Free Press Journal
  • We didn’t disappoint anyone else but ourselves: Constantine  

    Dhaka : Indian football team lacked consistency and disappointed itself by going down in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Suzuki Cup final against Maldives, said chief coach Stephen Constantine. Seven-times champions India lost 1-2 to Maldives in the final on Saturday.

  • Football: Confident India take on Maldives in SAFF Cup

    I am not a person who loves to focus on history too much. Obviously, it’s nice to look back to find that we have beaten them 13 times. But such facts don’t matter at all Constantine.

  • Maldives hits out at US remarks over possible curbs

    Colombo : The Maldives has hit out at the United States after the US warned of possible sanctions against key officials of the island nation if upcoming elections are not free and fair. The President Donald Trump administration war­n­ed the Indian ocean archipelago on Thursday of possible sanctions if it doesn’t reverse democratic backsliding and ensure free presidential polls on September 23.

  • This sun-kissed picture of Kareena Kapoor Khan holidaying in Maldives will brighten up your morning

    This sun-kissed picture of Kareena Kapoor Khan holidaying in Maldives will brighten up your morning

    Kareena Kapoor Khan is enjoying her vacation in Maldives with hubby Saif Ali Khan, son Taimur, sister-in-law Soha and husband Kunal Kemmu. Their holiday pictures have taken all over internet and the latest one will brighten up your morning. Dressed in a white top and ripped jeans, Kareena Kapoor’s manager shared a picture of the stunning actress where she looks a complete stunner. In the picture, Bebo

  • Kamalendra Kanwar, Editorial, Maldives, India, Chinese Hegemony, World affairs

    Maldives would continue to depend on India for support

    With recent events in Maldives where the over-riding influence of India has given way to an uncompromising Chinese hegemony in recent years, India has got a taste of what Beijing can be up to especially in terms of asserting its naval supremacy. But it would set a bad example if New Delhi were to cave in to Beijing meekly and not assert its right to exercise due to influence in its backyard

  • Maldives wants to rid itself of excessive Indian influence: Chinese media

    Beijing: The Maldives asking India to take back its military helicopters and personnel deployed there reflects the country’s “increasing desire to rid itself of the excessive Indian influence”, Chinese state media has said. A commentary in the Global Times said it was wrong on the part of Indian diplomats and security officials to think that the move by the island nation came at the behest of China, which does

  • Sonam Kapoor’s sister Rhea Kapoor spends quality time with alleged beau Karan Boolani in Maldives; see pics

    After Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s wedding, everyone started guessing about her sister, Rhea Kapoor’s dream man. And guess what, Rhea Kapoor may have finally found her dream man. Yes, Rhea Kapoor has allegedly been dating director Karan Boolani for a long time. The duo was seen together at Sonam and Anand’s wedding and captured a lot

  • India engages with Maldives over visa denial

    New Delhi: India is in talks with the Maldives over the issue of visa denial by the island nation and is hoping that at “some point” they will take an economically viable decision, sources said. This comes in the backdrop of the reports which state that hundreds of work visas have been denied to Indians by Maldives.

  • India dismayed over long prison terms to former Maldivian president

    New Delhi: India today expressed its “deep dismay” over a Maldivian court sentencing the island nation’s former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and the chief justice of its Supreme Court to long prison terms without a “fair trial”.

  • Shilpa Shetty looks stunning in a bikini in Maldives

    Summer is hear and while most of us are scurrying out of the heat, Shilpa Shetty seems to be enjoying her time in the sun. Quite literally in fact, the actress, homemaker, mother and entrepreneur is soaking in the sun sporting a bikini in the Maldives. Taking to the image sharing site Instagram, Shilpa Shetty gave her followers a sneak peek at her on going vacation in Kanuhura in the Maldives.

  • China engaging in massive land grabbing in Maldives cause of concern: Pentagon

    Washington: Amid allegations of China engaging in massive land grabbing in the Maldives, the Pentagon today said it was a cause of concern for the US. Asserting that the US was “committed to a free and open” Indo-Pacific rules-based order, the Pentagon said anything else would cause the US concern.