Free Press Journal
  • Security threat during CT in UK?

    ICC assures robust security during Champions Trophy and women’s WC post Manchester bombing

  • India beat Indonesia 4-1 in Sudirman Cup

    Gold Coast : Putting aside their dismal performance in their first tie, India defeated Indonesia 4-1 in a do or die encounter of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship at the Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium here on Tuesday.

  • India’s international fixtures to be broadcast live

    New Delhi : AIFF and its marketing partners, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), have shared the national team’s yearly fixtures beginning March 2017 wherein it will play 15 competitive games including eight in India. All the international fixtures will be broadcast live on Star Sports and its digital platform, Hotstar. Having successfully broadcast many international footballing events and leagues, the Network is now set to wow India’s sports fans with a live

  • Four things we learned from 2016-17 La Liga season

    Madrid : The La Liga came to a close on Sunday evening with Real Madrid proclaimed as champions for the first time since 2012. Here are a few things we learned from the 2016-2017 campaign, according Xinhua news agency.

  • Juventus sign Juan Cuadrado

    Rome : Champions League finalists Juventus have signed Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado on a permanent deal from Chelsea, the Italian champions has announced.

  • Home and Away format finds favour in BCCI captains’ conclave

    Mumbai : The concept of going back to the home and away format in Ranji Trophy games after one year’s experiment with neutral venue format found favour from the majority of participants in the BCCI’s captains-cum-coaches conclave here from Tuesday. “An overwhelming majority (of captains and coaches) wanted to go back to the home and away concept,” said a Ranji Trophy skipper after the conclusion of the two-hour meeting that discussed “every aspect

  • Now, an IPL with a bit of difference!

    New Delhi : The tenth edition of the popular Indian Premier League may be over but here’s another IPL which the organisers say will help relive one’s most cherished childhood memories.

  • Conte named manager of the year

    London : helsea coach Antonio Conte was named Manager of the Year and English Premier League Manager of the Year after leading the London club to the league title, the League Managers’ Association (LMA) announced on Tuesday. The former Italy and Juventus head coach was presented the newly commissioned Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy by former Manchester United coach Ferguson and England Manager and LMA President Gareth Southgate at the 25th LMA Annual

  • Zverev shrugs off expectations at French Open

    Paris : It’s been 80 years since a German man won Roland Garros but despite his stunning demolition of Novak Djokovic in Rome, Alexander Zverev insists he is not the French Open champion in waiting.

  • WC final could’ve been different if T20 was around then: Sachin

    “We have also on number of occasions got 325-340 runs and that is because the format has changed, the rules have changed a little bit. The conditions have also changed (than) what we got there, I just feel the mindset has changed because of introduction of T20 and the calculations are different,” explained the master.
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  • You’re A Beautiful Person-Tom Walsh

    I wish that I could tell every person that I meet that he or she is a beautiful person—and have them believe it.  I wish I could look them in the eyes and tell them of their beauty and have them accept the words for what they truly are—the truth, plain and simple.

  • New JIO tariff plans against TRAI norms: Vodafone to HC

    New Delhi : Telecom major Vodafone India on Tuesday claimed in the Delhi High Court that the two new tariff plans offered by Reliance Jio (RJIO) since last month were in violation of the TRAI’s guidelines. RJIO’s two new tariff plans were the ‘Summer Surprise’ offer, which gave three month additional complimentary service on a minimum monthly recharge of Rs 402 and ‘Dhan Dhana Dhan’ offer, which came after the first one

  • GAIL keeps close watch over power sector

    Mumbai : State-owned natural gas processing and distribution company –GAIL (India) Limited, wants to push its gas energy in the power sector provided the policies and the duty imposed make the whole business feasible.

  • Growth to remain subdued at 6.6% in Q4 FY’17

    Mumbai : Weak investment activity is likely to restrain economic growth at 6.6 per cent for the quarter ended March 2017, says a Dun and Bradstreet report.

  • India Inc seals 252 M&A deals worth 15.8 bn in Jan-Mar: EY

    New Delhi : India Inc inked 252 merger and acquisition deals worth USD 15.8 billion during January-March quarter, registering a rise of 23 per cent over last year, mainly driven by the Vodafone and Idea deal, says an EY report.

  • Icra downgrades IDBI Bank’s debt instruments; rating on watch

    Mumbai : Domestic rating agency Icra on Tuesday  said that  it has downgraded various debt instruments of state-run IDBI Bank on the back of weak profitability and deteriorating asset quality, which have resulted in erosion of its capital. The agency has also kept the lender’s ratings under watch with negative implications.

  • BHEL commissions 1,980 MW Super critical Thermal Power Plant in UP

    New Delhi : With the commissioning of the third unit of the 3×660 MW Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project (PSTPP), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully executed the 1,980 MW coal-based supercritical thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh.