Free Press Journal
  • KKR looking for mojo : Lock horns with RCB with an eye on play-off

    Bengaluru : Smarting from successive defeats, an under-pressure Kolkata Knight Riders will look to regain their momentum and remain in the hunt for the knockout stage when they clash with laggards Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL encounter here today.

  • ‘We’ll try to maintain winning momentum’

    On captain Glenn Maxwell’s form, Axar said, “It is not true that he is not firing. In the middle, he has played few balls and finished games. Even against Mumbai Indians in Indore, he scored runs. In last two games, maybe the runs have not come. Wicket also was helpful to the bowlers. It is not true that he’s not able to score. He is confident and will do well.”

  • Knuckle ball a powerful weapon: Finch

    Chandigarh : Gujarat Lions batsman Aaron Finch feels that knuckle ball has become a powerful weapon for bowlers in the IPL but said once batsmen start getting used to it they too will start playing it better.

  • Punjab King looking to hunt down Gujrat Lion

    Mohali : On a roll with back-to-back wins, a resurgent Kings XI Punjab will look to go all guns blazing against down and out Gujarat Lions here to keep their IPL play-off hopes alive.

  • India thrash NZ 4-0 to claim bronze

    Ipoh (Malaysia) : Rupinderpal Singh converted two penalty corners as India outclassed New Zealand 4-0 to clinch a bronze medal in the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, here on Saturday.

  • Shiva settles for silver at Asian Championships

    Tashkent : Fourth seed Shiva Thapa (60kg) settled for a silver medal at the Asian Boxing Championships after an injury-forced loss in the final here on Saturday, becoming the first Indian to claim three back-to-back medals at the continental showpiece.

  • Sevilla, Real Sociedad battle to 1-1 draw

    The result leaves Sevilla in fourth — the final Champions League spot — with 69 points from 36 matches, six points ahead of Villarreal, who have played one fewer match, reports Efe. (more…)

  • Lanzini leaves Spurs’ title bid in tatters

    London : Manuel Lanzini left Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge in tatters as the West Ham forward sealed a 1-0 win that put Chelsea within touching distance of being crowned champions.

  • No I-League, ISL merger for next two-three years

    Mumbai : The All India Football Federation on Saturday ruled out an immediate merger of the I-League and the Indian Super League, deciding that the former will remain the country’s top-tier tournament for the next two-three years. AIFF President Praful Patel on Saturday heard presentations on the matter from Mohun Bagan and East Bengal in a meeting here.

  • Sikki, Sumeeth recommended for Arjuna by BAI

    New Delhi : The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has recommended doubles specialists N Sikki Reddy and B Sumeeth Reddy for this year’s Arjuna awards.

  • In Madrid with same ambition as always

    Madrid : Spain’s Rafael Nadal has said he was approaching next week’s Madrid Open, which he has won on four occasions, with the same ambition as always.

  • Kipchoge misses two-hour marathon attempt

    Monza : Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya narrowly failed in his attempt to complete the distance under the mythical two-hour mark, finishing in a time of 2hr 00min 24sec.

  • Illegal ticket agents use search engine to run biz

    Mumbai : The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Western Railways has reported a pattern wherein touts are seen to place their advertisements with the help of a search engine that directly helps them to book railway tickets immediately. The passengers call a search engine ‘Justdial’ in order to book a railway ticket urgently.

  • Farmers should take up ancillary businesses: CM

    Yavatmal : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said farmers should be encouraged to take up ancillary businesses, like dairy and cattle farming, to improve their financial condition.

  • Actuarial science, a course that makes you a professional

    Along with technical knowledge pursuing a career in actuarial science would help one to master the skill of risk management. According to the president of the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) Sanjeeb Kumar, actuarial science is a course that uses mathematical and statistical methods to manage risks in finance, insurance and corporate sectors. Kumar spoke to Ronald Rodrigues of Free Press Journal about this course and its scopes.

  • Lonavla double murder case: SIT formed, reward for info

    Pune : After failing to make any headway in the probe of double murder case where a boy and a girl were found killed in a forested area near Lonavla, Pune district police have now formed a special investigation team.

  • Youth held for raping minor

    Mumbai : The Samta Nagar police have arrested one 25-year-old history sheeter for raping and impregnating a 17-year-old girl.

  • Man sent to jail for not paying maintenance to former wife

     Mumbai : The Metropolitan Magistrate Court at Sewree in Mumbai on Saturday awarded 30-days imprisonment to one Mujibur Rehman Barkatali Ansari for not paying dues to his former wife.