Free Press Journal
  • Yuzvendra Chahal: Skilful bowling behind India’s success

    Dubai : Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has attributed India’s consistent show with the ball across formats to a skilful pool of bowlers and confidence shown by the team management. “Our bowling pool has swelled to 10-15 and earlier it wasn’t so. Now one who is replacing you is also as skilful,” Chahal told reporters after India notched up a comfortable win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup.

  • India steamroll Pakistan

    Men in Blue register dominating eight-wicket victory against arch-rivals in the Asia Cup 

  • Asia Cup 2018: Watch MS Dhoni’s little fan’s reaction after former Indian captain gets out on 0 against Hong Kong

    After a very long time, we saw former Indian captain MS Dhoni playing an international game and many fans had great expectations of him on his comeback. However, he disappointed his fans by getting out on duck after facing just three balls. Fans were shocked and disappointed when they saw Dhoni leave the pitch. Among the fans there was one kid who seemed very upset after Dhoni’s dismissal.

  • Ind vs Afg cricket Test

    Asia Cup 2018: Was batting well, wasn’t getting runs, says Shikhar Dhawan

    Dubai: Runs weren’t exactly flowing from his bat before the hundred in the Asia Cup opener against Hong Kong, but Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan claims that he was never out of form. Dhawan scored 127 against Hong Kong on Tuesday night as India won by 26 runs to make a winning start in the tournament. “It wasn’t a question of form, I was batting well but wasn’t getting runs. Great to get runs also,” the

  • Asia Cup 2018: India survive scare, beat Hong Kong by 26 runs

    Dubai: Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.

  • Dhawan smashes century as India score 285-7 against Hong Kong

    Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan celebrates after scoring a century during the Asia Cup match against Hong Kong in Dubai on Tuesday.  Dhawan struck 127 in familiar surroundings of white ball cricket on a flat deck as India scored 285 for seven. Left-handed Dhawan, who had a horrendous tour of England due to serious technical deficiency on seaming tracks, cashed in on the chance against a weaker opposition on a low and slow

  • Hong Kong eases visa rules for same-sex couples

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong announced Tuesday that overseas same-sex partners would qualify for the right to live and work in the city after a landmark court victory by a British lesbian earlier this year. It is a step forward for LGBTQ rights in Hong Kong, which has been criticised by campaigners for lagging behind on equality issues. Under the revised immigration policy which will come into force Wednesday, anyone who has entered into a same-sex

  • Mangkhut hits China 2.45 million people evacuated

    Beijing : China has relocated over 2.45 million people and cancelled over 400 flights as super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in southern Guangdong province on Sunday after battering Hong Kong and killing 64 people in the Philippines.

  • Abu Dhabi fund, GIC vie for stake in Reliance Home Fin

    New Delhi : No-frills airline SpiceJet will launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18. The carrier, which is working on ambitious business plans, on Monday said it would operate the cargo services under the brand name ‘SpiceXpress’ and has a detailed plan for domestic as well as international routes. SpiceJet would be the first schedule domestic airline to start dedicated air cargo services in India.

  • Beijing humiliated, as Lama sexually abuses nuns

    Hong Kong: China is facing humiliation after its senior Lama, Master Xuecheng, is accused of sexually harassing two nuns. Xuecheng, the face of China’s Buddhism for a number of years, now stands disgraced. Xuecheng has stepped down from his position in the Buddhist Association of China, as the abbot of the historic Longquan Temple in Beijing, and other positions.

  • Cosmos bank malware attack: Cyber team hot on trail leading to Hong Kong

    Mumbai: Two days after a malware attack of Pune-based Cosmos bank, the state cyber-cell has called for all server data of the bank. The cyber police will trace the trail of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses logged in to try and nab the hackers who siphoned off Rs 94 crore from the bank twice in the last week.

  • Sindhu, Prannoy off to flying start

    Bangkok : Top shuttlers PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy progressed to the women’s and men’s singles pre-quarterfinals with straight game wins on a mixed day for India at the BWF World Tour Super 500 tournament on Wednesday.

  • Jet Airways offers discounts on domestic, international flights

    New Delhi: Airline major Jet Airways on Wednesday announced discounts up to 25 per cent on select domestic routes and up to 30 per cent on its international flights. The offer is available on tickets booked during June 26-30 and would be applicable for travel from July 11, the airline said in a statement. “Jet Airways is offering guests discounts up to 30 per cent on their international travel using the airline’s vast network,

  • Hong Kong regulator enhances supervision of Punjab National Bank’s Hong Kong branch

    New Delhi: State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) today said the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has enhanced supervision of its Hong Kong branch and has asked it “not to proactively solicit customer deposits”. “…In view of the capital position of the bank as at March 31, 2018, being below the regulatory requirement (including counter cyclical buffer) of Reserve Bank of India, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is enhancing the supervisory arrangements on our Hong