Free Press Journal
  • ‘Judgement Day’ for Sushil as Delhi High Court decides on trials today

    New Delhi :  Fighting for an Olympic ticket on the unfamiliar legal turf, Sushil Kumar’s glorious wrestling career may meet an unceremonious end when the Delhi High Court pronounces its verdict today on who gets to board the flight to Rio between him and Narsingh Yadav.

  • Podium finish for Nayan Chatterjee

    Bangalore : Bangalore: After a great qualifying session on Saturday, Nayan Chatterjee overcame a tricky start to secure third place at the JK Tyre FMSCI National Rotax Karting Championship 2016 in Bangalore on Sunday.

  • Diptayan Ghosh leads field of Mumbai Mayor International Open Chess Tournament 2016

    Mumbai : Indian players continued to impress with their performances, this time International Master Visakh N R of Tamil Nadu causing ripples with a shock defeat of GM Mikhail Ulybin of Russia, even as another Indian, G M Diptayan Ghosh emerged sole leader after 5 rounds of the Mumbai Mayor International Open Chess Tournament 2016, presented by Zee Learn Ltd and co-sponsored by LIC and Ankit Gems, at Mount Litera School International,

  • Aeka Chatra betters National and two meet records

    Mumbai : Aeka Chatra, the wonder girl from Mumbai’s Otters Club, produced stupendous performance while setting one national and two meet records in the girls group III of the Maharashtra State age group aquatic meet organized by the jointly by Maharashtra State Amateur Aquatic Association and  Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatic Association  at Goregaon Sports Club on Sunday.

  • Rail Coach Factory hold Central Railway in League match of PMC Bank-Guru Tegh Bahadur All India Gold Cup Hockey Championship

    Mumbai :  Central Railway, Mumbai paid dearly for their poor finishing and their defensive approach as they were held to a 2-2 draw by a determined RCF (Rail Coach Factory), Kapurthala in crucial Pool ‘A’ league match of the 12th PMC Bank-Guru Tegh Bahadur All India Gold Cup Hockey Championship, organized by MHAL (Mumbai Hockey Association Limited) and played at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate, on Sunday. The scores were level at 1-all

  • India Qatar agreement

    India, Qatar ink 7 agreements to boost cooperation

    Doha: India and Qatar today signed seven agreements, including one on finance intelligence to check money laundering and terrorism financing and another to woo foreign investment in the infrastructure sector from the gas-rich Gulf state.

  • Leander Paes

    The secret to Leander Paes’s longevity at the top 

    Paris: He has time and again proved to be a magician on court, wielding his racquet like a wand. He can manipulate the play and put the ball agonisingly out of his opponents’ reach. He is the winner of 18 Grand Slam titles — eight in Men’s doubles and 10 in Mixed doubles. For Leander Paes, India’s most distinguished Grand Slam champion at age 42, age truly is just a number.

  • Sushil Kumar

    ‘Judgement Day’ for Sushil as HC decides on trials tomorrow

    New Delhi: Fighting for an Olympic ticket on the unfamiliar legal turf, Sushil Kumar’s glorious wrestling career may meet an unceremonious end when the Delhi High Court pronounces its verdict tomorrow on who gets to board the flight to Rio between him and Narsingh Yadav.

  • Terrorist identified on CCTV is a local youth who joined LeT

    Srinagar: Security agencies today claimed to have identified one of the militants on a CCTV footage as Junaid Matoo, a local resident who joined banned Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) last year, and was allegedly involved in yesterday’s killing of two Jammu and Kashmir police personnel at a bus stand in Anantnag.

  • Norms for e-platforms for crowd funding in 3-4 months: Official

    New Delhi: Regulatory norms for the globally popular peer-to-peer crowd-funding, under which large lenders and borrowers are matched on an online platform, will be in place within the next three months, a top finance ministry official has said.

  • DMs seek explanation from MCDs over ‘lack of cleanliness’

    New Delhi: In a move that may trigger a tussle between BJP-controlled MCDs and the Delhi government, the AAP dispensation has ordered crackdown against civic bodies over “lack of cleanliness” following which district magistrates have issued 178 conditional orders seeking explanation from the civic officials and warned of legal action against them.

  • Gulberg society case: Quantum of sentence likely tomorrow

    Ahmedabad: A special SIT court, which had on June 2 convicted 24 accused in the 2002 post-Godhra Gulberg society massacre case, is expected to pronounce the quantum of sentence tomorrow.

  • PMSBY: Non-life players looking at widening coverage this year

    Mumbai: Non-life insurers are bullish about Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and have drawn up ambitious plans to bring in more people under the scheme whose claim ratio has shot up to around 100 per cent.

  • Jats, reservation

    Jats begin fresh quota stir as Haryana goes on alert

    Chandigarh: Jat leaders today began a fresh quota agitation in Haryana even as over 5000 paramilitary personnel were deployed along with large contingents of the state police to maintain law and order.

  • Congress pulls up Kerala Govt. for ‘discrimination’ against women

    Trivandrum: The Congress Party on Sunday criticised the Kerala Government’s idea to conduct an opinion poll on whether to allow entry of women of all age groups inside the famous Lord Ayappa temple at Sabarimala and termed the move as discrimination against women.