Free Press Journal
  • Sheeraz Sheikh best-placed Indian in men’s skeet

    Changwon (South Korea) : Sheeraz Sheikh shot 49 out of 50 and was the best-placed Indian shooter at 11th position with three more qualification rounds to go in the men’s skeet event of the ISSF World Cup here on Saturday.

  • BCCI recommends Diana Edulji for Lifetime Award, she declines

    New Delhi : The BCCI on Saturday recommended former Indian women’s team captain Diana Edulji for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, an honour she declined citing her current role in the board as a Supreme Court-appointed CoA member.

  • Amazing feeling to win my first game as skipper, says Shreyas Iyer

    New Delhi : Newly-appointed Delhi Daredevils’ skipper Shreyas Iyer was elated to register a win in his first game as the leader as he credited the entire team for a thumping 55-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Friday.

  • We will bounce back like we did in 2015 and 2016: Chahal

    Bengaluru : Royal Challengers Bangalore might be in a spot of bother after four losses from six games but leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is hopeful his team will bounce back just like it did in the past editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Six-year-old girl raped

    BHOPAL : A six-year-old girl child was lured to an isolated place and raped by a man on Friday night. According to Ratibad police, the victim lives with her mother who works as labourer in a building under construction. The victim’s parents, a native of Damoh, had separated three years ago.

  • Congress to hold ‘Jan Akrosh’ rally in Delhi

    New Delhi : The Congress is organising a massive “jan aakrosh rally” (mass outrage rally) at the Ramlila Maidan here on Sunday as the first one to be addressed by Rahul Gandhi since taking over the party’s reigns.

  • Four held for stabbing petrol pump manager

    Indore : City police on Saturday arrested four persons in connection with stabbing a petrol pump manager and slapping an employee following an argument in Rajendra Nagar area. The entire incident was captured in the CCTV installed on the spot.

  • Suburban & unreserved tickets to be printed in Marathi from May 1

     Mumbai : In order to mark Maharashtra Day on May 1, the Central Railway (CR) has decided to print unreserved and suburban tickets in Marathi. The Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) will launch the trilingual system, that already has Hindi and English, for all rail tickets. The official said now the names of originating and destination stations will be printed in Marathi.

  • BJP leader files petition in SC against paid news

    New Delhi : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Upadhyay on Saturday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking its direction against ‘paid news’. The apex court will hear Upadhyay’s petition on May 4.

  • Online flesh trade racket busted, three nabbed

    BHOPAL : Cyber crime cell of Bhopal police arrested two persons and a woman in Ujjain and claimed to have busted an online flesh trade racket. The woman was brought from Mumbai for flesh trade in Ujjain.

  • Nation wants to know contributions of 4 generations of Gandhi family: Shah

    Hungund (Karnataka) : Slamming Congress president Rahul Gandhi for questioning the work done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last four years, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday said the nation wants to know the contributions of four generations of his family.

  • No relief for activist Trupti Desai; faces imminent arrest

    Mumbai : In a major setback to women’s rights activist Trupti Desai, the Bombay High Court recently turned down her plea seeking pre-arrest relief. This means, Desai can now be arrested by the Pune police at any time.

  • Fire breaks out in Chidikho forest

    Narsinghgarh : A fierce fire broke out at Chidikho reserved forest near the national highway in the district on Saturday morning destroying many trees, and the fire tenders had to work hard to put it out.