Free Press Journal
  • Italy great Buffon calls time on 17-year Juventus career 

    Turin (Italy) : Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced on Thursday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years but did not, as expected, declare the end of his playing career.

  • Young man throws ink at Haryana CM in Hisar, held

    Chandigarh: In a security breach, a young man on Thursday threw ink on Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during his visit to Hisar town, following which the former was arrested.

  • Services Lama to lead India in Asia Rugby 15s

    Mumbai : Sujai Lama of Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) will lead a 26-member Indian team which will represent India at the Asian Rugby Championship – Division 2 Rugby 15s to be held at the Nong Prue Stadium, Pattaya, Thailand from May 20 to 26, 2018.

  • Bengal panchayat polls: TMC races ahead, BJP main rival

    Kolkata : The ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday headed for a massive victory in West Bengal’s rural polls, bagging 20,441 seats in gram panchayats, while the BJP emerged as its main rival, according to the results declared till 10 pm.

  • With love from India, a ‘Merry’ gift for Harry and Meghan

    New Delhi : Merry is his name, a sanctuary in Maharashtra now his home and Britain’s soon to be married royal couple, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, his new ‘owners’.   Merry the Indian bull — the name is a hybrid of Meghan and Harry — is animal rights body PETA’s wedding gift to the royals, who will be married on May 19.

  • CBI’s operating profit at Rs 2,733 cr

    The board of directors of Central Bank of India approved the bank’s results for the fourth quarter and the financial year ended March 31, 2018 at their meeting held in Delhi on Thursday. The bank’s operating profit stood at Rs 2,733 crore for the financial year ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs 3,089 crore for the corresponding previous financial year. For the quarter, the bank has incurred net loss of

  • Goyal vows help to 11 PSBs under PCA 

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday promised all possible help to strengthen the 11 public sector banks placed under the ‘Prompt Corrective Action’ (PCA) framework by the RBI to check their deteriorating financial health.

  • Massive drive to clean up beaches, river fronts

     New Delhi : As a run-up to the World Environment Day on June 5, the Environment Ministry on Thursday formed 19 teams to clean up 24 sea beaches in nine coastal states as also as many river fronts in 19 states, spending Rs 10 lakh on each.

  • Markle’s dad won’t attend Royal wedding

    LONDON: Meghan Markle on Thursday confirmed that her father will not walk her down the aisle during her Royal wedding with Prince Harry, ending days of speculation about his presence during the much-awaited ceremony.  “Sadly my father will not be attending our wedding. I have always cared for my father and hope he can give the space he needs to focus on his health,” Kensington Palace tweeted her statement.“I would like to

  • Will Justice Chelameswar share dais with CJI?

    New Delhi : Will Justice J Chelameswar share the dais with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today? Though the cause list of the apex court for Friday mentions his name in the bench headed by the CJI, attempts to reach Justice Chelameswar’s office for confirmation did not fructify.

  • Kontaveit stuns Venus again to enter Italian Open quarters

    Rome : For the second week in a row, Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit on Thursday defeated the United States’ Venus Williams 6-2, 7-6 (3) to reach the quarter-finals of the Italian Open, a WTA clay court tournament held in Rome.