Free Press Journal
  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

    Dubai: A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to a paltry 162. Bhuvneshwar returned figures of 3/15 while Jadhav got 3/23.

  • India steamroll Pakistan

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

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018: Watch Gautam Gambhir takes on Pakistan media, wins debate with an epic reply

    Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir slams Pakistan media with a savage reply on a TV show. The anchor asked Gambhir that how the team feels going to face Pakistan after getting defeated by England in the Test series. In reply to the Pakistani journalist, Gambhir said, it is a different thing to win against Zimbabwe and losing to England. He further says, even India A can beat Zimbabwe.

  • Delhi HC rejects plea seeking formula ‘behind’ petrol pricing

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed an application seeking direction to the Centre to disclose the formula on the basis of which daily prices of petroleum and diesel are fixed. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Kameswar Rao refused to interfere with the government policy on fixing petrol prices.

  • Pakistan, India, India vs Pakistan, Genius, Pakistan trolls India, IT Park, ISI Headquarters, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Utkarsh Sharma, Mithun Chakraborty, blunder

    Pakistan trolls India’s ‘Genius’ for showing IT Park as ISI Headquarters

    There have been several instances when filmmakers have gone overboard while creating convincing content. This time, however, it’s not CGI gone wrong, but a real location that was taken a jab at in the recent movie Genius. The film stars Mithun Chakraborty, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and debutant Utkarsh Sharma in the lead roles. But despite a strong star cast, a small blunder led trolls in action.

  • 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.

  • Forces within JNU ‘waging war against India’, says Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has alleged that there are forces within the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) which are “waging a war” against India. Continuing her claim, the Defence Minister, an alumnus of JNU, said that such forces have often been seen with elected representatives of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU).

  • Weightlifting: Chanu, Sathish, Rahul to miss World C’ship

    New Delhi : Senior weightlifters including defending champion Mirabai Chanu, Sathish Sivalingam and Venkat Rahul Ragala will miss this year’s World Championship opting to continue their rehabilitation program instead.

  • India, Bangladesh members of same family: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described India and Bangladesh as members of the same family while inaugurating with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina a pipeline project and a railway project connecting the two countries. “Geographically we may be neighbours, but in our hearts we are members of the same family,” Modi said while addressing the event via video-conferencing from New Delhi. “We have shown the world, what can be achieved when

  • Karnataka’s 203 MLAs richest in India with Rs 111.4 lakh annual income

    New Delhi: Of the 224 Karnataka MLAs, 203 have the highest average annual income of Rs 111.4 lakh, followed by Maharashtra’s 256 MLAs (Rs 43.4 lakh), according to an analysis of the affidavits of 3,145 legislators. The findings were released on Monday by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), an NGO that works for electoral and political reforms.

  • Allahabad High Court seeks report from Uttar Pradesh government on appointment of 68,500 teachers    

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit before it on September 20 the progress report of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the appointment process of 68,500 assistant basic education teachers in the state.
    The Lucknow Bench of the High Court took serious note of the alleged irregularities and issued the directive Monday. An inquiry is being conducted in the matter by a committee constituted by the state

  • Deadline for imposing tariffs on US products likely to be extended

    New Delhi : The government will further extend the deadline for the imposition of higher customs duties on 29 products, including almond, walnut and pulses, imported from the US, a senior official said on Monday. In June, India decided to impose retaliatory tariffs from August 4. But it was extended by another 45 days till September 18.

  • Pakistan are favourites, says  Manjrekar

    Mumbai  : Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar believes India are one of the main contenders to lift the ongoing Asia Cup, but tipped Pakistan as the favourites given the neighbour country has been playing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) regularly.

  • Asia Cup 2018: India gets ready for opener against Hong Kong

    Dubai: A formidable India will be aiming to make short work of minnows Hong Kong in their Asia Cup opener Tuesday before getting battle-ready for their much-anticipated clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on Wednesday. The match against Hong Kong will be an ‘appetiser’ before cricket junkies are treated to a lavish spread of main course which will be the Indo-Pak rivalry.