Free Press Journal
  • MDFA: Mumbai Strikers emerge Div-I champs

    Mumbai : Ravish D’Souza showed his class with two superb goals which were the highlight of Mumbai Strikers 4-1 win against Millat FC in the First Division final of the MDFA – 2014-15, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel, on Saturday evening.

  • Hugely proud of surpassing Botham’s record: Anderson  

    London: England paceman James Anderson has said that he is ‘hugely proud’ to surpass former all-rounder Sir Ian Botham’s record as the nation’s top wicket-taker in the long format of the game. All-rounder Botham took 383 wickets in 102 Tests between 1977 and 1992, as well as scored 5,200 runs at an average of 33.54. Anderson bettered Botham’s tally in two matches less as England pressed for victory against the West Indies

  • Info exchange only way to tackle black money, says Jaitley

    Washington : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has sought urgent implementation of common reporting standards on automatic exchange of information globally, asserting that it is the only way to tackle the challenges posed by black money.

  • Jinesh Zaveri feels that many women are exploiting such laws

    Softwares are manmade and hence they are prone to bugs. They are debugged and launched with a better version. Similarly Laws too are manmade and they also need to be improved for effective jurisprudence. Else its misuse will spread like swine-flu epidemic affecting all strata of societies. 498a is one such highly abused infamous law leading Government to think of amendments.

  • Five teens nabbed as Australia foils terror attack

    Melbourne : A sinister Islamic State-inspired plan to carry out an attack using “edged knives” at a ceremony here commemorating martyred soldiers was foiled today with the Australian police arresting five teenagers in connection with the alleged terror plot.

  • The Nobel Laureates and their Legacies

    Professor B.S.R Rao was the Head of the Department of Economics in Pune University, Teaching Fellow at Wharton School of Finance and Commerce. He was a Ford Foundation Scholar. A member of the University Grants Commission and the Union Public Service Commission he has brought his immense experience to bear on this monumental book which is an assessment of the contribution of 67 Nobel Prize Winners in Economics. This is perhaps the

  • Wanted to wear down English bowlers: Holder

    Antigua: West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder, named Player of the Match for his stupendous second innings maiden unbeaten century, said his plan was just to stick it out in the middle and wear out the England bolwers. Chasing a stiff target of 438 runs on the final day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, the hosts were struggling at 189/6, staring at defeat when Holder came out to

  • Virbhadra accused of receiving favours; his office denies

    Shimla : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has been receiving favours from a company which has been constructing a strategically important tunnel in the state, BJP leader and former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal’s son alleged on Saturday.

  • High Court uphold CJM’s dismissal

    Mumbai : Observing that a judicial officer should have behavioural standards of extra-ordinary quality, the Bombay High Court has upheld the dismissal of a Chief Judicial Magistrate from Nanded for developing close relations with a woman advocate and passing orders in her favour.

  • Gurusaidutt, Neha emerge winners

    Bengaluru: Gurusaidutt R of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board and Maharashtra’s Neha Pandit emerged the singles champions among men and women respectively in the Coal India National Senior ranking badminton tournament on Saturday. In the men’s final, Gurusaidutt overcame team-mate Sai Praneeth 18-21, 21-17, 21-16, while Pandit overcame Air India’s Reshma Karthik 21-17, 21-19 in the women’s title round. The results: (final): Gurusaidutt R (Petroleum) defeated Sai Praneeth B (Petroleum) 18-21, 21-17, 21-16.