Free Press Journal
  • Shrinking spin talent worries Harbhajan

    I played a lot of domestic matches this season but frankly speaking I haven’t seen any great talent emerging. There are not too many young bowlers who are ready to give it a tweak and could spin the ball on any surface Harbhajan Singh India spinner

  • Arvind makes semi-finals

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Senior Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat advanced to the semifinals of the USD 120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold after registering a straight-game victory over Danish 14th seed Viktor Axelsen.The two-time former national champion, Arvind thrashed the 14th seeded Danish 21-17 21-14 in a 35-minute men’s singles quarterfinal match and will be taking on 15th seed Tien Chen Chou of Chinese Taipei at the RWE-Sporthalle.

  • Electrocuted rooftop traveller battling for life

    Bhayandar : An unidentified rooftop traveller, aged around 25 years, who suffered serious burns after coming into contact with the live overhead wire is battling for life at a hospital in Kandivali.

  • Celebrating womanhood!

    Mumbai : Commemorating the International Women’s Day, The Free Press Journal and Navshakti newspapers will jointly organise an event called, ‘Celebrating Womanhood.’ Successful women from different walks of life will be felicitated for their contribution and achievements on the occasion.

  • Senior citizen commits suicide

    MUMBAI: A senior citizen, allegedly due to the harassment by his daughter-in-law, committed suicide on Saturday morning at his Kandivali residence. In the suicide note left behind, Vijay Kumar Narsariya has blamed his daughter-in -aw and her family for his death, said Sampta Nagar police officials.

  • Two workers found murdered near Sion-Panvel Expressway

    Mumbai; Two workers were on Saturday found murdered near Sion-Panvel Expressway in suburban Mankhurd, the police said. The bodies of Santosh Kale (24) and Aamir Mogale (28) were spotted off the highway by a boy at about 7.45 am. The police suspect they were beaten to death last midnight.

  • NCP ‘stumps’ BJP with support from Shiv Sena

    Bhayandar : A day after the Shiv Sena leadership announced the candidature of Rajan Vichare to represent the saffron alliance from the Thane Lok Sabha constituency, the widening rift between the local BJP and Shiv Sena cadres was virtually exposed in the general body meeting of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) on Saturday.

  • Rs 1.3 cr worth gold, cash looted

    Mumbai : In daylight robbery, two unidentified men robbed a jewellery shop of gold and cash collectively valued at Rs 1.31 crore after injuring the shop-owner with sharp objects at suburban Malad, the police said on Saturday.


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  • Miscreants storm HDIL site office

    Mumbai : At least 15 unidentified men on Saturday attacked a site office of Mumbai-based realty firm Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) in suburban Santacruz, smashing the entrance glass door, police said.

  • Will campaign for 50 Ind candidates, says Anna

    Jalna : Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said he would campaign for 50 Independent candidates in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Talking to reporters at Deulgaon-Raja near here, Hazare said he had proposed a 17-point agenda for political parties and these 50 candidates, 12 of them from Maharashtra, had accepted it.

  • Man gets jail

    Thane: A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for killing his friend in 2011 after a dispute over money to purchase liquor. Thane Additional Sessions Judge M C Khadke pronounced the verdict on Friday.

  • City bizmen acquitted of fraud charge

    New Delhi/Mumbai : The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal of the CBI’s Anti-Corruption Bureau, Mumbai wing, against the Bombay High Court’s dismissal of criminal cases against two city businessmen for fraud with a nationalised bank in 1993.