Free Press Journal
  • India beat Chile to win Hockey World League Round 2

    West Vancouver : India defeated Chile in the shoot-out in a pulsating contest to win the Women’s Hockey World League Round 2 and qualify for the World League Semi-final, here.

  • Pavlyuchenkova bests Kerber, wins 4th title

    The 25-year-old Pavlyuchenkova – who won the tourney in 2010, 2011 and 2013 – gained points by breaking the 29-year-old Kerber’s serve in the third and fifth games of the first set on Sunday. She then took advantage of errors committed by the German to break her serve in the 10th game and take the set 6-4, reports Efe.
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  • Boxer Devendro misses bus

    New Delhi : Some established names and a couple of rookies made for an interesting Indian boxing squad picked for the April-May Asian Championships in which two-time medallist L Devendro Singh could not find a place.

  • Saina withdraws from S’pore Series

    Singapore : London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Monday pulled out of the USD 350,000 Singapore Super Series to spend more time in training to improve her game ahead of the hectic international circuit.

  • Indore: Silicon City residents in tizzy over rising crimes in township

    Indore: Residents of Silicon City Township under Rajendra Nagar police station area are living in fear due to increasing incidents of crime. Few days ago, a woman trainer of special child Tina Rathore was shot dead in broad daylight by a miscreant in her institution. After this incident, the residents of township feel completely insecure.

  • Captain’s knock by Saurabh as Yogi CC dethrone Kandivali

    Mumbai : Skipper Saurabh Singh (50) and Omkar Ghule (41)  played stellar roles to pave the way for  Yogi Cricket Club’s 5-wicket win over defending champions Kandivali Cricket Association  in the final of the Gordhandas Shield Suburban cricket tournament played at Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana (Kandivali) here on Monday.

  • Islam Gymkhana into semis

    Mumbai : Left arm spinner Hitesh Kadam claimed five wickets and Hashir Dafedar scored a half-century to lead hosts Islam Gymkhana into the semi-finals, in the 68th Salar Jung Community Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament.

  • Narrow wins for Bosco ‘B’, Shishuvan

    Mumbai : Don Bosco ‘B’ and Shishuvan registered narrow wins to kick off their boys under-16 campaigns, in the Don Bosco Inter-School Basketball tournament, at Don Bosco, Matunga on Monday.

  • Indore: Doctors, nursing homes not to treat listed criminals

    Indore: Irate by frequent attacks on doctors and hospitals, Indian Medical Association Indore has decided not to treat listed goons or their family members, except emergency cases. IMA has also decided to put up list of listed criminals in all hospitals and nursing homes as a step for safety and security.

  • Indore: Development permission of Nexus Buildcon cancelled

    Indore: Following complaints, district administration has cancelled development permission of Nexus Buildcon colony in Mhow. Collector P Narahari cancelled the permission on Monday.

  • Indore: Incubation centre set up at Crystal IT Park

    Indore: The industry department has set-up a 35-seater incubation centre in Crystal IT Park. The centre would avail opportunity to those youths who wish to roll-out startup or those who recently passed out from colleges. Besides providing space at the center, mentoring through sector specialist is also being offered to them. So that they can set up their business in more organised manner.

  • Indore: Sindhi plays to be staged on April 16

    Indore: On the occasion of Jhulelal Jayanti, Sindhi Literature Academy and Sindhu Cultural Council will jointly stage Sindhi plays at Ravindra Natya Griha on April 16. A 20-member team of theater artistes of Ullas Nagar would stage the plays. Prakash Parwani of the council informed that Sindhu Glory award would be given to industrialist Girish Matlani on the day.

  • Indore: Pithampur development plan discussed

    Mhow: A discussion on business presentation was organised in DSOI complex by a consulting group’s team, including lieutenant general (retd) Madhav Datar, colonel (retd) KK Sharma, colonel Anurag Shukla and Vivek Jain. The discussion was aimed at developing industrial town Pithampur by taking the benefit of opportunities under Make in India. The contribution of retired officials in the same can be very useful for Pithampur’s businesses. Hence, a team of retired army

  • Indore: Grand procession marks Mahavir Jayanti

    Dewas: The birth anniversary of the 24th Jain Tirthankara (ford maker) Mahavir Swami was celebrated with great zeal and exuberance.  A grand procession was taken out with a chariot of lord Mahavira bedecked with silver decorations. The procession was welcomed by various religious, social, industrial and political organisations.  Religious programmes were performed under the guidance of Sadhvi Shuchipragya Shriji, Saumyavarsha Shriji and Ramyavarsha Shriji.  Inspired by Clean India campaign, Jain Society arranged

  • Indore: Maheshwari School magazine launched

    Mhow: Mhow Cantonment Board CEO Robins Balecha launched a magazine of Maheshwari School during a programme organised on the school campus here on Monday. The magazine features details of annual activities and functions of the school run by Maheshwari community. The event commenced with ‘Saraswati vandana’ followed by welcome address by Maheshwari education board president Kamalnayan Loya and Kishore Biyani. Addressing the programme, Balecha said that kids are the future of nation

  • Ujjain: Cyber cell to probe how I-T notice to MTMC went viral

    Ujjain: Income Tax department has issued a notice to Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee to make a payment of Rs 2 lakh as tax and this notice went viral on social media. Taking the matter seriously the Temple Management Committee is about to issue a notice to IT department and the committee also took help of police as to how the notice got viral. The administrator Awadhesh Sharma told Free Press that

  • Ujjain: Initiative taken to reduce beggars in city

    Ujjain: Attempts are being made to eradicate begging from the city. The initiative was taken by Swarnim Bharat Manch, which will apprise ADM Narendra Suryavanshi of its plan in coordination with state departments on Tuesday.

  • Parents complain about fee hike in five Mumbai schools

    Mumbai: Parents of five schools across the city have complained about the fee hike and other demands by schools. On Sunday, around 100 parents met Vinod Tawde, the minister for school education, higher and technical education, sports and youth welfare, minority development and Marathi Bhasha (language) and culture, to address the issues and demanded appropriate action against these schools.