Free Press Journal
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    ICICI Bank Q2 net dips 30% to Rs 2,071 crore           

  • Playing seven games bigger than final: Brazilian coach

    Kolkata : Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu is disappointed that they are not in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, but feels the fact that they are getting to play seven games at a youth event augurs well for the development of their footballers.

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    Putin fires missiles in Russia

    Moscow : The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has taken part in major military drills and personally launched four ballistic missiles as part of the exercises.

  • CBI chief denies allegations of pay-offs from Qureshi

    New Delhi : Former CBI chief A P Singh on Friday strongly denied receiving any money from industrialist Pradip Koneru for helping his father, who was facing the agency’s probe in a corruption case, reports PTI.

  • Mom who beat girl for incorrect Bible verses gets prison

    Middletown: A Pennsylvania woman who beat and tried to strangle her daughter for incorrectly reciting Bible verses has been sentenced to prison. Forty-one-year-old Rhonda Shoffner was sentenced Wednesday to two-and-a-half to five years in prison after pleading guilty to charges including aggravated assault of her daughter, who was younger than 13. Police say the girl was forced to kneel on the bathroom floor at Shoffner’s Middletown home and repeat Bible verses.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 prize money increased

    Kolkata : The prize money for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been increased by 12 per cent, president Gianni Infantino said here after the council meeting on Friday.

  • Death toll 15 in Boko raid on nigerian army

    Kano (Nigeria) : The Nigerian Army has confirmed the attack and said only there were “casualties on both sides”. But a military source said: “So far, 15 bodies of soldiers killed in the attack at Sasawa have been recovered, including that of an officer.

  • Xi orders PLA to be combat-ready as he begins 2nd term

    Beijing : Chinese President Xi Jinping has begun his second five-year term ordering the country’s 2.3 million-strong military, the world’s largest, to be absolutely loyal to the ruling Communist Party and intensify its combat readiness by focussing on how to win wars.