Free Press Journal
  • Russell banned for doping breach

    Sydney : Globetrotting West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation, his Australian Twenty20 club said today.

  • Mustafizur to miss Test against India

    Dhaka : Bangladesh’s pace sensation Mustafizur Rahaman will not be a part of the one-off Test against India in Hyderabad from February 9-13 as he has not had enough game time post his surgery.

  • Indore: Worshipping goddess of ‘Vidya’

    As ‘Diwali’ – the festival of light – is to Lakshmi, goddess of wealth and prosperity, and ‘Navaratri’ is to Durga, goddess of power and valour, Basant Panchami is to Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and arts. Praying to the lord and celebrating art in their life, residents of Indore are buying new artistic clothes and flowers for prayers.

  • Captain Cool is now ‘4-Star’

    New Delhi : The Indian team, led by skipper Virat Kohli, on Wednesday felicitated former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his inspirational leadership and presented him with an innovative wooden plaque with four ‘Silver Stars’ embossed on it.

  • Timely Budget Booster For Sports

    New Delhi : The Sports Ministry budget on Wednesday got a substantial hike of Rs 350 crore in the union budget for 2017-18, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament here.

  • Wade out of NZ tour

    Sydney : Injured Australian stand-in captain Matthew Wade was on Wednesday ruled out of the rest of the New Zealand one-day series with Aaron Finch assuming the role of skipper.

  • Following BCCI developments : Manohar

    Dubai : ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar on Wednesday said that he is following the “developments” in the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) and a “strong BCCI” based on solid governance foundations is good for the game.

  • IPL-10 to start on Apr 5

    New Delhi : The Committee of Administrators (COA) on Wednesday confirmed that the 10th season of Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence as per the schedule on April 5 while the existing processes for availing the services and appointment of vendors will continue.

  • Indore: IMA youth wing protests against NEXT, NMC

    Indore: More than 500 medical students and members of Indian Medical Association (IMA) staged demonstration against NEXT, the proposed exit exam for MBBS students to qualify for the profession, and the proposal to establish National Medical Council (NMC) by dissolving Medical Council of India, on Wednesday.

  • Opinions do not bother Leander : Paes brushes away retirement talks

    Pune : Amidst growing rumours about the New Zealand tie being his last tie, veteran Leander Paes gave ample indications that he will not announce his Davis Cup retirement stating that “opinion of other people never bothered him.”

  • Wishing, learning and celebrating art & knowledge that drives life

    Indore: Celebrating the Bengali alternative of Basant Panchami, Bengali community gathered at club centres and prayed to goddess Saraswati for knowledge and blessings. While the community celebrates Durga Puja with grand frenzy pandals and traditional dhols, they might tone down the celebrations but ensure that all elements are used in prayers to Saraswati as well.

  • ‘AFC Asian Cup draw isn’t easy’

    New Delhi : India coach Stephen Constantine on Wednesday played down talks of his side’s Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup Qualifiers draw being easy.

  • Easy win for Mumbai

    Vadodara : Mumbai rode on Abhishek Nayar’s scintillating 47-ball 76 to record a comfortable five-wicket win over Saurashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 tournament for west zone on Wednesday.

  • Pak beat India

    New Delhi : The atmosphere was typical of any contest between the arch rivals and it was, for a change, Pakistan who emerged victories, getting the better of India by seven wickets in the World T20 for the blind on Wednesday.

  • Gambhir shines in Delhi’s rout

    Dharamsala : India discard Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a 44-ball 61 as Delhi beat Haryana by five wickets in a North Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament on Wednesday.

  • Open Speed skating meet

    Mumbai : The second TSA Open Speed Skating Championship, organized by The Skate Academy, will be held at the Somaiya skating track, Chunabhatti, on February 11 and 12.

  • Indore: Ploy to shut Holkar College hostel said Students

    Indore: Even as protest by inmates of hostel of Government Holkar Science College continued on Wednesday, they alleged that the college administration wants to closed down the boarding facility permanently, a claim rubbished by the principal.