Free Press Journal
  • Will City hold their nerve?

    Considering the slip-ups made by Liverpool and Chelsea, City will be cautious against West Ham as a loss today will deny them an EPL crown

  • Conditions will favour my aggressive game: Kashyap

    New Delhi: The most experienced player in the Indian team, Parupalli Kashyap on Saturday said his team will be second to none at the Li Ning Thomas Cup and home conditions will help him and compatriot K Srikanth turn up the aggression.

  • WR beat Freunds 11-10

    Mumbai: Western Railway beat Freunds 11-10  in a thrilling encounter to secure a place in the finals of the women’s group in the 35th Annual WCG Rink Hockey Tournament organized by the Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana. Freunds after trailing 0-2 came back strongly to level the scores 2-2 at the half time. The scores were level at 4-4 at the full time, but then then the WR women did one better in the

  • rahul Gandhi


    Considering that some of his theories haven’t been accepted by the party, it is possible that the Cong scion’s advice will be forgotten if there is a realistic chance of UPA coming to power (more…)

  • Jagdale jolts Joshi

    Mumbai: Mahesh Jagdale of Maharashtra shocked seasoned Devendra Joshi for one of the biggest upsets, in the CCI Classic Billiards & Snooker Tournament on Saturday.Jagdale’s significant 587-402 win over the world bronze medallist in an exciting billiards Group D tie left the door marginally ajar for his place in the knock out. But much would depend on the outcome of other matches in the group and Jagdale’s margin of victory against Hitesh

  • Manmohan sends farewell letters to world leaders

    New Delhi: As he prepares to demit office, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has written farewell letters to leaders of various countries, including US President Barack Obama, former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Singh, who also wrote to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, generally conveyed his thanks to them while recalling how they had worked together all these years, sources said. Wen sent his response to Singh. In his hand-written

  • Test of character for RCB

    Bangalore: With barely a day to recover from the mauling they received at the hands of table-toppers Punjab, the pressure will be squarely on  RCB who will be hosting Rajasthan Royals for a crucial IPL game.

  • Rampaging Kings lock horns with the Knights

    Cuttack: The erratic KKR will look to challenge the seemingly unstoppable force of table-toppers Punjab when the two sides clash in an IPL match today.The last time the two sides faced off, it turned out to be a low-scoring affair but even in that Punjab came out trumps after doing the job well with the ball. But given the sparkling form the duo of Glenn Maxwell and David Miller are in, KKR’s

  • 17 killed in U’khand bus plunge

    Gopeshwar: At least 17 people, including seven women, were killed and five others injured when a private bus they were travelling in fell into a 300 metre-deep gorge in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand on Saturday. The bus was proceeding from Rishikesh and the accident took place on Nandprayag Ghat motorway around 12.45 pm, half-a-kilometre away from its destination. Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat and Governor Aziz Qureshi expressed shock over the incident.

  • Rafael Nadal on course to retain title in Madrid

    Madrid: World number one Rafael Nadal remained on course to retain his Madrid Masters title on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-3 semi-final victory over fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut.The 13-time Grand Slam champion has now won 12 sets in a row in the Spanish capital as he looks for his first title of the European clay court season after suffering shock defeats in the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters and Barcelona

  • Rajdhani derails in MP, no one hurt

    Bhopal/New Delhi: The engine of the 2433/Chennai Central-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express derailed in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district on Saturday morning after a herd of cattle strayed on the railway track. While 50 cattle died, commuters on the train escaped unhurt. “Timely response by the railway engine personnel averted a mishap. The train derailed near Karondia village level-crossing between Sanchi and Salamatpur stations at 10 am,” said an official.

  • Air India snatch victory against Mumbai Customs

    Mumbai: Former Champions, Air India had to work hard to put it across a much improved Mumbai Custom by a narrow 1-0 margin in an Elite Division ‘Super Six’ play-off match, of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League, played at the Cooperage ground, here on Saturday evening.

  • Kartikeya rallies to enter semis

    Mumbai: Kartikeya Sharma of Vashi rallied to a 4-3 thriller to storm into the semi-finals, in the Citilights Radio Club All India Open Handicap Snooker & Invitation Billiards Tournament on Saturday.
    Trailing 1-3 and staring at defeat after narrowly dropping the first, second and fourth frames, Sharma initiated a late burst to rattle the well-set Anees Jumani of the host club as he snatched three frames in a row with relative ease to

  • Sawant enters pre-quarters

    Mumbai:  Aditya Sawant had to sweat it out before he could subdue bt Shiv Karnani 8-6 in the All India Ranking Championship Series (Under-12) Tennis  Tournament, hosted by Chembur Gymkhana.
    The day however, saw Vedant Mestri  putting up fine show while beating Shounak Kubal in a tie that could have gone other way. After both were locked at 7-all, Mestri won the tie breaker 8-7.  However, tired Mestri  could do little right against

  • Hindu woman absolute owner of property under Act, says HC

    Chennai : The Madras High Court on Saturday made it clear that the moment property is given in favour of a Hindu woman, she becomes the absolute owner despite the restrictions and limitations contained in the settlement deed, reports PTI.

  • CBI should probe Naveen’s role in chit fund scam: BJP

    Bhubaneswar : With the Supreme Court ordering a CBI probe into the Saradha scam, the BJP on Saturday attacked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accusing him of protecting ponzi firms and demanded inclusion of the BJD supremo’s name in the enquiry, reports PTI.

  • RIL slaps arbitration notice over delayed gas price revision

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries and partners BP plc of UK and Canada’s Niko Resources have slapped an arbitration notice on the government over the delay in implementing the revision of natural gas prices.