Free Press Journal
  • Packers into last 8

    Mumbai : The twin strikes by Stacy Prince were the feature of Bandra Packers’ comfortable 3-0 win against Freunds SC in a women’s second round match of the 23rd Bandra Gymkhana Open Rink Football Tournament and played under floodlights at the Demonte Park Recreational Ground, Bandra. Jessica D’Souza netted the third goal to seal Packers victory and a passage to the quarter-finals.

  • Signs of life found in Earth’s mantle

    London : Scientists have collected an unprecedented sequence of rock samples from the shallow mantle of the Atlantic Ocean that bear signs of life, unique carbon cycling, and ocean crust movement. During a 47-day expedition to collect rock cores from the Atlantis Massif, a 4,000 metre tall underwater mountain along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, researchers collected rock samples using seabed rock drills from Germany and the UK – the first time the technology has

  • Man arrested for woman’s brutal murder

    Mumbai : Crime Branch officials have arrested one person for the brutal murder of a woman. The victim, a 28-year-old woman was beheaded and her body disposed in a gunny bag in a lake in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Only Pak bizmen with 10-L income welcome

    NEW DELHI : India plans to issue ‘India business cards’ as visa for multiple entry for three years to businessmen from the South Asian countries from April 1 to explore business opportunities in the country and boost regional trade, but with certain restrictions in case of Pakistani businessmen in view of the concerns raised by the intelligence agencies.

  • Syria’s main oppn cancels meeting with UN spl envoy

    Geneva : Syria’s main opposition group said that it will not attend a planned afternoon meeting with the UN special envoy, adding further doubts about the prospects for peace talks in Switzerland.

  • Air India down Kenkre FC

    Mumbai : Twice in arrears, defending champions Air India fought back to snatch a narrow 3-2 win against Kenkre FC in an exciting Elite Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2015-2016, and played at the Cooperage ground.

  • Mahurat of Hindi film ‘Love You Family’

    Producers Vipul Diwani and D S Bhatia had recently invited guest and relatives for mahurat of their debut film ‘Love You Family’ at Time & Again, Andheri. The film is made under the banner of Khushi Motion pictures which is written and directed by Sachindra Sharma. On this auspicious occasion they also had kept a song recording too.

  • Soccer tourney by Don Bosco 

    Mumbai : The Youth of Don Bosco Centre for Learning, Kurla will be organizing the ‘Don Dosco’ Challenge Cup an (8-a-side) football tournament, at the Don Bosco ground, Kurla starting from Sunday, February 14 to March 13, 2016. The tournament is dedicated to the Seven Student ‘Gone too Soon’, who died in the Hotel City Kinara tragedy.

  • NSCI Club becomes integrated sports & entertainment club

    The National Sports Club of India (NSCI) is located in Mumbai and Delhi a membership base upwards of 15,000 members’ constituting of the who’s who of each city and more. Established in the early 50’s, the club has in the last few years transformed itself into a modernized world class institution, becoming not only a matter of pride for its members’ but the city as a whole.

  • SC forms panel to oversee sale of PACL land for repaying investors

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday ignited hopes of thousands who lost money invested in PACL Limited on promise of getting land as it empowered the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to sell assets of the company to refund the investors. It also set up a committee headed by former Chief Justice of India R M Lodha to work with SEBI in selling of assets and refund as much

  • Clear case of physician, heal thyself

    British Prime Minister David Cameron loves Indians and left to himself, he would invite many of them to settle down in Britain. So will many other prime ministers and presidents. They love to shake hands with the Khans of Bollywood, the bright techies and stars from IITs and other management schools and tycoons who have fattened themselves on inherited wealth. Similarly, doors of the Silicon Valley and major business schools have again

  • Cold wave returns to North; 46 trains cancelled due to fog

    New Delhi:  Cold conditions were back in the north as temperatures fell across the region including in Jammu and Kashmir where weatherman has predicted a further drop in mercury, while fog forced the cancellation of 46 trains. Delhiites too experienced slight nip in the air. The minimum temperature dropped two notches below the normal to settle at 6.6 degrees Celsius, while the maximum was recorded at 21.3 degrees, a notch below the

  • ‘Selfie monkey’ can sue again for copyright infringement

    Washington : The black macaque in the world-famous “monkey selfie” which it took after pressing a button on a camera owned by a wildlife photographer four years ago in Indonesia has another chance to fight for the copyright ownership, media reported, says IANS.

  • Revealed:Benefits of eating chocolate during pregnancy

    Washington DC : In a study titled ‘High-flavanol chocolate to improve placental function and to decrease the risk of preeclampsia: a double blind randomized clinical trial’ researchers have revealed the benefit of chocolate consumption during pregnancy, reports ANI.

  • Third scare in 5 days: Aus schools evacuated after hoax threat calls

    Melbourne : Over 20 schools across Australia were evacuated or locked down after receiving threats of bomb and shooting attacks believed to have originated overseas to cause disruptions, in the third scare within five days,reports PTI.

  • How ‘real Airlift’ created a Guinness record!

    Mumbai : While a debate rages on about the veracity of events depicted in new Bollywood flick ‘Airlift’ on India’s massive evacuation efforts in war-ravaged Kuwait, a former Air India official said it was carried out with ‘clock-work precision’ and made it to the Guinness World Records.