Free Press Journal
  • Vedic Antakshari reverberates Mahakal Pravachan Hall

    Ujjain : Vedic Antakshari and Astrology Symposium were organised to mark Vikramotsava at Mahakal Pravachan Hall, here on Thursday. With the inception of four Vedas and Vedangs, the holy lamp was ignited to inaugurate the programme.

  • BJP, Shiv Sena boycott legislative council chairman poll

    Mumbai: In an unexpected twist, the ruling allies Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena decided to boycott the election to the post of chairman of the Maharashtra legislative council. BJP’s Eknath Khadse and Sena’s Ramdas Kadam, both senior ministers in Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s cabinet, jointly made the announcement on their party’s decision a short while ago.

  • Mumbai will always belong to Shiv Sena: Saamna edit

    Mumbai: Continuing its diatribe against ally BJP, the Shiv Sena today said it does not matter which party has more elected representatives in Mumbai, as the city was and will continue to belong to the Sena. “They (the BJP) say that they have more elected representatives in Mumbai, which makes it their city. The Marathi speaking people have struggled for the city and they won this struggle. These people are firmly standing behind

  • Azam Khan

    Arrest over objectionable remark: SC seeks response of UP cops

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought explanation from UP Police on the circumstances leading to the arrest of a boy for allegedly posting on Facebook objectionable comments against senior SP leader Azam Khan. A bench comprising justices J Chelameswar and R F Nariman asked the UP police to file response to the petition alleging that the Supreme Court advisory that section 66A of the Information Technology Act would not be invoked without consultation

  • Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Virat Kohli is a big occasion player: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Sydney: It has been a lull after storm for Virat Kohli in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup but his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni stood firmly behind his deputy expressing confidence that he will come good on a big day as he is a “big occasion player”. Kohli, who had four Test hundreds in four-match Test series scored a hundred in the Cup opener against Pakistan but since then have had scores of 46, 33 no,

  • FIFA

    FIFA finalize 2022 Qatar WC finale for 18 Dec

    London : Putting all speculations surrounding the 2022 World Cup finale’s possible dates at rest, FIFA has confirmed that the football’s pinnacle tournament’s grand showdown will be held on 18 December. Earlier in February, a FIFA taskforce suggested that the tournament should be switched from summer to winter. In light of the decision, Walter De Gregorio, FIFA’s director of communications said that they were going to play in November and December, adding that the

  • Louis van Gaal

    Coach Van Gaal to call curtains on illustrious career post Man U stint

    London : Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed that he will retire from football after his stint at Old Trafford ends. Van Gaal, who is contracted to United until 2017, has coached some of Europe’s biggest clubs, including Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Ajax, in his career. Reflecting on his decision, the Dutchman said that he was old and this was his last job, adding that he has to pay attention to his

  • Chris Gayle double ton

    Erratic West Indies need something special against fancied New Zealand

    Wellington: Still unsure about Chris Gayle’s fitness, the West Indies will have to overcome their erratic play to have any chance against underdogs-turned-favourites New Zealand in the fourth quarterfinal of the ICC Cricket World Cup here tomorrow. Both teams have taken contrasting routes to reach the last eight stage with New Zealand winning all their six pool games and West Indies scraping through as the fourth placed team from Group B.

  • Drunkard UMC employees to be suspended: CMC

    Ujjain : Commissioner of Municipal Corporation (CMC) Avinash Lavania strictly ordered to suspend the employees who come at their workplace consuming liquor. Lavania was addressing a TL review meeting at UMC headquarter here on Thursday.

  • Rohit Sharma

    World Cup is a prestigious stage for me: Rohit Sharma

    Sydney: Refusing to rate his match-winning ton against Bangladesh in the quarter-final, Indian top-order batsman Rohit Sharma said the ongoing cricket World Cup campaign is a very prestigious stage and he wants to make the most of it. Opener Rohit’s calculated 137 off 126 deliveries helped India outplay Bangladesh by 109 runs to book their semi-final spot and the innings is certainly special for the Mumbai batsman.

  • Microsoft’s Lumia 430

    Microsoft’s Lumia 430 most affordable Lumia to-date` at 70 dollars

    Washington : In a bid to push into the low-end smartphone market, Microsoft has reportedly tagged its Lumia 430 as the “most affordable Lumia to-date.” At just 70 dollars excluding taxes, the specifications offered by the phone helps to achieve the impressive price point. The smartphone comes with a 4-inch WVGA display, 8GB of storage (with a microSD slot), and 1GB of RAM, reported The Verge.

  • Australia, Pakistan

    Pakistan all out for 213

    Adelaide:   Electing to bat, Pakistan were all out for 213 against Australia in the third quarterfinal of the ICC Cricket World Cup here today.

  • Supernovae

    Supernovae can produce resilient planet-forming material

    Washington: A new study has revealed that supernovae can produce resilient material that can form Earth-like planets. The research team, headed by Lau, used SOFIA’s airborne telescope and the Faint Object InfraRed Camera for the SOFIA Telescope, FORCAST, to take detailed infrared images of an interstellar dust cloud known as Supernova Remnant Sagittarius A East, or SNR Sgr A East.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Cricket is like circle of life, a great leveller: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Sydney: Mahendra Singh Dhoni was blissfully unaware that he has now led Indian team to 100 victories in ODIs after the World Cup quarterfinal win against Bangladesh and he feels that the roller-coaster ride that he witnessed in all these years makes cricket a “great leveller”. Asked to sum-up his journey as an ODI captain in the last eight years, Dhoni philosophically said, “I have seen ups and downs. Cricket is a great leveller

  • Heart Disease

    Long-sought culprit in mystery behind heart failure identified

    Washington : A team of researchers has identified “the long-sought culprit” in the mystery behind a cell-signaling breakdown that triggers heart failure. Working with lab animals and human heart cells, researchers revealed that an enzyme called PDE-9 interferes with the body’s natural “braking” system needed to neutralize stress on the heart and shows that the enzyme wreaks mischief by gobbling up a signaling molecule, cGMP, which normally stimulates the production of a heart-protective

  • Pears

    Pears are packed with health benefits

    Washington : A new in vitro (test tube) study has investigated the potential probiotic benefits of a pear-enriched diet. Researchers at North Dakota State University studied the compounds found in two pear varieties, Bartlett and Starkrimson, in order to better understand the impact of those compounds on chronic diseases. The results suggest fermentation of these pear cultivars further enhances their ability to control stomach related diseases involving H. pylori, the most common chronic bacterial

  • Polio, Pakistan

    Security concerns hit anti-polio drive in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Polio eradication drive in Pakistan, which was scheduled for Friday, has been postponed till Tuesday because of security concerns and lack of administrative preparedness, officials said.  The officials in the Sindh provincial government said the nationwide polio campaign was devised in two phases, Dawn reported. In Karachi, the first phase started on Monday and was to end on Thursday, but the officials deferred the last day of the campaign.

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber sued by former neighbour

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber has been sued by a former neighbour whose house was egged by him and his friends back in January 2014. Jeff Schwartz claims in his lawsuit he and his wife suffered emotional distress because one of Bieber’s bodyguards called him “little Jew boy”, reported Ace Showbiz.  Jeff says the incident happened on Memorial Day weekend of 2013 when Justin was speeding in his Ferrari around their Calabasas neighbourhood.

  • Ashley Judd

    Ashley Judd recalls traumatic history of rape in essay

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actress Ashley Judd has opened up about her own experience with rape in a powerful essay published on amid her current fight against Internet trolls. Judd, 46, decided to speak out about gender violence after receiving vulgar comments in response to a March Madness tweet she wrote earlier this week. She later said that she would be pressing charges, reported Us magazine. “What happened to me is the devastating social norm experienced by