Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Tight norms to curb illicit liquor trade

    Mumbai: In a bid to curb manufacture and sale of illicit liquor in Maharashtra, the Government has come out with stringent norms and asked police to promptly look into complaints and conduct regular review meetings.

  • Thane police arrest two of Kashimira’s Patel gang

    Thane: After evading the police dragnet for nearly a year, Kashimira’s notorious goon Anjum Patel (50) and his crony Danish Qureshi finally landed into the custody of the Local Crime Branch (LCB) unit of the Thane (rural) police on Thursday.

  • No question of dropping Jinx: Anil Kumble

    Bengaluru : India coach Anil Kumble on Thursday made it clear that Karun Nair’s one triple century cannot outshine the two years of “extremely successful” stint of Ajinkya Rahane and dropping the experienced middle-order batsman from the playing XI is out of question.

  • Barcelona pummel Sporting 6-1

    With the win, Barcelona moved into first place in the La Liga standings with 57 points and surprisingly were not leapfrogged by Real Madrid, who had to rally for a 3-3 draw Wednesday night against Las Palmas.

  • ‘Not interested in Barcelona coach job’

    London : Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger on Thursday said he is not looking to be head coach of FC Barcelona after, when Luis Enrique leaves the Catalan side’s bench at the end of the football season.

  • No excuses for Real Madrid despite Bale dismissal : Zidane

    Madrid : Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted his side had no one to blame but themselves despite Gareth Bale’s red card in a thrilling 3-3 draw at home to Las Palmas on Wednesday.

  • Holland beat China

    Albufeira (Portugal) : The Netherlands defeated China 1-0 in their opening match at the 2017 Algarve Cup women’s football tournament here.

  • Madhurika, Diya hog spotlight at TT awards

    Mumbai : Madurika Patkar in the women’s category along with Diya Chitale and Vidhi A. Shah, both in the sub-junior girls’ category, having produced some outstanding performances last season were the stars that enjoyed the spotlight at the MSDTTA and 11Even Sports awards function at the JVPG Club.

  • Bhushan Shahade, Patel charge ahead

    Mumbai : Bhushan Shahade showed remarkable consistency with his pots and hardly put a foot wrong during his 3-0 demolition of Sahil Chavan in a first round match of the Matunga Gymkhana 9-Red Open Handicap Snooker Tournament 2017, which is sponsored and hosted by Matunga Gymkhana and played at the gymkhana’s billiards hall.

  • ‘I only wish to compete with myself’

    New Delhi : It has been a painful four months for Rohit Sharma having undergone a hamstring surgery but the talented batsman is not losing his sleep over fighting out for a middle-order slot with Ajinkya Rahane and Karun Nair.

  • Listening To Nature’s Voice

    “IF a single new bud is snipped off a fruit tree with a pair of scissors, that may bring about a disorder which cannot be undone…. Human beings with their tampering do something wrong, leave the damage unrepaired, and when the adverse results accumulate, work with all their might to correct them.”

  • ‘ODI heroics won’t earn a Test recall’ – Mike Hesson

    Wellington : New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill’s record-breaking performance in a one-day international against South Africa is not enough to secure him a Test recall, Black Caps coach Mike Hesson said on Thursday.

  • India’s Sheikh finishes sixth Place in ISSF World Cup Final Round

    New Delhi : Indian shooter Sheeraz Sheikh bowed out of the men’s skeet event with a sixth-place finish after having reached his maiden ISSF World Cup final round with a fine performance in the qualification stage here on Thursday.

  • Women’s Cricket League to be launched on March 8

    New Delhi : Following in the footsteps of the women’s Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia, India will very soon have its first ever league for the eves — Women’s Cricket League (WCL) — to be launched on March 8, coinciding with International Women’s Day.