Free Press Journal
  • Administration preparing for counting votes

    Khandwa/ Mandsaur/ Burhanpur/ Khargone: Different district administrations began to prepare for the counting of votes, as it is scheduled on May 16, under the leadership of the district election officers. Some significant information communicated through media release is as follows:Control rooms for counting process in every districtFor proper and undisputed completion of the vote’s counting process, a separate control room is established in all the 51 districts of the state.

  • WC is here for your development, FIFA tells anti-event campaigners

    Rio de Janeiro: Anti-World Cup campaigners in Brazil have threatened demonstrations during the showcase tournament next month but FIFA insisted that it would be an unfair target. Insecurity and fears of a repeat of demonstrations last year involving hundreds of thousands of people have bedevilled the build-up to the World Cup already hit by stadium delays. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says Brazil has social problems and that new demonstrations cannot be

  • Iran’s training camp in Austria

    Vienna: Iran’s national football team arrived in Austria for a three-week-long camp ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. During the camp, Iran will play three friendlies with Belarus, Montenegro and Angola, reports Xinhua.Carlos Queiroz’s men will play Belarus May 18 in Kapfenberg. Then they will face Montenegro May 26 and Angola May 30 in Hartberg.  The Iranian squad has already played four friendlies with South African clubs Moroka Swallows, Orlando

  • Low hanging electric wires become source of problems

    Manaawar: The availability of electricity for farming and domestic purposes in the state is for 24 hours a day. Although the same goes for Manaawar, where electricity is available all day on a 33 KW grid, the city is still struggling to maintain the distribution system.

  • Brazil vows to keep ‘Barra Bravas’ out

    Rio De Janeiro: Brazil on Tuesday vowed to crack down on hooligans intent on trouble at the World Cup and voiced particular concern about Argentina’s fans. “We do not want violent fans at the World Cup in Brazil,” sports minister Aldo Rebelo said in response to reports that some of Argentina’s notorious ‘barra bravas,’ or hardcore fans, may make it across the border to the event starting June 12.

  • Knights look to ride the momentum wave

    Kolkata will look to consolidate their position in top-four when they take on an erratic Mumbai Indians side in Cuttack today

  • Aaron Finch

    Do or die: SRH take on the mighty Punjab

    Powerhouses like Dhawan, Finch and Warner will now have to fire in unison to stay in contention for a place in the play-offs

  • Jwala-Ashwini fired up for Uber Cup

    New Delhi: India’s doubles specialists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa feel playing in team champioinships such as the upcoming Uber Cup moitivates them to make that extra effort on court.The 2011 World Championship bronze medallists are confident of playing their part well when the tournament kicks-off at the Siri Fort Sports Complex on May 18.

  • Not taking Sunrisers lightly: Bailey

    I think they have a very strong side, I don’t think they have any obvious weakness… It is going to be a tough contest against them   George Bailey  Kngs XI Punjab Captain

  • Boko Haram is closer home

    I find it disturbing that the Boko Haram’s abduction of 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria a month ago has been somewhat brushed aside by our election-obsessed media. I find it very disturbing that even when these Islamist militants barged into homes and abducted eight more girls – some barely eight years old – last week, we merely shrugged. At least the rest of the world is showing some interest in trying to shape

  • Scramble to gear up for state polls

    Even before the last phase of polling  in the country had ended, Maratha strongman and head  of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Sharad Pawar had called on his partymen to begin preparing for the upcoming assembly elections, without waiting for the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Whither Congress Party?

    Even if you disregard the results of the exit polls, which broadly indicate a strong pro-Modi trend, it is a foregone conclusion that the Congress Party will sit in the Opposition after May 16. The party, by all accounts, is doing so badly that it might find it hard to get into three digits in the next Lok Sabha. That would be a huge vote against its leadership, wouldn’t it?

  • The Food Crisis

    The food crisis in India is real; it has many facets to it. Firstly, there is a scarcity of food supply, the shortage is over three million tons. Secondly, there is an unregulated distribution of the food supply, that is available. Thirdly, there is no co-ordination of policy or effort; food is a provincial responsibility.

  • Sidhhi Sagar Society obtains govt. approval

    Spark Builders & Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd.(Spark), which is headed by Mr. Dattajirao C. Desai ( EX-Jt. Municipal Commissioner and Ex Metropolitan Magistrate) has  changed the life of slums in Worli, giving them a new ray of hope IN Worli area.

  • Alcohol does make you hunt for pretty faces!

    London: ‘Beer Goggle’ is real. People become more attracted to the opposite sex after a few drinks and even a small amount of alcohol can shift your attention to gorgeous ladies, says ANI.

  • Exhibition of paintings

    An exhibition of paintings by young Mumbai based artist Suhas Prakashrao Salunke. This series mostly lays emphasis on the preservation of tradition and heritage of bygone era through apt display of their peculiarities and special features, the relevant perspectives. A keen lover of nature and cultural tradition as well as our heritage, Suhas Salunke has artistically decorated his work with hues of the beauty of nature and their vivid marvels. He has

  • TO THINK IS TO ACT – T.G.L. Iyer

    I know of a person who went to a Departmental Store and purchased goods for Rs. 75/-. He gave a hundred rupee note at the counter and he received back Rs. 425/- in return. The cashier at the counter mistook it for a five hundred rupee note. This friend hesitated just for a moment, pocketed the cash, went home and then started his great mental struggle of repentance. Next day, he went