Free Press Journal
  • Azhar keen to contest 2019 polls from Secunderabad

    New Delhi: After contesting the last two Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, Congress leader and former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin is keen to fight the 2019 polls from his home state Telangana’s Secunderabad constituency.

  • Transgenders turn volunteers for govt survey

    Four TG persons were among the total 14,318 volunteers who participated in the one-day survey carried out as part of ‘Aksharashree,’ a literacy and equivalency project of the Kerala State Literacy Mission.

  • 7 cos to tap capital market to raise Rs 14,000 cr

    New Delhi : The IPO lane is getting busy as at least seven companies, including Lodha Developers and HDFC Mutual Fund, are expected to hit the capital market in the coming week to raise over Rs 14,000 crore.

  • Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday revealed that US President Donald Trump had suggested she “sue” the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.

  • Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final

    Bangkok : Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu’s title drought this year continued as she suffered a straight-game defeat against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the summit clash of the Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 badminton tournament on Sunday.

  • Comedy of errors leave top Indian athletes hitching a ride

    New Delhi : A haphazard organisation of the 2018 Asian Games torch relay at the continental event’s birthplace, New Delhi, led to a comedy of errors which saw elite Indian athletes including PR Sreejesh, Sardar Singh, Jitu Rai and Sharath Kamal hitching a ride on the media bus.

  • Gaza ceasefire holds after heavy Israel strikes

    Gaza City : A ceasefire announced by Hamas held on Sunday  after the most severe exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip since a 2014 war, reducing fears of a wider conflict for now.

  • Seven people killed in suicide attack near Afghan ministry: Police

    Kabul : A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a government ministry in Kabul on Sunday as workers were leaving their offices, killing  seven people and wounding more than 15, officials said, in the latest deadly attack to rock the country.

  • Knowing Futures and Options-I

    Futures and Options (F&O) is a relatively late entrant to the Indian market. Prior to that, speculative transactions used to be carried out under a system called ‘Badla’ – the Badla system was inefficient in as much as fraudsters could easily manipulate it to defraud and cheat investors. F&O is a refined, more efficient medium of speculation. Since the subject matter is complex, we intend to carry it over three parts. This

  • Muslim woman racially targeted in US

    New York: A Muslim woman with headscarf has been racially targeted by a white lady who mocked her English accent and threatened that the US immigration and customs officials would take her kids away, according to a media reports.

  • ‘France, Malta will take 50 rescued migrants each’

    Rome : France and Malta have agreed to take 50 migrants each out of 450 stranded at sea on two EU border agency vessels, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said after pressing his European peers to keep their promise to share the burden.