Free Press Journal
  • Kashmiris want a normal life and no stone pelting

    Mumbai : The heaven on earth – Kashmir, was not more than hell for its people for past some months. The credit goes to the droughts that hit the valley last year. Adding to their woes was the ongoing tensions between militant groups and the Indian Army. The valley and its people have gone through the ‘worst’ due to the stone pelting incidents in various parts of the region.

  • Air India’s ‘current biz’ not sustainable’, says govt

    New Delhi : Air India’s current business is ‘not sustainable’ as it is neither able to generate enough cash flow nor start repaying even the principal amount on its debt, the government has told a Parliamentary panel.

  • More than 600 pre-worlds blood tests

    London : More than 600 blood samples will be collected prior to the IAAF World Championships, which get under way on Friday, to tackle doping.

  • Iconic Einstein pic auctioned for $125,000

    Los Angeles : A rare signed copy of the iconic photograph of German physicist Albert Einstein playfully sticking his tongue out has been sold for a whopping USD 125,000 at an auction in the US.

  • Isner downs Harrison at Atlanta

    Washington : John Isner claimed his fourth ATP Atlanta title, saving a set-point in both sets en route to a 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (9/7) win over Ryan Harrison.

  • LIC keen to buy shares of ‘marquee cos’ held by SUUTI

    Mumbai : State-owned Life Insurance Corp of India (LIC) is keen to buy stakes held by the Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India (SUUTI) in blue chip companies whenever the latter decides to sell them, a senior official of the country’s largest insurer said.

  • Manu-Sumeeth emerge winners

    New Delhi : Indian shuttler C Rahul Yadav and men’s doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy clinched the men’s singles and men’s doubles title respectively at Lagos International challenge in Nigeria.

  • Burroughs nets winner

    Mumbai : Millwall FC played with plenty of determination and managed to score a solitary goal 1-0 victory over Athletico Bandra in a fast paced Premier Division match of the Baba Siddique and Zeeshan Siddique sponsored 16th  Bandra West football league conducted by the Bandra West Football Association, and  played at the  Supari Talao municipal grounds. The event is being conducted under the auspices of the Mumbai District Football Association. Striker Keegan

  • BSF personnel and families to be skilled to boost job potential

    New Delhi : BSF personnel, especially those who have retired or are on the verge of retirement, as well as their families, will be imparted skill training through multi-skill development centres and schools to enhance their employability potential, the government has said.

  • GM mustard crop issue: SC to hear PIL if govt allows roll-out

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court made clear that it would hear a plea challenging the commercial cultivation of Genetically Modified (GM) mustard crop in the country if the government takes a decision in favour of the roll out.

  • Arab quartet reinstates 13 demands for talks

    MANAMA: The Saudi Arabia-led Arab alliance which severed diplomatic relations with Qatar has insisted that Doha must meet a list of 13 demands before talks to resolve the Gulf region crisis could start.

  • Virdi defends title

    Goa :Gurmeet Virdi and co-driver Kirpal Singh Tung of Gerrari Offroaders Chandigarh have emerged as the Force Gurkha RFC India 2017 Overall Champions with a total score of 2019 points out of 2600. Gurmeet successfully managed to defend his title and is the only Indian driver till date who has won the country’s toughest off-road motorsport competition since its launch in 2014. The overall second position was held by Jagat Nanjappa (co-driver

  • NSEL urges Sebi to resolve Rs 5,600-cr payment crisis

    New Delhi : The scam-hit National Spot Exchange (NSEL) has urged markets regulator Sebi to resolve the Rs 5,600-crore payment crisis in the larger interest of investors.

  • Pakistan village council punishes rapist’s sister

    Islamabad: A village council (Panchayat) in Punjab province has ordered a suspected rapists sister to marry the rape survivors husband as a punishment, it was reported n Monday.