Free Press Journal
  • cricket

    ICC okays rule change in LBW calls, defers Test shake up

    Edinburgh: The ICC has approved change in rules in the LBW decisions of the umpires concerning the controversial Decision Review System, which is expected to benefit the bowlers, while deferring plans for a radical shake-up of international cricket, including on the proposed creation of two divisions in Test and a new one-day league.

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    84 people die in car bomb attacks in Baghdad

    Baghdad: Two suicide car bomb attacks at two crowded commercial areas in the Iraqi capital early on Sunday killed 84 people and wounded more than 130 others, officials said.

  • Boman Irani becomes grandfather

    Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani has become a proud grandfather as his son Danesh and daughter-in-law Reah have welcomed their first child. The thrilled grandfather took to Twitter to announce the arrival of the newborn.

  • So, what keeps Aamir Khan up at night?

    New Delhi: It has been eleven years to their blissful marriage, but Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao are still touted as the “loved-up couple.”

  • Actors should use celeb status to help society: Richa Chadha

    New Delhi: Richa Chadha has launched a new campaign to raise money to provide shelter for women who have been victims of human trafficking and the actress says though it is not compulsory, film stars should support social issues.

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    FBI interviews Hillary on use of private e-mail server

    New York: The F.B.I. interviewed Democratic Party’s presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as part of its investigation into whether she or her aides broke the law by corresponding through a private e-mail server set up for her use as Secretary of State in the Obama administration.

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    31 killed in flash floods in Pakistan

    Peshawar: At least 31 people, including eight security officials, were today killed after torrential rain hit the south west of Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, triggering flash floods in the area, officials said.

  • Petrol

    Govt may not cut excise duty on petrol, diesel for now

    New Delhi: Government may not cut excise duty on petrol and diesel in the near-term if it accepts the suggestions made in the approach paper submitted by Chief Economic Adviser for maintaining status quo when oil prices can climb by another USD 15 a barrel.

  • baghdad attacks

    IS-claimed Baghdad blast kills at least 75: officials

    Baghdad: An Islamic State group suicide bomber killed at least 75 people in a busy Baghdad shopping district in the early hours today, officials said, in the deadliest single attack in the capital this year.

  • Nicolas Sarkozy to contest for French presidency in 2017

    London: Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is to run for the presidency in 2017, as he announced that he is stepping down as head of his conservative party to pave way for the return bid.

  • Modi poster boy for broken promises: Congress

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the “poster boy for broken promises”, Congress alleged today as it tore into the performance of his government, which it dubbed as a “regime of lies”.

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    3 Indians eye Rio berths in Olympic qualifiers for pro boxers

    New Delhi: Aiming to become the first set of Indian professional boxers to compete in Olympics, WBC Asian title-holder Neeraj Goyat, Gaurav Bidhuri and Dilbag Singh will begin their campaign in the International Boxing Association’s final qualifying tournament for the Rio Games in Vargas, Venezuela.

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    Infosys Techie: Chennai cops catch up with killer

    Chennai : An engineering graduate, P Ramkumar (22), who is suspected to have daringly hacked Infosys software engineer S Swathi in a daylight attack at the busy Nungambakkam Railway Station in the heart of Chennai on June 24, is battling in hospital after he allegedly slit his throat with a blade as policemen surrounded his house late on Friday night.

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    With Modi busy in African tour, cabinet reshuffle on July 5

    New Delhi : The much-awaited Cabinet reshuffle is now tentatively fixed for July 5 after finding July 4 as an inauspicious day because of “Amavasya” and July 6 being Eid.  Even on July 7, Prime Minister Modi will have no time due to his scheduled tour of four African nations from that day.

  • Serious Move To End Rent-A-Womb Business!

    New Delhi : The government is ready with the much-awaited Indian surrogacy law that will put a blanket ban on the commercial surrogacy involving women renting their womb to childless married couples.

  • Congress bringing in Priyanka shows Rahul has failed: BJP

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at the Congress Patry over reports that Priyanka Gandhi might take part in the election campaign for next year’s Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said it shows that vice-president Rahul Gandhi had failed.