Free Press Journal
  • Mirza-Strycova cruise into quarters

    Indian Wells (US) : Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova stormed into the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open 2017 tennis tournament with a straight-set win over their opponents in the women’s doubles here.

  • Scotland seeks to break away from UK for a second time

    London: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday said that she will be seeking the Scottish Parliament’s permission to hold a referendum on Scotland’s independence from the United Kingdom.

  • Bangladesh hope to break losing streak in 100th Test

    Colombo : Bangladesh will be looking to overcome their recent dismal form as the perennial minnows try to make their 100th Test appearance an occasion to celebrate against Sri Lanka here.

  • Bhagwat, Damale emerge supreme

    Mumbai : Apeksha Bhagwat and Aakash Damale, both of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) emerged supreme winning the ladies singles and men’s singles crowns respectively in the 4th edition of the 11even Sports Inter-Corporate Table Tennis Tournament, promoted by NSportz and played at the Khar Gymkhana.

  • BJP hijacks Manipur, Biren Singh set to become new Chief Minister

    Imphal: The BJP on Monday chose Nongthombam Biren Singh, a former state minister, as its chief minister candidate for Manipur.  Biren Singh, who was elected BJP legislature party leader, will meet Governor Najma Heptulla to stake his claim to form the ministry.

  • Congress takes Goa battle to SC, petition to be heard today

    Panaji /Mumbai: The tussle for government formation in Goa reached the Supreme Court on Monday with the state Congress legislative party leader challenging the invitation extended by Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Sunday to BJP leader Manohar Parrikar to form the government.

  • Colaba SL score over Kenturians FC 2-1

    Mumbai : Colaba Sports League (CSL) worked hard and managed to pull off a close 2-1 win against Kenturians FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League 2016-2017, and played at the Schools Sports Centre, Azad Maidan.

  • Mumbai: RPF guard’s suicide leaves GRP clueless

    Mumbai: The Government Railway Police (GRP) is yet to crack the suicide case of a Railway Protection Force (RPF) guard even after a week of investigation. Dalveer Singh committed suicide at Mumbai Central station on March 4.

  • Mumbai: Man shot dead at Dharavi

    Mumbai: An unidentified person was shot dead by an unknown assailant at Sangam nagar near Milan hotel at Dharavi (East) on Monday afternoon.

  • Mumbai: Builder fails to rehabilitate slum dwellers, flouts DCR norms

    Mumbai: Over 90 families that are currently living in transit camps in Parel’s Ambewadi have complained that the structures they are living in have become weak. These residents are awaiting their permanent flats as promised by a city developer five years ago. Their wait to see their dream home is still distant.

  • Maharashtra: Armyman vents ire on netas in video, banner

    Kolhapur (Maharashtra): Angry over certain derogatory remarks made by a Maharashtra politician targeting army men, an Indian Army soldier has vented public ire at politicians and bureaucrats in a video and a large banner in his home village on Monday.

  • Post-spinoff, Yahoo names core management team

    Washington : Yahoo said that board member and former internet executive Thomas McInerney would lead the business that remains after the sale of its core assets to Verizon is completed.

  • High Court provides ‘Intex’ relief; it can sell Aqua branded mobiles

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court has allowed major mobile phone maker ‘Intex’ to sell its Aqua brand handsets and accessories in the local market. A bench of Justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh Kumar passed the judgement while setting aside a single judge’s interim order barring Intex from selling its Aqua handsets and accessories, taking note of a trademark infringement plea of market rival ‘Az Tech’.

  • Premium hike expected in the non-life segment

    Mumbai : In view of the consistent losses arising from large claim settlements and other negatives like falling interest rates that will crimp their investment income, non-life insurers are planning to increase the premium rates by 10-15 per cent in certain segments to protect their bottomlines. In fact, the insurance regulator IRDAI has also hinted at a premium hike especially in third-party motor premium and the group health insurance from April 1