Free Press Journal
  • S Africa top court throws out final Pistorius appeal bid

    Johannesburg : South Africa’s Constitutional Court has rejected Oscar Pistorius’s last-ditch attempt to appeal against his murder conviction for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Sea View down Port Trust to advance into semis

    Mumbai : Sea View SC forwards did a splendid job to convert the chances that came their way to complete a deserving 3-2 win against Mumbai Port Trust in an exciting men’s first round match of the Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana 36th Invitation Rink Hockey Tournament – 2016, for the Late Victor D’Mello Memorial Trophy, and played at the Gymkhana’s floodlit tennis courts.

  • Oops! Hackers target wrong Google

    London : Hackers affiliated to ISIS terror group who promised to take down International search engine giant Google has instead targeted a small India tech firm, according to a media report.

  • Martin Crowe: Batsman with the sixth sense!

    Mumbai : We all know how much a bating legend Martin Crowe is. Rather was. It is really difficult to digest the fact that we have lost him forever. Apart from his batting, he will always be remembered for his great skill in motivating others to perform and that helped him to take his team at par with other, powerful teams with ease. His captaincy was highly respected and acclaimed even by his

  • Mortaza: Pakistan’s envy, Bangladesh’s pride

    Mirpur : Call it a compulsion, but sporting achievements are often measured by numbers in hand and that is precisely why it will be difficult to analyse Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza’s influence and contribution in the country’s ever-growing cricketing ambitions.

  • Man commits suicide by jumping before train

    Ujjain : An unknown man committed suicide by jumping before the running train in Ghada Pulia area, on Thursday morning. Identity of the deceased could not be established and the scene at the place was horrific as train had torn the body of deceased in two parts. According to an eyewitness, man was sitting near the railway track from last several hours and as Nizzamudin express arrived at the place he jumped before

  • Indian women to meet Puerto Rico in World TT main draw

    Kuala Lumpur : The Indian women’s squad, after having topped the group in the qualifiers, received first-round bye in the main draw where they clash with Puerto Rico, while the men’s team will start against Hungary at the 2016 table tennis World Championships here.

  • Gelatine rods and detonators found in tractor trolley in Mahidpur

    Ujjain : Mahidpur police confiscated the consignment of 50 gelatine rods and 50 detonators kept hidden in tractor trolley parked near Apsara Talkies in Mahidpur city, on Thursday morning. Two accused Narayan Lal and Mohan Lal were also arrested in connection of the case.

  • Mumbai U-23 team lifts C K Nayudu Trophy

    Mumbai : After Mumbai’s senior team won the the Ranji Trophy last week, the under-23 cricketers from the city brought home another cup today when they clinched the Col C K Nayudu Trophy by defeating Indore by virtue of taking the first innings lead in a high-scoring drawn final on Thursday. The victorious team became richer by Rs 20 lakh for winning the Nayudu Trophy.

  • How CAG nominee in board would mean interference: SC 

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday allayed BCCI’s apprehension that it will face ICC’s ire for carrying out drastic restructuring of the Board by including a CAG nominee into it saying the appointment under the judicial order does not amount to government interference.

  • Goa, Bengal score narrow wins

    Mumbai : Goa dished out a strong resolute display to overcome a fighting Assam 1-0 in a Group-B league match of the 70thNational Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy, conducted by WIFA under the auspices of AIFF, hosted by NDFA and played at the University Stadium, Nagpur, on Thursday.

  • Srikanth, Kashyap reach pre-quarters

    Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany) : Indian ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the prequarterfinals after notching up contrasting victories in the men’s singles competition of the USD 120,000 German Grand Prix Gold here.

  • Sebi orders four cos to refund investors money

    New Delhi :  Markets regulator, the Sebi has ordered four companies to refund the money, which they had raised by issuing securities to investors without complying with the public issue norms.

  • 1 per cent cut in corporate taxes to cost exchequer Rs 15K cr: Adhia

    New Delhi :  Finance Ministry on Thursday said it refrained from reducing the corporate tax rate by 1 per cent in 2016-17 Budget as it would have resulted in revenue sacrifice of Rs 15,000 crore and impacted the fiscal consolidation programme.

  • BSE to modify electronic filing system

    Mumbai: Leading stock exchange BSE will modify its electronic filing system to help brokers furnish details of their associates online.