Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai FC face Lajong threat

    Mumbai : Mumbai FC, unbeaten at home, will aim to keep their record intact when they host Shillong Lajong FC in an I-League encounter at the Cooperage Stadium on Friday.

  • ‘They roam in Yemen with guns the way we roam with pens’

    Mumbai :  “People in Yemen roam around with guns the way people here move around with pens. Even a kid has a gun in his hand and firing is a daily occurrence,” exclaimed Shaikh Alauddin (41), who had been working in Yemen as a labourer for six months. Now, he can’t help counting his blessings as he sits in the waiting room at CST station for his train to Kolkata, after he

  • Govt asks SC to review scrapping of quota for Jats

    New Delhi : The government has moved the Supreme Court seeking a review of its March 17 verdict setting aside a 2014 notification of the erstwhile UPA regime to include Jats in the central list of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) in nine states to accord quota benefits to them.

  • Vidya’s hair tales!

    Vidya Balan might have a face that has launched brands, her gorgeous face might be one of the most photogenic one but to many surprise as a little girl she was a shy child who was referred to as Medusa in the residential society that she lived in Chembur.

  • Bengaluru FC fancied to win against Wahingdoh

    Bengaluru : Hosts and defending champions Bengaluru FC would be looking to consolidate their position in the I-League points table by extending their dominance over Royal Wahingdoh when the two teams meet here Friday.

  • MasterChef semi-finalist Neha visits Indore

    Indore : MasterChef ‘Season 4’ semi-finalist Neha Shah was in the city on Thursday to learn cooking skills of various mouthwatering dishes on Malwa. During her stay, she interacted with Free Press and shared how she reached the semifinals of Season 4.

  • ‘NDA wants to award Babri conspirators’

    Rampur: Criticising the NDA government’s move to erect a memorial for late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, SP leader Azam Khan said that the Centre carries an “inclination” to accord honour to those “involved in the Babri Masjid demolition”.

  • Bagan face Salgaocar

    Barasat (India) :  in-form Mohun Bagan side, presently sitting prettily atop the leader board of the I-League football tournament, faces the challenge of continuing its good run against a formidable Salgaocar SC at the Barasat Stadium on Friday.

  • BCCI likely to call emergency meeting ahead of Bangla tour

    Dhaka/Kolkata : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to call an emergency meeting within a week to consider the imbroglio surrounding the Indian team’s Bangladesh tour in June. This follows Bangladesh’s Mustafa Kamal quitting the ICC and blaming its chairman, N, Srinivasan for his exit, a media report in Dhaka said on Thursday.

  • WI board to settle India tangle with ties, not cash

    St John’s (Antigua) : The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is hoping to negotiate a deal with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to have the controversial $42 million claim repaid in matches and not cash.

  • When will SC hand out justice on Nirbhaya?

    New Delhi : The speed with which the fast track court and Delhi High Court gave justice to Nirbhaya in the December 2012 gang-rape and murder, with death sentences to all the four culprits, is all lost in the Supreme Court. Other than the Supreme Court staying the hanging of convicts Mukesh and Pawan Gupta on March 15 last year, and that of Vinay and Akshay on June 2, there is no progress

  • Warriors down Sellebrity

    Mumbai : Mumbai Warriors SC showed great character as they came from 1-2 down to register a deserving 4-2 against Sellebrity SC in a Super Division playoff match of the MDFA  League – 2014-15.

  • Priyanka Chopra: Zero fear of flying

    If there was an award for Industry’s Busiest Star (Female) chances are Priyanka Chopra would be stealing it, hands-down. By her own admission, she works 16 hours a day, does four films a year, has two careers in two continents and don’t forget her businesses… “It’s crazy stuff!” she grins.

  • 70 die in Kenya varsity attack

    Nairobi :  At least 70 people have been slain by al-Shabaab terrorists after a swoop down on Garissa University. The group raided the campus in the wee hours, overwhelming guards and killing anyone they suspected of being a Christian.

  • MDFA to hold classes for new referees

    Mumbai : The MDFA determined to groom referees will be conducting classes for beginners at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel, from April 15, 2015. These classes will provide an opportunity for youngsters to become professional referees.

  • California to have water rationing

    Washington : Faced by its worst drought in history, America’s richest state of California has imposed mandatory water restrictions requiring residents, businesses, farms and even its expansive golf courses to reduce usage by 25 percent.

  • Govt for cap on power tariff hike

    Mumbai : The State government will ask MERC not to allow power companies to hike electricity tariff by more than Rs 250 crore annually.

  • Essar Group mulls buying Nokia’s closed Chennai unit

    Chennai : Weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicated efforts were on to revive Nokia’s handset manufacturing plant near here, Essar Group has said it is evaluating the feasibility of buying the defunct unit, reports PTI.