Free Press Journal
  • Sushma dismisses reports of running for President’s post

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, considered a possible contender in the Presidential race, on Saturday sought to suggest that she was not in it as BJP President Amit Shah said “all names” would be considered, a day before he meets Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who has pitched for RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat or agro-scientist M.S. Swaminathan for the top post.

  • Seminar on GST for druggists and chemists

    Ujjain : To understand complexities of the Goods and Service Tax, the district chemist and druggist association organised a seminar for its members at Vikram Kirti Mandir on Saturday.

  • Need check-up of woman who bobbitised godman, say Kerala police

    New Delhi : Kerala Police on Saturday sought a lie detector and brain mapping test and a detailed medical check up of a 23-year-old woman who had last month told police she bobbitised a ‘godman’ while resisting his rape attempt.

  • Srikanth in Indonesia Open final

    Jakarta : K Srikanth was at his grittiest best as he shocked world No.1 Son Wan Ho for a place in the final but giant-killer H S Prannoy’s battle ended in agony at the USD 1,000,000 Indonesia Super Series Premier, here on Saturday.

  • BJP told SC it won’t implement Swaminathan report: Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the BJP has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court, stating that it won’t implement the Swaminathan Committee report, which promises 50 per cent profit to farmers.

  • Shaurya set for triple crown; Double for Ashlesha Trehan

    Mumbai : Junior Shaurya Pednekar produced  stupendous display as he is set himself for a triple crown on the penultimate day of the MCF -All Mumbai 4-Star Ranking Table Tennis tournament, hosted by Mandpeshwar Civil Federation at their Sports Complex at here on Saturday. In the process, he knocked out the top men’s seed Mandar Hardikar in an action-packed  semifinals. He takes on another giant- killer Shivam Das, a 15-year-old lad, who

  • India crush Canada ahead of Pak clash

    London : India put up an impressive first-half display to dismantle Canada 3-0 for their second consecutive victory in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final Pool B here on Saturday.

  • DMK seeks fresh vote of confidence

    Chennai : The opposition DMK on Saturday petitioned Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao to order a fresh Vote of Confidence in the state assembly and order a probe by agencies under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

  • Anand draws with Carlsen; finishes seventh

    Stavanger (Norway) : Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Current world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and finished tied seventh after the end of the ninth and final round of Altibox Norway chess tournament.

  • Nation’s faith in Army remains intact: Prez

    Pune : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said in the rapidly changing environment, the nation’s faith in the armed forces has remained unshaken.

  • Khar Squash: Upset wins for Shant, Aelina

    Mumbai : Seeded lower down the boys’ under-11 order at 9/16, Shaurya Shah and Neil Paswan made premature second round exits, in the Khar Gymkhana-SYSKA Open Squash Tournament, on Saturday.

  • Circumstances-based, says Army chief on human shield incident

    Hyderabad : Maintaining that the Army has a very good human rights record, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said the incident of a Kashmiri man being used as a ‘human shield’ against stone pelters was circumstances-based and could not be made a standard operating procedure to deal with such situations.