Free Press Journal
  • There Is No Quick Fix In Life

    The lottery industry has become a flourishing business. It gives a chance to short-term dreamers to become rich overnight. We should remember that people who resort to instant gratification never think of the after-effects and consequences. They only think of the momentary pleasure.

  • Double ‘Sunday’ for Kohli

    Slams career-best 243  for 6th double ton as Sri Lanka trails India by 406 runs.

  • Prithvi Shaw to lead India in 2018 U-19 World Cup

    New Delhi : Promising Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw will lead a 16-member Indian team in next year’s ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, the BCCI said on Sunday.

  • Marsh holds fort for Australia

    Adelaide : England were 29 for one at stumps on the second day, trailing by 413 runs after Australia declared their first innings at 442/8 in the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval here on Sunday.

  • Keep calm, Kraigg’s there, say battling Windies

    Wellington : The West Indies put their faith in Kraigg Brathwaite to save the first Test against New Zealand as the gritty opener pulled the tourists back into the match in Wellington on Sunday.

  • Sereno leads Chennaiyin to victory

    Pune : Chennaiyin FC got the better of FC Pune City by a solitary goal in the Indian Super League season four clash to move to the second spot at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi Stadium here on Sunday.

  • DY Patil lifts Police Shield cricket title

    Mumbai : Dr. D.Y. Patil Sports Association (DYPSA) emerged champions defeating Payyade Sports Club by 53 runs in the three-day final of the Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. sponsored 70th Police Invitation Shield Cricket Tournament, and played at the Mumbai Police Gymkhana ground on Sunday.

  • Trump denies asking FBI to drop Flynn probe

    “I had to fire Gen Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI. He has plead guilty  to those lies It is a shame because his actions during the transition were lawful. There was nothing to hide!” Donald Trump/US President..

  • North condemns US-South joint military drill

    Seoul : North Korea on Sunday blasted the United States and South Korea as “warmongers” on the eve of their largest-ever joint air exercise, saying it could trigger a nuclear war. The comments came as White House National Security Advisor H R McMaster warned of the “increasing” possibility of war with the impoverished but nuclear-armed North.

  • Mohun Bagan ride Eze’s goal to edges past East Bengal 1-0

    Kolkata : Mohun Bagan rode on Nigerian centre-back Kingsley Eze’s first-half header to down arch-rivals East Bengal 1-0 in a heated Kolkata derby and claim their first win of the 2017-18 I-League at a packed Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday.

  • Monetary policy review to drive key equity markets

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) upcoming monetary policy review, combined with the direction of foreign fund flows are expected to drive investors’ sentiments in the equity markets this week.

  • SEBI’s corp governance suggestions not radical

    Udaipur : The SEBI panel’s suggestions on corporate governance are good but not radical enough and mostly take the ‘tick-box’ approach for compliance, TV Mohandas Pai, chairman of Manipal Global Education, said on Sunday. Corporate governance only works when firms want to improve governance and genuinely want to do it, Pai said on the sidelines of an event in the city.

  • ABC News sacks journalist over inaccurate clip

    Washington : The US news network ABC has announced that it has suspended its chief investigative correspondent for four weeks without pay after he was forced to correct a bombshell report on ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn.

  • Man Utd shoots down Gunners

    London : Manchester United ended Arsenal’s 12 -match home winning run in a breathless encounter to close the gap on Manchester City but Tottenham slipped further off the pace with a costly draw at Watford.

  • Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group

    Baghdad : Iraqi officials have blasted calls to disband a Shiite-dominated militia coalition that has been key in battling the Islamic State group, after French President Emmanuel Macron said it should disarm.

  • 8 PSU banks to raise funds from the market by March

    New Delhi : As many as eight public sector banks (PSBs) have decided to raise capital from the market within four months as part of the Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation plan, according to official sources. Some banks have already got approval from the finance ministry while others are in the process of getting the green signal for raising capital either through private placement or the rights issue, they told PTI.

  • Not satisfied with Pak’s coop in war against terror, says US

    Washington : The US is not satisfied with Pakistan’s co-operation in the war against terror as part of its South Asia strategy and yet to see Islamabad taking steps to “rein in” the Taliban and the Haqqani network, a senior Trump administration official has said.

  • Regulatory regime for airports still evolving: Moody’s

    New Delhi : The regulatory regime in India for airports is “still quite new and evolving” posing credit challenges for the aerodromes, rating agency Moody’s said even as passenger numbers are on the rise. With high double-digit growth in domestic air traffic over the past two years, India is one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world.