Free Press Journal
  • ADB lowers India’s GDP forecast to 7%

    Weakness in private consumption, mfg output and business investment have been attributed for this reduction in GDP growth forecast

  • Note ban pulled GDP down by 0.4pc: Economist Surjit Bhalla

    Mumbai : Demonetisation affected the country’s growth rate negatively, which led to GDP dipping to 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2017-18, while the Goods and Services Tax (GST) did not have much role in the decline, economist Surjit Bhalla said on Tuesday.

  • India to get national centre of excellence

    New Delhi: Indian football will soon have a world-class national centre of excellence, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel announced here.  Patel was speaking at a press conference ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which will kick off on October 6.

  • Tamil Thalaivas edge Gujarat Fortunegiants

    New Delhi : Ajay Thakur produced a remarkable performance in the last five minutes as Tamil Thalaivas edged past Gujarat Fortunegiants 35-34 in a thrilling match of the Pro-kabaddi League.

  • India submits bid to host FIFA U-20 World Cup

    New Delhi : India has officially submitted its bid to host the Under-20 football World Cup, All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel confirmed on Tuesday.

  • SIT set to probe scribe’s murder

    Agartala : The Tripura government on Tuesday decided to constitute an SIT headed by a senior IPS officer to probe the brutal murder of local television journalist Santanu Bhowmik and to give Rs 10 lakh to the bereaved family, a Minister said, reports IANS.

  • No entry fee Mumbai Football Arena in Andheri

    Mumbai : The gates will be open for the two practice matches involving the Under-17 national teams of Brazil, England and New Zealand at the Mumbai Football Arena in Andheri. Dinesh Nair, Trustee, Mumbai Football Arena said.

  • From penalty kicks to dribbles…

    Mumbai : The mesmerising Brazilian style of training was on display as the reigning South American champions began their preparations for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, hours after landing in the city. The Brazilian squad arrived sans star player Vincious Junior, touted as the next big thing in the football world, as he is playing a match in Brazil today.

  • Bayern facing a potentially explosive match against Paris St Germain

    Paris : For various reasons, Bayern Munich’s UEFA Champions League group stage match against Paris St Germain this Wednesday evening could not be of greater importance. It is the top duel between two diametrically opposed football ideologies and is seen in Germany as being potentially explosive.

  • World Tourism Day celebration – Serving Global Citizen

    The World Tourism Day celebration was started by the United Nations World Tourism Organization in the 1980 which is celebrated every year on September 27. According to United Nation’s specialised agency, UNWTO, this year’s World Tourism Day will focus on ‘sustainable tourism – a tool for development’.