Free Press Journal
  • Sulking partner a threat to BJP in RS polls in UP?

    While the BJP has the numbers to send its eight candidates to the Upper House, its ally, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), which has four MLAs in the 403-member UP Assembly, holds key to the fate of its ninth nominee

  • Karthik’s last-ball six powers India to Nidahas Trophy win

    Colombo : Dinesh Karthik did a Javed Miandad with a last-ball six as India pulled off an incredible chase beating Bangladesh by four wickets in the Nidhas T20 Tri-series final, here on Sunday night.

  • Vinod Rai: For Kohli, Dhoni is irreplaceable in limited overs

    “Nobody knows the plight of the cricketers more than the cricketers themselves. They are interacting with cricketers everyday. In fact it was the cricketers who gave us names of former players who are facing difficulty in getting two meals together.”

  • Vidarbha claims maiden Irani Cup title

    Nagpur : Ranji Trophy winners Vidarbha grabbed their second title in the domestic cricket season as they won the Irani Cup thanks to their huge first innings total against Rest of India here on Sunday.

  • Australian women humiliate India 3-0 in ODI series

    Vadodara : Indian women suffered their most embarrassing series defeats in recent times as Australia completed a 3-0 rout with a comprehensive 97-run drubbing of the hosts in the three-match ODI series.

  • Purva Barve clinches Israel badminton title

    Mumbai : Defending champion Purva Barve won the women’s singles (Under-19) title at the Israel Junior 2018 held in Rishon LeZion, Israel.

  • Percy Patel, Rajeev Adani romp to convincing wins

    Mumbai : Making optimum advantage of playing on their home tables and in familiar surroundings, Percy Patel and Rajeev Adani, both of Matunga Gymkhana went on to record  convincing 4-0 wins in their respective best-of-7 frame second round matches of the Matunga Gymkhana 6-Red Open Snooker Tournament 2018, sponsored and hosted by Matunga Gymkhana, under the auspices of BSAM and played at the gymkhana’s billiards hall.

  • Proteas name Rabada in Test squad

    Cape Town : Kagiso Rabada has been named in South Africa’s squad for the third Test against Australia – but two other fast bowlers have been added in case he loses his appeal against a ban.

  • Govt to collect passport details of company directors

    New Delhi : The Ministry of Corporate Affairs is considering a proposal to seek passport details of all individuals, who have permitted to serve as directors on the board of companies in a bid to prevent loan defaulters like Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi leaving the country.

  • ‘First Indo-US two-plus-two talk postponed’

    Washington : The first Indo-US two-plus-two dialogue has been postponed due to the uncertainty over the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as the new Secretary of State, an American official said after President Donald Trump fired Rex Tillerson.

  • Sasikala’s husband hospitalised, condition critical

    CHENNAI: Jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan has been admitted to a hospital here with “severe” chest infection and his condition is said to be “critical”, an official said.

  • Blasters seal play-off spot in style, knock Panthers out

    Mumbai : NaMo Bandra Blasters sealed their spot in the play-offs of the T20 Mumbai League in style, beating North Mumbai Panthers by 10 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.

  • Mobile number portability set to get faster

    New Delhi : Telecom regulator Trai is planning to initiate a review of the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) mechanism to make the process of network port-out faster and simpler for subscribers.

  • EU now in critical phase, says Merkel

    Berlin : German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the European Union (EU) is now in a critical phase and Germany wanted to address major European issues quickly together with France.

  • Rohingya in no man’s land, won’t return on Myanmar terms, says leader

    Maungdaw (Myanmar) : Rohingya holed up in a border “no man’s land” after fleeing Myanmar will only accept repatriation to their home villages, a local leader said on Sunday, rejecting any move to transit camps for fear of long-term confinement.

  • PM Narendra Modi honours MP with Krishi Karman Award

    Madhya Pradesh has been honoured with Krishi Karman Award for the year 2015-16. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented the awards for various categories in Krishi Unnat Mela at New Delhi. The Award for Madhya Pradesh was received by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

  • Grounded jets to return to service by April-end: P&W

    New Delhi : Grounded passenger jets of no-frills airlines IndiGo and GoAir will take to the skies again by the end of April, said Pratt & Whitney (P&W) President Robert F. Leduc.