Free Press Journal
  • BCCI to hold 87th Annual General Meeting

    Mumbai : With the shadow of the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha panel recommendations hanging over its head, the BCCI will be conducting its 87th Annual General Meeting here today with one of the items on the agenda being the election of its honorary secretary.

  • Heartthrobs Brangelina heading for splitsville!

    Los Angeles : The 2016 break-up curse continues as Hollywood actress-filmmaker Angelina Jolie files for divorce from actor Brad Pitt after just two years of marriage. The 41-year-old star, who filed the legal documents on Monday, has cited irreconcil iable differences as the cause of the split, reported TMZ.

  • Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna slam Leander Paes

    New Delhi :  The infighting among Indian tennis has flared up again with Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lashing out at veteran Leander Paes for his remarks on the country’s doubles teams at the last two Olympics.

  • Have nothing to hide: Rafael Nadal, Mo

    London : Rafael Nadal and British Olympic great Mo Farah said they have nothing to hide after their medical records were the latest to be leaked by a cyber-hacking group.

  • Rushiraj wins rapid fire pistol gold

    Gabala (Azerbaijan) : Indian shooters continued their impressive show in the ISSF Junior World Cup with Rushiraj Barot striking gold in the junior men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event on day three of the competition here on Tuesday.

  • Women entitled to end unwanted pregnancy: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai : Endorsing the right of a woman to “lead a life of her choice”, the Bombay High Court has held that the scope of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act should extend to the “mental health” of a woman and she should be “allowed to opt out of an unwanted pregnancy irrespective of the reason”.

  • Maha to remove 1K illegal houses on mangrove land

    Mumbai : The state Mangrove Cell is planning to begin an eviction drive of 1000-plus houses that have encroached on notified mangroves in areas such as Colaba, Saidham Nagar in Parel, Chikoowadi in Borivali and Shankarwadi in Jogeshwari areas of Mumbai. The drive is expected to begin in October, after the monsoon withdraws from the city.

  • Umaria SP transferred under duress of BJP leaders

    BHOPAL : The shadow of the upcoming Shahdol Lok Sabha bye-polls was clearly visible on the transfer list of six IPS officers, released here on Tuesday.

  • Gwalior, Ujjain make it to Smart City list

    BHOPAL : The Union government has included two more cities of Madhya Pradesh— Gwalior and Ujjain – in the list of the proposed smart cities. The second list, comprising 27 cities, was announced on Tuesday. Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur have already been included in the project, which aims at rapid and modern urbanisation in India.

  • P Kashyap reaches main draw, to face K Srikanth

    Tokyo : Commonwealth Games champion P Kashyap advanced to the main draw of the men’s singles competition of Japan Super Series after registering twin victories in the two rounds of the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

  • Single window not in sight 2 yrs after announcement; CM livid

    BHOPAL : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a joint meeting of ministers and officers here on Tuesday, expressed his annoyance over industries department failure to implement single window system. Chouhan said effective single window system should be implemented. Chouhan told Industries department, principal secretary, Mohd Suleiman that “You may be satisfied with the existing single window system but I am not”. He said single window system should be implemented before Global

  • Triple treat for Aditi

    Mumbai : Aditi Sinha lived up to her top billing to bag her maiden triple crown, while Dev Shroff won a double, in the JVPG Mumbai Suburban District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana.

  • Owning property does not empower women

    BHOPAL : NFHS-4, for the first time introduced land ownership data as a measurement of women empowerment. According to the data, 44.70 per cent women in Madhya Pradesh own land – either alone or jointly.

  • Anup Kumar to lead India

    Mumbai : Star raider Anup Kumar from Haryana will lead India in next month’s Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Ahmedabad.

  • Aditya Desai steers Sanghavi into final

    Mumbai : Aditya Desai put up fine show as Utpal Sanghavi beat Udayanchal by two matches to one in the boys under-17 semifinals of the DSO (Divisional Sports Office) All Mumbai (Taluka) inter-school u-17 badminton  tournament , at Goregaon Sports Club. The other semifinal between SM Shetty Bunt Sangh and Lilavati Podar  was a bit of disappointment as Vikhyat Bangera dominated against junior Parthiv Chhabria winning the opening singles 21-5. Later, Ameya 

  • Kapil Dev takes exception to question on Pakistan

    Mumbai : Cricket legend Kapil Dev lost his cool here at the Kabaddi World Cup media conference, where he was the chief guest, when a scribe asked why Pakistan had not been invited to take part in the tournament to be held from October 7 in Ahmedabad.

  • Siddhi sparkles, but Bhatia loses

    Mumbai : Stylist Siddhi Kolekar was at her best while winning both her singles, but her teammates failed to provide her adequate support as T.P. Bhatia went down fighting 2-3 to Patkar College in the girls under-19 final of the Mumbai Suburban (Borivali Taluka) Table Tennis Tournament, organized by Vision Sports Reconnect and Fairplay Sport Management at Goregaon Sports Club on Tuesday.

  • Medio Agnelo inspires Sea View to victory

    Mumbai : Sea View scored twice to register a comfortable 2-0 win against Mumbai Port Trust in a First Division match of the MDFA League 2016-2017, and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel. After a barren first session, Sea View’s midfielder Agnelo Fernandes produced two brilliant passes which led to the goals. Strikers  Varun P.V. and Harshil Somaiya, both cashed in on those chances and made no mistake in scoring a