Free Press Journal

    Bull-taming sport stayed, Jaya seeks an Ordinance

    New Delhi : Jallikattu, one of the oldest bull-taming sports in the world, will not be played this year during Pongal in Tamil Nadu, with the Supreme Court on Tuesday staying the Centre’s notification lifting ban on the controversial game as an interim measure.

  • Fixing case is ‘warning’ for small teams, says Hong Kong boss Cutler

    Hong Kong : An alleged fixing approach to Hong Kong’s Irfan Ahmed is a “warning” for other emerging teams, the territory’s cricket chief said on Tuesday.  Tim Cutler, chief executive of the Hong Kong Cricket Association, told AFP that associate, or non-Test playing, members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) were particularly vulnerable to match-fixers.

  • Services down Railways in basketball nationals

    Mysuru : Former champions Punjab registered their second win on the trot by defeating Delhi 99-89 in a high voltage men’s level one clash at the 66th Senior National Basketball Championship being held at the Chamundi Vihar Stadium here on Tuesday.

  • Gujarat, AP to clash in final

    Mumbai : Telangana beat Punjab by a solitary run in a thrilling Group B tie, in the ONGC All-India Cricket Tournament for the Blind, organised by the Blind Welfare Organisation, Nashik (India), in association with Islam Gymkhana, on Tuesday.

  • Sunny scripts Lion’s win

    Mumbai : Lion King’s powerful performance proved too strong for Fearless Sharks to handle as they succumbed to a 0-3 defeat in a boys’ under-14 league match of the Ajmera FCL (Football Champions League) Juniors football tournament for kids, which is being hosted and conducted by TSG(The Sports Gurukul) in association with Argentine club, Boca Juniors Football School.

  • Ensure RBI is not seen as paper tiger: Rajan to staff

    Mumbai :  As RBI chides banks to act tough on bad debts, Governor Raghuram Rajan has asked his colleagues to ensure that the central bank is not seen as mere “paper tiger” and even rich and powerful wrong-doers are not spared.

  • Kotwani’s second win

    Mumbai : Hitesh Kotwani of Hindu Gymkhana looked very comfortable playing on his home table and produced another steady performance to register his second victory in Group ‘F’ league of the Rs 2 lakh prize-money P.J. Hindu Gymkhana Invitation Billiards Tournament 2016.

  • M S Sathyu inaugurates Success Films India Ltd

    Sudhir Attavar, director-producer from Banglore started his post production studio Success Films Pvt Ltd in Mumbai. M S Sathyu came specially to inaugurate the studio.

  • Crude falls below $31

    Singapore :  US crude tumbled below $31 a barrel, extending a sell-off that has sent the commodity to more than 12-year lows, hit by a global supply glut, a strong dollar and tepid demand.

  • Audio launch of film ‘Direct Ishq’

    Pradeep Sharma recently launched the much for his debut film ‘Direct Ishq’ as a producer under banner Baba Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd. Present for the launch was director Rajiv Ruia, Actor Rajniesh Duggall, singer Swati Sharrma and music director Vivek Kar. Jignesh Hirani was also present for the event. The film is set for a release on 19th February.

  • Joister launches free Wi-Fi

    Joispot Wi-Fi has created free Wi-Fi Internet hotspots in public places like Schools, Colleges, Malls, Cafeterias, Restaurants, Market Areas, Gardens etc. and is providing free Wi-Fi Internet to local people who cannot afford heavy charges of 3G or 4G Internet data plans. Joister’s managing director Nikunj Kampani is of the opinion that Internet contains massive information and educational content, which is very useful to people in day-to-day life, which in-turn can improve

  • A helping hand

    An evening for senior citizens was recently organised by municipal corporator Vinod Shelar, Manish Morarka and Anil Morarka at Ram Leela Maidan Malad.

  • Mercedes to review ops if diesel car ban stays

    Mumbai: The country’s largest luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz India, which launched its maiden SUV Coupe, the GLE 450 AMG Coupe, reiterated that if the ban on registration of high-end diesel cars in NCR continues beyond March, it will have to review its business plans in the country.

  • Sangeeta, Pankaj, Suresh emerge champs

    Mumbai : Reserve Bank Of India’s former State and National Champion Sangeeta Chandorkar, former State Champion Pankaj Pawar and Former National Champion Suresh Kajrolkar won the Women, Men & Veteran singles titles in the 25th Senior Mumbai District Carrom Championship 2015.