Free Press Journal
  • Maverick Aces bounce back with two wins

    Mumbai : Maverick Aces scored back-to-back victories over Super Smashers and Solitaire Shuttlers, and propelled their position from bottom of the table to be tied at the top with Rajdhani Royal and Solitaire Shuttlers at the end of the third round in the third edition of the NSCI Badminton League at the NSCI badminton courts, Worli.

  • Kshirsagar pond in pathetic condition

    Ujjain : The Ujjain Municipal Corporation’s utter neglect of the Kshirsagar pond has troubled people living in the locality, as well as trespassers no end. Foul smell emanating from the pond due to poor maintenance has deteriorated the water of the pond and any action by the UMC was taken only after the media highlighted the problem. Unfortunately, the situation has since aggravated, even after dead fish were removed from the pond.

  • BRICS reaffirms commitment on competition

    A joint declaration on Friday pledging continued efforts to implement policies and practices that encourage competitiveness.

  • Police bust gang of mobile thieves

    Thane : The mobile phone of a photojournalist’s wife was stolen recently and the railway police swung into action, leading to the arrest of four gang members.

  • Sajandas Joshi takes sole lead

    Mumbai : FM Sajandas Joshi scored a decisive victory against overnight joint leader, Ketan Patil to jump into the sole lead at the end of the seventh round of the SBI Life Chess Festival of Russia FIDE Rating Chess Tournament in progress here at Cultural Centre of Russia.

  • Ready to screen ‘Padmavati’ after CBFC nod: Film makers

    New Delhi : The makers of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” are willing to show the epic drama to anyone doubting its content, but only on getting a green signal from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

  • Mediation awareness camp organised

    Ujjain : A mediation awareness camp was organised at the Bar Association Auditorium here, on Saturday. On the occasion, district and sessions judge BK Shrivastava said mediation provides a platform wherein both the parties (appellant and respondent), could make their submissions openly. This process exclusively helps to dispose-off disputes, adding that more and more cases should be sorted out through the mediation process during the national Lok Adalat on December 9. Retired

  • Custodial death of robbery accused: 7 cops suspended

    Aniket Kothale, who was arrested by Sangli City Police on November 6, along with another man in a robbery case, died in police custody. The police had allegedly tried to burn his body twice to destroy evidence.

  • Srikanth pulls out of China Open

    New Delhi : Star India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has pulled out of the China Open due to a niggle but will be back in action after a week’s rest at the Hong Kong Super Series where he will have the chance to reach the World No. 1 ranking.

  • MBMC engineer in dock for defying eco rules

    Bhayandar : Illegal dumping of construction debris and garbage has already sounded the death knell for vast stretches of lush mangrove cover and wetlands.

  • Australia frustrated in Honduras draw

    San Pedro Sula (Honduras) : Australia edged closer to a place in the 2018 World Cup finals after grinding out a hard-fought 0-0 draw with Honduras in their Asia- CONCACAF playoff. Socceroos striker Tomi Juric missed golden chances in each half yesterday as the Australians dominated a physical Honduras side without managing to find a precious away goal at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano.

  • Peru plays out goalless draw against NZ

    Wellington : Peru played out a goalless draw against New Zealand here on Saturday in the first leg of the play-off for World Cup Russia 2018.

  • MBMC turns to Ayurveda to fill doctors’ vacancies

    Bhayandar : Facing an acute shortfall of allopathic practitioners to provide treatment at its hospitals and primary health centers (PHC), the health department of the Mira Bhayandar Municpal Corporation (MBMC) has now turned to Ayurveda graduates to fill up the vacancies.

  • Names do matter: No ‘Nude’, no ‘Sexy’ in Goa

    New Delhi : Not to be confused. It is not applied to the Goa beaches. It has been enforced on the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from November 20 to 28.

  • Errant contractor taken to task

    Ujjain : Mayor Meena Jonwal has called for action against a contractor who constructed a ‘nallah’ at ward number 45, for gross irregularities during construction. She along with mayor-in-council members and senior Ujjain Municipal Corporation officials conducted inspection of different development and construction works being carried out in Freeganj area and detected irregularities in the ‘nallah’ construction at ward 45.

  • Pollution in North severe, Varanasi tops list

    New Delhi : Cities across North India continued to be ‘severe’ on the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday, as per the report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), reports ANI.