Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: 10 State Administrative Service men shifted

    BHOPAL: The state government, on Saturday, announced new postings of 10 officers of State Administrative Service. Ramprasad Gehlot, land acquisition officer, NVDA, Manawar, Dhar has been posted as deputy commissioner, land records, Ujjain.

  • EU adopts tough Brexit talk’s stance

    Brussels : European Union leaders unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels on Saturday, in a show of unity ahead of two years of tough talks with Britain.

  • Highflyers grounded : Comprehensive Pune shut play-off door for fancied RCB

    Pune : Formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore led by India captain Virat Kohli became first team to be thrown out of contention for play-offs after a humiliating 61 -run defeat against Rising Pune Supergiant in an Indian Premier League encounter, here on Saturday.

  • British Sikh aspires to become first turban-wearing MP

    London: A British Sikh local politician has been selected by the Opposition Labour party as its candidate for the June 8 general election and hopes to become the first turban-wearing MP in the House of Commons. Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, known as Tan, will be hoping to hold on to the Slough constituency, where previous Labour MP Fiona Mactaggart won by a majority of 7,336 (15.2 per cent) in the 2015 election. “I

  • North Korea tests missile, fails

    Seoul : North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from an area north of Pyongyang on Saturday, a news agency report said, but it failed seconds after it was launched.

  • On song KKR against defending champs

    Hyderabad : A keen contest is on the cards when the rampaging Kolkata Knight Riders clash with defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in a second phase league match of the IPL here today.

  • Bhopal: Administration helpless before builders’ lobby

    SHIVPURI: Almost every day the town witnesses one or the other demonstration or protest against the severe drinking water crisis that has come to grip almost all localities of the town. But even as the people are running from pillar to post for fulfilling their need for water, the builders are merrily digging tube wells and using the water for construction work. During summers, the administration bans sinking of tube wells.

  • Bhopal: Chief minister blesses 251 newly-wed couples

    HOSHANGABAD: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blessed 251 couples, who tied the know at a mass marriage ceremony organised under the Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana at Bairam Ashram at Budhni, located at the confluence of Narmada and Tawa rivers, on Saturday. On this occasion, PWD minister Rampal Singh, MP Warehousing Corporation chairman Thakur Rajendra Singh, Salkanpur Devi Dham Trust chairman Mahesh Upadhyaya, Sohagpur MLA Thakur Vijaypal Singh, Ramakant Bhargava and local people’s representatives were present.

  • Support of my countrymen gives me energy, says Rashid

    Mohali : Afghanistan’s leg-spinner Rashid Khan says the entire country watches Indian Premier League and the support of the people back home gives him energy to perform better in the cash-rich T20 tournament.

  • Bhopal: ‘Officers should work in tandem with people’s reps’

    HOSHANGABAD: Chairing the meeting of state planning committee at the meeting hall of the district panchayat here on Friday, minister incharge Surya Prakash Meena directed the officers to work with sincerity. He said people’s representatives and officers should work in tandem to ensure that the benefits of the schemes launched for the welfare of the poor reached them. The officers should have regular interaction with people’s representatives and they should act promptly on suggestions

  • Can still come back in title race: Marsh

    Mohali : Kings XI Punjab have lost five of their eight games so far but top-order batsman Shaun Marsh feels the team can still pull itself back into the title race of the ongoing Indian Premier League.

  • Battle of survival for Punjab & Delhi

    Mohali : Struggling teams Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab take on each other in an IPL match here today as they desperately seek to get back to winning ways to stay in the hunt for a play-offs berth.

  • Jehan on pole position in Formula 3

    Monza (Italy) : Jehan Daruvala created history by becoming the first Indian racer to occupy pole position in the FIA Formula 3 European Championships in the qualifying session for Round 2 here.

  • Bhopal: New variant of Sonalika tractors launched

    SAGAR: A new variant of Sonalika tractors was unveiled at Sakshi Tractors and Motors at a function at Hotel Ram Saroj Palace on Saturday. On this occasion, Virendra Patel, director of Sakshi Tractors and Motors, welcomed the guests. The new tractor of the Sikandar Series runs on a HDM engine. Its weighs 2,080 kgs and attains a maximum speed is 35 km per hour. Keys of the new tractor were handed over to 11

  • Ramkumar and Paes into finals

    Tallahassee (Florida) : Young Indian Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramanathan and legendary Leander Paes have reached the singles and doubles final of the ATP Challenger event in Tallahassee after winning their respective semi- finals, here. Ramkumar battled past Andrea Arnaboldi 6-2 5-7 6-4.  Paes-Lipsky, overcame Rob-erto Quiroz and Gonzalo Escobar 6-1 6-7 (10-3) in the semis.

  • Bhopal: Campus placement for nursing students at BIMTS

    Burhanpur: Thane-based Jupiter Hospital Thane organised a campus placement for the final year nursing students of Professor Brijmohan Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences on Friday. As many 45 students of BSc nursing final year appeared for the interview and out of them 23 were selected for the nurse staff. The students of the college were interviewed for the staff nurse selection.

  • Villarreal thump Gijon in La Liga

    Villarreal (Spain) : A solid Villarreal CF beat Sporting Gijon 3-1 to sustain their hopes of finishing fifth in the Spanish football league and securing a spot in next season’s Europa League.