Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai taste maiden victory

    Mumbai : Dabang Mumbai carved out their maiden victory in the Hockey India League when they edged past Kalinga Warriors 2-1 at the Mahindra Stadium on Sunday.

  • Hafeez ruled out of World Cup

    Karachi: Pakistan’s tale of woes ahead of the World Cup continued as their all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez was today ruled out of the tournament with a calf muscle injury. “Hafeez has a calf muscle injury and doctors say he requires two to three weeks to make a complete recovery,” a spokesman of the Pakistan Cricket Board told PTI. “The tour selection committee has sent in a request to the board Chairman to allow

  • Ranchi down UP

    Ranchi : Captain Ashley Jackson struck the winner to help Ranchi Rays beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards by a solitary goal in a Hero Hockey India League match on Sunday.

  • Samarth hits ton; Mumbai take lead

    Mumbai : Left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh claimed six wickets, including that of maiden centurion R Samarth, to help hosts Mumbai take a first-innings lead of 21 runs on day three of their concluding Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka on Sunday.

  • Sporting Clube, Mumbai play out goalless draw

    Mumbai : Let down by poor finishing, Mumbai FC drew 0-0 with Sporting Clube de Goa in their first home I-League game at the Cooperage Stadium on Sunday.

  • Pankaj, Prakash, Abhijeet advance

    Mumbai : Top seeded State Champion Pankaj Pawar of Mumbai blanked Rajendra Phadke of Mumbai in a straight games encounter 25-0, 25-0 to enter third round of the Men Singles event in the 7th Maharashtra State Ranking Carrom Tournament – 2015.

  • Door Wide Open For Chinese Investors?

    As PM Modi gears up for China trip in May, Centre is thinking of relaxing tough security clearances for Chinese companies keen on investment (more…)

  • Post 26/11, fishing boats to have tracking device

    New Delhi : Six years after the Mumbai terror attacks, the government is finally all set to install tracking devices in small fishing vessels free of cost to monitor their movement and curb security threat along the coastline.

  • Child labour bill will be test for Modi govt, says Satyarthi

    London : A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a “test” of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children in their political priority, says child rights campaigner and Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi.

  • Delhi poll results to drive markets; GDP data, key corp earnings eyed

    New Delhi : Stock markets on Monday would react to exit polls that are predicting an AAP win in the Delhi Assembly elections and trading this week is expected to be volatile, say market experts. All the exit polls have predicted a majority for the AAP with one of them giving it as high as 53 seats in the 70-member House. The official results, which will be released on Tuesday, may have ramifications

  • Terrorism needs to be tackled globally: Prez

    New Delhi : India is one of the oldest victims of terrorism and the international community must assert itself to tackle the scourge, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday.

  • Doval, top Chinese diplomat meet ahead of border talks

    Beijing :  Ahead of their first official meeting, Special Representatives of India and China for border negotiations met in Munich during which the Chinese official called for pushing forward talks to resolve the border issue and remove “disturbances” in bilateral ties.

  • Mehta Intl launches ‘Catalys’ surgery

    Mumbai: Mehta International Eye Institute, Colaba, Mumbai, one of Asia’s foremost Eye Institute, introduces for the first time Catalys Precision Laser System  (Opti Medica Corp.USA) the world’s most advanced laser system for cataract surgery.

  • Sponge iron industry in dire straits

    Mumbai: Accumulated losses, high debts and a heavy interest burden in the last four-five-years have pushed several Indian sponge iron and steel industry units to the brink of closure and unless the Government extends relief measures, most of them will turn into NPAs or be forced to shut shop. “Around 50% of the sponge and steel industry has either become non¬performing assets (NPAs) or forced to go-in for restructuring with banks. These

  • Goa ranks 6th in ‘Top’ 10 Nightlife Cities’ list

    Panaji : Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Sunday said it is an honour that the state was getting global recognition as a “safe tourism destination” as he hailed the recent announcement by a media conglomerate that placed Goa at the sixth spot in ‘Top 10 Nightlife Cities’ list.

  • Vistara’s fleet grows to five

    New Delhi: Vistara took delivery of its fifth Airbus A320 aircraft. With the addition of this aircraft in its fleet, Vistara is poised to further expand operations to new destinations and extend its world class and seamless travel experience to a wider customer base.

  • VHP performs ‘Ghar Wapsi’ of youth in UP

    Lakhimpur Kheri (UP) : District administration here were on their toes after VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi allegedly performed “Ghar Wapsi” (reconversion) of a youth here, reports PTI.

  • Global lessors queue up to lease planes to Air India        

    New Delhi:  As many as 14 global aircraft lessors have evinced interest in leasing planes to Air India, which seeks to replace its ageing narrow-body fleet with new fuel efficient planes.  The state-run carrier would induct 19 new Airbus 320 neo/ ceo planes in the fleet by March 2018 on an up to 12-year dry lease as part of this plan, Air India sources told PTI.   Meanwhile, an over 16% growth in