Free Press Journal
  • Woman hangs self

    Indore : A woman committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling on her house, on Thursday. Police have registered a case and are investigating further.

  • Woods takes indefinite leave from golf

    Washington: Golfer Tiger Woods announced he will take a leave from the PGA Tour and only return when he thinks he is “ready”. Woods made the announcement on his website Wednesday after a run of poor performances, which included shooting the worst round of his professional career in January, an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Phoenix Open, reports Xinhua. “Right now, I need a lot of work on my

  • Man held with illegal arms

    Indore : The Crime Branch police team arrested a person trying to sell illegal arms in the city and also seized six pistols and a live cartridge from him.

  • Bolt signs up for Paris meet

    Paris: Jamaica sprint star Usain Bolt will run the 100 metres for the first time in five years here after confirming his appearance at the Areva Diamond League meet in July. The news comes as a huge boon for organisers after Bolt was forced to pull out of last year’s meet due to a foot injury, reports CMC. A six-time Olympic champion and double sprint world record-holder, Bolt will be making his

  • ‘Electorate Has ‘Busted Myth’ Of Invincibility’

    New Delhi : Left parties on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the BJP, days after its rout in Delhi, saying the electorate has “busted the myth” of invincibility of Narendra Modi and it was a “futile” exercise to say that the election was not a referendum on him.

  • Vehicles seized for wrong parking

    Indore : Chhoti Gwaltoli police have seized vehicles which were parked haphazardly on the road obstructing traffic flow. The action came during a drive launched by the police on Thursday.

  • HI inducts Khalsa Hockey Academy

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) Thursday inducted Khalsa Hockey Academy as their new academy member. Part of the Khalsa English High School under the Board of Management of Gurudwara Bara Sikh Sangat, the academy has produced more than 300 players since its inception. “It is a proud moment for us as we welcome on board our 10th academy member. With their history of producing hockey players since inception, Khalsa Hockey Academy matches

  • Whose Baby Is Manjhi Govt: Nitish

    Patna: Claiming that no political party has come forward to endorse the Jitan Ram Manjhi government and it has a support of “just” 12 MLAs, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday asked ‘Whose baby is the Manjhi government’.

  • Hazard signs new Chelsea contract

    London: Midfielder Eden Hazard signed a new 200,000 pounds-per-week contract with English football club Chelsea that will keep the Belgian at the Stamford Bridge stadium until 2020. The 24-year-old playmaker expressed his delight after signing the contract. The deal is worth a huge 57 million pounds over the course of five-and-a-half years, reports dailymail.co.uk. “I am very happy to sign a new contract with Chelsea. Since I came here in 2012 I

  • DAVV urged to do research on life and culture of TG community

    Indore : With promising huge grants, University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) to undertake research on the life and culture of Transgender community.

  • Economy Stays Sluggish

    Industrial Production Growth Slips To 1.7% In December Month-On-Month While Retail Inflation Jumps To 5.11% In New Series

  • Paris council to vote on 2024 Games bid

    Paris: French sports leaders said that Paris could lead a winning bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, but city mayor Anne Hidalgo will seek the backing of the Paris city council in April first. “France has the qualities to win” the Olympic race, said Bernard Lapasset who headed an official committee that presented a report on the possible campaign to Hidalgo and the French government. After handing over his report Lapasset said

  • Ten Sports acquires MotoGP rights

    New Delhi: Ten Sports Network has secured exclusive rights for MotoGP, the premier World Championship for motorcycle road racing. MotoGP, for the first time, will be shown exclusively by a broadcaster in the Indian sub-continent. This new deal between Taj TV and MotoGP rights holders, Dorna Sports will run for a period of five seasons, starting 2015. As a part of this deal, Ten Sports will broadcast all MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3

  • E-Shoppers To Spend Rs 22k Cr On V-Day Gifts

    New Delhi : Online shoppers are likely to spend Rs 22,000 crore for buying gift articles, including cards, flowers, diamond jewellery, chocolates, toys and electronic gadgets, on Valentine’s Day, claimed industry body Assocham. The spending on the same was around Rs 16,000 crore last year, it said.

  • Maheswary wins Nat’l Games gold

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Asian champion Renjith Maheswary nabbed his maiden National Games gold with a new meet record in triple jump today as previous marks continued to tumble like nine pins in the athletics arena on the penultimate day of competitions in the 35th edition. But what remained unchallenged was the Services Sports Control Board’s (SSCB) domination on the medals table as they remained on top with a tally of 131 (81 gold,

  • Hindalco Q3 Net Profit Grows 7.5% To Rs 359 Cr

    Mumbai : Aluminium major Hindalco Ltd’s profit after tax grew by a modest 7.5 per cent at Rs 359 crore in Q3 FY15 due to a sharp rise in the finance costs. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 334 crore in Q3 FY 14. Hindalco’s net sales jumped by 18 per cent at Rs 8,603 crore as compared to Rs 7,273 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous

  • Complaint against Vishesh Hospital

    Indore : A retired teacher lodged a complaint with the district administration against the Vishesh Hospital administration for not providing treatment, on Thursday.

  • Coal Auction: 134 Bids Technically Qualified

    New Delhi : Hindalco, Adani Power and Reliance Geothermal Power are among the 134 companies, which cleared the initial stages of coal auction for 21 blocks put up by the government.

  • ONGC To Pay Rs 8.7k Cr Subsidy As Finmin Gives Only Rs 5,085 Cr

    New Delhi : ONGC and other state-run explorers may have to pay about Rs 10,900 crore in fuel subsidy after Finance Ministry has agreed to provide only Rs 5,085 crore in cash subsidy for the December quarter. Out of the Rs 15,981 crore of revenue losses fuel retailers incurred on selling LPG and kerosene at government-controlled rates in October-December, the Finance Ministry has agreed to make good only less than one-third or