Free Press Journal
  • Tim Southee out of third Test

    Wellington : New Zealand and South Africa were both hit by injuries on Thursday, two days from the start of the third Test, with Tim Southee ruled out and Quinton de Kock in doubt.

  • Now, Steve Waugh praises Captain Kohli

    “There’s probably elements of Ricky (Ponting) and myself in Virat Kohli’s captaincy, but having said that he’s his own man,” Steve Waugh was quoted as saying by cricket. com. au. (more…)

  • Bhopal: Congress leaders remember Bhagat Singh, Rajdev, Sukhdev

    Dhar: Congress party members remembered Bhagat Singh, Rajdev and Sukhdev on their 86th death anniversary at a programme organised here at district Congress headquarters where senior party members including city Congress president Gautam Prajapati, block Congress president Dr Jakir Patel, district Congress secretary Ashok Solanki, district Congress spokesman Rajesh Singh Patel and others paid floral tributes to the freedom fighters. Addressing the programme, Congress leaders said, “India will never forget their courage

  • de Kock in doubt for IPL-10

    New Delhi : South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock’s participation in the upcoming Indian Premier League was thrown into jeopardy on Thursday as he would require 4-6 weeks to recover from a finger injury that he sustained during the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington.

  • Bhopal: Patanjali yoga committee observes Shahid Diwas

    Guna: Patanjali Yoga committee organised a programme to observe the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru here at Swatantrata Park on Thursday. Municipal corporation president Rajendra Singh Saluja, BJP district president Radheshyam Parikh and state in charge Krishnayogendra Raghuvanshi along with several BJP members were present at the programme. All the members paid floral tributes to the freedom fighters.

  • Gujarat Lions’ feel Jadeja is ‘the man’

    Rajkot : Gujarat Lions owner Keshav Bansal on Thursday praised India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja but said his performance will be crucial for the team’s success in the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Ankur wins double trap gold

    Acapulco (Mexico) : Extending his good form, Ankur Mittal clinched the gold medal at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in the double trap event, pipping his Australian rival James Willet in the final in a world record equalling effort.

  • Bhopal: SDOP office running on pilfered power

    SEONI MALWA: The cops are supposed to prevent thefts and catch thieves. But what if the policemen themselves commit theft? This is what is happening in Seoni Malwa. The issue came to light when a team of the electricity department reached the office of the Sub-divisional Officer (SDOP) Ajay Sangar to check the power connection only to discover that the office was being run on pilfered power. There was no power connection

  • Fairytale end for Lukas Podolski

    Dortmund : Lukas Podolski admitted his Germany farewell could not have been scripted better after netting the superb winner in the 1-0 friendly win over England.

  • Rohit, Kedar ruled out of Deodhar Trophy

    New Delhi : Mumbai batsman Rohit Sharma and his India teammate Kedar Jadhav were on Thursday ruled out of the upcoming Deodhar Trophy one-day tournament due to injuries.

  • Meghalaya to host Nat’l Games

    Shillong : Meghalaya will be hosting the National Games 2022 coinciding with the 50th year of the creation of the state, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Zenith M. Sangma informed the assembly on Thursday.

  • Joshna out of British Open

    Chennai : India’s campaign ended at the British Open Squash championship in London with the second round defeat of Joshna Chinappa against Egyptian Raneem El Welily. Joshna, only Indian left in the fray after Dipika Pallikal fell earlier, lost 8-11 7-11 7-11 to the third seed. The Indian, who beat the Egyptian in 2015 Qatar Classic, never got going as Raneem showed a better mix of strokes to post a win in 27

  • Bhopal: CD of songs on Narmada launched

    SHIVPURI: A CD of devotional songs on Ma Narmada was released by collector Om Prakash Shrivastava at his office on Thursday. The songs have been written by Dileep Nayak, jailor of Karera sub-jail. Collector Shrivastava congratulated Nayak. In his songs, Nayak has written about the religious importance of the Narmada Seva Yatra, which was launched on 11 December 2016 and will conclude in May, 2017. The Yatra will be passing through 16

  • Bringing Lee-Hesh together again a great move: Naresh

    Kolkata : Former Davis cup captain Naresh Kumar on Thursday hoped Indian tennis superstars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi can set their differences aside and make their chemistry work when Uzbekistan comes calling for the second round of the Asia/Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup tie, beginning on April 7.

  • Bhopal: Will reveal your report card in May says CM to MLAs

    BHOPAL: Addressing the BJP legislature party meeting at his home on Thursday, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said a survey was underway in the state to assess the standing of the MLAs in their constituencies.

  • Mumbai FC sign Barreras

    Mumbai : Mumbai FC have appointed Spaniard Óscar Bruzón as the Head Coach for the remainder of the I-League 2016-17 season. Bruzón takes charge after coach Santosh Kashyap and Mumbai FC parted ways early this month.