Free Press Journal
  • Earthquakes jolt Japan, Costa Rica

    SAN JOSE/ TOKYO: Powerfull quakes hit the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near its capital, San Jose and the east coast of Japan on Monday morning.

  • Bharat 22 ETF opens today, may raise Rs 8,000 crore

    Mumbai : The Bharat-22 exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to raise an initial amount of Rs 8,000 crore for government, will open for investors on Tuesday and end on November 17.

  • Shastri’s timely advice has helped me, says Karthik

    New Delhi : It could well be the last of his innumerable comebacks but Dinesh Karthik is not losing sleep over it as he intends to build on the recent gains in international cricket by following the timely advice of India coach Ravi Shastri.

  • Ramayana enthralls ASEAN leaders

    Manila : A musical performance based on the epic Ramayana on Monday drew loud applause from several world leaders and delegates at a grand opening ceremony of the two- day ASEAN summit.

  • First target is to win first Test: Wriddhiman Saha

    Kolkata : India’s wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Monday said that his team’s first target is to win the opening Test at the Eden Gardens to set the momentum for the three-match series against Sri Lanka.

  • Josh the key to battering England: Starc

    Brisbane : Mitchell Starc says pace partner Josh Hazlewood’s unerring line and length will allow his fellow bowlers to let rip at England’s batsmen in the Ashes Test series.

  • ‘I-T raids reveal Rs 1.4K cr tax evasion by Sasikala kin’

    Chennai : The Income Tax Department has unearthed tax evasion of Rs 1,430 crore during its raids/searches spread over five days at the premises of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala’s kin and their business associates, an official said on Monday.

  • SC asks directors of JAL to appear before it next week

    New Delhi ; The SC on Monday directed the non-institutional directors of infrastructure firm Jaiprakash Associate Limited (JAL) to appear in person before it next week and furnish details of their personal assets.

  • Will be back in Lebanon very soon, says Hariri

    Riyadh : Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who unexpectedly resigned last week during a trip to Saudi Arabia saying his life was in danger, has insisted that he will return to the country soon to “unite the Lebanese people”, the media reported.

  • WOW! Celebrating ‘Women of Worth’ for their entrepreneurial skills

    Mumbai: Women achievers from all walks of life were awarded at Outlook Business ‘Women of Worth’ (WOW) 2017. This recognition was not just about being an entrepreneur but also about celebrating the willpower of women who free themselves from the clutches of societal norms to emancipate women as whole.

  • Trump hails ‘great bond’ with Duterte, draws flak

    Manila : Donald Trump declared on Monday he had a “great relationship” with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a self-proclaimed killer who is waging a drugs war that rights groups say involves mass murder, as the leaders joked with each other in Manila, reports AFP.

  • Moeen Ali ready to play first tour game

    Townsville : England’s Moeen Ali says he has overcome his side strain and is ready to play his first Australian tour match in Townsville this week.

  • I asked for the rest, says Hardik Pandya

    The 24-year-old said he will use this break to improve his fitness so that he could perform to the best of his abilities during the South Africa tour.

  • Top B-schools compete in MDI’s annual fest Imperium

    The annual sports, cultural and management festival of the prestigious Manage-ment Development Institute (MDI) Gurugram – Imperium 2017 – brought together the ace minds of the manage-ment world for 72-hour non-stop mega event. The festival, held from 10-12 of November, gave students a chance to develop themselves holistically with adequate exposure to diverse skill sets under the theme ‘Challenge the status quo’. With the event, MDI has been successful in bringing to

  • Film violates the law on Sati practice: Minister Vij

    Chandigarh : Claiming that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Rani Padmavati’ “tampers” with history and violates the law related to the practice of ‘Sati’, Haryana minister Anil Vij said the censor board should stall its release in view of the public sentiment.

  • Hindu houses burnt by JeI: B’desh Police

    Dhaka : The Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) activists have torched the houses of Hindus in Bangladesh’s Rangpur to create unrest ahead of the next parliamentary elections, confirmed police, reports ANI.