Free Press Journal
  • Captains should emulate what Dhoni did in 2011: Fleming

    Christchurch: Setting India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni as an example worth emulating, former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming Sunday said team captains should emulate what Dhoni did in the 2011 World Cup final by leading his pack with good skills and performances.

  • Delhi beat Mumbai for first win in 2015 HIL

    New Delhi: Defending champions Delhi Waveriders finally opened their account by notching their first win of the 2015 Hockey India League when they defeated Dabang Mumbai at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Sunday.

  • US envoy to India stresses on improving trade ties

    Kolkata: Describing US President Barack Obama’s visit as “transformative”, that brought US-India relations to a new level, the American envoy to India Sunday said improving the economic ties was a key area.

  • Kiran Bedi

    Disturbed by Modi supporters, Bedi stops speech midway

    New Delhi: BJP leaders at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally here Sunday were caught by surprise when the party’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi threatened to stop her speech midway as she was getting disturbed by the crowd chanting Modi’s name.

  • Shinzo Abe

    I will never forgive IS, says Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Sunday vowed to “never forgive” the Islamic State (IS) terror group after a video purporting to show the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto was uploaded online.

  • Sachin Tendulkar

    Tendulkar leads Richards’ top ODI batsmen list

    St. John’s (Antigua): West Indies cricket legend Vivian Richards Sunday said Sachin Tendulkar would lead his list of top-10 One-Day International (ODI) batsmen of all time.

  • Outspoken Saudi prince launches pan-Arab news channel

    Manama: Outspoken billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal today launched a pan-Arab satellite news channel aimed at challenging established networks in the region.

  • Narendra Modi

    Elect a government accountable to me: Modi to Delhiites

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday called for a BJP government in Delhi, saying the national capital needs an administration which works in harmony with the Centre and is also accountable to him.

  • IS claims beheading of second Japanese captive

    Tokyo: The Islamic State group claimed in a video that it has beheaded a second Japanese hostage, drawing international condemnation and outrage from a visibly upset Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who denounced it as a “heinous and despicable” act.

  • Ukraine death toll mounts after truce hopes dashed

    Kiev: At least 19 soldiers and civilians were killed in clashes across east Ukraine as fierce fighting raged today between government forces and pro-Russian rebels following the collapse of ceasefire talks.

  • Distraction during surgery reduces anxiety, pain

    London: Simple distraction techniques such as talking to a nurse, watching a DVD or using stress balls can help patients relax during a surgery and reduce their pain, a new study has found.

  • India hopeful for stronger ties with Saudi Arabia

    Jeddah: India looks forward to forge closer strategic ties and cooperation in all sectors with oil-rich Saudi Arabia under the new leadership of King Salman, who assumed the throne last month.

  • 4G networks rise 36% in 2014; telcos tap 1800Mhz band

    New Delhi: The number of operators offering 4G mobile services rose by 36 per cent to 360 globally in 2014 and nearly half of these used spectrum in 1800 Mhz band to provide the super-fast services, says a report.

  • fadnavis

    Fadnavis urges industrialists to invest in Vidarbha

    Nagpur: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today urged industrialists to invest in Vidarbha region of the state and assured them of his government’s commitment to remove all blockades.

  • India’s forex reserves down USD 97.9 mn to USD 322 bn

    Mumbai: India’s foreign exchange reserves declined marginally by USD 97.9 million to USD 322.037 billion in the week to January 23, RBI said today. In the previous reporting week, the reserves had jumped by a whopping USD 2.66 billion to USD 322.135 billion, a new record high.

  • DNA clock can predict lifespan

    London: Scientists have identified a biological clock that provides vital clues about how long a person is likely to live.

  • Sunil Narine

    Windies’ Miller hoping to fill void left by Narine

    Kingston (Jamaica): Left-arm spinner Nikita Miller hopes to fill the void left by off-spinner Sunil Narine for the West Indies in the upcoming cricket World Cup.