Free Press Journal
  • Fired-up, Pakistan rattle Sri Lanka in second Test

    Colombo :  Mahela Jayawardene scored four streaky runs in his last Test as Pakistan’s bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka’s first innings at the start of the second and final match, here on Thursday.

  • Wimbledon finalists crash out

    Cincinnati :  Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and finalist Eugenie Bouchard both crashed out of the second round of the Cincinnati hardcourt tournament on Wednesday in a setback to their US Open preparations.

  • Paes-Stepanek knocked out

    Cincinnati: Fifth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were eliminated from the ATP Cincinnati Masters following their defeat against Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock.

  • Francisco Salin

    WR, Customs sail into quarters

    Mumbai :  Western Railway and Mumbai Customs, both overcame their opening hurdles recording identical 1-0 victories in their respective first round encounters and advance to the quarterfinals of the Independence Cup football tournament, organised by the MDFA on Thursday.

  • Malaysia’s Tang Eng Joo lifts the Force Gurkha RFC India trophy

    Panaji :  The rain gods were kind, the challenge was completed and the trophy was lifted. The first edition of the Force Gurkha RFC India has come to an end and Malaysia’s Tang Eng Joo, with co-driver Tan Choon Hong, has been announced as the first ever Force Gurkha RFC India champion.

  • Govt cancels 27 SEZs; gives time to 18 to execute projects

    New Delhi : The government has cancelled its approvals to 27 special economic zones, including Emaar MGF Land Ltd and SAIL Salem SEZ, while giving more time to 18 others to execute their projects.  The decision was taken by inter-ministerial Board of Approval (BoA) headed by Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher at its meeting on July 24.

  • Mihir rallies to snatch thriller

    Mumbai :  Paresh Murekar of FCI powered into the men’s final following a shock win over sixth seed Harish Shirsat, in The Malabar Hill Club 3 Star Mumbai City District Table Tennis Tournament on Thursday.

  • Govt reduces borrowing programme by Rs 16k cr for Apr-Sept

    New Delhi : The government has slashed borrowing target for the April-September period by Rs 16,000 crore with the objective to provide more liquidity in the system. The borrowing plan has been pruned by Rs 10,000 crore for the first half, official sources told PTI, adding, this would be over and above Rs 6,000 crore announced earlier. However, the borrowing amount for the entire fiscal would remain unchanged at

  • Prabhodhan, Anant, Nandu advance

    Mumbai : Prabhodhan Shelar of Mumbai prevailed over Ramesh Shinde of Mumbai in a straight games encounter 25-0, 25-5 to enter third round of the men singles event in the Bank Of Maharashtra Sponsored Diamond Jubilee Maharashtra State Ranking Carrom Tournament.