Free Press Journal
  • Sania-Martina reach final

    Rome : Indian tennis player Sania Mirza came out with all guns blazing with Swiss partner Martina Hingis to enter the Rome Masters women’s doubles final on the outdoor clay courts of the Foro Italico here on Saturday.

  • Raskhan: The poet devotee of Lord Krishna

    Raskhan’s initiation under Vithalnathji had great effect on him. He turned out to be one of the leading devotees of his period and his verses were on every devotee’s lips, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL  (more…)

  • The KP Fuss: Pietersen laments lack of ‘clean slate’

    London: Kevin Pietersen again indicated he’d been misled about the possibility of an international comeback when he said Saturday he had been offered a “clean slate” by incoming England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves.

  • Cinema that is “real” and entertaining

    There is a conscious attempt at making films that can help people comprehend as well as sensitively deal with contemporary realities, says SHWETHA GEORGE.  (more…)

  • When the game stands tall…

    Films on sports and sportsmen in Indian mainstream cinema were few in the past. ‘Lagaan’ created fictional history. But that was team sport – cricket. Nagesh Kukkunoor’s ‘Iqbal’ was more about a hearing disabled boy’s struggle to find his feet in cricket. Today, Bollywood is flush with biopics on great sportsmen and women. Shoma A. Chatterji explores the trend. (more…)

  • East Bengal and Pune lock horns

    Kolkata : On a high after their spirited away campaign in the AFC Cup, East Bengal will look to make it two out of two when they face a struggling Pune FC in a mid-table clash of the I-League football tournament at the Vidyasagar Krirangan in Barasat on the outskirts of the city today.

  • Israel: Sanctuaries in diversity

    A desert park that has reintroduced biblical animals and a bird research centre that monitors one of the world’s most important migration routes, co-exist side by side  in a small country like Israel, RANJITA BISWAS discovers. (more…)

  • Planning Murli style

    Wealth Management is an amazing profession where you never have the same situation repeating. It’s different every time. Each time I meet a family there is something new, something unique to learn and there are always unique challenges to address. To this extent it can be quite like astrology. Every person’s situation is quite unique. Just like the astrologer has a different destiny to predict for each person there is never a

  • MBMC skips retaining cell numbers of civic officials

    Bhayandar  : In a glaring blunder, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has changed its current mobile service provider and while doing so, it has mysteriously skipped the available option of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) which allows a subscriber to retain his mobile number when moving from one service provider to another.

  • Full strength Mumbai FC target win

    Goa : Back to full strength, Mumbai FC are all geared up for the challenge against Dempo SC in a 21st round I-League match to be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday evening.

  • Players focused on task at hand: Ponting

    Hyderabad: With a play-off berth at stake, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting today said that his wards are fully focussed on playing their best cricket in a must-win IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad today.

  • Rain scenes from Friday’s SRH vs RCB match. There were some words exchanged between Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik aswell regarding the decissions made by upmires related to the game starting of.

    D/L method needs to be looked at: Moody

    Hyderabad : Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody has expressed unhappiness at the way the target for Royal Challengers Bangalore was revised under Duckworth/Lewis method in their rain-interrupted IPL cricket match and said that the system “needs to be looked at”.

  • Ishaan, Neel take honours

    Mumbai : Otters’s Ishaan Mehra and Khar Gymkhana’s Neel Roy among boys and Palak Dhami from Matunga Gymkhana stole the opening day’s honours when 13 new records – including three in relays –  were set  in the GMAAA Aquatic championships, held at Tata Swimming pool here today.

  • The cosmic dance called life…

    Overflowing peace and esoteric ecstasy are to be found in this perfect equilibrium in the vision of the infinite amidst finitude as per divine design, says RUBY LILAOWALA. (more…)

  • Snehal leads Thane Tigers to win

    Mumbai : Led by experienced captain Snehal Shinde, the Thane Tigers overcame an early deficit to edge past their rivals Mumbai Devils 42-39 in a women’s league encounter of the The Maha Kabaddi League, a joint initiative by Max Godwit and the Maharashtra State Kabaddi Association, at the Bhartiya Krida Mandir, Wadala, on Saturday.