Free Press Journal
  • Jawan’s video: BSF orders food test by DRDO lab

    New Delhi : Faced with questions over the quality of food, the BSF has commissioned an assessment by the DRDO to analyse the quality and quantity of meals being served to jawans and officers of the paramilitary force and also suggest measures to improve possible shortcomings.

  • Mbappe lifts PSG to straight fifth title

    Bordeaux (France) : French talent Kylian Mbappe created as many as three goals to power Paris Saint-Germain to its fifth straight French League Cup tile after easing past his former club AS Monaco 3-0 here.

  • Uber looks to boost India investment

    New Delhi : Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi is committed to investing further in the Indian market but also keeping a sharp eye on “eventual profitability”, as the US-based cab aggregator ramps up operations in the country.

  • Former manager of UCO Bank booked in Rs 19-cr fraud case

    Bengaluru : The CBI has registered a fresh bank fraud case amounting to Rs 19.03 crore that was sanctioned by UCO Bank to 18 fake borrowers under various home and property loan schemes with concessional interest rates in 2013 and 2016, it said on Sunday.

  • Napoli stumble against Sassuolo

    Reggio Emilia : Napoli played a 1-1 draw against host Sassuolo in the 30th round of Serie A action and could lose ground to league-leading Juventus by the end of the day.

  • Payyade CC advance into semi-finals

    Mumbai : Payyade Cricket Club scored a comfortable 29-run victory against Sunrise Cricket Club in a quarter-final match of the 69th Nawab Salar Jung Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament, which is being organised by the Islam Gymkhana under the auspices of the Mumbai Cricket Association, at the Islam Gymkhana ground on Sunday.

  • Kim Jong-un attends S Korea concert in a reconciliatory move

    Seoul : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today attended the first concert in Pyongyang for over a decade by South Korean entertainers, including a K-pop girlband, the latest gesture of reconciliation before a rare inter-Korean summit.

  • BSNL moves DoT to recover Aircel dues

    New Delhi : State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has approached the Communications Ministry for recovery of its outstanding dues from the troubled telecom firm Aircel, which recently filed for bankruptcy.

  • Shandilaya, Sitwala & Parikh to feature in BSAM Billiards league

    Mumbai : Former World Billiards champion Ashok Shandilya, twice Asian Billiards champion Dhruv Sitwala, World Billiards bronze medallist Sidharth Parikh and twice Asian Snooker champion Yasin Merchant, will be the star attractions during the ‘CCI Kekoo Nicholson BSAM Billiards League 2018’, which is scheduled to commence with the first week, starting from today.

  • Auto firms post robust growth in March sales

    Mumbai : Top car makers have closed the 2017-18 financial year with a strong double digit volume growth. The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Sunday posted a 14.9 per cent rise in total sales at 1,60,598 units in March as against 1,39,763 units in the year-ago month.

  • Interesting aspects of capital gains tax

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  • Divided over gay rights, Costa Rica to choose new president

    San Jose : Polling stations across Costa Rica opened early on Sunday for a presidential election that has split the country between an ultra-conservative evangelical preacher who slams gay rights and a former minister from the centre-left ruling party.

  • Chaminda Vaas, Wasim Jaffer to coach in city

    Mumbai : Legendary Sri Lankan fast bowler Chaminda Vaas and ex India cricketer Wasim Jaffer will hold a 10-day coaching camp for boys in u-14 u-16 and 17-23 age groups under Jwala Sports Foundation’s “Centre Of Excellence For Cricket” scheme. After terrific response last year, the organizers have roped in the duo once again for this camp. The selection of the trainees will be held at Plot no 8, Oval Maidan on

  • Stephen Hawking’s hi-tech wheelchair to live on… 

    London : Stephen Hawking’s tailor-made hi-tech wheelchair and his computer-generated voice are expected to live on as a legacy of the world-famous theoretical physicist who died earlier this month aged 76. According to ‘The Sunday Times’, the scientist’s family hope that his wheelchair and voice systems could help preserve his memory and are open to offers from museums.