Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Auto drivers booked for snatching cell phones

    Ujjain: Two auto drivers were booked by the Government railway police (GRP) for snatching mobiles from passengers. Based on a complaint filed by a victim, Sanju Bairagi, a resident of Chintaman, and CCTV footages, the police arrested Shahrukh and Shahnawaz, residents of Maharajwada area on Wednesday night. TI Vipin Batham said 4 mobile phones were recovered from the accused during investigation and their auto rickshaws were also seized.

  • New Indian team jersey launched by BCCI CEO

    Mumbai : The CEO of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Rahul Johri, on Thursday launched the new Indian team jersey with official team sponsors Oppo’s name on the shirt’s front here, in the presence of some top officials of the Chinese mobile phone firm. The Indian men cricketers are to sport the new blue jersey during the ICC Champions Trophy tournament starting in England on June 1.

  • ‘Never expected such ouster’

    Bengaluru : Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Stuart Binny on Thursday said his side did not expect to be out of reckoning in IPL-10 so soon and conceded that it has been difficult for the players to motivate themselves after the fiasco.

  • Ujjain professor wins 1st prize in international poem competition

    Ujjain: Professor of Government Kalidas Girls College, Vandana Gupta, has won the 1st prize in a Hindi poem competition held by an international magazine ‘Setu’, published from Pittsburgh, USA. She received a prize money of 125 USD for her poem. Setu is a bilingual monthly magazine published in Hindi and English and its editorial panel consists of talented Hindi and English authors, poets, journalists and critics from across the world. It conducted

  • ‘Would rate Stokes’ century better than Tripathi’s 93’

    Kolkata : Rising Pune Supergiants’ middle- order batsman Manoj Tiwary ternmed Rahul Tripathi’s 93 as an “outstanding knock” but rated Ben Stokes’ century against Gujarat Lions as a “better” one simply for the adverse situation in which he scored those runs.

  • Ujjain: Youth tonsured for molesting nurse

    Ujjain: A youth, was allegedly tonsured at Sudama Nagar area on Thursday for molesting a girl. The girl, a nurse in a government hospital was repeatedly molested by Juned, a resident of Chhindwara, for spurning his advances and consequent demands for marriage.

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    Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Nottinghamshire

    London : Senior India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is set to return on county circuit for a short stint with Nottinghamshire as cover for Australian pacer James Pattinson.

  • Juventus close on CL final

    Monaco : Gonzalo Higuain scored both goals as an imperious Juventus beat Monaco 2-0 in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday to take a huge step towards next month’s final in Cardiff.

  • Ajax clobber Lyon 4-1 in Europa League semi-final

    Amsterdam : Ajax took a big step in their quest for a first European title in 21 years, thrashing Olympique Lyon 4-1 in the first leg of their Europa League football semi-final here.

  • Mumbai: World’s first Ladies Special suburban train completes 25 years

    Mumbai: The world’s first ‘Ladies Special’ suburban train completed 25 years on Thursday since its maiden run in Mumbai on May 5, 1992. The milestone of dedicating an entire train exclusively for women helped the estimated one million-plus Mumbai women commuters to travel safety to and from their homes and workplaces.

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    330kg less, 83 days later, Eman Ahmed says bye to Mumbai

    Mumbai: Eighty-three days after she landed in Mumbai, Egyptian national Eman Ahmed, once the heaviest woman in the world at 500kg, left the city on Thursday evening. The 37-year-old was discharged from Saifee hospital at around 12.40 pm for treatment in the UAE.

  • India keeps up the pressure, Pakistan cries provocation

    New Delhi: The Indian Army does not reveal plans before executing them, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday, indicating possible retaliation to the Pakistan military beheading two Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Now, taking school to street children of Pune

    Pune: The ubiquitous scene of wandering school drop-outs at traffic points, near shops and around cinemas is not exactly an eye-catcher here. Yet, the situation has not changed even with the government’s annual ritual of surveys to identify these children and include them in mainstream education. Government officials, experts and educationists are at a loss as to how to reduce the number of such children by putting them in schools.

  • New revenue policy shocker to Thane’s power cut woes

    Thane: In this scorching summer, imagine a day’s life without electricity! This is exactly what is happening to millions of Thane district residents on Thursday, courtesy the “strange” government policies.