Free Press Journal
  • Rafael Nadal

    Dimitrov waltzes into ATP semis

    London : Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov overpowered Belgium’s David Goffin in straight sets to book a semi-final berth in the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena here.

  • Ministry of external affairs helps defrauded Indian students in Ukraine

    Geneva : Indian students in Ukraine were saved from losing an academic year and lakhs of rupees after being duped by private consultants who arranged fake admissions for them in various universities in the country. The students were helped by the Ministry of External Affairs and the Indian Embassy in Ukraine after they tweeted that some consultants had duped them by arranging fake admissions in various universities in Ukraine. “Mam, Indian students

  • Three new records set

    Vijaywada : Three national records were broken on the opening day of the 33rd National Junior Athletics Championships on Thursday.

  • BJP made 52 sex CDs of Patidar leaders: PAAS

    Gandhinagar : Soon after the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) on Thursday charged the BJP with unleashing a calumny campaign against their leadership and hit back with a CD of their own urging supporters to wrench such elements from the roots and consign them to oblivion in the forthcoming elections, the Gujarat government moved to extend an olive branch to the agitating Patidars.

  • Revamped ISL kicks-off today

    Kochi : Optimism will mingle with curiosity when the revamped Indian Super League’s fourth season kicks off on Friday with more teams and home-grown players seeking to cash in on the euphoria generated by the country’s maiden FIFA event.

  • BSP open to alliances if given respectable share: Mayawati

    Lucknow : BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday said she is not averse to electoral tie-ups with like-minded parties to stop the juggernaut of the “BJP and other communal forces”, but the BSP will do so only if it is given a “respectable share”.

  • US Bill to outlaw dog, cat meat trade

    The legislation, passed by a US Congressional committee, calls on countries like China, India, South Korea and Vietnam to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and enforce existing law against the trade.

  • Indian NGO in US receives major disaster grant

    washington: An Indian American non- governmental organisation, has been awarded with a grant money of USD 397,590 in recognition of the relief work it carried out in recent Hurricane Harvey.

  • SC bans sand, bajri mining in Rajasthan

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday banned, with immediate effect, all sand and bajri mining in Rajasthan, going on with impunity without any environment clearance “for several months, if not years”.

  • Jo fires Corinthians to Brazil Serie A title

    Sao Paulo : Former Manchester City striker Jo scored twice as Corinthians secured their seventh Brazilian Serie A title by defeating Fluminense 3-1.

  • IT department conducts searches on NSE brokers

    New Delhi : The income-tax department has conducted searches on two NSE-linked brokers in connection with its tax evasion probe against entities and individuals said to be involved in the high-profile co-location case.

  • ‘Filing privileged documents with PILs a concern: Govt

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday took a “serious” note of the Centre’s “extreme concern” that various privileged and sensitive documents, including Cabinet notes, which are outside the purview of the RTI law have been forming the basis of PILs.

  • Sindhu enters quarters; Saina, Prannoy crash out

    Fuzhou (China) : Defending champion PV Sindhu sailed into the quarterfinals but newly-crowned National champions Saina Nehwal and H S Prannoy crashed out of the China Open Super Series Premier, on Thursday.

  • Student from Punjab shot dead in US grocery store

    Jasser reportedly hid behind the cash counter but was shot by one of the four robbers while they were leaving the service station after looting cash and goods, the report said.

  • Rahul goes full blast on Rafale deal

    New Delhi : Brushing aside top businessman Anil Ambani’s threat to sue the Congress for raking up his company’s deal with a French company to produce Rafale fighter aircraft, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday mounted a full-blast attack on Prime Minister Modi as an “accused” for changing the whole defence deal of UPA regime to help just “one businessman”.

  • Russia still ‘not compliant’ over doping as Olympics loom

    Seoul : Russia moved a step closer to being barred from the Winter Olympics in February when the World Anti-Doping Agency declined to lift the suspension of Moscow’s national anti-doping body on Thursday.

  • Zimbabwe awaits next step after military takeover

    Harare : Zimbabwe remained in political limbo a day-and-a-half after the military takeover that appears to have put an end to Robert Mugabe’s 37-year grip on power.

  • ‘Modi never accused of graft’

    New Delhi : BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday countered Rahul Gandhi’s charge against Prime Minister Modi that he helped business friend Anil Ambani, asserting that the Opposition could not find fault with the BJP government in the past three years.

  • Air ambulance service begins from Guwahati

    Guwahati : Assam Transport, Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary formally launched an air ambulance service at NEDFi (North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd) House, Dispur on Thursday.