Free Press Journal
  • Cueist Sitwala for Scottish Open

    Mumbai: Twice world billiards runner-up Dhruv Sitwala of India will feature in the 2014 Scottish Open that will be held at the Ball Room, Glasgow on January 25 and 26.Sitwala, of PJ Hindu Gymkhana, will feature along with highly rated world (150-up) bronze medallist Rob Hall of England, former UK champion Martin Goodwill and world champion in the long-up format Peter Gilchrist, among others.

  • Trideep Rai inspires ONGC to Savio Cup

    Mumbai: Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Uttarakhand underlined their supremacy over Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), Chennai by posting a convincing 70-52 win in the men’s final of the UPL 9th Savio Cup All-India Basketball Tournament, sponsored by Tridhaatu Realty and Indian Oil and being organized by the Don Bosco Recreation Centre.

  • Thacker grabs LP Cup slot

    Mumbai: Siddharth Thacker emerged triumphant in the 0-15 handicap category with a nett score of 40 points to win the club qualifier at the Willingdon Sports Club and book his ticket for the Louis Philippe Cup 2014. Thacker thus earned a slot to represent the Dev Ellora Laqshya Mumbai team and play alongside Jyoti Randhawa, who will be the professional golfer representing the Mumbai team.

  • Drug overdose blamed for Sunanda’s death

    New Delhi :  Drug overdose appears to be the cause of the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, according to the findings of the doctors at AIIMS, who had conducted the autopsy on her.


    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted on Monday that he is an anarchist. He did so as he announced a 10- day agitation to be led by him against the Delhi Police, which he wants should be under the state government.

  • 20 % power tariff cut for state

    Mumbai :  Taking a cue from the Aam Admi Party, the Democratic Front government of Maharashtra has succumbed to the lure of populism.

  • Abdicates charge as anarchy takes over

    New Delhi: Central Delhi plunged into chaos on Monday with the 45- year old chief minister Arvind Kejriwal holding a ” dharna” a few feet away from the Parliament House wall, defying the prohibitory orders and threatening to disrupt the Republic Day Parade on January 26.

  • AAP’s countdown has begun: Cong

    AAP wants to be relieved from the burden of running the Delhi government so that it can focus on achieving their larger political goal.

  • Jains get minority status

    New Delhi : The Union Cabinet on Monday accorded minority status to the Jain community. Now, the members of the community will get reservation in central jobs and in central educational institutions.

  • Youth dies after car dives into Vasai creek

    Bhayandar :  A 27-year-old youth died after his car plunged into the swirling waters of Vasai creek: the vehicle had crashed into the cement railings of the bridge early on Monday morning.

  • AAP agitation anarchic: BJP

    New Delhi : Attacking AAP’s agitation-led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BJP on Monday said that it is “anarchic and a gimmick” and wondered whether the party formed the government to “wreck” the system from within, reports PTI.

  • Decide Sangma’s tribal status, says Apex Court

    Shillong : The Supreme Court on Monday directed the National Commission on Scheduled Tribes to decide the tribal status of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma within eight weeks, reports IANS.

  • Sebi takes fresh look at Jet-Etihad deal

    Move comes after Competition Commission of India, while giving its green signal to the transaction in Nov, raised concerns over Etihad’s control of Jet Air (more…)

  • AI to raise loan for Dreamliners

    Mumbai : State-run Air India is looking at mopping up a bridge loan of over Rs 1,400 crore to finance the delivery of two more Dreamliners, reports PTI. 

  • Row in Andhra house over remarks on Nizam

    Hyderabad : Remarks made by some legislators in Andhra Pradesh assembly on the Nizam during the debate on Telangana bill led to an uproar Monday with MIM stating that it is proud of the ruler of the erstwhile Hyderabad state, reports IANS.

  • Fast News

    After Dutt, Kazi also gets parole
    Mumbai: After the release of actor Sanjay Dutt and Mujib Parkar, both convicts in the 1993 bomb blast case, on parole, another convict has been extended the same facility on medical grounds. Zebunisa Kazi has been released from prison on parole for a month. Aged 70, she had pleaded that her 90-year-old mother is bed-ridden and needs to be taken care of.