Free Press Journal
  • Ravichandran Ashwin and Harbhajan Singh clear air on twitter

    New Delhi : Ravichandran Ashwin and Harbhajan Singh today sought to clear the air around the “pitch debate” via micro-blogging site twitter showing mutual respect and appreciation for each other.

  • ‘Match-fixing was at its worst in 96’

    Karachi : Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar today claimed that match-fixing was at its peak in 1996 and said the environment in the dressing room was far from conducive.

  • No word on Pakistan in Goa declaration, Congress to Prime Minister Modi

    New Delhi : The Congress on Monday ridiculed Prime Minister Modi for his abject failure as reflected in the Goa declaration of BRICS sans a word on Pakistan or the cross-border terror attacks on India’s military bases in Uri and Pathankot.

  • Haji Ali Dargah, Worli

    Haji Ali ban on women extended till next Monday

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday extended the stay on entry of women in the sanctum sanctorum of the famous Haji Ali Dargah, a Muslim shrine in South Mumbai, for another week till October 24.

  • Supreme Court dismisses plea on 2G court’s jurisdiction

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed pleas challenging the jurisdiction of the special 2G court to try Aircel-Maxis deal case in which ex-Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi and others are accused.

  • No. 1 Spot On Radar

    Shanghai : Andy Murray has never been the most fashionable member of tennis’s ‘Big Four’, but he finally looks the part as he zeroes in on the world number one spot.

  • Bid to instigate Muslims, says minority panel chief

    Hyderabad: The Chairman of State Minorities Commission serving Andhra Pradesh and Telangana sees the Law Commission’s questionnaire asking the public for responses on the Uniform Civil Code and ‘triple talaq’ as an “attempt by the government to brand Muslims as anti-nationals”.

  • Kerala draw with Pune

    Pune : FC Pune City fought hard for their first point at home after a 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters in a Hero Indian Super League clash at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, Balewadi-Pune, on Monday.

  • Now, Omar Abdullah detained for hours at US airport

     New York : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was subjected to “another random” secondary immigration check upon his arrival in the US due to which he had to spend two hours at the airport.

  • The Journey of Vibrations, Emotions and Love

    An exhibition of paintings by young contemporary artists – Charlee Correia, Pravin Shinde, Rahul Kamble. Charlee is as his name suggests. He attracts everyone because of his behaviour and thinking which is pure and saved and his believes in equality. His paintings convey thought emotion and expressions of humans and give more importance to the emotional vibrations. Pravin was raised in the villages of Marathwada and he established himself in Mumbai. Pravin,

  • 30 States to vie for top honours in Junior National Rugby from Thursday

    Mumbai : A total of 30 states (18 boys and 12 girls’ teams) will be participating in the “Societe Generale Junior (boys’ and girls’ under-18) National Rugby Sevens Championship 2016”, at the prestigious Bombay Gymkhana on October 20 & 21, 2016. The two-day event is being conducted by The Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU) aka Rugby India, in association with Societe Generale and Rugby Association of Maharashtra (RAM).

  • Video of Rohith Vemula asserting his Dalit status surfaces

    Hyderabad : A video, purportedly showing Hyderabad Central University (HCU) research scholar Rohith Vemula, who allegedly committed suicide in January, claiming that he is a Dalit has gone viral, days after a judicial panel reportedly rejected his caste status in its probe report.

  • Sellebrity down Agnel

    Mumbai : Sellebrity FC started off on a bright winning note as they overcame Fr. Agnel SC 3-2 in a keenly fought and absorbing Super Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2016-2017, and played at the Mumbai Football Arena, Shahaji Raje Bhosale Kreeda Sankul-BKLP (Andheri Sports Complex) on Sunday evening. Strikes Zeeshan Shaikh, Merwyn Fernandes and Amit Singh, with a strike at the death scored for Sellebrity, while

  • Sensorium

    “SENSORIUM”, an exhibition of drawings and sculptures by well-known sculptor Anand Prabhudesai. Nature creates ‘things’ with the plural patterns for experiencing them.

  • Rustic Melodies

    An exhibition of paintings titled ‘Rustic Melodies’ by -umbai based young contemporary artist Yojana Dehankar. Speaking about her paintings, Yojana says, “For me art is the unique example of expressing a cultured way of life. Through my artworks, I try to bring to life the intangible experience of joy and exultation that is central to our existence.” She was pursuing engineer, when Yojana found her calling in colours and decided to shift

  • More water to be released in Yamuna to cut pollution

    Mathura: To bring down the level of pollution in Yamuna and ensure unfettered flow in the river, adequate water will ‘soon’ be released in it from Haryana’s Hathni Kund barrage, Union Minister Uma Bharati has said as she sought to address concerns raised by local religious leaders here.

  • Book launch

    Sivanandhan – Former Commissioner of Police, Mumbai, Vinay Hebbar – MD, Harvard Business Publishing, Asia Pasific, Dr Tehemton Udwadia – Chairman Cemast and Dr Sanjay Oak – Former VC, DY Patil University did the honours for author and surgeon, Dr Rakesh Sinha, by launching his first book ‘The Anatomy of Success’.

  • Pakistan Saga

    The late Yusuf Meherally, a genuine leftist (unlike some pseudo leftists of today) in his book “The Road to Pakistan” had described the proposed Pakistan at that time, as a land, “where impossible always happens and inevitable never.”