Free Press Journal
  • Richie Benaud

    Richie Benaud Medal for Australia-Windies player-of-the-series

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will pay tribute to the memory of late Richie Benaud with a medal bearing his name to be presented to the player-of-the-series in the current and all future Test series between the two countries, it was announced on Thursday.

  • Chirs Gayle

    Gayle facing expulsion over new claim of indecent exposure

    Melbourne: The West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle could be expelled from the ongoing Big Bash League if Cricket Australia’s investigations into an alleged act of indecent exposure during last year’s Cricket World Cup prove the incident actually occurred, according to media reports.

  • Hockey India League

    Ranchi to host semifinal, final of HIL 2016

    New Delhi: Defending champions Ranchi Rays will play host to the semifinals and final of the fourth edition of the Coal India Hockey India League on February 20 and 21 respectively at the Birsa Mumnda hockey stadium.

  • Volkswagen expects to buy back 115,000 diesel cars in US

    Frankfurt: Embattled German auto giant Volkswagen expects to have to buy back around 115,000 diesel vehicles in the United States that are affected by the massive pollution-cheating scandal, the daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported today.

  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    Air connectivity must to tap Khajuraho’s potential: Bhujbal

    Khajuraho (MP): Proper air connectivity is a must to promote tourism at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh which is equally glorious as the Ajanta Ellora cave art in Maharashtra, former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here. Referring to poor connectivity of Khajuraho, he said from coming to Mumbai, it takes around 5-6 hours, but if a direct flight is available then one can reach the spot in just two hours which is very

  • NSUI protests against DU over Ram Janmabhoomi event

    New Delhi: The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) members staged a protest outside the Vice Chancellor’s office here on Thursday against the Delhi University’s decision to allow a seminar on Ram Janmabhoomi temple.

  • 10 Facts about Wazir worth knowing

    1. Wazir is an idea that producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra has lived with for many years. Finally he sold it to director Bejoy Nambiar. Apparently Vinod showed Bejoy a cupboard full of scripts to choose from. Bejoy picked this.

  • indigo

    IndiGo surges two percent, launches 24 new domestic flights

    New Delhi: Shares of InterGlobe Aviation rose 2.5 percent intraday Thursday as it has launched 24 new domestic flights. The company has launched 24 new flights on its domestic network, which include first daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.

  • J Dey case: Rajan appears in MCOCA court via video-link

    Mumbai: Deported gangster Chhota Rajan was today produced before a special MCOCA court here via video conference from Tihar Jail in connection with journalist J Dey murder case of 2011. Special Judge A L Pansare, on December 22, had issued a production warrant against the 54-year-old asking him to appear before it on January 7.

  • The women that you need to know – Forbes 30 under 30 list

    Forbes 30 under 30 list is out and it seems like Indian women have a handful of recognition in their respective fields. Blessed with immense talent and great expertise, these women are strong, independent, successful and yet down to earth.

  • Pathankot attack: NIA submits report to MHA

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) team, probing the Pathankot terror attack, on Thursday submitted its report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

  • Concacaf president agrees to be extradited to US

    Geneva: Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) president Alfredo Hawit has agreed to be extradited to the United States where he faces corruption charges.

  • Gunmen kill Nigerian football official

    Abuja: A senior official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was shot dead by gunmen who stormed his home here, NFF said.

  • National Flag to fly at half mast as mark of respect to Sayeed

    New Delhi: The National Flag will fly at half mast today as a mark of respect to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, who died here at AIIMS here this morning after being hospitalised for a fortnight. A Home Ministry spokesman said that the government has also decided to accord state funeral to 79-year-old Sayeed in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Mufti Sayeed passes away, Mehbooba likely to succeed as CM

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who crafted an impossible alliance with BJP helping it share power for the first time in the Muslim majority state, died here today after a brief illness.

  • Mohammad Amir granted visa for New Zealand series

    Karachi : Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir, who was named in the ODI and T20 squad, has been granted visa for the upcoming tour to New Zealand.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama promises unorthodox State of the Union address

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has promised his final State of the Union address next week will focus on issues “beyond the next election” and skip the traditional list of the year’s legislative goals.