Free Press Journal
  • Oxford school students represent MP in athletics

    SEHORE : The students of Oxford Higher Secondary School are representing the state in the 33rd Junior National Athletics Championship, presently underway in Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Lanka marching towards lead

    Kolkata : Lahiru Thirimanne (51) and Angelo Mathews (52) struck half-centuries after Sri Lanka bowled out India for a meagre 172 as the visitors closed in on a first innings lead in the opening Test against India.

  • Bhopal emerges champ in school swimming tourney

    HOSHANGABAD : Bhopal division emerged at the top in the 63rd School Swimming Championship, which was held here from November 13-17. The swimmers of Bhopal Division won 94 medals, emerging at the top. Indore division bagged second position with 60 medals while Hoshangabad division won 44 medals and ended up at the third position. The Sagar division came last, winning only one bronze. The winners were feted by SP Arvind Saxena and

  • Shami injury not serious, says Cheteshwar Pujara

    Kolkata : Injury-prone Mohammad Shami walked off the field after failing to complete his 14th over but top order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara insisted that the injury was not “serious” and the pacer would be back in action today.

  • Create Stories to donate bags to underprivileged kids today

    Indore :Create Stories Social Welfare Society will be donating bags to underprivileged students under their initiative ‘Joyful Bag – Khushyion Ka Basta’ in various areas in the city on the eve of ‘Universal Children Day’ on Sunday.

  • ‘Expedite survey for Saubhagya scheme’

    REWA : The government has launched a scheme for providing electricity connections to all rural homes. Under the scheme christened Saubhagya Yojana, every power distribution centre is supposed to undertake survey of five village panchayats every fortnight to identify homes sans power connections. Electricity connections have been provided to 3,233 homes in Rewa district under the scheme. Surendra Tiwari, chief engineer, Rewa, convened a meeting of all executive engineers, assistant engineers and

  • After 17 yrs, Indian crowned Miss World

    Beijing: India’s Manushi Chhillar was on Saturday crowned as Miss World 2017 at a grand event held in Sanya in China. The 20-year-old medical student from Haryana had won Femina Miss India World 2017 in May this year. The announcement was made on the pageant’s official Twitter handle.

  • Game nicely balanced at Eden Gardens with two days to go

    Kolkata : Fighting fifties from Angelo Mathews (52) and Lahiru Thirimanne (51) helped Sri Lanka to within seven runs of the Indian first innings total, with six wickets in tact at stumps on day three. The duo played and missed with great regularity, but hung around long enough to reap rewards, when the bowlers erred in the desperation for wickets. They stitched the highest stand of the match so far, adding 99

  • 20-yr-old comes up with initiative to keep Mumbai beaches clean

    Mumbai : Malhar Kalambe may be just a final year student of Hinduja College and be just 20 years old, but he was so concerned by the state of Mumbai’s beaches that he has come up with a noble initiative  to keep them clean.

  • A camp before India’s SA tour

    Kolkata : The BCCI will squeeze in a camp for the Indian cricket team ahead of its gruelling South Africa tour, the Board’s acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary said on Saturday.

  • Cops interact with students

    NASRULLAGANJ : Under the Jansamvad programme launched by the MP Police, Niranjan Sharma, in-charge of the local police station and other staffers of the thana interacted with the students of Tarun Pushpa Higher Secondary School. They gave them tips on how to keep themselves safe from anti-social elements. The school director R B Malviya said that the school management and its staff will cooperate with the police in making society a better

  • Police need to develop innovative skills to meet new challenges: HC

    The police machinery will have to develop innovative skills to deal with law and order problems. Nobody can stop influx of people to these cities (Mumbai and Pune). It is not possible to control the activities of all those who are residing and those who are newly entering these places. Hence, it is for the police machinery to meet these challenges. Police officials must give up their habit of awaiting for leads

  • Love-Jihad? Former model says husband forced her to convert

    Mumbai : A 42-year-old former model has accused her husband of forcing her to convert to Islam. The couple – Hindu wife and Muslim husband – got married in 2005 and has a seven-year-old son. They live in Bandra (West).

  • Footprints @ IIM-I: Campus bustles with energy of over 200 ex-students

    Indore : ‘Footprints’, the two-day annual alumni meet witnessed a rousing start on Saturday, as the campus was bustling with the energy of over 200 ex-students, who went to every nook and corner of the campus reviving old memories.

  • No conspiracy by Gurgaon cops, says HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has observed that prima facie it did not appear the Gurgaon Police had hatched a conspiracy to kill gangster Sandeep Gadoli.

  • Son can’t be punished for father’s crime: SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court enunciated this principle to set aside disqualification of a Panchayat member of Maharashtra on account of encroachment by his father and grandfather.