Free Press Journal
  • Beijing to provide 110 fighter jets to Islamabad

    Islamabad : Pakistan will acquire 110 latest JF-17 Thunder fighter jets from China as the two countries forge closer economic and defense cooperation following President Xi Jinping’s visit here earlier this week, a media report said. Radio Pakistan reported that China will deliver the first batch of 50 jets over a period of three years.

  • TN CM calls on PM, asks him to intervene on the river water row

    New Delhi : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and urged him to advise Karnataka not to proceed with its plan to construct a reservoir at Mekedatu across river Cauvery.

  • B’desh team to receive money, flats, cars

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced that flats and cars along with prize money will be given to the national cricket team for its brilliant performance in the World Cup and home series against Pakistan. Bangladesh’s clinical 3-0 ODI series sweep and maiden T20 International win against Pakistan followed their most successful campaign in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand where they reached the quarter-finals, reports bdnews24.com. The prime

  • Salgaocar defeat Lajong 3-1

    Shillong: Salgaocar FC today ended the five- match unbeaten streak of Shillong Lajong FC and earned their first away win during the round 19 Hero I-League encounter at the J N Stadium here, beating the host 3-1. An Augustin Fernandes goal as early as the eighth minute had the host in disarray before Bikash Jairu and Douhou Pierre sealed the day for the visitors. As for Shillong Lajong, Uilliams Bomfins scored their

  • Afridi criticises umpires after T20I defeat

    Mirpur: Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has criticised umpiring decisions following their seven-wicket loss to Bangladesh in the one-off T20 game. Bangladesh registered their maiden win over Pakistan in T20Is on Friday. Afridi was given out caught behind by Mushfiqur Rahim. TV replays, however, suggested no edge but the ball seemed to get a slight deviation after going past the bat. “I just told him (umpire) that I wasn’t out in my opinion.

  • Molestation: FIR against businessman quashed

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has quashed an FIR lodged against a city businessman, accused of molesting a woman, after she withdrew the allegation.

  • Hassan in trouble again, caught at rave party

    Karachi: Facing the prospect of a ban after failing a dope test, Pakistan’s left-arm spinner Reza Hassan has got into more trouble after being caught by the police at an alcohol-fuelled rave party in Lahore. The 22-year-old was picked up along with a group of people for allegedly taking part in a party involving alcohol and dancers. Consumption of alcohol is banned in Islamic Pakistan and is a punishable offence. The reports

  • Ex-minister Salman Khurshid debuts in music video!

    New Delhi : Former foreign minister of India Salman Khurshid teamed up with German ambassador to India Michael Steiner for a Bollywood-style music video inspired by 2003 romantic drama ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’, starring Shah Rukh Khan.