Free Press Journal
  • Bumrah’s Test selection is a lesson for youngsters: Rohit

    Dharamsala : Jasprit Bumrah’s selection in the South Africa-bound Test squad is a lesson for all youngsters that hardwork always pays off, said India’s stand-in limited overs skipper Rohit Sharma.

  • ‘Hope Mathews can do something special with ball’

    Dharamsala : All-rounder Angelo Mathews brings in a lot of balance to the side with his bowling and Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera hopes that he does something special for the team today in the first ODI against India here.

  • ‘Education is a process to prepare students for life’

    There is an acute shortage of teachers in the world. India being a nation known for education should facilitate this crunch and provide teachers ,  Ch Vidyasagar Rao Maharashtra Governor..

  • Clear the air on EVM controversy, Omar urges EC

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that though he has been a votary for the fairness of the EVMs, the Election Commission must clarify the controversy raised over the functioning of these machines.

  • ASHES: England suspends Duckett after bar incident

    Perth : England’s Ashes tour has been plunged into a fresh crisis with batsman Ben Duckett stood down from a tour game on Saturday and suspended following a new incident in a Perth bar.

  • Mulayam slams Aiyar for ‘neech’ remark

    Lucknow : Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday slammed Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “neech” (low caste) person.

  • Bizman alleges `6 cr extortion in Dawood’s name

    Mumbai:  Police have registered a case of extortion and encroachment on a businessman’s complaint that a group had asked him for Rs 6 crores as extortion money in the name of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim.

  • WI late charge unravels NZ

    The West Indies had been let down by their bowlers early in the innings after winning the toss and putting New Zealand in to bat.

  • PAAS leader claims ‘fixing’ between Hardik Patel, Cong

    Ahmedabad : Hardik Patel’s key aide and senior member of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti Dinesh Bambhania has alleged that the quota agitation spearhead’s support to the Congress party smacks of some kind of “fixing” between them.

  • Mumbaikars to get new mode of transport by 2019: Seaplane

    Mumbai : By 2019, Mumbaikars will be able to travel by a new mode of transport, ‘seaplane’ which is equipped with a feature of landing on both water and land. This announcement was made by Union minister of Road and Transport, Nitin Gadkari who was in the city for the trial run of the seaplane.

  • Shreyas scores ton, Karnataka in total command

    Nagpur : Shreyas Gopal compiled his fourth hundred in first class cricket, an unbeaten 150, as Karnataka piled on a massive first innings total of 570 to take a huge 397-run lead against Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy quarter final.

  • Trump calls for calm, moderation in Middle East, says White House

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has called for calm and moderation in the Middle East, the White House said on Saturday, amid reports of clashes in the region following his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

  • 397 ‘crorepati’ candidates in fray

    Ahmedabad : As many as 397 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the Gujarat assembly elections, an analysis of their election affidavits done by two NGOs has found.

  • Over 68% voting in first phase: EC

    Gandhinagar : Amidst enhanced time provided to enable voting, an approximately 68 per cent of the 2.12 crore voters cast their franchise to lock the fate of 977 candidates for the 89 seats that went to polls in the first phase in Gujarat on Saturday. Official sources said that the polling was by largely peaceful. These were the voting figures at the time of going to press and polling percentage is expected

  • Whisteblower harassed, MSHRC orders inquiry

    Mumbai : The  Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission has ordered an inquiry against the Kurar police for falsely implicating a whistleblower for extortion charges and harassing him even after being acquitted by the court.

  • Abbas will not meet US Vice President Pence: Palestine official

    Ramallah : Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not receive US Vice President Mike Pence during his scheduled visit to the region this month in response to US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a Palestinian official said on Saturday.