Free Press Journal
  • Husband v/s. Father-in-law

    Mom’s lack of independence  

    We are 5 of us in the family. My parents and us 3 kids. My father lives in Africa and comes down once a year. So basically we kids take care of mom a lot. But as I am growing I think that she doesn’t do anything on her own. Every time she wants to go out or get even little thing done, she

  • This time, vacant bldg crashes, but 7 still die

    Mumbai : In yet another housing tragedy, seven persons were killed and six others injured when a building came crashing down in Dahisar early on Saturday, exposing the poor housing conditions in the metropolis.

  • Cong worried of political fallout

    New Delhi :  Congress leaders are most worried lot over the possible political fallout of mismanagement in the rescue and relief operations in flood-devastated Uttarakhand on elections as tourists and pilgrims carry back to their states  negative tales of little help and utter misadministration in their hour of misery.


    Over 10,000 evacuated from upper reaches of Uttarakhand in a massive multi-agency operation, death toll may cross touch 1,000.

  • on the cusp of history

    India are a step away from second straight world title, while England look to win their first major ODI trophy 

  • No special plans

    We don’t have any special plans. We will go with the same  approach like we did in the earlier matches MS Dhoni India captain

  • Guys are looking to seize the opportunity, says Trott

    Birmingham: Claiming that England had proved a few doubters wrong with their performance in the ICC Champions Trophy, batsman Jonathan Trot said he was “excited” and the team was looking to “seize the opportunity” in the title clash against India. “The guys are looking to seize the opportunity. They don’t come around very often,” Trott said.

  • ICC to dedicate CT final to HIV awareness campaign

    Birmingham: The final of the ICC Champions Trophy will be dedicated to the highly successful HIV awareness campaign, THINK WISE, which is a partnership between the ICC, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

  • Prodigal son Pietersen admits to past sins

    You make mistakes and you get over them and that’s the way you grow as a human being, by learning from things that you don’t do well. It’s just a case of looking forward and making sure that you do the right things now Kevin Pietersen

  • Ball change costs umpire final: Media

    Birmingham: The change of ball during England’s loss to Sri Lanka in the group stages has apparently cost senior Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar an opportunity to be an on-field official in the ICC Champions Trophy  final. England captain Alastair Cook was unhappy with Dar for changing one of the match balls in their defeat to Sri Lanka at The Oval  last week, leading to speculation of ball tampering.

  • Pak chief selector refuses to quit

    Karachi: Pakistan’s chief selector, Iqbal Qasim has made it clear that he has no intention of stepping down because of the national team’s poor performance in the Champions Trophy. “To say that only I or my fellow selectors should resign because the team performed badly in the Champions Trophy is unfair.

  • Team India is master class, says Vaughan

    London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that current Indian ODI team that will be playing in the Champions Trophy is “better” than the one which won the World Cup two years back in 2011. “India have been the team of the tournament so far. They are a fearless, aggressive bunch and I have not seen that from India before. This team are better than the

  • Olympian Narsingh finally gets a flat of his own!

    Mumbai :  There is hope still for Narsingh Yadav. Though the then chief minister Ashok Chavan failed to live up to his promise, BMC officials have now decided to allot a flat to the only Olympian from the City who entered the wrestling ring in London last year. The decision was made by BMC’s standing committee chairman Rahul Shewale along with the Mayor, in which the senior officials agreed to allot a

  • Not just for laughs

    World No.1 Djokovic says he is confident of winning his second title on the green even though rivals feel otherwise

  • Women archers want nat camp shifted out of Pune

    A couple of incidents at the Army Sports Institute Pune have shattered the confidence of the women’s archers. Dola and few others have expressed their concern. We will take a decision Monday Gunjan Abrol AAI Assistant Secretary

  • Plea to separate Ranji trophy for rural players

    Aurangabad: The Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court has issued a notice to the BCCI, seeking its reply to a PIL which demanded separate Ranji trophy tournament for players from rural parts of the country. Secretary of All Maharashtra State Leather Cricket Association, Luvkumar Jadhav, has filed the petition which came up for hearing before the bench comprising justice S B Deshmukh and Justice A P Bhangle recently.

  • Indian eves beat Chile, finish 7th

    Rotterdam : Indian hockey eves eked out a hard-fought 2-1 win over lower-ranked Chile in a play-off match to avoid the wooden-spoon and finish seventh in the FIH World League Round 3, here today. The 12th-placed Indians might be ranked six rungs above Chile (18) in world rankings, but they were given a run for their money by their South American rivals in the seventh-eighth place classification match.
    The Indian girls had to

  • Binod, Dipali win gold

    New Delhi: Binod Swansi of Steel Plant Sports Board (SPSB) won the gold in the boy’s section, while Assam’s Dipali Boro claimed the yellow metal in the girl’s category of the junior recurve event at the third National Ranking Archery Tournament on Saturday.

  • Made sure that all top players participate: AAI president

    New Delhi: The AAI president V K Malhotra said that in order to make the competition tougher, they wanted all the top archers to participate in the ongoing National Ranking Championship which will be considered as trial for World Cup (Stage III) in Columbia.