Free Press Journal
  • Rosshopper!

    Bangalore : Captain Ross Taylor launched a stunning counter-attack with a blistering 113 as New Zealand showed great fighting spirit to recover from early jolts in the second cricket Test here on Friday. Taylor notched up his seventh Test century to pull his team out of trouble and guide the Kiwis to a respectable 328 for six on the opening day before bad light stopped play at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

  • We’ll look to score 450 and take early wickets: Guptill

    New Zealand will look to score around 450 runs in their first innings tomorrow and pick a few early wickets to put the hosts under pressure in the second and final cricket Test, opener Martin Guptill said ON Friday.

  • Six wickets on unhelpful pitch is good show: Ojha

    By scoring over 300 runs New Zealand batted themselves to a comfortable position but Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha said they too did a good job by taking six wickets on a pitch which did not help the bowlers much. New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor today scored a century to help his side reach 328 for six on the opening day of the second Test here.

  • Fruitful day for Indians

    New York : Mahesh Bhupathi put behind his shock first-round exit from the men’s doubles event by advancing to the mixed doubles second round, while Sania Mirza and her women’s doubles partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands also cleared the first hurdle in the US Open here.

  • Tsonga stunned, Roddick to quit

    New York : Martin Klizan of Slovakia caused an upset at the US Open tennis tournament with a four-set victory over fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France. Tsonga lost to the Slovak 4-6, 6-1, 1-6, 3-6, reports Xinhua.

  • Records tumble, dreams come true on first day

    London : Cyclist Sarah Storey stormed to her eighth Paralympic gold, taking the women’s C5 individual 3km pursuit after a lightning-quick qualifying time that would have won her a non-disabled title.

  • Cameroon edge India 1-0

    New Delhi : Samuel Bite’s lone goal proved the difference between India and Cameroon as the Africans triumphed 1-0 in the last round robin match of the Nehru Cup here Friday. The final will be played on Sunday. Both teams made sweeping changes to their teams. Cameroon made nine changes and India five.

  • Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini hunts for partner

    I will be back but don’t know when. I have taken time off as I want to come back fresh and fitter. I needed a break after playing continuously for 6-7 years. I have had a chat with Ashwini about it and she understands my position Jwala Gutta

  • State IPS sent to Maha cadre

    BHOPAL : The services of Niranjan B Vaiyangankar, Commandant, first battalion, special armed force, Indore has been handed over to government of India for joining the Maharashtra cadre. His services in Maharashtra cadre are being given for five years from the date of taking charge or further orders, which ever is earlier.

  • Teams of four schools in next round

    BHOPAL: The teams of Sanskar Valley School, Bal Bhawan School, Saint Paul School and Hema School and Mithi Govindram School entered the next round of Dr Govind Narayan Singh ‘Dau Sahab’memorial football competition being played at local Old Campion Grounds.

  • MNS chief slams Asha Bhosle

    Mumbai Launching a blistering attack against veteran singer Asha Bhosle, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena ( MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today slammed her and said that she should have rejected the offer of working with Pakistani singers.

  • Three killed in New Jersey supermarket shooting

    New York: An ex- Marine, armed with an AK- 47 assault rifle and an automatic pistol fired indiscriminately in a New Jersey supermarket, killing two co- workers before turning the gun on himself today, in the fourth major shooting incident in the US in over a month.