Free Press Journal
  • Bill Gates still richest man in US

    New York Bill Gates remains the richest person in the United States with a fortune of USD 66 billion in 2012, up 10 per cent from last year, Forbes magazine said today, reports AFP. Behind the Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist come investment guru Warren Buffett with USD 46 billion, then Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison with USD 41 billion.

  • Opposition strike today for FDI, diesel price hike rollback

    New Delhi: The opposition parties will hold a nationwide strike on Thursday demanding a rollback of the governments decision to hike diesel prices, cap subsidised cooking gas cylinders and allow foreign direct investment in multi- brand retail.

  • Joshisproperty worth over Rs 2 cr

    New Delhi: Suspended IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshis property stands at a little over Rs 2 crore, according to their latest immovable property returns submitted to the Central government.

  • Drunk driving: Man asked to do community service in temple

    New Delhi A man, held guilty of driving his vehicle in a drunken state, has been spared the jail term but was ordered by a Delhi court to perform community service at a temple here once a week for two months. Additional Sessions Judge ( ASJ) Virender Bhat set aside the 15- day jail term awarded to Patel Nagar resident Akhilesh Kumar saying imprisonment will leave an ‘indelible blot’on

  • Social sites abuzz with discussions on Anna- Kejriwal parting

    New Delhi The parting of ways of Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal rocked the social networking sites on Wednesday night, with the latters supporters questioning the veteran activist and taking potshots at him.


    Atmosphere was charged with religious mantras ” Vakra Tunda Maha Kaya….” and worship was performed with ” Modak” and marigold flowers. Devotional songs were played and youths danced during the worship.

  • Congress asks states to raise cooking gas cap ahead of bandh

    Congress chief has told party- ruled state governments to raise the cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders by three cylinders at the rate of Rs. 399 a cylinder. Non- subsidised cooking gas cylinders shall be made available at Rs. 750 a cylinder. (more…)

  • Vaiko cavalcade stopped at Pandhurna; MDMK chief sits on dharna

    MDMK general secretary Vaiko, who was driving to Bhopal to protest the visit of Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajpakshe for laying the foundation stone of Buddhist University at Sanchi, was not allowed to move beyond Pandurna near MP- Maharashtra border.

  • Swine flu claims tenth life, government fumbles

    The health department of the state seems to be helpless against the deadly virus of swine flu as the number of deaths is increasing day by day.

  • Bus strike called off; minister assures fare revision

    The proposed strike of Passenger buses Association on September 20 has been cancelled after the assurance from minister for transport Jagdish Devda that if central government does not rollback price hike of diesel, state government will revise the fare. Now, the picture is clear that passengers will get the buses as they will be made available on their scheduled without any hindrance for all over the state.

  • Food and civil supplies will no longer handle Adhaar

    Bhopal: State government has withdrawn the job of distribution of ‘adhaar’number from food and civil supplies department in the wake of the poor progress in the campaign.