Free Press Journal
  • Lok Sabha polls, an acid test for Yadav

    Indore: The suspense over selection of MPCC chief came to an end on Monday with the appointment of Khandwa MP and OBC leader, Arun Yadav. But, his tenure as head of teh party chiuef won’t be easy following debacle of the party in the recent Assembly elections. His foremost work is to win seven Lok Sabha seats in the Malwa- Nimar belt in the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Lithium- ion battery removed from 18- month boy’s digestive tract

    Indore: In a complex surgery, doctors of M Hospital on Monday successfully removed a lithium- ion battery from digestive tract of a one and half- year- old boy. The doctors claimed that it was fourth such incident in a week in which patient came to them after gulping a battery.

  • Youth burnt alive by wife, mom- in- law

    Indore: One youth was set of fire by his wife and mother in- law near Jawahar Tekri in Chandan Nagar area, on Sunday night. He died in M Hospital on Monday morning. Police have filed a case and started investigations.


    Indore: The board of governors of Indian Institute of Technology Indore ( IITI) on Monday reportedly expressed its discontent over delay in construction of its campus at Simrol. Came to attend board of governors meeting, they also visited the Simrol site and observed that the technical institute could not even complete construction of boundary wall around 500 of acres land meant for its campus in more than four years of its establishment.

  • IIT- I to sign MoU with British High Commission

    Indore: The Indian Institute of Technology Indore is all set to ink a memorandum of understanding ( MoU) with the British High Commission to facilitate student- faculty exchange programme and research. According to IIT Indore media coordinator Nirmala Menon, the MoU would provide an opportunity to the institute students to study a semester in foreign university. They may also industry exposure on foreign soil.

  • Dawoodi Bohra community celebrates Milad- un- Nabi

    Indore: The Dawoodi Bohra community celebrated Miladun- Nabi on Monday. A cheerful atmosphere was seen in the Bohra community areas like Siyagang, Bohra Bakhal, Saify Nagar and New Saify Nagar.

  • Arun Yadav is new PCC chief

    BHOPAL: The Congress, on Monday, announced the appointment of Arun Yadav, Member of Parliament from Khargone, as President of the MP Congress committee. Arun will replace Kantilal Bhuria, who had submitted his resignation on December 10 to party vice- president Rahul Gandhi, taking responsibility for the party’s rout in the polls.

  • Venus falls out of orbit

    The seven-time Grand Slam champion suffers exit at the hands of 22 seed Makarova after a marathon round one clash

  • Murray returns after his time-out

    Melbourne: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has admitted that he is returning to the Australian Open after his injury time-out from tennis with a renewed love for the game.The Scot, who was absent for over three months following his back surgery, is preparing to open his Aussie Open campaign against Go Soeda of Japan, ranked 112 in the world.

  • Grand Slam debut for Social Shack

    Melbourne: The virtual and physical worlds are set to collide as Australian Open 2014 launched the Social Shack, a first in Grand Slam history. The one-stop-shop has been designed to engage fans with the players and the event on a deeper level than ever before.  It will feature live feeds from the tennis world’s most active social media users including Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic and Victoria

  • Officials play down extreme heat risk

    Temperatures were forecast to hover above 40.C (104.F) over the next four days but officials said plans were in place to look after the players in the sweltering conditions.

  • Dhoni wary of Kiwi challenge

    Napier: Describing New Zealand as a force to reckon with on their home turf, Indian captain MS Dhoni said that his team will not be taking the Black Caps lightly in the upcoming ODI series starting January 19. “New Zealand are a fantastic side. They’ve got good bowlers and their recent performances have been really good. And especially at home, they’ll know the conditions better than us and for some

  • Indian team arrives in NZ

    Napier: The Indian team arrived for the five-match ODI series against New Zealand starting January 19.”Napier welcomes us with pleasant weather and great scenery. Can’t wait to get onto the field,” tweeted Virat Kohli after arriving in the city.
    The Indians took a connecting flight from Auckland for Napier after arriving in the country from Mumbai. The series will start on Sunday and conclude on January 31 in Wellington with the

  • India hold Germany to a 3-3 draw

    New Delhi: India came up with a spirited performance to draw with Olympic champions Germany 3-3 and register their first win at the Hockey World League Finals. India left behind the memories of their opening two defeats against England (0-2) and New Zealand (1-3) and dished out a much-better display to hold the world number one opponents to a draw at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. Unlike their previous two

  • Zol to lead India in U-19 WC

    Mumbai: India will defend its U-19 World Cup title in the captainship of Vijay Zol, who recently led India to junior Asia Cup victory, as the talented batsman has been named skipper of the 15-man squad. The ICC U-19 World Cup is scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in February. The All-India Junior Selection Committee met to select the Indian team for the big event. India have been