Free Press Journal
  • Won’t be easy going for BJP in Bihar, says Deve Gowda

    Bengaluru : Former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda on Saturday said ‘secular’ parties had formed a ‘formidable’ alliance in Bihar and it would not be an easy task for the BJP to win the Assembly polls there.

  • Photojournalist Chandu Mhatre dead

    Mumbai : Globally published photojournalist Chandu Mhatre, who photographed major news stories of India for the past four decades, has died, his family said. He was 66.

  • UK couple become world’s oldest newlyweds

    Eastbourne (United Kingdom) : A 103-year-old man and a 91-year-old woman held their wedding in Britain today, becoming the oldest couple to get married in the world, according to a AFP report.

  • Brainy World are CSL Champions

    Mumbai : Brainy World, were crowned in glory by winning the inaugural edition of the Colaba Super League – 2015. In the grand finale, Brainy World showed solid nerves and proved better marksmen to overcome Kalakaar Indians 4-3 via the tie-breaker after 70-minutes of pulsating contest for supremacy finished goalless at the Cooperage ground.

  • Murray tough to beat at Wimbledon: Hewitt

    London : Two-time Major winner Lleyton Hewitt named Scottish Andy Murray as the favourite to clinch the men’s singles title at Wimbledon for the second time.

  • Khar Gym, MLWB in Ullal semis

    Mumbai : Khar Gymkhana and MLWB entered the semi-finals, in the SCS Ullal Cup for women Inter-Club Badminton Tournament, at the Cricket Club of India on Saturday.

  • Canada offers to take in jailed Saudi blogger Rafi Badawi

    Ottawa : Canada offered to take in Raif Badawi, a jailed Saudi blogger who faces flogging, listing him as a priority immigrant on humanitarian grounds so that he might rejoin his family already living here.

  • ‘Black’ US advocate said to be white, drawing scrutiny!

    Washington : A civil rights leader who claims to be part African-American came under the glare of the US media on Friday, after her parents said she was white and had lied about her ethnic identity, reports AFP.

  • Bhendi Bazaar makeover plan to be showcased at Delhi event

    Mumbai : An ambitious multi-million redevelopment plan that seeks to completely transform the landscape of South Mumbai’s crumbling Bhendi Bazaar area will be showcased as one of the best smart city projects at a month-end conference in New Delhi.
    The Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment plan has been selected by the Centre as one of the best smart city projects which will be presented at the meet at Vigyan Bhawan on June 25-26.
    The conference will be

  • Nadal lines up for history on Stuttgart grass

    Stuttgart (Germany) : Rafael Nadal moved into the position to become a dual-surface champion at the Stuttgart Open on Saturday with his 6-3, 6-4 grass-court semi-final defeat of Gael Monfils.

  • Day of upsets

    Mumbai : Cadet boys second seed Rajveer Shah and youth girls second seed Ruchira Manerkar were among the slew of casualties, in the 4-Star PRO TT Combined Mumbai District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the University Pavilion on Saturday.

  • Participants of ‘The Sun Never Sets on Yoga’ practice yoga at The Art of Living in Bangalore on Sunday. The event is being held in about 108 cities around the globe as a prelude to International Yoga Day to be celebrated on June 21.

    If modified, Muslims are ok with Yoga: Madani

    New Delhi : Muslims have no problem with Yoga provided certain modifications are made to it, prominent Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind leader Maulana Mahmood Madani has said. He, however, alleged that a concerted effort is being made to give a particular colour to yoga and ‘that is what is creating problems’.