Free Press Journal
  • PM congratulates K Srikanth on win

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated shuttler Kidambi Srikanth after he clinched his second Super Series Premier title by lifting the Indonesia Open men’s singles trophy in Jakarta. World No.22 Srikanth, who had reached the finals at Singapore Open in April, outclassed Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai 21-11 21-19 in just 37 minutes in the final.

  • President calls for better rural healthcare

    Udupi (Karnataka) : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said quality healthcare was a necessity for every individual and underlined the need to ensure better infrastructure in rural areas so that doctors serve there.

  • Top seed Baitha survives scare

    Mumbai : Boys’ under-17 top seed Rahul Baitha and a host of other seeded players escaped to exciting wins, in the Khar Gymkhana Squash Tournament, on Sunday.

  • B’desh landslide toll climbs to 163

    Dhaka : At least five people died on Sunday in fresh landslides in Bangladesh, raising the deaths to 163 as heavy monsoon rains have lashed the country for a week.

  • ONGC Bassein gas field to touch record output in 2018

    New Delhi : India’s largest natural gas field Bassein in the Arabian Sea has seen a remarkable turnaround with the natural decline that had set in at the 28-year old field reversed and output slated to rise by a quarter to a record high in 2018.

  • Maradona’s daughter hits back at Dani Alves

    Rio de Janeiro : The daughter of football legend Diego Maradona has hit back at Dani Alves after the Brazil defender claimed her father could not be compared to Lionel Messi.