Free Press Journal
  • First batch of interns sent for technical training programme in Japan

    New Delhi : With an aim to improve efficiency of Indian workforce, there was an agreement signed between India and Japan, wherein Indian youth will travel to Japan to skill themselves. As part of that agreement, India has selected its first batch of interns who will be sent for technical training programme to Japan.

  • Kane replaces Warner as Sunrisers captain

    New Delhi : New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has replaced the disgraced David Warner as the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad, a day after the Australian was barred from the IPL for his role in the ball-tampering controversy in South Africa.

  • Too many leaks, the ‘chowkidar’ is weak: Rahul

    “How many leaks? Data leak! Aadhar leak! SSC Exam leak! Election date leak! CBSE papers leak! “There is a leak in everything, the ‘chowkidar’ is weak,” Gandhi said in a tweet that was in Hindi and English.

  • Snag halts Delhi Metro for 90 mins

    New Delhi : Thousands of commuters faced hardship when Delhi Metro services on the Blue Line were hit for nearly 90 minutes due to a technical snag in the overhead electrification between Karol Bagh and R K Ashram stations on Thursday.

  • Spinners, Mandhana secure consolation win for India

    Mumbai : India finally had to something cheer about as they defeated England by eight wickets to record a consolation win in the women’s T20 tri-series here.

  • Tata Power to sell defence biz for Rs 2,230 cr

    New Delhi : Tata Power on Thursday said its board has given nod for sale of its defence business to Tata Advance Systems for Rs 2,230 crore as part of plans to monetise its non-core assets and improve the balance sheet.

  • 61 Cavalry sneak in to The Sternhagen Polo Cup final

    Mumbai : Sixty-one Cavalry pulled of a close win against Sternhagen Polo Team in a semi-final match of the The Sternhagen Polo Cup (10 goals) Tournament, organized by the Amateur Riders’ Club (ARC) as part of the 71st Annual Horse Show & Polo Tournaments – 2018, and played the ARC polo grounds, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai.

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    Smriti Irani accuses Sibal of involvement in land scam

    New Delhi : The BJP on Thursday accused former Law Minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal of being involved in a “land scam” claiming that he bought a piece of land in Delhi worth crores for a “very small price” from an accused in a money laundering case.

  • Stricter code of conduct for players on cards, hints Richardson

    New Delhi : The International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to revisit its players’ ‘Code of Conduct’ and amendments are on the cards for specific serious offences like ball tampering and sledging, the apex body’s Chief Executive David Richardson said on Thursday.

  • Ex-PM of Pak Gilani, 25 others indicted for graft

    Karachi : An anti-corruption court here on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and 25 others in a corruption case pertaining to the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP).

  • JSW Steel to buy US firm for $81 mn

    New Delhi : Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Steel on Thursday said it has entered into an agreement to acquire US-based Acero Junction Holdings for $80.85 million.

  • Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secy

    Washington : US President Donald Trump today fired his Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominated White House physician, Admiral Ronny Jackson as his replacement.

  • Communal violence: 50 held in Bihar

    Samastipur/Nalanda : Nearly 50 people, including two local BJP workers, were on Thursday held in  Samastipur and Nalanda districts of Bihar in connection with  communal clashes that erupted there in the last couple of days.

  • Toyota, Suzuki to sell each others’ models in India

    New Delhi : Japanese auto majors Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation on Thursday said they have agreed to sell hybrid and other vehicles to each other for the Indian market.

  • CA dropped by top sponsor Magellan after cheat storm

    Sydney : One of Cricket Australia’s biggest sponsors, fund manager Magellan, on Thursday tore up its contract with the governing body over the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the game.

  • Supriyo booked in WB

    Kolkata : Amid the prevailing tension in parts of Raniganj and adjoining areas in West Bengal’s Paschim Burdwan district following clashes over Ram Navami rallies, Union Minister Babul Supriyo was on Thursday not allowed to enter the area.

  • 68 killed in riot, fire at Venezuela prison

    Caracas : At least 68 people have been killed in a fire that erupted during a riot at a jail in Venezuelan city of Valencia, according to a government official. The blaze at the police station’s lockup was reportedly sparked by prisoners setting mattresses alight in a jailbreak attempt on Wednesday.

  • CBI files three FIRs in Rs 743-cr IDBI Bank fraud

    New Delhi : The CBI has registered three fresh cases to look into Rs 743 crore of fishy loans issued by an IDBI Bank branch in West Godavari district for pisciculture and Kisan credit cards which have become non-performing assets.