Free Press Journal
  • 2 kids die during vaccination drive in Gujarat

    AHMEDABAD: At least two children have died in the last three days during the Gujarat government’s ongoing Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination drive.

  • Suspended SL opener dropped

    Colombo : Sri Lanka’s suspended opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was left out Tuesday from the 15-man squad to play the five-match one-day international series against the touring South African side.

  • Jadeja, Ashwin hold on to 3rd and 5th spot in Test rankings

    Dubai : India’s spin duo of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin held on to the third and fifth position respectively in the latest ICC Test rankings for bowlers, which was headed by England pacer James Anderson ahead of the five-match Test series starting in Birmingham on August 1.

  • Parl passes anti-graft Bill that punishes bribe givers too

    New Delhi : The Parliament on Tuesday passed an anti-corruption Bill that provides for punishment to bribe givers and takers, and extends prior nod for prosecution to former public officials with the Lok Sabha giving its assent to the law.

  • Always reported ‘untoward things’ during IPL to ACU, says Maxwell

    New Delhi : Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell has claimed that he has reported “certain untoward things” during the IPL to the anti-corruption Unit (ACU) officials while refuting a recent investigative documentary’s insinuation that he could be involved in spot-fixing.

  • RaGa not sole Oppn PM candidate: Tejashwi

    Patna : RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi is not the only leader from the opposition in the race for the Prime Minister’s post.

  • India may lose Pune Challenger

    New Delhi : A country which is already struggling to host  enough tennis tournaments for its top men’s players could see the Pune Challenger going off the calendar next year due to additional financial burden, expected to be caused by the revamp of the ATP Challenger Tour.

  • NEET data leak: Rahul writes to CBSE chief, seeks probe

     New Delhi : Congress president Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) over media reports claiming a “massive breach” of data of candidates who appeared for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test this year, and demanded an inquiry into the matter. In the letter to CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal, he called for putting in place additional safeguards to prevent such a breach in the future.

  • Sitharaman snubs OPS

    Chennai : Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who is also the coordinator of the AIADMK, was on Tuesday left red-faced after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman refused to meet him at her office in New Delhi. She embarrassed him by tweeting to the effect that he did not have an appointment to meet her.