Free Press Journal
  • 26/11 suspect gets bail in Pakistan

    Lahore:  Sufayan Zafar, a LeT suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case, has been released on bail by a Pakistani court due to ‘lack of evidence’, a court official said on Thursday.

  • 85% of country’s traffic will be on 4% nat’l highways in 3 yrs: Nitin Gadkari

    Mumbai : With a view to significantly bring down pollution levels, the government has decided to adopt and implement in totality the automobile standards in developed countries, union minister for shipping, road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.

  • Pique admits Cristiano Ronaldo favourite to win ‘Ballon d’Or’

    Madrid : FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique on Thursday admitted that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to win the 2017 Ballon d’Or award, given to best footballer of the season by France Football magazine since 1956.

  • Prabhu promises doubling and tripling of 16,500 km rail tracks

    New Delhi : To fast-track creation of a robust infrastructure, the government has sanctioned plans for doubling and tripling of 16,500 km of railway tracks in few years as against only 22,000 km in last 70 years, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said.

  • Corrupt former FIFA official Blazer dead

    Los Angeles : Corrupt football official- turned-whistleblower Chuck Blazer, whose evidence helped trigger the FIFA bribery scandal, died Wednesday, his lawyers said.

  • Falcons fight back to win

    Chennai : Falcons TTC rallied to record a thrilling win over RP-SG Mavericks in the opening tie of the Ultimate Table Tennis. The league started with this tie at the Nehru Indoor Stadium here.

  • IOB reduces housing loan interest rates

    Mumbai : Indian Overseas Bank has reduced its interest rates on housing loans upto 25 basis points. For loan amount above Rs 30 lakh to Rs 75 lakh, the interest rate has been brought down to 8.65 per cent and for loans above Rs 75 lakh the bank is now ofsfering at 8.80 per cent. The revised rate of interest is effective from July 12, 2017.

  • Harikrishna climbs to top

    Geneva : Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna dished out a stellar performance to beat world No. 4 Levon Aronian of Armenia in the sixth round to climb to the top of the leaderboard at the Geneva FIDE Grand Prix chess tournament.

  • 60 teams participating in Otters Club Snooker League

    Mumbai : A total of 60 teams from 29 club, gymkhanas and institutions will be vying to be crowned Snooker Champions of Mumbai as they will be try to overcome some stiff challenges during the BSAM-Otters Club Mumbai Snooker League 2017, which is currently underway.