Free Press Journal
  • Pak selectors retain Yasir Shah for 2 Sri Lanka Tests

    Karachi : Pakistan selectors have retained experienced leg-spinner Yasir Shah in the national squad for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka, starting next week in Abu Dhabi.

  • US Defence Secretary to visit India, meet PM Modi next week

    New York : US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis will visit India and hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman to reaffirm that Washington considers New Delhi a valued and influential ally.

  • Teen fakes own kidnapping to help girlfriend

    Mumbai : Aspirations and living it up often can take toll on youth. Such is the case of a 16-year-old minor boy who has been arrested along with his 19-year-old friend for planning and executing his own kidnapping. The Saki Naka police said the intention of staging his kidnapping was to extort money from his own father to date his girlfriend and take her out at night.

  • Eoin Morgan hopes Alex Hales, Jos Buttler get Ashes chance

    Nottingham : England one-day captain Eoin Morgan hopes Alex Hales and Jos Buttler have to change their schedules for the off-season by gaining selection for the Ashes tour of Australia. As things stand, limited-overs opener Hales is heading to South Africa for their new Global League Twenty20 tournament, with wicketkeeper/batsman Buttler destined for a stint in the Bangladesh Premier League.

  • India A in control as New Zealand out for 147

    Vijayawada : India A put themselves in a commanding position as New Zealand collapsed from 72 for no loss to 147 all out on day one of the first unofficial four- day Test here.

  • Manipur enters into exchange programmes with BCCI members

    Kolkata : The Manipur Cricket Association (MCA) on Saturday approached the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) for an exchange programme consisting of three limited overs games and two T20 matches. It also approached The National Cricket Club for training of coaches and umpires.

  • Note ban a brave decision to challenge black money: Swaraj

    United Nations : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said demonetisation was a “courageous” decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to challenge the black money – one of the by-products of corruption, reports PTI. Prime Minister Modi on November 8, 2016, demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in a bid to clamp down on black money, fake currency menace, terror funding and corruption.

  • Prem Trade Centre: Traffic mismanagement, illegal parking trouble traders and visitors

    Indore : Lack of management by traffic police officials and the scarcity of parking lot at the busiest Prem Trade Centre on Maharani Road create trouble for the commuters as well as for the traders. The road gets narrowed due to illegally parked vehicles by the drivers visiting shops in the vicinity usually ending up in a traffic jam which create a nightmare like situation for the commuters as well.

  • New system to monitor devotees arrival at Mahakaleshwar temple

    Ujjain : Cameras will be installed at entry and exit gates of the Mahakaleshwar temple to keep tab  of total number of devotees visiting the temple. A Noida based company Tech Mahindra has been given the project.

  • Shakti mill rape accused held for assault, abduction

    MUMBAI:  Akash Jadhav (22) who was arrested in the rape case of a journalist at Shakti Mills in 2013 was arrested on Saturday for assault by the N.M. Joshi Marg police station.

  • We lied about Amma’s health: Minister Dindigul C Sreenivasan

    Chennai : Exactly one year after former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo Hospitals in an unconscious State and died, a senior minister in the Tamil Nadu Cabinet, Dindigul C Sreenivasan, has claimed that he and others had lied to the people that she was recovering and eating normal diet.

  • Ujjain : UDA’s housing fair to focus on unsold residential units

    Ujjain : Following a meeting with bank officials, Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC),housing board and Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI), CEO of Ujjain Development Authority, Abhishek Dubey has informed that UDA’s housing fair (awaas mela) will be held on October 7 and 8.

  • Want information, pay Rs 1.07 lakh first: Western Railway

    Indore : Cocking a snook on Prime Minister’s digital dream, the Western Railway insists on hard copy of chief information commissioner (CIC) for providing information sought through RTI by an applicant.

  • Bhopal – We don’t know about this CD: BJP

    BHOPAL : As rumours of a leaked CD involving a minister did rounds in the state, state BJP chief spokesperson Deepak Vijayvargiya said party has no information about it.

  • Dawood & bro exchange 4 calls in 2 yrs

    Mumbai: Fugitive underworld gangster Dawood Ibrahim had spoken to his brother Iqbal Kaskar four times in the last two years through internet, the latter has allegedly told Thane police. Kaskar was recently arrested by Thane police in connection with an extortion case and he is currently being interrogated. According to Abhishek Trimukhe, Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime branch), “Kaskar has revealed that he had spoken to his brother Dawood four times during

  • Did Don make threatening call to activist?

    Mumbai : Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim seems to be active from his Pakistan hideout with a threatening call to social activist Anjali Damania who registered an FIR at Vakola police station, claiming that she received a call from a Pakistan-based number, which an app identified it as ‘Dawood 2’, in the wee hours of Saturday.