Free Press Journal
  • Daughter of poisoned spy in UK says she is recovering

    LONDON : The daughter of a former Russian spy, who was found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury last month alongside her father after being poisoned by a nerve agent, today said she was getting better after her ordeal.

  • SRH need to sort out details, says Bhuvi

     New Delhi : Ahead of the 11th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL), Sunrisers Hyderabad’s (SRH) experienced seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar reckons that to lay their hands on the silverware, the team needs to look out for the “little things” which can make them champions.

  • Sensex vaults 577 points

    Mumbai : Domestic indices, which were up backed by positive global trend, extended early gains due to the Reserve Bank of India’s status quo on policy rates, and its forecast of higher growth and lower inflation boosted sentiment, and posted their best day in 2018.

  • CJI Dipak-Misra, Supreme Court, CJI impeachment,

    Oppn may give impeachment notice against CJI Misra today

    New Delhi : Leaders of opposition parties were in active discussion on Thursday over moving an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and might move a notice for the same before the Rajya Sabha chairman on Friday, the last day of the budget session.

  • Services back on growth track in March

    New Delhi : Indian services sector activity returned to its growth track in March, driven by greater inflows of new work, following which firms increased their staffing levels at the fastest pace in 7 years, says a monthly survey.

  • First group of 60 US diplomats leave embassy in Moscow 

    Moscow : The first of a group of 60 US diplomats who have been expelled from Russia in the wake of the poisoned spy row departed from Washington’s embassy in Moscow today, an AFP reporter on the scene said.

  • Daredevils’ poor past record doesn’t matter to me: Ponting

    New Delhi :  Ricky Ponting doesn’t care about Delhi Daredevils’ dismal record over 10 editions of IPL as he believes that the “fresh group” of players have it in them to win a maiden title this season.

  • Two more Ambedkar statues vandalised in UP

    Lucknow : Statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar were vandalised at two different places in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, police said. While the first incident took place at Shivsinghpur in Etah district, the second statue was broken by unidentified miscreants at Nagla Nadu in Sirsaganj area of Firozabad, reports IANS.

  • Railways’ ‘no’ to settle slum dwellers on its land

    New Delhi : The Railways Ministry on Thursday ruled out “in-setu” settlement of the slum dwellers on the railway land under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) as “not feasible.”

  • Rabada ruled out of IPL

     New Delhi : South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada was on Thursday ruled out of the soon-to-start Indian Premier League (IPL) due to a lower back injury, which may keep him out of action for three months.

  • R-Com hopes to cut debt after SC allows asset sale

    New Delhi : Debt-ridden telecom operator Reliance Communications (RCom) on Thursday said it expects to reduce debt by around Rs 25,000 crore as the Supreme Court has lifted stay on sale of assets of the company.

  • Liverpool humbles Man City

    Early blitz hands The Reds 3-0 lead after first-leg quarter-final

  • Milan derby ends goalless

    Rome : AC Milan and Inter Milan played a goalless draw in the derby, while Torino romped 4-1 over a Crotone side that sit 18th in Serie A with eight matches left in the season.

  • Massive opposition bandh in TN over Cauvery issue

    Chennai : An opposition-sponsored bandh in Tamil Nadu over the non-constitution of the Cauvery Management Board drew fairly good response across the State on Thursday with numerous leaders including DMK working president M K Stalin and Congress state president courting arrest in Chennai. Trains were picketed across Tamil Nadu by district leaders of the DMK, Congress, VCK and Left parties, traffic came to halt during peak morning hours in Chennai’s arterial Anna

  • Terrorism is one of foremost threats to global peace: Swaraj

    Baku : Terrorism is one of the foremost threats to international peace and security as it maims and kills “our citizens”, and undermines the ability to attain development goals, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

  • World record beacons Paes in Davis Cup tie vs China 

    Tianjin (China) : Veteran Leander Paes will make yet another attempt to create the Davis Cup record for the most doubles win as India clash with China in their den in “brutal” cold conditions for a place in the World Group Play-offs, starting here on Friday.

  • Ola unveils in-trip cover

    Bengaluru: Homegrown ride-hailing giant Ola has launched an in-trip insurance programme for all its customers in India which will provide coverage against loss of belongings, missed flights, and medical expenses in the case of an accident starting at just Re 1. The optional service will be available on rides taken in cabs, auto rickshaws, kaali-peeli cabs and even e-rickshaws through Ola.