Free Press Journal
  • West Indies beat NZ by 39 runs to draw series 1-1

    Roseau (Dominica): Andre Fletcher hit 62 off 49 deliveries while Sheldon Cottrell and Sunil Narine starred with the ball as West Indies beat New Zealand by 39 runs in their second and final Twenty20 match to draw the series 1-1.

  • Neymar injury could help Brazil : Schweinsteiger

    Santo Andre (Brazil):  Germany are disappointed Brazil’s star Neymar is ruled out of Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final and midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger said his injury could yet galvanise the Selecao.

  • Djokovic downs Federer to win second Wimbledon title

    London: Twenty-seven-year-old Serb tennis star Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title on Sunday night after a hard fought five set match against seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer.

  • Scolari hints Willian may replace Neymar in semis

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil):  Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari hinted in training that midfielder Willian is his first option to replace Neymar in Brazil’s World Cup semifinal against Germany.

  • Brazil launch Silva bid as semis loom

    Rio de Janeiro:  Brazil stoked controversy ahead of the World Cup semi-finals by urging FIFA to scrap the suspension ruling captain Thiago Silva out of the host nation’s clash with Germany.

  • Neymar

    Brazilian voodoo priest to curse Germany

    Rio de Janeiro: Germany will have to contend with black magic as well Brazil’s Selecao in Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final as a voodoo priest plans to curse die Mannschaft.

  • Sania Mirza

    Sania enters top-5 for first time in her career

    New Delhi:  Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza achieved a career-best rank of number five in the world as the new WTA doubles chart was released today.


    As budget session begins, Mahajan has to take a decision on the politically sensitive issue of leader of Oppn status demanded by the Congress

  • 1,600 more coming home from Iraq

    New Delhi :  The anxiety over the fate of Indians stranded in conflict-torn Iraq is now waning. After the return of the first batch of 170 Indian nationals including the 46 nurses held captive by the ISIS militants on Saturday, the ministry of external affairs has informed that another 1600 persons have been provided with tickets to facilitate their return over the next 48 to 36 hours.

  • Swim after drinks ends in tragedy

    6 men from Chembur who drowned were drunk when they entered the waters at the beach, say Murud cops

  • BJP leader promises Bihar brides for Haryana youths

    Chandigarh  : In a bizarre promise to youths of Haryana ahead of the assembly polls this year, BJP leader O P Dhankar has said he will bring brides from Bihar for them if they are unable to find a match in the state infamous for its skewed sex ratio. Addressing a Kisan Mahasammelan (farmers’ meeting) at Narwana in Jind on Friday, Dhankar asked the gathering to strengthen the hands of BJP in

  • 11 workers killed in TN wall crash

    Chennai: Barely 10 days after a multi-storeyed building collapsed in Chennai claiming the lives of 61 migrant construction workers, another tragedy struck the northwestern suburbs of the city with 11 migrant workers dying in a wall collapse early on Sunday.

  • Dawood’s sister Hasina passes away

    Mumbai: Hasina Parker, younger sister of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim passed away on Sunday at Habib hospital in Dongri after complaining of severe chest pain.

  • WRANGLE: Power staffers threaten stir over outsourcing; Essel describes it necessary

    Ujjain : The decision of the state government to hand over the power supply distribution to franchisee operator ‘Essel’ has attracted stiff opposition from the union representing the staff of the Energy Department. They have threatened to launch an aggressive agitation while the company in question has claimed that the entire power distribution system will be streamlined.

  • Gang of five arrested with illegal weapons

    Ujjain : The Mahakal police have arrested another gang involved in supplying illegal firearms to dreaded criminals of city on Sunday. Police seized 5 pistols, 4 live cartridges, four cell phones, six SIM cards from their possession.

  • At last, IIT-Indore ‘breaks ground’ in Simrol

    Indore : The words like ‘world class campus’, ‘5-star facilities’ and ‘corporate like functioning’ pierced through ear of every student of Indian Institute of Technology many a time in every Independence Day/Republic Day speeches by Director Prof Pradeep Mathur.  The only difference was that not a brick has fallen on this world class campus in past five years.

  • ‘Vyapam irregularities started in Digvijay’s tenure’

    Bhopal : Former ABVP leader VD Sharma alleged that irregularities in Vyapam examinations and recruitment were started during the tenure of former chief minister and AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh. He also alleged thatSingh gave out of turn promotion to Nitin Mahindra, mastermind of the scam.

  • 70 bikes stolen from UMC parking lot!

    Ujjain : Absence of a contractor for the cycle-cum-two-wheeler stand at Ujjian Municipal Corporation’s parking lot in the city is taking a heavy toll on motorcycles, with several vehicles parked in the premises being missing in the past months. At least 70 two-wheelers were stolen in the last six months, giving a tough time for the staff and citizens in the town who largely commute to the area for work daily. According

  • BJP meet on July 10

    BHOPAL: A meeting of BJP state executives, party organizational secretaries, district presidents, general secretaries and Morcha presidents will be held on July 10 at Deendayal Parishar. Union minister and party state chief Narendra Singh Tomar will address the meeting.

  • Ravindra College building razed

    BHOPAL : The building of Ravindra College has been demolished on Sunday by Anti-encroachment team of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). It was joint operation of district administration and the BMC. TT Nagar circle’s Nuzul officer GS Dhurve monitored the joint operations.