Free Press Journal
  • Barack Obama

    In US, Obama lends racial hue to voting rights!

    “The stark, simple truth is this: The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act became law nearly five decades ago”

  • BRTS vandalism SP candidate Neha among others held

    134201416300500-largeIndore: City police on Saturday arrested Samajwadi Party candidate Neha sharma along with party activists for uprooting railings of the BRTS Corridor. Police arrested them under relevant acts of damaging public property.

  • Shifting of EVMs to Nehru stadium begins

    Indore: Shifting of EVMs from Collector office to Nehru Stadium started on Saturday and all EVMs would be shifted to the stadium on Sunday. The DEO also brought 1,650 EVMs from neighboring districts. As the polling date ( April 24) is coming closer, the DEO geared up its poll preparations.

  • Mahajan meets people in various wards

    Indore: BJP candidate for Indore Lok Sabha seat Sumitra Mahajan celebrated her birthday by appealing citizens to vote for the BJP and highlighting the shortcomings of the Congress through her canvassing in various wards.

  • Man attacked with sword

    13420141540296-largeUjjain: A man was allegedly attacked with sword over some trivial issue at Khajurwali Masjid area on Saturday. Jiwajiganj police informed that victim Mohammad Ezaz, 25, son of Mohammad Bashir, resident of Khajurwali Masjid, was attacked by accused Anwar, son of Iliyas Pehalwan, resident of Seshwani Mohalla, with a sword over some issue. Ezaz asked

  • Prabhat Pheri taken out prior to Mahavir Jayanti

    Ujjain: On Saturday, Digambar and Shwetambar Jain Community people took out Prabhat Pheri ( procession) to mark Mahavir Jayanthi festival in the city. Processions began from three different venues, in which community men and women participated.

  • Consumers vandalise DISCOM’s collection counter

    Ujjain: Scenes of commotion were seen at the Maxi Road located premises of the DISCOM’s city office, with some consumers allegedly vandalising the power tariff collection counter on Saturday.

  • Everton climb into top four

    London : Everton extended their winning run to seven as they climbed into the Premier League’s top four courtesy of a 1-0 victory away to Sunderland on Saturday.Wes Brown’s own-goal secured Everton’s victory — the first time since they last won the title in 1987 they have won seven games in a row — and pushed bottom of the table Sunderland closer to relegation.

  • Sachin, Sourav, Ranbir, Salman in line for ISL franchises

    New Delhi : The names of former cricket captains Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly and Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan were doing the rounds as probable owners as the much awaited franchise line-up of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament is all set to be announced Sunday. Den Cable, owned by Sameer Manchanda, may get Delhi, while Tendulkar, Ganguly and Ranbir may settle for Kochi, Kolkata and Mumbai franchises.

  • No foreign tours for nat selectors: BCCI

    I think now the national selectors will not be travelling out of country. Those days the selectors also used to travel out of country if the team is on tour… yes, it’s the Board’s policy that they will not be sent out with the  Indian team Ravi Sawant BCCI vice-president

  • Baroda, UP to clash in T20 final

    Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh and Baroda on Saturday qualified for the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 final by topping their respective groups on the basis of better net run rate after finishing equal on points with Goa and Kerala.

  • Misbah likely to remain Pak captain till 2015 WC

    Karachi : Misbah-ul-Haq does not seem to be in danger of losing the captaincy of the national ODI team before the World Cup 2015 despite speculations about experienced all-rounder, Shahid Afridi being a strong contender for this job.The sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board told PTI that all rumours pertaining to the national one-day team captaincy were unfounded.

  • Banned Aamir’s dream over

    Karachi: The banned Pakistan pacer Mohd Aamir will not be eligible to play in next year’s World Cup even if he returns early to domestic cricket, the PCB has said. Chief operating officer, Subhan Ahmed told PTI that the PCB was not hopeful about the ICC clearing the pacer to play international cricket until he completed his five-year ban, which would end around August 2015. “We have tried to convince the ICC

  • PCB awaits BCCI’s reply on bilateral series

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s concerted efforts to get bilateral series with India finally seem to be paying off with the BCCI promising to confirm its agreement over tours within a week’s time. A PCB official, giving details of the discussions the PCB Chairman Najam Sethi held with other officials including the Indians in the two-day ICC executive board meeting in Dubai, said the Indian Board had agreed to some bilateral series

  • Thieves strike at IPL players house, take away trophies

    Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Premier League (IPL) player Sanju V Samson’s some trophies and souvenirs were allegedly stolen from his house, police said on Saturday.The locked house of Samson’s father at the coastal town of Vizhinjam near here was found burgled on Friday. Family members said the stolen items included some of the school-time trophies of the U-19 player, they said.

  • Akram joins KKR in UAE

    Dubai : In a bid to give the Shah Ruk Khan-owned unit an edge in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has rejoined Kolkata Knight Riders in their preparations. One of the first teams to land in UAE for the first leg of the tournament starting April 16, KKR have been bolstered by the return of the ‘Sultan of Swing’ as bowling consultant for another