Free Press Journal
  • Poonia fails

    New Delhi : Ace Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia has failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics as she could not touch the qualifying standard in the competitions she took part in the United States.

  • Book gives insight into 7/11 Mumbai train blasts

    New Delhi : A new book presents a blow-by-blow account of the events that led to Mumbai 7/11 train bombings 10 years ago, profiles the people involved in the horrific blasts and describes how the plot was unearthed by police. “Six Minutes of Terror: The Untold Story Of The 7/11 Mumbai Train Blasts” by journalists Nazia Sayed and Sharmeen Hakim and published by Penguin Random House India is billed as an exhaustive and

  • Amal Dutta passes away

    Kolkata : Former India footballer and the country’s first full time ‘diamond’ coach Amal Dutta died today at his residence because of age related illness, according to his family.

  • Cadila eyes growth opportunity in US, LatAm markets

    Mumbai : Pharma firm Cadila Healthcare sees big growth opportunity in US and Latin American formulation markets and plans to enhance share in the US generics market by launching complex, oral solids and formulations.

  • Tejas down Atharv

    Navi Mumbai : Thane boy Tejas Shirose kept his nerves when it mattered most to score a come from behind win over Pune’s Atharv Aras to move into the fourth round of the boys under-15 singles of the 2nd Maharshtra State Dr Vijay Patil Sub-Junior Badminton Selection Tournament, hosted by BOR (Badminton Organisation Of Raigad) at DY Patil Sports Academy at Nerul on Sunday.

  • India and Tanzania to step up energy, food security pact

    Dar-es-Salaam : India on Sunday offered $ 92 million Line of Credit to Tanzania for a key water supply project and signed five agreements as the two countries decided to cooperate in a number of areas, including food security and natural gas sector to boost bilateral ties.

  • Tejas trains to have entertainment units, wi-fi

    New Delhi: With high-tech entertainment units, wi-fi facility and integrated braille displays, the coaches of premier Tejas trains are being readied to give its passengers the feel of world class travel. While the coaches of Tejas, meaning brilliance, will be of golden colour, those of Hamsafar, also to be rolled out this year, will be draped in vinyl sheets painted in the colours of earth and sky to convey the message of

  • India register second victory

    Russia : India’s junior hockey team came back strongly in its second game against Russian club Dinamo Storitel in the EurAsia Cup to record a 3-2 victory in an entertaining game here on Sunday.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Gadkari to seek infra investment during his week-long US visit

    India has envisaged $ 50-60 billion foreign investment for infrastructure. Another $ 100 billion is envisaged towards industrial development for port-led economic growth and inland waterways, water transport, coastal and cruise shipping and solar and wind energy generation to further boost the country’s growth momentum  (more…)

  • Harika draws

    China : The eighth round of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Chengdu on Sunday witnessed Indian Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli hanging on to her lead at the top of the table with 5.5 points.

  • NTCA red-flags mushrooming resorts in ‘Mowgli’ land

    New Delhi : The apex body for tiger conservation, NTCA, has red-flagged mushrooming of resorts and erection of chain link fences in Madhya Pradesh’s Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) which were veritable “death traps”. The reserve is famous as home to Mowgli – the protagonist in English writer Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Jungle Book’.