Free Press Journal
  • PSUs to invest Rs30,000 cr to revive 4 fertiliser plants

    New Delhi  : Cash-rich coal, power and oil PSUs will jointly invest about Rs 30,000 crore to revive four mothballed fertiliser plants by 2020-21 to make India self- sufficient in urea production and cut imports. Besides investing in rebuilding the shut urea plants at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Sindri in Jharkhand, Talcher in Odisha and Barauni in Bihar, about Rs 13,000 crore is being invested in laying a gas pipeline to connect

  • Real hit Deportivo for six, Barca tame Osasuna

    Barcelona : Real Madrid again made light of the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo as they crushed Deportivo la Coruna 6-2 to maintain the upper hand in the La Liga title race.

  • Punjab eyes revival at home, takes on SRH

    Mohali : Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad will start favourites when they take on the struggling-for-survival Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here today.

  • Rashid is a terrific find: Moody

    Mohali : Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody on Thursday heaped praise on Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan and said the legbreak bowler has been a “terrific find” for the defending champions in the ongoing IPL.

  • Eyeing momentum in next 5 games, says Zaheer Khan

    Kolkata : Captain Zaheer Khan on Thursday said the coming five games in a span of nine days starting with the clash against Kolkata Knight Riders here on Friday will be a defining phase for Delhi Daredevils in the ongoing IPL.

  • Samuels replaces de Kock

    New Delhi : West Indian allrounder Marlon Samuels has replaced an injured Quinton de Kock in Delhi Daredevils for the remainder of the Indian Premier League season.

  • Lions hope Irfan will deliver goods

    Kolkata : Gujarat Lions have given a lifeline to the struggling career of Irfan Pathan and team Chief Executive Arvinder Singh said he has high hopes on the ‘veteran’ all-rounder to deliver the goods in the IPL.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj

    Fire and Smoke of Crime- By Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj ji

    The culture of crime now pervades everywhere and people all over the world are constantly living under the threat of losing their life, property and honour. There is no doubt that literacy and education are spreading but, at the same time, crime also is spreading through educated people who are committing it in more intelligent and sophisticated way. As a result of this, the atmosphere is full of crime and there is

  • Consistency in T20s is a tall order: Vohra

    Mohali : Kings XI Punjab’s Manan Vohra, who struck a 95-run knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad in a losing cause, on Thursday said it is a tall order for any batsman to be consistent in the Twenty20 format.

  • Opportunity for Mourinho to settle old score

    London : Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over his old foe Pep Guardiola when his Manchester United side visit misfiring Manchester City.

  • ICC offers $390m, BCCI wants 450

    It is expected that many of the 30 voting members of BCCI, at its upcoming SGM, will be over- whelmingly voting in favour of a pull-out from Champions Trophy. (more…)

  • ‘Would ‘play juniors’ for Wimbledon, French Open’

    Stuttgart : Maria Sharapova says she would ‘play in the juniors if I have to’ in order to compete at the French Open and Wimbledon, but has no interest in building bridges with her rivals after making her comeback from a doping ban.

  • ESPN laying off about 100 employees

    New York : ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, in a purge designed to focus the sports network on a more digital future. The cuts will trim ESPN’s stable of on-air talent and writers by about 10 per cent.

  • Black Cap Bracewell in drink-drive guilty plea

    Wellington : New Zealand fast bowler Doug Bracewell has pleaded guilty to drink-driving, admitting he was “deeply embarrassed” over the latest alcohol-fuelled incident to mar his career.

  • ‘Producer companies following ethos of producer co-operatives’ – Dilip Rath, chairman, NDDB

    A producer company is a business enterprise registered under the provisions of Part IX A of the Company Act. It is run on the basis of Mutual Assistance Principles, largely the same as the cooperative principles adopted by the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA). They include voluntary membership, voting rights independent of shareholding, an elected board, distribution of surplus on patronage basis, limited dividend, education of own members and co-operation with other organisations.