Free Press Journal
  • India face Pakistan in Asiad hockey final after 32 years

     Incheon: Intricacies of South Asian style of hockey will be on full view here today when a resurgent India take on bitter foes Pakistan in the high-octane men’s Asian Games gold medal match, with a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics up for grabs for the winners.

  • India, China agree to pull out troops by month-end

    New York :  India and China have resolved the stand-off at the Ladakh border. On Friday, China began withdrawal of troops which would be completed by September 30, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said, describing the resolution of the issue as a “big accomplishment.”

  • Going In Circles

    A Czechoslovak folk story speaks of an Emperor who came across a tiny ball and did not know its significance. He thought that the only way the ball could be utilised was by letting his pet dog play with it while, in fact, it was a magic b all which could be fitted into the right spot on the head of the giant ‘Golem’ to make that source of supernatural power come

  • Indian scientists more religious than British peers

    London : Indian scientists are more religious than their British counterparts but they are more likely, than the general population, to not participate in a religious service or rituals, says a cross-national study of religion and spirituality among scientists, reports IANS.

  • India thrash Lanka 8-0 in Hockey

    Incheon :  Playing their first match of the Asian Games at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium here, the Indian men’s team defeated neighbours Sri Lanka 8-0 in a Pool B contest here on Sunday.

  • The Twain will meet as friends some day

    “I am cooking ‘Arbi’ (Taro) today. So dine at the office,” announced Nandu our cook to me. My joy was boundless! I was a sapling boy of seven years in 1928 and simply adored this dish, when it was cooked in our office. Nandu was a connoisseur cook. He could impart delicious magic to any mundane vegetable.

  • Tony Abbott

    Aus plans to ink uranium export deal with India

    Melbourne/New Delhi :  On the eve of his visit to India, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he planned to sign a nuclear cooperation agreement that would allow Australia to sell uranium to India, which is expecting a “significant outcome” from his visit, PTI reports.

  • Good reasons for calling off talks

    Govt felt no forward momentum was possible given the internal situation in Pak; decision also with eye on J&K polls

  • India look to continue winning run against Pakistan

    Bangalore  : Buoyed by their 1-0 win over a dour Pakistan in the last encounter, India will look to build on the momentum when they take on the arch-rivals in the second and final football friendly match today, before leaving for Incheon to play in the Asian Games.

  • India’s gold demand drops by 39% to 204 ton

     Mumbai : Gold demand in India for the second quarter of 2014 calender year declined by 39 per cent to 204.1 tonne compared to the overall demand in the same quarter last year on expectations of prices going down, according to World Gold Council report.

  • Child marriages: Still a game in Bihar!

    Muzzafarpur : Fifteen-year-old Anita Kumari roams around the lanes of Muzzafarpur’s Neknampur Village flaunting a line of vermilion powder over the parting in her hair.

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  • Picking up the threads with Nepal

    What strikes one strongly when it dawns that Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Nepal was the first by an Indian prime minister in 17 years is how myopic our governments have been over the years and how we have pushed a strategic neighbour like Nepal virtually into the Chinese lap.

  • Beijing to build more highways, rail lines in Tibet

    Beijing: China has unveiled plans to build more highways and airports in Tibet by 2020 to make travel to the ‘roof of the world’ a lot easier with projects underway to construct a rail network to connect places along the borders with India, Nepal and Bhutan.

  • Japan to join India, US navy war games

    New Delhi :  Ignoring Chinese objections, the navies of India, the US and Japan will begin their naval war games in the Pacific Ocean from Thursday.

  • Cataract camp organized

    Dhar : India development Council, Dhar branch organised cataract test and operation camp on every third Sunday of the month. In this month, this camp organised at Vikram Gyan Mandir wherein doctors of Murlidhar Kripa Hospital performed eye check up of 160 patients out which 43 were selected for the operation.

  • A successful visit

     By all accounts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Brazil was a success. His meetings with his Chinese and Russian counterparts on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, furthered ties with these countries, with more high-level contacts scheduled in the coming months. The BRICS summit itself resulted in the decision to establish a new development bank. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa decided to create the