Free Press Journal
  • PCB urges BCCI to resume cricketing ties

    Lahore: PCB has written to its Indian counterpart on Wednesday, inquiring about the status of the bilateral series scheduled to be staged in the UAE in December. The series has been hit by uncertainty after the recent flare up of tension on the border. BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur had voiced his opposition to the series on social networking platform Twitter a few days ago,  asserting that cricketing relations should not be maintained

  • No banned Pakistan channels being aired in India: Centre tells High Court

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday claimed in Delhi High Court that none of the banned Pakistani TV channels were being allowed to be broadcast in India. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath was also told that the government had received some “complaints regarding beaming of the non-permitted channels by some cable operators.”

  • Jamnabai Narsee win

    Mumbai: A double hat-trick by striker Ishan Rajgarhia was the highlight in Jamnabai Narsee (IGCSE), Juhu 6-1 win over IES Manik Vidya Mandir, Bandra  in a boys’ under-16 Div-IV match of the MSSA Inter-schools football tournament played at the Schools Sports Centre ground, Azad Maidan  on Wednesday.  Vidish Vaidya netted the lone goal for the Bandra lads. In another match, Akash Dayani’s lone strike helped Army Public School, Colaba romp to a

  • Centre accuses Aam Aadmi Party government of creating unnecessary trouble in Anti-Corruption Bureau

    New Delhi: The Aam Admi Party (AAP) government is acting in a “preconceived manner” and creating an “unnecessary impasse” in order to prevent Delhi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) from functioning in accordance with law, the Centre told Delhi High Court today. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said this in an affidavit before a single judge bench of Justice V P Vaish on an application filed by Delhi government seeking directions against the

  • Rakesh Karmakaran, Calvin Barretto score hat-tricks

    Mumbai: Rakesh Karmakaran and Calvin Barretto, both scored hat-tricks in leading Mumbai FC Under-17 to an emphatic 6-0 win against Athens XI in a Second Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League – 2014-15, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Wednesday evening.

  • Tweets on Jaya: SC to hear Swamy’s plea on quashing of complaints

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court would hear on Monday a plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking quashing of six criminal defamation complaints lodged against him for allegedly making some comments against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in his tweets, reports PTI. The apex court, which has already stayed the proceedings against Swamy in the complaints, said, “You file the application. We will take it up on Monday.”

  • ‘Police silent on giving protection to other religious places’

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday told Delhi High Court that the city police has taken steps to ensure safety of churches and institutes run by missionaries but was “silent” on the issue of protection to other religious places like temples, mosques and gurudwaras. The submission was made by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) before a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath which was hearing a PIL,