Free Press Journal
  • Phillip Hughes

    CA announces independent review into Phillip Hughes death

    Melbourne : Cricket Australia on Thursday announced an independent review into the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.  Hughes died on November 27, 2014, two days after being struck in the neck by a ball while representing South Australia in a domestic match against New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

  • Josep Maria Bartomeu and Sandro Rosell

    Barcelona FC and its president to stand trial in Neymar case

    Madrid : Spanish National Court judge Jose de la Mata has decided to prosecute football club FC Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu, his predecessor Sandro Rosell, and the club itself, as a legal entity, for three counts of tax fraud allegedly committed in signing Brazilian striker Neymar da Silva.

  • Cadet girls enter semifinals at Thailand Open

    Bangkok : It was a productive day for India at the SET Thailand Open junior table tennis tournament as its
    cadet girls entered the semifinals. The junior girls too reached the last four where they went down to a superior Chinese Taipei 0-3.

  • Rahul Dravid

    We have not played bad cricket barring one game: Rahul Dravid

    Mumbai : Rajasthan Royals Mentor Rahul Dravid insisted today that his team has not played poor cricket in the ongoing Indian Premier League barring one game against Royal Challengers Bangalore when they were restricted
    to a paltry score of 130.

  • Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping

    Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping hold summit talks, visit Wild Goose Pagoda

    Xi’an: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held summit-level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Thursday after which the two leaders went to visit the Wild Goose Pagoda there.  Modi, who arrived here in the morning, held delegation level talks with Xi.  Xi welcomed Modi at the Shaanxi Guest House and the two leaders shook hands for photographs. Modi said he was humbled by the welcome he has received at Xi’an.  Modi,

  • Rahul Dravid

    Rahul Dravid bats for Indo-Pak series from cricketing angle

    Mumbai : Giving his support for the proposed revival of Indo-Pak cricket series, former skipper Rahul Dravid today said he welcomed it from a purely cricketing perspective, although there were many other matters to be considered.

  • Parkash Singh Badal

    Parkash Singh Badal hits out at Amarinder Singh

    Sangrur: Slamming his predecessor Capt Amarinder Singh for allegedly issuing baseless statements on “sensitive issues” concerning the farmers of state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today asked him to refrain from “politicizing” each and every issue for his

  • Omar Abdullah

    Hope PM resolves issue of stapled visa with China: Omar Abdullah

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be able to resolve the issue of stapled visa with Chinese authorities during his ongoing visit to the neighbouring nation. “I hope @PMOIndia is able to resolve the ‘stapled visa’ issue so that I can also visit the Terracotta Army and Great Wall of China,” Omar wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter. Omar was referring the stapled visa issued

  • Cricket

    ICC Cricket Committee to meet in Mumbai

    Mumbai : The International Cricket Council (ICC) will discuss course of its action on critical issues like the balance between bat and ball and illegal bowling actions at its annual cricket committee meeting on May 15-16.

  • Kelly Brook

    For model-actress Kelly Brook, love comes first

    Los Angeles : Model-actress Kelly Brook is reportedly ready to give up her Hollywood ambitions for her new boyfriend Jeremy Parisi as he doesn’t want to live in the US.

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad

    Sunrisers Hyderabad seek upward curve against Royal Challengers Bangalore

    Hyderabad :  Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will look to maintain their upward curve and virtually book a place in the play-offs when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Friday. Hyderabad have found form at the right time, winning three consecutive matches to be in fray for a play-off spot. They have won seven of the 12 matches played to claim the third spot in

  • Ranveer Singh

    Actor Ranveer Singh's shark ad soon to carry disclaimer

    New Delhi : Reacting to the issue raised by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) over a Rupa Frontline advertisement featuring actor Ranveer Singh thrashing a shark, the brand”s spokesperson said that the visuals were not intended to offend anyone, and added that a disclaimer would soon be attached to the commercial.

  • Taliban Attack

    4 Indians among 14 dead in Taliban attack on Kabul guesthouse

    Kabul: Four Indians and an American were among 14 people killed in a Taliban attack on a guesthouse here, with a top Afghan official saying the Indian Ambassador could have been the target of the militants who stormed the complex popular among expats.

  • Kumar Rajagopalan

    We Help Retailers Connect Converse & Collaborate

    Retailers Association of India (RAI) is the unified voice of Indian retailers. With some major developments in the retail industry, we sit down with Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO of the Retailers Association of India and discuss his take on the growing industry and the role RAI is actively playing.

  • facebook,

    Facebook sets minimum wages for contract workers

    New York: In a significant measure that would benefit a large workforce, especially women, the social networking site Facebook is extending minimum wages and other benefits to its contract workers.

  • Coal Scam

    Government plans to auction 11 coal mines soon

    New Delhi: The government plans to soon auction about 11 coal mines which could not be sold in the first two phases of the recent coal block auctions. “The Coal Ministry has proposed to auction many of those mines which could not be auctioned in the first two phases of the recent mines auction,” an official said.

  • Arunachal MP urges PM Narendra Modi to raise ‘border and visa’ issues with China

    Itanagar: Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the issues of “border dispute and staple visa” during his visit to China. “It would be unfortunate if the Indo-China border issue was kept out of the Prime Minister’s agenda of discussion,” said Ering, the Congress MP from Arunachal East constituency.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Congo counterpart

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday met her Congo counterpart Raymond Tshibanda N’tungamulongo and held delegation-level talks. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup took to Twitter to share this information. “Bonds of Friendship. EAM @SushmaSwaraj meets Democratic Republic of Congo FM H.E. Mr Raymond Tshibanda N’tungamulongo,” he tweeted. “EAM @SushmaSwaraj in delegation-level talks with her DRC counter-part H.E. Mr. Raymond Tshibanda N’tungamulongo,” he added.