Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai skittle out Tripura for 195

    Mumbai : Medium pacer Akash Parkar picked up his maiden five-wicket haul to help Mumbai bundle out a struggling Tripura for a paltry 195 on the first day of their Ranji Trophy Group C league match at the Wankhede stadium.

  • Crime against children up by 300% in recent years: NCPCR chairperson

    Kolkata : Stating that the crimes against children in India have increased by almost 300 per cent in a span of six years since 2009, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Stuti Kacker on Saturday said a multi-sectoral action plan is needed to combat child trafficking.

  • Silver for Ritu in World Wrestling Championship

    New Delhi : India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland. The 23-year-old, who had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last year, lost against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the gold medal bout to settle for a silver. In quarterfinal, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before defeating Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semifinal.

  • Trader injured after being attacked by stray cow

    Ujjain : A trader of Nai Sadak was attacked by a cow while he was going to his shop at Freeganj overbridge on Saturday morning. The electronic trader sustained injuries on face and head and was admitted to a hospital.

  • DMK renominates Marudhu Ganesh in RK Nagar bypoll

    Chennai: The by-election scene in Tamil Nadu hotted up on Saturday with the DMK renominating its candidate Marudhu Ganesh in the R.K. Nagar Assembly constituency, and immediately got support from the Congress, Viduthalai Chiruttai Katchi (VCK) and All India Forward Bloc.

  • La Liga: Valencia to host Barcelona

    Madrid : Valencia coach Marcelino Garcia says he wants to take the “thorn from his side” when the team hosts FC Barcelona in the Mestalla Stadium on Sunday.

  • Farmer commits suicide in farm

    Ujjain: Farmer Rahul Kaur, a resident of village Khandoda under Ingoria police station jurisdiction, committed suicide by hanging from a tree at his farm on Saturday. According to sources, he told his family members that he was going to the farm to irrigate the crops. However, a local watchman later found him hanging from a tree and soon informed the deceased’s family members. Ingoria police reached the spot after getting information of

  • Steven and Ryan inspire Karnatak SC to victory

    Mumbai : Karnatak Sports Club combined perfectly as a team and with former international Steven Dias and Ryan D’Souza spearheading their attack they romped to an authoritative 3-0 win against Mogaveera Sports Club  SC  in a first round league match of 22nd Late Shri Ramanath Payyade Memorial Football Tournament 2017-18, organised by the Karnatak Sporting Association and played at the KSA ground, Cross Maidan.

  • Stage set for Shivani Didi’s maiden speech in city

    Ujjain : Around one lakh people are expected to participate in the special spiritual lecture programme of noted orator Brahmakumari Shivani Didi will be organised at Ksheer Sagar stadium, here on Sunday from 9.30 am. Elaborate preparations have been made at the venue.

  • Messi extends Barcelona contract

    Barcelona : Lionel Messi ended months of speculation when finally putting pen to paper on Saturday to extend his contract with Barcelona until 2021, the club announced, making official an agreement reached in July.

  • Clear sky pushes temp three notches down

    Indore : With the sky getting cleared, cold waves blowing from the northern part of the country pulled down the night temperature of Friday night by three-degree Celsius as compared to the temperature recorded on Thursday.

  • Valentine, Meline, Shirpa win 100m gold

    Mumbai : Valentine Fernandes from Gupta Sports Academy and Meline Rodriques from Holy Cross Sports Club won their respective men’s and women’s 100m sprint in almost identical fashion in the Poinsur Gymkhana’s 42nd Utter Mumbai Krida Mahotsav 2017 at their  ground at Kandivali here today. Sharing with them the day’s 100m sprint honours, Shirpa Jayarajan bagged the girls under-16 gold.

  • Roger is now Dr. Federer

    Geneva : Switzerland’s University of Basel handed tennis star Roger Federer his newest title — an honorary doctorate from the institution’s faculty of medicine.