Free Press Journal
  • Dr. Baliram Hiray College of Architecture win

    Mumbai : Reliance Foundation Youth Sports was in full flow in Mumbai in the College Boys category when Dr. Baliram Hiray College of Architecture took on Sardar Patel College of Engineering at the Cooperage Ground, Colaba. The closely contested match was decided in the sudden death penalties as Dr. Baliram Hiray kept their nerve to win the tie.

  • Resolution approves ‘User’s Charge’ amidst furore at Council meet

    Ujjain : Amidst uproars, boycotts and adjournments, the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) Council on Tuesday passed a resolution to impose a ‘users charge’ on tax payers for door-to-door collection of garbage.  As per the new resolution, every tax payer will have to pay an additional amount of Rs 720 per year ‘user charge’.

  • RBI surprises with rate cut ; home Loan, auto Loans to cost less

    New Delhi : Home, auto and corporate loans may get cheaper as the new RBI Governor Urjit Patel-led panel today marked its debut policy review with a surprise 0.25 per cent rate cut — lowering borrowing cost to a 6-year low, which the industry lauded as a pre-Diwali gift. In independent India’s first collective interest rate setting decision, the 6-member Monetary Policy Committee, which has three members nominated by the

  • St. Andrews girls champions

    Mumbai : It was St. Andrew’s third title of the season, after having won the girls under-19 and boys under-17 Subrato Mukherjee junior college /high school tourneys.

  • World Animal Day celebrated

    Ujjain : Children in the city conveyed a strong message on the occasion of World Animal Day by enacting a skit on the need to save animals. The play depicting the plight of animals and birds in captivity was staged at the Panchayati Digambar Jain Temple in Freeganj.

  • Fitter Navy cruise to win over Union Bank

    Mumbai : Indian Navy banking on their better fitness and stamina managed to cruise past Union Bank of India by a 4-1 margin in their opening Super Division fixture of the MHAL (Mumbai Hockey Association Limited) League – 2016, and played at the MHAL Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Tuesday.

  • Political slugfest over surgical strikes

    New Delhi:  Within a week of India’s surgical strikes against terrorists in Pakistan domestic politics has set in over the action. The ball was set rolling by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and the main opposition Congress too has asserted that the government needs ‘to call the Pakistani bluff and false propaganda by using all information, evidence and instruments at the disposal of Indian state.”

  • Passenger robbed onboard Narmada Express

    Ujjain : A passenger on board the Narmada Express was robbed of her bag containing ornaments and mobile, worth a total of Rs 30,000 as well as Rs 3000 in cash. The passenger, Priyashree Das, lost her bag when she was traveling on the train from Jabalpur to Ujjain. The incident happened near Kalapeepal. GRP police have registered a case against the unknown miscreants and started a man hunt.

  • Grand Master Harika Dronavalli loses to Michael Adam

    Douglas : India’s young Grand Master Harika Dronavalli put up a spirited fight against England’s Michael Adams but couldn’t avert her first defeat in a late night game in the Isle of Man International Chess tournament here on Monday.

  • Kerala Blasters take on Atletico de Kolkata

    Kochi : Kerala Blasters coach Steve Coppell has plenty of reasons to look forward to his team’s first home match against Atletico de Kolkata in this edition of the Hero Indian Super League (HISL) at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi, on Wednesday.

  • Security demanded for Mahakal procession on Dussehra

    Ujjain : The Mahakaleshwar Temple Priests Committee has demanded strict security for officials of the temple participating in the Mahakal procession to be taken out towards Freeganj on Dusshera.

  • Barun Kashyap arrested from AAP leader’s car

    Mumbai : Creative director Barun Kashyap was arrested from Chembur on Tuesday morning after an investigation by Mumbai police found his allegation of harassment by cow vigilantes to be ‘baseless’ and a ‘cooked up story’ intended to defame a particular community.

  • Surgical Strikes fake, Says Sanjay Nirupam

    Mumbai : Senior Congress party leader Sanjay Nirupam stirred up a massive controversy on Tuesday by calling the surgical strikes that took place in Pakistan occupied Kashmir as ‘fake’ in a tweet.

  • Three arrested for theft at Barnagar

    Ujjain : Three women robbed a farmer at Barnagar near Ujjain, when they stole Rs 75,000 from the bag that he was carrying. The crime was committed with utmost finesse, at a tea stall, but luckily Shankar Lal, the farmer, noticing the suspicious movements of the women managed to catch them at the spot itself.  Shankar Lal had withdrawn the money from the State Bank of India and was on his way

  • Viswanathan Anand meets Peter Svidler

    Moscow : Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will meet Russian Peter Svidler in the seventh round of 10th Tal Memorial International chess tournament here.

  • Donald Trump tumbles on rich list, down USD 800 mln: Forbes

    New York : It seems running for president is hurting Donald Trump’s finances big time. The Republican nominee’s fortune fell USD 800 million last year sending him tumbling 35 spots on a list of richest Americans, Forbes said today.  The business magazine said the New York real estate mogul is worth USD 3.7 billion — down from an estimated USD 4.5 billion in March — and just over a third of the