Free Press Journal
  • Garbiñe Muguruza No.5 in World ranking

    Madrid : Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza jumped to the fifth place in the WTA world rankings released on Monday after she was crowned Wimbledon champion, while Czech Karolina Pliskova took the top spot.

  • Mumbai’s Joshi, Dabke win Dutch Open

    Mumbai : Mumbai’s Neel Joshi and Ananya Dabke bagged the under-15 boys and girls titles, respectively, in the Dutch Open Junior Squash Championship, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Top seed Joshi beat 5/8 seed Khalil Alhassan of England 9-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-6 in the boys final, while Dabke, seeded  down the order at 9/12, turned giant-killer with an exciting 11-7, 11-4, 12-10 win over second seed Serena Daniel of theUS in the girls championship

  • AC Milan confirms signing of Biglia

    Milan : AC Milan have announced the signing of Argentine veteran midfielder Lucas Biglia for the next three football seasons after reaching an agreement with Lazio for a transfer fee of 17 million euros ($19.4 million).

  • Centre wriggles out of special status to J&K

    New Delhi : The Central government on Monday avoided taking a stand in the Supreme Court on special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 35A of the Indian Constitutions that empowers the state government to frame laws to bar all Indians, except the original inhabitants of the state, from acquiring immovable property anywhere in the state or settling in the state, obtaining jobs under the state government, and availing the state-sponsored

  • UAE denies hacking Qatari news agency

    DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has denied that it was responsible for an alleged hacking of the Qatari state news agency and websites earlier this year.

  • Sharif’s legal team snubs JIT report, says it is illegal

    Islamabad : Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s legal team on Monday dismissed as illegal and biased a probe panel’s final report that recommended filing of a graft case against him and his children as the Supreme Court resumed the hearing of Panamagate graft case.

  • PM accused of hypocrisy over cow vigilantes

    New Delhi : The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of uttering “hypocritical rhetoric” on the violence unleashed by cow vigilantes and accused him of “running with the hare and hunting with the hounds”.

  • Angela Merkel rejects proposal on refugee limit

    Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has dismissed proposals from its sister party Christian Social Union (CSU) to impose a limit on the number of refugees admitted to the country.

  • Manipur cut off as crucial Barak Bridge collapses

    Imphal : The crucial Barak bridge located along the National Highway-102 collapsed this morning, cutting off land-locked Manipur from rest of the country, an official said.

  • Pakistan daily warns against extremism in varsities

    The editorial of a Pak daily said that for a long time it was held that militants in Pakistan usually came from Islamic seminaries or were illiterate and belonged to an impoverished background.

  • RaGa crafting own team to have grip over every state

    New Delhi :Instead of concentrating organisational responsibilities in a few hands of general secretaries with multiple states under their charge, the Congress is building a new set up in each state having a separate in-charge with at least two AICC secretaries attached to him to conduct the party affairs in the states.

  • Parliamentarians’ farewell to Pranab on Sunday evening

    New Delhi : Members of Parliament of both the Houses will give a warm farewell to outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday evening in the Central Hall of the Parliament House, where his successor will be sworn in two days later on July 25.

  • Ronaldo will not quit Real: Michel Salgado

    London : Cristiano Ronaldo’s former teammate at Real Madrid, Michel Salgado feels the Portuguese will end his football career at the record European football champions, ruling out any prospect of his moving out of Spain.