Free Press Journal
  • Hezbollah kills 46 militants

    Beirut : Lebanon’s Shiite Islamist movement Hezbollah on Sunday claimed it had killed 46 Sunni radicals during its offensive to liberate the north-eastern region of Arsal, next to the Syrian border.

  • Cong suspends rape-accused MLA from party post

    Thiruvananthapuram : The Congress in Kerala on Sunday suspended its MLA M Vincent from the party post after he was arrested for allegedly raping and stalking a woman, though it defended him saying “the case and his arrest is politically motivated.”

  • Neymar dazzles as Barcelona down Juventus 2-1

    East Rutherford (United States) : Neymar gave Barcelona fans a dazzling reminder of what they could be about to lose on Saturday, scoring twice as the Spanish giants defeated Juventus 2-1 in a pre-season friendly.

  • Taliban kidnap 70, kill 7 in southern Afghan

    Kabul : The Taliban have kidnapped 70 Afghans over the past four days in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan and killed seven of them, Efe news reported on Sunday, quoting a source.

  • Introduction of Rs 200 note will fill ‘missing middle’

    New Delhi : Introduction of Rs 200 note will fill in the “missing middle” even as the new currency in circulation (CIC) has already reached 84 per cent of the pre demonetisation level, says a report.

  • Flamengo beat Coritiba 2-1 in Serie A

    Rio de Janeiro : Former Brazil midfielder Everton Ribeiro converted a late penalty as the Rio city football club Flamengo defeated Coritiba 2-1 in Brazil’s Serie A championship.

  • Incessant rains lash Gujarat, over 7K people relocated

    Ahmedabad : Incessant rains continued to lash several parts of Gujarat, after which over 7,000 people were shifted to safer places during the last two days across the state, officials said on Sunday.

  • Uncertainty over Ahmed Patel’s RS prospects after Vaghela’s exit

    Gandhinagar : With Gujarat Congress stalwart Shankersinh Vaghela quitting the party and 11 Congress legislators having cross-voted for the NDA presidential nominee — a Damocles sword now hangs over the Rajya Sabha prospects of party supremo Sonia Gandhi’s political adviser Ahmed Patel.

  • RIL pays 6% more to buy own gas

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries is paying 6 per cent more price to buy coal-bed methane gas from its own block in Madhya Pradesh in the second quarter of current fiscal, the company said in an investor presentation.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo will remain with Real: Zidane

    Los Angeles : Cristiano Ronaldo will remain a Real Madrid player for “the next 2-3 years”, coach Zinedine Zidane said Saturday, ending talk the Bernabeu superstar might depart for Manchester United.

  • MPC members to get Rs1.5 lakh per meet, disclose assets every year

    New Delhi : The government appointees on the powerful Monetary Policy Committee will be paid Rs 1.5 lakh per meeting along with air travel and other reimbursements, but will need to observe a “silent period” seven days before and after the rate decision for “utmost confidentiality”.

  • 26 CAs under lens amid shell cos crackdown

    New Delhi : At least 26 chartered accountants have come under the scanner of the ICAI for allegedly helping shell companies, a senior official said.

  • Real Madrid’s Danilo moves to Man City

    Madrid : Brazilian full-back Danilo on Sunday completed his move to join English Premier League side Manchester City from record European football champions Real Madrid.

  • Should interest-free loan be taxed?

    Chandrakant Shah had borrowed over Rs 50 lakh from close associates, who were not his relatives, for the purposes of buying a flat.

  • Serbia defender Kolarov joins Roma

    Rome : Veteran Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov signed a three-year contract with the AS Roma for five million euros ($5.83 million), both football clubs have confirmed.

  • ‘Never sought Thapas removal from TOP scheme’

    “Let me put this on record, I have never said anything like Shiva’s career being over and he should be dropped from the TOP scheme,” said Mary Kom.