Free Press Journal
  • Viswanathan Anand loses to Vladimir Kramnik

    Moscow : India’s Viswanathan Anand suffered a setback losing to his former world championship challenger Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the fourth round of 10th Tal Memorial International chess tournament, here.

  • Barwani waterfall: This scenic place is worth the distance

    Indore : Amidst the green meadows and high hills, a perfect place for a quick getaway is Barwani waterfall. Situated at a distance of 175 kilometres from Free Press office, it is a comparatively long but scenic journey.

  • Diya Chitale , Swastika Ghosh into qtrs

    Mumbai : Diya Chitale and Swastika Ghosh, both from Maharashtra eased their way into the last eight round of the sub-junior girls’ singles event in the 11Even Sports National Ranking (Central Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Abhay Prashal Indoor Stadium.

  • Uddhav Thackeray Apologises For Offensive Cartoon

    Mumbai : Almost a week after the controversial cartoon was published in `Saamna’ newspaper, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray apologised for it on Saturday and said that it was never their intention to insult women.

  • No invite for Kabaddi World Cup

    Ludhiana: Pakistan will not be invited to participate in the Kabaddi World Cup starting from November 3 in Punjab.  Concerns around the security of the team compelled the organisers to drop the six-time runner up Pakistan.

  • China again blocks move to ban Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar

    New Delhi : China continues to protect Pakistan-based terrorists. China on Saturday extended its technical “hold” on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar for a further three months in the UN Security Council’s 1267 committee.  The “hold” is on an international move to ban the Jaish-e-Mohammed leader by the UN.

  • Saurashtra to miss Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja

    Rajkot : Saurashtra will miss the services of their key players — Cheteshwar Puajra and Ravindra Jadeja — as the Saurashtra Cricket Association today announced the 17-member squad for the first three Ranji Trophy matches.

  • Hari Krishnan, Sethu finish in top 10

    New Delhi : Indian riders Hari Krishnan Rajagopal and Rajiv Sethu put in impressive performances to finish among top 10 in the Asia Dream Cup category of the Asia Road Racing Championship, organized by the Madras Motor Sports Club, at the Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida, on Saturday.

  • Pakistan bans Indian TV channels

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s media regulator has asked all channels in the country to “immediately” stop broadcast of illegal Indian content amid the ongoing tension between the two nations.

  • Armaan to meet Vishnu in the semis

    Mumbai : Wild card entrant Armaan Bhatia will meet the top seed Vishnu Vardhan in the semi- final of the Khar Gymkhana-ATT (Asian Tennis Tour) tennis tournament conducted and hosted by Khar Gymkhana (KG) under the auspices of MSLTA and AITA. The local boy Armaan, who trains at the KG courts was in a comfortable position in the quarter-final, leading 6-4, 2-0 in the second set when his opponent, the fourth seeded

  • Ban display of arms during RSS ‘path sanchalan’: Cong leader

    Ujjain : Senior Congress leader and former MLA Rajendra Bharati lashed out against biased standards adopted by authorities, during a peace committee meeting held here yesterday. Questioning the administration’s decision permitting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s(RSS) open display of arms during the cadre’s ‘path sanchalan’, he suggested all parties should be treated on par, in this respect.

  • China Blocks Tributary Of Brahmaputra In Tibet

    Beijing: China has blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra river in Tibet as part of the construction of its “most expensive” hydro project which could cause concern in India as it may impact water flows into the lower riparian countries. The Lalho project on Xiabuqu river, a tributary of Yarlung Zangbo (the Tibetan name for Brahmaputra), in Xigaze in Tibet involves an investment of 4.95 billion yuan (USD 740 million), Zhang Yunbao,

  • ‘108’ Ambulance service abruptly halted

    Ujjain : The Directorate of health, has brought the functioning of ambulances used for the rescue of roadside accident victims, by dialing 108, to an abrupt halt. This followed an order issued by the Directorate stating that services of employees working with the ambulances had ended as of September 30.

  • India to ratify Paris climate deal today

    New Delhi : India is all set to ratify the Paris climate deal on Sunday, with President Pranab Mukherjee giving his assent to a proposal approved earlier by the government, making India one of the key countries to help bring the pact into force. “We will ratify the Paris deal in the UN on Sunday. The President has signed it. The Union Cabinet has already approved it,” Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave

  • Unable to talk to her fiancé, girl ends life!

    Mumbai : In a tragic incident, a 22-year-old woman from Ghatkopar died when she hung herself in her house when her fiancé did not take her phone calls for a few days.