Free Press Journal
  • India begin title defence with win

    The defending champs posted 262 for seven after opting to bat and then bowled out Pakistan for 222 in 48.4 overs, with off-spinner Hooda registering figures of five for 41.

  • Johnson grenades destroy South Africa

    Arguably world’s best pacer at the moment takes career-best 12  for 127 to make Proteas’ classy batting order look mere wet cats

  • Rajpal’s twin strikes take down Magicians

    Mumbai: Rajpal Singh’s double strike helped Delhi Waveriders thrash Mumbai Magicians 5-3 in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium yesterday. Delhi Waveriders took the lead in the third minute with striker Yuvraj Walmiki, who deflected the ball at the goalmouth after skipper Sardar Singh got an initial touch.

  • MCA seek police help to conduct local matches

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) headed by Union Minister Sharad Pawar has appealed to the Maharashtra Government to help it organise matches without hindrance on holidays at open grounds like Azad, Oval and Cross Maidans and Shivaji Park in south and central Mumbai.

  • Mohammedan clinch IFA Shield

    Kolkata: Mohammedan Sporting came back from behind and overcame a spirited challenge from Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club to emerge winners in the penalty shootout and clinch the IFA Shield for the first time since 1971.
    Playing in front of a frenzy 40,000-odd home support at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, both the teams were locked 1-1 at extra time.

  • Tanvita upsets Siddhi for U-18 title

    Mumbai: Tanvita Thakur from Malad’s Ryan international  upset top seeded Siddhi Kolekar, from Dahisar’s Poorna Prajna school, to bag the girls under-18 singles title in the 3rd Powai All-Mumbai Open Table Tennis Tournament, hosted by P3 Sports Management at Chandrabhan College, Andheri (East) on Saturday.

  • Maria finally wins the battle of wits

    The big delay in appointing new CP was arguably due to the intense difference of opinion between Cong and the NCP

  • Nalini Sriharan

    Father sparks row over Rajiv assassin’s parentage

    Chennai :  In a controversial claim, Sankaranarayanan, the ageing father of Nalini Sriharan, the life convict in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, has disputed the widely perceived belief that Padma, a co-convict, was her mother. Instead he has claimed that Nalini’s mother was one Valliammal.

  • Rahane comes good with his maiden ton

    Wellington: A maiden century by Ajinkya Rahane, inspired by advice from master batsman Sachin Tendulkar, boosted India to a formidable 246-run first innings lead over New Zealand in the second Test in Wellington on Saturday.

  • Sorabjee backs Jung’s decision

    New Delhi : On Saturday, former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee defended Lt Governor Najeeb Jung’s decision to ask the AAP overnment to seek Centre’s prior permission before introducing the Janlokpal bill in the assembly, saying he was merely following existing rules.

  • Youth dies, kin trash hospital

    20-year-old Pradhan died of an infection that he contracted after an injection was administered to him by a doctor at Shifa Hospital.

  • Act II: Kejri eyes kingmaker’s role

    New Delhi : A day after quitting as Delhi Chief Minister, 45-year-old Arvind Kejriwal was in high spirits as he lost no time in his second act of accepting to lead the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

  • Staffers adamant on dean’s ouster

    Mumbai : Following the alleged caste slur case against Dr T P Lahane for misbehaving with Naresh Waghale, the situation at the JJ Hospital continued to be tense on Saturday. 

  • BMC set to launch Mobile Seva within six months

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is all set to launch Mobile Seva by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).

  • Respiratory ailments on the rise in city

    Mumbai : Temperature dipped in the city following the showers on Saturday morning. The maximum temperature fell to 25 degrees C as against 28 degrees C on Friday. The minimum temperature came down to 16 degrees C making the city colder at night.