Free Press Journal
  • China to set up world’s highest altitude telescopes in Tibet

    Beijing : China is setting up the world’s highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in a Tibet prefecture close to Line of Actual Control with India with a budget of $18.8 million to detect faintest echoes resonating from universe which may reveal more about the Big Bang theory, reports PTI.

  • Jayapal makes eleventh hour bid to nullify Trump’s presidency

    Washington : Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal made a last minute effort to challenge Donald Trump’s presidency as she surprised everyone by trying to raise last-gasp objections against him during a joint session of the US Congress to formally put its seal of approval on the presidential elections, reports PTI.

  • Tanker bomb kills 43 in Syria’s Azaz

    Beirut : A huge tanker truck bomb killed at least 43 people and wounded dozens more today in the Syrian rebel-held town of Azaz near the Turkish border, a monitor said, reports PTI.

  • Top Indian diplomat Atul Khare in UN panel to tackle sexual abuse

    United Nations : New UN chief Antonio Guterres has set up a task force, which includes a senior Indian diplomat, to develop a “game-changing” strategy aimed at preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers, reports PTI.

  • Dhoni saved me many times from getting dropped: Kohli

    New Delhi : Paying rich tributes to his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni, newly-appointed skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday revealed that the Ranchi wicketkeeper-batsman saved him on numerous occasions from getting dropped from the national cricket team.

  • Sania wins Brisbane women’s doubles title but loses No.1 rank

    Brisbane : Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza picked up her first title of the season, combining with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands to lift the Brisbane International women’s doubles title, but ended up losing the World No.1 crown to her partner.

  • State units ready to toe Lodha line

    Apart from Srinivasan (R) and Thakur (L), former secretary Ajay Shirke, sacked by Apex Court along with joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary and treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhary also attended the meeting. IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla was another prominent member. (more…)

  • Dhoni made players feel they can be world-beaters

    Veturi Srivatsa : Tiger Pataudi showed his India teammates what self-respect is, Sourav Ganguly taught his troops to stand up to the best in the business and Mahendra Singh Dhoni provided them the spunk to be world-beaters.

  • Simeone says Atletico’s main challenge is continuity

    Madrid : Spanish football giants Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said that the irregularity in the last half of 2016 is what alienated his team from its usual level and remarked that the challenge in the return to La Liga is to recover its usual level.

  • Australia crush Pak to sweep Test series

    Sydney : Australia defeated Pakistan by 220 runs to clinch the series 3-0 after the visitors were bowled out for 244 on the final day of the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Saturday.

  • Russia’s Medvedev storms into Chennai Open finals

    Chennai : Russias 20-year-old rising star Daniil Medvedev entered his maiden ATP World Tour finals by overcoming a dogged Dudi Sela in the 22nd Aircel Chennai Open singles semi-finals at the SDAT Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Mumbai FC coach Kashyap promises to play for a win

    Mumbai : As Mumbai FC gear up to begin a new I-League chapter, with a new Head Coach Santosh Kashyap and new captain Steven Dias, they have just one objective. They want to dish out good attacking, attractive football and play for a win.

  • Joshi, Padhye shocked

    Mumbai : Men’s 60+ top seed Avinash Joshi of Pune and women’s 50+ top seed Sneha Padhye of Mumbai Suburban were shocked in the semi-finals of the JVPG Maharashtra State Veterans Table Tennis Championship, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana on Saturday.

  • Bombay perfumes tryst with scent

    From the refreshing scent of the first showers of rain to the heady fragrance of jasmine gajras, a new wave of home-grown fragrances will dabble nostalgia in you, writes Misbaah Mansuri

  • Kalyani Kohna’s Inclov: Finding love

    Kalyani Kohna’s interesting online startup is helping physically challenged and disabled people find a spouse. She speaks to Vibha Singh and takes us through her journey with Inclov, a matchmaking app for people with disabilities and health disorders

  • Nine Kolkata and Surbhi Pansari

    Wear dhotis and lungis in fashionable way

    Dhotis and Lungis are the latest trends to hit the Indian fashion scene. Sapna Sarfare seeks advice to make sure you wear right to look right