Free Press Journal
  • Jaipur crush Delhi 51-26

    Hyderabad : Jaipur Pink Panthers hammered Dabang Delhi at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad on Wednesday. The Panthers dominated the match after a slow start to score an emphatic 51-26 victory over the team from the capital city in the 20th match of Pro Kabaddi season 4 encounter.

  • Development, environment go together, says Anil Dave

    New Delhi : Development and environment go together and are “not against” each other, newly appointed Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said today as he took over from Prakash Javadekar during whose tenure activists had raised apprehensions about dilution of green norms. Speaking in the presence of Javadekar, who now has the Human Resource Development portfolio, Dave said all projects undertaken by his predecessor will continue although he would take a week’s time

  • France Eye Revenge

    Take on ‘wounded’ Germany in EURO semi-final

  • Martino QUITS

    Buenos Aires : Gerardo Martino has resigned as Argentina’s national team coach, citing the financial chaos enveloping the Argentine Football Association and lack of preparedness for the upcoming Olympics.

  • NSE listing will enhance corp governance: Chawla

    New Delhi: A “credible road map” has been put in place for the listing of NSE, Chairman Ashok Chawla has said, adding that it will provide a market-determined benchmark for its share price and enhance the level of corporate governance.

  • Not afraid of France

    Marseille : Germany midfielder Thomas Muller has said that his side are not afraid of hosts France whom they meet in the Euro 2016 semi-finals on Thursday.

  • Suspected IS man sent to custody, 2 more held

    Kolkata : A West Bengal court on Wednesday remanded a 25-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of having links with the Islamic State (IS), in 14-day police custody. Two of his accomplices have also been arrested.

  • fdi

    Foreign firms being lured to ‘Make in India’

    It is good that the government has finally recognized the urgent need for making India a more open FDI destination to attract MNCs to invest in India as Indian businessmen, always looking for fast buck, are rushing out of the country for a business address elsewhere, including tax havens. The latest government decision giving red carpet welcome to foreign funds and foreign management control in a host of businesses, including airlines, brown-field

  • Athawale hits out at Cong, ready to campaign for BJP

    New Delhi : Newly-appointed Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday came down heavily on Congress, saying the party used him with an eye on Dalit votes but it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who realised his worth and made him a central minister. Stating that he will campaign for BJP in Uttar Pradesh, which goes to polls early next year, the minister added that he is in

  • Silver, gold give better returns, beat stocks

    New Delhi : In terms of investor wealth addition, gold and silver have offered better returns so far this year than other asset classes, especially stocks, by registering up to 41 % gains. Gold and silver prices have surged 22.29 % and 41.14 %, respectively, so far in 2016.

  • Ambitious ‘Namami Gange’ programme to begin today

    New Delhi: The Modi Government will commence execution of its ambitious ‘Namami Gange’ programme tomorrow with the launch of 300 projects including those of STP installations aiming to clean the holy river and ensuring its unfettered flow.

  • Querrey solved

    London : Milos Raonic advanced to his second Wimbledon semi-final as the big-serving Canadian ended Sam Querrey’s surprise run to the last eight with a 6-4, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 victory on Wednesday.

  • R N Bhaskar

    India’s biggest laundromat – agriculture

    It is Rs 2,000 lakh crore or Rs 674 lakh crore, or Rs 199 lakh crore, any which way you look at it, the figures are disturbingly high!  But these are figures relating to agricultural income earned, that have been filed before the Income Tax authorities.

  • Gold hits 28-mth high above Rs 31k mark

    New Delhi:  Gold prices shot up to Rs 31,050 per 10 grams, a 28-month high, by surging Rs 400 in the bullion market today, underpinned by risk-off attitude among investors and positive global cues.