Free Press Journal
  • VU hosts workshop on ‘ Online examination procedure’

    Ujjain: Vikram University organised a day- long workshop based on ‘ Online examination procedure’ at Golden Jubilee Auditorium here on Friday. VU Vice- chancellor Prof JL Kaul said in his address that VU is a leading varsity in examination and other works. Success can not be obtained without dedication.

  • Best-selling Indian cars fail crash test

    New Delhi :  Some of the popular small cars sold in India, including Maruti Alto 800, Tata Nano, Ford Figo, Hyundai i10 and Volkswagen Polo, have failed crash tests, a global safety group, the New Car Assessment Programme, revealed on Friday.

  • India’s aviation safety rank downgraded

    New Delhi :  In a first-ever move that would adversely affect flight operations to the US, the American regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration, on Friday downgraded India’s aviation safety ranking, bringing it below Pakistan and at par with countries like Ghana, Barbados and Bangladesh.

  • Dhoni at a loss to explain defeat

    The 0-4 loss to the Kiwis with one ODI tied, meant that the Indians were dethroned from their number one ranking. The whitewash meant that the Dhoni-led team has a winless streak of eight ODIs since last month, including three in South Africa.


    New Delhi :  A 20-year-old lad from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Tania, succumbed to his injuries after half-a-dozen local shopkeepers allegedly beat him up with sticks after an altercation. The scuffle was ignited by taunts about Tania’s appearance and clothing.

  • Hiccups apart, Congress-NCP tie-up intact

    New Delhi :  The Congress party accepts that ahead of the elections its alliance with the Nationalist Congress party does have issues related to seat sharing, but these do not derail the alliance itself.

  • From bad to worse

    After conceding the series, India suffer their heaviest defeat on Kiwi soil; lose 5th ODI by 87 runs to finish 0-4

  • Players can’t take their place for granted in WC: Sunny

    What message are you giving to the existing players? That you can score 5, 10 or 20 with an occasional half century and stay on till World Cup next year? You can’t defend the World Cup like that  Sunil Gavaskar Former India captain

  • Karnataka extend lead; on course to clinch title

    Hyderabad: Karnataka extended their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day of their summit clash against Maharashtra. Starting the day at 230 for no loss, Karnataka were successful in their plan to bat Maharashtra out of the contest, as they finished the day at 474 for seven in reply to Maharashtra’s first innings score of 305. While No.3 batsman Ganesh Satish (117) was out on his overnight score,

  • Ground-breaking series win for Kiwis: Brendon

    Wellington: Delighted after drubbing India 4-0 in the just-concluded ODI series, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum called it a ground-breaking triumph for his side and the most satisfying of his career so far.
    “From an ODI point of view, this series is the most satisfying I have been a part of,” said McCullum.

  • Pawar withdraws transfer application

    Mumbai: The newly-elected Mumbai Cricket Association President Sharad Pawar on Friday withdrew his transfer application in the suit filed by senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde.Munde, who had thrown his hat in the ring for MCA president’s post, has challenged the rejection of his nomination in the election.

  • Yuki gets India off to winning start

    Indore: Yuki Bhambri fought back just in time to defeat Tsung Hua Yang but Somdev Devvarman’s fate was hanging in balance in the marathon unfinished second singles, suspended due to fading light, as India lead 1-0 in the Asia/Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie, on Friday.

  • Tough to change Somdev’s defensive mindset: Amritraj

    Indore:India’s Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj said it was difficult to change Somdev Devvarman’s defensive approach towards his game as the country’s number one singles player struggled to close out his match against Ti Chen despite earning four match points.

  • Bitten, bruised, torn to pieces in Kiwiland!

    The irony was hard to miss. As the ICC announced that England, Australia and India alone would control international cricket, so that they could gobble up more funds and privileges, came a couple of shockers.

  • Wife’s murder: NRI fails to block his extradition

    London: A British Indian businessman on Friday lost his final bid to block his extradition to South Africa, where he is accused of murdering his Indo-Swedish wife while on their honeymoon in 2010. Shrien Dewani can be extradited to South Africa to stand trial, UK’s High Court has ruled. (more…)

  • Bappi Da and TV artists join BJP

    New Delhi: Veteran Hindi music director of ‘Disco Dancer’ fame, Bappi Lahiri, and a few other film and TV personalities joined the BJP on Friday in the presence of party president Rajnath Singh here. Lahiri, the flamboyant music director known for wearing heavy gold ornaments, cheered for Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and insisted there is a wave in favour of the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Lahiri had campaigned

  • Kejriwal, Delhi power companies slug it out

    NEW DELHI: Delhiites will have to cough up more for electricity from February 1 as the three power companies have increased the surcharge. The move came even as Anil Ambani-backed BSES warned the Delhi government of 8-10 hours power cuts a day beginning Saturday citing funds crunch.