Free Press Journal

    Ujjain : Poet Ravidas, who was known for his writings in favour of the strong social fabric, was fondly remembered on his birth anniversary, here on Tuesday. Various programmes were also arranged under the aegis of different associations to mark the day.

  • Ranchi boys stun Wizards

    Lucknow : Ranchi Rays eked out a 2-0 win against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a Hockey India League (HIL) encounter at the Dhyan Chand Sports College stadium on Tuesday.

  • Fate of candidates to be revealed today

    Indore : The fate of 325 corporator candidates and five mayor candidates in the IMC elections will be disclosed by Wednesday noon, which was pressed to lock on January 31 in the EVMs. The result of ward no. 36, Nipania, is expected to be declared first at around 11 am while the result of ward no. 22, Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Nagar, is is likely to be the last result to be declared

  • 35-yr-old woman loses life due to medical negligence

    Indore : Yet another case of medical negligence has come to light on Tuesday with the death of a 35-year-old woman in Bombay Hospital. The deceased had gone through laparoscopy tubectomy procedure at the primary health centre in Barotha, Dewas on December 24. Family members of the deceased alleged that the doctor cut her intestine during the LTT operation there and later referred her to another hospital.

  • Warriors hope to continue winning run

    Lucknow :  Comfortably placed at the top the points table, Punjab Warriors would be hoping to consolidate their position when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the Hockey India League on Wednesday.

  • Shocker for Somdev

    Burnie (Australia) :  India’s struggling singles star Somdev Devvarman suffered yet another first round defeat and this time against a player who is ranked outside the bracket of 1600.

  • Contrasting video surfaces but twist unlikely

    Indore : Mother of 11-year-old Yasmin, who was charred to death last week, told State Human Rights Commission on Tuesday that ASI Premprakash had set her daughter ablaze. The Commission members, who launched an inquiry into case, also saw a video clip wherein Yasmin was telling her cousin Shahnawaz about being immolated by the cop.

  • Bengaluru face Johor Darul challenge in play-off

    Johor Baru :  I-League champions Bengaluru FC take on Malaysian top side Johor Darul Ta’zim in their first round play-offs match for the AFC Champions League in their first foray into AFC competition on Wednesday.

  • 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.

  • Rajesh clinches carrom crown

    Mumbai :  Third seeded Rajesh Salvi prevailed over fifth seeded Rajesh Dere 25-8, 18-25, 25-4 in a pulsating thrilling three game encounter to annexe the title of the Late Sena chief Bal Thackeray Memorial Carrom Torunament organised by Shivsena Shakha 213, Gaondevi at their premises. This Tournament attracted 120 participants.

  • Akshara wins title

    Mumbai :  Akshara Iska of AP fashioned an impressive 6-2, 6-2 victory over qualifier Vasavi Ganesan of TN to win the title, in the All India Women’s Open Tennis Tournament.

  • 2 injure 60-yr-old woman, ransack property

    Indore: Hira Nagar police on Tuesday registered a case against two persons for allegedly attacking a 60-year-old woman inside her house. The accused were also accused for murdering the woman’s husband in 2013. The attackers threatened the woman to take back her name as the eye witness. Police are searching for the accused who are absconding. As per the information, the old woman was allegedly attacked by Jeetu Patidar and Rahul. Police

  • Pooja packs off Sanashree

    Mumbai : Pooja Kachare, a seventh student of St. Columbia School defeated fourth seeded Pune girl Sanashree Dhamdhere 8-15, 15-12, 15-7 in the girls U-15 singles quarterfinals of the ASA-Maharashtra State Sub-junior badminton tournament, held at Khar Gymkhana.

  • Candidate scores above cut-off marks, yet failed

    Indore : Already in a legal tangle over incorrect questions asked in state public service commission preliminary exam, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is likely to invite another legal case as it ‘failed’ a candidate who had scored higher than the cut-off marks.

  • Hirde – A living inspiration for those fighting cancer

    Indore : “The Cancer has gone and made me strong. The path was long but I walked with a song.” These lines were not quoted by any famous poet but by a cancer survivor. The man who gives reasons to more than 5100 other cancer patients to give a fight for what the God has asked them to fight.

  • Jamal shines in CRMD win

    Mumbai: Seasoned midfielder Kashif Jamal struck two goals to steer Central Railway Mumbai Division (CRMD) to a close 2-1 win against Springfield FC in a Super Division match of the MDFA League – 2014-15, played at the St. Xavier’s ground on Tuesday. Ravi Sonune netted the lone goal for the losing side.

  • IOA-BI tussle will harm boxers: Akhil Kumar

    New Delhi: Veteran Indian boxer Akhil Kumar Tuesday said the ongoing administrative tussle between the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Boxing India (BI) is only harming the pugilists. Boxers of the country are in a flux after the International Boxing Association (AIBA)-recognised BI instructed all state units to bar their pugilists from participating at the ongoing National Games in Kerala, as BI is not recognised by IOA. “At the end of the

  • Billiards: Damani stuns Advani

    Bengaluru: Kolkata cueist Brijesh Damani stunned world and national champion Pankaj Advani in the opening game of the selection camp trials for the Asian Billiards Championship. While Advani recovered to win his second match against Jaiveer Dhingra 3-1, Damani was outplayed by Mumbai cueist Dhruv Sitwala in his second fixture 1-3. The eight players attending the camp (February 3-5) are involved in a league to decide the Indian contingent for the Asian

  • Youth burnt after strangulation, claims autopsy report

    Indore: The MG Road police on Tuesday to claimed to crack the mystery of a 27-year-old youth’s death under suspicious circumstances. The youth was strangulated and later burnt to death by three persons over illegal relations with a woman, said the police. In addition, the accused trio includes a teenager. MG Road police station in-charge Manoj Ratnakar said that the accused trio is identified as Kailash (35), his son Gagan (18) and

  • Eat it or pay a fine for it

    Indore : A few restaurants in the city penalise their customers for leaving food in their plates. This is done because they are conscious about the wastage of food. Their aim is to spread awareness against wasting food. The money collected as fine is later used for charity works and donations.