Free Press Journal
  • Murray splits with coach, again!

    London : Former world number one Andy Murray announced he has split with coach Ivan Lendl for the second time as he works towards regaining full fitness for the 2018 season.

  • Cops catch thief who ferried passengers in stolen autos

    A notorious auto thief who would steal autorickshaws and ferry passengers late in the night in the Mira-Bhayandar belt to earn some bucks. The accused,  who has been identified as Sachin Anand Khandare alias Papya (24),  would abandon the vehicle once they ran out of petrol or CNG.

  • ISIS fighters smuggled out as part of US, UK deal, says report

     London : Hundreds of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists were smuggled out of Raqqa in Syria last month as part of a deal struck by the US and UK armed forces, a media investigation has claimed. ISIS fighters and their families were covertly evacuated by American, British and local Kurdish forces from the de facto capital of the terrorist group after it was bombarded in October, and freed to “spread out far and

  • Now Srikanth skips Hong Kong Open

    New Delhi : After missing the China Open, Kidambi Srikanth has now decided to give next week’s Hong Kong Super Series a miss to be in the best shape for the Dubai Super Series Final in December.

  • National Herald: Sonia, Rahul accuse Swamy of delaying case

    New Delhi : Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of delaying the trial in the National Herald case filed by him against them and others.

  • Now, you can buy a piece of Trumps’ wedding cake

    Donald and Melania Trump displayed a different cake at their reception — a 5-foot tall, 200-pound confection made with Grand Marnier butter cream frosting and decorated with 3,000 icing roses

  • Mahakal temple: New arrangements for differently-abled persons

    Ujjain : The differently-abled persons can easily have darshan at Mahakaleshwar temple from New Year. This special arrangement will be in place from January 1. Visually impaired people will be provided with earphones which will be connected to the internet and tell the route along with information about each and every small temple of the Mahakal campus through Google navigation. Also a special type of stick (wand) has been prepared, which will

  • Chennaiyin FC, Goa aim for good start

    Chennai : Chennaiyin FC and FC Goa step into a new era of sorts when they begin their campaign in the fourth edition of Indian Super League (ISL) under new coaches after a forgettable third season, with a game at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here.

  • I-T raids at Jaya’s residence divides AIADMK

    Chennai : The Income Tax raid at the Poes Garden residence of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Major controversy erupted with AIADMK leaders calling it “unfortunate and regretful” but Chief Minister K. Palaniswami laid the blame squarely on the doors of V.K. Sasikala and her family for the action.

  • US Senators seek reversal of 50% duty on dry pea imports by India

    Washington : A bipartisan group of eight influential Senators on Saturday sought the intervention of the Trump administration in “either reversal or delay” in the implementation of the recently announced 50 per cent import duty on all dry peas by India, reports PTI.

  • Bhutia offers training stint to Majid Khan

    New Delhi : Former Indian Captain Bhaichung Bhutia has written to the Jammu and Kashmir Football Federation offering a training stint to Kashmiri youth Majid Khan, a footballer who recently returned home after quitting the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

  • Ricky Ponting feels Tim is the best

    Sydney : Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Saturday threw his weight behind wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Paine, who was recalled to the Test side after a seven-year absence for the opening two Ashes Tests against England.

  • Ayurveda health camp at Gurudwara

    Ujjain: The Gurunanak Health Service will organise Ayurveda health camp on Sunday from 10.30 am at Freeganj Gurudwara. Dr Satish Agrawal will diagnose asthma and Dr Suraj Khodre, Indore and Dr Ram Arora will provide their services for arthritis (joint pain), chest pain and cataract diseases. Prof VS Makkad and Dr Devendra Tyagi have urged people to take full benefits of the camp.

  • Indian players falter; Indian origin Naiktha Bains impresses

    Mumbai : Naiktha Bains, the Australian of Indian origin provided some cheer for the Indian tennis fans as she came through her first qualifying round match, while all the Indian players had a dismal day during the qualifiers of the L&T Mumbai Open WTA125K Series, hosted at the CCI tennis courts, Churchgate on Saturday.

  • Double delight for Akshaya, Shashank

    Mumbai : With Akshaya Iyer winning the women’s 100m and 200m with record-breaking efforts and Shashank Shinde,too, claiming men’s sprint double, it was day of celebration for Thane’s Achievers Sports Club on the fourth day of the 42nd Bombay YMCA State Level Athletic championships at the University Stadium, Marine Lines here today. Though Shashank had earlier missed the record in the 100m, he did well to break the old 200m record of


    New Delhi: Even while Congress is struggling to finalise its candidates for the Guj polls, BJP released its second list of 36 candidates. BJP has, however, kept the suspense by holding back names for at least 8 constituencies that go to poll on Dec 9 in the first phase, nominations for which close on Tuesday. The party had declared 70 candidates on November 17, nominations for which start on Monday. Congress list