Free Press Journal
  • Major Jatar lays stress on use of public transport

    Indore: “ Try to understand your responsibilities as a citizen before commenting on traffic police or administration” said Rtd Major General Sudhir Jatar, who was in city to deliver a lecture on “ Traffic Enforcement” on the concluding day of the 5- day symposium, organized by Center for Environment Protection Research and Development ( CEPRD), here at Jal Sabhagrahm, on Friday.

  • One more chance to citizens to add name in voters’list

    • Special camp at polling booths on March 9 
    • Merely photo ID card not sufficient, name registration necessary 

    Indore: Those citizens, who have forgot or missed to file their names in the voters list are being given another opportunity. Though the final list for the Lok Sabha election was published on January 31, a special camp would be organized on Sunday ( March 9) at

  • Who will make the final cut?

    Unbeaten Sri Lanka will aim to go one better in the decider but defending champions Pakistan might turn the tables in a bid to retain the title 

  • Misbah not worried about injury setbacks

    At the moment Afridi is really playing well. The kind of impact he is creating on the opposition and his own team, he should play for us. We’re just positive about that. Let’s see how he feels and then we’ll decide. If somebody can’t make it then we have to go to someone else who can really live up to the role Misbah-ul Haq Pakistan captain

  • India retain second spot in T20 rankings

    Dubai: They might be out of action for quite some time in this format of the game, but India managed to hold to their second position in the ICC T20I Team Rankings issued on Friday. Both India and third-placed South Africa have 123 points its their accounts, but the former just managed to pip the Proteas when ratings were calculated beyond the decimal point. Sri Lanka continued to lead the chart with

  • Vengsarkar optimistic of India chances in T20 cup

    Mumbai: Though disappointed at the India’s pathetic performance over the last few months, former skipper Dilip Vengsarkar is optimistic about the MS Dhoni-led side’s chances in the upcoming ICC World T20 in Bangladesh.

  • Sahara Force India team gears up for new season

    Silverstone (UK): With a slew of rule changes coming into play in the Formula One Championships this year, Sahara Force India Team Principal Vijay Mallya feels it would be a “massive challenge” for a small team like his.
    Mallya, however, said Sahara Force India was raring to go after a “satisfactory” pre-season testing stint.

  • ‘No change’ in Schumi’s condition

    Paris: Michael Schumacher remains in a “wake-up phase” from the coma he was placed in following a life-threatening skiing accident nearly ten weeks ago, his spokeswoman said on Friday.The statement from Sabine Kehm was the first since February 13, when the Formula One legend’s family said they continued to strongly believe that he would recover.

  • Two Devian hobnob, 3rd waits in the wings

    Chennai :  Nearly 12 years ago when Prime Minister Vajpayee was struggling to save his 13-month old NDA Govern-ment, it was often heard in political corridors how three women had made his political life miserable – AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa, Trinamool Congress founder Mamata Banerjee and BSP queen Mayawati.

  • Indian GP return highly unlikely: Chandhok

    After what has happened recently, it will be very tough for India to get the race back. The sport raised the country’s profile, but unfortunately the govt does not see it as a sport to help the stakeholders cross the hurdles Vicky Chandhok Former chief of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India

  • Bombay YMCA seniors in final

    Mumbai: Hosts Bombay YMCA ‘A’ outplayed BMC 25-21, 25-21, 25-12 to storm into the final of the Callan Cup Volleyball tournament, hosted by Bombay YMCA  at Jhulla Maidan, Agripada on Friday. Having earlier beaten young Agripada Boys with ease in the quarterfinals, the YMCA seniors had to bring out their best to subdue seasoned BMC.

  • Navin too deserts 3rd front

    New Delhi :  The third front, which had bo-asted that it will play a crucial role after the Lok Sabha polls, continues to crumble, forcing the sponsor – the CPM — to steer clear of any further parleys. It has instead asked other Left parties to field their candidates and wait for re-formation of the 3rd front after the polls.

  • HFA, Salcette FC score

    Mumbai: Hugh Fernandes Academy (HFA) and Salcette FC, both won their respective Second Division encounters of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Friday evening.

  • Navy takes YET another hit

    New Delhi :  Yet again the Indian Navy is in news for the wrong reasons. A commander-rank naval officer was killed on Friday following a gas leak on board a warship in the Mazagaon docks in Mumbai.

  • Western Railway, East Indians share honours

    After conceding an early goal, WR fought back strongly and  managed  to restore parity through Prabal Chakraborthy in the 37th minute

  • Why can’t BJP, Cong join hands to form govt: SC

    NewDelhi :  Why cannot the Congress and the BJP join hands to form the government? The question was posed by the Supreme Court Bench of Justices R M Lodha and N V Ramana on Friday even as it observed that “nothing is impossible” and “there are no permanent enemies in politics.”

  • Saina (Z)hangs in to reach quarters

    Birmingham: India’s Saina Nehwal had to go the full distance of three games to overcome American qualifier Beiwen Zhang 24-22, 18-21, 21-19, and enter the quarter-finals of the women’s singles at the All-England badminton championships.

  • ‘Scared’ Ratchanok eyes showdown against Li Xuerui

    Birmingham: Ratchanok Intanon, the youngest ever world singles champion, moved to within one win of a probable All-England Open showdown with Li Xuerui, the Olympic champion, before admitting her patchy form is scary.

  • Advani beats Chawla for national snooker title

    Lucknow: World champion Pankaj Advani (PSPB) won his sixth national snooker title with a commanding 6-3 win over Kamal Chawla of Railways in the 81st Manish National Snooker championship on Friday.Chawla remained a spectator from his chair for larger period of the match as the Banaglore cueist Advani’s natural prowess for cue sport, both in snooker and billiards, was proven yet again in the ‘City of Nawabs’.

  • Bagan to clash with Sporting in I-league

    Kolkata: Mohammedan Sporting take on Mohun Bagan in Round 20 of the I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium on Saturday. Mohammedan Sporting are only a point above the relegation spot and trail Mohun Bagan by four points, but have played two games less.