Free Press Journal
  • Manchester Arena blast: This is what we know so far

    The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, saying a “soldier of the Caliphate” carried out the blast that tore through a crowd of fans at an Ariana Grande pop concert, killing 22 persons, a US terror-tracking organisation said on Tuesday.

  • GST effect on renting property

    While people are still in dilemma about the Goods and Service Tax (GST), the Maharashtra government is all set to increase house rents. Now Maharashtra Government on Monday unanimously passed GST Bill in special 3 day session of the legislature. Maharashtra Government from  July 1, will be treating housing rent as an immovable property as a service that will attract GST.

  • IPL: List of Purple Cap winners from all the 10 seasons

    Indian Premier League (IPL) ended yesterday and Mumbai Indians were crowned the winner. But IPL fever is still on the people’s mind. People try to remember best catch of the season, best batsman. So, to make it little easy for the audience we have brought purple cap winners from all the season starting from 2008. While it is commonly said T20 format is all about batsman and high scoring runs, but it

  • IPL: List of Orange Cap winners from all the 10 seasons

    It was a thrilling finish to the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 season 10 as Mumbai Indians edged Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) by 1 run in the final last night. Mumbai Indians held their nerves to defend 129 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad in a last-over thriller. As the curtains came down on the 10th edition of IPL, a number of individual awards were given away.

  • IPL 2017 Final MI vs RPS: Highlights, photos and reactions

    On Sunday, Mumbai Indians beat Pune Supergiant by just one run to lift the coveted IPL Season 10 Trophy in a low-scoring final. The game brought cricket fans across the world on the edge of their seats.

  • IPL flashback: From 2008 to 2017, the 10-year journey

    As the IPL completes 10 years, it is a perfect time to look back at the decade-long journey of the cash cow. In 2007, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the launch the Twenty20 league. From entrepreneurs to Bollywood celebrities, many invested huge amounts of money to buy franchises and team players. The biggest names in IPL made it to the player auction. The players were sold in

  • Rohit Sharma’s outburst to MSD’s DRS gesture: IPL 10’s bizarre controversies

    Every year, besides dazzling array of boundaries, sixes and instances of fielding and bowling brilliance, the Indian Premier League also has its fair share of infield as well as off-field controversies. Be it the infamous slap-gate incident involving S Sreesanth and Harbhajan Singh, the ugly on-field spat between like Gautam Gambhir vs Virat Kohli, Mitchell Starc vs Kieron Pollard or spot-fixing. The IPL has over the years, has grabbed the headlines for

  • GST rates finalised: Here’s what you must know

    Food grains will cost less from July 1 when the nation-wide Goods and Service Tax (GST) is rolled out as the GST Council on Thursday decided to exempt the daily-use commodities from the levy. Common use products like hair oil, soaps and toothpaste will be charged with a single national sales tax or GST of 18 per cent instead of present 22-24 per cent tax incidence through a combination of central and

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: Court notes

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday ordered Pakistan not to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer convicted of alleged espionage and terrorism, till it gives a final decision on New Delhi’s petition to annul his death sentence.
    Ronny Abraham, president of the United Nations’ highest court in The Hague, said: “Pakistan shall take all measures at its disposal to ensure that Mr Jadhav is not executed pending the final

  • IPL 2017 Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Qualifier 2: All you need to know

    Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders would be eager to avenge their twin defeats in the league stage when they face old foes Mumbai Indians in the IPL Qualifer 2 here today. KKR have an abysmal 5-15 head-to-head record against Mumbai Indians, who notched up twin victories over their rivals in the league stage of the tournament this year.

  • IPL 2017: KKR vs SRH eliminator clash. The big build-up

    Two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders will have to break the agonising sequence of debacles when they clash with defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL eliminator today.