Free Press Journal
  • Google, SBI best work places in India

    New Delhi : Google, Bharat Heavy Electricals and State Bank of India have been named as the top three best places to work in India by leading global job site Indeed.

  • Robust ties with India must for freedom of navigation: Dunford

    Washington : A long-term strategic security relationship with India is “critical” to ensuring freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean, a top US general has said as he called for strengthening bilateral defence ties.

  • We are under no illusions, says New Zealand coach

    New Zealand are in Group B with Paraguay, who did not lose to Brazil in the zonal qualifiers, African champions Mali and Turkey – one of five qualifiers from Europe. The preliminary group games will be held at the D Y Patil Stadium

  • Market slides for 7th day on liquidity issues

    Mumbai : Fortunes soured for stocks for the seventh day in a row as the Sensex Wednesday plunged a sharp 440 points to close at an over three-month low, triggered by a weakening rupee on concerns that foreign capital will move out sooner than later after Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s comments. Yellen, in a speech, said the US Federal Reserve should stick to gradual rate hikes despite the uncertainty about the inflation

  • Fairfax sells 12 pc in ICICI Lombard for $548 mn

    New Delhi : Canada-based Fairfax Wednesday said its wholly owned subsidiary, FAL Corporation, has sold 12 per cent shares of ICICI Lombard as part of the insurer’s IPO for about $548 million.

  • Telugu Titans defeat Jaipur Pink Panthers

    New Delhi : Telugu Titans rode on an outstanding raiding performance by Rahul Chaudhari to beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 41-34 in Inter-Zone contest of the Pro Kabaddi League season 5 at the Thyagraj Stadium here on Wednesday.

  • Gujrathi into joint lead, Anand draws

    Douglas (Isle of Man) : Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw against Latvian grandmaster Shirov Alexei but Vidit Gujrathi notched up a win over Benjamin Bok of The Netherlands to jump to joint lead after the fourth round of the Isle of Man International tournament here.

  • Zinedine Zidane hails Bale, Ronaldo

    Dortmund : Zinedine Zidane praised goal- scorers Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, who netted twice in a 3-1 victory as Real Madrid finally claimed a Champions League win at Borussia Dortmund.

  • India training session curtailed due to rain

    Bengaluru : The Indian team had got just about two hours at the nets in the afternoon before rain forced an early wrap. Soon after arriving at the stadium, the Indian team did some warm-up exercises and started their training session with captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey and Yuzvendra Chahal, going through their batting routines. The Australian team had arrived in the morning but skipped training.

  • 680,000 children left behind by labourer parents in China

    Beijing : China has 680,000 children who have been ‘left behind’ by their migrant labourer parents back in their villages with relatives and guardians, and are facing neglect and abuse, an official study has said. These rural children do not live with their migrant worker parents who work in the cities, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.

  • Ex-Thai PM sentenced in rice scheme Agencies

    Bangkok : Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last month, was on Wednesday found guilty of dereliction of duty over a controversial rice subsidy scheme and sentenced to five years in prison in absentia.