Free Press Journal
  • Colleges to deposit 1% of fee in higher education fund

    BHOPAL: All Universities, government and private colleges of the state will get one per cent of the total fee received by them deposited in higher education fund. This will not include fees refundable to the students.  The commissioner, higher education, has directed to deposit the said amount in the account opened for higher education fund in (more…)

  • Set up Fair Office at Simhastha area; demand Saints

    Ujjain: Saints and seers during a reflection meeting organized at Avdheshdham Ashram at Maksi Road on Friday in the presence of newly elected Member of Parliament Dr Chintamani Malviya demanded to build Simhastha Fair Office at Simhastha Land. The meeting was held under the aegis of general secretary of Dharmacharya Parishad Kalyan Samiti, Dr Avadheshdas Maharaj.

  • Aamir Khan to open ‘Gauravi Mahila Kendra’ at JP on June 16

    BHOPAL: A meeting to review the preparations made for the inauguration of ‘Gauravi Kendra’ on June 16 was organised by the health department on Friday. Film actor Aamir Khan would arrive in the city for the inauguration of the centre. Principal secretary health Pravir Krishna, health commissioner Pankaj Agarwal, NRHM Mission (more…)

  • ‘Selfie’ start to World Cup

    Sao Paulo : Five-time champions Brazil brushed aside the embarrassment of opening the football World Cup with an own goal to defeat a resolute Croatia 3-1 and set the ball rolling in the biggest sporting spectacle on earth here.

  • England, Italy brace for rumble in jungle

    Manaus (Brazil) : Cloying humidity and a parched pitch will add to the sense of danger when England and Italy launch their World Cup campaigns in the steamy Amazon jungle city of Manaus today. With South American champions Uruguay also lurking in Group D, along with Costa Rica, both Roy Hodgson’s England and Cesare (more…)

  • Striker problem for Colombia, Greece

    Belo Horizonte : Colombia and Greece clash today in Group C plagued by fears over where their World Cup goals will come from. The South Americans were rocked when talismanic striker Radamel Falcao lost his battle to be fit for the finals after suffering a serious knee injury playing for French club Monaco in January. (more…)

  • Peralta scores in Mexico’s 1-0 win over Cameroon

    Natal : Shrugging off two contentious off-side calls in the first half, a tenacious Mexico rode on Oribe Peralta’s solitary second half strike to beat Cameroon 1-0 in a Group A World Cup match, here on Friday.

  • Suarez doubt dominates Uruguay preparation

    Fortaleza (Brazil) : Uruguay will give star striker Luis Suarez every chance to prove his fitness less than a month after having knee surgery ahead of their World Cup opener with Costa Rica in Fortaleza today. The Premier League Player of the Year had an operation to repair damage to the meniscus in his left knee on May 22, (more…)

  • Clash of styles as Japan take upon Ivory Coast

    Recife (Brazil) : Japan’s technicians must try to outfox a powerful Ivory Coast as the Asian and African powerhouses meet in a clash of styles here today.

  • ICC let fixed matches go ahead: B’desh panel

    Dhaka : Bangladesh has accused anti-corruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandal-plagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed.

  • Why has ICC taken so long in its investigation?

    Mumbai: It is a question the ACSU will find very difficult to answer satisfactorily because it highlights the weaknesses in the organisation that high-level officials are currently addressing. Chris Cairns has been named as the ringleader by at least three witnesses – accusations he denies in the strongest terms – in statements collected (more…)

  • Oil tanker turns turtle; villagers fill their utensils with it

    Jhabua:  A tanker full of mustard oil turned turtle at the Indore-Ahemdabad highway on Thursday afternoon. In the mishap, all the oil drained of the tanker and people from the nearby villages filled all their utensils and containers from the dripping oil.

  • Root problem for the Lankans

    London : Dip your bread, Joe Root will have been told since childhood on days like this. Like Oliver Twist, he dipped his bread and then asked to dip it some more. Sri Lanka did not possess a bowler with the capability to scold him. The outcome was that he became the fourth-youngest England batsman to hit a Test double-century, (more…)

  • India play Korea for ninth place

    The Hague (Netherlands) : Dejected at failing to improve upon their eight-place finish of the last edition, India have a lot at stake in the ninth-position playoff against South Korea in the men’s hockey World Cup.

  • Hosts take on defending champions in WC decider

    The Hague : Defending champions Australia cruised into final of the men’s hockey World Cup with an utterly dominant 5-1 semi-final demolition of Argentina in the Hague.

  • Nadal suffers straight-sets defeat at Garry Weber Open

    London : World No. 1 Rafael Nadal reportedly lost 6-4, 6-1 to Dustin Brown in shock straight sets in his first match on grass this year at the Gerry Weber Open in Germany.

  • Squash: India in semis of Asian Championship

    Hong Kong : Indian men blanked Singapore while the women finished second in their group to enter the semifinals of the Asian Squash Team Championships.

  • Rambha stuns Panchal

    Mumbai : Unseeded Parth Rambha stunned fifth seed Hardik Panchal to storm into the sub junior boys pre-quarter-finals, in the PRO TT 4 Star Combined Mumbai District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the University Pavilion, on Friday.

  • India eyeing two golds in Archery WC

    Kolkata : Recurve mixed pair of Jayanta Talukdar and Laishram Bombayala Devi and compound archer Rajat Chauhan have assured India of two medals in the ongoing Archery World Cup Stage III in Antalya. According to information received here, Talukdar and Bombayla stunned top seed Koreans 5-4 in the tie-breaker to storm into (more…)

  • Sharwan wins silver in Asian C’ships

    Taipei City: Haryana’s Sharwan Kharb lived up to the occasion as he brought home a silver medal in the 10000m run on the second day of 16th Asian junior athletics championships at Taipei Municipal Stadium.