Free Press Journal
  • DMK won’t come to power through back door: Stalin

    Mumbai : DMK Working President M.K. Stalin asserted on Saturday that his party would never come to power in Tamil Nadu through the “back door” despite there being tremendous political uncertainty in the state.

  • CBI denies minister phone tap

    New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday dismissed a phone-tapping incident of a Union minister by the agency in a section of the media as “completely false and malicious”.

  • Students protesting Fiesta will face action: DAVV VC

    Indore: Taking a tough stand on the ongoing protest for Fiesta – a cultural fest — at IIPS, DAVV vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad said that the students indulged in the protest will have to face music.  “We are going to act firmly against students skipping their classes for a cultural fest,” said Dhakad.

  • Tennis superstar Serena Williams ‘welcomes baby girl’

    Miami : Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl, US media reported, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon.

  • Hummels header edges Germany closer to Russia

    Prague : Mats Hummels’ late header sealed Germany a 2-1 win over the Czech Republic in Prague to leave the defending champions on the brink of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

  • Beaten up by police, NSUI leaders gherao control room seeking suspension

    Ujjain : More than 50 workers of the National Student Union of India (NSUI) and Congress party, ‘gheraoed’ the police control room on Saturday demanding the suspension of the sub-inspector and two other policemen for beating up NSUI leaders, Ambar Mathur and Pritesh Sharma in the university campus.

  • Mount Mary Church fair stalls to go to highest bidders

    Mumbai : The weeklong Mount Mary Fair, popularly known as Bandra Fair, which attracts lakhs of devotees, pilgrims and visitors alike, is set to begin from September second week, September 10 to be exact.

  • How Santiago is changing the way Indian boxers train

    Hamburg : Small changes can trigger big transformations. This is the philosophy that India’s Swedish boxing coach Santiago Nieva has applied in his training methods and has got the collective thumbs up of his wards within months of taking over.

  • Change PM in Cabinet reshuffle, says Congress

    New Delhi : As the Union Cabinet is all set to be reshuffled on Sunday, the Congress Party on Saturday said that if it is being done on the basis of work, then Prime Minister Narendra Modi should also be included as his was the worst.

  • CM approves new bicycle track across city

    Mumbai : Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in principle approved the MCGM proposal for a bicycle track for Mumbaikars with the slogan “Green Wheels along blue lines”.

  • Dry spell to continue for about five days

    BHOPAL : The dry spell will continue at least for five days in Madhya Pradesh. Rains will make a comeback during the second week of September in the state, the Met office forecast.

  • City boy becomes world’s youngest pilot at 14

    Ujjain : The city of Ujjain has added yet another feather to its cap, with Mansoor Anis becoming the world’s youngest pilot, flying a Cessna 152, at the age of just 14 in a minimum flying time of 25 hours. He broke the record of a German pilot, who was the youngest at the age of 15 and a US pilot at the age of 14, in 34 hours.

  • Traffic police send SMS to 3000 RLVD violators

    Indore : City traffic police sent SMS to 3,000 traffic rule violators on Saturday whose vehicles were caught by Red Light Violation Detection (RLVD) cameras at various squares of the city.

  • Learn how to jog for good health at ‘Running Club’

    BHOPAL : ‘Run Bhopal Run’ opened its first ‘Running Club’ at Siddharth Lake City on Saturday. As many as 50 participants in the area have participated in the club and knew the basics of running.

  • Component failure probable cause for satellite launch mishap

    New Delhi : India’s Bengaluru-based space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has had a pretty impressive track record for two decades, but its latest venture with a private space set-up suffered a rare failure on Thursday when the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) failed to launch a navigation satellite into its designated orbit.

  • Tamil Nadu braces for mass protest over Anitha’s death

    Chennai : Anticipating a massive protest over the death of a bright medical aspirant, Anitha, by sections of youth that is angry over the failure of the state and central governments in getting exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu, the police detained hundreds of youngsters as preventive measure.

  • Liverpool demanded 200m for Coutinho

    Barcelona : A leading Barcelona board member claimed Liverpool set an asking price of 200 million euros ($238 million) for midfielder Philippe Coutinho as the Catalan giants criticised the rampant inflation in the football transfer market.

  • Festival of sacrifice, Eid-ul-Adha celebrated with gaiety

    Ujjain : Eid-ul-Adha, also known as Bakr-id, was celebrated by the Muslim community on Saturday. Thousands performed the main namaz at Idgah under the guidance of city Quazi Khaliq-ur-Rahman at 7:45 in the morning and also prayed for peace and harmony in the country. Namaz was also performed at other mosques like Shahi Masjid, Fateh Masjid, Masjid Sarwan and others.