Free Press Journal
  • Loss to West Ham a mental blow: Man United coach van Gaal

    London: Manchester United head coach Louis van Gaal has termed as a “mental blow” their 2-3 loss to West Ham United, which forced their European Champions League football qualification out of their hands. A brace from forward Anthony Martial put United 2-1 up till the 72nd minute on Tuesday but West Ham scored twice in the next eight minutes through Michail Antonio (76th) and Winston Reid (80th) as the hosts bade farewell

  • Hope PM Modi learnt his lesson: Rahul Gandhi on floor test victory

    New Delhi: With the Uttarakhand Congress on the ninth cloud after winning the crucial floor test with a majority, party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asserted that this was the clear victory of democracy and hoped that Prime Minister Narendra Modi learnt his ‘lesson’ that the nation won’t tolerate the murder of democracy.

  • Liverpool will improve next season: Klopp

    Liverpool: The current season has not been too exciting for Liverpool fans, but manager Juergen Klopp is confident that the team will see a major improvement next season. Liverpool have struggled in mid-table mediocrity for most of the season and have no chances of finishing in the top four. Their chances of qualifying for the Champions League are almost nil, but the Merseyside club can still finish in the top six and

  • India’s petroleum consumption growth at record high

    New Delhi: Strong urban consumption sentiment, reversal of dieselization and lower prices are likely to have caused India’s petroleum products consumption growth to touch a record high during last fiscal, American investment banker Jefferies said on Wednesday.

  • Star Sports campaigns for kabaddi at grassroot level

    New Delhi:  In its endeavor to promote a multi-sporting culture in the country, India’s leading sports broadcaster Star Sports has organised an inter school state level kabaddi tournament, KBDY STARS in New Delhi. The tournament was organised with support of the Delhi government to encourage sporting talent and stimulate the indigenous game of kabaddi amongst young kids.

  • Queen caught on camera calling Chinese officials rude

    London: In a rare diplomatic gaffe by the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II was caught on camera referring to Chinese officials to be “very rude” during President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the UK last year.

  • Aussie ex-skipper Clarke to star in Hong Kong T20

    Hong Kong: Former Australia captain Michael Clarke will headline Hong Kong’s Twenty20 Blitz this month as he pursues a comeback in cricket’s shortest form. Clarke, one of the top batsmen of his generation, will star at the four-team tournament from May 28-29 in a rare appearance since his retirement last year. “While I have never been to Hong Kong before, I have heard so much about what a great place it is for

  • England women’s captain Charlotte Edwards retires from international cricket

    London: England women’s team skipper Charlotte Edwards on Wednesday announced retirement from all forms of international cricket, thus bringing an end to her illustrious 20-year cricketing career. The move follows England’s 2016 World T20 campaign, where they were knocked out by Australia in the semifinals.

  • Vodafone SuperNet 4G to be available across 1,000 towns

    Mumbai, May 11, 2016: Following the successful launch of 4G services across the five circles of Mumbai, Delhi & NCR, Kolkata, Karnataka and Kerala, Vodafone India today announced the next phase of its 4G rollout, which will cover the key circles Gujarat, Haryana, UP (E) and West Bengal. With this roll out, Vodafone SuperNet™ 4G, will be available across 1,000 towns this year.

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    Coal scam: Court orders supply of statement of accused to CBI

    New Delhi: A special court today said copy of statement of Jindal Group’s chartered accountant, who is an accused and has sought to turn approver in a coal scam case involving industrialist Naveen Jindal and others, be supplied to the CBI for rendering assistance on the issue.

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    How a painkiller can lower empathy in you

    New York: A painkiller used to treat headaches, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, colds and fevers can relive pain, but is likely to decrease empathy for both the physical and social aches that other people experience, a new study suggests.

  • Equity markets dip over amended Mauritius tax treaty

    Mumbai: Key Indian indices plunged on Wednesday as an amended tax treaty between India and Mauritius spooked investors amid fears of a massive outflow of foreign capital from the equity markets.

  • Anxiety prone? Walk in nature can make things worse

    New York: Far from being rejuvenating, a peaceful walk in nature after a difficult day at work can make people prone to anxiety more stressed, new research suggests.

  • Bumrah’s action suits yorker, my strength is outswing: Yadav

    New Delhi: Often criticised for not bowling consistent yorkers like his younger fast-bowling counterpart Jasprit Bumrah, Indian pacer Umesh Yadav says his action is more suited for full length outswing deliveries. “I know a lot of bowlers are judged by their ability to bowl yorkers at the death. I can also bowl yorkers effectively but it is a delivery that can go wrong as it is difficult to bowl consistently,” Yadav said during

  • How cancer becomes drug-resistant

    New York: A team of researchers, including an Indian-American scientist, has found that the major reason cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumours.

  • 5 arrested for planning to leave Aus by boat to join ISIS

    Melbourne: Australian police have arrested five men, including a top hardline Islamic preacher, who were planning to join the dreaded IS terror group by sailing to Indonesia by a boat. The arrests took place in Queensland yesterday as the men with cancelled passports were towing a boat towards Cape York, in far north Queensland. The men included Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio, Shayden Thorne, the brother of another hardline Islamist, Junaid Thorne, police said.