Free Press Journal
  • Bangalore sign Mandeep Singh from Kings Punjab

    Bangalore: RCB have traded top-order batsman Mandeep Singh from Kings XI Punjab ahead of the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), starting April 9.

  • AIB roast: Organisers, celebs on show booked

    Mumbai : The Bundgarden police in Pune on Wednesday registered a case against the organisers of All India Bakc-hod (AIB) Knockout for using abusive language on their show and uploading it on YouTube on the complaint of a police inspector from Pune CID, Vazeer Sheikh.

  • Lahiri fritters bright start

    Kuala Lumpur : Anirban Lahiri frittered away a great start at five-under through 13 holes, before a lapse in concentration saw him drop as many as three shots over next four holes to finish at two-under 70, that still placed him tied 16th after the first day at the US$ 3 million Maybank Malaysian Open on Thursday.

  • Adam appointed coach for U-17 WC

    New Delhi : All India Football Federation (AIFF) today appointed Nicolai Adam as head coach of the Indian U-17 national team for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

  • Pranava bags title

    Mumbai : Top seeded Pranava Jain of Mumbai Suburbs stopped the good run of Tanishq Saxena, also from Mumbai Suburbs, to bag the boys under-15 singles title in the ASA-Maharashtra State Sub-junior badminton tournament. Pranava, however, did go through some hiccups, especially in the second game before winning the 45-minute final with a 21-14, 22-20 scoreline.

  • TT tourney from Feb 12

    Mumbai : The All India Balkan-Ji-Bari 23rd Dilip Sampat memorial inter-school table tennis tournament will be held in their premises from February 12 to 15. The tournament is open to all the schools from city and suburbs. The open events are for boys and girls in the age groups of U-16, U-14, U-12 and U-10. Entries from the schools for the open as well as team events will be accepted at the

  • Swine flu claims one more in city

    Ujjain : Swine flu virus caused second death in the city on Thursday. One more patient whose swab was sent for test got positive. Three more samples have been sent for testing on Thursday.

  • Tension grips Tarana as anti-social elements throw eggs at religious spots

    Ujjain : Tension gripped the town of Tarana, located 40 km from here, after some unidentified miscreants threw away eggs at two religious spots, on Thursday. Tarana police informed that some unidentified antisocial elements created nuisance by throwing eggs at Utara Hanuman temple and Hardol Lala ka Mandir, located in front of Telephone Exchange at around 4-6 am. As the news spread across the local people gathered at the spot and condemned

  • Land sharks grab govt land worth Rs 500 crore!

    Ujjain : The Azad Hind Panel and Government Land Protection Committee have demanded the State government to immediately intervene in the issues relating to the possession, deals and sales of two government lands, which cost about Rs 500 crore. These lands were provided for establishing and running the ginning factory by the erstwhile Gwalior State, but the concerned contractors and their heirs allegedly sold the precious land and also constructed illegal buildings

  • St Paul’s gets Best School Award

    Ujjain: St Paul’s Convent Senior Secondary School achieved the Best School Award including six more awards to its title at World Youth Model United Nation Debate Competition held at Nirma University, Ahmadabad recently. Around 50 schools across the globe participated in the contest. Principal Sister Archana congratulated the winners of special mention Sonkashi Jain, Chirag Ganguar, Hiral Kothari and Shubham Surya. The delegation team of 35 students headed to Ahamadabad mentored aptly

  • 6 cops axed

    Ujjain : SP MS Verma terminated six newly appointed police constables for their dissatisfactory work and attitude on Thursday. Constables Arjun Singh Gaud, Durgesh Gehlot, Lakhan Lakhiwal, Shailendra Singh, Sourabh Kothari and Archana Singh were terminated from their services with immediate effect. These constables were appointed in 2013.

  • In want of son, man assaults wife, daughter

    Ujjain : In a brutal act, a man assaulted his wife and little daughter and wife in want of a son. The matter was reported at Madhav Nagar police station on Thursday. Police booked the accused under Section 294, 323 and 506 of IPC.

  • Two suspended for dereliction of duty

    Khandwa : Collector Mahesh Agrawal suspended two employees after conducting sudden inspection at the Primary Health Center in Khalwa development block on Thursday. While inspecting ‘Baal Shakti Kendra’ (Child Power Center) in Roshni he found the center in-charge Kalpana Mukati and Anita Kadam absent, collector Agrawal immediately instructed to deduct two days salary of both absent employees. Later he inspected the Primary Health Center in Roshni and found that accountant Om Prakash

  • State Election Commission rigged polls to benefit bettors: Cong

    BHOPAL : A day after its embarrassing drubbing in urban body elections, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee demanded judicial enquiry into three-phase civic elections, alleging that MP State Election Commission rigged the poll to favour the ruling BJP and to benefit the bettors.

  • MP second after Gujarat to supply power 24X7: Energy Minister

    BHOPAL : Energy Minister Rajendra Shukla has said that power companies should carve a distinct identity for themselves by earning profit. He said energy has always been a challenging sector for the state government. The power companies have met this challenge with success during the past years.

  • State Budget to be pro-poor, indicates Jayant Malaiya

    Indore :State Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya on Thursday said hinted the state budget, to be tabled this month-end, will focus on bringing down taxes on the essential items to benefit the poor section of the society. “The government will try to lower the taxes on the daily-need items of the economically weaker section and levy taxes on luxury items,” Malaiya said while addressing the Association of Industries, Madhya Pradesh unit in the

  • SIT questions Sunanda’s son, Tharoor next

    New Delhi : Special Investigation Team on Thursday questioned Shiv Menon – son of Sunanda Pushkar who was dies under mysterious circumstances. The police is also likely to question former union minister Shashi Tharoor and his domestic help again to reconstruct the chain of events in the case.

  • India hits out at Pakistan for Kashmir rallies

    Kolkata : In a jolt to Trinamool Congress, facing the heat of Saradha scam, its Rajya Sabha member Srinjoy Bose resigned from the party and also as MP today saying he has realised that politics was not his “cup of tea”.

  • MP second after Gujarat to supply power 24X7: Energy Minister

    BHOPAL : Energy Minister Rajendra Shukla has said that power companies should carve a distinct identity for themselves by earning profit. He said energy has always been a challenging sector for the state government. The power companies have met this challenge with success during the past years.