Free Press Journal
  • It’s curtains for UPA

     Moneymen are supposed to have a better grip on the nation’s pulse, for their livelihood depends on it. It is claimed that last Friday’s rally on Dalal Street was induced by a prior intimation about an extraordinarily good showing by Narendra Modi’s BJP in the ongoing poll. Apparently, a few well-connected brokers were privy to the results of an exit poll conducted by a reputed polling organisation in the eight rounds of

  • Ahmed enters snooker final

    Mumbai :  Shakil Ahmed of Kolkata and Mukund Bharadia of Mumbai registered contrasting wins to set up the snooker title clash, in the Citilights Radio Club All India Open Handicap Snooker & Invitation Billiards

  • Pak players to get reasonable pay hikes

    Karachi: The Pakistani players are certain to get reasonable pay hikes in their central contracts and match fees from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) but the authorities have decided to only give out the contracts after the conclusion of the month-long summer camp in Lahore.”The contracts will be announced in June because we first want to see which players meet up to the fitness benchmarks set by the coaches in the camp,”

  • Monique claims four golds

    Mumbai :  On a day when a record 35 new records were established, Khar Gymkhana’s Aryan Makhija and Monique Gandhi proved to the star performers in the GMAAA Age group Swimming championships, held at Tata Power Swimming pool at Chembur on Sunday. Aryan bagged gold medals in the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m free style events as well as 400m Individual medley gold. While Monique emerged best in the 200m freestyle, 100m

  • Manavjit signed by Anglian

    New Delhi: A gold medallist at the Tucson World Cup in USA last month, ace trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu has been signed up by Anglian Medal Hunt in a year that will see him take a shot at earning a quota place for the 2016 Olympics, besides competing in Commonwealth and Asian Games.  Manavjit produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men’s trap gold medal ahead of a two-time Olympic champion

  • Short Boys

    Short men live longer?

    London : Don’t get depressed if she has refused to go on a date with you owing to your short height. Tell her you are going to stay longer on earth for better chances knocking on your door!

  • Juhu Sparks held by Gym

    Mumbai:  Juhu Sparks conceded three goals in the final six minutes and were held to a 3-3 draw by Bombay Gymkhana in a Super Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League. The Juhu outfit help the upper hand and snatched a commanding 3-0 lead at the end of the first half. Reynold Murzello scored in the 12th minute and 27th minute before Nickel D’Souza struck the third in the

  • Rs 2,000 crore assets, but only 20K in cash

    Kolkata : An independent candidate fighting from two Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal has declared assets worth a whopping Rs.2,000 crore, making her one of the richest in the fray in the general election across the country. However, Shamali Das says her ownership of the vast wealth is only on paper, reports IANS.

  • 2,500 Narendras, 3,600 Arvinds will vote today

    Varanasi :  As Varanasi goes to polls on Monday, there will be close to 2,500 Narendras and 3,600 Arvinds exercising their voting rights, but they will be still outnumbered in a big way by voters sharing their first names with candidates of parties like Congress, BSP, CPM and SP, reports PTI.

  • Ukraine votes as Kiev calls it farce Donetsk

    Ukraine:  Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine held a vote on independence on Sunday, slammed by Kiev as a Kremlin-backed “criminal farce”, amid fears the poll could spark civil war and lead to the break-up of the ex-Soviet republic, reports AFP.

  • Family ties helping Armaan?

    When your family is from the industry, it sure helps you to get that right debut. With the box office buzzing about the unusual debut for Armaan Jain, Ranbir and Kareena’s cousin, one thing is certain –the boy has made all the right moves. Having your brother-in-law produce a film with an author backed role for you, what more could one ask for? A quirky script with AR Rahman’s music is a

  • WR to meet TN XI in first GTB match

    Mumbai :  Recent winners of the All India Inter-Railway Championship, Western Railway, the Mumbai challengers, will set the ball rolling when they take on Tamil Nadu in the opening match of 10th Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup All India Hockey Tournament, which commences at the MHAL stadium, Churchgate.

  • Understood I wasn’t needed as captain or player: Sammy

    New Delhi: Asserting that he had no choice but to retire from Test cricket, hard-hitting West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy today said his role was not needed as captain and player in that format and IPL had nothing to do with his decision. “It was something I thought about after I discussed with the selectors. After listening to the management and teams’ views about the way they needed to move to the

  • Wedding planners vexed by long election season

    Kolkata : It is not just politicians who seem to be affected by long elections, wedding planners in Kolkata too are opposed to the idea as it puts a lots of restrictions while doing business especially in faraway areas, reports PTI.

  • MOVE FROM PERIPHERY TO CENTRE

    YOUR life can be divided into 8 distinct areas to clarify and get what you want. They are

  • Unite, not divide the people

    The increase in food prices is decisively unpopular. One reason is that there has been consistent muddling in regard to the food policy in the States and the Centre.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- A good day for musicians. An affair of the heart will change life’s outlook.  Misunderstandings will get resolved. You think of buying a new vehicle.