Free Press Journal
  • Qatar claims it is a victim of terror smear ‘campaign’

    Doha : Qatar said on Saturday it was the victim of an orchestrated smear campaign in sections of the media over its alleged “support” for terrorism, a claim Doha denounced as a “lie”.

  • 5,000 migrants rescued

    Rome : Some 5,000 migrants bound for Italy were rescued in waters off the coast of Libya between Thursday and Saturday morning by Italian and Libyan coastguards, statements from both countries said.

  • Libya: 141 killed in attack on airbase

    The attack was reportedly launched by the Third Force militia, of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli. (more…)

  • Giants vs Supergiant in MAHA derby

    Two-time champions Mumbai will be playing their fourth final and should have been termed as clear favourites had it not been for a certain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who will be playing a record 7th IPL final. (more…)

  • Brilliant Thiem ends Rafael Nadal’s claycourt streak

    Rome : Austria’s Dominic Thiem sent Rafael Nadal crashing out of the Rome Masters with a 6-4, 6-3 quarter-final victory, ending the Spaniard’s 17-match winning run.

  • Muguruza defeats Williams to reach Italian Open semis

    Rome : Third-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza defeated Venus Williams 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 to book a spot in the Italian Open tennis semi-finals for a second straight year.

  • Djokovic downs Potro 6-1, 6-4

    Rome : Novak Djokovic extended his FedEx head2head dominance against Juan Martin del Potro, prevailing past the Argentine 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday afternoon after rain delayed their quarter-final match on Friday.

  • Archery WC: Indian men win gold in compound team event

    “Before coming here, we planned every detail to make it work. We all shot well throughout week and what we really want is to create a good impression of us in front of other teams,” Verma said after winning his first team gold, and second overall in the World Cup. (more…)

  • La Liga: Espanyol top Granada 2-1

    Granada (Spain) : Spanish football club Espanyol climbed to the eighth spot in La Liga with a 2-1 victory over relegation-bound Granada, who end the season dead last.

  • Real Madrid going Malaga to seal title

    Madrid : Real Madrid travel to Malaga on Sunday knowing that a point will make them La Liga champions for 2016-17, giving them their first Spanish football league title in five seasons.

  • Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi’s perfect love story and a tragic end

    Two countries, two cultures, one love story and a tragic end. Initially it appeared more of a fairy tale but it had a heart breaking end. Though Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi’s love story is not much-talked about but it is so full of passion and warmth.

  • Mexican boxer Sanchez killed in crash

    Mexico City : Authorities say former boxing champion David “Tornado” Sanchez and his brother have been killed in a car crash in northern Mexico.

  • Bagan start favourites

    Cuttack : Defending champions Mohun Bagan will be aiming to bury the disappointment of I-League slip-up when they meet Bengaluru FC in the final of the Federation Cup football tournament today.

  • The Pioneer of 3D Art in India

    I last met Baiju Parthan at an Art Camp that took us to Prague, Vienna and Budapest. I was reconnecting with him after almost two years. His apartment in suburban Mumbai was cluttered with old Macs and all kinds of miscellaneous gadgetry. Old Baiju works adorn his walls. We kick off our chat over steaming hot cups of black coffee.

  • Bengal has an intriguing French connection

    Nestled along the Hooghly River is a tiny town just 35 kilometres from Kolkata that is steeped in history and is definitely worth exploring, writes Kalyani Majumdar

  • The basics of building a defensive stock portfolio

    As black swan events become too commonplace in the equity market, here’s the lowdown by Aditya Parikh on how to build blocks of a defensive stock portfolio

    As the age of volatility dawns, our financial times seem to be punctuated by words such as Trump policies, demonetisation and Brexit. Hapless equity seems to be ensnared by the newest pied piper in town- disruption. And the phrase brace for impact has leapt into the