Free Press Journal
  • Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka

    Hambantota : Batsman Craig Ervine hit a quickfire 69 to help Zimbabwe pull off a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the rain-shortened fourth One-day International and level the five-match series at 2-2 here on Saturday.

  • Last rites performed on roadside in Pune

    The last rites of a 33-year-old man were on Saturday performed on the roadside in Hinjewadi-Maan MIDC area with some locals alleging they do not have a proper cremation ground.

  • Indian youngest woman commander of Boeing 777

    New Delhi : Captain Anny Divya, 30, has become the youngest woman commander to fly a Boeing 777.  Born in Pathankot, Divya shifted to Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, when she was a kid. Her father is a retired Army officer.

  • ICC Women’s World Cup: South Africa thrash India

    Deepti was the highest scorer for India with 60 runs off 111 balls with five hits to the fence. But she waged a lonely battle as wickets kept falling at the other end.

  • Russia didn’t meddle in US election, Putin tells Trump

    Hamburg : Russian President Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Donald Trump that Moscow did not meddle in the US presidential election and Trump accepted it, claimed Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • Coming: Marriage aid scheme for minority girls

    Hyderabad : The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs has decided to introduce a scheme to offer a financial assistance of Rs 51,000 towards the marriage of girls, who availed the ministry’s scholarship for education.

  • Assertive Virat Kohli needs influential coach to back him

    It is going to be a tough call for both Kohli as well as selectors when they sit down with the new coach to pick the squads for the full tour of Sri Lanka in eight years, with three Tests, five ODIs and one Twenty20 game.

  • UN adopts treaty banning N-arms, India skips talks

    The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the first multilateral legally-binding instrument for nuke disarmament, have been  negotiated in 20 years.

  • Robbery accused nabbed

    Indore: Annapurna police station officials have arrested an absconding accused of a robbery case on Friday. Police had earlier announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for his arrest. Acting on a tip off, police team reached Gangawal bus stand and after a long trail arrested the accused Chetan Yadav of Prajapat Nagar from Dravid Nagar while he was trying to flee the city. Chetan, who was an accused in a robbery incident

  • Cong asks CM to intervene in Indu Sarkar’s release

    Mumbai : More trouble for Indu Sarkar. Senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil sought the intervention of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the release of the film ‘Indu Sarkar’, saying party workers may hit the streets if history is distorted.

  • Army may train its teachers to fly drones at Pakistan, China borders

    New Delhi : The Defence Ministry is working on a plan to wind up the Army Education Corps (AEC) headquartered at Madhya Pradesh tourist destination Pachmarhi in the next five years and utilise its personnel to raise a specialised agency that can come in aid to the Indian armed forces in the cyber warfare.

  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy over LoC firing

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday summoned India’s deputy high commissioner in Islamabad over alleged firing along the Line of Control that killed two persons and injured three others.

  • Soya products export up by whopping 56%

    However, long absence of rain is causing worry to farmers and soya industries, as it is harming the already sowed seeds. If it does not rain within a week then the situation would be alarming for farmers, who have already completed sowing.

  • Wani death anniv: Yatra suspended from Jammu due

    Jammu : The Amarnath yatra was suspended from  Jammu today due to law and order situation in the Kashmir Valley under curfew for the death anniversary of militant commander Burhan Wani.

  • BCCI wants demarcation in roles of secretary and CEO

    Three other points are ‘One State One Vote’, Cooling off period of three years after every tenure and also doing away with ‘Cooling off period’ for Apex Council members (as and when Lodha Reforms are implemented).