Free Press Journal
  • Mass rally kicks off in Seoul calling for Park’s ouster

    Seoul :Tens, and possibly hundreds, of thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul demanding the ouster of President Park Geun-hye in what one of the biggest protests in the country since its democratisation about 30 years ago, reports AP. Police anticipated about 170,000 people to turn out near City Hall and an old palace gate while the protest organisers estimated as much as a million are taking part.   It’s the latest

  • Chinese man loses weight by starving ‘hunger hormones’

    Beijing : A 46-year-old obese man in southwest China’s Sichuan province has lost more than 10 kgs weight in two months after a new procedure that starves the “hunger hormone” by blocking a stomach artery, reports PTI.

  • SA take 86-run lead over Aussies

    Hobart : Australia coach Darren Lehmann said his team would have to improve their fragile batting against the swinging ball after reaching another crisis against South Africa in the second Test in Hobart today. South Africa reached 171/5 at stumps on the opening day of the second cricket Test, to take an 86-run lead in the first innings after Australia were skittled out for a paltry 85 at the Bellerive Oval here

  • Rohit thanks fans for good wishes after surgery

    New Delhi: Star batsman Rohit Sharma, who went under the knife in London for a problem in the right thigh, thanked his fans for their wishes and said he cannot wait to get back to the cricket field.

  • England beat Scotland, France edge past Sweden

    Madrid : England defeated Scotland 3-0 in the fourth round of the European qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup even as France had to come from behind to secure a 2-1 win over Sweden.

  • Randhawa, Chawrasia tied 3rd after three rounds in Manila

    Manila: For a better part of the third round, Jyoti Randhawa seemed out of form, before recovering with two birdies in last four holes for a round of 74 in the Resorts World Manila Masters here on Saturday.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins Goal 50 award

    Madrid : Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo was named the worlds best footballer in Goal.coms annual survey of the best players on the planet, it was announced here on Saturday.

  • Batra becomes first non-European President of FIH

    Dubai : India’s Narinder Batra on Saturday became the first non-European President of the International Hockey Federation after he was elected to the top post by an overwhelming margin during the penultimate day of the 45th FIH Congress, here.

  • Vandana to lead Indian hockey eves in Oz tour

    New Delhi : Forward Vandana Katariya will captain Indian senior women’s hockey team in the Test Series against Australia to be played at Melbourne from November 23 to November 30. Defender Sunita Lakra will be the vice-captain of the 18-member squad.

  • Sreejesh, Harmanpreet only Indian nominees in Hockey Star Awards

    New Delhi : National team captain P.R. Sreejesh and Harmanpreet Singh were the only two Indians in the 30-strong list of nominees for the 2016 Hockey Stars Awards, the annual prizes recognising the best players, goalkeepers, rising stars, coaches and umpires in the game over a given calendar year.

  • Journeying through Indian vineyards

    This winter, let loose in mellowed indulgence — the magic of swirl, sniff and sip — grape stomping, wine tasting and food pairing sessions at lush vineyards and state-of-the-art wineries are fostering wine tourism sector in India, says Tapapriya Lahiri.

  • The lesser known literary festivals of India

    Farhana Madar goes on a literary fests trail and brings to us fests that aren’t so famous in comparison to their more commercial counterparts.

  • Chambers in the human mind

    Ravi Valluri speaks about ways in which one can harness one’s mind through the practice of yoga, pranayama, contemplation, meditation.