Free Press Journal
  • There’s no reason to celebrate yet

    Okay, Section 66A of the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, which was voided by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, was badly drafted. It needed to go. But there is no need for unbridled celebration yet. For, the abuse of the new medium by all manner of juveniles and other crazies too is a proven fact. And the fear is that the over-the-top revelry over its excision from the statute book can cause a

  • Tennis: Myneni reaches quarters

    Chennai: Indian Davis Cupper Saketh Myneni made short work of Elwin Antony 6-2, 6-1 to move to the singles quarterfinals of the MCC-SRS ITF men’s futures tennis Championships. In doubles, the Sood brothers Chandril and Lakshit upset the second seeds Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Vijay Sundar Prashant winning 6-3 5-7 10-7 in the super tiebreak. Results: Main Draw Singles: Antoine-Michel Alexeev (Sui) bt Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 3-6 6-3 7-5.

  • PCB to announce new ODI captain

    Karachi: PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan said that the Board would announce a new captain of the national ODI side and a new selection committee in a couple of days. “In the past we didn’t have a vice captain but this time we might also appoint a vice captain. Honestly there is no obvious choice but yes Misbah-ul-Haq met me and has given his recommendation,” Khan told reporters in Lahore.  Khan said the

  • Safety Last!

    The railways cannot be easily beaten in their solicitude for passengers. Not satisfied with the time honoured alarm chain (“Penalty For Improper Use Rs 500”), they are now installing electric horns in general compartments adjoining women’s compartments.