Free Press Journal
  • India vs Lanka: Fear is no answer when the battle is on hand

    India’s captain Virat Kohli was honest in saying that India are not invincible and that he would not like to blame any department in his side, they were simply overwhelmed by the daredevilry of the Sri Lankan cubs.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Expect one more PSU bank merger by Mar

    New Delhi : Enthused by the success of SBI merger, the Finance Ministry is considering clearing another such proposal in the public sector banking space by this fiscal end with a goal to create 4-5 global sized lenders.

  • Chhota Shakeel’s aide arrested, was planning to murder writer

    New Delhi : Delhi Police’s Special Cell has arrested an aide of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim’s confidant Chhota Shakeel, who was allegedly planning to kill Pakistan-born Canadian writer Tarek Fatah and had already received Rs 1.5 lakh for it.

  • Utility vehicles drive passenger car growth in the month of May

    New Delhi : Passenger vehicle sales in India rose by 8.63 per cent in May, mainly driven by strong sales of utility vehicles. According to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the growth registered in the passenger vehicles (PVs) segment last month was the best ever May sales. Domestic PV sales rose to 2, 51,642 units in May 2017 from 2, 31,640 units in the same month last

  • Argentina down Brazil in Australian Superclasico

    Melbourne : Argentina gained a confidence-boosting 1-0 win over Brazil in their Superclasico in Melbourne Friday ahead of their make-or-break World Cup qualifiers later in the year.

  • Babri: CBI gives copies of witness statements to defence lawyers

    Lucknow : The CBI on Friday provided copies of statements of 196 of its prosecution witnesses to the counsel for 12 BJP, RSS and VHP stalwarts including L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti in Babri Masjid demolition case.

  • Boycott ministers, says Shourie, after raid on NDTV promoters

    New Delhi : Former Union minister Arun Shourie on Friday urged journalists to boycott ministers in the battle for media freedom following the CBI searches at the houses of NDTV network’s founder Prannoy Roy.

  • Turan quits international football

    Ankara : Turkey’s national team captain and Barcelona star Arda Turan has announced his retirement from international football after he allegedly abused a journalist on the Turkish team’s plane.

  • ­Key ingredient of life found circling infant stars

    The molecule, methyl isocyanate, “plays an essential role in the formation of proteins, which are basic ingredients for life. The findings could offer clues on how chemicals sparked into living matter on Earth several billion years ago.

  • World No. 7 Wong to play for Maharashtra United in UTT

    Mumbai : World men’s No.7 Wong Chun Ting of Hong Kong would play for Maharashtra United while India no.1 Sharath Kamal would turn out for RP-SG Mavericks in next month’s Ultimate Table Tennis League, following the players’ draft held here on Friday.

  • Youngsters Raegan, Manasi star in King Pong’s second successive win

    Mumbai : Youngsters Raegan Albuquerque and Manasi Chiplunkar were the star performers as King Pong registered the second successive win by defeating ACE 7-2 in a Group-A league match of the Capital First-Mumbai Super League (MSL) Table Tennis Championships, organized by 11Even Sports Pvt. Ltd. under the auspices of MCDTTA and MSDTTA, and played at NSCI, Worli on Friday.

  • Indian GM Deepan outwits top seed GM Amonatov

    Mumbai : Indian Grandmaster Deepan Chakkravarthy J., rank ninth, created a major sensation by outwitting top ranked Amonatov Farrukh of Tajikistan in the seventh round of the Rs 29 lakh prize money 10th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament 2017, sponsored by LIC of India, co-sponsored by Ankit Gems and played at the Mount Litera School International, Bandra on Friday.

  • Defeats for Yuki, Paes on Challenger Tour

    New Delhi : India’s Yuki Bhambri and veteran Leander Paes were knocked out of their respective ATP Challenger Tour events, on Friday.

  • AITA to recommend Bopanna’s name for Arjuna award

    New Delhi : Acknowledging the Grand Slam feat of Rohan Bopanna, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) has decided to send his name to the government for this year’s Arjuna award.

  • Saudis apologise over minute’s silence row

    Sydney : Saudi Arabia football chiefs apologised on Friday after the national team was accused of “a disgraceful lack of respect” for failing to observe a minute’s silence in Australia in honour of victims of the London terror attack.