Free Press Journal
  • Bhanwari Devi is alive: Accused Indira Bishnoi to Jodhpur court

    Bhanwari, posted as an auxiliary nurse midwife at a sub- centre in Jaliwada village, around 120 km from Jodhpur, had gone missing on September 1, 2011. She disappeared after a CD allegedly showing then Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna in compromising position with the 36-year-old nurse was aired by some news channels.

  • Jelena is the champion

    Paris : Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win her maiden Grand Slam title and become the lowest-ranked champion in French Open history.

  • 32-yr-old held for raping step-daughter

    BHOPAL : Police arrested a 32-year-old man allegedly for raping her 11-year-old step-daughter on Saturday at Nishatpura. The accused was raping the victim for the past one and a half months and also used to show her obscene videos on his mobile phone. He was arrested after his wife lodged a complaint against him in the police station.

  • Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka to meet in men’s final

    Paris : Strong title contender Rafael Nadal and Swiss star Stan Wawrinka won their respective semi-finals in contrasting fashion to enter the men’s singles final at the French Open tennis tournament here.


    The three-day kids centric ‘Bal Natya Mahotsav’ kickstarted on Saturday at Mai Mangeshkar Sabha Grah with the joint aegis of Dev Putra, Tarun Manch and Mukt Samvad. This seventh edition of the festival witnessed seven Hindi and eight Marathi plays that were staged throughout the day by kids. The festival commenced with childlike vigour and enthusiasm by Ahilya Natya Mandal’s ‘Arjun Ki Talash’ directed by Sarthak Upadhyay. This was followed by Prayas’

  • Three men, 96 children: Pak’s population booms

    Bannu (Pakistan) : Three men who have fathered nearly 100 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan’s skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years.

  • Lalu-Prasad-Yadav

    ‘BPL card holder gifts land worth `1 cr to Lalu family’

    Patna : Lallan Chaudhary, a BPL card holder of Siyadih village in Siwan district has gifted land worth Rs one crore to Mrs Rabri Devi and Hema Yadav, daughter of RJD president Lalu Prasad.

  • Rs 3-cr cultural hall to come up in district

    MORENA : A cultural hall would be constructed at Karahdham in Dhanela village panchayat area. The foundation stone for the building was laid by health and family welfare minister Rustam Singh. On this occasion, Munshilal, chairman of poultry corporation, district BJP chief Anup Bhadoria, Sumaoli MLA Satyapal Singh Silarwar, collector Vinod Sharma, district panchayat CEO Anurag Verma and others were present.

  • Rutuja Bhosale lifts ITF title

    Aurangabad : Wild card Rutuja Bhosale capped her fine run by clinching the singles title as she stopped the winning run of teenage rival Mahak Jain in the USD 15,000 Endurance Aurangabad Open Women’s ITF Tennis Championships here on Saturday.

  • Russia calls for dialogue over Qatar crisis

    Moscow : Moscow called on Saturday for dialogue between Qatar and its neighbours in the Gulf, promising help in mediating the crisis, as Russia’s foreign minister met his Qatari counterpart.

  • Rosario town braces for Messi’s wedding

    Rosario : Soccer superstar Lionel Messi’s Argentine hometown is preparing to host footballing and showbiz celebrities when he marries childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo this month in Latin America’s wedding of the decade.

  • Prez visits Pitambara Shaktipeeth temple

    BHOPAL : President Pranab Mukherji, on Saturday, had darshan at Pitambara Shaktipeeth temple at Datia. The President offered flowers at Amriteshwar Mahadev (Samadhi) and Jalabhishek at Vankhadeshwar Mahadev on the temple premises.


    The two-day drama festival organised by Sanand Nyas commenced on Saturday at Devi Ahilya Vishvavidyalaya’s UCC auditorium. President Sudhakar Kale and secretary Jayant Bhise informed that plays were staged by Mumbai based Vipra Christians and Rohit Entertainment along with Ramu Bhaiya Datte Group, Rahul Burpate Group, Mama Majumdar Group and others Photos by- Dilip Lokre