Free Press Journal
  • Minor girl says she was ‘sold’ to Goa MLA for Rs 50 lakh

    Panaji: The minor girl who has accused the former Goa education minister and expelled Congress MLA Atanasio Monserratte of rape has told police that her stepmother and another man ‘sold’ her to the MLA for Rs 50 lakh.

  • Daredevils score 162/7 against Rising Pune Supergiants

    New Delhi: Bowling with a lot of discipline, specially in the middle overs, Rising Pune Supergiants managed to restrict in-form Delhi Daredevils to a gettable 162 for seven in their Indian Premier League match, here today.

  • Pakistan’s solar kids baffle medical community

    Karachi: The mystery illness of three Pakistani brothers has baffled the medical community which is trying to diagnose their ailment that leaves them paralysed after sunset.

  • Hillary promises better deal for Asians

    Washington: President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have gone all out to win over the influential Asian- American community with the Democratic front-runner promising to give them a fair and larger representation if she was elected to the White House.

  • 3rd suspect arrested over gurudwara attack in Germany

    Berlin: A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the bombing of a gurudwara by Islamist militants in the German city of Essen, police said today amid reports that two teenagers had rehearsed for the terror attack by detonating a prototype of their self-made bomb.

  • Odd-even scheme can be only an emergency measure: CSE

    New Delhi: The odd-even car-rationing scheme, despite preventing air pollution from getting worse, can be only an “emergency” measure, a green body today said, underlining the need for taking permanent steps to check air pollution in the national capital.

  • “I feel married because I have the right person in my life”

    Humility and compassion binds her as a complete woman of worth. She is talented yet grounded which not only makes her the actor of eminence but also a human of fineness. Divyanka Tripathi a.k.a Ishita of Star Plus’s popular Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, talks exclusively to ‘The Free Press Journal’ about her marriage, her show and more…

  • Pune win toss, elect to bowl against Delhi

    New Delhi: Rising Pune Supergiants skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bowl against Delhi Daredevils in their IPL match at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here today.

  • Salman Khan announced as Goodwill Ambassador of Indian contingent for Rio Olympics 2016

    Members of Indian Olympic team are superstars: Salman Khan

    Mumbai: In his bid to boost the morale of the Rio-bound Indian Olympic contingent, Bollywood superstar and ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ Salman Khan today said that each and every member of the squad are true superstars in their own right and deserve “love and support” from every quarter.

  • Yuvraj Singh

    Comparing Virat Kohli-Sachin Tendulkar is unfair: Yuvraj

    New Delhi: Veteran left-hander Yuvraj Singh feels India Test captain Virat Kohli is the best batsman of this generation but deemed it unfair to compare him with Sachin Tendulkar as he feels that it will take a lot more hardwork from the Delhi lad to match the maestro’s legacy.

  • coal

    Flexibility in coal utilisation positive for discoms: Icra

    Mumbai: Government’s decision to relax norms for utilisation of domestic coal by state and Centre-owned generation utilities is positive for discoms as it would help lower transportation and power purchase costs, ratings agency Icra said.

  • Bangladesh SC scraps 16th amendment to Constitution

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh High Court has scrapped the 16th amendment to Constitution, which empowered the Parliament to impeach the Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

  • MNS asks Maha to emulate Guj on sanitary napkins scheme

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena general secretary Shalini Thackeray today asked Health Minister Deepak Sawant to install vending machines containing sanitary napkins in state-run hospitals and proposed that they should be made available to girls at the cheapest price.

  • No tax on agriculture income: Jaitley

    New Delhi: The central government on Thursday outright rejected suggestions from some opposition members to bring agriculture income under the tax net, saying this is not being considered at all.