Free Press Journal
  • Abhay scripts Amateurs win big

    Mumbai : Abhay Amin grabbed the opening day’s honours by notching a fine hat-trick to power Karnatak Amateurs SC to a comfortable 6-0 win against Shree Krishna SC in a first round match of the 10th Late Adv. A.R. Kudrolli Memorial Knockout Football Tournament 2016, conducted by The Karnatak Sporting Association and played at the KSA ground, Cross Maidan.

  • St Francis in semis

    Mumbai : Johnson Mathews’ double strike in the first half featured in St. Francis D’Assisi’s 4-0 win over Ryan International in the boys under-16 quarterfinals of the Poinsur Gymkhana’s suburban inter-school football tournament, under their Uttar Mumbai Krida Mahotsav Sports Fiesta, played at their ground at Kandivali. Right from the word go, Johnson was in his element as first struck in the 13th minute, sending the ball home in a skirmish inside the

  • Krish Solanki sets high jump record

    Mumbai : The second day of Sports For All, Mumbai’s mini-Olympics for schoolkids, came to life with as many as 1,000 students from over 180 schools competing in 35 different track and field events here on Tuesday.

  • Mekhla shocks Pooja

    Mumbai : A determined14-year-old Mekhla Ambekar of R.N.Podar (Santacruz west) displayed exceptional skills and focus as she shocked the top seeded Pooja Kachare 21-15, 21-17 to win the under-16 girls’ title in the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) inter-school badminton tournament hosted by Bombay Gymkhana and Badminton Gurukul.

  • Mumbai: Liver centre to open at GT hospital

    Mumbai: The state-run GT Hospital is planning to start a retrieval centre for liver transplants, where the organ will be taken from brain stem dead patients which will be transplanted into patients suffering from liver failure.

  • Sizzling start of SFA 2016

    Mumbai : Sports For All kick-started their 2016 event with a bang amidst much fanfare and excitement from the participants at the Sports Authority of India, Kandivalli here today.

  • Narendra Modi tells BJP MPs, MLAs to come clean on transactions

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked all BJP MPs, MLAs and MLCs to come clean on black money, if any with them, by submitting details of any scrapped notes deposited in banks from November 8 to December 31 to party president Amit Shah on January 1.

  • Mumbai: A crematorium policy no one knows about

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has failed in spreading awareness about its own policy of providing free firewood at crematoriums in all its 24 wards. The civic body’s general body meeting, in 2008, had passed a proposal to give free firewood at crematoriums in all its 24 Wards to all sections of the society.

  • Mumbai: Gang attacks NGO staff who ‘raided’ dance bar in Thane

    Mumbai: A gang of around 15 people attacked an NGO staff who was returning empty handed after conducting ‘raid’ at Thane-based dance bar, Night Queen, where two minor girls were reportedly trafficked to work. The incident took place on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

  • Mastan YMCA, Don Bosco win openers

    Mumbai : Mastan YMCA and Don Bosco mini boys got off to a winning start in the NBA basketball tournament, organized and hosted by the Nagpada Basketball Association, at the Bachoo Khan Municipal playground, Nagpada on Tuesday.

  • Gangster Shyam Dabhade, aide killed in ‘encounter’

    Pune: Shyam Dabhade, the most dreaded criminal, also wanted in the murder of former president of Talegaon-Dabhade Municipal Corporation who was from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was killed in an encounter by Pune (rural) crime detection branch.

  • Efforts on to bring jawan back from Pakistan

    Pune: Union Minister Subhash Bhamre today said the government is making all efforts for the safe return of 22-year-old soldier Chandu Chavan, who is in Pakistan’s custody after inadvertently crossing the LoC.

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