Free Press Journal
  • Under united Opposition, even PM Narendra Modi might lose his Varanasi seat, says Rahul Gandhi

    Bengaluru: Forget the BJP winning the 2019 polls, even Prime Minister Narendra Modi might lose his Varanasi seat under a united opposition, asserted Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday. Pegging his confidence on opposition unity, Gandhi said for that to happen his party, the SP and the BSP need to close ranks. Exuding confidence over roping in and managing alliance partners despite their varied personal and regional

  • Batra leads India women paddlers to historic gold

    Gold Coast : Paddler Manika Batra inspired India to a historic gold medal with her stunning singles victories, fashioning an unthinkable 3-1 win over formidable Singapore in the final of the women’s team event at the Commonwealth Games here.

  • Punam continues gold rush,Vikas adds bronze

    Gold Coast : Indian weightlifters remained a cut above the rest with Punam Yadav (69kg) adding a fifth gold medal and Vikas Thakur (94kg) picking up a bronze on Sunday in what has been a truly remarkable campaign so far at the Commonwealth Games here.

  • Mary assured of medal, Vikas enters quarters

    Gold Coast : Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom (48kg) assured herself of a medal on debut at the Commonwealth Games by advancing to the semifinals, while Vikas Krishan (75kg) entered the men’s quarterfinals here on Sunday.

  • Manu Bhaker shatters Games record

    Brisbane : Manu Bhaker was in a league of her own as she shattered two records en route to adding the Commonwealth Games gold medal to the glowing list of achievements in her relatively nascent career, while compatriot Heena Sidhu bagged silver in the 10m air pistol event here on Sunday.

  • India’s hockey teams enjoy success 

    Gold Coast : India’s men’s and women’s hockey teams enjoyed a successful Sunday as they beat their opponents in the pool stages of the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Sunday.

  • Suspected chemical attack kills 70 in Syria’s Douma

    Damascus : At least 70 people were killed in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in a suspected chemical attack, medics and rescuers said on Sunday.

  • India enters badminton team finals

    Gold Coast : Saina Nehwal was at her ruthless best but top seeds India were tested more than usual before entering the badminton mixed team event finals with a 3-1 win over Singapore in the Commonwealth Games semifinals here on Sunday.

  • Tejinder Singh enters shot  put final

    Gold Coast : India’ Tejinder Singh qualified for the men’s shot put final at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Sunday.Tejinder registered an attempt of  19.10 metres to enter the 12-man final.  Tomas Walsh of New Zealand created a new CWG record with a throw of 22.45m to top the qualification stage.

  • US, North Korea hold secret, direct talks

    Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo and a team at the CIA have been working through intelligence back-channels to make preparations for a summit scheduled to be held in May.

  • Rahul blitzkrieg blows away Delhi Daredevils

    Mohali : Opener KL Rahul blasted his way to a fastest ever half-century in Indian Premier League as a new look Kings XI Punjab started their campaign on a resounding note defeating Delhi Daredevils by six wickets, here on Sunday.

  • US President confirms sealing Mexico border

    New York: US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that he has sealed the southern border of the US known as the US-Mexico border.

  • Biker’s death: Pak lodges protest, summons US envoy

    A fast-moving car, driven by Col Joseph Emanuel Hall, the defence and air attache at the US embassy, jumped the red light and hit a motorcycle carrying two men at a traffic signal in Daman-e-Koh area on Saturday.

  • My best-ever innings, says Dwayne Bravo

    Mumbai : All-rounder Dwayne Bravo termed the incredible 30-ball 68 against Mumbai Indians “my best-ever” innings, which paved the way for Chennai Super Kings’ sensational return to the Indian Premier League (IPL).