Free Press Journal
  • Asia Cup 2018: Younis Khan recalls how Rahul Dravid’s advice helped him in his career

    India and Pakistan may be rivals, but Indian and Pakistani cricketers are really good friends. Recently, former Pakistani cricketer, Younis Khan revealed how players from both the teams spoke to each other in the past. Speaking to India Today, he revealed that one should not hesitate in taking guidance from the former players. He gave an example of how an advice given by former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid helped him in his

  • India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2018

    That missing feeling! What it felt like to witness an Indo-Pak clash in the ’90s

    Over the years, the build up to Indo-Pak clashes have evoked nostalgia and profound memories. Somehow, that seems to be missing this time round.

    So, it’s time for the big India-Pakistan clash again, this time at the 2018 Asia Cup. For starters, the expectations are not high from India, the No. 1 Test team that lost 4-1 in England. Different format? Well, then expect worse after

  • Triple Talaq ordinance a huge step towards ‘women empowerment’: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday described the government’s decision to bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence as a huge step towards “empowering women”. Taking a dig at the Congress, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said Kapil Sibal, a leader of the opposition party, defended this practice in the Supreme Court.

  • It was just a hug, not Rafale deal: Navjot Singh Sidhu hits back at Nirmala Sitharaman

    Chandigarh: Asserting that his hug to Pakistan’s army chief has been blown out of proportion, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted the BJP on Wednesday saying it was just a “jhappi” (hug) and “not a Rafale deal”. The cricketer-turned-politician’s Congress party has been attacking the BJP-led government at the Centre over the Rafale fighter jet deal and alleged a scam worth several crore rupees in the matter.

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    Congress party not to name CM candidate in Telangana

    Hyderabad: The Congress would not name the Chief Ministerial candidate in poll-bound Telangana, where it would fight the Assembly elections jointly with the TDP, CPI and Telangana Jana Samithi, a key party leader said Wednesday. The AICC In-charge of Telangana, R C Khuntia maintained that the usual practice in the Congress was not to name the party’s Chief Ministerial candidate before any Assembly election.

  • India vs Pakistan: ‘Mummy se puchke aaya hai?’, Wasim Akram asked young Sachin Tendulkar on his first International tour

    Former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram revealed his first encounter with Sachin Tendulkar. It was the year 1989 and young Sachin went for his first international tour to Pakistan. He was only 16-year-old. This was the time when Wasim Akram had proven himself as a world-class player. “We had read about Sachin…. that there’s a sensation coming.. a 16-year-old. But when he came (out to bat), he looked 14-year-old and I told him,

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    Dictatorship has become a profession under PM Narendra Modi government: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: A day after Congress workers were lathicharged in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district, party President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that dictatorship has become a “profession” and the attack would be remembered as an act of “political atrocity”. “Under Narendra Modi’s regime, dictatorship has turned into profession. The attack on Congress workers’ fundamental rights by Raman Singh’s government in Bilaspur will be remembered by citizens as an act of political atrocity,”

  • North Korea to shut down main missile site: South Korea President Moon Jae-in

    Pyonyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut down one of his main missile testing and launch sites, said South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday. Kim agreed to take additional steps for denuclearisation, in an apparent gesture to restart the stalled talks with the US, Yonhap news agency reported.