Free Press Journal
  • Sharath Kamal enters semis of India Open TT

    New Delhi : India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal pulled off a nerve-wracking 4-3 victory against sixth seeded Paul Drinkhall of England to surge into the semifinals of the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour India Open here at the Thyagaraj Stadium on Saturday.

  • Praneel on target as West Zone clinch title

    Mumbai : A determined West Zone showed great resilience and tremendous fighting qualities to emerge champions of the football event in the 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet.

  • Mumbai girls emerge champs

    Mumbai : A charged up Mumbai District FA in impressive fashion claimed the top honours in the Maharashtra State Inter-District Sub-juniors Girls’ football championship 2016-17,organized by the Dhule District FA. In the summit clash, the Mumbai girls’ were in class of their own and outplayed Pune District FA by a convincing 3-0 margin at the Pharmacy College ground, Dhule on Saturday.

  • Weakest Australian team ever to tour India: Harbhajan

    New Delhi : Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has rated the current Australian team led by Steven Smith as the “weakest ever” in recent times to tour the Indian sub-continent.

  • Kenkre record 3rd win

    Mumbai : Growing in confidence, Kenkre FC maintained their good form as they produced another superb display of attacking football to record a classy 2-0 win over a subdued Pride Sports, Jabalpur in a fifth round Group-C league match of the Second Division I-League at the Cooperage ground.

  • Double crown for Dr Rahul

    Mumbai : Dr Rahul Chapde and Dr Darpan Maheshwari were proud winners of double crown in the recently concluded 19th all Maharashtra Medico Open  Medico Sports Festival. The festival was organised by Dr. Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation at Officers’ Club,Thane (East) and Mulund Gymkhana. More than 150 doctors from all corners of Maharashtra participated in the tournament.

  • Peace in region must for sustainable devpt: Sumitra Mahajan

    Indore : Stating that sustainable development goals (SDGs) were a must for peace and prosperity of the region, Lok Sabha Speaker and chairperson-designate of South Asian Speakers Summit Sumitra Mahajan called for collaboration among countries of the region to achieve the goal.

  • Students should set one goal, work to attain it: Commissioner Rakesh Shrivastava

    BHOPAL : Commissioner, Mandi Board, Rakesh Shrivastava, addressing students under ‘Mil Banchey Madhya Pradesh’ initiative here on Saturday, asked the students to remain focused and strive to reach their goal. Giving analogy of a magnetic compass, Shrivastava said students should set one goal and work to attain it. Shrivastava also inspected the school. He sought information from headmaster Induria on mid-day meal, lavatories, drinking water, water storage facility, staff and plantation on

  • ‘I studied sitting under mango tree on gunny bag’

    “I have also studied in a village school, in which there was no school building and no furniture. I used take a gunny bag for sitting and our class was held under a mango tree”, said ACS, Rural Development Department, while addressing the students of Vidhya Vihar government school under the state-wide programme ‘Mill Banche’ on Saturday. He gave them tips on how to improve their English and mathematics. Mahesh Saxena took

  • Cong MLAs divided over mode of selecting LoP

    BHOPAL : There are more than half-a dozen contenders for the post of leader of opposition in the state assembly. The CLP is to meet on Monday to elect the LoP. Some want voting while others are of the view that party high command should nominate the LoP. Still others say that opinion of the MLAs should be sought.

  • Mile Banche Madhya Pradesh: When teaching and learning become a celebration

    Ujjain : All the government-run schools in the district wore a celebratory look, as public representatives, bureaucrats, government servants, homemakers, pensioners, working professionals, former students, parents and several others visited the schools in their respective areas and played the role of a ‘teacher’ for the day under the state government’s ambitious ‘Mile Banche Madhya Pradesh’ campaign, held on Saturday.

  • No-tax budget this time

    Govt waiting for implementation of GST; no hike in VAT

  • ‘Political dialogue is absolutely critical’

    Indore : Irked over absence of Pakistan, Speaker of Afghanistan Assembly Abdul Raouf Ibrahimi said, “Pakistan is not here; the  reasons are best known to them. As a neighbouring nation we would have felt better if they were here.” He said like India, cross-border terrorism is very serious threat for Afghanistan.

  • People worry about kids when they play in Indus Town park

    BHOPAL : The stray animals roam freely in the park in Indus Town-phase 4 which lacks any fence or boundary wall. People living around the park fear their children of being chased or bitten by stray dogs in the park. In rainy season, it remains waterlogged due to poor drainage system.