Free Press Journal
  • Telangana, Centre lock horns

    New state refuses to transfer powers to the governor  for maintaining law and order in Greater Hyderabad (more…)

  • Serena, Venus clash for final berth

    Montreal: Serena and Venus Williams will clash in the semi-finals of the Montreal WTA tournament after the American sisters battled through tough three-setters in the quarter-finals. World number one Serena outlasted Caroline Wozniacki to clinch a 4-6 7-5 7-5 victory while Venus also came from a set down to beat Spanish 14th seed Carla Suarez Navarro, the third round conqueror of Maria Sharapova, 4-6 6-2 6-3. Serena will take a 14-10 career

  • Villagers complain to Collector against UBI branch

    UMARIA : Around 25-30 residents of Majholi Khurd village reached the collectors’ office on Saturday and demonstrated against the Union Bank employee who did not pay the amount deposited in their accounts. District collector Surendra Upadhyay heard their complaints and was shocked when one villager named Kamal Singh Gond started crying before him and complained that he needed money for the funeral of his daughter. The collector reacting on his complaint immediately

  • Vanishing spray to make English debut

    London: Vanishing spray will be used in English football for the first time in today’s Community Shield between Arsenal and Manchester City.

  • Manmohan’s kin want him to write biography

    New Delhi : Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s daughter Daman Singh, who has penned her parent’s biography, on Saturday said that it was “upsetting” that the public opinion had turned against him towards the end of his 10-year rule.

  • Srinivasan played in ECB hands in Pushgate: Verma

    New Delhi :  India became a “laughing stock” during the Ravindra Jadeja-James Anderson incident because of the timidity of BCCI president in-exile N Srinivasan, who played a “puppet” fearing a backlash from the England and Australia boards, CAB secretary Aditya Verma said on Saturday.

  • Morena gets Municipal Corporation

    MORENA: The state government  issued orders to upgrade the local municipality to municipal corporation on Saturday. The Urban Administration department  has published the information of constitution of the municipal corporation in the gazette. The chief minister gave relaxation in the rule for constitution of the municipal corporation Morena as according to the rule the population of the city to be covered under Municipal Corporation should be 3 lakh whereas the population of

  • Tribal girl foils rape attempt; gets seriously hurt

    BEGUMGANJ : A youth attempted rape on a 19-year-old girl, resident of Sogani Manjupta village while she had gone to attend the nature’s call on Friday morning. The accused belonged to the same village. When the girl tried to free herself and raised an alarm, he attacked her with a dagger and injured her seriously. The girl somehow managed to run away and reached home in partially unconscious state covered all over

  • Sania, Cara reach semis of Rogers Cup

    Montreal (Canada) :  Sania Mirza and Cara Black spanked Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in just 52 minutes to seal a semifinal berth at the WTA Rogers Cup.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

    Jammu : Barely hours after handing over captured 30-year-old BSF Constable Satyasheel Yadav to Border Security Force (BSF) officials, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by targeting Indian forward posts with small arms and automatic weapons along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian forces to Retaliate, reports PTI.

  • Sheetal, Ninad emerge best in 5000metre run

    Mumbai :  Sheetal Chavan, Maharashtra’s top long distance athlete from Dr. Naravane’s Sports Academy, took a brisk start and led all the way to win the 5000m run in girls under-20 event in the Sports Authority of India long distance trials for their all India Elite  Athletic Excellence Programme, held at their Sports Centre at Kandivali on Saturday.

  • New collector takes over, gets introduced to officials

    HOSHANGABAD : 2007 batch IAS officer Sanket Bhondave Shantaram took over charge as new collector of Hoshangabad district on Friday at 5 pm. Bhondave took introduction of the officials of the district on the occasion.

  • Boxers floor Pimpleshwar

    Mumbai: Mumbai Boxers produced a strong second half performance, scoring thrice during this period, to inflict a 3-0 defeat on Shree Pimpleshwar SC in a Third Division qualifying league match of the MDFA League – 2014-15, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Saturday.

  • Breaking barriers

    Vrindavan: A widow (L) ties a Rakhi around the wrist of a holy man during Raksha Bandhan celebrations at the Meera Sahbhagini widows ashram in Vrindavan on Saturday.

  • I worked in the right spirit: Beniwal

    Jaipur: Sacked Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal Saturday said she did her work in the right spirit and abided by the law.

  • RTIAct, a revolutionary one, says Atmadeep

    Indore : “Out of all the acts came after the Independence in our country, the Right to Information Act is the most revolutionary one. This is a powerful tool for the laymen and it can change the scenario of our country,” Information Commissioner Atmadeep said.

  • K’taka boy who fell into borewell dies

    Bagalkot: The massive operation going on for six days to rescue six-year-old boy Thimanna from a farm borewell in a village near here was called off on Saturday as the boy died, reports IANS quoting a minister. “We have called off the rescue operation after consulting experts and family members, as little Thimanna is no more and his body is stuck deep in mud at a depth of