Free Press Journal
  • Vijender invites Tendulkar for WBO Asia title fight

    New Delhi: Star boxer Vijender Singh today invited Sachin Tendulkar for his WBO Asia title fight here and briefed the cricket legend about the structure and future of professional boxing. Vijender, who has won all his four fights since turning pro last year, is on a short 10-day Holi break in India before his next bout on April 30 in London.

  • To win it for India in front of Tendulkar is emotional: Kohli

    Kolkata : The exhilaration of being India’s hero in the crunch World Twenty20 clash against Pakistan aside, batting star Virat Kohli said he felt emotionally overwhelmed to have done it in front of the iconic Sachin Tendulkar.

  • It is cricket frenzy even by Kolkata’s standards

    Kolkata: Angry demonstrations, ransacking of a makeshift counter for issuing tickets to Cricket Association of Bengal members — the iconic Eden Gardens ground is witnessing unprecedented scenes, with fans willing to purchase tickets at even 20 times the printed price to watch Saturday’s India-Pakistan World Twenty20 match.

  • ‘Sound of MSD’s strokes good sign for the team’

    New Delhi : Sachin Tendulkar says the ‘sound” that came off skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s bat during the recent Asia Cup was a reflection of his positive mindset and it was a good news for already “favourites” India in the World Twenty20.

  • Pressuring students to excel is social crime: CM

    BHOPAL : Expressing deep concern over the sharp rise in the incidents of students committing suicide during the examination season, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh, on Friday, announced constitution of a House committee to hold exhaustive consultations with experts to find ways to check the trend.

  • Budget 2016: Finance Minister may have Budget blues but PM confident

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley faces the burden of high expectations as he gets ready to present his third annual budget on Monday, and maybe he is a trifle nervous but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is confidence personified.

  • Kohli vs Amir is as exciting as my duel with Sachin: Shoaib

    Mirpur : From Eden Gardens to Centurion, Shoaib Akhtar has had many memorable on-field battles with Sachin Tendulkar and he feels that Mohammed Amir and Virat Kohli’s face-offs will also go down the cricket history as some of the epic duels.

  • Kohli vs Amir is as exciting as my duel with Sachin: Shoaib

    Mirpur:  Eden Gardens to Centurion, Shoaib Akhtar has had many memorable on-field battles with Sachin Tendulkar and he feels that Mohammed Amir and Virat Kohli’s face-offs will also go down the cricket history as some of the epic duels.

  • Cricket is now a career option for youngsters: Kapil

    New Delhi: Former captain Kapil Dev today doffed his hat at the rise of cricket as a career option for youngsters, saying that parents now encourage their children to take up the game to earn a living.

  • Sachin Tendulkar greatest after Don Bradman:Ricky Ponting

    New Delhi : Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has rated Sachin Tendulkar as the all-time best batsman after Sir Donald Bradman, saying the maestro truly deserves to be called “great” at a time when the word is “bandied” about often.

  • Sachin Tendulkar bats for safer Indian roads

    New Delhi : Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday launched a road safety campaign saying that like batting in the middle, a partnership is needed between the vehicle drivers and pedestrians to make the dangerous Indian roads safer.

  • Sachin bats for safer Indian roads

    New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today launched a road safety campaign saying that like batting in the middle, a partnership is needed between the vehicle drivers and pedestrians to make the dangerous Indian roads safer. “It is extremely sad, the amount of lives we are losing everyday to road fatalities. Discipline is very important if you have to make our roads. Like partnership is important between the batsman and non-striker, same way it is imperative for the vehicle

  • As oil prices decline, big is once again beautiful at Auto Expo

    Greater Noida : The stars were there in large numbers. Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Zaheer Khan, Mohinder Amarnath and top racing driver Karun Chondok came to lend some of the shine of their stellar names to the vehicles on display at the Auto Expo here, some 30 km from the Delhi border.

  • India are favourites, says  Sachin Tendulkar

    New Delhi : Sachin Tendulkar feels India have a “very good chance” to win the World T20 at home. “We have a very good chance. In T20 I think the team is well balanced with senior members in the squad, then also youngsters and guys who been around for a while and they all as a package have performed really well,” the master blaster told NDTV on Wednesday.

  • Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif poses with the newly launched Jaguar XE

    Auto Expo Takes off with 51 launches, hybrids hog show

    Greater Noida : India’s flagship automobile show, the Auto Expo, kicked off on Wednesday as 51 new products made their debut, with Bollywood celebrities, including Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor, along with sportstars Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli adding to the glamour quotient.

  • ‘Sachin Tendulkar’s Advice Helped Me’

    Sydney : India’s star run scorer Virat Kohli believes Sachin Tendulkar’s advice to him during the early stage of his cricketing career helped him immensely to develop.