Free Press Journal
  • Indian Eves conquer SA

    After Player of the series Mithali Raj (pic) led the side to a 2-1 series win in the ODIs, it was Harmanpreet Kaur’s turn to lift the trophy as they become the first cricket team to win two formats in the Rainbow nation.

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    Congress calls PM Modi ‘most expensive watchman’ in the world

    New Delhi : Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday slammed the Prime Minister’s silence on major banking scams unearthed in the country over the last few days and termed Narendra Modi the “most expensive chowkidar” in the world, reports IANS.

  • Procurement of Rabi crop reviewed

    HOSHANGABAD : A divisional-level review meeting on procurement of Rabi crop year 2018-19 was convened here on Saturday by principal secretary of food and civil supplies department, Neelam Shami Rao.

  • Seven SC judges to retire in 2018

    New Delhi : Beginning March 1, seven judges of the Supreme Court will retire this year. The apex court is already short of six judges even as a recommendation for appointing two judges is pending with the government, reports PTI.

  • Day 4: TISS students continue protest against aid withdrawal

    Mumbai : The protest against withdrawal of financial aid given to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) scholars at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) continued for the fourth day on Saturday with the agitating students refusing to back down.

  • Contractual health staff take out mock funeral procession

    SEHORE : Contractual employees of health department took out a funeral procession as a mark of protest on Saturday. Male employees got their heads tonsured. Women employees too joined the procession and raised slogans. Contractual employees of health department are on an indefinite strike demanding equal work, equal pay and withdrawal of suspension. The strike has taken a toll on health services of the state. The employees are demanding written orders and

  • Stokes to return for first England-NZ ODI

    Wellington : Ben Stokes is set to return to international cricket on Sunday when England play their first one-day international against New Zealand in Hamilton.

  • 1400 students visit RRCAT on National Science Day Our Staff Reporter

    Indore : Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT) organised a function on the occasion of National Science Day on Saturday. Over 1400 students and teachers from 104 schools from Betma, Manpur, Ujjain, Mandleshwar, Mhow, Dewas, Badwani and Indore visited RRCAT campus here to have first hand information about latest developments taking place in the field of science and technology.

  • Lucknow court hands over custody of Vikram and Rahul Kothari to CBI

    Lucknow : A CBI court on Saturday handed over the custody of Rotomac pens owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul Kothari to the investigating agency for 11 days in connection with alleged loan default to the tune of Rs 3,695 crore.

  • Maha women panel to quiz show producers

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra State Women Rights Commission (MSWRC) today said it would question the producers of a reality TV show in connection with singer Papon kissing a minor contestant during a Facebook live session.

  • I-T dept holds street play

    MULTAI : A street play was organised at local Chauk by Income Tax department to provide information to taxpayers and motivate them into paying tax. The play was based on easy ways of paying taxes. A team of I-T officials urged tax payers to pay their taxes by March 31. They also asked taxpayers to contact the office in case of any problem.

  • India post 172 for7 in the decider

    Cape Town : Playing in the absence of skipper Virat Kohli in the third and deciding T20I against South Africa, Team India managed to post 172 for 7 after put in to bat.

  • Govt girls schools upgraded, will benefit hundreds of students

    BIAORA : Government Girls High School and Government High School, Mau of Suthalia area have been upgraded to higher secondary schools by the school education department. MLA Narayan Singh Pawar had been instrumental behind the upgradation of these schools. Earlier, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during his tour of the city, had announced of upgrading these schools, on the application of MLA Pawar.  sMLA Pawar said the girl students of Suthalia area

  • I fought Dawood; CBI framed me, says IPS officer in HC

    Mumbai : The lawyer of Gujarat IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian, whose discharge in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh alleged fake encounter case has been challenged in the Bombay High Court, today alleged in the court that he was framed up by the CBI.

  • K’taka canters into Hazare final

    New Delhi : Mayank Agarwal made a decent Maharashtra attack look pedestrian as he powered Karnataka into the final with a comfortable nine-wicket victory in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Saturday.