Free Press Journal
  • IOC GM informs CM about projects

    Ranchi: Indian Oil Corporation General Manager ( Bihar and Jharkhand)   R S Dhaiya along with some of his colleagues called on the Chief Minister Hemant Soren. At the meeting, Dhaiya informed the Chief Minister about the on-going and proposed projects of IOC in Jharkhand.

  • Suspected Islamists attack churches near Nigeria’s Chibok

    Maiduguri (Nigeria) : Suspected Boko Haram Islamists armed with explosives attacked a series of churches on Sunday near Chibok, the north-eastern town where more than 200 teenage girls were kidnapped in April, witnesses said, reports AFP. Residents said dozens of people may have been killed in the raids on villages roughly 10 kilometres, outside of Chibok, but no one was able to offer an authoritative death toll and the military was not immediately

  • Chief Secy reviews projects under Building Construction Department

    Ranchi:  A meeting was held with the Building Construction and Road Construction Department under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraverty at Project Building. Chakraverty directed the Building Construction Department to identify land for Nepal House Secretariat. He also instructed to identify chunk of land and build fresh vegetable centre, canteen restaurant, recreation club for the Secretariat employees. He focused on maintaining neat and clean building premises and planting trees for healthy

  • CM meets thousands of people during Jandarshan

    Raipur : About 1251 people met Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh during his weekly Jandarshan programme organised here on Thursday at his residence in capital city Raipur. This includes 759 people of 101 delegations along with 493 others with individual applications.

  • Chief Secy reviews agriculture situation

    Ranchi : Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraborty reviewed the agricultural work in the state in view of the delay in monsoon by a week. At a meeting with the agriculture department officials he evaluated relative figures of rainfall in the previous years and in this perspective availed the farming activities.

  • Award scheme announced for govt primary & middle schools

    Raipur : To encourage the education standard in the state, the state government has announced the Award Scheme for all the government primary and middle schools of all 146-development blocks of the state. It is to be noted that as per the directions of chief minister this year is being observed as Quality Education Year.

  • 3-year-old boy drowns in septic tank

    Kashimira: In a tragic incident, a three-year-old boy died after falling into an open septic tank in the Munshi Compound area of Kashimira on Sunday afternoon. Identified as Rohan Singh, the toddler
    was playing with his elder sister inside the compound of Makka building when he accidentally slipped into the septic tank. Rohan”s father works as a private security personnel. A case of accidental death has been registered at the Kashimira police station.

  • Lobin Hembrom allocated Food dept

    Ranchi: Minister Lobin Hembrom was allocated Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Rural Works, NREP (Special Division) departments by the Governor on the advice of the Chief Minister.

  • Chief Secy reviews master plan of core capital city

    Ranchi: Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraverty held a meeting with the Planning Department at the Project Building to review the status of the master plan of core capital city. The meeting discussed various activity of the Greater Ranchi Development Agency Limited (GRDA).The Chief Secretary analyzed the planning and designing of new capital city and focused on rehabilitation and resettlement plan for people residing within the sites of master plan.

  • R N Lakhotia

    Flat rate assessment on the basis of evidence held to be justified

    Sometimes while examining  the accounts of the assessee, the Assessing Officer adopts a flat rate for making an estimate of the total income. The question in many cases that arises is: whether the flat rate assessment is justified particularly where there are wide fluctuations in production compared to consumption of electricity and also where there is no record of work in progress.  The Gujarat High Court in the case of Rajmoti Industries

  • Feeling powerful helps people save more

    Washington : Feeling powerful may motivate you to save more for the future, a new study suggests, reports PTI.

  • Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar requests fans to lend support to kabaddi

    Everyone knows that Bollywood’s Khiladi Akshay Kumar is an avid sports fan. And now the star has asked his fans to extend their support to the game of kabaddi. What’s more, the 46-year-old actor who owns a kabaddi team that is a part of the World Kabaddi League, even requested his fans to watch the League! Buzz is that it would be played across four continents starting from August to December this

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Minor health problems will worry you. Today caution is advisable. Unexpected loss is likely. Today take care in writing and in legal matters. You have to invest time for domestic problems also.

  • Unwanted Indians

    If the crafty statesmanship of Whitehall and Mountbatten left us the horrible legacy of Partition, including the care of nearly six million displaced persons from Pakistan, British colonial exploiters, operating on a global scale at the turn of the century, left us an even more complicated legacy – the problem of well over three million Indian settlers abroad.

  • Massive turnout at Puri Rath Yatra

    Puri : More than seven lakh people thronged the streets in Odisha’s temple town of Puri on Sunday to witness the world famous Ratha Yatra, officials said.


    THE law of the universe is, “Nothing in this world can resist a person on a mission.” In fact, if you are engaged in the same behaviour and risk as an adult, people may call you stupid, Being called stupid is the highest compliment, anyone can pay the person. To be successful people require stupidity, which unsuccessful people refuse to cultivate. We can call it ‘Intelligent stupidity’.

  • NASA’s flying saucer to test Mars landing tech

    Washington : NASA has successfully launched a saucer-shaped vehicle high into Earth’s atmosphere to test future Mars landing technologies that could help humanity set up an outpost on the Red Planet.