Free Press Journal
  • CM visit: four officers booted out, two get pat on the back

    • Kolar CMO, T& CP Asst Director transferred 
    • Sub- engineer, building permission in- charge suspended 

    BHOPAL: During his surprise inspection of various offices on Friday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan directed to penalise officers found guilty of irregularities and issue letters of commendation to the ones whose work was found good. Accordingly, concerning departments suspended two officers and removed two from their existing charge. Clarification has been sought from

  • CM springs nocturnal surprise on Rain Basera inmates

    BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan again set out on surprise visit on the night of Saturday. He left his home at around 10 pm. Chauhan saw the arrangement of bonfires made for the relief from biting cold.

  • Diggi suffering from Sangh phobia, should apologise: Gaur

    BHOPAL: Home and jail minister Babulal Gaur has termed the statement of Congress national general secretary Digvijay Singh comparing RSS with Ravana as an example of Singh’s mental bankruptcy. Gaur has suggested Singh to first set Congress party organisation in order, which is on the verge of total collapse.

  • If youth rebel, none of us will escape their fury: Katare

    Bhopal: Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare sought CBI probe into Vyapam scam from the State government saying that the scam had eroded the prestige of government institutions and the youths have lost faith in the selection process. If the government does not initiate a CBI probe, the Congress will approach High Court and get order for CBI probe. Training gun on the chief minister, he alleged that Chauhan gave wrong reply in

  • NZ tour will help in preparing for World Cup: Dhoni

    “Most of the players will get the feel about the wickets. When I first went to New Zealand, the fielding position was very confusing as the shape of the grounds are very unusual”

  • Del Potro overpowers Tomic in Sydney final

    Sydney: Juan Martin del Potro bludgeoned Bernard Tomic with his powerful forehand to win a lopsided Sydney International final on Saturday.The Argentine world number five took just 53 minutes to master the Australian defending champion 6-3, 6-1.

  • Mumbai dethroned

    Coming into the match as underdogs, Maha show tremendous resilience to win after conceding a 122-run lead in the first innings

  • Either show pride or retire: Smith’s advice to Pietersen

    Melbourne: South African-born former Hampshire and England cricketer Robin Smith has asked Kevin Pietersen to retire if he is not proud or passionate enough to enjoy the game of cricket.Smith said Pietersen should consider that people will remember the good innings he played rather than continuing to play for too long, and added people often remember the end of a player’s career.

  • Punjab, Karnataka secure berth in semis

    Mumbai/Bangalore: Punjab and Karnataka scored convincing victories to enter the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy Saturday while Maharashtra tamed defending champions Mumbai for a place in the last four.Karnataka cruised to an expected victory against Uttar Pradesh by 92 runs on day three of the quarter-finals at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore to set up a Jan 18-22 semi-final clash with Punjab in Mohali.

  • David Moyes

    FA charges Moyes for comments after League Cup Loss

    London: Manchester United manager David Moyes has reportedly been charged with misconduct by the Football Association (FA) over comments made after their 2-1 League Cup loss to Sunderland in the semi-final first-leg on Tuesday.Moyes had said that United is ‘beginning to laugh at referees’ for their ‘terrible’ decisions, adding that they are ‘playing referees as well as the opposition’.

  • Vettori’s future under injury cloud

    Wellington: The international cricket career of Premier New Zealand spin bowler Daniel Vettori is reportedly still under an injury-darkened cloud after it was confirmed that he would not be considered for the upcoming series against India. Vettori, who is struggling through his T20 Big Bash contract in Australia with a

  • Rusty India suffer second straight defeat

    New Delhi: India’s disastrous campaign at Hero Hockey World League Final continued as they lost 1-3 to New Zealand to succumb to their second straight defeat in Pool A at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. New Zealand scored three field goals – one in the first half and two after the change of ends – through Shea Mcalesse (1st minute) and Stephen Jenness (40th, 50th minutes)

  • Walsh livid at players for another poor show

    New Delhi: He might have had encouraging words for his wards irrespective of defeat in their tournament opener, but India’s chief coach Terry Walsh was livid with the home team’s performance against New Zealand today and termed the showing as “unacceptable”.

  • Serena braces for Melbourne heat ahead of Australian open

    Melbourne: Serena Williams’ goals for the upcoming Australian Open are simple – stay on your feet and stop complaining about the weather.  Temperatures here have been unseasonably cool in the week leading up to the tournament but are expected to climb up to 33 degrees when the World No.1 takes the court Monday for her first-round match against Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, reports Xinhua.

  • PCB softens stance on Asia Cup, World T20

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly softened its stance on the team’s participation at the forthcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh and has seemingly given the green signal for the team to attend both the Asia Cup and the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh.


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