Free Press Journal
  • Saudi elites released after ‘settlements of corruption’

    Riyadh : Prominent businessmen in Saudi Arabia, detained in November in an anti-corruption purge, have been released after reaching financial settlements with the Kingdom authorities, a media report said.

  • ‘IPL is a platform for money-laundering’

    Kolkata: As money was spent without inhibition by team owners on the first day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in Bengaluru, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi slammed the cash-rich T20 cricket league, saying it is a platform for money-laundering and that he hasn’t seen “anything so cheap going so expensively”.

  • Array of colourful tableaux marks R-Day in city

    Ujjain : The main flag hoisting programme on Republic Day was organised at Dussehra Maidan. Chief guest, energy minister, Paras Jain hoisted the flag after which the national anthem and Madhya Pradesh song were played. The chief guest inspected the parade and read the message of the Chief Minister. Balloons were also released to give a message of peace. Jain also honored freedom fighters and fighters for democracy, by presenting them with

  • R-Day celebrated at UN, US

    Washington : Scores of diplomats including ambassadors of four of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council – Russia, China, France and Britain – attended one of the largest Republic Day receptions outside India at the UN headquarters, besides events across the US as well.

  • Power-Play

    Owners flex money might to add muscle to teams

  • Saina enters final of Indonesia Masters

     Jakarta : Saina Nehwal made a perfect start to the new season, reaching the women’s singles final of the USD 350,000 Indonesia Masters with a thrilling straight-game win over world no 4 Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand here.

  • India beat Japan 4-2; enter 4-nation tournament final

    Hamilton (New Zealand) : Indian men’s hockey team defeated Japan 4-2 to remain unbeaten in the second-leg of the Four-Nation Invitational Tournament, here on Saturday.

  • Man dies after falling from stairs

    Ujjain: A man Pravesh (30), resident of Rishi Nagar, died after falling from a spiral staircase on Saturday morning. The man was declared dead on arrival at the civil hospital. The family allegedly said that the man died after falling from the stairs but police suspected foul play and sent the body for post mortem. The reason behind death will be clear after the postmortem report is received.

  • students here know how to build furniture, but find it difficult to spell the word

    Mumbai : At this school, students know how to build furniture, but find it difficult to spell the word. Students can conduct a scientific experiment, but cannot pronounce the big scientific words. These students of Punarutthan Samarasta Gurukulam School at Pimpri-Chinchwad are skilled, but face difficulty in speaking English and writing in it.

  • City celebrates Republic Day with enthusiasm, patriotic spirit

    Ujjain : The 69th Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic spirit in various educational, cultural and official institutions. Young and old were seen imbued with the spirit of patriotism.

  • Shiv Sena out on the streets to protest against inflation

    Nashik : Mocking the BJP-led government at the Centre for the rising prices of vegetables and essential commodities, irate Shiv Sena laid siege to the busy Dwarka chowk in Nashik on Saturday and staged a rasta roko. The rasta roko caused heavy traffic congestion and police had to intervene and remove the agitators.

  • Top stars in action at India’s richest boxing tourney ever

    New Delhi : Indian boxing’s revival march will touch another milestone when the country hosts the inaugural India Open for men and women here from today in a field which would feature boxers from traditional powerhouses such as Cuba and Kazakhstan among others.

  • Fire razes commercial complex

    Mumbai : A fire broke out in a commercial complex in suburban Goregaon on Saturday morning, civic officials said. The blaze erupted at Cama Estate around 8 am, an official of the Disaster Control Cell of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

  • Guv hails Custom’s contributions to nation building

    MUMBAI: Observing that the role of Customs department is crucial in preventing explosives, arms and ammunition, contraband goods and fake currency from entering into the country, Maharashtra Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao hailed the contributions of the Customs Department in nation building.