Free Press Journal
  • Swiss marvel Federer still proving himself

    Indian Wells (US) : Roger Federer says even though he reclaimed the No. 1 ranking and captured his 20th career Grand Slam title in January he still has plenty to prove on the ATP Tour.

  • ONGC mulls OPaL stake sale

    New Delhi : State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) may sell stake in its mega petrochemical project in Gujarat to fund acquisition of Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL), a senior official said.

  • BJP-led govt takes charge of Tripura ending 25-yr Left rule

    Agartala : A BJP-led government headed by Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday assumed office in Tripura along with its ally IPFT, ending 25 long years of Left rule and leaving the once seemingly invincible Marxists in power only in Kerala.

  • Arsenal guns down Milan

    Snaps losing streak; Marseille, Salzburg, Leipzig secure wins in first-leg.

  • President accepts TDP ministers’ resignation

    New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted the resignations of TDP leaders Ashok Gajapathi Raju and YS Chowdary from the Union Cabinet.

  • Australia told to be ‘respectful’ after Warner row

    Sydney : Australian cricket chief James Sutherland on Friday demanded his players show more respect for their opponents in the wake of incidents that overshadowed the first Test against South Africa in Durban.

  • Indian women win hockey series against South Korea

    Seoul : The Indian women’s hockey team produced an all-round performance to notch a 3-1 win over higher-ranked Korea in the fourth match of a five-match series here on Friday.

  • MEA denies foulplay in Sridevi’s demise

    New Delhi : The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday rejected claims of foul play on the demise of Bollywood actress Sridevi and clarified that if there was anything suspicious, it would have come out by now.

  • ‘Fake’ madarsas costing UP over Rs 100 cr yearly

    Online registration of madrasas was started in UP in a bid to bring in transparency in their functioning. But even after increasing the deadline for the same a number of times, 20 mini ITIs (run by madrasas) out of a total of 140 mini ITIs failed to register themselves. Lakshmi Narain Chowdhury , Minority Welfare Minister, UP.

  • Ireland shocker for India

    Ipoh : India’s hopes of a podium finish were dashed as they squandered lead on two occasions and went down 2-3 to Ireland in the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament here on Friday.

  • Sharath stuns world No.7 at Qatar Open

    Doha : India’s Sharath Kamal and G  Sathiyan made heads turn when they defeated world No. 7 Koki Niwa and 27th-ranked Yuya Oshima, respectively, to enter men’s singles pre-quarter-finals of the ITTF Wold Tour Platinum Qatar Open here.

  • Yelve produces first 50 break

    MUMBAI : Ajinkya Yelve was in impressive form when he neatly compiled a half century break of 50 and went on to record authoritative 4-1 win against Shritik Narang in a first round, best-of-7 frames, match of the Matunga Gymkhana 6-Red Open Snooker Tournament 2018, sponsored and hosted by Matunga Gymkhana, under the auspices of BSAM and played at the gymkhana’s billiards hall.

  • HC relief short-lived, Karti to remain in CBI custody for three more days

    New Delhi : Karti Chidambaram, the businessman son of former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaam, on Friday secured a relief from Delhi High Court ordering the Enforcement Directorate not to arrest him till the next hearing on March 20.

  • Rahul in S’pore: Author threatens to sue Congress over Twitter video

    New Delhi : Congress president Rahul Gandhi has been challenged by an author over a video posted on the official twitter account of the party. The author, named Prasenjit K Basu, has asked the Congress to withdraw the video tweet, failing which he would sue the party in Singapore. The video relates to an interaction between Gandhi and Basu at a university in Singapore where the Congress president is on a two-day

  • Subrata Paul dropped from Indian squad

    New Delhi : India’s most-capped goalkeeper Subrata Paul was today dropped from the 32-member national football probable list for the forthcoming 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying match against Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Neymar wants Barcelona return: Spanish reports

    Madrid : Neymar already regrets moving to Paris Saint-Germain and is seeking a shock return to Barcelona, according to reports in the Spanish media said on Friday.