Free Press Journal
  • Word ‘Gujarat’ was not even uttered at Aiyar’s dinner: Kasuri

    ISLAMABAD : Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri on Wednesday expressed anguish for being unnecessarily dragged into Indian politics by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that even the word ‘Gujarat’ was not mentioned by anyone at a private dinner in New Delhi.

  • I hope football does end up paying me in 2018, says Messi

    Paris : The “wounds” of 2014 will probably never heal, concedes Lionel Messi but the Argentine superstar is hopeful that 2018 will bring with it the World Cup that football “owes” him.

  • Political blow to President Trump as Democrats wrest Alabama Senate seat

    Washington : Doug Jones on Wednesday scripted history to become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a Senate seat from Alabama, defeating President Donald Trump- backed Republican candidate Roy Moore, whose campaign was marred by allegations that he had sexually abused teenagers.

  • Mandeep hat-trick for ONGC

    Mumbai : International Mandeep Singh fresh from his exploits with the bronze-medal winning India team at the recently conducted World Hockey League in Bhubaneswar, showed his class with a fine hat-trick to steer ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation), Delhi to an emphatic 6-1 victory against Mumbai Customs in a Pool-A league match of the 52ndBombay Gold Cup All-India Hockey Tournament, played at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Wednesday.

  • NHAI aims to bid out 3,500 km work by Dec

    New Delhi  : The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is making all-out efforts to speed up the award and construction of highways and could bid out projects for 3,500 km by the end of the month. “NHAI has invited bids for projects of 4,900 km till November, 2017, while bids for another 3,500 km are likely to be invited by December end, taking the total to 8,400 km,” the Ministry of

  • Neymar back with PSG post Brazil trip

    Rio de Janeiro : Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has returned to the French capital after less than three days in his native Brazil to attend to personal matters.

  • Unitech tanks after SC stays NCLT order

    New Delhi : Unitech Ltd’s shares settled 13 per cent lower, in Mumbai on Wednesday, eroding its market capitalisation by Rs 278.5 crore, after the Supreme Court (SC) stayed the National Company Law Tribunal’s (NCLT) order allowing the Centre to take over the management of the embattled firm. During the day, the Unitech stock dropped to an intra-day low of Rs 6.39 on the BSE, down 16.90 per cent over the previous

  • Muslims safest under Modi, Yogi governments, says Shia cleric

    Lucknow : Shia cleric Kalbe Jawwad has praised the Narendra Modi government at the Centre and Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for their “outreach to the minorities” and said that the Muslims were safest under their rule.

  • In historic first, Sikh elected to be attorney general of New Jersey

    New York : In a historic first, a distinguished Sikh public prosecutor “who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand” has been nominated to be the next attorney general of the US state of New Jersey.If Gurbir S. Grewal’s nomination by Democrat Governor-elect Phil Murphy is approved by the State Senate early next year, he will be the first Sikh to assume the top state law enforcement position in the United States and

  • Training camp for goalkeepers in Mumbai

    MUMBAI : A specially designed course, which would provide proper guidelines for goalkeepers, is set to be launched in Mumbai, in the first week of January. Aspiring goalkeepers and young goalkeeper will get an opportunity to learn the basic trades of tending the bar, right from the grassroots levels to intermediate and also advance training.

  • Who will take the rap if BJP loses in Gujarat: Shatrughan asks Modi

    New Delhi: Taking on his own BJP party, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Wednesday asked the “one man show and two-man army”, referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, to return to Delhi from Gujarat if they have exhausted all their “tricks, tantrums, wrong statements and tall promises”.

  • Saqib Rizvi Memorial Inter-College cricket tournament from Friday

    Mumbai : A total of 42 College teams will be participating in the 8th Saqib Rizvi Memorial Inter-Collegiate Rotating Trophy Cricket Tournament, organised by the Junior College’s Sports Association of Mumbai and sponsored by the Rizvi Education Society and scheduled to commence on Friday, December 15, 2017.

  • SC may hear Govt plea on Vodafone case today

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court (SC) is likely to hear, on Thursday, a plea of the Centre challenging the Delhi High Court (HC) order asking it and the Vodafone Group to participate in dual arbitration proceedings initiated in connection with a tax demand of Rs 11,000 crore through a retrospective law.