Free Press Journal
  • Messi’s ban reduced

    Zurich : World football’s governing body FIFA on Friday lifted its four match international suspension of Barcelona star Lionel Messi after an appeal by the Argentine Football Association.

  • Goel promises to look into Aizawl-AIFF standoff

    Kolkata : Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Friday said he will speak to the All India Football Federation on the issue of I-League champions Aizawl FC threatening a fast unto death if they are left out of a proposed unified league’s top tier.

  • India lose to Malaysia

    Ipoh (Malaysia) : India’s chances of entering the final of the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament went up in smoke as they suffered a 0-1 defeat to hosts Malaysia in their last league match here on Friday.

  • WI beats Pakistan by 106 runs, level series 1-1

    Bridgetown : The West Indies beat Pakistan by 106 runs for a series-levelling victory as Shannon Gabriel took 5-11 on the last day of the second test here. Pakistan was all out for 81 in its second innings in 34.4 overs, unable to cope with the pace of Gabriel, who finished with his best test match figures of 9-92. Pakistan’s collapse was sudden but not surprising. It went to lunch at 35-5 then

  • Palak set pool on fire

    Mumbai : Palak Dhami, from Glenmark Aquatic Foundation, was the star performer with two new meet records on the opening day when five record were re-written in the GAF-GMAAA age group swimming champioships, held at Tata Swimming Pool, at Chembur, here on Friday. Incidentally, girls outdid boys, claiming four of the five new marks.

  • Maharashtra, Western Maharashtra, Western Maharashtra farmers, electricity due, Nationalist Congress party, Sharad Pawar, Chandrashekhar Bawankule, agriculture

    Despite 4,000 MW crisis, Maharashtra against buying power

    Mumbai: Despite Maharashtra reeling under power shortage, the state government has no plans to buy the “costly” power from co-generation units of cooperative sugar mills.

  • Nirbhaya Verdict: It was justice time for Mumbaikars

    Mumbai: Mumbai had taken the lead in protesting the rape and killing of Nirbhaya with candelight protest marches all over the city. When news of the Supreme Court’s ruling confirming the death sentence given to the four convicts trickled in, it was justice time for Mumbaikars.

  • Supreme Court upholds death sentence on Nirbhaya gang-rape case

    New Delhi:Five years after a 23-year-old paramedical student was brutally raped in Delhi by six men in a moving bus that ultimately led to her death, the Supreme Court on Friday brought some sort of closure to the case by confirming the death sentence awarded to four of them — one was tried under juvenile laws and another committed suicide in jail — by the trial court and confirmed later by the

  • Thane: Ruling party corporators protest slum demolition

    Bhayandar: Targeting their ally-Shiv Sena for deliberately ignoring civic issues in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), BJP corporators Anil Bhosale and Meera Yadav have launched a protest against the ‘unjustified’ demolition drives which render thousands of slum dwellers in their ward (No.46) homeless.

  • Mumbai: Sewage treatment plants OK in costal regulation zone

    New Delhi: The Environment and Forest Ministry has relaxed the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification of 2011 to allow construction of sewage treatment plants in CRZ-I areas of Greater Mumbai in exceptional circumstances if no alternate site is available to set up such facilities.

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


    The mind that seeks pleasure cannot be centred. When you are centred, all pleasures come to you anyway, but they cannot charm you any longer because you are the source of the charm. The mind that seeks pleasure can never achieve the highest. And if you enjoy drowning in your suffering, you cannot be centred; you are far away from the Path. If you are after pleasure, forget about Satsang. Why are

  • Mumbai: At World Masters Games, Shreya did it for India for the first time

    Mumbai: Overcoming all odds, Shreya Jadhav, 35, has become the first Indian woman to win a gold and bronze medal at the World Masters Games 2017 at Auckland in New Zealand. Jadhav completed the 5000 metre race in 27 minutes and won a gold medal while completed the 1500 metre race in 5 minutes to win a bronze medal.