Free Press Journal
  • Murray beats Djokovic in Canadian Open final

    Montreal :  British tennis star Andy Murray beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the Canadian Open final here to snatch his third win at the Canada’s Masters 1000 tournament.

  • Wish we had attacked, not defended: Shastri

    Colombo :  Notwithstanding India’s shock defeat in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka, Team Director Ravi Shastri on Monday made it clear that they will not change their style of play in the remaining two Tests, saying the endeavour has always been to play ‘fearless cricket’.

  • Real Madrid finalises contract extension with Ramos till 2020

    Madrid  :  Spanish football giants Real Madrid on Monday confirmed that defender Sergio Ramos and the club have reached an agreement over a new deal which will ensure the player will be at the club till 2020.

  • Metro-III PAPs to be shifted to ‘convenient locations’: MMRC

    Mumbai  : Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) to shift slum-dwellers affected by Metro-III project to convenient locations in SRA flats, officials of MMRC said. These flats are in various stages of completion and are currently being constructed by M/s HDIL under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority.

  • Former wrestling coach upset over Dronacharya snub

    New Delhi :  Former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar will be filing a petition in the Delhi High Court today against the Dronacharya Award selection committee for ignoring him for the prestigious honour. The Dronacharya Award selection committee had on Friday recommended Anoop Singh Dahiya’s name for this award.

  • Fresh charge on Kamat, Alemao is denied bail

    Alemao, who was PWD Minister in the Kamat Govt, and three others, including ex-Vice-President of Louis Berger Satyakam Mohanty, head of JICA-aided project in Goa Anand Wachasunder and alleged hawala dealer Raychand Soni have been arrested in connection with the case (more…)

  • Kasab II to undergo lie test today: Court

    New Delhi :  Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Naved Yakub, who was captured by villagers after the Udhampur terror attack earlier this month that had left two BSF personnel dead, will undergo a polygraph test tomorrow, a Delhi court said on Monday. Allowing the plea filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA), the court directed that Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Naved be taken to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) at the CGO complex here tomorrow at

  • India to give evidence to Pak on Punjab attacks

    New Delhi : India will confront Pakistan with evidence that the three terrorists who carried out attacks in Gurdaspur and the militant who was caught in Udhampur had come from across the border during the forthcoming National Security Advisor-level talks.

  • Cops bust racket of bogus Aadhar card makers

    Mumbai : No one would have thought that Aadhar card can be made without any documentation, but after the Charkop police raid it has come to light that two accused, who were running an e-seva kendra in Kandivali east who made them for just Rs 2,000.

  • Yadav’s conviction in Nitish Katara murder upheld

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the conviction of Vikas Yadav and Sukhdev Yadav alias Pehlwan in the Nitish Katara murder case but issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the quantum of sentence.

  • Left to Right: Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Rampal and Sony TV artists Aman and Sangeeta. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Finance Minister, Captain Abhimanyu with actress Parineeti Chopra during 35th India day parade in New York City on Sunday. PTI

    Biggest-ever India Day Parade in New York

    New York : Thousands of people from the Indian diaspora, Bollywood celebrities and Indian politicians were part of the spectacular 35th annual India Day Parade in New York.

  • India opener Shikhar Dhawan celebrates after scoring an unbeaten innings of 150 off 158 balls comprising 21 boundaries against Bangladesh in one-off Test on Wednesday.

    Injured Dhawan ruled out of remaining Tests

    Colombo :  India suffered a huge blow after their in-form opener Shikhar Dhawan was on Monday ruled out of the remainder of the cricket Test series against Sri Lanka due to a hairline fracture in his hand.

  • 20 minute walk may cut heart failure risk: study

    London : Men who get regular, moderate exercise, such as walking or cycling for 20 minutes daily, may have a lower risk of heart failure compared to those with the lowest and highest levels of activity, a new study has claimed, reports PTI.

  • Tussle between CR, WR over new MUTP-II trains begins

    Mumbai : The much delayed new trains procured under the MUTP-II have sparked a tussle between the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR). After the discontent amongst commuters of CR over the new trains to be operated on Western Railway, senior officials from CR are also condemning the decision.