Free Press Journal
  • Dejected Virat wants to forget defeat quickly

    Abu Dhabi : A dejected Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli wants to “forget” the humiliating defeat against Rajasthan Royals even though he conceded that poor application was responsible for being shot out for 70 in an IPL encounter here today.

  • Hyderabad face acid test against Chennai

    Dubai : Having opened their account in the ongoing Indian Premier League, Sunrisers Hyderabad will bank on their new-found confidence when they face the acid test of taking on a formidable Chennai Super Kings today.

  • Former CSA chief to write book on IPL scandal

    Johannesburg: Former Cricket South Africa (CSA) President Ntutuzeli Nyoka is set to write a book on the IPL scandals which led to the eventual firing by CSA of his childhood friend Gerald Majola.Majola was the chief executive of CSA when a scandal broke around huge IPL II bonuses that he paid himself and other CSA staff without Board approval. IPL-II was hosted by South Africa after hurried negotiations between Majola and then

  • Daredevils to nurture talent in Dubai

    Dubai: As part of their endeavour to promote cricket and identify and nurture talent at the grassroot level, Delhi Daredevils will be associating with UAE-based G Force Cricket Academy to train budding talent in the city.

  • Indian shuttlers settle for bronze in Asian c’ships

    Gimcheon (Korea) : India’s teen sensation P V Sindhu and Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had to settle for bronze medals after losing their respective semifinals matches in the Asian Badminton Championship on Saturday.

  • Three bronze for India in Senior Asian Wrestling

    New Delhi : Indian grapplers gave their fans something to cheer about on the fourth day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan with Joyti Joyti, KK Yadav and Manoj Kumar bagging bronze medals in their respective bouts on Saturday.

  • Lahiri, Rashid in contention for Niaga Masters

    Jakarta:  Anirban Lahiri and Rashid Khan spearheaded an Indian charge on the leaderboard and were placed second and third respectively after the penultimate round of the USD 750,000 CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters.

  • Upbeat paddlers leave for WC

    New Delhi : Having undergone an intensive camp for a fortnight at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala, a 10-member Indian table tennis contingent has left for the World Championships to be held in Tokyo from April 28 to May 5.

  • Kevin shines in Byculla’s big win

    Mumbai: Byculla United showed terrific scoring form to register an emphatic 6-0 victory against a hapless DECA SC in a Super Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Saturday.

  • Mayavanshi, Besania advance in Billiards

    Mumbai: Ratilal Mayavanshi and Viraf Besania registered exciting wins to advance to the fourth round, in the Citilights Radio Club All India Open Handicap Snooker & Invitation Billiards Tournament on Saturday.

  • Re-poll in 4 booths today Three in City and one in Ahmednagar

    Mumbai: The Election Commission has ordered a re-poll to be held on Sunday, April 27, in four polling booths- three of which are in Mumbai- due to the fact that votes cast during mock polls had not been cleared. Citizens, who cast their votes in three booths in Mumbai North-Central and North-West Lok Sabha constituencies, will have to recast their vote on Sunday.  Mumbai Suburban District Collector, Shekhar Channe, said

  • Repolling unlikely, feel experts

    Mumbai : Even as citizens and political parties are demanding a re-poll in Mumbai as names of several lakhs of voters have been found missing in the voters’ lists, expert observers are of the opinion that re-poll in a situation like this is unlikely and economically not viable.


    Siauliai (Lithuania) : Is it back to the Cold War days? A day after Russian jets violated airspace over Ukraine which US called “dangerously destabilising” and “very provocative”, its troops arrived on Saturday in Lithuania, as part of a US contingent of 600 sent to the region to reassure NATO allies amid the escalating Ukraine crisis, reports AFP.

  • Inder Kumar gets 4-day police custody

    Mumbai : A local court on Saturday sent actor Inder Kumar Saraf to police custody till April 30 on the charge of raping his girlfriend after prosecution said it was a serious offence and they require time for probe.

  • Ex-CIDCO chief among 24 chargesheeted: Land scam

    As per the chargesheet, government servants misused their posts and indulged in corrupt practices to provide favours to Shree Om Shanti Co-operative Housing Society nearly three decades ago (more…)

  • ‘Putin, Obama still in dialogue’

    Moscow : Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama have not stopped their contacts due to the situation in Ukraine, the Kremlin said Saturday.  “The conversation is continuing quite regularly. The previous conversation between the two presidents took place last week,” Xinhua quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.  “There are a lot of disagreements now, and therefore these dialogues are sometimes very tough, but nevertheless, communication is continuing.”