Free Press Journal
  • The warrior who used spear heavier than Mughal king Akbar

    Dhar : A grand Shaurya Yatra was taken out to mark the 476th birth anniversary of great warrior Maharana Pratap at village Jalwai, on Thursday. A statue of Maharana Pratap was also unveiled on the occasion, making it the second statue of the great warrior in Dhar district.

  • Mayor inspects 11 km catchment area, directs UMC to continue regular supply

    Ujjain : Mayor Meena Jonwal on Thursday inspected the 11 km long catchment area of Gambhir dam and found that the reservoir has sufficient intake of water to continue regular supply of water in the city. Refuting the rumours of water scarcity in the city, she said in case of delay in breaking monsoon, Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) will review the status of water supply after June 15, 2016 and take further

  • Prakash Javadekar

    Modi’s ministers lock horns over ‘animal killing’

    New Delhi : Two union ministers Maneka Gandhi and Prakash Javadekar have clashed on the issue of culling of animals. The minister for women and child development, Maneka Gandhi, is a well-known animal rights activist and has slammed the environment ministry for this culling of animals arguing that she cannot understand this lust for killing animals.

  • MLA’s timely intervention restores water supply in city

    RATLAM   : Works are in full swing to restore proper water supply in the city on Thursday after Ratlam city MLA Chetanya Kasyap had inspected the Dholawad water supply system, especially the well and reservoir on Wednesday. The move was taken following his attention was drawn towards insufficient water availability and interruption in water supply in the area by the BJP corporators.

  • Reassessment proposal rejected, UTD fees reduced

    Indore : Executive council of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Thursday rejected a “controversial” proposal of introducing a new facility of reassessment of answer books saying that it should be reviewed again before being launched.

  • 2 killed, 3 injured as car rams bus

    Bagh : Two persons were killed on the spot, while three others sustained serious injuries, as their car rammed a bus at Ambasoti Ghat here on Thursday evening.

  • Lionel Messi has no personality: Argentina legend Diego Maradona

    Paris : Argentina legend Diego Maradona has claimed that present captain Lionel Messi does not have the character to be a leader. Maradona was caught on microphone talking about the FC Barcelona icon with Brazil legend Pele at an event here on Thursday.

  • Saina Nehwal, Srikanth in Austlaian Open qtrs

    Sydney : Rio-bound Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth registered straight-game wins to reach the quarterfinals of the women’s and men’s singles events respectively at the USD 750,000 Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament here on Thursday.

  • China disowns documentary

    Beijing : China on Thursday disowned a documentary shown by the State-run channels about the involvement of Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba in the Mumbai attacks, saying it is a dubbed version of an American TV programme and in no way represents the government’s position. “What it (the documentary) said does not represent the position of the Chinese government. China’s position on the issue of counter-terrorism remains unchanged,” it said.

  • Varun Gandhi

    BJP clips Varun Gandhi’s wings

    New Delhi : The BJP leadership has conveyed its displeasure to its Sultanpur MP Varun Gandhi (36) over his recent tour of Uttar Pradesh, which is being seen as an attempt to garner support and reinforce his case as a chief ministerial candidate.

  • Dharamsala, Ranchi among 6 new Test venues

    Mumbai : Six new Test centres, including Dharamsala and Ranchi, will host five-day matches for the first time during a packed home season for the Indian cricket team beginning with the New Zealand series in September.

  • FPJ Forum to discuss clean energy tasks

    Recently, India and the United States announced the setting up of financial assistance programmes worth $60 million to support India’s clean energy needs. This is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s target of 175 GW by 2022 for renewable energy. However, there are a set of challenges that this sector faces.

  • IM Visakh breaks 9-year jinx; 1st Indian to win Mayor’s chess

    Mumbai  : International Master Visakh N R of Tamil Nadu broke a nine-year jinx to lead an Indian sweep in the 9th Mumbai Mayor International Open Chess Tournament 2016, presented by Zee Learn Ltd and co-sponsored by LIC and Ankit Gems.

  • Indian hockey team take on Germany

    London : Aiming to gain in confidence before the Olympic Games, the Indian hockey team will be eyeing a podium finish in the Champions Trophy, beginning with a clash against Olympic gold-medallists Germany here today.

  • Eden Gardens frontrunner to host historic day-night Test

    Kolkata : The iconic Eden Gardens has emerged as the frontrunner to host the first ever Day-Night Test match in the country against the visiting New Zealand side even though CAB president Sourav Ganguly said it will depend on their upcoming “pink ball experiment” from June 18.