Free Press Journal
  • Tearful James blames ref’s influence for exit

    Fortaleza (Brazil):  Colombian star James Rodriguez claimed Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo had been a decisive influence as his country’s World Cup dreams ended with a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Brazil.

  • Outstanding Neuer pins German win on compact defence

    Rio de Janeiro:  Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer said Germany’s improved defence was the key to his side’s 1-0 win over France as they booked a record fourth successive World Cup semi-finals berth.

  • Brazil set up semis date with Germany with 2-1 win

    Fortaleza (Brazil): David Luiz blasted a sensational free-kick into the net from 35 yards as Brazil knocked out South American rivals Colombia 2-1 to set up a FIFA World Cup semifinal clash with Germany, here Friday.

  • Brazil, Germany march on at World Cup

    Fortaleza (Brazil):  Brazil defeated Colombia 2-1 and Germany beat France 1-0 in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday to set up a heavyweight semi-final showdown.

  • Germany made experience count, admits Deschamps

    Rio de Janeiro:  France coach Didier Deschamps said that Germany’s experience of the big occasion and his side’s poor finishing proved crucial as the French bowed out of the World Cup.

  • PSC paper leak: Four Delhi racketeers sent on PR

    BHOPAL : Four racketeers of Delhi were sent on Police Remand (PR) till July 14 in connection with MPPSC paper leak on Friday. Their names are Rajiv Prasad, Vijay Kumar, Vijay Dinde and Dinesh Kapil. All were in Tihar Jail in connection with paper leak in Delhi police examinations.

  • Soaring vegetable prices, pinching common man’s pocket

    Ujjain : Just as denizens have adjusted their household budgets to accommodate the recent fuel price hike, they now have further worry in the form of soaring vegetable prices. The soaring prices of onion and potatoes seem to be heavily pinching the ‘Aam Aadmi’ in Ujjain,

  • Multiplex, commercial complex fire creates panic

    Indore : Fire broke out in the wee hours of Friday in a multiplex situated on Ring Road. The security guard noticed the smoke and flames and he along with others tried to douse the fire on their own albeit unsuccessfully. The fire brigade team too had torrid time dousing the fire and by the time the fire was brought under control, one of screens, Audi 2, had turned to ashes.


    Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) :  Making his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Katra-Udhampur rail link and vowed to realize the dream of Atal Bihari Vajpayee to restore peace in the troubled state.

  • Sushma Swaraj


    MUMBAI :  Did any money change hands between the interlocutors and the ISIS militants for securing the release of the Indian nurses? No, say informed sources. They point out that the ISIS is flush with funds – they have control of the important oil fields in Syria and are getting ample financial support from Saudi Arabia.

  • Wanchoo is quizzed, quits as Goa Governor

    PANJIM :  Goa Governor BV Wanchoo has resigned, hours after he was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation as a witness in connection with alleged irregularities in the purchase of 12 helicopters from Agusta Westland.

  • Sachin versus Shane Warne at Lord’s today

    London: Exactly six months and 18 days after he had called time on his illustrious career, Sachin Tendulkar will once again step out in white flannels on the hallowed Lord’s turf: he will be leading the MCC XI against Shane Warne-led World XI in a bi-centenary celebrations match here on Saturday.

  • Wear loin cloth if against bikinis, Goa minister told

    Panaji : The controversy over a Goa cabinet minister’s demand to ban mini-skirts and bikinis in order to “protect Goan culture” refuses to die down, with ace fashion designer Wendell Rodricks asking him to wear a loin cloth to work, skip chilies, tomatoes, potatoes, and stop using a table and chair at work if he believes in shunning Western influences and culture.

  • Finally, A whiff of freedom for nurses

    New Delhi :  In a major breakthrough, the diplomatic rescue mission launched by the government in strife torn Iraq has succeeded and 116 Indians, including 46 nurses held captive by the ISIS militants, are heading home, and are expected to reach here on Saturday.

  • DAVV comes up with 3-year MBA course

    Indore : School of Energy and Environmental Studies (SEES) of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalya has joined the MBA club with the launch of masters degree programme in energy management from this session.  The duration of this MBA course would be three years.

  • 35 new works amounting to Rs 85 crore sanctioned

    Ujjain : State government appears to be glad-glad with Ujjain, in general, and with the affairs of Simhastha Fair-2016, in particular. It has already sanctioned a sum of Rs 905 crore for various 128 works. Now 35 more works amounting to about Rs 85 crore have been proposed for the current fiscal.

  • Striking lawyers removed from High Court premises

    Indore : Baying for blood of Tukoganj police TI KL Dangi, lawyers staging a demonstration on the Madhya Pradesh High Court premises here were removed from the premises on Friday following the directives of Chief Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar.