Free Press Journal
  • State government spent Rs 8 cr from emergency fund to publicise Modi’s Mumbai visit

    Mumbai: After consistently denying that a large sum was spent on publicising the inauguration of Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial and other big-ticket projects by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, the state government on Monday billed the exchequer Rs 8 crore for the exercise. The Free Press Journal had written about the spend in its December 21 issue.

  • IPL: Supergiants acquire Shardul

    New Delhi : Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rising Pune Supergiants (RPSG) on Monday roped in Mumbai medium pacer Shardul Thakur for the forthcoming 10th edition of the cash-rich cricket league.

  • As India refuses, Pakistan wants home series with Lanka, Bangla

    Karachi : Uncertain about India honouring the MoU signed between cricket boards of the two nations, Pakistan have already started working on a contingency plan for winter this year and are in talks with Pakistan and Sri Lanka for a bilateral home series.

  • J’khand qualify for Vijay Hazare Trophy knockout

    Kalyani (WB) : Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Jharkhand left it late but in the end qualified for the knockout stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a six-wicket win over Jammu and Kashmir at the Bengal cricket academy ground here on Monday.

  • Misbah to lead Pak in WI tour

    Karachi : Misbah-ul-Haq will lead Pakistan in next month’s Test tour of West Indies, ending speculation about his immediate future as captain of the side.

  • RBI will get over demonetisation setback

    Mumbai: To counter the negative buzz after demonetisation, the central bank needs to reach out to the people more, former deputy governor Usha Thorat said on Monday.

  • Kiwis can move up in Test rankings if they defeat SA

    Dubai : New Zealand will have a chance to overtake South Africa in the ICC Test Team Rankings if they beat the opposition by 2-0 or better in an upcoming three-match home series starting in Dunedin on Wednesday.

  • Peshawar thrash Quetta to clinch PSL title

    New Delhi : Peshawar Zalmi thrashed Quetta Gladiators by 58 runs to win the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Sunday late night.

  • A sledger himself, Ian Healy says Virat Kohli is overdoing it

    Melbourne : Wicket-keeping great Ian Healy says he is “losing respect” for Indian captain Virat Kohli for his constant sledging of the Australians in the ongoing second cricket Test but other former Aussie players see it differently.

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    Upper House rocked by low remarks of BJP MLC

    Mumbai: On the very first day of the budget session, opposition leaders launched a scathing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by demanding suspension of its leader Prashant Paricharak, the legislator from Pandharpur constituency.

  • Barcelona seek miracle as Bayern, Real eye quarters

    Paris : Barcelona striker Neymar vowed his side will throw everything at Paris Saint-Germain in their bid to overturn a four-goal deficit in the Champions League last 16 this week.

  • Aryaman tops the Order of Merit in Indian Junior Golf

    Mumbai : Pune lad Aryaman Singh has made winning a habit on the golf links. The 9-year-old Aryaman has set new records in the history of Junior Golf in India, by topping the Order of Merit for three consecutive years. The youngster, whose ambition is to win the ‘majors’, has already done remarkably well on the domestic circuit by winning every tournament in the Indian Golf Union (IGU) – West Zone.

  • After Tendulkar, it’s Dhoni’s priceless tips for J&K players

    Kalyani (WB) : Jammu and Kashmir lost against Jharkhand on the field, but off it the cricketers from the northern valley emerged gainers when former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to spend some time with them answering their cricketing queries.

  • Mumbai: Man injured in attack by group, 9 held

    Mumbai: A 57-year-old man was injured after being attacked with iron rods by a group of people from a minority community in suburban Malad, police said on Monday.

  • INS Viraat era ends as ‘Mother’ takes final bow

    Mumbai: The world’s oldest aircraft carrier Indian Naval Ship (INS) Viraat was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai as the Naval Ensign and Commissioning Pendent were lowered for a last time on board the ship as the sun set on Monday.

  • British hands recall time on aircraft-carrier ‘Hermes’

    Mumbai: Retired British Royal Navy officials, while attending the decommissioning of INS Viraat on Monday, recalled their memories about the aircraft-carrier, which was earlier known as HMS Hermes.