Free Press Journal
  • FIFA member behind illegal Cup ticket sales: police

    Rio de Janeiro:  Football’s powerful governing body came under renewed scrutiny after a Brazilian police chief said a FIFA member provided thousands of World Cup tickets sold illegally at games for millions of dollars.

  • Prime Minister Modi flags off Katra-Udhampur train

    Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the inaugural Katra-Udhampur train today on his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after assuming office.

  • Costa Rica fairytale faces Dutch reckoning

    Salvador:  The irresistible fairytale of Costa Rica faces a day of reckoning against Louis van Gaal’s hard, calculating Dutch side tomorrow in the Brazil World Cup’s most unlikely quarter-final.

  • Process for privatisation of power distribution in city begins

    Ujjain : The privatisation process for energy distribution network has begun in city. The company which will now undertake the function is Mumbai-based firm, Essel Power. There are several hurdles in the process, which include the changing of numerous faulty meters, the enactment of strict legislation to stop power theft and (more…)

  • Miscreants break car glasses

    Dewas : As per the information given by the police, an unidentified goon fired at the under-construction house of Shailendra Chaudhry who is the son of Ramanlal Chaudhry, a close friend of Uma Bharti and central minister. The incident was informed by Bharat Chaudhry, brother of Shailendra, the glass got shattered. They also fired on (more…)

  • Land acquisition: Farmers reject meager compensation

    Ujjain : Sore over the inadequate compensation for the land acquired by the Madhya Pradesh Road Development Authority (MPRDA), residents of Gonsa village held a meeting outside the mosque of Geliyapeer on Thursday. The farmers raised voices against the administration and MPRDA and threatened to move further if their demands are not met. (more…)

  • Traffic cops upset at street leaders pressure tactics

    Ujjain : In its drive against curbing irregular traffic at most busiest junction, Dewasgate area of city on Wednesday, when traffic police started its drive, the traffic cops had intercepted a car which had been coming from wrong side, from Freeganj over bridge. The cop asked the car driver to follow the rules. The car driver exchanged heated arguments with cops threatening for the transfer of the latter. Continue Reading ...-->

  • Cong ruckus forces CM to abandon his reply midway

    BHOPAL : Congress MLAs on Thursday created commotion in the House demanding CBI probe in the Vyapam scam.Ruling party  membersalso shouted slogans against the Congress.

  • Blocking CM reply is our success: Katare

    BHOPAL : Leader of opposition in the state Assembly Satyadev Katare demanded to handover probe to CBI in Vyapam scam.

  • Kuthiyala gets another term; Katare’s objections set aside

    BHOPAL : The General Council of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, which is headed by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, on Thursday, granted second term to vice chancellor BK Kuthiyala amid controversy and legal questions arsing over extension to him, said sources. (more…)

  • Hindus, Muslims seek celestial help for rains

    BHOPAL : Hindus and Muslims assembled at different platforms but for the same cause-good rain. Hindu spiritual leaders and Muslims clerics offered prayer for monsoon on Thursday. Muslims offered prayer at Kamla Park while Hindus worshipped at Gufa Mandir. (more…)

  • Bilaspur CJM’s brother, sister sent on judicial remand

    BHOPAL : Bilaspur  Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM)’s brother and sister have been sent to judicial remand in connection with contractual teachers’ recruitment fraud. Shishir Pathak and Shikha Pathak were produced in the court of in-charge CJM Manoj Tiwari and sent to judicial remand. (more…)

  • Nothing wrong in worshipping Sai; won’t comment on Shankaracharya: Diggi

    BHOPAL : Former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh said offering puja to Sai Baba is just matter of faith but he won’t comment on what his guru, Shankaracharya Swarupanand Maharaj said in this regard. Singh was responding to mediapersons query about his visit to Shirdi and a rest house he constructed there. (more…)

  • Court asks CBI to probe Jiah Khan’s death

    Mumbai :  Thirteen months after actress Jiah Khan was found dead in her Mumbai home, the Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered the city police to hand the case over to the CBI.

  • Sunanda: Crying hard in last hours

    Belated but damaging revelation by a senior journalist to whom the deceased was known

  • Panic calls to kin in India

    The family members of the nurses are, meanwhile, keeping their fingers crossed. P. A. Jose, father of Marina M Jose, one of the nurses caught in the conflict zone, said he was not able to communicate with his daughter since Wednesday when the militants served an ultimatum on the nurses to vacate the hospital. He said that the media was the only source of his information.

  • Modi: Face to face with Facebook’s Sandberg

    New Delhi :  With the NDA government using social media as never before, courtesy a leader who believes that Facebook is a tool for governance, it was a meeting of minds when Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.