Free Press Journal
  • `Injured` Corey ruled out of New Zealand’s tour to Australia

    Johannesburg: New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson, who is suffering from a back injury, has been ruled out from the upcoming Test series against Australia. Confirming the news, selector Gavin Larsen said that Corey hasn’t recovered yet and it would be better for him to continue with his rehabilitation. According to Sport24, all-rounder Mitchell Santner will replace injured Corey for the upcoming series. Larsen insisted that it would be good opportunity for Santner, adding that his

  • Amit Mishra keen to steal ODI spot

    Kanpur: Making traditional leg-spin look attractive and effective in the opening ODI against South Africa, India’s Amit Mishra is keen to hold on to his ODI spot after an impressive return to the limited-overs field here.

  • David Warner, Mitchell Johnson back in Aussie Test camp training

    Sydney: Injured opener David Warner along with front-line pacemen Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood will join a 19-man Australia squad when it begins preparations for a three-Test home series against New Zealand in Sydney on Tuesday.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic outmuscles Rafael Nadal to win China Open

    Beijing: World number one Novak Djokovic continued his dominant run in 2015 as he swept aside third-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets to clinch his sixth China Open title at Beijing. The Serbian defending champion overcame the Spaniard 6-2, 6-2 in the title clash that lasted for about one and a half hours. Djokovic has now secured his seventh victory out of the last eight meetings against the 14-time Grand Slam winner. Besides, the 28-year-old

  • Germany, Poland head to Euro 2016, play-offs for Ireland

    Paris: World champions Germany secured their place at Euro 2016 despite labouring to a 2-1 win at home to Georgia, while Poland also qualified for next summer’s finals after beating the Republic of Ireland 2-1.

  • Lewis Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton lifts Russian GP trophy

    Sochi (Russia): Formula One Mercedes’ driver Lewis Hamilton claimed the Russian Grand Prix title here, a media report said.

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    Kasuri book launch: Won’t tolerate ‘anti India propaganda’, warns Fadnavis

    New Delhi : In wake of the ink attack on Sudheendra Kulkarni, the organiser of former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book launch, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday assured maximum security for the event and warned that no ‘anti India propaganda’ would be tolerated.

  • Sandeep Dikshit

    Kushwaha sting operation shows BJP’s frustration: Congress

    New Delhi : Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Monday dubbed former Bihar urban development and housing minister Awadhesh Kushwaha’s sting operation hours before the polls as politically motivated and said it reveals the frustration and fear in BJP’s mind. “Very clearly, coming just 24 hours before polling, it is politically motivated. A sting operation like this would have taken place much before, it clearly shows frustration and fear in the BJPs mind, which

  • No more commissions for arms agents: Manohar Parrikar

    Panaji: Arms agents earning sales commissions could soon be passe, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said, adding that agents would have to be paid fixed fees while representing foreign defence manufacturing companies.

  • Pramila Nesargi

    Pramila Nesargi takes on Arvind Kejriwal, says Delhi is ‘the capital of rape’

    Bengaluru: Social activist Pramila Nesargi on Monday called Delhi the capital of rape and lashed out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not taking adequate steps for women safety. “This is unimaginable. I can’t really understand what’s happening to our people in India. Delhi is already doing very bad. After Nirbhaya case, we expected some strictness. And Verma’s Committee thought it will create fear in the people,” she said while commenting on the

  • Sanjay Raut

    Kulkarni ink attack: It’s not ink, but blood of our martyrs: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena on Monday termed the ‘ink attack’ on Sudheendra Kulkarni, the organiser of former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book launch, as a ‘mild’ one and warned that until the ‘message is received’ such attacks will keep on happening.

  • Journalist Jason Rezaian sentenced by Iranian Court, verdict unknown

    Washington DC : An Iranian court has sentenced Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian in an espionage case but the verdict and the sentence announced by the court is unknown. According to CNN, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei, a judiciary spokesman has confirmed the sentence but denied any information on the details of the verdict. The ruling can be appealed by Rezaian’s lawyer within 20 days, Mohseni Ejei added. Rezaian’s family, after the announcement, cried foul and said

  • Hundreds of refugees rescued by MSF in Mediterranean

    New York: The Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) have rescued hundreds of refugees in the Mediterranean travelling to Europe in two different rescue operations. The MSF run boat, the Argos, first rescued 242 people and later 460 others who were travelling in two different wooden boats to Europe. Media Relations Manager for MSF Sandra Murillo told the ABC News that the rescuers were provided with basic necessary amenities including food blankets, clothes and

  • Parkash Singh Badal to hold talks with protesting farmers

    Chandigarh: The crucial talks between protesting farmers and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to break the deadlock over peasants’ demands will be held here today even as rail services remained hit for the sixth consecutive day today, causing inconvenience to passengers.