Free Press Journal
  • Was very close to Man-U move, says Ronaldinho

    Rio de Janeiro : Brazil football great Ronaldinho has revealed he was “very close” to joining Manchester United instead of FC Barcelona.

  • Real to face Atletico in CL semi-finals

    Nyon : Real Madrid will face their local rival Atletico Madrid, while Juventus are set to play against Monaco in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League, according to a draw held here on Friday.

  • Filing false cases against spouse is cruelty, says Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: If you think you can save your marriage by filing false cases against your spouse so that s/he does not abandon you, you are wrong. Bombay High Court has held that filing of false cases against spouse that leads to their arrest can amount to cruelty.

  • Are Real better without Bale?

    Madrid: Gareth Bale faces a race against time to be fit for Sunday’s potentially title-deciding La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona.

  • Afridi thanks Kohli and Co. l Press Trust of India

    New Delhi : Retired Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has thanked Virat Kohli and Co. after Team India gifted him a signed Kohli jersey in a show of sportsmanship and camaraderie.

  • Spot-fixing: Shahzaib charged by PCB

    Karachi : Discarded batsman Shahzaib Hasan on Friday became the fourth Pakistani player to be formally charged in the spot-fixing scandal that broke out during the Pakistan Super League in February.

  • ‘Indo-Pak standoff will damage hockey’

    Karachi : The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has called on the sport’s apex body to take note of India’s refusal to play them at the international level, saying it will “damage” world hockey.

  • Mumbai boys bag 16 Gold medals

    Mumbai : Shito Ryu Sports karate & Kickboxing Association Students from OLGC High School, Sion, OLPS High School, Chembur & B.R.D. Sports Complex Dharavi, bagged Sixteen Gold Medals, Seven silver and Nine Bronze Medals under the guidance of Umesh G. Murkar in the Budo Mayor Chashak held at Om Samarth Vyayam Mandir, Mahim. The winners were felicitated by Mayor – Vishwanath Mahadeshwar.

  • Bangkok’s street food riding into sunset

    Bangkok: Authorities in Thailand’s capital are banishing its world-famous street-food vendors as part of a clean-up drive by the military government, outraging foodies and threatening the livelihoods of the road-side cooks.

  • Junior paddlers bag 3 bronze

    Mumbai : Indian junior paddlers bagged three bronze medals in the Belgium Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis Championship, which is part of the ITTF World Junior Circuit, according to information received here on Friday.

  • Singapore win turning point for my career: Sai

    Hyderabad : Sai Praneeth, the latest among Indian shuttlers to make their mark in the international arena by winning his maiden Super Series title, believes that this could be a turning point for his career.

  • Oil ministry mulls home delivery of petrol & diesel

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel may soon be home delivered. The oil ministry is mulling the options of door-to-door delivery on pre-booking to cut long queues at petrol pumps. As many as 3.5 crore people currently visit 59,595 petrol pumps in the country for buying auto fuel. Often, long queues are seen at petrol pumps during peak hours, leading to congestion on roads. Annually, Rs 2,500 crore of fuel is bought at

  • Central government likely to clear Rs 5,000 crore package for pensioners

    New Delhi: The Centre is likely to clear a Rs 5,000-crore package for pensioners after Sunday’s municipal elections in the capital to address their concerns related to the award of the 7th Pay Commission for central government employees and seniors.

  • Maharashtra BJP continues with its winning streak in Latur and Chandrapur civic bodies

    Mumbai: Continuing with its winning streak, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP managed to wrest power in the Congress-dominated Latur civic body and retain power in the Chandrapur municipal corporation in Maharashtra. The Congress, however, managed to wrest power from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the Parbhani civic body.

  • IPL 2017: Brilliant Raina leads Gujarat Lions to easy win over KKR

    Kolkata: Suresh Raina led from the front with a sublime half-century as laggards Gujarat Lions returned to winning ways with a comprehensive four-wicket away win over leaders Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match, here today.

  • Yet another ‘Love in Tokyo’ to revive people exchange between India-Japan

    Mumbai : 1966-based ‘Love in Tokyo’ introduced many Indians to ‘the Land of the Rising Sun’ – Japan and also to the word ‘Sayonara’. Since then Japan for many Indians was through the lens of the movie. But with the new ‘Love in Tokyo’ movie which would be directed by Imtiaz Ali, Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) feels it will help increase the inflow of Indian tourist to Japan.