Free Press Journal
  • Cousins meet, Stir Jaidev Thackeray pot

    Mumbai : The talking point in the city on Friday was not the monsoon but the MNS president Raj Thackeray’s visit to Matoshree, where he met his estranged cousin Uddhav Thackeray.

  • 15 gamblers held, over Rs 79k recovered

    Dewas : Industrial area police have arrested fifteen gamblers from Indira Nagar area near government school on Friday morning. Police also have seized Rs 79,500 apart from gambling equipment from their possession.

  • Supreme Court seeks status report on Valley

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea for Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir due to the deteriorating law and order in the state, but sought a status report from the Centre on the ground realities in the trouble-torn valley.

  • Blood donation camp held

    SHUJALPUR : On Thursday blood donation camp was organised under the aegis of Anand Navyuwak Mandal at Porwad Bhawan. The camp was organised on the occasion of 116th birth anniversary of Samrat Pujya Anand Rishi Maharaj under the Asht Diwasiya Mahotsav. All the social workers of Jain sanghatan were present in this camp. Women and youth took part enthusiastically. This camp was conducted under the direction of Dr KK Jain and the

  • Gurmeet Virdi and Kirpal Singh Tung win Force Gurkha RFC India 2016

    Dona Paula : After a week-long nail biting competition, Gerrari Offroaders Chandigarh’s Gurmeet Virdi and co-driver Kirpal Singh Tung have won the Force Gurkha RFC India 2016 with a total score of 2177 points out of 2700. This is the first time in the three editions of the India Edition of RFC that an Indian driver has secured the top slot. In both the previous editions, Malaysian driver Tan Eng Joo (Tan

  • ‘School bus fare should be regulated at dist level‘

    BHOPAL : Transport minister Bhupendra Singh, on the issue of school buses charging exorbitant fares, maintains that a fare determination committee at district level has been constituted and it has been given the right to decide fares.

  • Carrom championship in Thane

    Mumbai : 52nd State & Inter District Carrom Championship 2016 is organised under the auspices of Thane District Carrom Association & Maharashtra Carrom Association between 13th to 16th August. The tournament will be held at CKP Hall (A/C), Kharkar Ali, Thane (West).  In the tournament, following events will be held- Men Singles, Women Singles, Men Veteran Singles (age above 50 Years), Women Veteran Singles (age above 50 years),   Inter-District Men Team Championship

  • Indian escapes a firing squad

    Jakarta/New Delhi : Indian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed in Indonesia on Thursday night for smuggling drugs, escaped the gallows at the last minute.

  • Supreme Court notice on caged hens

    New Delhi : Cruelty to hens packed in small cages in poultry farms for producing eggs prompted the Supreme Court on Friday to issue a notice to the Centre. It has been told to cite the steps taken for enforcing the rules recommended by the Animal Welfare Board of India. The cages, with space equivalent to an A-4 size sheet, leave not even an iota of space to the hens to move,

  • India colts thrash England 7-1

    Marlow (England) : India’s junior men’s hockey team maintained their unbeaten run on the tour of England by thrashing the hosts 7-1 at the Bisham Abbey Sports Centre here.

  • Men lose to Spain again

    Madrid : Indian men’s hockey team got a reality check just before the start of Rio Olympics after they were stunned 2-3 by lower-ranked Spain in the second practise game of the tour, here.

  • Bagful of medals for Taekwondo team in South Korea

    Mumbai : India Coach Master Jayesh Velhal (5th DAN Black Belt, Foreign Instructor, International Referee & Coach) and his team Taekwondo won several medals in 10th World Culture Expo Taekwondo Championship held at Muju, South Korea recently.

  • 500-plus phones in Shivaji Ngr dead

    BHOPAL : Around 550 telephones in the Shivaji Nagar area went dead following damage to cables of BSNL on Friday. The work of laying of pipelines for supply Narmada is underway near Red Cross Hospital. The repairing of cable wires is going on and all telephones will start working normally from Saturday.