Free Press Journal
  • Sohrabuddin case: Senior Rajasthan cop tells Bombay High Court that juniors shot Sohrabuddin, Prajapati

    Mumbai: One of the prime accused in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case, Dinesh M N Rajasthan IPS officer told the Bombay High Court, he had no role to play in the incident. His lawyer Raja Thackeray told the court, “There is no prima facie evidence to show Dinesh was part of killing and hatching of conspiracy in the case of Sohrabuddin and Tulsiram Prajapati.”

  • PNB Scam: Nirav Modi left India with family on January 1

    Mumbai: It is yet another case of the stable being locked after the horse has bolted. Last time, it was Vijay Mallya who was allowed to scoot. This time it is diamond czar Nirav Modi. Curiously, he fled the country on January 1, much before the CBI received a complaint from the Punjab National Bank on January 29 about the Rs 280-crore fraud.

  • Sadhguru, Isha foundation, final stretch of your life, last step, peace of mind,

    Who decides whether God is a He or She?

    Sometime ago when I was speaking to a group of people at Nashville, US, I was telling them a joke and referred to God as “Him.” Immediately, a few women stood up and asked, “Do you believe God is a man?” I said, “I am just telling you a joke.” They said, “It does not matter. Do you believe God is a man because you refer to God as Him?”

  • India eye 5-1 as hosts South Africa aims consolation

    Centurion : A historic series triumph sealed, India are expected to put their bench strength to test while a vanquished South Africa would aim for a consolatory win when the two sides square off in the sixth and final ODI, here today.

  • Eves look to continue dominance

    East London (South Africa) : A perfect start achieved, the Indian women’s cricket team would look to continue its supremacy over South Africa when the two sides clash in the second Twenty20 International, here today.

  • We are focused on winning a world title: Jhulan 

    Kolkata : Down with a heel injury, veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami on Thursday said winning a World Cup title remains her ultimate dream and the Indian team would first look to reach the semifinals at the women’s World T20 when it is held in November this year.

  • Pant sizzles but Delhi in trouble after losing to HP

    Nadaun : Rishabh Pant once again showed his mastery in white ball cricket with a brilliant 93-ball-135 but couldn’t help Delhi lost a thriller to Himachal Pradesh by two runs with a serious possibility of losing out on quarter-final berth.

  • The buck stops here: PNB

    Bank has capability, capacity to deal with the issue: CMD.

  • Beijing witnesses longest dry spell in 47 years

    Beijing : Beijing is witnessing the longest dry spell in 47 years, as it has not received “effective precipitation” in the past 115 days, Met officials said here on Thursday.

  • Skier Shiffrin, German skaters claim tearful golds

    Pyeongchang : Skier Mikaela Shiffrin opened her delayed Olympics with victory and figure skaters Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot smashed a world record to grab gold as full competition resumed on Thursday after days of wind disruption. The 22-year-old Shiffrin kicked off her bid for multiple titles at the Pyeongchang Winter Games with a storming second run in the giant slalom, ending a nervous wait after it was postponed because of high

  • Forex deals authenticated by PNB: Axis

    Mumbai : Axis Bank’s foreign exchange transactions with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) were carried out after due authentication of SWIFT codes by the latter, the private sector bank said in a clarification to the exchanges, regarding its exposure to the $1.77 billion fraud in PNB.

  • WPI inflation eases to 6-month low

    New Delhi : Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to a six-month low of 2.84 per cent in January on cheaper food articles even as vegetable prices continued to rule high.

  • Myanmar govt under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

    Bangkok : When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decade-long prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military-run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago, Aung San Suu Kyi then an opposition lawmaker condemned the harsh punishments as “very excessive.” The journalists, from the now-defunct Unity publication, had been convicted for violating the nation’s Official Secrets Act the same colonial-era law now being leveled against a pair of

  • Base year for GDP, IIP to be changed

    New Delhi : The government will change the base year to 2017-18 for the calculation of GDP and IIP numbers while for retail inflation the year will be revised to 2018, Union minister D V Sadananda Gowda said.

  • Transgender woman is first to breastfeed baby

    New York : In a breakthrough, US doctors have reported the first-ever case of a transgender woman successfully breast-feeding her baby.