Free Press Journal
  • No-trust move against PM Modi keeps hanging

    New Delhi : The no-confidence motion brought by six opposition parties against the Modi government remained hanging for the 11th day on Tuesday as the Lok Sabha was adjourned due to ruckus continuing for the 19th day since it resumed the budget session on March 5.

  • Ola buys public transport ticketing app Ridlr

    New Delhi : Ride hailing service Ola has acquired public transport ticketing and commuting app Ridlr for an undisclosed amount, the company said.

  • Tennis world turns focus on clay court season

    Miami : The tennis world is turning its attention to the clay court season, with the field wide open due to the absence of Swiss great Roger Federer and Argentina’s Juan del Potro, as well as questions about the health of Spain’s Rafa Nadal, the undisputed “king of clay.”

  • Allahabad HC ‘no’ to mosque on its premises

    New Delhi : The Allahabad High Court has refused to allow a Sunni waqf board’s mosque to continue in its premises, compelling the Supreme Court to ask the Uttar Pradesh government if it can provide alternate site for shifting the mosque.

  • CVC blames RBI for PNB fraud

    New Delhi : Apportioning blame to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) over the PNB loan fraud, Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary on Tuesday said there had been “no apparent audit” by the central bank during the period of the scam. Chowdary stressed the need to put into place a more robust auditing system.

  • Meals for homeless paid by Hawking, even after death

    On the same day of the world-famous scientist’s funeral, a donation from his family helped to fund the charity FoodCycle’s Easter lunch at Wesley Methodist Church.

  • Esteghlal claims spot in Asian Champ League

    Tehran : Esteghlal defeated Qatar’s Al Rayyan 2-0 to punch their ticket for the knockout stage of the 2018 Asian Champions League, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on its website.

  • Israel cancels deal on African migrants

    Jerusalem:  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled an agreement with the UN refugee agency on Tuesday aimed at avoiding forced deportations of thousands of African migrants only hours after having announced the deal himself.

  • Sathiyan reaches career-best ranking

    New Delhi : The in-form G Sathiyan reached his career-best ranking of 46 while veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal climbed 22 places to be at 48 in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings.

  • Udaya pips Karnatak to emerge champions

    Mumbai : Udaya Sports Club played with plenty of grit and determination to beat back a spirited challenge from Karnatak Sports Club and clinch a narrow 1-0 win, in the final of the 22nd Late Shri Ramanath Payyade Memorial Football Tournament, organised by the Karnatak Sporting Association and played at the KSA ground, Cross Maidan.