Free Press Journal
  • Mehbooba Mufti to be first lady CM of J&K

    New Delhi : After months of uncertainty, 56 year old Mehbooba Mufti is all set to become the first lady chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir. She was elected the leader of the PDP Legislature Party and nominated as the party’s CM candidate at a meeting of the senior leaders, which included MPs, MLAs and MLCs, at her residence in Srinagar.

  • Managing chaos was the key factor: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Bengaluru : Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the team’s ability to stay calm under intense pressure and manage the “chaotic situation” with a cool head paved the way for their nerve-wracking one-win over Bangladesh in the ICC World Twenty20 here.

  • Shane Watson to hang boots after World Cup

    Watson was seen delivering an emotional speech to his teammates at the start of the practice session. On the very same day, 14 years ago he had debut against South Africa at Centurion.

  • How Dhoni scripted the nail-biting win

    Bengaluru : India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has his detractors but he can surely keep his nerve in crunch situations. He did just that in Wednesday’s World Twenty20 cliff-hanger against Bangladesh.

  • Congress pits Bhagat Singh versus Savarkar

    New Delhi : Given that nationalism is the flavor of the season, the Congress has tried to take the wind out of the BJP sails by putting out a tweet saying that right wing ideologue V.D. Savarkar was a ‘traitor,’ even as it has hailed the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh.

  • West Indies challenge awaits Proteas

    Nagpur : Chris Gayle will return to the top of the batting order as West Indies look to continue their winning run and secure a semifinal berth when they take on South Africa in the ICC World Twenty20 today.

  • No groupism in team: Shoaib Malik

    Mohali : The speculation of groupism in Pakistan team does hamper its progress but senior all-rounder Shoaib Malik on Thursday insisted that the side has what it takes to beat the odds given that it had won the 2009 World Twenty20 despite half a dozen players not being on talking terms.

  • OZ take on Pakistan

    Mohali : Their path to the semifinals looking relatively easier in comparison, Australia will fancy their chances when they lock horns with a struggling Pakistan side whose hopes hangs by a thread in the ICC World Twenty20 today.

  • Novak Djoko makes peace with Serena Williams, King

    Miami : Novak Djokovic made peace with Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Serena Williams and others, supporting equal prize money for men and women tennis players after days of controversy.

  • Jorges Sampaoli heaps praise on Lionel Messi

    Madrid : Argentine coach Jorge Sampaoli, winner of the 2015 Copa America with Chile, and who doesn’t currently helm any team, said his countryman and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messie is uncontrollable on the pitch, even if he is not in his best form.

  • Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand loses to Caruana

    Moscow : Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a defeat at the hands of Fabiano Caruana of United States in the 10th round of Candidates Chess tournament now underway here.

  • India lose 0-4 to Iran in FIFA qualifiers

    Tehran : Indian football team’s dismal run continued as they suffered a humiliating 0-4 loss to Iran in a Group D match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Azadi Stadium here on Thursday.

  • NSIPL sideline Piramal Polo to advance into final

    Mumbai : Putting together a strong, combined effort NSIPL did well to put it across Piramal Polo by a 6-4 margin in an absorbing semi-final clash in the Southern Command Polo Cup (10 Goals) event organized by the Amateur Riders’ Club (ARC) as part of the 69th Annual Horse Show & Polo Tournaments – 2016, at the ARC polo grounds, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai.

  • Google: India to play key role in cloud services strategy

    San Francisco :  With a vibrant startup ecosystem and lesser legacy systems, India will play a key role in Google’s strategy as it looks to take on Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft’s Azure in the global enterprise cloud services space.

  • Three Indian pairs enter quarter-finals

    Auckland : India had a mixed day at the New Zealand Open badminton tournament with the women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa and men’s doubles duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy reaching the quarterfinals of the USD 120,000 Grand Prix Gold event here Thursday.

  • Despite Swiss open win, Prannoy’s ranking dips

    New Delhi : Despite clinching the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title last week, Indian shuttler H S Prannoy slipped three places to World No. 27 in the latest BWF rankings released on Thursday.

  • Private cos’ sales continue to decline in Q3: RBI data

    Mumbai :  Sales of listed non-financial private companies continued to decline in the third quarter of this fiscal for the aggregate level and manufacturing mainly due to fall in petroleum products and iron and steel industry, according to RBI data.