Free Press Journal
  • IIT Mumbai conducts video conference

    BHOPAL : IIT Mumbai conducted a video conference session on online admission portal for class – I at NRI Institute of Information Science and Technology in Bhopal on Saturday. NRI Institute is the remote centre of IIT Mumbai and this session was conducted for principals and admission in-charge of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.

  • Hasan and Nurul fined by ICC

    Colombo : Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was fined 25 per cent of his match fees and handed a demerit point for “remonstrating” umpires’ decision during their Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka, here on Friday.

  • Afghan actor denied visa, couldn’t play role

    BHOPAL : Afghan actor Safid Zakaria, who has essayed lead role in Italian play, Search for Joy, didn’t get the visa to participate in 8 World Theatre Olympics in Bhopal. The Afghan actor is a refugee, said one of the managers of the play, on condition of anonymity. The play was staged on Saturday. The actor was denied visa due to certain problems, sources said. Zakaria has been replaced by actor of

  • Four digits of a car help police solve hit-&-run case

    Bhayandar : Had it not been the tireless efforts taken by the Navghar police a hit and run case would have remain unsolved and that too on the virtue of a 4 digit clue captured by a CCTV camera.

  • Russia expels 23 British diplomats

    Moscow : Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.

  • Beant case: Killer gets lifer 

    Chandigarh: A special court awarded life imprisonment to Jagtar Singh Tara in connection with assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh. The court of Additional District and Session Judge J S Sidhu pronounced the sentence in the high security Burail jail here where Tara is currently lodged, Tara’s counsel Simranjit Singh said. A fine of Rs 35,000 was also imposed on Tara by the court, he said. The lawyer said his

  • Crucial to address challenges faced by farmers: Modi

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded the efforts of the farming community in India and reiterated the government’s mission to double their income and improve their situation in the country.

  • 1000 youths to take part in adventure sports

    The eighth Bhoj adventure sports were inaugurated at Kaliasot dam on Saturday. The event was inaugurated by MP Alok Sanjar, Mayor Alok Sharma, collector Sudam Khade and others by lighting the lamp. A total of 1000 youngsters will take part during 15-day-long event in the capital. The students will attend it in four batches of 250 each. The event will witness paramotor, paragliding, sky diving and other aero space sports. MP Alok

  • Thief takes shelter in de-addiction centre, arrested

    BHAYANDAR: An alcoholic thief who had devised a novel way to evade the police dragnet by getting himself admitted into de-addiction or rehabilitation centers after committing a crime, landed into the custody of the Navghar police five days after he sneaked into a flat in Mira Road and assaulted a 60-year-old woman. The burglar Shrikant Vakode (30) was held from a de-addiction center in Uttan. The break-in was reported from a flat in

  • Rajapaksa-backed jt Oppn moves no-trust motion against premier 

    Colombo : Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa-backed Joint Opposition has moved a no confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who was recently replaced as law and order minister after clashes erupted in the central Kandy district.

  • Raonic books semis with Del Potro 

    Indian Wells : Milos Raonic, coming off an injury-riddled 2017, booked a semi-final clash with comeback king Juan Martin Del Potro at the ATP Tour’s Indian Wells Masters.

  • This Gudi Padwa, it’s school time for kids

    Mumbai : The primary education department of the Gondia Zilla Parishad in Maharashtra has planned a school enrollment drive for children on the occasion of Gudi Padwa on Sunday.

  • Mangat rallies to overcome Rathod

    Mumbai : Karan Mangat of Vashi staged a great recovery to put it across spirited Aakash Rathod from Vasai by a 4-3 margin in best-of-7 frame second round match of the Matunga Gymkhana 6-Red Open Snooker Tournament 2018 played at the gymkhana’s billiards hall.

  • Trump lawyer claims porn star liable for $20 million

    Karachi : Donald Trump’s lawyer claims porn actress Stormy Daniels is liable for at least $ 20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement she says prevents her from discussing an affair with the president, according to a court filing.

  • 11 arrested in PNB Fraud case

    New Delhi : As many as 11 accused were arrested on Saturday in the billion dollar scam unearthed by Punjab National Bank (PNB).

  • Lecture series on ‘Sanatan’ tradition organized

    Ujjain : A series of lectures was organised on ‘Sanatan tradition’ by the cultural department and Triveni Kala Puratatva Sangrahalaya at the premises of the Sangrahalya. Officer in-charge Avadhesh Shrivastav informed that during the programme former acharya and Dr Krishnkant Chaturvedi, head of Sanskrit Pali Prakrut post graduate department, Rani Durgavati University, was the key orator.

  • Musharraf may return to face Pak court in April

    Karachi : Pak’s former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf is likely to return home in April to face trial in a special court on a host of charges.