Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: MMRDA to conduct a financial audit into dealings between MCA with a firm

    Mumbai: The MCA was allotted 13 acres of land by the MMRDA at its costliest BKC layout. The land which was meant for educational purpose was utilised for commercial purposes, the MMRDA has now decided to conduct a financial audit into the dealings between the MCA and the Shirke Co. The information has been obtained vide an RTI response to a query filed by RTI Activist Anil Galgali.

  • Indore: CET panel refuses to approve admissions for lack of trust in data with tech partners

    Indore: Citing provisions of IT Act, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s common entrance test (CET) coordination committee denied approving admissions granted to students in various university teaching departments through the entrance exam. “The committee does not have authority to validate admissions as all the data related to the students participated in the CET is stored with our software partners. So, as per provisions in the IT Act, our software partners are responsible for authenticity of

  • Bombay High Court poses hard question to cricket bodies

    Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Friday once again raked up the issue of IPL matches and sought clarification if the tournament can be categorised as a “commercial or sports” activity. The HC has posed this question to Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

  • Ujjain: Online admissions open for over 50 courses at VU

    Ujjain: Online admission process for various undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses at Vikram University (VU) has begun for the 2017-18 session. Online applications for undergraduate courses, can be submitted till June 23 and applications for postgraduate and diploma courses can be submitted till June 30.

  • Mumbai: Legal Metrology dept sends notice to BCCI, MCA

    Mumbai: The Legal Metrology (LM), Maharashtra State, Special Inspector of General, Amitabh Gupta has sent notices to the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Mumbai Cricket Association on Thursday, for ‘selling of packaged commodities at more than MRP.’

  • Indore: Imparity, dexterity workshop organised

    Indore: A one-day workshop was organised by the computer science department of Shree Vaishnav Institute of Management Studies for the previous semester student of BSc, BCA, and MCA. The main objective of workshop, which was conducted in three sessions, was to prepare student for campus recruitments and competitive examinations. The workshop includes sessions on aptitude calculus and reasoning. The programme was conducted by DR Jayesh Tiwari

  • Pune wicket was not poor: Murali Vijay differs with ICC match referee

    Bengaluru : After match referee Chris Broad rated the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) stadium pitch as “poor”, Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday said the controversial Pune track was challenging rather than “poor”.

  • BCCI GM Shah resigns

    New Delhi : RP Shah, one of the three General Managers of BCCI, on Saturday resigned from his post citing his age as a “reason”. Shah was the General Manager (Commercial) and was considered to be one of the big decision makers in board’s commercial interest.

  • Tickets for 1st India-England ODI sold out

    Pune : The Maharashtra Cricket Association has announced that tickets for the first One-Day International cricket match between hosts India and England, scheduled on January 15, 2017 at the MCA’s International Stadium, Gahunje, here, have been sold out.

  • Better late than never that Pawar has quit: Kirti Azad

    New Delhi : Former cricketer-turned politician Kirti Azad on Sunday appeared not to be in tune with Sharad Pawar’s assertion that he resigned as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president after being “pained” by the word “lucrative”, an observation by the Supreme Court to describe as to why people do not want to leave the BCCI, saying the NCP chief had to anyway resign from the post and his justification would not make any

  • Wankhede almost full as fans continue to throng stadium

    Mumbai: The Wankhede Stadium was almost packed to its capacity on Saturday as spectators continued to throng the venue to witness the fourth cricket Test between India and England here on Saturday.

  • Ranji mess: MCA forces BCCI to change Ranji schedule

    Mumbai : Under tremendous pressure from the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), the BCCI on Tuesday revoked its original decision to reschedule Bengal’s smog-hit November 7-10 Ranji Trophy match against Gujarat, which was cancelled, awarding a point to each team.

  • ‘Wankhede will be slow turner’

    Mumbai : Contrary to popular perceptions that Wankhede Stadium pitch for the third Test will be a rank turner, one of the MCA groundstaff actively involved with the preparation of the 22-yard strip stated that it is expected to assist slow bowlers only from the third day.

  • MCA ready to host fourth Test against England

    Mumbai : Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Friday informed the BCCI that they are ready to host the fourth Test match against England in the upcoming five-match series.

  • ‘No choice for MCA but to accept SC order on reforms at SGM’

    Mumbai : The Sharad Pawar-headed Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has no alternative but to implement in totality the Supreme Court order, based on the Justice Lodha Committee recommendations on sweeping reforms in cricket governance, feels its former Managing Committee member Ravi Mandrekar.

  • Mumbai Cricket Association writes to BCCI on implementing reforms

    Mumbai : Spelling out practical problems it had encountered in implementing the Justice Lodha committee’s reforms in the BCCI and its affiliates in totality, Mumbai Cricket Association has said it already had in place measures that, by and large, jell well with the reform process.

  • MCA writes letter to BCCI on implementing reforms

    Mumbai: Spelling out practical problems it had encountered in implementing the Justice Lodha committee’s reforms in the BCCI and its affiliates in totality, Mumbai Cricket Association has said it already had in place measures that, by and large, jell well with the reform process.

  • MCA decides to keep writ pending

    Mumbai : Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Wednesday decided to keep its writ petition filed in the Bombay High Court, contending that the BCCI cannot force it to implement the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Panel report since it is governed by the provisions of the Bombay Public Trusts Act, “pending”.

  • HC notice to BCCI over noise norms violation

    Mumbai : After being informed, the Bombay High Court on Monday, issued notices to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for allegedly violating the Noise Pollution norms during the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches.