Free Press Journal
  • Sensex gains 457 pts

    Mumbai : Market made a comeback of sorts as the Sensex rallied 457 points to on Thursday — its biggest single-day gain in over six weeks — to close at 26,694, fuelled by a global upmove on hopes that ECB would extend its stimulus.

  • Demonetisation effect Two wheelers and CVs worst-hit in November

    New Delhi:  Passenger vehicle sales in India inched up 1.82 per cent in November, the lowest clip since February this year, even as two-wheeler sales fell nearly 6 per cent as currency pullback affected sales, especially in rural areas.

  • Free Hits! : No Mumbaikar at Wankhede

    For the first time since India played its first ever Test here in 1933, no Mumbai player could make it to the playing eleven of a Test played in the nursery of the country’s cricket on Thursday.  Since 1933 when the Bombay Gymkhana, also in South Mumbai, played host to the first Test not only in this city but in the entire country, no Indian team has been without a Mumbai player

  • ‘Pitch similar to that of 2012’

    Ravichandran Ashwin feels that the current Wankhede pitch is pretty similar to the one on which they lost to England four years back.

  • Madrid Held

    Borussia Dortmund set a new Champions League scoring record in a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid. Dortmund made sure of top spot in Group F after fighting back from 2-0 down against defending champions Madrid, leaving the Spanish giants with theoretically a tougher draw to make the quarter-finals.

  • Porto, Sevilla make last 16

    Paris : Sevilla made the last 16 for the first time in seven years after soaking up the pressure to draw 0-0 away to Lyon.

  • Birthday Bash! : Boxer Shiva celebrates day with punch

    Guwahati : Birthday boy and local favourite Shiva Thapa’s thumping 5-0 win over Arunachal Pradesh’s Gumin Gara in the opening bout of the senior men’s National Championship was the lone highlight on Thursday, which was marred by several incidents of mismanagement by the organisers.

  • Ruchita wins gold at Asian shooting

    Tehran : Indias Ruchita Vinerkar claimed bronze in the womens 10m Air Pistol, the last event of the 9th Asian Championship 10m (Rifle/Pistol) which concluded here on Thursday.

  • Kothari misses it in finals

    Bengaluru : Multiple-time champion Peter Gilchrist added another feather to his cap as he pulled off a one-sided 1500-617 win against Indian national champion Sourav Kothari in the Long-Up Format final of IBSF World Billiards Championship.

  • Udaya edge past Satya in tense quarter-finals

    Mumbai : Udaya SC snatched a close 2-1 win against Satya Vijaya SC in an absorbing quarter-final 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.

  • Mumbai score big win

    Palghar : Nagpur and Mumbai registered easy wins to advance to the third round of the Maharashtra State Inter-District Sub-junior boys football championship, organised by the Palghar Dhanau Taluka Sports Association on Thursday.

  • Mumbai: Dumper runs over 48-yr-old

    A 48-year-old lady died in a road accident in Malad on Thursday evening when a dumper hit her scooter from behind when she was travelling on Marve Road. The driver of the dumper Deepak Patode was accosted by enraged public who stopped his vehicle and handed him over to patrolling police.

  • Mumbai: ISIS-linked youth’s bail rejected

    Mumbai: A special NIA court today rejected the bail application of Kalyan youth Areeb Majeed, arrested in connection for his alleged links with ISIS. His bail application filed earlier this year mentions that he was falsely implicated and was kept in illegal custody.

  • Mumbai: 150 shanties razed in Kandivali East

    Mumbai: In a major demolition drive, the Brihunmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday razed nearly 150 unauthorised structures at Samata Nagar in Kandivali east. The civic body’s move to demolish these illegal shanties resulted in an altercation between the residents and civic officials, due to which more than 100 police personnel were deployed at the spot.

  • Mumbai: Now, rate your experience at public loos

    Mumbai: With an objective to maintain cleanliness at public toilets across the city, the Brihunmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started installing rating machines at these places. People using public toilets here can now rate the lavatories for cleanliness in a move initiated by the BMC.

  • Congress legislators take out morcha against demonetisation

    Congress legislators in Maharashtra, led by former Chief Ministers Prithiraj Chavan and Narayan Rane, took out a protest march at Vidhan Bhawan here over the issue of demonetisation.During the morcha taken out between Vidan Bhawan’s main gate and its main entrance, the legislators of the opposition party were seen carrying placards, which denounced the demonetisation decision.

  • Mumbai: Driver held for flashing at girls

    Mumbai: Bangur Nagar police have arrested one 26-year-old youth on Wednesday for flashing at two girls near a shopping mall at Malad (West). The accused has been identified as Kalpesh Gangadhar, who is a taxi driver.

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    A Guru’s physical presence

    Questioner: To grow spiritually, is it necessary to be in the physical presence of a Guru?