Free Press Journal
  • Ian Chappell rips into lacklustre Windies for rubbish performance

    Melbourne : Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has launched a blistering tirade against the current West Indies squad for displaying ‘a load of rubbish’ on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Hobart.

  • Brian Lara urges Windies to give up on current generation

    Johannesburg : Former West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has called on his country’s cricket board to discard the current generation and bring in fresh set of players who can play the sport with passion.

  • Rafael Nadal

    I think I’ll be there in IPTL next year too: Rafael Nadal

    New Delhi: Refusing to call the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) an exhibition event, Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal says he would be back to compete in it next year too but conceded that tournaments like these don’t have a place in the ATP World Tour calendar.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo admits personal problems behind topsy turvy form

    Melbourne : Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that his ‘personal problems’ have been affecting his form this season but insisted that he will not be leaving the La Liga giants this summer.

  • Saina Nehwal

    BWF Superseries: Saina Nehwal stuns World No. 1 Carolina Marin

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stunned reigning World Champion Carolina Marin in a thriller three set encounter to stay alive at the BWF Badminton Super Series Finals in Dubai.

  • Will continue raising our voice against ‘political vendetta’: Congress

    New Delhi : Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Friday said that his party will continue to raise their voice in the Parliament against political vendetta over the National Herald case saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had extended them the same courtesy during the UPA regime.

  • Gold down

    Gold down on stronger US dollar

    Chicago : Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Thursday as the US dollar strengthened ahead of the meeting of the US Federal Reserve next week.

  • Chinese Stock

    Chinese shares open lower

    Beijing: Chinese stocks opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.4 percent to open at 3,441.6 points.

  • Final text of Paris Climate deal likely today

    London : French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius hinted at a consensus in the climate deal saying that the governments who have been trying to reach a climate change agreement in Paris have drawn “extremely close to the finish line”

  • Teenager on Australia terror plot charge denied bail

    Sydney: A 15-year-old charged over a terror plot used coded text messages to try and avoid detection, an Australian court heard as he was denied bail today over fears he could commit serious crimes.

  • Shinzo Abe

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to arrive in India today

    New Delhi : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will arrive in New Delhi on Friday on a three day visit to India to attend the annual summit and will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow.

  • Rupee down

    Rupee down 9 paise vs dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee depreciated by 9 paise to 66.80 against the US dollar in early trade today due to appreciation in the American currency overseas with the Fed meeting coming within a week and US monetary policy expected to be tightened.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex sheds 30 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 30.12 points, or 0.12 percent down during the morning session on Friday.