Free Press Journal
  • ‘Lethargy is a killer; no one ever died of work’

    BHOPAL : Senior bureaucrat Madan Mohan Upadhyaya, delivered a lecture on ‘How to come out of one’s Comfort Zone’ at Swami Vivekanand Library (formerly British Library) under public lecture series here on Sunday. Upadhyaya said people do not want to do more work and they say why to kill oneself by over work but the truth is that no one ever died by doing work. Upadhyaya said people die of laziness and

  • Buch was Bhopal’s identity: Chief Minister

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan joined a large number of people to bid adieu to MN Buch at the Bhadbhada crematorium on Sunday. He laid a wreath on his body. Speaking at condolence meeting organised immediately after the crematorium, the Chief Minister said that Buch was an able administrator and identity of Bhopal in the country. He was not a mere bureaucrat, but also a source of inspiration for doing

  • Tribal couple jumps from moving dumper, hurt

    BHOPAL : A tribal couple jumped out of running dumper when the dumper driver started making sexual advances towards the woman in the moving dumper near Kajlikheda village within the limits of Kolar police station on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. The couple had taken lift in the dumper from Barkheda near Budhni to go to Salkanpur near Obedullaganj. The couple suffered severe injuries in the accident and were admitted

  • SP leader makes U-turn after rape remarks

    Lucknow : A day after making controversial remarks that “rapes happen with mutual consent”, senior Samajwadi Party leader Totaram Yadav on Sunday made a U-turn and said that he never made such a statement.

  • Specialised treatment for Kerala tuskers

    Thiruvananthapuram : Ailing captive elephants in Kerala will soon get specialised treatment with the state government approving a proposal for the setting up of a super specialty hospital for pachyderms in the state.

  • Bhindranwale still a hero for Jammu Sikhs

    Jammu : Thirty-one years after he was killed in ‘Operation Blue Star’ in Amritsar, Punjab, separatist militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale is still regarded as a martyr and ‘sant’ by Sikhs living in Jammu.

  • Apache-Chinook deal likely to be signed soon

    New Delhi : Government is likely to soon clear a contract worth over $2.5 billion for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers with US aviation giant Boeing.

  • Former French tennis Open champion Gustavo Kuerten hands over the winner's trophy to Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka following his victory over Serbia's Novak Djokovic (L) at the end of their men's final match of the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris on Sunday.

    Wawrinka dashes Djokovic dream to win French Open

    Paris : Stan Wawrinka spectacularly shattered Novak Djokovic’s dream of a career Grand Slam on Sunday when he became the oldest winner of the French Open in 25 years. The 30-year-old Swiss claimed a famous 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory to secure his second career major after the 2014 Australian Open.

  • Modi more of an EM than a PM, says Aiyar

    New Delhi : Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar sees Narendra Modi more as an EM, or events manager, than a PM and says the best thing about the one year of his government is that “there are only four years left” and the countdown to the end of his ‘achhe din’ has begun.

  • Manipur ambush: NIA takes over probe, registers case

    New Delhi : National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Sunday registered a case to probe the killing of 18 army personnel in Chandel district of Manipur, an incident which has been described as the worst ever attack in recent times.

  • US Bethanie Mattek-Sands (R) and Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova celebrate with the trophy after winning against Australia's Casey Dellacqua and Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova during their women's double final match of French Open in Paris on Sunday.

    Serena confesses her ‘dislike for grass’

    Wellington : World number one Serena Williams, who is a five-time Wimbledon champion, has surprisingly declared she “never really liked grass”. The American, who will now look to win in England after defeating Czech Lucie Safarova in the French Open final, said she would never have expected at this time in her career to win three grand slams in a row, adding that it was unbelievable for her, reported.

  • Nestle spent more on ads, but less on quality testing

    New Delhi : In the dock over alleged lapses of food safety standards in its famous Maggi noodles, Nestle India has disclosed having spent Rs 445 core on ‘advertising and sales promotion’ last year, while the expenses towards ‘quality testing’ was less than 5 per cent of such amounts.

  • The Champions…

    …Barcelona makes history with second European treble

  • Haven’t shown B-town filmmakers what I am capable of: Madhavan

    Actor R Madhavan, who is basking in the box-office success of “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”, has managed to carve a niche for himself both in Kollywood and Bollywood, but feels that he has still not shown his real potential to Hindi filmmakers, reports PTI.