Free Press Journal
  • India eyes whitewash Sri Lanka in T20I

    Mumbai : With the series already in their pocket, India will look to give some of the bench players a chance but there will be no let-up in the intensity as they eye a complete whitewash against Sri Lanka in the third and final T20I on Sunday.

  • Indore : Mobile app to generate instant e-way bill launched for trial run

    Indore : In an effort to implement the e-way Bill system in state effectively, State Goods and Service Tax (SGST) department launched mobile version of e-way Bill system on Saturday. The new system would be implemented in the state from February 1.

  • Heavy container topples at Pen, severe traffic jam on highways

    Mumbai : A heavy container toppled at Amrutanjan bridge, Pen near Raigad on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday early morning disrupting vehicular traffic till Saturday late night. The incident occurred in the early morning.

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    Eknath Khadse says ACB has no right to file FIR

    Nagpur : A day after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stated that the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will probe Eknath Khadse’s land purchase matter, Khadse challenged the ACB’s action and said that it had no right to arrest anyone till the person was found guilty.

  • Vijender trumps – Retains WBO Oriental & Asia Pacific pro boxing titles

    Jaipur : Vijender Singh belatedly went into the offensive to defend his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific Super middleweight titles with an unanimous verdict over African champion Ernest Amuzu here Saturday night, continuing his unbeaten run in the pro circuit.

  • Gang rape Verdict – Women residents express mixed feelings

    BHOPAL : The women in the city have welcomed the fast track court’s order of giving life term to four accused in gang rape case on Saturday. The court found them guilty of raping a coaching institute’s student near Habibganj railway track on October 31.

  • Vehicle-free Sunday to promote cycling

    Ujjain : District Cycle Polo Association is organising a cycle awareness campaign to make people aware of environment protection and cycling. During the campaign, to be held on Sunday, citizens will be sent a letter to join ‘Vehicle free Sunday’. A cycle rally will also be organised from Tower Chowk at 5 pm. After passing through various areas and routes, it will conclude at the starting point.

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    Pankaj Advani and Amee Kamani defend National 6-Red titles in style

    Chennai : Pankaj Advani of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board added another national title to his collection of trophies, beating Railways’ Kamal Chawla 7-3 today in the final of the 7th National 6-Red Snooker Championship here on Saturday.

  • ASI hangs self from wireless tower; blames seniors for torture

    BHOPAL : Blaming mental torture by higher-ups, Satish Raghuvanshi, an ASI posted in the Bahadarpur police station of Ashok Nagar district, committed suicide by hanging himself from the wireless tower near the police station. His body was found hanging from the tower on Saturday at 6 am, following which his relatives and the members of his community kicked up a ruckus. Later, TI B S Gaur and SI Ravi Kaushal were suspended.

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    Jabalpur’s Sampada tops MPPSC-2017

    Indore : Sampada Saraf of Jabalpur topped state civil service exam-2017, final results of which were announced by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) on Saturday. She scored 1000 out of 1575 marks and has been selected for the post of a deputy collector.

  • Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pak firing on Line of Control

    Jammu : Pakistani troops opened fire on an Indian Army patrol, killing a Major and three soldiers, along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Saturday, officials said. The latest violation of the ceasefire agreement took place at a time when Chief Minister Meh-booba Mufti was camping in Rajouri district headquarters to address people’s grievances, they said.

  • Why should singing Vande Mataram bother anybody, asks Venkaiah Naidu

    Shirdi : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday wondered why should anybody have a problem with singing “Vande Mataram”, which meant salutations to the mother, a song that inspired millions during the country’s freedom movement.

  • 75th Raising Day of 77 Mountain Brigade or ‘Chindits’ 

    Harchura (Assam) : The Army’s 77 Mountain Brigade also known as ‘Chindits’ on Saturday celebrated its 75th Raising Day Platinum Jubilee at its Counter Insurgency training centre at Harchura near Balipara in Sonitpur district.