Free Press Journal
  • Spin-heavy Bangladesh to face upbeat Lanka in 1st Test

    Chittagong : Bangladesh are depending on their spin force led by veteran Abdur Razzaq to deliver the opening punch against Sri Lanka in the first of two Tests starting Wednesday. Razzaq, 35, was the third spinner added to the squad for the match in Chittagong after skipper and star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was ruled out with a finger injury. Uncapped left-arm orthodox spinner Sunzumul Islam and leg-spinner Tanbir Hayder are also

  • NIA to investigate forced conversion of Kerala woman

    The woman had alleged that one Muhammed Riyaz pretended to be in love with her when she was studying in Bengaluru in 2014 and forced her to convert to Islam and married her

  • N Korea calls off joint Oly performance on own soil

    Seoul : North Korea on Monday called off a joint cultural performance with artistes from the South ahead of the forthcoming Winter Olympics, Seoul said. The event at Mount Kumgang, a renowned scenic spot in the North, had been due to take place on Sunday as part of a rapid apparent rapprochement between Seoul and nuclear-armed Pyongyang ahead of the Games in Pyeongchang next month. But Seoul’s unification ministry said the North

  • President’s address a joke, bereft of facts, says Cong

    Over three crore people lost their jobs because of PM’s reckless decisions. We know the President could not have given an account of Govt’s non-performance and failures, but they should not make a mockery of the people’s problems , Anand Sharma Cong spokesman.

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    Sharad Pawar’s unity moves don’t make much headway

    New Delhi : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar on Monday held a meeting of the Opposition leaders at his residence here to mobilise a united front against the NDA government.

  • Sumit, Sarjubala assured of medals, Shiva in last eight

    New Delhi : Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and world silver-medallist Sarjubala Devi (51kg) were among the four Indian boxers, who assured themselves of medals after facile wins in the inaugural USD 100,000 India Open tournament for men and women here on Monday.

  • ‘No officer named in Shopian killing FIR’

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police SP Vaid on Monday said no officer has been named in the FIR over Shopian killings.

  • Amarnath terror attack: Charge sheet against LeT

    Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday filed a charge sheet against the Pakistan-based Lashker-e- Taiba terror group and 11 people for conspiring and carrying out the July 2017 Amarnath Yatra attack in which eight pilgrims lost their lives.

  • Saina, Sindhu start favourites at India Open

    New Delhi : In-form Saina Nehwal and defending champion P V Sindhu will be the cynosure of all eyes when they start their campaign at the USD 350,000 India Open, starting on Tuesday.

  • Messi strikes late to down tough Alaves

    Madrid : Barcelona escaped a scare on Philippe Coutinho’s first start as Lionel Messi struck with a trademark free-kick to drag the La Liga leaders back from a goal down to beat Alaves 2-1 and restore their 11-point lead at the top.