Free Press Journal
  • Honda ride helps Japan stall Senegal victory march

    Yekaterinburg (Russia) : Substitute Keisuke Honda equalised with 12 minutes left as Japan twice pegged back Senegal in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday that leaves World Cup Group ‘H’ wide open.

  • Delhi Congress split on AAP joining united Opposition

    New Delhi : While Delhi Congress leaders like state party president Ajay Maken have repeatedly stressed not to have any deal with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit (80) has added a new dimension by stating that it is up to Kejriwal to decide whether his AAP would be part of the united Opposition front being stitched together to take on the BJP

  • Oppn parties must set aside egos to take on BJP: Tejashwi

    New Delhi : The Congress should let other parties be in the “driving seat” in states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar where it is not the largest opposition party, says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, asserting that “egos” need to be set aside to jointly take on the BJP in 2019.

  • Uruguay’s Gimenez ruled out of Russia tie

    Nizhniy Novgorod : Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez is out of his country’s World Cup game against hosts Russia, which will determine who will top Group ‘A’, because of a thigh injury, officials said Saturday. The Atletico Madrid centre-half “will not be taken into account for the match… against Russia,” the Uruguayan Football Association said in a statement.The match takes place on Monday in Samara.

  • Media bodies seek action against J&K MLA for threatening press

    New Delhi: Media organisations on Sunday demanded strict action against Jammu and Kashmir BJP MLA  Choudhary Lal Singh over his “threatening and intimidating” remarks directed at journalists in the Valley.

  • Fans dance in Berlin rain as Germany survive

    Berlin: Fans danced in the rain in Berlin as defending champions Germany avoided an embarrassing World Cup exit with a 2-1 win over Sweden.

  • LeT commander among two killed in J&K, 1 surrenders

    Srinagar : Ahead of the annual Amarnath pilgrimage, two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, including its self-styled divisional commander Shakoor Ahmed Dar, were killed in an encounter with security forces, while another militant surrendered, in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

  • Modi visits AIIMS to enquire about Vajpayee’s health

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Sunday to enquire about the health conditions of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is undergoing treatment at the premier hospital.

  • More tools on anvil for tax sleuths to check GST evasion

    New Delhi : Almost a year into providing platform for tax collection, GST Network (GSTN) is now developing applications and tools for tax officers to help analyse data of their assessees and check possible evasion, a senior official said.

  • US Prez aide kicked out of eatery

    Washington : White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was kicked out of a restaurant on Friday, becoming the second top aide of President Donald Trump to face public wrath amidst increasing pressure on him over his controversial policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the Mexican border.

  • Pakistan rubbishes reports of having stopped Indian envoy from entering Gurdwara

    Islamabad : Pakistan on Sunday rejected the allegations that Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria was denied access to a famous Sikh Gurduwara near here, saying the diplomat had agreed to cancel his visit following the protests by the Sikh pilgrims against the release of controversial movies in India.

  • Spain to stay true to selves against Morocco

    Kaliningrad : Spain midfielder Isco believes his side must stay true to the philosophy that brought them World Cup glory in 2010 to achieve the result they need in Monday’s Group ‘B’ decider against Morocco.

  • Emergency turned democracy into dictatorship: Jaitley

    New Delhi : Union minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday recalled how the Indira Gandhi government had imposed a “phoney Emergency” and “turned democracy into a constitutional dictatorship” about more than 40 years back.

  • Govt to revamp norms for auditors, corp professionals

    New Delhi : The government is working to improve the regulations for auditors and corporate professionals as it looks to strengthen the “fabric of corporate governance” in the country, according to Union Minister PP Chaudhary.

  • Fake news proving deadly in India: BBC

    Fake news is a big problem and it’s vital for democracy that ordinary people are able to tell truth from fiction in the news they read, watch, and hear , Jim Egan, CEO of BBC Global News.