Free Press Journal
  • Governor threatened, insulted me; I felt like quitting, says Mamata

    Kolkata  : Levelling a series of sensational allegations against West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused him of threatening and insulting her and said at one point, she was unable to take the “humiliation” and felt like quitting.

  • Saudi-based NRI to fund Super 30 initiative for free IIT-JEE coaching

    According to a 2014-15 all-India survey by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, minorities continued to be at the bottom among all social groups when it comes to getting higher education, with just 4.4 per cent enrolment. The dropout rate among Muslims was also high at 17.6 per cent.

  • India look to carry on momentum

    Derby : High on confidence after three wins on the trot, India would look to continue their unbeaten streak and take another step towards a semifinal berth when they face a lowly Sri Lanka in the ICC Women’s World Cup.

  • Amit Shah lashes out at BJD for Odisha’s ‘backwardness’

    Berhampur (Odisha) : BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday lashed out at the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government in Odisha for “poverty and backwardness” in the state and expressed confidence that his party would form the next government there.

  • Oz-A players train despite boycott threat

    Brisbane : Players turned up for training ahead of the Australia A tour of South Africa, despite the threat to boycott the trip because of a bitter pay dispute.

  • Modi visits Holocaust memorial

    Jerusalem : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited Israel’s Yad Vashem memorial and honoured the victims of the Holocaust, among the greatest tragedies in human history as some six million Jews were killed by Nazi Germany. Modi was accompanied by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel’s largest Holocaust memorial.

  • Three militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

    Srinagar : The body of a third slain militant has been recovered from a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday.

  • Djokovic, Federer get free passes, Kerber cruises

    London : Novak Djokovic was gifted a place in the Wimbledon second round as injured Martin Klizan was forced to retire. This was followed by Roger Federer who also reached second round as his opponent Alexandr Dolgopolov pulled out. Federer was leading 6-3 3-0. Earlier, Angelique Kerber made a confident start to her bid to return to the final.

  • Broad prods Root to go to ‘next level’

    London : England fast bowler Stuart Broad believes captaincy will take star batsman Joe Root’s game to the “next level”.

  • Government not taking Chinese incursions seriously: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday accused the Centre of not taking Chinese incursions seriously and asked it to take proper steps to counter a possible attack or speedily engage with Beijing through diplomatic channels.

  • Supreme Court to tackle live-in issue

    New Delhi : The Hindu Marriage Act bars a boy to marry before turning 21, but as an adult can he have a live-in relationship with an adult girl who decides to live with him by her voluntary choice?

  • North Korea dares again, fires new missile

    Seoul : North Korea launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet on Tuesday, with experts suggesting it could reach Alaska.

  • Sachin Siwach, 2 others enter semis at Youth boxing

    Bangkok : World youth champion Sachin Siwach (49kg), along with two others, advanced to the semifinals, rounding off a good day for India at the Asian Youth Boxing Championships.