Free Press Journal
  • Sree hopes for bad phase to end soon

    Bhopal:Fast bowler Sreesanth, who has been banned for life due to his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) spot-fixing scandal, hoped that this bad phase of his life would get over soon.”I have not done anything wrong. Everybody faces bad times in life. This is my bad time and I hope it will end soon,” Sreesanth who arrived to take part in the wedding anniversary of his in-laws told reporters.

  • Schumi on muscle training to stop body seizing up in coma

    London: Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is reportedly undergoing muscle training to avoid his body seizing up in coma.The former racer has entered a fifth week in an artificial coma in a French hospital since hitting his head on a rock while skiing in the French Alps.

  • M K Alagiri

    Alagiri predicted death for Stalin: Karunanidhi

    Chennai :  Making public an emotional facet of the sibling rivalry in the DMK first family, its patriarch M Karunanidhi on Tuesday revealed that his elder son M K Alagiri, who was suspended from the party recently, had predicted his brother M K Stalin would die within three months.

  • Azhar likely to contest LS seat from W Bengal

    New Delhi: Former India captain and current Lok Sabha MP Mohammed Azharuddin is all set to contest 2014 Lok Sabha elections from a constituency in West Bengal. Azharuddin, who formally joined Congress in February 2009, had contested from Moradabad in Western Uttar Pradesh in the last general elections.

  • India’s ‘Taylor-made’ problems continue

    Slow starts, poor bowling make India suffer from another overseas defeat as Ross Taylor’s magnificent ton takes Kiwis to an unassailable 3-0 lead

  • Use your brains: Dhoni tells his wayward bowlers

    Hamilton:“Start using your brains more”, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni told his wayward bowlers after losing the ODI series to New Zealand.Lashing out at the bowlers, who have been wayward through the series which India lost 0-3 with one match to go, Dhoni said: “When it comes to talent, we definitely have bowlers who can do well. But at the same time they will have to start using

  • Beating India is hell of an achievement, says McCullum

    Hamilton:New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum says beating World Champions India in a One-day series was “hell of an achievement” and acknowledged crucial contributions with the bat by Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson in their “emphatic” victory.

  • Inflation is RBI priority again

    Mumbai :  Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan is full of surprises: On Tuesday, he unexpectedly raised a key policy rate by 0.25 per cent to set the economy securely on the recommended disinflationary path.

  • Indian athlete stripped off medal for doping violation

    Sumit Malik was suspended with effect from January 7, debarring him from participating in any global or national event.  As per anti-doping rules, he should have refrained from taking part

  • SC slams the door on gay community

    New Delhi :  In another setback to the gay community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to re-look at its verdict criminalising gay sex in the country.

  • Darekar confident of Maha win

    Team’s leading wicket-taker feels confident of breaking the 72-year title jinx when the underdogs take on Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy finals

  • Pune FC face Hanoi FC in ACL play-off round

    Pune:Pune FC would look to capitalise on the home advantage when they take on Vietnamese champions Hanoi T&T FC in a historic AFC Champions League play-off round one match here today.This match to be played at Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex at Balewadi here will be the first time ever that India will host any AFC Champions League match. Pune will also be making their first ever appearance on the continental stage.

  • MNS goons vandalise Bandra-Worli Sea Link

    Mumbai :  Wielding sticks and hurling stones, hordes of MNS workers on Tuesday vandalized a toll plaza at the iconic Bandra-Worli Sea Link, even as the state’s police chief said Raj Thackeray’s “provocative” speech that triggered the violence was being examined.

  • World versus BCCI, latter wins

    India will be calling shots in the ICC executive, get a bigger share of the revenues & Srinivasan is slated to become the boss in 2014.

  • Tata MD had big row with wife before death

    Bangkok :  In a fresh twist to the death of Karl Slym, Tata Motors Managing Director, Thai police said on Tuesday that a 3-page handwritten note found in his hotel room, from where he plunged to his death, was written by his wife Sally.

  • Shoaib cracks ton in DY Patil’s win

    Mumbai:Opening batsman Shoaib Shaikh gave a superb exhibition of counter-attacking as he produced a cavalier unbeaten century which ensured hosts and defending champions D.Y. Patil ‘A’ coast to comfortable six wicket victory over ONGC in a high-scoring and entertaining Group-A league match of the Rs 12 lakhs prize-money 10th All India Dr. D.Y. Patil


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  • Cong fields Selja for RS, Sheila’s prospects end

    New Delhi : Sheila Dikshit’s prospects of entering the Rajya Sabha ended on Tuesday. The Congress party did not give its three-time Delhi chief minister ticket to the upper house, who was expecting either from Himachal Pradesh or Haryana.

  • Andhra divide in Cong over RS seats

    Hyderabad : The biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha has come as a test of loyalty for Congress leaders from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh.