Free Press Journal
  • I simply hung on for dear life, says Anand

    Moscow Winning the world championship for the fifth time after a nervewracking tie- breaker, Viswanathan Anand said he was too tense to be happy and was relieved that the result went in his favour.

  • Proudest moment for the family

    New Delhi Indian GrandViswanathan Anands father Viswanathan Iyer on Wednesday termed his sons achievement of winning his fifth World Championship title as the ” proudest moment of our lives”. ” Its the proudest moment of our lives,” an ela


    Virginie Razzano beat 30- year- old American in a thrilling tie

  • Gavaskar bereaved

    Mumbai Former India captain Sunil Gavaskars father Manohar passed away in Bangalore, at the residence of his daughter, sources said.

  • Shandilya, Badami survive scare

    FPJ SPORTS DESK Mumbai Fancied Ashok Shandilya and Hasan Badami were forced into the decider before advancing in the PJ Hindu Gymkhana National 6- Red Snooker Championship, being held under the auspices of the Billiards & Snooker Associat

  • Churchgate Centre lift title

    FPJ SPORTS DESK Mumbai Churchgate Centre won the Bipin Football Academy Tournament 2012 by defeating Kandivili Centre 5- 4 via the tie- breaker in an evenly contested final at the MSSA ground on Sunday.

  • Sri Lanka face Pakistan in T20 series, look to improve ranking

    Dubai Hosts Sri Lanka will swing into ICC World Twenty20 mood as they take on Pakistan in a two- match international series with both teams looking to move up the ICC T20 Championship table. Sri Lanka, which will host ICC World Twenty20, w


    Ipoh/ Malaysia Five- time champions Indias title hopes came a cropper after they suffered a 2- 3 defeat against Argentina in a crucial match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here on Wednesday.

  • GAIL Q4 net falls 38% on higher subsidy outgo

    New Delhi State- owned gas utility GAIL India on Wednesday reported a 38% in its fourth quarter profit after the company had to shell out more towards fuel subsidy. Net proft in January- March quarter at Rs. 483 cr, or Rs 3.81 a share, was

  • PTC India posts 47% jump in cons net profit

    New Delhi Power trading solutions provider PTC Indias net profit has fallen by 8% to Rs 30.05 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2012. The company had a net profit of Rs 32.81 crore in the year- ago period.


    Arvind Sinha enters Guinness book

  • Retro tax: Govt terms Voda notice as premature

    FPJ BUSINESS DESK Mumbai The government has replied to the arbitration notice of British telecom major Vodafone in the tax dispute case saying that the notice was premature on a technical ground and there was no cause of action. The Financ

  • FM: Tax cases settled before April 1 wont be reopened

    New Delhi In a bid to soothe investorsalt39 concerns over retrospective amendments to tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the government would not reopen the cases finalised before April 1, 2012.

  • Sebi: Defunct bourses must shut shop within two yrs

    Mumbai The defunct stock exchanges and those which are not able to maintain a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore will have to close shops within two years, market regulator Sebi said on Wednesday.

  • Morgan Stanley gets nod to set up bank

    Mumbai The Reserve Bank has given an in- principle approval to Morgan Stanley India to enter the commercial banking space, the US- based lender said on Wednesday.

  • GMR Infra posts Rs 366 cr loss

    New Delhi GMR Infrastructure reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 366.16 crore for the January- March quarter of the last fiscal, hit by losses incurred by its subsidiary DIAL, which is the operator of Delhi Airport.