Free Press Journal
  • Troop deployment, along border with China, increased 

    Kibithu (Arunachal Pradesh) : India has deployed more troops and significantly increased patrolling in the mountainous terrains of Dibang, Dau-Delai and Lohit valleys along the borders with China in the Tibetan region in Arunachal sector following the Doklam face-off, the most tense military confrontations between the two countries in decades. Military officials said that India is also strengthening its surveillance mechanism to keep an eye on Chinese activities along the borders in

  • Australia women set record total to claim T20 tri-series 

    Mumbai : Skipper Meg Lanning’s blazing knock helped Australia reach a record total before Megan Schutt led a brilliant bowling performance to beat arch-rivals England by 57 runs in the title clash of the women’s T20 tri-series here on Saturday.

  • IPL-2018 trophy displayed at Sanghi Brothers Tata Nexon is IPL’s official sponsor 

    Indore : Indian Premier League (IPL) -2018 trophy was displayed at Sanghi Brothers showroom situated in Palasia on Saturday. The occasion was graced by former Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil. Tata Nexon, an advanced technology car manufactured by Tata Motors, is the official sponsor of IPL matches. Patil was welcomed by Sanghi Brothers managing director Sharad Sanghi and Tata Motors regional manager Manish Sabarwal.

  • TN Ministers to take part in fast on Cauvery issue

     Chennai : The entire AIADMK cabinet barring Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam will participate in the April 3 fast to be observed by the party seeking formation of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

  • SpiceJet crew accuse airline of strip search

    New Delhi : A video showing SpiceJet air hostesses accusing the airline of strip searching them at Chennai airport has gone viral, with the airline denying the claims. The crew alleged that they were searched after

  • Ujjain railway station goes green

    Ujjain : A 300 kilowatt’s solar panel was installed on the cover shed of the platform of Ujjain railway station and traditional lights have been replaced with LED ones.

  • Pilot of AI flight hijacked to Pak in 1971 dies

    Faridabad: Capt M K Kachru, pilot of the Indian Airlines plane hijacked to Pakistan in January 1971, died in Faridabad on Saturday after prolonged illness, his family said. He was 93, they said.

  • Google doodle marks India’s first lady doctor’s 153rd birthday

    New Delhi : Google on Saturday dedicated its doodle to mark the 153rd birth anniversary of India’s first lady doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi. The doodle is created by Bangalore-based artist Kashmira Sarode, who portrayed Joshi celebrating her medical degree.

  • Australia stumbles in reply to South Africa’s 488

    Johannesburg : South Africa moved closer to a series win as Australia slumped to 110 for six at the end of the second day in reply to the imposing first-innings total of 488 made by the hosts.

  • Teacher killed, hubby injured in road accident

    Indore : A woman teacher was killed after a speeding truck hit her while she was going for shopping with her husband in Betma on Friday night. Her husband received minor injury in the accident. The police have recovered the truck and a search is on for errant driver.

  • Cong & graft relation is like that of water & fish: Shah

     Mysuru : Charging that the relationship between Congress and corruption is akin to that of water and fish, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday claimed that the people of Karnataka had made up their minds to ‘throw out’ the Siddaramaiah government in the May 12 Assembly polls.

  • Watling, de Grandhomme spearhead Kiwi fight-back  

    Christchurch : BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme hauled New Zealand back into the second Test on Saturday to trail England by 115 runs with four wickets in hand at stumps on day two in Christchurch.

  • Malala makes emotional visit to Swat Valley home in Pak

    Peshawar : Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, on Saturday was in tears as she returned home in Pakistan’s Swat Valley where she survived a near-fatal attack by Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls’ education.

  • Religious programmes mark Hanuman Jayanti celebrations

    Ujjain : Hanuman Jayanti was celebrated in the city with devotion through a series of religious programmes held at decorated Hanuman temples of the city on Saturday.

  • Mithali Raj is adjudged ‘Sportsperson of the Year’ 

    Hyderabad : Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj was adjudged ‘Sportsperson of the Year’ while ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu bagged the best senior male and female athletes at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017 here on Saturday.

  • Naroda Gam case: Ex-cop seeks dismissal of plea

    AHMEDABAD: Former IPS officer Rahul Sharma has told an SIT court in Ahmedabad that an application moved to make him an accused in the 2002 Naroda Gam massacre case is “erroneous”, an attempt to “delay the trials” and “deserves to be dismissed”.

  • DAVV to seek IMC’s help for Clean India Mission course

    Indore : Days after announcing plans to launch an elective (optional) course as part of Clean India Mission, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Saturday stated that it would prepare modules of the course in consultation with Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC).