Free Press Journal
  • Senior woman duped of Rs 40,000 in bank

    Burhanpur : An unidentified thug duped an elder woman at the Bank of India, Shanwara. Basanti Bai, a resident of Panchsheel Nagar, went to the bank on 18 June, to deposit 40,000 rupees in her account. An unidentified man approached her and claimed that he is a relative. He was in the town to distribute invites for marriage. He took the cash from Basanti Bai, saying that he shall deposit it for

  • Police nab robbers within two hours

    Nagda : The city police have cracked a robbery case within two hours by arresting four of the accused involved in the incident and recovered the booty from them. The accused were presented before court on Monday.

  • IG bro Bharat Mishra to be held soon in teachers’ appointment fraud

    BHOPAL : Special Task Force (STF) may soon arrest Bharat Mishra in contractual teachers’ appointment fraud. At present, he is being interrogated in Pre-PG Medical admission anomalies. Mishra’s police remand expired on Monday and he has been sent to judicial custody till July 28.

  • Three Delhi racketeers sent to JR, 1 on PR

    BHOPAL : Three of the four Delhi racketeers involved in the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) paper leak case have been sent to judicial custody while one was sent to police remand.

  • CMO convenes meeting of govt, pvt doctors today; 6 new patients test positive

    BHOPAL : Six new patients tested positive for Dengue at JP hospital on Monday. With this, the total number of dengue patients rose to 28. One of the patients had succumbed last week.  Chief medical and health officer Dr Pankaj Shukla said that he has issued instructions to conduct the diagnostic tests on Saturday and Sunday too. He said that on Tuesday a meeting of all the doctors including the private doctors

  • Fans helped carry Germany to title, says Schweinsteiger

    Rio De Janerio :  Bloodied and bruised, Bastian Schweinsteiger paid tribute to Germany’s fans after a historic victory saw the country become the first Europeans to win the World Cup in the Americas.

  • Golden Boot for Rodriguez

    Rio de Janeiro :  Argentina captain Lionel Messi was named the Golden Ball winner while Colombian sensation James Rodriguez won the Golden Boot award for the 2014 FIFA World Cup here on Sunday. Argentina lost 0-1 in extra time to Germany in the final at the Marcana stadium here Sunday.

  • ‘It’s time up for Dhoni’

    Ian Chappell feels MSD is not good enough as Test skipper and should hand over reins to Kohli

  • ‘Go out and show the world you are better than Messi’

    Rio De Janeiro :  Joachim Loew revealed he told Mario Goetze to ‘prove he’s better than Lionel Messi’ before Germany’s ‘miracle boy’ hit the extra-time goal to win Sunday’s World Cup final.  Goetze came off the substitutes bench to score a stunning 113th-minute goal as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium.

  • Doctored pitches and cricket on a stretcher

    Attempting to change the inherent characteristic and nature of a pitch is called doctoring, the practice is disgraceful and simply beyond the pale. The purpose of doctoring pitches in yesteryears was to unfairly benefit the home team, especially in case the home team was struggling. Although it was never admitted publicly, doctoring has been the accepted norm over the years: they all did it, they all denied it, and it continues to

  • CJI proposes more hours for courts

    Increasing working hours of HC by half an hour and subordinate courts by 45 minutes to one hour can reduce pendency of cases (more…)

  • Mahila Jayawardhane

    Jayawardene calls it quits from Test cricket

    Galle (Sri Lanka) :  Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene Monday announced his retirement from Test cricket after the end of the Test series against South Africa and Pakistan in August.

  • Pujara, Kohli slip in ICC Test rankings

    Dubai :  Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli have dropped several places in the latest ICC rankings released on Monday. While Pujara slid a place to be ranked eighth, Kohli slipped three places to go out of the top-10 to be ranked No.13.

  • DRS could have helped Binny get maiden Test ton

    Nottingham :  India survived a severe scare on the final day of the first Test against England to maintain a clean sheet before the second encounter at the Lord’s, later this week.

  • Start work on project or face action, Jindals told

    Salboni : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday virtually served  an ultimatum to Sajjan Jindal-promoted JSW Bengal Steel to start work on the integrated steel-cum-power plant at Salboni in West Midnapore district.

  • Nitish wants alliance against BJP as JD(U) MLA protests move

    Patna : A JD(U) legislator has opposed an alliance between his party and RJD for the Bihar assembly elections, but senior party leader Nitish Kumar said on Monday that there was the possibility of a tie-up, including with Lalu Prasad’s party, against the BJP.

  • Nigel, Vaishnavi retain titles

    Mumbai :  Defending champions Nigel D’Sa and Vaishnavi Iyer registered impressive wins to retain the men’s and women’s individual titles, respectively, in the CCI-Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship, at the Cricket Club of India.

  • Entire Gaas village stages strike for approach road

    Bhayandar : On a war path against local land mafia, the youngsters, womenfolk and senior citizens of Gaas village near Vasai have launched indefinite hunger strike outside tehsil office to protest against illegal blockade on one of the approach roads to newly developed area of the village.