Free Press Journal
  • Stephens Serena, in last 8

    “Winning a big game and a very important game and a really tight game, I think it was just a relief”

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    Art 35A is gender-biased: PDP slams ASG’s stand

    Srinagar : The People’s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday condemned the remarks of the state counsel before the Supreme Court in a litigation related to Article 35-A of the Constitution, and said Governor SP Malik should ensure “a bias-free” and strong legal position of the state administration.

  • China blocks website of Australian broadcaster

    Beijing : China’s internet regulation authority confirmed on Monday that the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) website has been blocked for flouting national laws.

  • Kohli retains top spot in ICC Test rankings 

    The Indian captain, who has scored 544 runs in his eight innings this series, is 11th in the list of best ever in terms of rating points, just one adrift of a group of four – Gary Sobers, Clyde Walcott, Vivian Richards and Kumar Sangakkara.

  • $300 million not aid, US owes this money to Pakistan, says Qureshi 

    Islamabad : The USD 300 million that the Pentagon has decided to scrap is not a military aid to Pakistan, but what it owns to Islamabad for its support in the war against terrorism and should reimburse it, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has asserted, sparking fresh bilateral tensions ahead of a key visit.

  • Rs 4,555 cr needed to buy EVMs for simultaneous polls: Law panel

    New Delhi : The Law Commission has said over Rs4,500 crore will be needed to buy new EVMs and paper trail machines for “imminent” simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. In its draft report on simultaneous polls issued last week, the law panel quoted the Election Commission as saying around 10,60,000 polling stations will be set up for the 2019 general election.

  • Sachin Pilot

    United Oppn to take on Centre over Rafale deal: Sachin Pilot

    Chennai : Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Monday said the government’s silence on the Rafale deal was “baffling” and asserted that the opposition was united in getting answers from the Centre on the aircraft procurement.

  • 2 Malaysian women caned under Islamic law for lesbian sex

    Kuala Lumpur : Two Malaysian women were caned Monday for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, despite an outcry from activists at the “cruel and unjust” punishment.

  • Series shows Test cricket is alive and kicking: Root

    “Credit to India – they’ve played some really fine cricket throughout, not just this game but the whole series. It must have been great viewing for people at home to see the way that especially the first game and this one, how tight they’ve been, how it swung both ways”

  • MCA to soon register its ‘new’ constitution

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will soon be registering its ‘new’ constitution that incorporates the Lodha Committee reforms with the Charity Commissioner, a top official said Monday.

  • 13 dead in U’khand as vehicle falls into gorge

    Dehradun: Thirteen persons were killed and two critically injured when rubble from a landslide hit a tempo-traveller on the Gangotri highway in Uttarkashi on Monday, police said.

  • Not given official blazers, say bridge medal winners

    Kolkata : Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath De Sarkar, who bagged gold in the men’s pair bridge competition at the 18th Asian Games, are among the squad members who have not been provided Team India blazers by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for attending Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reception for medallists in New Delhi on Wednesday.

  • FB ‘terrorism’ definition ‘overly broad’

    Geneva : Facebook’s definition of what constitutes “terrorism” is “overly broad” and risks leading to censorship and the arbitrary denial of access to its services, a UN rights expert warned Monday.

  • After floods, rat fever hits Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: With water receding from most parts of rain-battered Kerala, the state is facing a challenge from different types of fever including leptospirosis which has claimed nine lives since August 29.

  • Congress pushes for Prez rule in Goa CM’s absence

    Panaji : The Opposition Congress demanded on Monday that the President’s rule be imposed in Goa in the wake of the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently in the US for a medical treatment.