Free Press Journal
  • Nadal admits the lack of intensity in quarter-final

    London : World No.1 Rafael Nadal has admitted that it had been harder for him after his Australian Open exit to find again the intensity, confidence and the inside power that he used to have following his Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat.

  • Ziaur hands Abhijeet shock defeat at Sharjah

    Sharjah (UAE) : Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh in the second round of 13th Asian Continental Chess championship here at Sharjah Chess Club.

  • India lose to Holland in final match

    New Delhi : Indian men’s hockey team slumped to their third defeat on the trot as it lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in their final match of the European tour at the The Hague today.This tour is in preparations for the FIH World Cup 2014. The Indian team started off very well as Rupinder Pal Singh successfully converted a penalty corner.

  • Sandeep in last 16, Manjeet bows out

    New Delhi : Sandeep Kumar (60kg) notched up a comprehensive win to enter the pre-quarterfinals but Asian bronze-medallist Manjeet (69kg) bowed out after a fierce battle as Indian boxers produced mixed results in the second round of World Youth Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

  • Korean coaches for youngsters

    New Delhi: The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has hired two foreign coaches – An Jong Son and Kim Song Han from North Korea — to help its state units conduct training sessions for junior paddlers during summer vacation.

  • AI Colts, WCG register wins

    Mumbai: Air India Under-19 and Wellingdon Catholic Gymkhana, in contrasting fashions won their respective Super Division matches of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel, here on Saturday.

  • Nirupam facing tough challenge from Shetty

    Mumbai : Congress sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam is facing a tough contest from BJP’s Gopal Shetty in the North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 24.

  • Rain, hailstorm claim 6 lives in Marathwada

    Aurangabad : Marathwada faced yet another rain fury, coupled with hailstorm, claiming six persons’ lives in the region on Friday and Saturday.

  • Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat: R R Patil

    ALIBAG: Maharashtra Home Minister and NCP leader R R Patil on Saturday claimed that in most fields the State was ahead of the neighbouring BJP-ruled Gujarat.

  • Ahaana Deol

    Congress expels Rao Inderjit Singh, 18 others in Haryana

    Chandigarh : Congress on Saturday ‘expelled’ 19 leaders including former Union minister Rao Inderjit Singh and two others who contested the April 10 Lok Sabha elections as BJP-HJC alliance nominees.

  • Sharad Pawar NCP

    Pawar has grabbed farmers’ land, claims Uddhav

    Nashik : Training his guns at NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday accused the Union Agriculture Minister of grabbing farmers’ lands.

  • Ferry captain defends the move to delay evacuation

    Jindo (South Korea) : The arrested captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board defended his decision to delay its evacuation, as divers on Saturday spotted bodies inside the submerged vessel, reports AFP.

  • Gluten free food

    KAVITA SHYAM says that “gluten free food” is increasingly finding space in Indian kitchens. (more…)

  • Need to harness scientific research: Kalam

    Thane: For higher competitiveness, the country needs to harness scientific researches and technologies derived from them, former President APJ Abdul Kalam has said.

  • Iran says nuclear experts to hold talks in New York

    Tehran : Iran and world powers will resume technical talks next month in New York ahead of further negotiations on a lasting nuclear deal, a senior Iranian official said on Saturday, reports AFP.

  • Watch out for the IT notice

    Watch Out. Your income tax officer might just be looking at your financial position. The recent news about the IT department issues notices to thousands of people is not to be ignored. Your notice could be in queue. Please note that salaried persons are also very much included in this list. By the way have you observed the income tax return filing website lately? It is much improved and AS26 is as revealing as