Free Press Journal
  • Curbs clamped in Srinagar to thwart march by moderate Hurriyat

    Srinagar: Authorities today imposed curfew- like restrictions in parts of the old city here to thwart a proposed march by the moderate Hurriyat Conference even as they placed its chairman, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, under house arrest.

  • Release captive Indians: Muslim body appeals to Iraqi rebels

    Aligarh (UP):  A body representing Muslim social and religious organisations has called upon rebel forces in Iraq to release on humanitarian grounds all the Indian nationals whom they are holding captive.

  • Solid start by Jeev at irish Open

    Cork (Ireland):  Jeev Milkha Singh sank four birdies on the back nine to come back with a solid three-under 68 in the first round of the Irish Open at Fota Ireland Resort on Thursday.

  • Garrincha, the Joy of the People now ‘taken for granted’

    Pau Grande (Brazil):  “On what planet was Garrincha born? On a small planet called Pau Grande”, it says at the tiny memorial to the great former Brazilian international beside the pitch where he started his career.

  • World Cup road-trippers survive on their wits

    Rio De Janeiro:  They’ve driven for days to live their dream of seeing the World Cup in Brazil, but once they arrive, the fans have to survive on their wits and carefully rationed beer.

  • I won’t resign, says Hodgson after England shocker

    Sao Paulo:  England boss Roy Hodgson said he had no intention of resigning despite steering his team to the brink of their worst World Cup performance in 56 years — insisting the future was bright.

  • US scholars laud Pak efforts to combat violence

    Washington:  Lauding Pakistan’s all-out offensive against the Taliban in its restive tribal region, a group of American scholars has asked the military and intelligence services of that country to focus their attention over those who carry out acts of violence.

  • Iraqi militants seize former chemical weapons factory

    Washington:  Sunni radicals in Iraq, who have overrun a swathe of territory north of Baghdad in a lightning offensive, have taken control of one of Saddam Hussein’s former chemical weapons factories, a US official has said.

  • Ayew keeps Ghana dynasty alive

    Sao Paulo: Ghana’s World Cup hopes are a family affair and midfielder Andre Ayew is proud to keep a footballing dynasty in the headlines, for the right reasons.

  • School building collapses in China; 4 missing

    Beijing: Four persons, including two children, are missing after a two-story building of a village primary school collapsed early today in China’s eastern Jiangxi Province.

  • Campa Cola residents worried as final deadline

    Mumbai: The residents of the Campa Cola Society are worried about their future, as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will begin its demolition today morning.

  • Anand falls behind in World Blitz after three losses on day 1

    Dubai (UAE):  Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand could only manage 7.5 points out of a possible 11 on the opening day of the two-day World Blitz Chess Championship as he won seven games, lost three and drew one, here.

  • Germany looking to avoid 2nd-game slump in Brazil

    Porto Seguro (Brazil): Germany repeated its feat from four years ago by opening the World Cup with a 4-0 victory. Now it’s hoping there won’t be a repeat of its second game in South Africa when it takes on Ghana on Saturday.

  • Chakkajam at Indore gate creates problem for commuters

    Ujjain : Dozens of people, including women and children, staged an angry protest by resorting to chakkajam at busy Indoregate area on Thursday against the much delay in preparation of the SSSM IDs by the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC). The protesters were so peeved over the mismanagements in the process that they (more…)

  • Western railway ADGM conducts inspection

    Ujjain : Piyush Agarwal, ADGM, Western Railways, said that the railway is giving priority for safety of passengers. The ADGM visited city station under Ratlam Railway Division on Thursday. He observed the facilities and enquired the passengers and staff about the amenities. Agarwal, who was accompanied by senior (more…)

  • ‘Shikshit hoga, tabhi viksit hoga – Madhya Pradesh’: New slogan by CM

    Khandwa : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan gave a new slogan ‘Shikshit hoga, tabhi viksit hoga – Madhya Pradesh’, while addressing a public meeting in Khandwa stadium ground, in the context of ‘School Chalein Hum’ and ‘Aao Banaye Madhya Pradesh’ two drives of the government. This slogan was very appropriate for the occasion, as it connected both the drives. Continue Reading ...-->