Free Press Journal
  • CCI to host IPL Qualifier 2: Biswal

    Mumbai: The IPL Qualifier 2 on May 30 has been shifted to the Brabourne Stadium from the Wankhede Stadium, where there are some venue management issues ahead of the June 1 final too. “CCI will host the May 30 game,” IPL Governing Council head Ranjib Biswal told PTI.

  • Cabinet to clear Gandhi’s reinstatement

    BHOPAL : The government has reinstated suspended DIG, Prisons, Umesh Gandhi on humanitarian grounds but his reinstatement order would be presented before the state cabinet for approval. Gandhi, who is suffering from cancer, was suspended after Lokayukta raids. His suspension was revoked by the government and he has been reinstated.

  • World Red Cross Day today

    BHOPAL: Free medical check-up camp and blood donation camp would be organised at Indian Red Cross Society, Shivaji Nagar on Thursday. May 8 is observed as World Red Cross Day.  The camp would be inaugurated by garlanding the portrait of the father of Red Cross, Sir Henry Duenot. Red Cross State Unit chairman Mukesh Nayak, Ganesh Dibe, Dr DP Agarwal and other officials would be present on the occasion.

  • Brazil manager ignores Kaka, Ronaldinho for FIFA WC

    Sao Paulo: Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari on Wednesday unveiled the 23 men he trusts can deliver a sixth World Cup ahead of this year’s event starting June 12 on home soil. Having already led the most successful nation in the tournament’s history to their fifth title in Japan in 2002, Scolari is now out to lay the ghosts of 1950, when the Selecao lost the trophy match to Uruguay in Rio.

  • Sania-Cara pair moves into top eight

    Madrid: Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black had little problem in dispatching Hao-Ching Chan and Chanelle Scheepers as they scored a comfortable straight sets victory to progress to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open on Wednesday.

  • Govt to tie up with pvt sector to provide better health services: CM

    HOSHANGABAD: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said the state government is committed to provide better health services to the people in collaboration with private sector.The CM was addressing a function organised at Hoshangabad during the inauguration of new unit of Narmada Apna Hospital.

  • Blake’s doping ban reduced

    Kingston (Jamaica): Jamaican 400-metre runner Dominique Blake’s six-year ban for a second doping offence has been reduced to four-and-a-half years, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced. The statement by CAS highlights the outcome of Blake’s appeal against a six-year ban handed down by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary panel almost a year ago, reports CMC.

  • CS reviews preparations for Global Investors meet

    BHOPAL: In the series of department-wise review of preparations for Global Investors; Summit, Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa reviewed preparations being made in this regard by Health and Medical Education Department at Mantralaya here on Wednesday.

  • Rawal nets late winner for Bombay Gymkhana

    Mumbai: Bombay Gymkhana from a last ditch effort scored a crucial late goal to snatch a 1-0 victory against Greater Mumbai Police in an absorbing Super Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel.

  • Teenage girls commit suicide

    BHOPAL: Three incidents of suicides by two teenaged girls and an auto-rickshaw driver were reported in the past 24 hours in Govindpura, Jehangirabad and Gunga localities.However, no suicide note was recovered by the police in all the three incidents while cases under Section 174 of CrPc were registered.

  • EC to review counting preparations on May 12

    BHOPAL: The Election Commission will review preparations for counting through video-conferencing on May 12. Commission’s Director General Ashish Shrivastava and other officers in New Delhi will hold discussions with Madhya Pradesh’s election officers. Chief Electoral Officer Jaideep Govind, other officers of the CEO office, 29 returning officers (ROs), district election officers (DEOs), assistant returning officers (AROs), DEOs of NIC etc will take part in video-conferencing.

  • Woman forest guard accuses forest conservator of molestation

    SHIVPURI: A woman warden posted as forest guard at Forest Training School at Shivpuri has accused the institution’s director of molestation and threatening.Warden Shashibala (changed name) accused that director TS Sulia has been indecently misbehaving her since March 22 this year. She said whenever she protestes the physical and mental harassment Sulia threatens to fire her. She said Sulia asks her to give the mobile numbers of girls living the institution’s hostel.

  • People honoured for removing encroachments themselves

    UMARIA: The traders and citizens who took initiative to remove their encroachments giving cooperation in widening the road have been felicitated in the town on Tuesday.  Collector Surendra Upadhyaya expressing his views on the occasion said that the six roads of the town are being widened with the cost of Rs 11.45 crore under Mukhyamantri Urban infrastructure Yojna.

  • Students flock to summer camp at Gyanodaya School

    KHURAI: A 20 day summer training camp is being conducted at Gyanodaya Senior Secondary School in the town. As many as 100 students including girls and boys of Sagar, Satna, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Vidisha, Rajgarh etc are being trained in the camp.

  • Patients get benefit of naturopathic treatment

    SEONI MALWA: A naturopathy treatment camp and training session was organised under the auspices of Gayatri Shakti Peeth in the town on Tuesday. Sub divisional magistrate (SDM) Prakash Singh Chouhan was the chief guest on the concluding ceremony whereas of Madhya Pradesh Prakritik Chikitsa Parishad, Bhopal director Dr KL Rangwani was the guest of honour. Social activist Manmohan Agrawal presided over the programme.

  • DAVV to oblige sans inspection

    Indore: The Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) continues to ‘oblige’ BEd colleges by granting affiliation to them sans mandatory inspection for the third year in-a-row. Like last two academic sessions, the Executive Council on April 28 approved affiliation of the BEd colleges for the Session 2014-15 on production of an affidavit that they comply with all the norms laid down by National Council for Teacher Education, a regulatory body for teacher training institutes.