Free Press Journal
  • Indian hockey players working on mental strength with NeuroTracker

    New Delhi : Handling pressure in crunch situation is key to success in any sport and to address the issue the Indian team management has introduced ‘NeuroTracker’ to the women hockey players to enhance their mental strength.

  • Head of ashram, three babas accused of rape

    Basti: Two ‘sadhvis’ have accused four babas, including the head of an ashram, of allegedly raping them at the ashram in this district of Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Thurday.

  • Ghaley beats Narang to win men’s 5m rifle prone gold

    Thiruvananthapuram : Army Marksmanship Unit’s Sushil Ghaley beat Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang to clinch the men’s 50m Rifle Prone gold at the 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions here on Wednesday.

  • Bypolls end peacefully in TN, WB, Arunachal, UP

    Chennai : The RK Nagar bypoll on Thursday witnessed a record 77.68% voter turnout with polling to the constituency, which was represented by the late J. Jayalalithaa, passing off peacfully amid tight security.

  • Woodland might even look at IPO to support their expansion plan

    Woodland was started in Quebec, Canada for making winter boots and entered India in 1992. It has been a nodal identity—as a maker of tough shoes— at a time when footwear and outdoor footwear in particular was mostly unorganised. Harkirat Singh, MD, elaborates the company’s current operations and investment plans for brand growth in a chat with Pankaj Joshi.

  • India should have played a practice game in SA: Wadekar

    Mumbai : Former India skipper Ajit Wadekar is hopeful that India will translate their brilliant performance at home into something spectacular in South Africa even though not playing a practice match is matter of concern.

  • 2G verdict proves stand of no wrongdoing: Firms

    “The damage suffered by me and the companies continues to affect the health and financial status of my company…”- Unitech’s Sanjay Chandra

  • India commits $25 mn aid to develop Myanmar’s Rakhine state

    New Delhi : India and Myanmar have signed an MoU with New Delhi pledging $25 million to develop Rakhine State, from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following a military crackdown, it was announced on Thursday, reports IANS.

  • No interference allowed in projects near LAC: India to China

    New Delhi : The government does not allow “any interference” with its right to undertake improvement of infrastructure within the Indian territory, Union Minister V K Singh said on Thursday, dismissing Chinese criticism on India undertaking construction projects near the LAC, reports PTI.

  • Essar did not control Loop Telecom

    New Delhi : Essar  Group promoters Ravi Kant Ruia and Anshuman Ruia were on Thursday acquitted in a case arising out of the 2G scam probe by a special court that said there was no evidence to suggest that they controlled Loop Telecom Ltd, an alleged beneficiary of the spectrum allocation. Special judge O P Saini  let off Loop Telecom promoters I P Khaitan and Kiran Khaitan saying there was no material

  • ‘Depositors funds will be protected’

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday assured the Lok Sabha that the money of all depositors in public sector banks will be protected and that there was no need to spread any fear psychosis.

  • Aide released Jaya video: Dhinakaran

    Chennai : Sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran on Thursday said a video purportedly showing former chief minister J Jayalalithaa in a hospital was a “private” one shot by her confidante V K Sasikala and claimed it was released by an aide without his knowledge.