Free Press Journal
  • Benzema records first penalty miss of 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Salvador (Brazil):  After seven successful spot kicks in the FIFA World Cup this year, French striker Karim Benzema earned the distinction of missing the first penalty in their Group E clash against Switzerland at the Arena Fonte Nova here Friday.

  • Chris Gayle

    Gayle makes it 10-wicket win for West Indies

    Port-of-Spain (Trinidad): West Indies defeated New Zealand by 10 wickets on the final day of the second cricket Test against West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval here Friday.

  • Russia seeks to boost ties with Ukraine

    Moscow:  Russia government hopes that the newly-nominated Ukrainian foreign minister would help in promoting constructive, diplomatic cooperation between the two countries, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

  • Day II of CET counseling Most MBA seats filled up

    OUR STAFF REPORTER : Indore On the second day of DAVV’s common entrance test ( CET) counseling on Friday, seats of most of MBA programmes got filled.

  • Father, son duo attacked

    OUR STAFF REPORTER : Indore Two mobike- borne unidentified miscreants opened fire on restaurant owner and his 5- year- old son in Residency area on Friday. After the incident, the accused sped away towards Azad Nagar.

  • TAI MEETS ‘ SPECIAL KIDS’

    OUR STAFF REPORTER : Indore Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan along with Mayor KM Moghe met ‘ Special Children’ from the city at Bhandari resort on Friday.

  • Pithampur murder hits review meet for Prez functions

    OUR STAFF REPORTER : Indore A meeting called by the district administration on Friday to review preparations for President Dr Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to the city was cancelled as Collector Akash Tripathi had to rush to Pithampur where tension prevailed after RSS leader Prashant Sharma was murdered by some members belonging to Muslim community. (more…)

  • MP bags two CNBC Awaaz travel awards

    OUR STAFF REPORTER : Indore Madhya Pradesh bagged the maximum two awards of the ‘ CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards- 2014’ presented by Madhya Pradesh Tourism, on Friday.

  • Contract with Link Utsav Auto System terminated

    OUR STAFF REPORTER : Indore Irked over myriad complaints in fixing High Security Registration Plates ( HSRP) in vehicles, Transport Commissioner ( TC) Sanjay Chaudhary, on Friday terminated the agreement to fix HSRP in the State with Link Utsav Auto System Pvt Ltd, New Delhi. (more…)

  • Plane hijack turns out to be mock drill

    OUR STAFF REPORTER : Indore Hostages heaved a sigh of relief after the security forces managed to ‘ kill’ them in a 35- minute exercise at City airport on Friday. At 3pm, the City Air Traffic Control Tower ( ATC) received a message hijacked plane with 120 passengers on board landing at city airport. (more…)

  • SHOCK THERAPY

    New Delhi : In a reminder that a new government has assumed office, and true to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent warning that people may have to swallow some bitter pills, the railways have announced an across the board hike in passenger fares of 14.2 percent, which will be effective from June 25. (more…)

  • Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi : After consulting two legal luminaries – his ministerial colleagues Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad — BJP President and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked all party spokespersons to fully back Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Nihal Chand Meghwal, saying he has been falsely (more…)

  • Campa Cola fizz keeps BMC at bay

    Mumbai : Defiant Campa Cola residents on Friday thwarted attempts by municipal authorities to cut off essential supplies to the illegal flats, blocking their entry into the compound by locking up the gates and forming human barricades.

  • Suburban commuters hardest hit

     Mumbai  : Daily commuting will burn a hole in the pocket of the common man who will now have to cough up double the existing charges for suburban railway passes from June 25. The first class commuters will be even worse off and shell out four times the charge of the second class Monthly Season Ticket (MST). (more…)

  • Hindi only for Hindi speaking states

    New Delhi : The Modi government has moved into damage control mode, after it got widespread flak for issuing instructions that only Hindi be used for official communications on social media. It has amended the directive and clarified that the use of Hindi in social media communications would be restricted only to the Hindi (more…)

  • Uddhav unveils city roadmap

    Mumbai : In the run up to the Assembly election, Uddhav Thackeray on Friday unveiled the roadmap for development of Mumbai.

  • Modi reviews Iraq hostage crisis

    New Delhi : Signaling the high priority accorded by the government to the resolution of the crisis involving 40 Indian citizens being held hostage in Iraq, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high powered meeting to review the situation. (more…)

  • England are out after Italy rout

    Manaus (Brazil) : England are out of the World Cup after Costa Rica secured an unlikely 1-0 win against Italy.

  • Now, brace up for auto and taxi fare hike

    Mumbai : Commuters should now brace up for a possible hike of Rs. 2 in the minimum fare of autos and taxis. The Mumbai Metro Regional Transport Authority in a meeting on Friday proposed the hike, which will now be placed before the Bombay High Court for approval. (more…)