Free Press Journal
  • Lanka hurt Pak with 4 wickets

    Dubai : Sri Lanka took four wickets in the first session to put Pakistan in trouble at 115-4 at tea on the third day of the second day-night Test, here on Sunday.

  • Graft case: Delhi court acquits ex-Customs chief

    New Delhi : A Delhi court has acquitted former customs commissioner Atul Dixit and two others, including his deputy, in a suspected graft case of Rs 74.6 crore arising out of alleged dubious remittances of Rs 8,000 crore.

  • Storm Nate hits US Gulf Coast

    New Orleans : Tropical storm Nate moved quickly inland from the US Gulf Coast early on Sunday after making landfall twice as a powerful hurricane, triggering widespread flooding and power outages.

  • Bangla cops hunt man who married Rohingya refugee

    Dhaka :  Bangladesh police were on Sunday searching for a man who defied a ban and married a Rohingya refugee, hundreds of thousands of whom have fled across the border to escape violence in Myanmar.

  • Godhra verdict likely today

    Ahmedabad : The Gujarat High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on a set of appeals challenging convictions and acquittals by a special SIT court in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case, reports PTI.

  • Anuj impresses on debut as Delhi inch towards win

    New Delhi : Delhi looked firmly in sight of an innings victory after debutant Anuj Rawat’s 71, found hosts reaching a commendable 435 in their first innings on third day of the Ranji Trophy Group A encounter.

  • India has to grow faster, running against time: FM

    Washington : India needs to grow at a faster pace, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, while asserting that there was public support for the government’s reform initiatives despite the difficulties arising from implementing GST, for instance. “The obvious challenge to the country is to grow and grow fast. It has to grow at a much higher rate than we have been growing in recent history,” Jaitley said in an address via

  • Pak has gone out of Kashmir equation: Ex-Indian spy

    London : Pakistan is not viewed as a key player within the Kashmir issue despite the “mess” India may have created in the region in the last 15 months, a former spy chief of India has said.

  • Congress must select leaders of calibre, says FM

    Washington : Ahead of his US visit, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the Congress party is unlikely to substantially expand itself unless it “selects its leaders based on calibre and potential”, and goes back to its original centrist position.

  • Force India claim double points finish

     Suzuka  : Force India claim double points finish in Japanese GP Sahara Force India registered yet another double points finish after Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez signed off at creditable sixth and seventh place respectively at the Japanese Grand Prix, here on Sunday. By virtue of this show, Sahara Force India collected 14 points from the race and consolidated its fourth position at the Constructor’s standings with 147 points. While Ocon started

  • NIA nabs ASI in Jharkhand MLA murder case

    NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a Jharkhand Police assistant sub-inspector in connection with the case of killing of MLA Ramesh Munda, allegedly by Naxalites in 2008.

  • India languished under UPA until my govt gave health priority: PM

    Gandhinagar : Mixing carping criticism of successive Congress governments which had miserably failed to factor-in the aspirations of the people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched “Mission Indradhanush” from his home town of Vadnagar in north Gujarat on Sunday listing health-for-all as the top priority of his government.

  • Ruthless Hamilton roars to Japanese Grand Prix win

    Suzuka : Lewis Hamilton romped to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to close in on a fourth world title after Sebastian Vettel retired with engine failure on lap four. The Briton dominated from pole, steering his Mercedes to

  • Plaint against Radhe Maa for sitting on SHO’s chair

    New Delhi : A lawyer has filed a police complaint against self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa for sitting on the chair of a SHO in an east Delhi police station and “insulting” the police fraternity.

  • India’s ready for Colombia

    New Delhi : India coach Luis Norton de Matos on Sunday said they are ready for a physically and technically superior Colombia and will “fight till the last minute” in their Group A match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Monday.

  • MF merger likely post Sebi norms

    Markets watchdog Sebi had on Friday asked mutual funds to categorise all their schemes within 5 baskets, in a bid to weed out multiple fund launches on similar themes.

  • Truck hits local train in Punjab, train driver killed

    Ferozepur/New Delhi : A train driver was killed when a truck rammed into a passenger train at an unmanned crossing in Punjab’s Ferozepur district on Sunday, officials said. No passenger was injured.

  • Kingfisher probe: Officials, directors under govt radar

    Mumbai : The role of bank executives, directors and government officials has come under the scanner for alleged violations at the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines as multi-agency probes against fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya gather steam, regulatory and banking sources said. With the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) submitting a detailed report on the misdoings at Kingfisher Airlines, which went belly up in 2012, the government, regulators and banks are set to initiate