Free Press Journal
  • Doping controversy: Manipur CM writes to Rathore

    Imphal : Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has sought the intervention of Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in the doping controversy involving Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sanjit Chanu while also suggesting that there could be an error in the identification of the sample of the Manipuri weightlifter.

  • Anannya sparkles in YMCA’s shock win

    Mumbai : Anannaya Basak, daughter of top national table tennis champions – Arup and Kanchan – displayed a superb all-round game to score shock wins over state-ranked Charvi Kawle and Mrunmayee Mhatre to upstage defending champions Mulund Gymkhana to 3-1 win which virtually assured Andheri YMCA of women’s Division-I honours in the MSDTTA Inter-Club premier division tie, at Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Club here on Sunday.

  • Shimla gets more water, but rationing in place

    Shimla: The acute water shortage in Shimla further improved as authorities increased supply for the second day on Sunday, even though officials said the rationing system put in place in the Himachal Pradesh capital would continue.

  • Spain: Return of the king?

    Madrid : Ten years ago, the Spanish national football team was about to embark on a period of unprecedented success, winning both the 2008 and 2012 European Championships as well as in the 2010 World Cup.

  • Nearly half of Afghan children out of school: UN

     Kabul  : Nearly half of Afghanistan’s children are not attending school because of worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination, according to a new UN report on Sunday.

  • Govt pledges to make Taj Mahal area plastic-free

    Agra  : The Indian government on Sunday pledged to end disposable, or single use plastic around the Taj Mahal and make upto 500 metres around the historic monument plastic-free under the Taj Declaration on beating plastic pollution.

  • Poll debacle: K’taka Cong working president quits

    Bengaluru : Senior Congress leader SR Patil on Sunday resigned as Working President of the party’s Karnataka unit, owning moral responsibility for its defeat in the recent assembly election.