Free Press Journal
  • Five policemen, child killed in Pak blast

    Peshawar: At least five policemen and a child were today killed in a bomb blast that targeted a security van in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

  • Delhi Police files FIR in connection with AAP protest

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has registered an FIR against unknown persons in connection with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s dharna outside Rail Bhavan here that witnessed many violent scuffles in the high-security area where prohibitory orders were in place.

  • Midnight raid: Ugandan woman accuses Bharti of leading mob

    New Delhi: One of the African women assaulted in a midnight raid in south Delhi has accused Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti of having led the group that barged into her house and assaulted them.

  • Serbed out!

    Melbourne : Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka stunned three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open on Tuesday in a huge shock which threw the men’s competition into flux.

  • Impressive Li Na swats aside Pennetta to reach semi-finals

    Melbourne :  China’s Li Na demolished Flavia Pennetta as she swept impressively into the Australian Open semi-finals and a date with precocious teen star Eugenie Bouchard on Tuesday.

  • Bouchard downs Ivanovic

    Melbourne: Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard beat No.14 seed and former World No.1 Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, and set up her career’s first Grand Slam semi-final against two-time runner-up Li Na of China at the Australian Open tennis on Tuesday.

  • Sania-Cara crash out of women’s doubles

    Melbourne : Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black squandered a position of strength to go down to world number one Italian combo of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci in a hard-fought women’s doubles quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

  • Anger management

    Hamilton : Often criticised for letting his emotions get the better of him even on the field, Indian batsman Virat Kohli conceded that he made a few mistakes early on in his career but has now realised that “use of words” is not necessary in a face-off.

  • Mumbai takes part in cash-rich tennis league

    Melbourne : Five teams, including Mumbai, will compete in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) with Australian ace Lleyton Hewitt also confirming his participation in the inaugural edition.

  • St. Joseph’s win a thriller in Khichadia cricket

    Mumbai : Thanks to fine bowling by Raj Patel (5 for 36) and Sahil Sane (3 for 18),  St. Joseph’s (Malad)recorded a thrilling  seven runs win over Jamnabai Narsee  in the quarterfinals of the Khichadia-Khar Gymkhana suburban schools cricket tournament, this weekend.

  • CSA requests ICC to withdraw ‘flawed’ power structure plan

    Johannesburg : Cricket South Africa (csa) has opposed the structural overhaul of the ICC which will cede executive decision-making to India, Australia and England, calling for an immediate withdrawal of the “fundamentally flawed” proposal.

  • Punjab survive scare in inter-varsity squash

    Mumbai : Last year’s runners-up Punjab University survived a scare before advancing to the semi-finals, in the All India Inter-University Squash Championship, organised by H.R. College Sports Council, at the Bombay Gymkhana on Tuesday.

  • MDFA: Challengers outshine Young guns

    Mumbai : Challengers SC put up a good fighting display to blank Young Guns 2-0 in a Second Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) league at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Tuesday evening. Sk Habib Rahaman and Anirudh scored a goal each for the winners.

  • Youngsters look to impress in DY Patil T20 Cup from today

    Mumbai : Ardent cricket fans and those who enjoy the shortest version of the game more, are certain to be treated to exciting and thrilling contests as action commences in the Rs 12 lakhs prize-money 10th  All India Dr. D.Y. Patil  T20 Cup from today.

  • Juniors feature in abundance for Matunga Gym squash tourney

    Mumbai : A galaxy of leading juniors will feature in the Matunga Gymkhana Junior Open Squash Tournament that will be held from January 24 to 29. The national ranking tournament is being organised under the auspices of the Squash Rackets Association of Maharashtra.More than 200 entries have been received from all over India.

  • 150 students take part in kick-boxing tourney

    Mumbai : District Sports officer Mumbai city, has organised Rashtrya yuva saptah from 12th-19th January at District Sports Complex, Dharavi.  The kick-boxing tournament was successfully conducted by Umesh G. Murkar President of Shito Ryu Sports Karate Kick-boxing Association. Sports Officers- Suchita dhamale, Vaishali Ingle, Sudhakar Savarbande were cordially invited for this program. Around 150 students took part in tournament.

  • Bhayandar sports complex caught in political tussle

    Bhayandar : Sports lovers and budding players in Mira Bhayandar eagerly waiting for the completion of the under-construction indoor stadium will have to wait much longer- Reason, the project has stuck in a battle of political supremacy cross-fire.

  • How the deal was clinched

    New Delhi :  A deal was struck on Tuesday evening between Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and AAP ideologue Yogendra Yadav to provide a face-saver to Arvind Kejriwal. It was accordingly decided to send on leave the Malviya Nagar police station chief who refused to carry out Law Minister Somnath Bharti’s orders for conducting raids at the residence of some Ugandans late in the night.