Free Press Journal
  • Stage set for gala opening in the east

    Guwahati : A carnival atmosphere will fill the air when the opening ceremony of India Super League 3 celebrates the cultural diversity and spirit of the eight sisters before familiar foes Northeast United FC and Kerala Blasters resume their rivalry on the pitch here today.

  • Hockey trials at MHAL

    Mumbai : Selection trials will be conducted to pick the Maharashtra men’s and women’s teams that will participate in the 1st Hockey India 5-a-side Senior National Hockey Championship 2016, to be held at Pune from October 26-30, 2016. The selection trials will be held at the MHAL Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Sunday, October 2 and Monday 3 at 2.00 pm.

  • Guard against terror strikes, States told

    New Delhi : In view of intelligence inputs that some Pakistan-based terror groups may carry out attacks in various parts of the country, the Central Government on Friday issued a nation-wide alert and directed states to heighten vigil to foil any such attempts.

  • ‘Wait-and-watch strategy was intentional’

    New Delhi : Despite trailing in most of her bouts at the Rio Olympics, wrestler Sakshi Malik managed to settle for the bronze medal in the women’s 58kg category. But she clarified that she intentionally applied the wait and watch strategy to overpower her opponents.

  • ‘Humiliated’ Pakistan puts off Saarc Summit

    Islamabad : Pakistan on Friday postponed the SAARC Summit to be held here next month after five-member states of the grouping decided against attending the meet as India asserted that Islamabad was “compelled to recognise” the regional sentiment against terrorism.

  • Harmeet Desai, Manika Batra Champions

    Mumbai : Harmeet Desai and Manika Batra, both of PSPB, registered contrasting victories to bag the men’s and women’s singles crowns respectively in the 11Even Sports National Ranking (Central Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Abhay Prashal Indoor Stadium.

  • Babar Azam’s maiden ton lifts Pakistan

    Sharjah : Babar Azam knocked his maiden century to guide Pakistan to 284-9 in the first of three day-night internationals against the West Indies today, in a match hit by floodlight failure in Sharjah.

  • Karnataka loses Cauvery control

    New Delhi/Bengaluru : With the Karnataka Government refusing to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Friday took away the control of all the four major reservoirs across the river from the State and handed over the same to the Central Cauvery Water Management Board.

  • Jayesh Pungliya, Rohan Gajjar enter quarter-finals

    Mumbai : The fourth seeded Jayesh Pungliya and wild-card entrant Rohan Gajjar registered contrasting wins to enter the quarter-finals of the Khar Gymkhana – ATT (Asian Tennis Tour) tennis tournament conducted and hosted by Khar Gymkhana. Pungliya lost just two games in the match, both in the first set, as he overpowered Karan Lalchandani 6-2, 6-0 while Gajjar, who is a coach at Khar Gymkhana, overcame the stiff challenge of the left-handed

  • WADA releases list of prohibited substances

    Montreal : The World Anti-Doping Agency has released its 2017 list of prohibited substances for athletes, adding a drug used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and eating disorders to its catalog of banned stimulants.

  • Sebi treads cautiously to strengthen commodities market

    Mumbai : Sebi, which took over the regulation of commodities a year ago, today said it is treading cautiously to align the commodity derivatives segment on the lines of securities market.

  • NSEL PMLA case: ED attaches Rs 1,170 cr assets of FTIL

    Mumbai : Stepping up action in the Rs 5,600-crore NSEL money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached assets worth Rs 1,170 crore of Financial Technologies India Ltd (FTIL).