Free Press Journal
  • Fin expert takes  FB to UK court over fake ads

    London : A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain’s High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.

  • India tops in remittance payments

    New Delhi : India retained the top position as recipient of remittances with its diaspora sending about $69 billion back home last year, the World Bank said on Monday.

  • Free-scoring Salah crowned PFA Player of the Year

    London : Mohamed Salah was crowned the Premier League’s Players’ Player of the Year, with his incredible 41-goal debut season at Liverpool beating out strong competition from Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne.

  • Stalin did not abduct me: TV news reader sets record straight after 30 years

    Chennai : A widely gossiped urban folklore in Tamil Nadu – that DMK leader M K Stalin had abducted a Doordarshan Kendra news reader Fathima when his father M Karunanidhi was Chief Minister in the late 1980 – has finally been punctured with the anchor denying such an incident ever took place.

  • Nadal eyeing to build on 11th Monte Carlo title

    London : After picking up his 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by beating Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the finals, world number one Rafael Nadal has said that he is looking forward to carry on his momentum from this ‘special’ win to rest of the clay-court season.

  • Napoli stuns Juve to keep title hopes alive

    Turin : Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly’s stunning last-gasp goal kept Napoli’s title hopes alive with a 1-0 win at Juventus closing the gap to just one point on the Serie A champions.

  • Afghan girl spends life disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted

    Sultanpur (Afghanistan) : Sitara Wafadar yearns for long hair like other girls. Instead, the Afghan teenager has disguised herself as a boy for more than a decade, forced by her parents to be the “son” they never had.

  • Munjals, Burmans extend validity of offer for Fortis

    New Delhi : Fortis Healthcare on Monday said Hero Enterprise Investment and the Burman Family have extended the validity of their improved, joint binding offer to invest Rs 1,500 crore in the company till May 4.

  • Dowry has chilling effect on marriage, says Apex Court

    NEW DELHI: “Dowry has a chilling effect on marriage”, the Supreme Court on Monday said while reserving its verdict on a batch of pleas seeking revisiting of a judgement that had reduced the severity of the anti-dowry law on the offence of subjecting a married woman to cruelty by spouse and in-laws.

  • JMJ clinches MDFA Div-II crown

    Mumbai : JMJ Sports Club completed another successful season as they claimed the claimed the Second Division title. Exhibiting plenty of grit and determination JMJ Sports managed to eke out a close 1-0 win against Mother Theresa Foundation in the Second Division final of the MDFA League 2017-18 and the played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel. Striker Elvin Fernandes was the hero of JMJ Sports as he scored the lone goal

  • Walmart close to clinching $12-bn deal for Flipkart

    Mumbai : Walmart is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in India’s e-commerce major Flipkart for at least $12 billion. The agreement is expected to be signed in the next two weeks.

  • Neat, tidy Mirabai wanted career in archery before mentor stepped in

    New Delhi : An obsession with being “neat, tidy and stylish” almost led her to archery, says world champion and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who feels a chance meeting with her eventual coach changed her career plans.