Free Press Journal
  • It’s not right time to pass judgment on my captaincy’

    Pune : Virat Kohli on Wednesday said it was too early to pass a judgment on his captaincy but insisted he has become a better batsman after assuming the leadership role since captaincy does not leave any room for complacency.

  • Taylor’s ton sets New Zealand win

    Christchurch : A record-breaking century from Ross Taylor steered New Zealand to a gripping six-run win over South Africa in the second one-day international in Christchurch on Wednesday.

  • Man City sink Monaco in a thriller

    Manchester : Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and dizzyingly end-to-end Champions League last 16 first-leg encounter at a rocking Etihad Stadium.

  • Messi promotes Hepatitis C treatment in Egypt

    Cairo : Argentinian football star Lionel Messi was in Egypt as the face of an initiative to promote the North African country as a medical tourism destination for hepatitis C patients.

  • Sunny always wanted to bat like Sehwag

    Pune : Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday said the current Indian team under Virat Kohli was “fulfilling my dreams”. What Kohli and his boys have done is amazing. Such a run of Test wins is amazing. They are fulfilling my dreams,” said the Little Master. At a program to mark 40th anniversary of his book `Sunny Days’, Gavaskar was speaking to former India batsman VVS Laxman at the Sports Literary Festival Xolo

  • Can you block obscene videos, SC asks Google

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought to know from internet service provider Google whether it could “prevent” uploading of obscene contents like videos of sexual violence on websites.

  • HC asks DMK for proof to justify claim on trust vote

    Chennai : The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the DMK to produce video clippings or any other recordings to substantiate its claim that the trust vote on February 18 was in contravention of the Assembly rules.

  • Liezietsu sworn in as Nagaland CM

    Liezietsu, who succeeded T R Zeliang, was administered oath of office and secrecy by Governor P B Acharya at a function in Raj Bhavan here.        Eleven other ministers also took oath with 81-year-old Liezietsu. (more…)

  • Over 10 pc of drugs in govt supply chain substandard: Survey

    New Delhi : Over 10 per cent of drugs in the government supply chain were found to be ‘Not of Standard Quality’ (NSQ), three times higher than substandard drugs found in retail outlets, a Health Ministry survey has found.

  • Sonia reaches out to voters through letter

    New Delhi : Away from the campaign trail this poll season, Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday made an emotional appeal to the voters in Uttar Pradesh asking them to defeat the “forces” that deprived them of the benefits of welfare schemes and “snatched away” everything from them.

  • Economic blockade won’t impact Manipur polls: CEC

    An indefinite economic blockade imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC) since November 1, 2016 is on in Manipur, against the state government’s decision to create seven new districts in the landlocked state by bifurcating the existing ones. (more…)