Free Press Journal
  • Coach defends Jinx’s omission

    Ravi Shastri defended the team management’s decision to leave out Ajinkya Rahane from the first two Tests in South Africa, saying Rohit Sharma was the best option going by form.

  • Tukhaev shares lead with three in Chennai Masters Open Chess

     Chennai : India’s Deepan Chakkravarthy and R R Laxman (six points each) shared the lead with GMs Adam Tukaev (Ukraine) and Ivan Rozum (Russia) after the seventh round of the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament here on Monday.

  • Schoolboy errors

    India coach Ravi Shasrti said the team will have to rectify the “schoolboy errors” that led to three run-outs in the lost second Test, insisting that conditions are hard enough without such mistakes adding to the misery.  “It hurts a lot. As it is the conditions are very tough, and on top of that, if someone gets run out then you feel bad. You hope that those mistakes don’t happen,” Shastri said after Monday’s

  • Modi hugs only privileged people: Rahul Gandhi

     New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraces only privileged people and not farmers, labourers or jawans. Gandhi’s remarks came after Modi defended his trademark hugging of world leaders, saying he was unaware of laid down protocols as he is a common man. “He claims he is a common man, but embraces only the privileged. Modiji… it’s important that farmers, labourers and jawans are also hugged,”

  • Office of profit: AAP wants 116 BJP MLAs ousted in MP

    New Delhi : The 20 disqualified AAP MLAs on Monday withdrew their application from the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission’s recommendation in the office of profit case, saying they would file a fresh plea after examining the notification for their disqualification.

  • Sindhu, Srikanth eye Indonesia Masters

    Jakarta : Indian ace shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will look to make a positive start to the new season when they kick off the international calendar at the USD 350,000 Indonesia Masters World Tour Super 500 tournament beginning, here on Tuesday.

  • Bilawala, Daga duo clinch men’s 45+ doubles title

    Mumbai : Top seeds Ayaz Bilawala and Shailesh Daga, both of Greater Mumbai District, struck a perfect combination and went on to defeat compatriots and third seeds Vilas Kuvale and Yogesh Padukone 21-12, 21-11 in the men’s 45+ doubles final of the ‘Badminton 45’ Senior State Veterans Badminton Selection Tournament – 2018, conducted by the Maharashtra Badminton Association and hosted by the Bombay Gymkhana.

  • US workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on

    Trump had encouraged the Senate’s Republican leaders to invoke the “nuclear option” — a procedural maneuver to change the chamber’s rules to allow passage of a budget by a simple majority of 51 votes to end the shutdown.