Free Press Journal
  • Sharath puts up a good fight, but falls short to Lin

    Mumbai : India’s Sharath Kamal Achanta after his flourish in the opening two rounds saw his good run come to a halt by Chinese Gaoyuan Lin in the men’s singles round of 32 match, of the 2017 World Table Tennis Championships, according to information received from Dusseldorf, here, on Saturday.

  • Several organisations line up progs for environment day

    BHOPAL : To promote the idea that for saving environment, just a day is not enough and to pledge for protecting nature, different organisations of youngsters are holding activities throughout the city. The activities are not just fun but also for promoting awareness about nature and environment.


    opening ceremony of Mahesh Navmi Utsav organised by Shree Maheshwari Mahila Sangathan and Maheshwari Yuva-Yuvti Sangathan was held at Ravindra Natya Grah recently. The gala event saw a number of programmes lined up for the occasion. Cultural programme was held to depict the rich culture and tradition of the country. Women club members were clad in traditional attire of Indian states as they were all set to present various folk dances before

  • NTPC Rihand organises aerobics, dance workshop

    Indore : Under the aegis of Vartika Mahila Mandal, NTPC Rihand organised a 15-days aerobics, dance workshop at Triveni Preksha Grah recently. President Shridevi Narendra was the chief guest at the function. In her address, she encouraged the organisation to keep up the tradition of organising such events as it is a good platform for children and women to showcase their hidden talents. “Aerobics and dance specially help in the physical development

  • 2 jawans killed as militants attack Army convoy

    Srinagar : Two jawans were killed and four others injured when militants attacked an Army convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday.

  • NCP, CPM skip challenge to hack voting machines

    New Delhi : The CPI(M) and NCP, the only two parties that agreed to accept the Election Commission’s EVM challenge, on Saturday did not take part in the test to prove the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs), with the former expressing satisfaction after a demo and the latter treating it as an academic exercise.

  • HC asks JSW to approach state pollution control board

    Mumbai : Bombay High Court has recently directed JSW Steel to make a fresh application before Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) for setting up a new plant at Tarapur, Palghar district. This comes after National Green Tribunal (NGT) turned down the company’s plea to set up the plant.

  • Rituals performed on the fifth day of Panchkalyanak

    Ujjain: On the fifth day of Panchkalyanak, mantra aradhana, adhivasana, tilakdan, mukhodghatan, netronmeelan, pran pratishtha, keval gyanotpatti and kewalgyan worships were performed.   Sermons were delivered by Muni Samatasagarji and Nishchaysagarji. At the  Panchkalyanak Mahotsav, president Sunil Jain, Ashok Jain, general secretary, Rajendra Luhadiya, Arvind Bukhariya, Bholendra Jain, Ashok Jain Chaiwale, Sunil Sogani, Shantinath, Nari Chetana Mandal, Shri Mahaveer Gyanpeeth and many other organisations gave their special contributions to make it successful.

  • And thereby hangs a tale

    unhappy Farmers put up nooses making their intent clear

  • Bidding dates for expressway extended due to tech glitches

    Mumbai : Fearing that a technical glitch in the online system would result in no bids for construction for the Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has extended the bidding dates till June 5.

  • Suarez cruises into 4th round at French Open

    Paris : Spanish woman tennis player Carla Suarez made it to the fourth round in the French Open after a straight sets win over Ukrainian Elena Vesnina on Saturday.

  • Mahesh Navami celebrated

    Ujjain : The procession of Lord Mahesh was held from Lakshmi-Narsinh temple on Saturday to mark Mahesh Navami, under the aegis of Maheshwari Samaj.