Free Press Journal
  • Hope World XI series will lead to more cricket in Pakistan: ICC

    Dubai: ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has welcomed the return of international cricket to Pakistan and hopes that the series involving a World XI side in Lahore this week will lead to more teams playing in the country. It is the first high-profile series in Pakistan since a terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore in 2009 led to their isolation from international cricket.

  • AgustaWestland case: Matter adjourned; next hearing in October

    New Delhi: A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court on Monday adjourned the matter in regard with the Rs. 3,700-crore AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper Scam case. The matter will be next heard on October 9, 10, 11 and 12 in Delhi’s Patiala House Court.

  • BRICS declaration: China’s Pakistan policy intact, says Islamabad

    Islamabad: Referring to the recently-adopted BRICS declaration against terrorist groups, Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said the declaration contained “nothing new”. China’s policy towards Pakistan has not changed, the minister said as he addressed a press conference after visiting Quaid-i-Azam’s mausoleum in Karachi to pay respect to the country’s founder on his death anniversary.

  • ‘Haseena’ is a bigger risk for Shraddha than me: Apoorva Lakhia

    Mumbai: Shraddha Kapoor has so far played likeable characters on screen, but in “Haseena Parkar” she’ll be seen in a completely different avatar, and director Apoorva Lakhia believes it will be a bigger risk for the actor.

  • Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun selected to play in Mumbai U-19 squad

    Mumbai: Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, has been selected in Mumbai’s Under-19 squad for JY Lele All India Under-19 Invitational One Day Tournament slated to be held in Baroda later this month.

  • Chef new song ‘Tere Mere’ is a soulful preparation. Listen to it

    The makers of Chef have prepared yet another soulful song, ‘Tere Mere’, it is a romantic track between Saif Ali Khan and Padmapriya. The song, Tere Mere, has been composed by Amaal Malik and sung by Armaan Malik, and needless to say that the two have yet again spread magic with this number. The number is quite soothing and pleasant to ears. The lyrics have been written by Rashmi Virag, who has

  • 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago Speech: PM Modi emphasizes again on clean India

    New Delhi: Addressing students on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s famous address at World Parliament of Religions in Chicago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday again stressed on the need for all Indian citizens to join in the campaign for a “Clean India”, saying citizens should think fifty times and ask themselves whether they have the right to chant ‘Vande Mataram’ when they can’t keep the country clean or abuse

  • Myanmar situation ‘textbook example of ethnic cleansing’, says UN

    United Nations: The security operation targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the UN human rights chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein has said, urging the country to end the “cruel military operation” in its Rakhine state.