Free Press Journal
  • Indian team reaches Rajkot for first Test

    Rajkot : Indian cricket team, led by skipper Virat Kohli, arrived here this morning for the first game of the five-match Test series against England, starting at Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) stadium at Khandheri from November 9.

  • Shivpal Yadav shoves Akhilesh Yadav loyalist as SP puts up false united front

    Lucknow : Samajwadi Party (SP) state president Shivpal Yadav’s angst at being marginalised in the government and the dilution of his authority came out in the open at the silver jubilee function of the party in Lucknow on Saturday. The event came two days after Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched his own election campaign by driving off in a high-tech rath (chariot).

  • Collector, CMC exchange views with IMA doctors over a cup of tea

    Ujjain : Collector Sanket Bhondve and commissioner of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (CMC), Ashish Singh joined the doctors of Indian Medical Association (IMA) at a tea party meeting held in Vikram Vatika on Saturday morning and held discussions on various issues.

  • Three brothers booked for setting youth on fire

    BHOPAL : Three brothers made an abortive attempt to torch an auto-rickshaw driver on early Saturday morning at Kumharpura under Managalwara police station. A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the trio. However, no accused has been arrested. They poured kerosene and set him afire.

  • One-yr jail for Aditya Pancholi in assault case

    Mumbai : In a setback to Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi, the Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Andheri has convicted him in a 12-year-old assault case and sentenced him to one-year simple imprisonment.

  • Commandants’ conclave held at InfantrySchool

    Mhow : The Infantry School, Mhow is a premier training institution imparting training in basic soldiering and junior leadership, which are the bed rock of the armed forces, to officers and men of the Indian Army, Para Military Forces and students from friendly foreign countries.

  • England seamer James Anderson may play second Test vs India

    Mumbai : Ahead of the gruelling five-match Test rubber against India, the England cricket team received a much-needed shot in the arm after pace spearhead James Anderson passed a final fitness test on his shoulder injury and is set to join the squad ahead of the first Test from November 9 at Rajkot.

  • 92% patients satisfied with BMHRC

    BHOPAL : “Self assessment is what we need right now to deal with corruption”, said Jaydeep Prasad, IG, MP, financial crime investigation department in concluding ceremony of Vigilance Awareness Week at Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center on Saturday.
    The weeklong awareness program ended with several competitions, where IG Prasad was the chief guest.
    He further said that people should consider offices as their home and should work with full dedication like they work

  • Now, Zakir Naik’s NGO can’t take foreign funds sans nod

    New Delhi : IRF Educational Trust, promoted by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, has been put under prior permission category, thus preventing it from receiving foreign funds without getting nod from the Central government.

  • Dr Ambedkar’s thoughts are still relevant: Prof Rajput

    Ujjain : Dr Ambedkar not only spread the message of a healthy, prosperous and human community, but also dedicated his whole life for it. His thoughts are relevant in the present times too. Today, in the age of polarization, information compilation has become the ‘knowledge’, said professor Diwakar Singh Rajput of Sociology Department of Dr Hari Singh Gaur, Central University, Sagar, during a lecture organised by Dr Ambedkar Peeth and School of

  • SMA family mourns demise of former principal

    Mhow : The SMA family is mourning the loss of Sr. Marguerite Marie who worked as a principal of St. Mary’s (SMA) Mhow for several years. She took over the post after the departure of Sr Johannes who left for France, in the year 1977.

  • Sharjah defeat ‘a wake-up call’ for Pakistan, says Mickey Arthur

    Karachi : Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes his side has received a wake-up call ahead of their upcoming tours of New Zealand and Australia by suffering a five-wicket defeat at the hands of West Indies in the final Test of the three-match series in Sharjah.

  • Elderly man ends life; another dies of burns

    BHOPAL : An elderly man committed suicide by hanging self from ceiling fan at his residence located in Tagore Nagar within the limits of Awadhpuri police station on Friday. As soon as the family members spotted his hanging body they immediately rushed him to nearby hospital where doctors pronounced him dead and informed the police regarding the incident.

  • We are underdogs but up for India challenge: Alastair Cook

    Mumbai : He has no qualms in conceding that England will be underdogs in the upcoming Test series against India but captain  Cook feels that status itself will take a the pressure off his side and make it more competitive in the five-match rubber.

  • As Delhi turns into ‘gas chamber’, Arvind Kerjriwal looks to Centre

    New Delhi : A thick shroud of menacing grey haze blanketed the national capital on Saturday as pollution level breached the safe limit by over 17 times at places, prompting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kerjriwal to describe the city as a “gas chamber” and seek the Centre’s intervention.