Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai to host first Maharashtra Paralympic Games

    Mumbai : Paralympic Swimming Association of Maharashtra and Para Sports Association, Mumbai is going to organise the 1st Maharashtra State Paralympic Games 2015.

  • Another successful foreign foray

    Yes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is his own foreign minister too. This is no reflection on Sushma Swaraj. She herself is doing a fine job as foreign minister. No,  but only an acknowledgement of the sterling role Modi has played in cementing and mending ties with our old friends, and in taking initiatives for safeguarding larger Indian interests. Modi has either been to every major country or has welcomed its leaders at

  • MP PMT scam: SIT arrests vet

    Indore : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Indore District Police, on Monday arrested a veterinary doctor employed as a field officer at an animal feed factory in Patna, in connection with a MP Pre Medical Test (MPPMT) scam.

  • Western bag Inter-Railway title

    Mumbai : Western Railway, Mumbai underlined their superiority by emerging champions for the third successive year, when they defeated RCF (Rail Coach Factory), Kapurthala 2-0 in the final of the All India Inter-Railway Hockey Championship – 2015, played at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneshwar.

  • Congress’ self-goal

    Like an author in search of a plot for a thriller, the Congress Party seems to be starved of popular issues with which it could haul the Modi Government over the coals. This alone would explain the self-goal about the so-called snooping against its Prince Charming. The visit by a Delhi Police constable with a printed pro-forma to the office of the ever-elusive Rahul Gandhi had the party megaphones shout themselves hoarse,

  • Listen To Your Heart

    MY father once taught me a trick-question he used in a college class on forest-fire control. If there was a fire coming from a certain direction and wind was coming from another what is the best thing to do?

  • ICC should reconsider new fielding restrictions: Dravid

    Melbourne : Concerned with the total domination of bat over the ball in ODI cricket, former India captain Rahul Dravid has urged the ICC to reconsider the rule allowing a maximum of four fielders outside the 30-yard circle once the World Cup is over.

  • Hindu Gym down CCI

    Mumbai: Hindu Gymkhana after their loss to Chembur Gymkhana in the first week, came into their own to down CCI 3-2 in the Division I tie of the Indu inaugural Club Badminton Championship League, at their courts. In the same division, MIG CC (Bandra) notched up their second win with Jitesh Padukone and Viplav Kuwale bring their victory after both teams were locked at 2-all. Khar Gymk hana and MCF (Borivali) recorded

  • Horoscope

    Aries:- You will find way out of difficult situation at home today. There are responsibilities at work place but due to help from colleagues you will find it easy to complete your tasks in time.

  • 2015 World Cup proving to be batsman’s tourney

    Sydney : The opening round of the World Cup witnessed 35 centuries compared to just six in the entire 1975 tournament, seemingly proving once and for all that one-day cricket is a batsman’s game.

  • swapan dasgupta

    AAP: Just Like Any Old ‘Aam’ Party

    Over the past few years, a number of publishers have requested me to write a tell-all book on political developments. Premised on the correct belief that those in the media know far more than they actually reveal in their writings, their expectation is of a book that divulges ‘off the record’ conversations and insider information that form the basis of judgements, but whose details are inevitably left out.

  • Stream Of Reason Is Clearly Lost

    In the closing stages of a war, combatants are in a mad rush to grab the loot and inflict the maximum punishment on the enemy. They want to kill as many as possible and are not necessarily interested in taking prisoners. Blood flows, houses burn, but they carry on looting with utter disregard and without making any distinction between men, women and children. Murder and plunder are the key words, and for

  • We are here because we are good: Bangla coach

    Melbourne : Gearing up for their biggest battle against defending champions India in the cricket World Cup quarter-finals, Bangladesh chief coach Chandika Hathurusingha on Monday said his wards ‘do not have to prove anything to anyone’.

  • MDFA: Taposh nets YSA winner

    Mumbai: Taposh Ghosh netted the all-important winning goal as Youth Soccer Academy (YSA) eked out a narrow 1-0 win against G.K.W. Rangers in a 2nd Div encounter of the MDFA League – 2014-15, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel, on Monday afternoon. In another match of the same division, S. Enterprise blanked L.I.C. 3-0 with Nalin Singh, Ajinkya Warikar and Omkar Sambare scoring a goal apiece. Result – Div-II: Youth Soccer

  • Food Vs. Culture

    The United Nations has just brought out a statistical yearbook which shows Indians up as a poorly fed but highly cultured people. We fail to understand why the U.N. should have wasted its labours on the former subject at all. Typical of the materialistic west, the U. N. has gone to great trouble to find out and declare that the Indian consumes 1,890 calories now compared to the pre-war level of 1,950

  • Aryan, Mihika top state ranking

    Mumbai: Aryan Goveas led three players from Mumbai, who emerged as No. 1 tennis players in the state for the year ended 2014, according to the rankings announced by MSLTA recently. While Aryan finished No.1 in Boys Under-16 and Under-18, Mihika Yadav emerged as No.1 in the Girls U-18, while Eshaan Lumbai finished No.1 in the boys under-12. Pune region took the honours of finishing with the most No 1 players for