Free Press Journal
  • Colaba Fire: Enough cause for worry

    The Mumbai police, Navy, fire brigade rose to the occasion to bring yesterday’s South Mumbai’s fire under control; A cabbie turned good Samaritan and transferred tourists free of charge.

  • MCC should consider limiting dimensions of bats: ICC Committee

    London: The ICC Cricket Committee, chaired by former India captain Anil Kumble, has suggested that Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) should “strongly consider” limiting the dimensions of bats to restore balance in the game. Tall scores in T20s and ODIs and even mishits from batsmen landing in the galleries have been a cause of concern for the experts who feel that cricket is increasingly becoming a batsman’s game.

  • Mathura clashes: Teary-eyed mother of killed Mathura SP, says ‘bring back my son’

    Mathura (Uttar Pradesh): The mother of Superintendent of Police Mukul Dwivedi, who was killed yesterday in clashes during a drive to evict illegal occupants of a park in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura district, today rejected the compensation offered by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and said she wants her son back instead.

  • Disappointing start for Kapur and Jeev

    Stockholm: Indian golfers Shiv Kapur and Jeev Milkha Singh had a disappointing start to their campaign at the Nordea Masters. Kapur shot two-over 74 while Jeev carded three-over 75 while Sweden’s Daniel Chopra carded four-over 76. All three of them were in danger of missing the cut and needed solid second round cards to make the weekend. Kapur was going fine at two-under through the front nine, before finding four bogeys on

  • Dawood call row: Anjali Damania hell-bent on Khadse’s scalp

    Mumbai : Social activist Anjali Damania started an indefinite hunger strike at Azad Maidan on Thursday demanding that an inquiry should be set up against BJP minister Eknath Khadse which should probe the allegations of corruption leveled against him.

  • Goa Lokayukta to begin hearing in June

    Panaji: The Goa Lokayukta will begin hearing of pending cases before it from June 6 onwards. “In all 22 cases which are pending before the Lokayukta, fresh notices have been issued. The first hearing would be held on June 6,” a senior official in Lokayukta office, told PTI today.

  • Muthuvel Karunanidhi

    DMK celebrates M Karunanidhi 93rd birthday

    Chennai:  Distribution of sweets, welfare assistance and blood donation by party workers were among the highlights of celebrations of the 93rd birthday of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi today.

  • Nitish Kumar

    ‘Nitish Kumar can defeat BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls’

    Patna: Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief Babu Lal Marandi said on Friday that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the most suitable face as the prime ministerial candidate and he can defeat the BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  • Protests at Donald Trump rally in California

    Los Angeles: Protesters gathered outside a rally for Donald Trump in California, as police braced for violence that has erupted at similar events for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

  • Anantnag by-poll voting postponed by two days

    Srinagar: After communications from the state government, the Election Commission of India has postponed voting for Anantnag assembly seat by-election to June 22.