Free Press Journal
  • US presses Beijing over N Korea, South China Sea

    Singapore : US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Saturday urged China to make more efforts to contain North Korea and warned that America will not accept China’s militarisation in the disputed South China Sea.

  • ‘Mayavi Sarovar’ staged at TribalMuseum

    A satire ‘Mayavi Sarovar’ was staged on Friday at Tribal Museum under the weekly series programme ‘Abhinayan’. Scripted by Shanker Shesh and directed by Punit Chandra, the play highlights the creative thinking of women and gender equality. It also revealed the mystery of extensive activeness of woman through a king when he takes a dip in ‘Mayavi Sarovar’ (elusive pond). It was presented by Ek Rang Socio-cultural Society in a poetic style.

  • Proteas conquer Sri Lanka

    London : Opening batsman Hashim Amla’s 25th century in One-Day International (ODI) cricket and leg-spinner Imran Tahir’s 4/27 helped South Africa overwhelm Sri Lanka by 96 runs here on Saturday to begin their ICC Champions Trophy campaign emphatically.

  • Three including girl held for tricking victims out of their valuables

    Indore : City crime branch on Saturday arrested three persons, including a girl and claimed to have busted a gang involved in robbing people after sending them whatsapp messages. Their four aides are on the run and police have launched a manhunt for the accused.

  • India among worst-hit by ‘Fireball’ malaware

    New York : While enterprises across the globe are still recuperating from the massive “WannaCry” malware attack, security firm Check Point has warned of a new outbreak that has already infected 250 million computers worldwide with India among the worst-hit countries.

  • India has active territorial dispute with China: Report

    Singapore : India has an active territorial dispute with China and is unhappy about the Communist nation’s apparent efforts to stifle its ambitions in multilateral fora such as the UN and NSG, according to a report released at a defence forum here on Saturday.

  • India hold edge over Pakistan: Shahid Afridi

    Dubai : Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi believes that India have the “strength as well as the psychological advantage” against Pakistan owing to their recent performance against the Men in Green as the two arch-rivals prepare to renew the greatest cricketing rivalry in the much-awaited high-octane Champions Trophy encounter on Sunday at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

  • Minister Gyan Singh resigns from assembly

    Bhopal : Tribal welfare and schedule caste welfare minister Gyan Singh resigned from his post on Saturday. The minister submitted the resignation to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan who accepted it and forwarded the same to the governor, who too later accepted the resignation.

  • Pavilion named after India’s woman wicketkeeper

    The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association on Saturday said it was an honour to name the pavilion of Gumma stadium, the fifth in the state, after tIndia’s wicketkeeper-batswoman Sushma Verma.

  • Stephen Fleming

    Fleming expects India to beat Pakistan

    Mumbai : Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming believes that Virat Kohli-led India will have an edge over arch-rivals Pakistan when the two neighbours face off in their Champions Trophy opener in Birmingham today.

  • Three including 2 minors held for loot

    Indore : Police arrested three persons including two minors in connection with robbery incidents on Saturday. They are being questioned for other loot incidents as well.

  • Narine shines in Windies 6-wicket win

    Basseterre : Sunil Narine snared three wickets and mesmerised Afghanistan to set up a six-wicket win for the West Indies in the first fixture of a three-match T20 International series at Warner Park here. Having missed out on the meeting with the Afghans at last year’s World T20 due to issues with his bowling action, the off-spinner was at his unplayable best in taking three for 11 off his four-over allotment as