Free Press Journal
  • India to work with BRICS for 4th Industrial Revolution, says Modi

    Johannesburg : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India will work with other member states of the BRICS economic bloc to prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution while reiterating India’s commitment to multilateralism, international trade and rule-based world order.

  • Adil Rashid recalled to England squad for opening Test vs India

    London : In-form leg-spinner Adil Rashid was on Thursday recalled to the 13-man England squad for the opening Test against India despite his stated intent of concentrating on white ball cricket in February.

  • Ashwin suffers minor injury ahead of first Test

    Chelmsford : India’s premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday suffered a minor hand injury and as a precautionary measure did not not take field on the second day of the ongoing three-day practice game against Essex.

  • Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe and West Indies

    Dhaka : Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe and the West Indies for back-to-back series later this year, a senior Bangladesh cricket official said Thursday.

  • Bengal passes resolution renaming state as ‘Bangla’

     Kolkata : The West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution renaming the state as “Bangla”, with the Left Front and the Congress backing the move by the Trinamool Congress government.

  • IWF admits administrative mistake in Chanu dope case

    New Delhi : The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has admitted to committing a mistake in giving the exact sample number of Sanjita Chanu in its report of her failed dope test, a development which has prompted the Commonwealth Games gold-medallist to demand an inquiry.

  • China back in action in Doklam: US lawmaker

    However, Minister of State for External Affairs Ministry V K Singh told Rajya Sabha on Thursday that there have been no new developments at the site of the face-off with China in Doklam and its vicinity, and status quo prevails in the area.

  • India’s sovereignty under Chinese threat

    Exposing the Chinese modus operandi through a special mention in the House on Wednesday, Dr Narendra Jadhav, a nominated member and a former Planning Commission member, claimed China deployed its multinational firm Alibaba to secure a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) licence in India after buying up a majority stake in Paytm.