Free Press Journal
  • India to open 2019 WC against SA on June 5

    Kolkata : India will open their 2019 World Cup campaign against South Africa on June 5 and square off against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 16, a senior BCCI official told PTI on Tuesday.

  • IDFC Bank profit plunges 76% in Q4

    New Delhi : Private player IDFC Bank on Tuesday reported over 76 per cent plunge in standalone net profit at Rs 41.93 crore for the March quarter on rise in bad loans and higher provisioning.

  • Clearfunds makes investing in direct mutual funds free

    Mumbai : Clearfunds said on Tuesday that it would make investing in direct mutual funds free for all investors, while launching its premium Smart Portfolios service.

  • After howlers, umpires told to be more vigilant

    New Delhi : Taking strong exception to a few umpiring howlers in the ongoing IPL, the league’s chairman Rajiv Shukla is learnt to have told match referees to speak to umpires about staying more vigilant during matches.

  • Impeachment motion was bound to fail, says Jaitley

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is also leader of House in the Rajya Sabha, on Tuesday justified the rejection of the Opposition’s impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, saying “it was filed on untenable grounds for collateral purpose to intimidate the Chief Justice of India and other judges of the highest judiciary.”

  • Off-spinner with leg-breaks is like a multi-lingual: Sachin

    “I don’t think it would be a great thing to generalise that batsmen are not reading the googlies from leg-breaks. A batsman can see an outswinger and still manages to edge it. To err is human. But I agree that leg-spinners have forced today’s batsmen to think more,” said the legend of 200 Test matches.”

  • Essar lenders seek more info from Arcelor, Numetal

    Mumbai : The committee of creditors (CoC) for Essar Steel has sought more information from bidders ArcelorMittal India and Numetal Mauritius regarding their ineligibility, according to sources.

  • Wishes pour in for Sachin

    New Delhi : Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday turned 45 on Tuesday as countless wishes poured in for the master blaster on social media.

  • Cong impeachment notice against CJI wrong: Mamata

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that the Congress was wrong in giving an impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

  • Brookfield buys Equinox Business Parks

    New Delhi: Essar group has sold prime commercial property Equinox Business Parks at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai to global investment firm Brookfield for Rs 2,400 crore. Essar on Tuesday said it has completed the sale of Equinox Business Parks to Brookfield Asset Management for an enterprise value of Rs 2,400 crore. This 10-acre business park comprises four towers, with a leasable office space of about 1.25 million sq ft.

  • Shahzar claims silver, opens India’s account

    Changwon : World record holder Shahzar Rizvi on Tuesday claimed India’s first medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup here, winning the 10m air pistol silver, while the Commonwealth Games’ medal-winning duo of Jitu Rai and Om Prakash Mitharwal could not even qualify for the final.

  • Hockey coach Marijne under HI scanner after medal-less CWG 

    New Delhi : The Indian men’s hockey team’s medal-less and rudder-less Commonwealth Games performance has brought chief coach Sjoerd Marijne under the scanner with Hockey India scheduling a performance review meeting later this week.

  • Khurshid says Cong has blood on its hands, party disagrees

    New Delhi : Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday stepped into a controversy by saying that there is “blood on the hands of the Congress”, a remark later dubbed as “unfounded” by his party.

  • Haryana: 3 held in Yamunanagar rape case

    YAMUNANAGAR: The Yamunanagar police has arrested three people for allegedly raping a 13-year-old minor on Sunday. Yamunanagar Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajesh Kalia told ANI, “Three people have been arrested for raping a teenager in Yamunanagar. Two others accused are still absconding.”

  • FIFA forces pace on $25B Club World Cup

    Geneva : FIFA is forcing the pace on talks over a USD 25 billion offer to revamp the Club World Cup and create a global national team competition.

  • Yeddy next victim of Modi-Shah duo?

    New Delhi : Congress chief spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala dubbed denial of ticket to the son of former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in the Karnataka Assembly elections as “no-confidence” in him.