Free Press Journal
  • Malahide to host first-ever Test in Ireland

    Dublin : Ireland cricket bosses have chosen Malahide near Dublin to host the country’s inaugural Test match against Pakistan next year.

  • Bus conductor gets bail in Pradyuman murder case

    Gurugram : A sessions court here on Tuesday granted bail to bus conductor Ashok Kumar, who was arrested by the Haryana Police on the charge of killing Class two student Pradhuman Thakur.

  • Two owners wanted auctions in England, majority rejected

    The meeting was well attended. Delhi Daredevils owner GM Rao, Mumbai Indians’ Akash Ambani, Kolkata Knight Riders’ Shah Rukh Khan and Jay Mehta, Kings XI Punjab’s Mohit Burman and Ness Wadia were present.

  • ‘Special Terrorist Zones’ for LeT, JeM must end: India

    United Nations : Declaring that Afghanistan’s stability and security was tied to that of the entire region, India has demanded an end to the “Special Terrorist Zones” in Pakistan where militant outfits, the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) are protected, reports PTI.

  • IT-dept to challenge ITAT order favouring Tatas

    Authorities expected to challenge recent ITAT order that dismissed   a bid to tax Tatas on capital gains of around Rs 1 lakh crore from 2006 sale of Idea Cellular shares by Mauritius subsidiary of group.

  • Pakistan will be a priority: China

    Beijing: China said Pakistan will be a “priority” in its neighbourhood diplomacy as they are all-weather strategic partners.

  • IOA calls SGM on Nov 29th

    New Delhi : The Indian Olympic Association has called a Special General Body Meeting here on November 29 to “discuss and interpret” the eligibility criteria for election to the post of president and secretary general ahead of the December 14 polls. The IOA has already set into motion the process of electing a new set of office bearers and November 29 has been set as the last date of filing nomination papers.

  • Will phase out diesel locomotive in five years: Goyal

    New Delhi: Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Indian Railways will completely phase out diesel locomotives in the next five years and will switch to electric locomotives with the focus on increasing speed.

  • Sensational Shardul grab 4 golds

    New Delhi : Fourteen-year-old Shardul Vihan of Uttar Pradesh produced a sensational performance as he won four gold on a single day in the 61st National Shooting Championship here on Tuesday.

  • Ryan trustees get anticipatory bail

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Ryan International Group’s three trustees in connection with the killing of a student in its Gurugram school.

  • US ends temporary ‘protected’ status for 60,000 haitians

    Trump govt has said it is ending a temporary residency permit programme­­ that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the US since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010.

  • Air India ropes in SBI Caps for divestment procedure

    New Delhi : Preparing for strategic disinvestment, national carrier Air India has roped in SBI Caps to advise on the future course and has constituted five teams to work on various aspects of the stake sale process.

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    No of billionaires to soar over 50% by 2022: Report

    Mumbai : Even though personal wealth has been increasing in the country, there’s a considerable wealth poverty with as many as 92 per cent of the adult population having a networth below $  10,000, and just 0.5 per cent of them having a networth over USD 1,00,000. But the country will see rapid growth in wealth, adding USD 2.1 trillion by 2022, an increase of 42 per cent over the present level

  • US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab ultras

    Mogadishu : More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike in Somalia, the Pentagon announced, the latest in a series of strikes against the al Qaeda affiliated group and ISIS fighters in the war-torn country. The strike occurred 125 miles northwest of the capital of Mogadishu.

  • Yuki makes good start in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru : India’s top men singles player Yuki Bhambri continued his fine show and defeated compatriot Sriram N Balaji in straight sets to make an emphatic start to his campaign at USD 100,000 Bengaluru Open, here on Tuesday.

  • Producer Adam Fields accused of sexual abuse

    Los Angeles : Film producer Adam Fields is latest to join the list of powerful Hollywood men who have been accused of sexual harassment, reports PTI.

  • Five Indians enter quarterfinals

    Guwahati : India enjoyed an all-win day at the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships with five of the country’s pugilists advancing to the quarterfinals after contrasting victories here on Tuesday.

  • RIL raises $800 mn through 10-yr bonds at lowest rate

    Mumbai : Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Tuesday said it has raised $800 million by selling 10-year bonds in the first offering since Moody’s raised India’s sovereign rating after 14 years.