Free Press Journal
  • England take 215-run lead against India

    Manchester: England consolidated their position by taking a massive 215-run lead as they ended their first innings at 367 on day three of the fourth Test against India, here today.

  • Government not taking back Saif’s Padma Shri: Kareena

    Mumbai: While there were reports that the government is planning to take back Saif Ali Khan’s Padma Shri award, the Bollywood actor’s wife Kareena Kapoor has put the rumours to rest by saying that the authorities have sent a letter mentioning they are not taking back the award.

  • 16-year-old killed in Delhi

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death by two unidentified people here, police said Saturday.

  • Should not let redtape limit Indo-US defence cooperation: Hagel

    New Delhi: Having offered to jointly develop and produce the next generation ‘Javelin’ anti-tank guided missile to India, the US today said the two countries should not allow bureaucratic redtape to bound their defence cooperation.

  • Amit Shah ‘man of the match’, says Modi

    New Delhi: Lauding Amit Shah’s efforts for victory of the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called him the “man of the match”.

  • Narendra Modi

    US praises Modi’s invite to SAARC leaders for swearing-in

    New Delhi: The US today praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to invite SAARC leaders for his swearing-in ceremony saying this has given signals about his government’s commitment to better relations with Pakistan and other neighbouring countries.

  • Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara (R)

    Pakistan slip after Sangakkara’s double ton

    Galle: Veteran Kumar Sangakkara hit a 200-plus score for the 10th time to light up the fourth day’s play in the first Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle today.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    India keen to take ties with ASEAN to new heights

    Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar): Giving a fresh impetus to its ties with ASEAN, India today said it would soon draft a five-year action plan starting 2016 for enhancing connectivity and cooperation in diverse areas and hoped the long-delayed free trade pact on services and investment will be signed later this month.

  • ACB has powers to lodge FIR in gas pricing case; Delhi HC told

    New Delhi: The Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) of city government has told the Delhi High Court that it was well within its right to lodge an FIR against Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and others, including the then Oil Minister, for alleged irregularities in raising gas prices.

  • Goa theatre artist stages drama amid Sene threats

    Panaji: One of the leading theatre artists of Goa presented his play today amid tight police security, after initially cancelling it following threats of disruption by Sri Ram Sene (SRS).

  • England's Jos Buttler steps away from he crease as India's Pankaj Singh (R)

    England mount lead despite twin Pankaj strikes

    Manchester: Overnight batsmen Joe Root and Jos Buttler helped England build a sizeable lead when the hosts took lunch at 325 for eight on the third day of the fourth Test here today as Indian medium-pacer Pankaj Singh struck late into the morning session with two wickets.

  • Sania, Cara reach semifinals of Rogers Cup

    Montreal (Canada): Sania Mirza and Cara Black spanked Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in just 52 minutes to seal a semifinal berth at the WTA Rogers Cup, here.

  • Mary Kom

    IOA Ad-hoc body justifies last-minute postponement of trials

    New Delhi: Star pugilist MC Mary Kom might be angry at the last-minute postponement of the trials to pick boxers for Asian Games but the Ad-hoc Committee, which is running the sport, today justified the move, saying that the Commonwealth Games medal winners needed a break after a tough competition.

  • Surface-to-air missile used to down MH17: Hishammuddin

    Kuala Lumpur: Military intelligence and debris from the crashed MH17 flight indicate that it was a surface-to-air missile that was used to shoot down the plane, Malaysia’s Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said today.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    Maha govt gears up to detect Ebola-infected air passengers

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has deployed ambulances available with the state emergency medical service at the city’s international airport to shift suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) passengers.

  • Uganda appeals overturn of anti-gay law

    Kampala: Uganda’s attorney general has filed an appeal against the constitutional court’s decision to overturn tough new anti-gay laws, his deputy said today.