Free Press Journal
  • Kohli’s availability to be assessed next week

    “The Indian captain will undergo rehabilitation after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder. His recovery will be assessed in the second week of April to determine an exact return to play date for IPL 2017,” the BCCI said in a release. (more…)

  • MI to feliciate Tendulkar, Harbhajan

    Mumbai : To celebrate ten years of its association with the hugely successful Indian Premier League, two-time champions Mumbai Indians are organising a special function here on April 10.

  • Pollard, Simmons to reach in time for opening game

    Mumbai : Mumbai Indians’ hopes of starting IPL’s season 10 well got a boost with information received that West Indies T20 specialists, Kieron Pollard and Lendl Simmons, would reach in time for their lung-opener against Rising Pune Giant on April 6.

  • Aaron and Sammy will bring fresh ideas and skills: Sehwag

    Indore : Kings XI Punjab’s head of cricket operations Virender Sehwag is confident that international players like Varun Aaron, Darren Sammy will bring fresh ideas and skills going into the 10th edition of IPL.

  • ‘Don’t want too much pressure on me’

    Chennai : Young Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper-batsman N Jagadeesan hopes to be third-time lucky appearing for Royal Challengers Bangalore’s trials as a replacement of KL Rahul.

  • Pujara should go and play county cricket, says Azhar

    Mumbai : A stint in English county cricket when he is not part of any IPL franchise would do India’s top batsman Cheteshwar Pujara a world of good to counter the moving and bouncing balls in future when he tours overseas, feels former captain Mohammed Azharuddin.

  • Kulasekara leads SL to series draw

    Colombo : Nuwan Kulasekara claimed four wickets as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 71 runs in the third one-day international, securing a 1-1 draw in the three-match series here on Saturday.

  • Misbah laments absence of Indo-Pak ties

    Misbah, 42, who has never led Pakistan in a Test series against India despite being captain since late 2010, didn’t believe that the Indian team didn’t want to play against Pakistan. (more…)

  • N Korea says US raising war mood

    Seoul : North Korea claimed on Saturday that the US is putting the peninsula in danger of another war by continuing “madcap” military drills in the region. The Korean Central News Agency reported that B-1B Lancer strategic bombers made a series of flights over Korea in March.

  • Trump’s next battlefield: Net neutrality

    Washington : US President Donald Trump is set for another battle when it comes to his administration’s approach to policy making and this time, it is the highly contested issue of net neutrality.

  • Indian woman told to strip at Frankfurt airport

    An Indian woman was allegedly forced to remove her clothes as part of ‘random security checks’ while she was on her way to Iceland via Germany with her family. The 30-year old, an Indian passport holder Icelandic residence permit, was travelling with her Icelandic husband and a four year old daughter when the incident happened.–PTI

  • Don walks out before signing executive orders

    Washington : US President Donald Trump walked out of an executive order signing ceremony at the White House, without actually signing the orders, forcing his deputy Mike Pence to chase him.

  • Centre releases ` 2014.45 crore as drought assistance for TN

    The Centre on released an amount of Rs 2014.45 crore as Central Assistance for Tamil Nadu on Friday. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had chaired a High Level Committee meeting for the above assistance to Tamil Nadu, on March 23rd. The assistance to Tamil Nadu includes Rs 1748.28 crore for drought, Rs 264.11 crore for cyclonic storm ‘Vardha’ and Rs. 2.06 crore under National Rural Drinking Water Programme.

  • After Sena, Cong leader Sharief backs Mohan Bhagwat for Prez

    Bengaluru : Congress leader C K Jaffer Sharief has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi backing RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as the President of India, saying there is on doubt on his “patriotism and commitment to the Constitution.”