Free Press Journal
  • ICC committed to minnows growth

    Sydney: The World Cup should be a “shop-window” not “window-dressing” for the game’s emerging nations, ICC chief executive David Richardson said. The ICC has come under fire for plans to reduce the number of teams taking part at the next World Cup, in England in 2019, from 14 teams to 10 — a move that threatens to freeze out non-Test or Associate member nations from the showpiece one-day event. However, Richardson  insisted

  • NZ will have to dig deep against Australia: Crowe

    New Delhi : With New Zealand at the cusp of World Cup glory, former captain Martin Crowe has said the Black Caps will have to dig deep into their resources if they have

  • State facing shortage of IAS, IPS officers

    Indore : That the state is grappling with shortage of competent officers both in IAS and IPS cadre is evident from what is happening in the city.

  • B-Wood Stars That Get Along Like A House On Fire

    Bollywood has seen many long lasting friendships, many of which started out on sets of various films. And when co-stars turn friends, audiences can literally see their magic translate on the silver screen, and their movies have that extra magic that no one can quite define.

  • Central Railway win

    Mumbai: Mumbai outfit Central Railway, powered by S. Rajeeta’s triple strikes romped to a comfortable 6-0 win against Chitranjan Locomotive Works in a league match of the 36th All India Railway Hockey (Women) Championship 2014-15, organised by the Western Railway Sports Association and played at the MHAL Stadium, Churchgate, on Thursday morning. Sarita Minz, Rashmi Singh and Kavitha Vidhyarthi, were the others who scored a goal each to seal the win for

  • Confirmed! Shahid To Marry By Year End


  • Court Bans Shruti From Signing Films

    News is that Picture House Media Ltd, a leading media and entertainment house based out of Chennai and Hyderabad has initiated Court Proceedings against actress Shruti Hassan.Shruti after signing the agreement to be the female lead in a bilingual starring Nagarjuna and Karthi directed by Vamsi Paidipalli, wanted to exit the project abruptly.

  • SUV of drunken driver hits PCR van

    Indore : A PCR van was hit by a SUV in Bhawarkuwa area. The SUV was driven by an inebriated man when the accident occurred. According to the police, a case has been registered against the driver of the SUV on the complaint of head constable Mohanlal.

  • Esha Gupta To Star In Hera Pheri 3

    Buzz is that there is a new addition to Neeraj Vora’s impending project ‘Hera Pheri 3’. If rumours are to be believed, then it’s being said that actress Esha Gupta would soon be seen on the big screen in ‘Hera Pheri 3’, which would be revived after eight years, along with John Abraham. A source close the film revealed, “The makers met Esha and she auditioned for the role. She had a

  • Boult, Starc in battle to become best

    Melbourne : As two teams fight it out for the coveted World Cup trophy on Sunday, New Zealand pacer Trent Boult and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc will be involved in another battle — to become the best bowler of the tournament.

  • Eng need to stop being English: Bopara

    London: England all-rounder Ravi Bopara has said his team’s cricketers need to “stop being so English” if they want to achieve success in limited overs cricket. Bopara played just a match in the ongoing World Cup even though he featured regularly in the ODI tri-series also involving India and Australia that preceded the World Cup. The 29-year-old was “angry” at his omission, but says England’s early exit had as much to do

  • Car set on fire by miscreants

    Indore : While the police were processing the three accused who torched half-a-dozen motorcycles, including one belong to the son of a TI, a car was torched in Chitawad area.

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    Singapore loses its miracle maker

    But for Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew, India would never have been admitted to the Association of South-east Asian Nations. As Jagat Mehta, a former foreign secretary once put it, Lee realised India’s potential before Indians themselves did.

  • Winning Cup will be our finest moment: Hadlee

    We have had 40 years of World Cup cricket and to finally get across the line if we do will be part of our cricketing history Richard Hadlee Former New Zealand pacer (more…)

  • MCG final could break crowd record

    Melbourne: Two of the key attendance milestones reached at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) could be trumped by Sunday’s World Cup final. The 1992 World Cup in the Antipodes drew a crowd of 87,182 for the final between Pakistan and England which the former won. That was well in excess of the crowd that attended the 1987 final at the expansive Eden Gardens in Kolkata, which was estimated at 70,000. The other

  • It’s Emraan V/S Emraan!

    Actor Emraan Hashmi, who was last seen on the big careen last year in the film ‘Ungli’, has now finished filming for his upcoming project titled ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani’ along with Vidya Balan and Rajkummar Rao. And while at an event, the actor disclosed that the trailer of his film will now be released alongside his other film ‘Mr. X’, made under the Bhatt banner, on 17th April!

  • Man arrested for betting

    Jhabua: A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly accepting bets on the India-Australia World Cup semi-final match played at Sydney. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided Gopal Kothari’s residence at Gopal Colony and arrested him for accepting bets during the match, Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) Rachna Bhadoria said. The police seized eight mobile phones, one laptop and Rs 15,800 cash, she said. The SDOP said further investigations were on.

  • Aus-NZ finale revives ‘underarm’ controversy

    Melbourne : Whatever happens in Sunday’s World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand, it will have to go some way to matching the bitter fall-out from another ODI clash between the two countries at the MCG back in 1981. What might have been a forgettable third final of the ODI series produced one of the most controversial finishes of all-time when, with New Zealand needing six to tie off the last ball,

  • Can’t Wait To Direct Anushka, Aishwarya, Says Karan Johar

    Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is gearing up for his directorial venture “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, says he can’t wait to direct Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film as he has previously not worked with them. The film also features Ranbir Kapoor.

  • Thieves strike shops at Ujjain

    Ujjain : In what reflects the poor law and order scenario of the city, thieves struck at two shops in the Indore Gate area here on wee hours of Friday, and decamped with goods worth thousands. The exact amount of stolen goods it yet to be estimated. Ironically one of the shops National Battery was robbed just three months ago.