Free Press Journal
  • Ranji Trophy: K’taka in driver’s seat against TN

    Mumbai : Skipper Vinay Kumar took five for 34 as defending champions Karnataka skittled out Tamil Nadu for 134 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament final, which saw 14 wickets tumble at the Wankhede stadium on Sunday.

  • Shami credits Akhtar for success

    Perth : Crediting Shoaib Akhtar for bringing back rhythm in his bowling, Mohammad Shami has said the former Pakistan speedster advised him to shorten his run-up, which has helped him increase his pace.

  • Smartphone Turning You Into A Nutcase?

    London  : Is your smartphone affecting your mental health? Yes, to a great extent, says new research. More and more people are becoming addicted to smartphones and this addiction is resulting in a host of psychological conditions, reports IANS.

  • Make Room For Joy

    HAVE you ever felt that the busyness of your life gets in the way of really living? Have you ever felt that even as you are hooked up, on line and tuned in with pagers, e-mail, voicemail, cell phones, satellite, cables and Faxes you are less connected with others? Have you ever felt that you live each day on automatic pilot plowing through your to-do lists, passing the same routes, seeing the

  • Rahul will play today: Vinay

    Mumbai : Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar today said that opener K L Rahul, who retired hurt on day one of the Ranji Trophy final cricket match against Tamil Nadu, will be fit to play today.

  • Horoscope

    Aries:- You will get chance today to rectify your mistake and clear up misunderstandings with colleagues or associates at work place. There will good performance by you in sports and arts sector.

  • Real Madrid stumble to defeat in Bilbao

    Madrid : Real Madrid’s poor form in 2015 continued as they were beaten 1-0 by Athletic Bilbao at San Mames. Aritz Aduriz scored the only goal of the game midway through the first-half with a thumping header from Mikel Rico’s cross on Saturday.

  • Nirbhaya Film: A Ban Without Purpose

    Our Union Home Minister Thakur Rajnath Singh did the utterly predictable and obviously futile thing by banning the BBC documentary film India’s Daughter.  He could not have been oblivious to the fact that in this internet age, you cannot really ban anything. In fact, the more the restrictions, the higher the urge to access that material or information. So once the ban was in place, not only was the film telecast much

  • MIG upset Bombay Gym

    Mumbai : MIG, however, started disastrous note at first. However, their next tie, a junior doubles tie, saw Viplav Kuwale and Saurab Bhapat routing Shayan and Kaveri 11-3,11-1, 11-1 to bring parity. This was followed by Amit Kshatriya and Jui Agaskar combing well to get the better of Sagar Chopda and Naheed K to take the tie to the decider. Jitesh Padukone and Romit thrashed  Jatin Agarwal and Naval Birkumar 11-10, 11-8, 11-2

  • England fight for survival in a make-or-break battle

    Adelaide : Staring at an unexpected early exit, beleaguered England would be desperate to get their act together when they take on higher-placed Bangladesh in a do-or-die cricket World Cup Pool A league match today.

  • Union Budget: Precept And Practice

    The Union Budget for 2015-16 is breathtaking in its vision, intent and content. The crucial issue is how the measures will be implemented. The powerful corporate sector has already given it a thumbsup and the upper income groups would be ecstatic. It is, however, necessary to look at the Budget from the perspective of the underprivileged and whether precept is reflected in practice.

  • Consensus For Land Law Changes

    The Government finds itself in a corner on the land acquisition ordinance. There were infirmities in the UPA law which replaced the 1894 land acquisition law, but the Modi Government erred in rushing through the ordinance without consulting the Opposition. Nine months after the Modi Government came to power, the Opposition seems to have recovered enough to be able to articulate the misgivings of a section of the farmers who are against

  • Ray’s Charulata makes an appearance in Hamilton

    Hamilton : On a Sunday afternoon, in sleepy Hamilton, as one ambled through the quiet streets, the colourful billboards at the city’s Centre Place area do catch attention but then something unusual happens, and a pleasant one at that.

  • Getting adjusted to tables is the key: Advani

    Mumbai : Adjusting to the fast championship tables is one of the key areas for the six Indian wild cards to do well in the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open Snooker Championship commencing here on March 10, said national champion Pankaj Advani on Sunday.

  • Nalin emerges champ

    Mumbai : Former world professional No. 7 Nalin Patel overcame Siddharth Parikh of CCI in a thrilling final to emerge champion, in the Mandpeshwar Civic Federation Open Break Billiards Tournament.

  • Classless Intellects

    If ever an egalitarian society emerges in India, it will not be because of the Congress Party’s commitment to the socialistic ideal but because of the great efforts of our student community. In Calcutta, the Intermediate students have set a magnificent example by walking out of the examination halls because the civics paper was too tough. When a paper is tough, the emergence of a handful of scholars “more equal” than others