Free Press Journal
  • Niti Aayog looks to propagate technological vision

    Mumbai : Keeping in mind the technological future of the country, the government think tank Niti Aayog is working towards launching a plan on the same. The plan will be drawn from paper ‘Technology Vision 2035’, which is developed by Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC).

  • Bolt to face Williams in charity football match

    Paris : Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt will line up opposite British pop star Robbie Williams in a charity football match at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the Jamaican revealed on Tuesday.

  • ‘It was safe to assume Ankita  won’t make it to Tokyo Games’

    New Delhi : Tennis’ national observer Somdev Devvarman insists that he has nothing “personal” against Ankita Raina and his decision to exclude her from the TOPS was based on his assumption that she would not make it to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

  • AIIB to invest $200 mn in India’s wealth fund

    New Delhi : Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is likely to invest around $200 million in India’s first sovereign wealth fund, the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), AIIB president Jin Liqun said in the national capital. AIIB, which started operations in 2016, has committed over $1 billion in five infrastructure projects in India so far and proposes to invest in 12 more, envisaging assistance of $3.5 billion.

  • Don’t understand the logic: Coaches on proposed new badminton rules

    New Delhi : The Badminton World Federation’s proposal to reduce on-court coaching and tweak the scoring system has left international coaches a confused lot with the likes of Pullela Gopichand and Kenneth Jonassen questioning the very logic of such a move.

  • Prannoy wants  to get into groove for CWG

    New Delhi : Even though he may not be fully fit by the time the All England Badminton Championships starting on March 14, Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy feels that he needs to play the tournament in order to get into the groove ahead of this April’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

  • Neymar suffers fractured metatarsal, doubtful for Real tie

    Paris : Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar suffered a sprained ankle and a fractured metatarsal when he was stretchered off in Sunday’s win over Marseille, the Ligue 1 leaders has announced.

  • Namrata hat-trick propels Packers into semi-finals

    MUMBAI : Opportunistic striker Namrata Thakur produced an impressive performance netting a fine hat-trick, which was the highlight of Bandra Packers’ fluent 5-0 win against Fort United in a women’s quarter-final match of the 25th Bandra Gymkhana Open Rink Football Tournament and played under floodlights at the Demonte Park Recreational Ground, Bandra.

  • Nadal unfazed by rankings race ahead of injury return

    Johannesburg : Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal, who is all set to make a return at this week’s Mexico Open after recovering from a thigh injury, has insisted that he is no longer concerned with the world rankings.