Free Press Journal
  • Time to get real on land law

    Where there is a will, there is a way. Apparently, the will to reconcile the differences on the Land Acquisition Bill is missing completely on both sides. It is clear that the Congress Party will not sit across the table with the government to minimise differences over some of the clauses in the proposed amendments to the 2013 law. On its part, the government will not reach out to the Opposition, knowing

  • 422 schools fail to convey Practical marks to MPBSE

    BHOPAL: MPBSE has slapped notices on 422 schools for not submitting marks of practicals of students of high school and higher secondary with imposing a penalty of Rs 10,000 for each examination. The board said, 42 high schools and 380 higher secondary schools did not submit marks of practical examinations held in February so far. They should submit them before March 31 with fee of Rs 10,000 for each examination. The board

  • Holders KVB make winning start

    Mumbai: Defending champions Kalina Village Boys (KVB) riding on a fine hat-trick by Edgar Rodrigues opened their campaign on a winning note defeating Foot Boys SC 4-2 in a first round match of the Late Darryl Crasto Memorial Trophy for Men in the Catholic Gymkhana’s annual rink football tournament, played at the gymkhana’s floodlit grounds, Marine Drive. Sheldon Sharma netted the fourth goal for the Kalina side, while Charles Fernandes and Yogendra

  • Unscheduled India tour hurt Lanka: Official

    Colombo: The hurriedly arranged tour of India by Sri Lankan cricket administrators last year hurt the team’s chances of going beyond the quarter-final stage of the World Cup, a former SLC co-member has said. In a letter to the SLC Chairman Jayantha Dharmadasa, Shammi Silva says the Indian tour, which Sri Lanka lost 5-0, upset the fitness program aimed at the 50-over showpiece event. Silva urges the summoning of an emergency executive

  • No helmet, no petrol; decrees government

    BHOPAL : Commissioner, Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Bhopal has instructed the owners of petrol and diesel pumps to supply petrol to only those two-wheeler riders, who come wearing helmet.

  • The Police Again!

    Rajayogi Balasubramaniam of Tanavayal of Ramanathapuram has been grossly sinned against by the Madras city police. All that R.B.T.R. wanted was to express his protest against America’s spy plane flights and, lest he be taken for a Communist partisan, also against Chinese incursions into Indian territory.

  • ONGC, UBI romp to victories

    Mumbai: ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) and Union Bank of India, both recorded comfortable victories against Central Bank of India and PIFA Colaba SC respectively in Elite Division encounters of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League – 2014-15, played at the Cooperage ground, on Monday.

  • All eyes on SCG curator  

    Sydney: Tom Parker, the unassuming Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) curator, has become the most wanted man here in the lead-up to Thursday’s high voltage World Cup semi-final clash between India and Australia. The interest in what brand of pitch Parker will produce for the blockbuster and whether Australia’s wish for a nice cover of grass on game day will be realised, has the large Indian media contingent infatuated, reports The Sydney Morning