Free Press Journal
  • Monsoon weakens, temps rise across state

    BHOPAL : With the break in monsoon in current week of August as it was forecast by meteorological department, day temperature soared all over the state. Consequently, high temperature and high humidity level also brought much discomfort for the citizens.

  • Indore News : Youth stabbed to death by minors, three arrested

    Indore : A 21-year-old youth was stabbed to death by five minors after a heated argument between them on some petty issue in Patnipura area on Saturday early morning. The youth was returning home with his two friends when the incident occurred. Police have arrested three of the minors and a search is on to nab other two accused.

  • 10-yr-old Akash cries for sister’s love this Raksha Bandhan

    Indore : While most brothers are excited to celebrate Raksha Bandhan by teasing their sisters with pranks and pampering them with gifts, 10-year-old student Akash Dubey is crying for his sister Anamika.

  • Mendis-Karunaratne script SL fight back

    Colombo : The resilient Sri Lankan pair of Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis displayed their best batting performance to keep India at bay after a first innings debacle guiding the hosts to 209 for 2 on the third day of the second Test.

  • Jadeja second fastest Indian to reach 150 Test wickets

    Colombo : Ravindra Jadeja became the second fastest Indian to reach 150 Test wickets, behind teammate Ravichandran Ashwin, when he bowled Dhananjay de Silva during the second Test against Sri Lanka.

  • Sena breathes fire at Delhi BJP chief for ‘crude’ dance

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena on Saturday trained its guns on ally BJP’s New Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari for his recent “street-level” performance in Varanasi and gyrating to “an awful Bhojpuri number”.

  • ‘Mendis batted beautifully’

    Colombo : India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin applauded Kusal Mendis for his spirited century in Sri Lanka’s second innings on the third day of the second Test here on Saturday.

  • Actor Aamir Khan’s flat plan put on hold

    Mumbai : BMC has put on hold its permission given to actor Aamir Khan to connect his four flats in an apartment building in Pali Hill area following a complaint filed by one of the residents.

  • Anand holds Carlsen to draw in Sinquefield Cup

    St. Louis (USA) : Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the third round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess Tour.

  • Pay case cost & provide admission: HC

    Mumbai : Coming the rescue of Solapur-based Yogeshree Patil (16), who was unable to complete the First Year Junior College procedure for admission, the Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Pune, to grant her admission for bungling in checking her answer papers and pay her Rs 7,500 as cost.

  • ‘Sweep was the best option for us against Ashwin, Jadeja’

    Colombo : Sri Lankan keeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has said that their batsmen planned to play the sweep against India’s spinners and used it to good effect in the second innings of the second Test.

  • Students smell a rat in demand for Mumbai varsity V-C’s scalp

    Mumbai : Anxiety and disappointment filled students after the prolonged delay by Mumbai University (MU) in declaring their results. It’s over two months now that the results are due, still over 200 results are yet to be declared. Youth wings of political parties have now entered the protest arena either to voice out their opinion or to create an imprint for the upcoming senate elections of the university.

  • Final list out, 19K students left out of FYJC

    Mumbai : Over 9,385 students eyeing for the First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions are still waiting for a seat in a college after the fourth merit list. The fourth merit list was the final round. These students will thus have to wait for the state education department to decide if there will be a fifth merit round for them.

  • Neymar waits as PSG make quick million on record investment

    Paris : Neymar will watch from the stands as Paris Saint Germain open their season Saturday but the French club have already clawed back around a million euros on their world record investment thanks to selling a staggering 10,000 shirts bearing the Brazilian’s name in just one day.