Free Press Journal
  • Wozniacki wins first major title at Australian Open

    Melbourne, Caroline Wozniacki finally lifted her first Grand Slam title at the 43rd attempt as she beat Simona Halep 7-6 (7/2), 3-6, 6-4 to win the Australian Open on Saturday. The Dane, who will take over as world number one, burst into tears as she secured the title against the battling Romanian top seed on her first match point of a gruelling, epic encounter.

  • IPL Auction 2018: “Excited to be back with Rajasthan Royals”, says Sanju Samson

    Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala wicket keeper-batsman Sanju Samson on Saturday expressed his happiness on returning to Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals after a two-year gap. “The biggest excitement is that I am going back to RR, which is where everything for me began a few years back.

  • Newborn girl, sold to childless couple, rescued from Tamil Nadu

    Palakkad: A one-month-old girl, who was allegedly sold to a childless couple last month sold by her parents out of poverty, was rescued from Tamil Nadu by Kerala Police and brought back here early today, police said.

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    IPL auction 2018: KL Rahul, Manish Pandey take million dollar deals

    Bengaluru: India opener K L Rahul and middle-order batsman Manish Pandey are the most expensive buys of the ongoing 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction, bagging bumper deals of Rs 11 crore each. Pandey, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) last season, was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad while Rahul was snapped up by Kings XI Punjab. Australian middle-order batsman Chris Lynn stays with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for

  • South Africa are 69/1 at lunch on Day 4

    Johannesburg: South Africa were 69 for one in their second innings while chasing 241 against India at lunch of the fourth day of the third and final cricket Test, here today.

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    On Republic Day, 19 wounded soldiers honoured in Mumbai

    Mumbai: In a unique Republic Day celebration, the Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha (SSFASS) honoured 19 army personnel who have suffered disabilities while in action, an official said here on Saturday.

  • India, Cambodia decide to boost defence ties; ink 4 pacts

    New Delhi: India and Cambodia today inked four pacts, including one to improve cooperation in prevention, investigation of crimes and legal assistance in criminal matters, besides a line of credit from India to fund Cambodia’s Stung Sva Hab water resources development project for USD 36.92 million.

  • Over 1,000 passengers stranded in Assam amid protests

    Guwahati: At least 1,100 train passengers were stranded at New Haflong railway station in Assam’s Dima Hasao district since Friday as protests continued on Saturday against police firing that killed two persons.

  • SBI found guilty of deficiency in service by consumer court

    Mumbai: A district consumer forum has held the SBI guilty of deficiency in service for debiting money from a bank account despite a failed ATM withdrawal and awarded a compensation of Rs 3,000 to the account holder.

  • Tollywood actor Nani meets with accident, escapes with minor injuries

    Tollywood actor Nani met with an accident in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad, actor’s car smashed into an electric poll but fortunately he escaped with minor injuries. The accident took place at Jubilee Hills Road No. 45, after the actor’s driver reportedly dozed off behind the wheel.

  • Hate Story 4 Trailer: Sexy Urvashi Rautela is back with an erotic thriller

    Urvashi Rautela is back with an erotic thriller ‘Hate Story 4’, the franchise of Hate Story series. There are only few franchises who have done good business on Box office and Hate Story is not one of them. The collection of first Three instalment are not so great.

  • Saina Nehwal enters Indonesia Masters final

    Jakarta: Saina Nehwal made a perfect start to the new season, reaching the women’s singles final of the USD 350,000 Indonesia Masters with a thrilling straight-game win over world no 4 Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand here today.