Free Press Journal
  • Guptill bludgeons NZ to win

    Nelson (New Zealand) : Martin Guptill was at his belligerent best as New Zealand thrashed Pakistan by eight wickets in Nelson, although captain Kane Williamson admitted a rain delay had done the hosts a favour.

  • Coal India hikes prices for power, non-power clients

    Kolkata : The Coal India Limited (CIL) Board on Tuesday approved a non-coking coal price hike for both power and non-power consumers. The price increase is expected to push the miner’s revenue up by Rs 1,956 crore for the remaining period of the ongoing fiscal. Effective from Tuesday, the revision is projected to lead to an incremental annual revenue of Rs 6,421 crore.

  • Yuvi scores 50 in Punjab’s thrilling win

    New Delhi : Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir began their quest to get fresh IPL contracts in earnest, hitting half-centuries, as Punjab pipped Delhi by two runs in a marquee North Zone encounter of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

  • North Korea offers to send Olympics delegation to South

    Seoul : North Korea offered to send athletes and a high-level delegation to the forthcoming Winter Olympics in the South as the rivals held their first official talks today in more than two years after months of tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme, reports AFP.

  • Diversity Row Fired techie sues Google

    San Francisco : A Google engineer fired for writing a memo questioning Google’s commitment to diversity has filed a lawsuit, alleging that his ouster was driven by a corporate culture that discriminates against white men and people with conservative views, including supporters of US President Donald Trump.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Row erupts over reports about presence of Lalu aides in jail to serve him

    Patna/Ranchi : A row has erupted following media reports that two “personal aides” of Lalu Prasad were sent to a Ranchi prison to “serve” him, hours before the RJD supremo was lodged there after being convicted in a fodder scam case, drawing criticism from rival JD(U).

  • Mueller likely to quiz Trump on Russia probe

    Washington : US Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team wants to question President Donald Trump as part of the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, media reports said on Tuesday.

  • Vignesh and Karthik star

    Visakhapatnam : Medium-pacer K Vignesh with a five-wicket haul and Dinesh Karthik’s half-century starred as Tamil Nadu beat Kerala by 35 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy South Zone T20 cricket tournament.

  • Peterhansel storms into lead

    Sunderland, Al-Attiyah win 3rd stage, India’s Santosh runs out of fuel

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    Cong practised politics of hate, communalism longest, says BJP

    New Delhi : Hitting back at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who said India is witnessing a rise in the forces of hatred and division, the BJP on Tuesday said it is the Congress party that is guilty of hate and communal politics “for the longest time”.

  • 64 killed as boat sinks in Mediterranean

    Rome: At least 64 African migrants are presumed dead after a traffickers’ rubber dinghy from Libya sank in the Mediterranean sea.

  • Council to discuss GST’s revenue fall

    New Delhi : The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council is scheduled to meet on January 11 to deliberate on reasons for the fall in revenue collection,  flagged as a major matter of concern for the Finance Ministry, reports the ANI. In November, the GST collection was Rs 80,808 crore, down from a provisional Rs 83,346 crore in October and a peak of over Rs 94,000 crore in July, as per official

  • Allow freedom of speech to press at the fullest: SC

    New Delhi : The freedom of speech and expression of the media must be allowed to the “fullest” and the press may not be hauled up for defamation for “some wrong reporting”, the Supreme Court has observed.

  • Eliminate terrorists if you want aid, US tells Pakistan

    Our expectations are straightforward:  Taliban and Haqqani leadership and attack planners should no longer be able to find safe haven to conduct operations from Pak soil,  Colonel Rob Manni , Pentagon spokesman.

  • ‘NCR to spawn 1.5 lakh MT e-waste by 2020’

    Delhi : The National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to generate about 1,50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of electronic-waste per annum by 2020, from the current level of 85,000MT, according to industry body The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). Electronic waste is expected to be generated at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 25 per cent in the Delhi-NCR region, the industry lobby said on Tuesday.

  • Faith in god keeps fear at bay, says India’s top biker

    Paracas (Peru) : Life on the fast lane is fraught with perils but India’s top endurance biker C S Santosh says he overcomes the fear of not making it back home from a race by keeping faith in god.

  • Party in crisis as Imran goes incommunicado

    Islamabad : Annoyed by the “gutter media campaign” against his plan to get married for a third time, Pakistan’s flamboyant cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Tuesday asked whether he had “sold” state secrets to India or “laundered” the country’s wealth to deserve a bad press.

  • TN bus strike continues, strikers’ families protest

    Chennai : Family members of striking employees of state-run buses in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday staged demonstrations across the state as the crippling work stoppage entered the sixth day.

  • Sakshi leads Mumbai Maharathi to victory in opening PWL tie

    NEW DELHI : The Pro Wrestling League (PWL) got off to a sensational start with Mumbai Maharathi besting Delhi Sultans 5-2 on the opening night at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Tuesday.