Free Press Journal
  • Nitish Kumar recommends CBI probe into Srijan scam

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has recommended a CBI probe into the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam in which government funds were transferred to private accounts between 2005 and 2013 when now Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi was the Finance Minister, an official said.

  • Rohan Bopanna, Ivan Dodig reach quarters of Cincinnati Masters

    New Delhi : Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig reached the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters after edging past Juan Sebastian Cabal and Fabio Fognini in a tight contest.

  • Bihar flood toll reaches 153

    Patna : The toll in Bihar floods rose to 153 on Friday while the number of those marooned in 17 districts of the state crossed the one-crore mark.

  • Army’s help sought for flood relief in UP

    LUCKNOW: The current spell of floods in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 36 lives, especially in eastern parts of the state pounded by incessant rains, prompting authorities to seek the Army’s help for relief and rescue operations, officials said on Friday. Nearly 14.5 lakh people were hit in 2,013 villages.

  • Sania, Rohan pair advances in Cincinnati Masters

    Ohio : India’s Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced in the men’s and women’s doubles categories at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament here on Thursday. The fourth seeded pair of Sania and her Chinese partner Peng Shuai overcame unseeded Romanians Irina-Camelia Begu and Raluca Olaru 6-3, 6-7 (1), 10-3 in the quarter-finals.

  • More than 60 die in Assam

    Guwahati: The authorities on Friday reported a slight improvement in the flood situation in Assam with over 2,200 villages in 20 districts still under a sea of water and the death toll climbing to 60.

  • Thirsty Fish bag carrom title

    Mumbai : Thirsty Fish was given a head start by  Vyomesh Shah, who routed Shyam Shingte in singles 25-0,25-1, followed by  their doubles pair of Amey Kulkarni with Bhavik Damania beating back the spirited challenge of Laxman Sawant and Bhalchandra Upadhaye before prevailing at 25-4, 1-25, 9-7 to further consolidate Thirsty Fish’s domination in the 3rd MCF Premier Carrom League, hosted by Mandpeshwar Civic Federation at their sports complex here.