Free Press Journal
  • Indian-origin security guard jailed for staged robbery in UK

    London : An Indian-origin security guard and his accomplice have been sentenced to over six years in jail by a UK court for their role in a 7-million-pound staged robbery from their own vehicles transporting cash.

  • Mahadiscom to rope in pvt players in 6 cities

    The utility will soon invite international tenders for letting more private players into the segment.  Cities like Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Nagpur are on the list.

  • Blast at PDP MLA’s house in Shopian dist

    Suspected militants hurled a grenade towards the residence of Aijaz Ahmad Mir, the MLA from Wachi constituency in south Kashmir.

  • Court appoints panel to settle Rs 761cr dues of TN firm investors

    Chennai : The Madras High Court has appointed a nine-member committee to settle more than Rs 761 crore dues of about nine lakh investors who had deposited money with Tamil Nadu-based Disc Assets Lead India Limited for purchase of plots over 10 years ago.

  • Asia Cup hockey: Clinical India maul Malaysia 6-2

    Dhaka : A clinical India maintained their unbeaten run in the tournament with a 6-2 thrashing of Malaysia in their second Super 4 match of the 10th men’s Asia Cup here on Thursday.

  • Google most authentic brand in India; Maruti, Apple feature in list

    New Delhi : Search engine giant Google has emerged as the most authentic brand in the country, followed by Microsoft, Amazon, Maruti Suzuki and Apple, according to New York-based global communications firm Cohn & Wolfe. Sony, YouTube, BMW, Mercedes Benz and British Airways are the other brands to feature in the top 10.

  • Obama’s letters to ex-girlfriend are being made public

    Washington : A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he’d make enough money as a community organizer, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her that are now being archived by Emory University in Atlanta.

  • Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open, Saina knocks out Marin

    Odense : Olympic and World Championship silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu suffered a shock straight game defeat against Chen Yufei of China in the opening round to crash out of the Denmark Open here. Sindhu failed to break the rhythm of world number 10 Chen to go down fighting 17-21 21-23 in a 43-minute women’s singles match last night, reports PTI.

  • India, Russia military exercise from today

    New Delhi : The India-Russia annual joint military exercises called INDRA is set to begin on Friday, officials said on Thursday. This year, all three services are involved in the 10-day exercises being conducted in Russia.

  • Lord Ram will punish BJP: RJD chief Lalu

    Patna : RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said Lord Ram will punish the BJP as it has been doing politics in his name.

  • My life has been a roller-coaster: Lee Chong Wei

    Odense : He will turn 35 on Saturday but former world number one shuttler Lee Chong Wei still remains Malaysia’s best player and the Olympic Games triple silver medallist says he is hoping that his long-time coach Misbun Sidek soon finds someone to replace him.

  • World C’ship taught me a lesson to work on my stamina, says Nehwal

    Saina gave credit to the coaching staff headed by Pullela Gopichand for working on her after she shifted base from Bangalore to Hyderabad, following the World Championship. She was training under Vimal Kumar for the last 3 years, which included her most difficult injury phase.

  • RS notice to Sharad Yadav on disqualification plea

    New Delhi : Taking cognizance of the petition submitted by the Nitish Kumar faction of the JD-U for disqualification of party leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar Ansari on grounds of defection, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat has issued show cause notice to the two leaders.

  • Lankan cricket team security assured in Lahore: Pakistan FS

    Colombo  : Sri Lanka should not entertain any fears over its cricket team visiting Lahore, Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said. “We are glad that Sri Lanka has decided to visit Pakistan. Our people will cheer for both teams,” Janjua said last night while answering a question.

  • Yogi names 5 settlements as revenue villages as Diwali gift

    Gorakhpur : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath celebrated Diwali with the forest dwelling ‘Vantangiya’ community here on Thursday and also declared five of their settlements as revenue villages.

  • RSS leader murder: Punjab to hand over probe to NIA

    Chandigarh : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued orders to hand over probe into the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), officials said.

  • Lahiri starts with 68, lies 20th in CJ Cup in Korea

    Jeju Island (Korea) : India’s Anirban Lahiri had a mixed outing with a three-under 69 card that put him at a modest tied 20th spot at the end of the first round of the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges golf tournament, the first PGA TOUR event staged in South Korea.

  • We can win ISL if we work hard: Bengaluru FC coach

    Bengaluru : Bengaluru FC failed in their bid to reach the AFC Cup final for the second consecutive year but head coach Albert Roca is optimistic that his side can only get better in the season and can win the Indian Super League which begins next month.

  • PM’s Diwali with troops along LoC

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with troops posted along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gurez Sector and lauded the soldiers for their penance and sacrifice saying he considers them his family.