Free Press Journal
  • Met department issues warning of thunderstorms in north India

    NEW DELHI: The Met department has forecast thunderstorms accompanied by hailstorms in isolated places in several north Indian states, including Punjab, Delhi and western Uttar Pradesh, over the next two days due to an approaching western disturbance.

  • Indian Farmers Association meeting held

    Ujjain: The meeting of the regional office-bearers of Indian Farmers Association was held at the association office on Saturday. In the meeting, the association’s Malwa region demanded that Madhya Pradesh government add bonus to the support price in the upcoming rabi crop and buy wheat at a price of Rs 2000 per quintal, failing which, the association would protest against the government.

  • Tottenham stuns Arsenal

    London : Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday pulled off a difficult 1-0 win over Arsenal in the 27th round of the English Premier League, provisionally jumping to third spot in the league table.

  • ‘Decisions to be forward-looking’

    New Delhi : RBI Governor Urjit Patel said monetary policy decisions need to be “forward- looking” and cannot be taken on the basis of day-to-day inflation rates.

  • Unity important for Mission 2018: Rajesh Patel

    Ujjain : A meeting of District Congress Committee (DCC) (minority morcha) was organised at Badshaah Hall on Saturday. The key note speaker was Congress observer Rajesh Patel. Senior Congress leader Sultan Shah Lala presided over the meeting. The special invitees were DCC president (urban) Anantnarayan Meena, district president Jaisingh Darbar, state Congress secretary Chetan Yadav and leader Yogesh Sharma.

  • Woman files complaint two months after rape

    Ujjain: A woman of Dabri village registered a rape complaint two months after the incident. According to the woman, two months ago, a man named Bhagwan Dholi of village Dabri raped her in the jungle and then threatened to kill her. She did not disclose the incident for the past two months out of fear but the man had now started pressurizing her again. So she registered a case in Ghatiya police

  • Sri Lanka goes to polls in crucial vote

     Colombo : Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition faces its first polls test on Saturday with over 15 million eligible voters participating in the election to appoint 340 of the island’s 341 local councils, according to officials. There are 24 municipal councils, 41 urban councils and 275 pradeshiya sabhas, the legislative bodies that preside over the third-tier municipalities in the country, Sri Lanka’s Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said, adding that 8375 councillors would

  • Ankita, Karman ensure India stays in Group I

    New Delhi : Ankita Raina prevailed over her rival in a long-drawn dog-fight after Karman Kaur Thandi’s impressive win as India retained their place in the Asia/Oceania Group I in the Fed Cup after beating Chinese Taipei 2-0 in the relegation Play-off here on Saturday.

  • 22-km long Mumbai Trans-Harbour Sea Link to be ready by 2021

    The construction of the sea link is likely to begin by February end. The ambitious MTHL will cut down travel time between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai by 30 minutes. The project includes a six-lane bridge which would be at least 16.5km long creek bridge with 5.5km viaducts on land on either side.

  • What students need to know about SSC and HSC exams

    Exams are difficult times for all students. Here are some information for the students and their parents which they need to know to get ready for the exams.

  • S Africa political deadlock as Zuma clings to power

    Johannesburg : South Africa’s political impasse deepened on Friday with no resolution to extended talks over President Jacob Zuma’s expected departure from office after his own party called for him to resign. Cyril Ramaphosa, the president-in-waiting, and the ruling ANC party have said negotiations should be concluded within days, but have given no details about how Zuma will be eased out of power. The stalemate has left South Africa’s political scene in

  • Ghosal gets past Lobban to enter squash final

    Mumbai : National champion and top seed Saurav Ghosal subdued a fighting Greg Lobban, the third seed from Scotland, to enter the final of the USD 35,000 Vedanta Indian Squash Open here on Saturday.

  • In a setback for BJP, sr. leader joins Cong in poll-bound Meghalaya  

    Shillong : In a major setback to BJP before the February 27 Meghalaya Assembly polls, the party’s spokesperson Sony Khyriem joined the ruling Congress party with hundreds of his supporters on Saturday. Khyriem said he took the step in protest against the BJP’s decision not to nominate a candidate in West Shillong assembly constituency, besides the “anti-minorities stand” of the BJP. “The ‘dictatorial attitude’ not to nominate a candidate in the Constituency

  • Woman charged with ‘IS-inspired’stabbing of man

    Melbourne : A young Bangladeshi woman was on Friday charged with stabbing a man in the neck while he slept in Melbourne in what Australian police described as an Islamic State-inspired attack.

  • Tax wrangle may see India lose out on hosting ‘21 CT

    Dubai : India could lose out on hosting the 2021 Champions Trophy if the government doesn’t allow tax exemption on the event. The ICC is already exploring alternative host countries in a similar time zone.