Free Press Journal
  • Lionel Messi kin deny ‘Panama’s claim

    Barcelona : The family of Argentine star Lionel Messi has stressed it has never used the services of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca to escape tax scrutiny. The law firm had 11.5 million of its documents anonymously leaked in the so-called ‘Panama Papers’ scandal on Sunday, that suggests involve 140 politicians, officials around the globe.

  • Opinion

    RSS, BJP should fine tune strategy

    The political debate in the country is increasingly becoming shrill and a matter of concern. It is high time the BJP and its mentor, the RSS, fine tune their strategy, recalibrating it so that they do not hurt the susceptibilities of others.

  • Neymar should stay at Barca : Cafu

    Rio de Janeiro : Brazilian football legend Cafu has said his country’s poster boy Neymar should stay at Spanish champions FC Barcelona to fulfill his immense potential.

  • Chittor horror: Dalit kids thrashed, paraded naked

    Jaipur :  Three minor Dalit boys were stripped and beaten by a mob and paraded naked after they were accused of stealing a motorcycle in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh district.

  • Fahad double strikes lift Freunds to victory

    Mumbai : Freunds Sports Club recorded an authoritative 3-0 win against Labbaik FC in a Third Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2015-2016 and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Monday. Dominating the proceedings from the outset, Freunds scored the goals through Fahad Shaikh who netted a brace and one by Janak Thakur to seal their victory.

  • UP govt ready for CBI probe in Dadri case if HC orders

    Lucknow: After dithering for months on the issue of recommending a CBI probe into the Dadri lynching case, the Uttar Pradesh government said if the Allahabad High Court found an inquiry by the investigation agency relevant, it would honour and implement the order.

  • Many countries, one great language – MUSIC

    The gala concert by pianist Tatyana Dichenko, organised by the Russian Cultural Centre had the audience mesmerised with a soulful performance. One of the special invitees for the evening was Viveck Shettyy, MD, Indus Communications, who is also the lead vocalist of his band.

  • Handmade ceramics and paintings exhibition

    Potters Place presents handmade ceramics by Shalan Dere and paintings by Dipti Dandekar. Shalan Dere, a Gold Medallist from J.J. school of art Mumbai, has to her credit, several solo as well as group shows and has been at the forefront in organizing as well participating in several annual potters markets in Mumbai and outside.

  • Army rushes to buy bullet proof jackets

    NEW DELHI :  In a bid to overcome the critical challenge of acute shortage of the bullet proof jackets, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has cleared the issue of a global tender this week itself for buying more than 1.30 lakh jackets as they are urgently needed for the security personnel deployed in the counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast.

  • Mohan Bagan settle for draw with Shillong

    Shillong : Mohun Bagan had to settle for a 2-2 draw against Shillong Lajong after conceding a last-gasp goal to see their title defence slip further in the Hero I-League football, here.

  • Candidates named, poll war in Kerala warms up

    Thiruvananthapuram :  Kerala’s assembly elections are still over a month away, but the two main alliances in the state — plus the BJP — are already battle ready.

  • Events Corner : Grace

    Jaiguru Arts Present’s a group exhibition of paintings and murals, titled “Grace” by 30 artists. A group art exhibition showing the vivid art works of Artists from different regions of our country with diverse backgrounds has been arranged on a common platform.

  • Sporting aim for full points against Aizawl

    Margao : Sporting Clube de Goa will look to collect full points when they lock horns with Aizawl FC in the Hero I-League match at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda here on Wednesday.

  • Akhilesh skips PM event at Noida; ‘jinx’ at play?

    Noida :  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday again skipped Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s event at this town adjoining the national capital, apparently owing to the so-called ‘Noida jinx’.

  • Panel for fencing Pak border

    NEW DELHI :  Concerned over terrorist intrusions from Pakistan, including one leading to Pathankot attack in January, the Home Ministry on Tuesday set up a panel to address the issue of gaps and vulnerability in the border fencing along the international border with Pakistan.

  • EB title hopes jolted after draw

    Barasat (WB) : A sloppy East Bengal squandered a fine lead through Ashutosh Mehta’s late goal and settled for a 2-2 draw against Mumbai FC to see their I-League title hopes get a jolt at the Vidyasagar Krirangan here.

  • Honourable men, indeed

    They all are honourable men and women, from realty firm DLF’s boss KP Singh to mafia don Iqbal Mirchi and to even our own legal-eagle, Harish Salve. And if you trust what they say, they have done nothing wrong.

  • Events Corner : Exploring Yugandhar

    A well known artist from Mumbai, B. R. Kulkarni will showcase his latest work on Yugandhar through his unique perceptions about Lord Krishna’s life in vivid expressive forms.