Free Press Journal
  • Brazil beat Spain 2-1 Brazil beat Spain 2-1

    Kochi : A dominant Brazil made a strong statement of their top title contender status with a 2-1 victory over Spain in a Group D marquee clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

  • 65% of city’s kids immunised, BMC aims for 90% by 2018

    Mumbai : Over 90,000 children, below the age of five and partially immunised against polio, measles, Hepatitis B and others will receive immunisation from October 9 onwards. Mission Indradhanush, a scheme by the central government, will be implemented in the city to identify and attend to children absent from the immunisation circle.

  • UMC board meeting to take up major issues of city tomorrow

    Ujjain : Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) will convene its board meeting on Monday. Many major issues pertaining city will be discussed in the meeting where 54 corporators, mayor, officials of various departments and UMC commissioner will be present. The commissioner will reply to questions asked by corporators on development projects.

  • Niger beat North Korea

     Kochi :Debutants Niger got their campaign off to a positive start as they eked out a 1-0 win over North Korea in a Group D match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

  • Germany defeat Costa Rica 2-1

    Margao : A late goal by substitute Noah Awuku lifted Germany to a 2-1 win over Costa Rica in their opening match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

  • Delhi AICC asks Rahul Gandhi to be party chief

    New Delhi: The Delhi unit of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) passed a resolution on Saturday requesting vice president Rahul Gandhi to take over as party president.

  • Danish police find decapitated head of Swedish journalist

    Copenhagen : Danish police said on Saturday that divers had recovered the decapitated head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who vanished in August while interviewing a Danish inventor aboard his homemade submarine.  In a grisly case worthy of a Nordic noir thriller, Copenhagen police inspector Jens Moller Jensen told reporters that divers had found bags containing her missing clothes, her head and legs in Koge Bay, south of the

  • Three-day national mime festival begins today

    Ujjain : Three day national mime festival organised jointly by Madhya Pradesh Natak Lokkala Academy and Kalidas Sanskrit Academy in association with directorate of culture, MP government will be inaugurated by renowned theatre director Ratan Thiyam on Sunday.

  • Group D the toughest group, says I M Vijayan

    Kochi : Legendary former India footballer I.M.Vijayan on Saturday said that the Group D matches to be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in the U-17 FIFA World Cup will be the toughest and hence the best matches will be here.

  • Russia strikes kill 180 jihadists, mercenaries in Syria

    Moscow : Some 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow said on Saturday.

  • Dheeraj disappointed at India loss, despite praise by US coach

    New Delhi : Goalkeeper Moirangthem Dheeraj Singh was one of the top performers in India’s 0-3 thrashing by the United States but he was a disappointed man following the loss in the campaign opener of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here.

  • Trump rolls back Obamacare provision for free birth control

    Washington : US President Donald Trump’s administration annulled on Saturday an Obamacare provision that obliged employer health plans to pay for contraception, potentially stripping free birth control from millions of women.

  • Jazba Social Foundation to release first edition of monthly newspaper today

    Ujjain : The social and creative organisation of Muslim community ‘Jazba Social Foundation’ will launch first edition of its monthly newspaper in a function to be held in the presence of many prominent guests on Sunday at 8 pm. President Sarfaraz Qureshi and secretary Naeen Khan informed that the newspaper would publish career and government services-related news and information along with materials relevant to literature, environment, education, social and other significant matters

  • Construction of public restroom at Ramghat begins after long halt

    Ujjain : The construction of a two-storey building for public retiring at Ramghat resumed after a long halt. The contractors had stopped construction after members of a particular community damaged the building over some issues. As per information, the restrooms are being constructed under Maulana Azad Dargah at Ramghat which annoyed members of the community. The UMC commissioner convened a meeting of the agitated members to solve the issue following which construction

  • Contenders France eye winning start against New Caledonia

    Guwahati : France will look to replicate their European Championships success on the global stage as they kick off their campaign in the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a game against debutants New Caledonia here today.