Free Press Journal
  • SEBI aims to improve quality of IPOs

    New Delhi: Periodic reviews of the extant regulatory framework and various issue related processes are undertaken by the securities market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), with an aim to improve the quality of public offerings (IPOs) and expanding their reach amongst investors.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Fodder scam: Lalu seeks leniency, sentencing today

    Ranchi : Citing illness and old age, RJD chief Lalu Prasad, convicted in a fodder scam case along with 10 others, on Friday sought leniency from the CBI court which will pronounce the quantum of punishment on Saturday.

  • India in trouble, after bowlers limit SA for 286

    Cape Town : Skipper Virat Kohli’s perennnial weakness outside the off-stump was once again exposed as India were in deep trouble at 28 for 3 after bowlers dismissed South Africa for a modest 286 on the opening day of the first cricket Test.

  • Smith milestone as Aussies chip away at England lead

    Sydney : Steve Smith racked up another milestone as he continued to torment England and Usman Khawaja neared a century to put Australia in a strong position after day two of the final Ashes Test here on Friday.

  • Forget about playing India in near future: Miandad to PCB

    Karachi : Pakistan’s former captain and coach Javed Miandad has called on his country’s Cricket Board to forget about playing India in the near future and instead focus on improving the game’s structure here.

  • Be as consistent as Indian selectors: Butt, Akmal to Pak panel

    ­Karachi : Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and discarded wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal have called on Pakistan selectors to show the same consistency as their Indian counterparts do while picking the national team.

  • Simon shocks Cilic to storm into final

    Pune : Gilles Simon staged a dramatic comeback to knock out top seed and tournament-favourite Marin Cilic, making his first ATP World Tour final in more than two years at the Tata Open Maharashtra, here on Friday.

  • Real spot on, Barcelona held

    Madrid : Two penalties helped Real Madrid to a healthy 3-0 win in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey tie with second-tier Numancia on Thursday, while Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw as the La Liga giants rested their stars.

  • Spurs salvage 1-1 draw with West Ham

    London : A goal by Heung-Win Son six minutes from the end of regulation allowed Tottenham Hotspur to avoid a 1-0 home loss to fellow Londoners West Ham United here in the final of the English Premier League’s hectic holiday period.

  • Andre Villas-Boas ready for Dakar challenge

    Lima (Peru) : Former Shanghai SIPG football club coach Andre Villas-Boas says he will be happy just to make it to the finish line when he fulfils a lifelong ambition of competing in the Dakar Rally.

  • GM Chakkravarthy nudges ahead in Mumbai chess

    Mumbai : Grandmaster Deepan Chakkravarthy kept up his winning ways as he beat defending champion Adam Tukhaev in the sixth round of the IIFL Wealth 3rd Mumbai Open International Chess Tournament here on Friday.

  • Siniakova dumps Sharapova, to meet Halep in Shenzhen final

    Shenzhen : Former world number one Maria Sharapova was dumped out in the semi-finals of the Shenzhen Open, losing in three sets to holder Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic here on Friday.

  • Kazima, Rathika lift titles

    Mumbai : Kazima and R. Rathika, both from Tamil Nadu emerged champions, winning the Cadet girls’ singles and Sub-Junior girls’ singles crowns respectively in the LIC of India sponsored 44th Sub-Junior National and Inter-State Carrom Championship, organized by the All India Carrom Federation and hosted by the Maharashtra Carrom Association, at the Halari Visa Oswal Samaj Hall, Dadar (East) on Friday evening.

  • Subash strikes twice as NEROCA beats Arrows 2-1

    Imphal : Singam Subash Singh scored a brace to help NEROCA FC register a 2-1 win over Indian Arrows and move up to the second position in the Hero I-League, here on Friday.