Free Press Journal
  • Indore celebrates Diwali with fervour

    Indore: Taking a break from routine activities, Indoreans celebrated Diwali, the Festival of Lights with religious fervour and enthusiasm, on Sunday.

  • ‘ Govardhan Puja’ to mark with gusto

    Indore: The Diwali festivity will continue on Monday also as people will celebrate ‘ Govardhan puja’. The day is considered auspicious as people take care of cows and also worship them.

  • Thousands throng Mahalaxmi temples

    Indore: On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, thousands of people thronged Mahalaxmi temples all over the city to worship the ‘ Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity’ on Sunday.

  • Last minute shopping brings smiles in city market

    Indore: Citizens celebrated the ‘ Festival of Lights’ with enthusiasm. Homes were illuminated with earthen- lamps, candles and different kinds of decorative items, while skies came alive with the display of fireworks. Of course, the lighting of firecrackers on the ground generated much excitement among people as well.

  • Massive revolt in Cong, BJP on the cards

    With the ticket scenario yet not clear on most of the seats in Malwa region, revolt in both Congress and BJP appears inevitable.

  • Quiz contest held at Mahakal Group

    Ujjain : A large number of students took part in the online quiz competition organised by the computer science department of the Mahakal Group of Institutes and EMC Academy Alliance. ‘ Cloud computing and virtualisation’ was the topic of the competition. Prof Vishwas Dikshit and Prof Dipali Kelkar were the event coordinators.

  • Lok Ayukta registers 8th case against IAS Thete

    UJJAIN: The Lok Ayukta police registered 8th case against former Additional Commissioner, Revenue, Ramesh S Thete ( Indian Administrative Services officer) under a Ceiling Land case. The then Tehsildar Nityanand Pande and patwari Adarsh Jamgade were also booked in this case.

  • Kohli tops ICC ODI batsman ranking

    Dubai: Virat Kohli on Sunday became the number one batsman in One-Day cricket after a superb batting show against Australia in the just-concluded series, in which he scored 344 runs. Kohli had scores of 61 (in Pune), 100 not out (in Jaipur), 68 (in Mohali), 115 not out (in Nagpur) and 0 (in Bengaluru).

  • Seven at one go

    World Champion Sebastian Vettel wins Abu

  • ‘Prince’ Virat can fill in Sachin’s shoes: Chappell

    New Delhi: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell on Sunday joined the bandwagon of experts who feel that Virat Kohli can fill in the big shoes of retiring Sachin Tendulkar, describing the youngster as the ‘prince’ of Indian cricket.

  • Kolkata’s 199-rose welcome ‘moves’ Tendulkar

    Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar, on his arrival Sunday in the city, was welcomed by Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Subir Ganguly and treasurer Biswarup Dey with 199 roses, amid jostling by hundreds of fans desperately trying to get close to him.

  • Shamsur leads Bangladesh to clean sweep over Kiwis

    Fatullah: Shamsur Rahman led Bangladesh to a stunning victory over New Zealand on Sunday, completing a 3-0 sweep of the One-Day International series. Shamsur’s 96 rocketed the home side to 309-6, steaming past New Zealand’s 307 with four balls and four wickets to spare at the packed Khan Shaheb Osman Ali stadium at Fatullah just outside Dhaka.

  • Roger eyes Djokovic revenge mission in World Tour Finals

    London: Roger Federer will start his bid for a seventh title at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals with a revenge mission against Novak Djokovic.  After one of the worst campaigns of his illustrious career, Federer arrives for the prestigious event at London’s O2 Arena looking to finish the year on a high note and he has an opportunity to make an immediate impact when he faces world

  • CSA affiliates divided over sacrificing Haroon Lorgat

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) affiliates are divided over letting its chief executive Haroon Lorgat go to save the board from financial ruin in the on-going spat with the BCCI. This emerged from a report in the weekly Sunday Times in which respected cricket writer Telford Vice alleged that Lorgat had asked him to hold back a report he had written on comments by former ICC legal adviser David Becker that offended

  • Shiv wins Dubai City Challenge Tour, gets European tour card

    Dubai: Shiv Kapur played an extremely steady and solid final round of two-under 70 without any bogeys to claim the season-ending Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final at the Al Badia Golf Club. Kapur celebrated his Diwali in Dubai in a winning way with a total of 16-under 272 and a whopping four-shot margin over the second place duo Jose-Felipe Lima of Portugal (69) and Andrew McLeary

  • Bale the provider as Ronaldo double sinks Rayo Vallecano

    Madrid: Gareth Bale provided two assists for the second consecutive game as a double from Cristiano Ronaldo and a Karim Benzema header saw Real Madrid squeeze past Rayo Vallecano 3-2. Ronaldo had scored a hat-trick in the 7-3 mauling of Sevilla on Wednesday and the Portuguese took just three minutes to open the scoring with a cool finish after racing onto Luka Modric’s pass.

  • India qualify for Hockey World Cup as Aussies win Ocenia leg

    New Delhi: Indian men’s hockey team on Sunday officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup in The Hague (NED), according to the latest release issued by the FIH.Their participation in next year’s showpiece event, which takes place in the hugely impressive 15,000 capacity Kyocera Stadium between 31 May and 15 June 2014, was sealed following the completion of the men’s and women’s Oceania Cup continental championships in Stratford, New

  • Diwali gift: UK to scrap visa security bond scheme

    London : The controversial 3,000-pound “security bond” for some “high-risk” foreign visitors to the UK, including those from India, is to be scrapped, the Home Office has confirmed.