Free Press Journal
  • Espanyol hold Barca

    Madrid : Barcelona dropped points for the third time in four league games as they were held 0-0 by local rivals Espanyol in a heated Catalan derby. Atletico Madrid moved two points clear of Barca at the top of the table, having played a game more, thanks to substitute Thomas Partey’s late winner to edge past Levante 1-0 yesterday. Real Madrid now trail Atletico by five points ahead of their trip to Valencia on Sunday.

  • Somdev Devvarman Qualify

    Chennai : Somdev Devvarman joined compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan in the singles main draw of the ATP Chennai Open with a come-from-behind victory over Briton James Ward in the final qualifying round on Sunday. Somdev, who struggled to go deep in the main draws on the ATP tour in 2015, got the better of Ward 2-6 7-5 6-4 in a two hours and three-minute battle. Ranked 177th, Somdev clawed his way back in the match after

  • ‘Hope politicsless selection’

    Chennai : Leander Paes is hoping that there will be not be repeat of a selection fiasco ahead of the Rio Olympics and feels he deserves to be paired with Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza for the men’s and mixed doubles events. Recalling the drama ahead of 2012 London Olympics when Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi refused to pair with him, Paes said dirty politics was played at that time and it should not happen

  • IIM-I to hold intl conference on excellence in research

    Indore :  The doctoral fraternity of Indian Institute of Management Indore would organise the 7th annual “Conference on Excellence in Research and Education (CERE)” from May 5 to 8.

  • Hunters hunt down Bengaluru

    Mumbai : Despite a dominating performance by World No.9 Kidambi Srikanth, which saw him beat the legendary Lee Chong Wei, Hyderabad Hunters drubbed Bengaluru Top Guns 3-2 in the second tie of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) here on Sunday. Srikanth got the better of former World No.1 Chong Wei of Malaysia 15-12, 6-15, 15-7 to win the men’s singles contest in style at the National Sports Club Of India (NSCI).

  • CCTV to be installed in all police stations

    Indore :  CCTV cameras were installed at all police stations under technological upgrade programme of the MP Police. These cameras will enable senior officers including DGP, Zone ADG and DIGs to keep an eye on police stations and monitor the working of cops.

  • Ronaldinho to play friendly in Vietnam

    Ho Chi Minh City : Vietnamese media on Sunday published the content of a deal, in which former star footballer Ronaldinho has agreed to be part of a Brazil All Stars side that will play with Vietnam All Stars in April. The participation agreement with the former Barcelona, AC Milan star’s signature reads: “I, Ronaldo Assis Moreira (Ronaldinho) agree to participate and play a minimum of 40 minutes in a friendly game in Vietnam.

  • 3 BEd colleges issued notices for not complying with norms

    Indore :  Even as the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) is forcing institutes to abide by the College Code-28 norm which is for appointment of teachers on UGC scale, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has also taken tough stand on the same issue.

  • In-laws, hubby booked in dowry harassment case

    Indore :  Lasudia police registered cases against in-laws and husband of a woman for dowry harassment on Sunday. The victim’s in-laws not only beat her up but also tried to strangulate her.

  • Blast from the past – Career in History

    If you love learning from the past and applying that learning to the future, then a degree in history would provide suitable career options

  • Indore girl’s organs bring cheers to two patients

    Indore :  Organs of a city’s girl gave new lease of life to a 16-year-old Mumbai girl and a 48-year old Delhiite following successful transportation of organs through Green Corridors, on Sunday.

  • “My students get a Facebook break in class”

    Prof. Dr. Nitin Joshi, Director (I/C), Dr. V. N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies talks Shraddha Kamdar about the basis of student behaviour through brain mapping and engaging them to the fullest in the classroom

  • I.C. United emerge supreme

    Mumbai : I.C. United emerged supreme by winning Second Division title of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2015-2016. In a keenly and well-contested final, I.C. United eked out a narrow 1-0 victory against Bombay Gymkhana at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Sunday.