Free Press Journal
  • ODI’s: WI banks on Gayle force

    Wellington : The West Indies will hope short-form master Chris Gayle can inspire a misfiring batting line-up in the one-day international series against New Zealand starting on Wednesday.

  • Power outage cripples world’s busiest airport at Atlanta

    Washington : A power failure at the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, has crippled air traffic, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,150 departing or arriving flights and stranding thousands of travellers in the US just as people begin the busy Christmas travel week.

  • London gets first-ever female bishop

    London : The Church of England on Monday appointed the Right Reverend Sarah Mullally as the first female bishop of London, making her the senior-most female bishop to be appointed by the Anglican church. The 55-year-old, who was the bishop of the town of Crediton in Devon, takes over her London role from Dr Richard Chartres, who retired in February, Downing Street said on Monday. Legislation to allow women bishops was formally adopted

  • Creating ‘SPACE’ for cyber-security

    Margao : In an era where we go gaga over the usage of technology in our day-to-day affairs, ensuring cyber security becomes a primary concern. The Seventh International Conference on Security, Privacy & Applied Cryptography Engineering – SPACE 2017 was held recently at Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda.

  • Over 2,400 fresh cases filed before NCLT

    New Delhi : As many as 2,434 new cases have been filed before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) since the enactment of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code last year, Parliament was informed on Monday.

  • LPG subsidy of 37 L consumers deposited in Airtel Payments Bank; OMCs ask for immediate transfer

    Mumbai : Over Rs 167.7 crore LPG subsidy of 37.21 lakh consumers has been deposited in Airtel Payments Bank accounts till November-end, without taking the “informed consent” of users, a senior government official said. Further, in a statement of oil marketing company, HPCL has asked Airtel Payments Bank to immediately either transfer back to the customer’s earlier bank account or to the respective OMC’s.

  • Nearly 13 pc dip in number of Indians visiting US, says expert

    Washington : The number of Indians travelling to the US dropped by nearly 13 per cent in the first six months of 2017 due to economic policies like the demonetisation and America’s inability to process visas faster, a tourism expert has said.

  • AAP loses all seats in Gujarat

    NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which lost all 29 seats it contested in Gujarat Assembly elections questioned why VVPAT slips were not being counted.

  • Exit polls fail to project victory margin

    New Delhi : Almost all the exit polls were spot on in predicting BJP’s victory in Gujarat but a majority of them were off the mark when it came to forecasting the victory margin for the saffron party, reports PTI.

  • Agradnya girls outwit Holy Cross

    MUMBAI : Spearheaded by Neha Shahu and Saloni Sathe, from far off Dombivli’s Agradnya Shala  scored a thrilling 39-36 win over  Thane’s Holy Cross to move into the women’s quarterfinals of the of the Mastan YMCA Basketball tournament on Monday.