Free Press Journal
  • Australians name best team for opener

    Benoni (South Africa) : Australia on Wednesday named their strongest possible team ahead of their tour opening match against South Africa A starting at Willowmoore Park today.

  • Maharashtra outclass Mumbai

     New Delhi : Maharashtra put up a solid all-round performance to outclass Mumbai by seven wickets in the quarter-final match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Wednesday.

  • Telecom authority slams COAI on charges of favouritism

    New Delhi : Telecom regulator Trai on Wednesday termed as “baseless” the COAI’s allegations that its orders appeared to be favouring one operator, and cautioned the industry body against making unsubstantiated charges.

  • Karnataka in semis

    New Delhi : Mayank Agarwal’s dream run in domestic cricket continued as his power-packed 140 off only 111 balls was the cornerstone in Karnataka’s crushing 103-run victory over Hyderabad in the quarter-final match of Vijay Hazare Trophy here.

  • 3-month reprieve for Pak from terror watch-list 

    Islamabad : Pakistan on Wednesday claimed that it had foiled US-led efforts to place it on a terrorist financing watch-list after the country was granted a three-month reprieve by the Paris-based international watchdog FATF.

  • Rotomac scam: CBI questions Kothari in New Delhi

    Kothari, his wife Sadhana and son Rahul, all directors of Rotomac Global Pvt Ltd, had allegedly diverted the loan amount towards purposes other than what they were meant for.

  • Liberty House moves out of race to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel

    New Delhi : The Committee of Creditors has rejected the bid of UK-based Liberty House to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel, leaving Tata Steel and JSW Steel in the race for taking over the assets of the bankrupt firm, a source said.

  • Schools across US get copycat threats after Florida shooting

    Houston : Schools across the US have received copycat threats on social media as they remain on high alert after an expelled former student fatally shot 17 people at a Florida high school, media reports said.

  • Williams says terrifying health scare almost killed her

    Los Angeles : Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a harrowing postnatal ordeal in September when she almost died giving birth to her first child.

  • Pakistan will get its first Hindu woman Senator 

    Lahore : Kirshna Kumari Kolhi from Thar in Pakistan’s Sindh province will become the first-ever Hindu woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country, the ruling Pakistan People’s Party said on Wednesday.

  • Situation in Doklam fine: Army Chief

    New Delhi : The situation in Doklam is “absolutely fine” and there is no reason to worry, Army chief Bipin Rawat said here on Wednesday, amid reports of China developing defence infrastructure near the strategically key area.

  • Firms plan Rs 4.35 lakh-cr investments in UP

    Lucknow : Industry captains committed to investments of over Rs 4.35 lakh crore over the next three years on the first day of the Investors Summit here on Wednesday.

  • UP BJP MLA dies in road crash on way to Investors’ Summit

    SITAPUR: BJP MLA Lokendra Singh, who was on his way to attend the UP Investors’ Summit in Lucknow, was killed along with three others when their vehicle collided with a truck in Kamlapur area here on Wednesday, police said, reports PTI.

  • ONGC to hire global majors to boost output

    New Delhi : Oil behemoth ONGC is set to hire international oil services majors to ramp up its output from its two aging fields.

  • Spain court orders arrest of self-exiled Catalan separatist

    Madrid : A Spanish court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant valid only in Spain for a former Catalan MP who is in self-imposed exile in Switzerland to avoid jail while she is investigated over her role in the region’s secession drive.

  • RBI sees rising inflation, nascent recovery a worry

    New Delhi : Leading stock exchange BSE on Wednesday said it will launch cross-currency derivatives and cross INR options next week, a move that will help increase liquidity in the market. The announcement comes after the exchange received markets regulator Sebi’s approval for introducing cross currency derivatives (future and options) on pairs such as Euro (EUR)-US Dollar (USD), Pound Sterling (GBP)-USD and USD-Japanese Yen (JPY).

  • Why no sealing of politicos’ bungalows?

    New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), carrying on a campaign for the past one month against heightened sealing of private properties in the capital, on Wednesday turned its guns on the political parties and MPs for massive unauthorised constructions in their bungalows.

  • Messi ends drought against Chelsea

    London : Lionel Messi finally managed one of the few things he had yet to achieve in football.