Free Press Journal
  • Pro Kabaddi hikes prize money to `8 cr

    New Delhi : The Pro Kabaddi tournament has more than doubled its consolidated prize money to Rs eight crore for season 5, which commences on July 28 in Hyderabad.

  • Devotees make lakhs of Shivalingas

    SEHORE : A five-day event is underway at Vindhyavasini Devi Temple in the sacred month of ‘Shravan’. In this event, around 1.25 lakh Shivalingas are being made by the devotees. Addressing the function, former MLA Ramesh Saxena said it had started raining due to the blessings of Lord Bholenath. “The farmers were worried by the elusive rains for the past of couple days but now they are happy and elated”, he said.

  • Abhinav Bindra

    Abhinav Bindra seeks helpline for touring athletes

    New Delhi : India’s lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra has requested the Sports Ministry to set up a helpline for athletes travelling abroad to avoid the kind of hardships that para-swimmer Kanchanmala Pande faced recently due to lack of timely help.

  • Woman’s body lies on road for 5 hrs

    SHIVPURI : The body of a woman, who had died in a road accident on Friday morning, somewhere between the territorial jurisdictional areas of Charch and Sesaipura police station areas of Pohri sub-division, lay on the road for over five hours.

  • North Korea dismisses South’s peace proposal

    Pyongyang : North Korea’s state-run daily Rodong Sinmun on Saturday published an article branding the South Korean president’s offer of cross-border rapprochement as misleading.

  • Harikrishna suffers first loss

    Geneva : Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna suffered his first loss in the ongoing FIDE Grand Prix as he went down to Li Chao of China in the eighth round encounter.

  • Youth falls to death from third floor of building

    Indore : A youth fell to death from the third floor of a building under Khajrana police station jurisdiction late on Friday night. Police have sent the body for autopsy.

  • Corruption may hit CPEC: Expert

    Brussels : China is concerned about the impact of Pakistan’s rampant corruption on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), according to a leading European expert on South Asian affairs.

  • Keep close eyes on paid news: State Election Commissioner

    HOSHANGABAD  : All  necessary preparations should be made for the elections to Sarni, Aathner and Chincholi municipal committees in the Betul district. Special vigil should be maintained vis-à-vis law and order and paid news.

  • US seeks to boost defence ties with India, amends $622bn bill

    Washington : The 2018 US annual defence budget of about USD 621.5 billion passed by the House of Representatives seeks advancing of military cooperation with India, already a major defence partner of America.

  • Kisan Sangh members meet MLA

    Khandwa : Khandwa MLA Devendra Verma welcomed members of Kisan Sangh at his resident with flowers when they visited his place to make him aware about their plight on Saturday.

  • BJP corporator’s wife and son in hospital with swine flu

    Mumbai : Family members of BJP corporator Kamlesh Yadav were admitted to a hospital on Friday after they were infected with swine flu. Even as doctors said Yadav’s wife and son are stable, the corporator has blamed the BMC for failing to take proper precautions in controlling the menace of H1N1.

  • Lakshmanan wins gold in 5000m

    Guntur : Asian champion Govindan Lakshmanan grabbed a gold medal in men’s 5000m race while three meet records fell by the wayside on the opening day of the National Inter-State Athletics Championships.

  • Windscreens of 2 cars damaged

    Indore: Unidentified persons damaged windscreens of two cars in Somani Nagar under Aerodrome police station area on Saturday.

  • Maths genius Mirzakhani succumbs to cancer at 40

    Washington : Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian- born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40.