Free Press Journal
  • Prayer meet held on day of Pentacost

    BHOPAL: All Churches Prayer Meet was held in Assumption Church on the day of Pentecost. More than 250 people including pastors, fathers and sisters participated. The prayer was organized by Commission for Inter-Religious Dialogue and Ecumenism with the help of PRO Office and father Abraham VP the parish priest of Assumption Church.

  • As pressure tactics fail, boy throws black ink on registrar

    Indore: In a shameful act, a disgruntled boy on Monday barged into the office of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) Registrar RD Musalgaonkar and threw black ink on him and cleared off. Neither guards of the university nor employees tried to catch the boy when he was whisking away but when it came to condemn the incident they were the first to appear before media persons.

  • AFC discusses proposal to review WC qualification

    New Delhi: Days ahead of the FIFA World Cup, the AFC’s executive committee has deliberated on its proposal to review the qualification process for Asian teams in future editions of the global game’s showpiece event.Under the chairmanship of Asian Football Confederation President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the executive committee reconfirmed its decision to review the formats of the World Cup qualifiers and the qualifiers for the continent’s flagship competition –

  • Nadal braces for new Wimbledon rollercoaster

    Paris: Rafael Nadal is bracing himself for another Wimbledon letdown as he prepares to rekindle his love-hate relationship with the All England Club. The 28-year-old Spaniard stormed to a ninth French Open triumph yesterday with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 win over Novak Djokovic which also secured his 14th Grand Slam crown.

  • Japan Open: Sindhu, Srikanth lead charge in Saina’s absence

    Tokyo: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal taking a break after a gruelling Uber Cup campaign, the Indian challenge will be led by P V Sindhu and K Srikanth at the USD 2,50,000 Japan Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers here today.

  • Australia thrash India 4-0 in last group league encounter

    The Hague : India suffered a humiliating 0-4 loss against defending champions Australia in their final group league encounter of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup, here on Monday.Asserting their strength, Australia built up a four-goal lead in the initial 22 minutes, before the Indian managed to re-group themselves and put up a stronger defence thereby denying the fancied rivals, a chance of scoring any more goals.

  • Grand Master Pantsulia Levan retains crown

    Mumbai: GM Pantsulaia Levan of Georgia retained his crown by finishing at the top of the leader-board with an overall tally of 8 points at the end of the 10th and final round of the LIC 7th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament, organised by Venus Chess Academy at the Thakur College, here, on Monday.

  • Sanmay, Noel sparkle as Andheri YMCA retain title

    Mumbai: Defending champions Andheri YMCA were well served by experienced Noel Pinto and exciting Sanmay Paranjpe as they prevailed over their archrivals Santacruz Gymkhana 3-2 in the title fight to maintain their hold on the premier division honours in the Catapult Sports–Khar Gymkhana MSDTTA Inter-Club table tennis league, hosted by Khar Gymkhana here on Monday.

  • MCDTTA PRO TT at University

    Mumbai: The PRO TT 4 Star Combined Mumbai District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, organised under the aegis of MCDTTA, will be held at the University Pavilion, Marine Lines from June 11 to 15.Leading players will feature in the season’s first competition that includes midget, cadet, sub junior, junior and youth categories for boys and girls, and men and women.

  • Campanico, Patel excel in Intl GT Open

    Algrave (Portugal): India’s Aditya Patel and team-mate Cesar Campanico finished eighth and received points after starting 13th in the second race of the International GT Open championship here.It was a disappointing race on Sunday as things went backward for the duo in the Audi R8 LMS right from the start when the Indian, supported by Audi India, JK Tyre and Amante, started 13th on the grid and eighth in the GT3 class,

  • Career-best ranking of six for Sania Mirza

    New Delhi: Touching a new high, India’s tennis ace Sania Mirza on Monday became world number six in doubles, her career-best ranking, as the new chart was released following the conclusion of the French Open.Courtesy a quarterfinals appearance at the Roland Garros, Sania earned 430 ranking points along with partner Cara Black to jump eight places in the ranking charts.  Sania and Cara had lost to eventual champions Shuai Peng and Su-Wei

  • Executive robbed of Rs 12,000 cash

    Indore: A finance executive was looted by two unidentified persons in Sadar Bazar police station area in broad day light on Monday. A passerby tried to stop the miscreant but in vain. The police registered a case and launched further investigations in the matter.As per information, the victim, Wasim was going towards Sudama Nagar from Nandbaug on his bike along with his father when two masked miscreants came near their bike and