar today said it would be over by November this year and power generation would begin by that month end or December. He stated this while participating in the Indo-Russian cultural and friendship society conference in the district today, but did not specify reasons for the delay.

  • BJP using weapon of communalism: Shriprakash Jaiswal

    Lucknow: Senior Congress leader Shriprakash Jaiswal today alleged that BJP is using the “weapon of communalism” as it is on the brink of a defeat in Bihar Assembly elections. “BJP has used its weapon of communalism when it’s on the verge of defeat in Bihar,” Jaiswal said in a reference to BJP chief Amit Shah’s remark that there would be celebrations in Pakistan if the grand alliance win in the state.

  • 7 policemen injured in mob attack, case against 40 people

    Ballia(UP): A five-year-old girl was killed after being hit by a vehicle in Sikanderpur town today, an incident which triggered protest by locals who pelted stones at policemen injuring seven of them. Superintendent of Police Anees Ansari said that Sundari was killed after being by hit by a vehicle in the town leading to the protests.

  • Is Nitish’s ad in Dawn a ‘conspiracy’, asks BJP

    Patna: Bihar’s former Deputy Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday asked if the election advertisement of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in a Pakistan daily is a conspiracy to influence the voters in Bihar, who are relatives of Pakistani citizens.

  • Shardul Thakur

    Thakur rocks SAfrica before AB rallies tourists with ton

    Mumbai: Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur pushed South Africa to the backfoot before the classy A B de Villiers rallied the tourists with a typically aggressive century on the second and last day of the practice game against Board President’s XI which ended in a draw here today.

  • golf

    Chikka S wins Indian Masters

    Bangalore: Indian golfer Chikka S successfully defended his title after defeating compatriot Shubhankar Sharma on the first extra hole at the TAKE Solutions India Masters here today. Chikka and Sharma, who shared the overnight three-shot lead, ended regulation play tied on 25-under 263 after posting identical final rounds of six-under 66s at the Eagle-The Golf Village.

  • A K Antony

    Antony attacks Sangh Parivar’s ‘politics of intolerance’

    Kochi: Senior Congress leader A K Antony today came down heavily on the Sangh Parivar over its alleged “politics of intolerance”, saying the very foundation of the country built by leaders like Sardar Patel is being demolished by forces surrounding Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The former Kerala Chief Minister, while slamming the recent Delhi police ‘raid’ at the Kerala House in New Delhi on complaints of cow meat being served there, also said

  • Joshna-Chinappa

    Joshna stuns world number one in Qatar Classic

    Doha: Joshna Chinappa today registered one of the biggest upsets of the PSA World Tour season as she stunned World No.1 Raneem El Welily of Egypt in the first round of the Qatar Classic Squash Championship here. The Indian national champion, ranked World No. 20, took just 37 minutes to outplay the top seeded Egyptian 11-9 11-6 4-11 11 9.

  • Dynamos-Northeast game could break attendance record at JLN

    New Delhi: Following their impressive performance against Atletico de Kolkata, tickets for Delhi Dynamos’ next ISL home game against Northeast United FC are fast selling out. With fans of the Lions lapping up their team’s good performance this season and the traditionally football-crazy Highlanders sure to turn up in droves, the Dynamos-Northeast clash looks to break attendance record at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on November 3. Fans of both sides have been buying tickets in large numbers for the highly anticipated clash.

  • jabong

    Jabong ropes in Benetton’s Sanjeev Mohanty as CEO

    New Delhi: Online fashion marketplace Jabong today said it has appointed Sanjeev Mohanty as its CEO and Managing Director. Mohanty, whose appointment is effective early December this year, has over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry, the company said in a statement.

  • Rajiv Pratap Rudy

    Anand Sharma’s remark shows Congress’s frustration: Rudy

    Patna: Minister of State for Skill Development and Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Saturday criticised Congress leader Anand Sharma over his remarks against Prime Minister Modi, and suggested that he was frustrated and should instead focus on improving the condition of the grand old party.