Free Press Journal
  • CR bags Super League crown

    Mumbai : Central Railway put up an impressive display and emerged champions by defeating Mumbai Customs by a tennis score 6-3 in the Super Division final of the MHAL League 2017-2018, at the Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate, on Monday evening.

  • 90% dip in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir in 2017, says J&K DGP

    Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir Police chief S P Vaid has said there has been a 90 per cent dip in incidents of stone-pelting in Kashmir Valley this year as compared to the last year and credited the people of Kashmir for the improvement in the situation.

  • Marquez wins MotoGP world title

    Valencia : Spain’s Marc Marquez won his fourth MotoGP world title in five years at the season-ending Valencia GP on Sunday after finishing third, while title contender Andrea Dovozioso crashed out late in the race.

  • Smoke from cabin hand baggage creates panic

    Mumbai: Panic gripped passengers of a Bengaluru-bound IndiGo flight from Thiruvananthapuram after cabin crew noticed smoke emanating from a hand baggage, which was quickly put out with a fire extinguisher, the airline said on Monday. The incident, which occurred last Saturday, has been reported to the aviation regulator – DGCA, it said. Taking precautionary measures, the cabin crew, on priority bais, relocated all passengers from adjacent seats, airline said, adding smoke coming

  • Solitaire shuttlers triumph

    Mumbai : Solitaire Shuttlers defeated Rajdhani Royals 3-1 in the finals to become champions of the NSCI Badminton League at the NSCI Badminton Courts, Worli.

  • AAI, Indigo indulge in war of words after passenger falls off wheelchair

     New Delhi : A woman passenger of IndiGo was injured after she fell from a wheelchair while being ferried by the airline’s staffer at the Lucknow airport, a “mishap” that has triggered a spat between the carrier and the AAI. The incident took place at 8pm on Saturday and IndiGo has claimed that the mishap happened due to crack in the floor at the airport even as the Airports Authority of India

  • India hosts WW martyrs service in Amsterdam

    Amsterdam : Over 300 people attended the remembrance day service organised by India in the Netherlands to honour the sacrifices made by commonwealth forces during the two world wars, reports PTI.

  • Three-in-a-row for Singhania, bag Inter-Schools title

    Mumbai : Defending champions Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania fashioned a seven-wicket win over Gokuldham to compete a hat-trick of titles, in the Association of ICSE Schools in Maharashtra (AISM) Regional T20 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament, organized by N.L. Dalmia High School, Mira Road, at the Police Gymkhana.

  • Sunil Gavaskar XI clinch MCA-Payyade U-16 Trophy

    Mumbai : Sunil Gavaskar XI bagged Mumbai Cricket Association Payyade under 16 selection tournament trophy as they defeated Rohit Sharma XI by 22 runs in three-day game at Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana on Monday.

  • 2 senior citizens held for smuggling Rs 26L gold

    New Delhi : A couple has been arrested by the Customs department at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth nearly Rs 25.5 lakh into the country, an official statement said on Monday.

  • Neymar caught off-side in PSG?

    London : It is with a raincloud hovering above the head of their talisman Neymar that Brazil are gearing up for their final assignment of 2017 against England at Wembley on Tuesday.

  • Alwar killing: 1 held, min says not enough hands for prevention

    Jaipur : Police have detained one person in connection with the killing of 35-year-old Umar Khan by alleged cow vigilantes in Rajasthan’s Alwar district. Reacting to the incident, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said today that the state did not have enough manpower everywhere to “control” every situation well in time.

  • ‘Not even 1% of Indian institutes disabled-friendly’

    New Delhi : Not even one per cent of Indian educational institutions is user-friendly for disabled persons, participants at the National Convention of Youth with Disabilities have said here. According to statistics from the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India website, as of February there are 789 universities, 37,204 colleges and 11,443 stand-alone institutions in India.

  • Was embarrassed to return: Messi

     Madrid : Argentina star Lionel Messi said he was embarrassed to make a comeback to international football after announcing his retirement during the 2014 World Cup. “(Retiring) was a decision I made in the heat of the moment,” the five-time Ballon D’Or holder was quoted as saying by Spanish website Marca on Sunday. “But I was embarrassed to say that I wanted to come back. (The coach at the time, Edgardo) Bauza