Free Press Journal
  • West Ham United stun Arsenal in English Premier League

    London :  Goalkeeper Petr Cech endured a miserable English Premier League (EPL) debut for Arsenal as West Ham United ended an eight-year wait for a win over their London rivals with a surprise 2-0 victory at Emirates Stadium here on Sunday.

  • We got things wrong, admits Darren Lehmann

    Nottingham :  Australia coach Darren Lehmann said both he and selection chief Rodney Marsh had to shoulder ‘a lot’ of the blame for the team’s Ashes loss. England’s dominant win by an innings and 78 runs in the fourth Test at Nottingham’s Trent Bridge ground gave them an unbeatable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.

  • No politics behind the Modi-Jaya meet: BJP

    Chennai : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the recent meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Jayalithaa was a “courtesy” call and there was “no politics” behind it.

  • Harda train mishap victim succumbs to burns

    BHOPAL: Gajanan Prabhakar, son of Prabhakar Chauhan, of Burhanpur, succumbed to burns at Kamla Nehru Hospital, Bhopal, on Sunday. During twin trains derailment, he had sustained 90 per cent burn after he came in touch with Over Head Equipment (OHE) of train.


    BHOPAL :Bhopal is one the few cities in the country, you can instantly fall in love with. Its hills and hillocks, the numerous big and small lakes dotting its undulating terrain and most of all, its lush greenery are the major ingredients of its charm.

  • Joe Root

    Root on top of the world

    Nottingham :  Joe Root has replaced Steven Smith as the world’s number one ranked batsman in Test cricket after playing a key role in England regaining the Ashes.

  • Sonia accuses Centre of diluting tribal land rights

    New Delhi:  Opening another front to attack the Narendra Modi government, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday accused it of diluting tribal land rights and reducing budgetary allocations for health care and other developmental programmes for them.

  • Youth falls into nullah, drowns

    BHOPAL: A 28-year-old youth died after accidentally falling into a nullah near Shani Temple on Patra Road within the limits of Jehangirabad police station. Police following the information reached the spot and after recovering the body sent it for post-mortem examinations after registering a case. According to Jehangirabad police, the deceased has been identified as Shivraj Dwivedi, 28, resident of Singrouli.

  • Surgery saves buffalo’s life

    Hoshangabad : Veterinary doctors of Divisional Veterinary Hospital saved life of a buffalo by conducting timely surgery. The buffalo of one Radheshyam of village Sahajkui had suddenly taken ill. It was difficult to take the ailing animal to hospital as roads were obstructed due to continuous rains. Radheshyam, however contacted doctors at the district headquarter and informed them about the problem he was facing. The civil surgeon of veterinary department gave instructions

  • Heavy rain cripples North

    New Delhi : Widespread rains drenched vast swathes of north India on Sunday leading to flooding in several areas as one person was washed away in a swollen rivulet in Himachal Pradesh and several tourists were rescued by the Army in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Free bus passes likely for BMC schools’ students

    Mumbai : To stop the dropout rate and facilitate municipal schools’ stu-dents, the Brihanmumbai Mun-icipal Corpora-tion (BMC) is pla-nning to provide free bus pas-ses to stude-nts studying in its schools. The proposal was put forward by the Brihanmumbai Electri-city Supply and Transp-ort (BEST) committee member and it was unanimously pass-ed by the committee. Then it was sent to the BMC, a parent organisation, for approval. Ac-cording to the civic officials, the proposal

  • BJP trying to replace Bapu’s ideology: ncp

    Mumbai: A controversy erupted on Sunday with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis failing to visit the historic ‘August Kranti Maidan’ here on the occasion of the ‘Kranti Din’ with the NCP accusing the BJP of trying to replace Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology with its own. “Chief Ministers, irrespective of their political affiliations, have been visiting the Maidan here to pay respect to those who lost their lives in the freedom movement started by Mahatma

  • Sushma Swaraj meets family of Indian detained in Iran

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met the family of a Delhi resident, lodged in a jail in Iran for two years, and assured them that all efforts will be made for securing his release.

  • After EPFO, Sebi pitches for more pension funds in mkt

    New Delhi : With the largest retirement fund EPFO beginning to invest in capital markets for the first time ever, regulator Sebi has pitched for similar investments by other pension funds as well.

  • Khadi sales on rise, Amitabh to be brand ambassador

    New Delhi : Khadi, which has seen a rise in its sales since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal for its greater use last year, would now have Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador.

  • Wadala station to get another FOB and additional exit

    Mumbai : Paying heed to the long pending demand of commuters for multiple exits at Wadala Road station, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) is in talks with BMC for extending its existing Foot Over Bridge (FOB) at CST end and providing a direct exist on RA Kidwai Marg in Wadala West.

  • Rangarajan favours RBI majority in Monetary Policy Committee

    New Delhi : Joining the debate over the powers of RBI Governor in setting policy rate, bank’s former head C Rangarajan said the government can do away with the veto power of Governor but the majority of members in the Monetary Policy Committee should be from the apex bank.