Free Press Journal
  • Players consider SA tour boycott over talks breakdown

    Sydney  : The Australian Cricketers’ Association executive meets tomorrow to decide whether players will boycott this month’s Australia A tour to South Africa after a failure to strike a new pay deal with Cricket Australia.

  • At last, rain pours down like honey

    Introduction of the spell of heavy downpour began with drizzling in some parts of the city at around 5.30 pm. However, sooner clouds opened up to pour down incessantly for hours, flooding several areas as well as roads of the city. Nevertheless, the spell also exposed how administration still remained to be helpless in front of monsoon, as traffic jams and choked drains compounded woes.

  • Jinping warns against challenging China’s authority over Hong Kong

    Hong Kong : Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that any efforts in Hong Kong “to challenge the power of the central government” are “absolutely impermissible”, as the territory on Saturday marked 20 years since its handover to Beijing from Britain.

  • I am like wine, maturing with age, says Dhoni

    North Sound (Antigua) : There has been an element of inconsistency in his batting form but Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes that he is like a vintage wine that tastes better with passage of time.

  • We the people shouldn’t use mobile phones while driving or riding

    Nobody needs a traffic cop to tell them it is illegal to talk or message on your mobile while riding or driving. Yet we find far too many riders and drivers breaking the law and thereby endangering their as well as others lives. SHIVAM DUBEY talks to a cross section of people to find out their reaction on this issue.

  • England recall Ballance for South Africa opener

    London : Batsman Gary Ballance has been give a chance to revive his England Test career after being named in the squad for next Thursday’s first Test against South Africa.

  • Mistaken as thief, youth thrashed

    Indore: A youth was badly beaten up by local residents on suspicion of thief near Nanda Nagar on late Friday night under Parsedhipura police station jurisdiction. According to police, the youth Ravi, resident of Sanjya Gandhi Nagar, was on his way home when his car was rammed by a motorcycle near Nanda Nagar. As the bikers and some local people started thrashing him, he fled the scene and took shelter in a

  • Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in English Channel

    Lille (France) : A tanker with 38,000 tonnes of petrol onboard and a 220-metre cargo ship collided on Saturday in the waters between France and Britain, but no injuries to the crew, mostly from India and China, have been reported, authorities said.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni, bowlers give India unassailable series lead

    North Sound (Antigua) : Mahendra Singh Dhoni  and the bowlers fashioned India’s 93-run win over a lacklustre West Indies in the third ODI, giving the visitors an unassailable lead in the five-match series here.

  • Students council members administered oath of office

    Indore : St Raphael’s Higher Secondary School in a gala investiture ceremony here on Saturday formed its students council and entrusted the new members with various posts to maintain discipline and culture in the school as well as execute other duties for the forthcoming academic session.

  • Maid booked for stealing jewellery

    Indore: A family lodged a complaint against their maid accusing her of stealing gold jewellery from their house near Manik Bagh Road on Friday. According to police, the accused Afsana Bi, resident of Gulzar Colony, had been working as a maid at the complainant Naved Ahmed’s house and allegedly stole golden jewellery from the house during October 2016 to December 2016. The family members informed police that on being questioned, she later

  • Now Malinga ill, advised rest

    Colombo : Sri Lanka’s controversial fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been diagnosed with a viral influenza and will sit out the second one-day international against Zimbabwe, the cricket board said.

  • Disgruntled doctor kills woman, injures six at New York hospital

    New York : A doctor fired from a New York hospital over a sexual harassment accusation returned to his former workplace with an assault rifle and shot dead a woman doctor and injured six others before taking his own life, the latest incident related to gun violence in the US.

  • All six prison staff accused of killing inmate arrested

    Mumbai : All the six prison staff of Byculla jail, including super Manisha Pokharkar, accused of beating an inmate, Manjula Shetya, to death, were arrested by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Saturday. While one of them, Bindu Naikade, was produced in court which sent her to police custody till July 7, the other five will be presented before the magistrate on Sunday.

  • Crime Round-up

    Rajendra Shinde Abduction Last man on the run heldSix among seven of the gang arrested earlier

  • GST will end ‘inspector raj’, boost economic growth, says Amit Shah

    Panaji : Hailing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday said that the new tax regime would accelerate the country’s economic growth and end the ‘inspector raj’.  The GST was formally launched in Delhi in a midnight function in Parliament.

  • 3 held for shaving heads of 25 pupils

    hair raising Teacher with the aid of two others tonsured the boys for not sporting  cropped hair,  During the mass hair cutting session two boys were enjured by scissors allegedly used by the trio.