Free Press Journal
  • India eves thrash Malaysia by 142 runs

    Kuala Lumpur : As many as six Malaysia batswomen fell for duck as India bundled them out for just 27 to register a resounding 142-run victory in their opening Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup match on Sunday.

  • Pak troops violate truce again, two BSF personnel killed

    Jammu : Nearly a week after the DGMOs of India and Pakistan agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003 in ‘letter and spirit’, Pakistani troops again targeted Indian posts and villages along the IB here, killing two BSF personnel, including an officer.

  • UP Deputy CM’s journalism remark inspired by RSS belief?

    New Delhi: Behind Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma’s claim that journalism began in ancient India, is there the RSS belief that mythical peripatetic sage Narada was the “first journalist of the entire universe”?

  • Narendra Modi in Singapore: PM visists Changi Naval Base

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day tour to Singapore, today visited the Changi Naval Base and met officers and sailors of the Indian Navy and Royal Singapore Navy. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Defence Md. Maliki Osman.

  • Dinesh Karthik in line to replace Wriddhiman Saha for Afghanistan test

    New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik is likely to get a shot at Test redemption — as a replacement for the injured wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha — for the one-off historic encounter against Afghanistan in Bengaluru from June 14. According to sources close to the selection committee, MSK Prasad and Co are looking at the England tour, where Karthik could make the cut in the longest format also.

  • Growth estimates a limited recovery

    There’s indeed light at the end of the tunnel. After a succession of increase in price of crude oil in the international market, and consequently of petrol and diesel in India, there is a minor decrease internationally even as the Modi government braces itself for measures to contain the surge. At the same time, this country’s GDP has risen to a seven-quarter high of 7.7 per cent in January-March, 2018 following a


    India, Singapore agree to deepen economic and defence ties

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong today agreed to deepen the bilateral economic ties and build on defence cooperation as they called for a peaceful, open, and friendly maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region.

  • Emerging India, Indonesia maritime axis

    India and Indonesia have upgraded their bilateral ties to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership on the eve of 70 years of diplomatic relations bringing the Indo-Pacific into focus as they signed 15 MoUs or agreements. Prime Minister Modi, who is on a five-day three nation tour of Southeast Asia, was in Indonesia before moving on to Malaysia and Singapore (where he will deliver the Keynote Address at the Shangri-La Dialogue).

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    India’s GDP in Q4 grows at 7.7%

    New Delhi: India’s GDP for the fourth quarter of 2017-18 grew at 7.7 percent, official data showed here on Thursday. The statement said the provisional estimates of national income, for the financial year 2017-18 is estimated at 6.7 percent. The GDP growth during the third quarter of the fiscal was at 7 percent.

  • Kairana bypoll result 2018: BJP loses crucial Lok Sabha seat to RLD

    Shamli: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for Kairana Lok Sabha seat, Mriganka Singh on Thursday congratulated Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Tabassum Hasan and the opposition alliance, stating that they have emerged strong and BJP has to prepare for future.

  • Startup MoU signed ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Singapore

    Singapore: Singapore startups can now gain faster entry to India’s vibrant startup ecosystem to form partnerships and co-innovate with Indian startups after a state-owned enterprise here has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with one of the largest global entrepreneurship organisations of Indian-origin.