Free Press Journal
  • …And India turn tables on Oz’s

    Bengaluru : Ravichandran Ashwin’s 25th five-wicket haul was the cornerstone of India’s remarkable turnaround as the hosts defeated Australia by 75 runs in the second cricket Test to level the four-match series 1-1 here.

  • Smith’s act was against spirit of the game: Sunny, Laxman

    New Delhi : Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman on Tuesday criticised Australian skipper Steve Smith for seeking the dressing room’s input for a DRS referral in the second Test against India, saying it violated the spirit of the game.

  • OPPO gets Team India sponsorship

    Mumbai : Mobile manufacturing company OPPO will replace broadcasting giants Star India as the official sponsor of the Indian cricket team from April 1, winning the bid with a mind-boggling sum of Rs 1,079 crore.

  • Delhi University Professor Saibaba sentenced to life by Gadchiroli sessions court

    Mumbai/New Delhi: The District and Sessions Court in Gadchiroli on Tuesday found G.N. Saibaba, professor of English at Delhi University, and five others guilty of having links with banned Maoists and has sentenced them to life in jail. A sixth accused in the case has been sent to prison for 10 years.

  • Virat Kohli bouncer hits Aussie captain Steve Smith

    Bengaluru: Team India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday stirred up a major controversy by virtually accusing Australian captain Steve Smith of cheating in the usage of DRS, flaring up the tensions between the two sides. “We have been inconsistent with the DRS but we take our decisions on the field, we don’t ask for confirmation from the dressing room,” Kohli said after India’s 75-run win in the second Test.

  • Lucknow anti-terror operation on poll eve, gun battle on to flush out terrorists linked to train blast

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Tuesday launched an operation in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh to flush out a suspected terrorist believed to be influenced by ISIS and having possible links to the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast earlier in the day. At the time of going to press, a gun battle was still on between the police and the holed-up suspected terrorist, Saifullah. There were reports of another terrorist hiding in the

  • Mumbai: Goods train derailment hits western line services

    Mumbai: Local train services on the western line were not restored even three hours after the derailment of a goods train on Tuesday evening. This put commuters on the western line in a spot, as it was the peak time for office goers heading back home.

  • Mumbai: Constable suicide, Railway police teams sent to Haryana

    Mumbai: Two days after a RPF personnel shot himself dead at Mumbai Central, a three member team of Government Railway Police (GRP) has left for Haryana to record statements of his family members.

  • Caring for all those left behind! on International Women’s Day

    Mumbai: Joe Monteiro (91) and June Monteiro (94) of Pali Hill in Khar  are too old to move around these days. They live alone after their only daughter left for Sydney, but thanks to Madhu Poplai, the secretary of Pali Hill Residents’ Association, the nonagenarian couple has someone to take care of them.

  • The story of the Basil Plant or Tulsi

    The basil plant is considered by those who practice Hinduism, as representative of the Goddess herself. Myths say that even the Lord of Death, Yama gives way before this shrub, and Lord Vishnu will accept no offering which does not contain a sprig of this plant.

  • Idea ‘Private Recharge’ feature empowers women customers

    New Delhi : Idea Cellular’s Private Recharge is aimed at letting customers retain their privacy by not sharing their numbers. This is especially helpful for Idea’s women customers who can choose not to disclose their numbers thereby ensuring their privacy.

  • Women at Dabur India enjoy healthier workplace

    New Delhi: This International Women’s Day, the world’s largest Ayurvedic healthcare company Dabur India has taken up the cause of health and safety for its women employees.

  • India’s mining sector becomes less attractive for investment

    New Delhi : India has moved down the order on the overall investment attractiveness index to 97 from the earlier 73, a survey of mining and exploration companies for 2016 showed. India dropped from its previous rank in the overall investment attractiveness index and has been placed among the 10 lowest nations, the Fraser Institute’s annual survey of mining and exploration companies for 2016 has said.