Free Press Journal
  • Chelsea sink nine-man Arsenal, Newcastle lose again

    London: Kurt Zouma and Eden Hazard gave Chelsea a controversial 2-0 win over nine-man Arsenal as the simmering feud between the bitter rivals boiled over with red cards for Gabriel and Santi Cazorla.

  • Gurkeerat, Aravind earn India call against South Africa

    Bengaluru: Uncapped Punjab all-rounder Gurkeerat Mann was named in India’s One-Day International (ODI) squad for the upcoming home series against South Africa while uncapped Karnataka seamer S. Aravind was picked for the T20 internationals, the BCCI said on Sunday.

  • Delhi Dynamos coach Carlos, Akhilesh discuss sporting scope in UP

    Agra: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos’ coach Roberto Carlos and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav have two things in common — both were born in the year 1973 and their love for football.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni returns to lead India in T20s, ODIs against South Africa

    Bengaluru : Limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has returned to the international fold after a three-month break as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 home series and first three ODIs against South Africa here on Sunday.

  • Jackie Collins

    Renowned novelist Jackie Collins is dead

    Houston (US): Renowned novelist Jackie Collins has died of breast cancer at the age of 77, her family said in a statement.

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Third round 67 brings Anirban Lahiri closer to PGA Tour card

    Davidson (North Carolina): Anirban Lahiri, riding a fine birdie blitz on the front nine, moved into the good position at the Small Business Connection Championship, to further cement his PGA Tour card for 2016.

  • Militant killed, Cairo

    74 militants killed in army raids in Egypt

    Cairo: Egyptian army killed 74 militants in restive North Sinai region of the country on the 13th day of a major operation against them.

  • Syria Kobane Attack

    Four killed in Mali attack blamed on jihadists

    Bamako: A gun attack blamed on jihadists in central Mali near the border with Burkina Faso left two policemen and two civilians dead, security officials said.

  • Stephen Harper

    Canada to accelerate Syrian refugee applications

    Toronto: Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government has said that it will issue thousands more visas to Syrian refugees before the end of this year by accelerating the processing of their applications, as it tries to counter election-year criticism over its handling of the refugee crisis.

  • Yuki Bhambri

    India remain in Asia/Oceania zone after 1-3 loss to Czechs

    New Delhi: A profligate Yuki Bhambri missed chances galore in a tame defeat against world number 40 Jiri Vesley as India lost the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie against top seeds Czech Republic 1-3 here today.

  • Syrian Refugees

    10,000 migrants pour into Austria as crisis deepens

    Vienna: Austria was bracing for an influx of 10,000 migrants as Europe’s increasingly divided countries stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to their neighbours.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama pays tribute to female civil rights leaders

    Washington: President Barack Obama has paid tribute to black women for their role in helping shape American democracy, calling them “the thinkers and the doers” who made things happen at the height of the civil rights movement half a century ago.

  • Not afraid by Congress’ notice, will continue to raise voice for Amethi: Smriti Irani

    Amethi : Union Human Resource and Development Minister (HRD) Smriti Irani on Sunday hit back at the Congress Party over the legal notice issued to her, saying she is not afraid and is ready to face 100 such notices for raising the voice of the people. “The Congress had issued a notice against me saying if I speak against the party and Gandhi family then they will take action against me,” said Irani

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Modi government does not encourages meat ban, ghar wapsi: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi: Distancing the Narendra Modi government from controversies such as the meat ban in parts of India and “ghar wapsi” call to Bollywood music director A.R. Rahman, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said it was not “involved” in such matters as it “respects everybody’s freedom”.

  • 26 migrants missing off Greek coast

    Athens: At least 26 migrants or refugees are missing after a boat sank off the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday, the Coast Guard said. Twenty others were rescued and a search and rescue operation was under way for the missing, Xinhua quoted a spokeswoman as saying. A Lithuanian helicopter spotted people in the sea off the southeastern coast of Lesbos early Sunday. So far this year, hundreds of thousands of refugees, mostly

  • 53 militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 53 Taliban militants have been killed in military operations in 15 provinces of Afghanistan, the defence ministry said on Sunday. “The Afghan Army carried out military operations, killing 53 terrorists, injuring 43 and detaining 11 suspected militants over the past 24 hours,” Xinhua news agency quoted the ministry as saying.
    Seven soldiers were also killed during this period, he said.

  • Twitter to ‘market’ Coke through emoji branding

    New York: In a bid to cash in on the growing popularity for emojis, Twitter is testing the effectiveness of the freakish pictograms in helping to advertise brands.

  • Apple iOS 9

    Apple iOS 9 comes with selfie folder

    London: There is some great new for the selfie lovers. Now, with iOS 9 they would not have to bother themselves with sifting the self-portraits out of all other pictures as the new operating system comes with a dedicated folder for selfies.