Free Press Journal
  • 108-Kundiy Maha-Yajna

    Jhabua : Second day of the series of religious programmes organized by the Akhil Bhartiya Yog Prachar Samiti concluded on Sunday. Commencing the grand program, Shree Ramcharit Manas was read on Saturday. The next day, a grand Kalash procession was carried, which was followed by Shree Durga Paath at Shree Dakshini Mukhi Mahakalik Mata Mandir situated at Nehru Marg and 108-kundiya yajna was commenced in the presence of Gurudev Shree Satyanandji. In

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    ‘Metro’ and ‘Coastal Road’ combo, now

    Mumbai :  Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar has suggested that combining ‘Metro’ with the ‘Coastal Road’ would cut the cost of the projects drastically and minimise harm to the environment.

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    Gotra gets into the act, too

    New Delhi :  So long caste, religion and language have played their role in electoral battles. Now it is the turn of ‘gotra’ to get into the act.

  • Excise departments seizes 150 liters of spirit

    Sendhwa : The excise department has arrested the smugglers, who used to manufacture illicit liquor by mixing spirit. 150 liters of spirit was seized from a car which bore a name plate of BJP president. As per the alleged, this spirit is used in liquor and then the liquor is distributed to some candidates of Sarpanch.

  • Pawar eyeing BCCI post, so is Dalmiya

    New Delhi :  There is intense speculation that NCP leader Sharad Pawar, who is currently the President of Mumbai Cricket Association, has decided to contest the BCCI elec-tions. Pawar was the BCCI president from 2005 to 2008. The Member of Parliament has also been the president of the International Cricket Council from 2010 to 2012.

  • Andy loses runners-up plate

    Melbourne : Andy Murray, who lost to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final, had to endure more misery after he lost the silver plate awarded to the runners-up.

  • Swimmers set the pool ablaze

    Thiruvananthapuram :  Commonwealth and Asian Games champion shooter Jitu Rai opened his campaign with two medals while records continued to tumble by a heap in the swimming competition but the mood turned somber at the 35th National Games on Monday.

  • Banbai’s tigress gives birth for the third time

    Umaria : Banbai based tigress in the Bandhavgarh reserve gave birth to three cubs very recently. This is the third time when this particular tigress has given birth to cubs in the Bandhavgarh reserve.

  • Mohanlal to return money after flop show

    Thiruvananthapuram : Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, who came under fire for a lackluster performance in the National Games inaugural ceremony, decided to return the money given to him by the state government for the event.

  • Maharashtra netball player dies

    Thiruvananthapuram :  Tragedy struck the 35th National Games when a young netball player from Maharashtra suddenly collapsed and died during a practice session on Monday.

  • Aryan knocks out Shailesh

    Mumbai: Aryan Hosangadi, of Greater Mumbai eliminated Shailesh Singh, of Raigarh, 15-2, 12-15, 15-10 to enter the boys u-13 quarterfinals of the State Sub-junior badminton tournament, held at Khar Gymkhana. Aryan after winning the first game with ease, appeared to be overconfident thereafter and lost the second before he tightened his game to pack off Shailesh. Yash Thombre in a nail-biting finish prevailed over Mumbai Suburbs’ Arnav Deshmukh 15-13, 14-15, 15-10 The

  • Taarini bags U-10 title

    Mumbai: For a girl of seven, even the racket she holds looks bigger than her, yet Taarini Suri, displayed amazing talent beyond her age as she won the girls U-10 title in the 4th Inter-School Badminton tournament, hosted by Jolly Gymkhana. The girl from J.B.Petit school who is coached at the Padukone Badminton Academy at MIG CC (Bandra) by Jitesh Padukone, defeated Sehar Menon (three years senior to her) 21-17, 21-17.

  • Mumbai golfers for Mercedes Trophy

    Mumbai: Eight amateur golfers from Mumbai have qualified for the National Final of the 15th Mercedes Trophy golf tournament to be held at Oxford Golf and Country Club, Pune in March.

  • Ex-IMF chief goes on trial for pimping

    Lille (France) :  Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in court on Monday to stand trial for “pimping” as part of a prostitution ring, four years after a sex scandal cost him his job and a shot at the French presidency.

  • Udaya blank Kanara Bros

    Mumbai: Udaya Sports Club blanked Kanara Brothers SC by a convincing 3-0 margin in a league match of the 19th Late Ramanath Payyade Memorial Football Tournament, organised by KSA. The Udaya side showed better teamwork and scored their goals through Viresh Shetty, Clive Coutinho and Sidhu Pawar, all netting one each to complete the winning tally. Mogaveera SC and Mangalore Blues SC shared honours as they were engaged in a goalless draw.

  • Kenkre register win over WR

    Mumbai: Arish Sutaria’s brilliant five-star performance inspired Kenkre FC to a thrilling 6-4 victory against Western Railway in an absorbing Elite Division match of the MDFA League – 2014-15. In a fast paced attacking contest, which produced a 10-goal thriller, Sutaria was in outstanding form scoring five times to lead Kenkre’s march to victory. Derrick Joseph added his name to the scoresheet, by scoring the second goal. For the experienced Western outfit

  • Ukraine Rebel Leader Vows To Mobilise 100,000 Men

    Donetsk (Ukraine)  : The pro-Russian separatist leader in eastern Ukraine’s rebel hub of Donetsk vowed to mobilise 100,000 fighters for their latest offensive against Kiev forces.

  • Arsenic-Hit Village Selling Packages Drinking Water

    Once forced to drink arsenic- contaminated ground water, residents of a remote hamlet in West Bengal near Indo-Bangla border are now purifying water from ponds and selling packaged safe drinking water to neighbouring villages.