Free Press Journal
  • Pack of stray dogs kill 10-year-old girl

    BHOPAL : A 10-year-old girl died after she was attacked by a pack of stray dogs while she had gone to attend the nature’s call near her house at Nai Basti in Bhaisakheri village within the limits of Khajoori police station on Sunday afternoon. The stray dogs menace had been a major problem in the area. Three months earlier also the dogs attacked and killed a 10 year-old boy in the same

  • Bangla PM assures ICC of foolproof security for U-19 World Cup

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has assured the International Cricket Council (ICC) that her government will provide foolproof security for the forthcoming Under-19 World Cup. The prime minister was talking to a four-member ICC team, headed by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dave Richardson, at Ganabhaban on Saturday evening. The ICC had in October said that Bangladesh would host the U-19 World Cup from January 22 to February 14, reports The prime minister’s

  • Delhi trump Maharashtra in Ranji match

    New Delhi : Young batsman Dhruv Shorey hit his maiden first class hundred before Delhi orchestrated another Maharashtra batting collapse en route to an impressive nine- wicket win in their Ranji Trophy Group match, which finished on the second day, here. Delhi resumed their first innings at 157 for four and ended up 230 all out, to take a crucial 150-run lead. No Delhi batsman, except Shorey, offered resistance. Playing only his second first class

  • BCCI AGM to dicuss N Srinivasan future

    Mumbai : Sweeping reforms to revive its battered image, including the appointment of an ombudsman, and former chief N Srinivasan’s future as ICC President will dominate the agenda when the BCCI holds its 85th Annual General Meeting here tomorrow. The appointment of the ombudsman, or ethics officer, is one of the key changes that have been proposed in the BCCI’s Memorandum of Rules and Regulations to be taken up at the AGM. With the soon-to-be-delivered

  • BCCI mulls conflict of interest rule to govern cricketers

    According to the rules, would not be allowed to have business interests in the player management companies which represent them. They also cannot cannot sign an endorsement deal with a sponsor which is a competitor to the BCCI sponsor ,

  • India to get formal hosting rights for U-17 FIFA World Cup

    New Delhi: World football governing body FIFA will later on Sunday entrust with India the right to host the third most important event on the FIFA calendar — the Under-17 World Cup India 2017 — at the closing ceremony of the 16th U-17 World Cup in Chile. The final of the 2015 U-17 World Cup will be played between Nigeria and Mali at Viata del Mar at 3.30 a.m. on Saturday. The All India

  • Govt assures support ahead of U-17 WC handover

    New Delhi : Ahead of FIFA’s ceremonial handover of the 2017 U-17 World Cup to India, the country’s Sports Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal, today assured full government support to the world football governing body and AIFF for a successful conduct of the mega event.

  • Mumbai City FC part ways with Bruzon

    Mumbai: Indian Super League side Mumbai City FC have parted ways with their assistant coach Oscar Bruzon with immediate effect due to “differences in football philosophy”. The club issued a statement that the decision to part ways was a “mutual” one. The Spanish coach was absent during Mumbai’s 1-1 draw against Delhi Dynamos in New Delhi on November 6. “The club has decided to part ways with assistant coach Oscar Bruzon with immediate effect.

  • Relentless Bayern march on, Wolfsburg drop points

    Munich : Front-runners Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-0 victory over Stuttgart in the southern derby as Mainz upset third placed Wolfsburg 2-0 in the 12th round of Bundesliga. After crushing Arsenal 4-1 in the Champions League, Bayern Munich continued with their goal-fest as Josep Guardiola’s men swept Stuttgart with four first-half goals to seal the deal before the break on Saturday, reports Xinhua. The German record champions needed only 11 minutes to open the