Free Press Journal
  • Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan to get Lata Mangeshkar Award

    Bhopal : Noted music composers Usha Khanna, Bappi Lahiri, Anu Malik and playback singers Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan have been selected for the Madhya Pradesh government’s prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar Award.

  • CR launches crackdown against touts

    MUMBAI: To curb the menace of unauthorised agents who book tickets online in bulk, sometimes using illegal software, and indulge in black-marketing, Central Railway (CR) has launched a massive drive against such activities across its five divisions. Teams of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and CR’s Commercial and Vigilance Departments conducted joint raids at several places over the last few days and seized illegally bought tickets besides making arrests, CR’s chief PRO Sunil

  • Cambridge varsity plans sexual relationships register

    London : Cambridge University is planning to introduce an official register to record relationships between academics and students as part of its crackdown on harassment and misconduct cases.

  • Coming soon to Mumbai! Firemen on bikes

    Fire department has procured 20 bikes, each costing Rs 11 lakh, which will have fire dousing instruments and a tanker carrying 40 to 50 litres of water on it.

  • US commanders stress ‘ironclad’ commitment to defend SKorea

    Busan, South Korea : US naval commanders have reiterated Washington’s “ironclad” commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited a South Korean port following a joint naval drill. Rear Admiral Brad Cooper, commander of Naval Forces Korea, said aboard the USS Ronald Reagan on Friday that the drills enhanced the allies’ ability to coordinate combine operations.  The five-day drills that ended Friday involved fighter

  • Painting workshop on Kalidas for school students

    Ujjain: In a bid to ensure participation of budding artists in this year’s Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh, a three-day painting workshop has been organised by the Kalidas Sanskrit Academy. Academy director Anand Sinha informed that school children below 18 years of age could participate in the workshop to paint their imaginations on the creations of Kalidasa. He said the workshop was organised as part of a pre-event exercise so that the young

  • Favourites Spain up against determined Iran

    Kochi : European champions Spain are the overwhelming favourites as they brace up to play rank outsider Iran in their quarterfinal match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Sunday.

  • Cong takes dig at PM’s Kedarnath barb

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited Uttarakhand to attend the closure ceremony of the 15th century Kedarnath shrines of Lord Shiva, narrated how his offer to rebuild it as then Gujarat chief minister after the June 2013 flood disaster was rejected by the UPA government, but said his wish to serve the “Baba” is fulfilled in 2017 with the launch of five reconstruction projects.

  • Dominant India maul Pak 4-0 to enter Asia Cup final

    Dhaka : A dominant India continued their unbeaten run in the tournament and thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 to sail into the final of the 10th men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Saturday.

  • UMC removes dilapidated portions of 80 year old building

    Ujjain : A team of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC), on Saturday morning, began demolition of a portion of an eighty year old four-storeyed building, which suddenly collapsed on Friday evening. A sizeable portion of house number 196, on the fourth storey, Saifi Mohalla, on RP Bhargava Marg, had  collapsed, being in a dilapidated condition.

  • Srikanth sails into Denmark Open final

    Odense : India’s Kidambi Srikanth stands one step away from his third Super Series Premier title after he dished out a superlative display to outwit Hong Kong’s Wong Wing Ki Vincent in straight games to reach the men’s singles final of the USD 750,000 Denmark Open, here on Saturday.

  • Manhunt on for GJM chief

    Darjeeling : The West Bengal Police has launched a massive manhunt in Darjeeling and its surrounding areas for the fugitive GJM supremo Bimal Gurung, who has been on the run for the past two months.

  • Three booked for attacking neighbours

    Indore: A case was registered against three persons for attacking their neighbour with sharp edged weapon in Dev Nagar area on Friday.