Free Press Journal
  • Sri Lanka, UAE as host is funny: Kirti Azad

    New Delhi : Former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad has slammed the prospect of Sri Lanka or the UAE hosting the much awaited series between India and Pakistan in December, and described the idea as `very funny`.“If you play a series either in Sri Lanka or UAE, what’s the use of doing that? The condition in Pakistan is not at all safe and they won’t come to India. Sri Lanka or UAE, I find

  • Railway lessons for India: With love, from Japan

    India once boasted of having one of the largest railway networks in the world – thanks to the British. But it slipped in global rankings on all counts.  Today, it is Japan which could teach India lots of things.

  • BCCI seeks government clearance on Pak series

    New Delhi : The BCCI has formally sought the clearance of the central government to play Pakistan in Sri Lanka in December, its secretary Anurag Thakur confirmed. The ball is now in the court of respective governments of India and Pakistan with both BCCI and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) waiting for political clearance for the series next month. “Yesterday, I have written a letter to the Foreign Ministry seeking clearance to play with Pakistan

  • Barca trounce Roma

    Advance to Champions League pre-quarters along with Bayern,

  • Mumbai, Kerala lock horns in crucial tie

    Navi Mumbai : Placed right at the bottom half of the points table in the Indian Super League (ISL), both Mumbai City FC and Kerala Blasters FC have no other option but to win all the remaining matches, starting with the one at the DY Patil Stadium today, to ensure a place in the play-offs. With three losses from last five games, hosts Mumbai are seventh with 12 points from 11 games, having won

  • Goa draw with NEUFC

    Margao:  FC Goa came from behind to hold North East United to a 1-1 draw in the 12th round encounter of the Indian Super League football tournament on Wednesday. While North East got the lead through substitute Victor Mendy in the 56th minute, the home team drew level in the 80th minute courtesy Reinaldo da Cruz Oliveira. With this draw, Zico’s boys maintained their second position in the league table with 19 points from

  • Mumbai win over MP

    Indore : Iqbal Abdulla (39) and Shardul Thakur (38) held nerves under intense pressure as they raised an unbeaten 68-run stand lower down the order to lead Mumbai to a stunning come-from-behind victory over Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. Chasing a tricky 280, Mumbai were staring down the barrel at 215 for seven when Abdulla and Thakur joined forces. They showed nerves of steel and eked out a match-winning partnership. Mumbai ended at 283 for seven

  • Saina Nehwal , Kidambi Srikanth enter finals

    Dubai : Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth were the only two Indian shuttlers who on Wednesday qualified for the prestigious year-ending $1 million BWF World Superseries Finals to be played at the Hamdan Sports Complex here from December 9-13. The tournament sees the top eight players/pairs of the world compete in all the five categories of the sport — singles (men’s and women’s) and doubles (men’s, women’s and mixed). Both Saina, who had also

  • India Art Festival: A heaven for art lovers

    The India Art Festival, now in to its fifth year, is known for its unbiased representation of artists from all walks of life and from across the globe world over is starting at Nehru Centre, Worli from today and will be on till November 29, 2015.