Free Press Journal
  • Sri Lanka turn down PCB’s invitation to play T20 in Pak

    It was Sri Lanka’s team which had come under attack from militants in March, 2009 in Lahore after which no top Test team has toured Pakistan because of security concerns and the PCB has been forced to hold its home series in the UAE.

  • Hockey: 6 new players included for Europe tour

    New Delhi : As many as six youngsters have been included in the 18-member Indian mens team for the tour of Belgium and Netherlands that is slated to begin from August 9.

  • David Warner hits back at Cricket Australia for wrongly blaming players in pay dispute

    Johannesburg : Australian opener David Warner, who has always been outspoken to keep a 20-year revenue-sharing arrangement in place, has once again issued a verbal volley against Cricket Australia for wrongly blaming players for not resolving the bitter pay dispute between the country’s cricket board and Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA).

  • No health hazard from telecom towers: Govt quotes WHO

    New Delhi : The Government on Friday quoted the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the Rajya Sabha to allay fears of radiation from the telecom towers and handsets.

  • Rel Nippon looking to acquire PSU bank promoted insurer

    Mumbai : Private life insurer Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Ltd is targeting to expand its distribution network by acquiring a public sector bank promoted life insurer, a top company official told analysts on Friday.

  • Subrata Bhattacharya, Jhulan to be awarded on Mohun Bagan’s annual day ceremony

    Kolkata : City football giants Mohun Bagan will confer former club captain and coach Subrata Bhattacharya with the prestigious Mohun Bagan Ratna award while India’s Women’s cricket team veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami will bag a special award at the club’s annual day programme here on Saturday.

  • HC declines to entertain plea against Apple

    New Delhi :The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL seeking directions from the Centre to premium mobile maker Apple to make available on its App Store a software made by TRAI, saying the plea was not maintainable against the company.

  • In a blow to Trump, Senate junks Obamacare repeal bill

    Washington : US Republicans failed spectacularly on Friday in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare, leaving the party shocked and in disarray and signalling the potential death knell for President Donald Trump’s dream of repealing his predecessor’s health reforms.

  • Army chief visits J&K, tells his troops to be prepared

    Jammu : Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday visited LoC posts in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir and directed the troops to remain prepared to counter the nefarious designs of the “adversary”.

  • GST created hiccups, noteban has disrupted wholesale channels: ITC

    Kolkata : Diversified conglomerate ITC Limited on Saturday said that while demonetisation had “disrupted” the wholesale trade channels, implementation of GST had created some hiccups in transition, but becoming better every week.

  • Over-charging taxis in Goa may be a thing of past soon

    Panaji : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said all issues related to over-charging by taxi drivers in the tourism-oriented state would be resolved by September 30.

  • Pro Kabaddi League kicks off

    Tendulkar, who was here as a co-owner of the new outfit Tamil Thalaivas, entered the arena waving to the crowd who were chanting “Sachin, Sachin”.

  • NPCI gets final nod to operate Bharat Bill Payment System

    Mumbai : National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Friday said it has received final approval from the Reserve Bank to function as the Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) and operate Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS).

  • SAT rejects Sahara plea against Sebi order on mutual fund biz

    Mumbai : The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on Friday rejected Sahara’s plea against a Sebi order cancelling its mutual fund licence, but granted the company six weeks’ time to approach the Supreme Court.

  • Rose Valley: ED attaches assets worth Rs 293 crore

    Kolkata : The ED on Friday attached assets worth Rs 293 crore in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam case in which thousands of people were allegedly cheated in West Bengal and Odisha, officials said.

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