Free Press Journal
  • Second seeds Dalwinder, Samitha comfortably move into 2nd round

    Mumbai : National champion and second seed Dalwinder Singh of Punjab warmed up perfectly for the stronger challenges ahead as he eased past unseeded Jatin Dahiya in two sets in a men’s singles first round match of the AITA Ranking Rs 22 lakh prize-money JVPG Anirudh Desai All-India Open Tennis Tournament 2018, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana’s floodlit tennis courts on Tuesday.

  • Higher taxes, transparency  rules to hurt gold demand

    Mumbai : India’s gold demand grew by 9.1 per cent to 727 tonne in 2017 due to low prices coinciding with Dhanteras, positive economic backdrop and improved consumer sentiment especially in rural areas, according to a World Gold Council (WGC) report.

  • Dossa, Shah score contrasting wins to advance to third round

    Mumbai : Home contenders, Nishant Dossa and Sidraj Shah, both of Cricket Club of India, scored contrasting victories to advance to the third round of the Rs 12.25 lakh prize-money CCI All India Open Snooker Championship 2018, and played at the CCI’s Wilson Jones Billiards Room, on Tuesday.

  • UAE fines Indian `87 lakh for insulting RTA

    Dubai : An Indian worker in the UAE has been slapped with a fine of around Rs 87 lakh for an offensive email to the country’s transport authority claiming it rips off the poor after he flunked a driving test, media report said on Tuesday.

  • Probe ordered after quack infects 46 with HIV in UP

    Lucknow : The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered a probe into an incident in Unnao district where 46 persons have tested positive for HIV after being administered injections with the same needle by a quack, an official said.

  • It is a farmer’s budget: CM Das

    Mumbai : In order to ensure that the farmers get the right message, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that the budget of the state and the budget of the country are dedicated to the farmers.

  • Saudi national cultural festival honours India

    Al Janadria, the national cultural festival of Saudi Arabia that has India as the ‘Guest of Honour’ country this year, is being inaugurated on Wednesday in Riyadh by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj,