Free Press Journal
  • NZ rally in second half to hold Turkey

    Navi Mumbai : New Zealand came from a goal down to draw 1-1 against Turkey in the opening Group B match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the D Y Patil Stadium.

  • Penalty helps Paraguay to beat Mali 3-2

    Navi Mumbai : A successful penalty strike in the second half helped Paraguay beat Mali 3-2 in an engaging FIFA U-17 World Cup Group B game.

  • Despite duty cut, fuel rate in India higher than global standards

    New Delhi : A cut of up to Rs 2.5 per litre in petrol and diesel prices notwithstanding, auto fuel rates in India are about twice the Singapore benchmark with taxes accounting for nearly half the current rates, Moody’s Investors Service said Friday. The government this week cut excise duty by Rs 2 per litre as part of efforts to reduce the prices of petrol and diesel. Petrol in Delhi now costs

  • Formidable Germany ready to face Costa Rica

    Formidable Germany have their task cut out when they take on Costa Rica in their campaign-opener of the FIFA U-17 World Cup today.

  • Small savings target to be met in FY18

    New Delhi : The finance ministry is confident of meeting its Budget target of 1 trln rupees under the National Small Savings Scheme for 2017-18 (Apr-Mar), a government official said. Collections under the National Small Savings Fund were around 600 bln rupees as of August, the official said, adding that a spike in collections was expected in the coming months.

  • Giantkillers Niger up against defensive North Korea

    Kochi : Debutants Niger would look to continue their giant-killing run from the continental qualifying event when they take on a defensive North Korea in their opening Group D match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup today.