Free Press Journal
  • 28 Police officials selected for President’s medal

    BHOPAL : The names of police officers of the state for the President’s Gallantry award and award for distinguished and commendable services were announced in New Delhi on Sunday. DGP Surendra Sinh has congratulated the police officers. These police officers will be felicitated on Independence Day.

  • Tension as miscreants fire indiscriminately

    Sendhwa : Tension gripped a communally sensitive locality of the town after some miscreants opened fire indiscriminately at a youth from minority community. Police have registered a case of rioting against 7 persons.

  • Sunanda K Datta-Ray

    Fighter Tejas yet to earn its spurs

    The Light Combat Aircraft has always seemed to me to be symbolic of India’s relations with the United States of America. As I wrote in Waiting for America: India and the US in the New Millennium, published in 2002, “the sorry saga of the LCA is the best illustration of stagnation.” The ambitious joint project first appeared on the drawing board in 1981. Now, 34 years later, the multi-role fighter has finally

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Won’t be pushing players with niggles, says Dhoni

     Sydney : Faced with a must-win game they might be, but Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said unfit players will not be risked in the ongoing ODI tri-series keeping in mind next month’s World Cup here.

  • Kangana’s confessions

    Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut won everyone’s heart and proved her acting through her last year’s superhit film ‘Queen’. It’s known that the actress, who started her career at a young age, has had her shares of ups and downs in life. But few know that as a kid, lil Kangana was a cranky kid at school!

  • Cent per cent voting necessary to sustain democracy: CS

    BHOPAL : Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa conferred awards on officers and employees for outstanding performance during Lok Sabha elections at a state-level function here on Sunday.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    India look to re-ignite World Cup preparations

    Sydney : Their World Cup preparations derailed by successive losses, India would look to reignite the spark and keep themselves afloat in the ODI cricket tri-series when they take on an unbeaten Australia in a must-win game here today.

  • Modi, Obama should bring closure to gas disaster

    BHOPAL : The five organisations working for the rights of the survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster have asked Prime Minister Modi and US President Barrack Obama to end the ongoing disaster in Bhopal in its fourth decade. On the occasion of Obama’s visit to India, the survivors demanded that the leaders of both countries should stop give precedence to corporate interests over the lives and health of ordinary people.   In December,

  • New Zealand scoop series with 120-run win over Sri Lanka

    Dunedin : New Zealand wrapped up their One-Day series against Sri Lanka with a game to spare on Sunday when Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor orchestrated a 120-run win in game six. Williamson (97) and Taylor (96) provided the backbone of New Zealand’s 315-8 in their 50 overs and Sri Lanka were all out for 195 in the 41st over. The win puts New Zealand 4-1 up in the seven-match series with one

  • Need to score runs: Bailey

    Sydney : His team is scoring runs in heaps but Australia’s ODI cricket captain George Bailey has been struggling and the batsman is planning to promote himself up the order in the match against India here today to get back in form and avoid the axe.

  • Vyapam to hire Psychometric experts to improve papers

    BHOPAL: To design recruitment and entrance tests according to students’ level and carry out skill analysis, the Vyapam will take help of psychometric experts. MP Professional Examination Board, (MPPEB) is preparing to make it more professional and student-friendly along with overcoming from the scam-tainted image. Taking services of psychometric experts is part of the exercise, said official sources. The board has sought offer from psychometric experts or any agency providing such services.

  • Murder mystery solved, 3 held

    Manasa : With the arrest of three accused, police claimed to have solved mystery behind a blind murder case occurred a fortnight ago. Police arrested three persons including Ratanlal, Rahul Meena and Akash Khatik, all residents of Parhda village. The accused admitted their involvement in the murder of 65 years old Amarlal of the same village. Flash back of the incident Police had recovered body of Amarlal from a well of Govind

  • Depositors are, but poor relatives

    The reduction on January 15, 2015, in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)policy repo rate from 8 per cent to 7.75 per cent, has triggered unprecedented joy in the stock market, industry, analysts and media circles. The popular perception is that the policy relaxation is a panacea for all the ills of the economy.

  • “Sahil & I have a similar wavelength”

    Beauty queen turned actress and now producer Dia Mirza tied the knot last year with her long time beau and business partner Sahil Sangha in a private ceremony in New Delhi. It’s still the honeymoon period of their marriage and in an interview the lovely lady talks about love and friendship with hubby Sahil Sangha.