Free Press Journal
  • Ruthless Rohit does it for India

    Mohali : Skipper Rohit Sharma rose to the occasion when it mattered most as his record breaking third double hundred guided India to a series-levelling 141-run win against Sri Lanka in the second ODI here on Wednesday.

  • Was looking to keep my shape, says skipper

    Sri Lanka captain Thisara Perera rued the below-par performance of his bowling unit and said no plans worked for them against Rohit.

  • Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against India in 2nd ODI

    Mohali: Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second ODI of the three-match series here today. For India, Tamil Nadu offspin-bowling allrounder Washington Sundar received his maiden ODI cap. He replaced Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, fielded an unchanged side.

  • India ‘deeply disappointed’ over developments on food security issue at WTO

    Buenos Aires: India today expressed “deep disappointment” over the decision of a “major member country” to renege on its commitment for a permanent solution to the public food stockholding issue at the ongoing ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

  • CoA welcomes BCCI decision to host Afghanistan for first-ever Test

    New Delhi: The Committee of AdministratorsChairman Vinod Rai today welcomed the BCCI’s decision to host strife-torn Afghanistan for their first ever Test match, saying the game will be enriched by the participation of more teams. “I am delighted that the BCCI has agreed to extend a helping hand to Afghanistan and will formally welcome them into the Test arena by playing their first-ever Test,” Rai said in a statement.

  • Mumbai: Parents feel their kids are safe, but crime against children on the rise

    Mumbai: The number of crimes reported against children in India in 2016 is more than 1.06 lakh, an increase of 11 per cent from 2015. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2016 data report shows Mumbai has recorded 3,400 number of crime cases against children. But, as per a survey study by Child Rights and You (CRY), around 80 per cent parents believe school is the safest place for their children.

  • Narendra Modi and Manmohan Singh

    Manmohan Singh accuses PM Modi of falsehood

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday sought an apology to the nation from Prime Minister Modi for his “innuendos and false-hoods.” The reference was to the prime minister’s politically loaded remark that Manmohan Singh and others had discussed the Gujarat elections with Pakistani dignitaries at a dinner hosted by former Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar on December 6. Contained in these remarks was the veiled suggestion that the Congress was colluding

  • Doklam handling shows importance of India-China ties: Wang

    Beijing : Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said India and China’s strategic interests outweigh “partial frictions” and handling of the Dokalam standoff through diplomatic means reflects the importance of bilateral ties.

  • NCR 84th most expensive office location on the globe

    New Delhi : The Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) is ranked 84th in the list of most expensive office locations in the world with an annual cost of USD 5,392 (over Rs 3.5 lakh) per workstation, according to property consultant Cushman & Wakefield.

  • Saurabh Chaudhary, Manu Bhaker bag Youth Olympic Games quota places

    New Delhi : Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker stole the limelight for India, winning a quota berth each for their country for the Beunos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), on the concluding day of the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/Pistol (Asian Airgun Championship), in Wako City, Japan on Monday.

  • Sri Lanka draws first blood

    Lakmal, Tharanga star as visitors humble India by seven wickets in first ODI..