Free Press Journal
  • Editor gets life term in triple murder case

    Agartala : The Editor-cum-proprietor of a local Bengali daily, Sushil Chowdhury, who was pronounced guilty in a triple murder case by a local court, was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment till the last day of his life with the judge noting that it was a ‘rarest of the rare cases,’ PTI reports.

  • Gaza family’s four boys shot dead

    Jerusalem/Gaza : The Israeli air raids on Gaza proved to be tragic for a Palestinian family which lost its four boys in one such a bombardment.

  • Suposhan-Sneh Shivir begins

    Dhar :  A 12-day long Suposhan Sneh Shivir is being inaugurated on July 14 at Aadivasi Bal Vikas Kendra No 17, Brhmakundi, here under the Ekikrat Bal Vikas Seva Pariyojna, Dhar (Urban). The tribal children of total five Tribal Development Centers are participating in the camp. During the camp, 15 children have been marked as underweight. Various activities for the children and their mothers are being organised in the camp.

  • Odisha rush two women coaches to help Dutee

    Bhubaneswar :  With the Sports Authority of India (SAI) confirming that Dutee Chand had failed the test that was conducted to check the level of androgen in her body, Odisha government on Thursday rushed two women coaches to Banglore to verify what exactly happened to the sprinter.

  • India leap three places to 151, Germany top FIFA rankings

    New Delhi :  The Indian men’s football team has gone up three places to be ranked 151th in the FIFA rankings, which is topped by recently-crowned world champions Germany. India, who were ranked 154th last month, have 144 points in their kitty.

  • Under-12 kids banned from taking part in Dahi Handi

    Mumbai : Children under 12 years of age will no longer be allowed to take part in formation of human pyramids during ‘Dahi Handi’ celebrations, which are integral part of Janmashtami festivities in Maharashtra.

  • Inbuilt anti-glare screen for smartphones, tablets

    New York : Soon, you will not have to tilt your smartphone or tablet to avoid glare while watching your favourite movie or video. Scientists have developed a novel glass surface that reduces both glare and reflection on mobile devices, reports IANS.

  • A successful visit

     By all accounts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Brazil was a success. His meetings with his Chinese and Russian counterparts on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, furthered ties with these countries, with more high-level contacts scheduled in the coming months. The BRICS summit itself resulted in the decision to establish a new development bank. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa decided to create the

  • Hockey India set to go live next month

    New Delhi :  The ambitious High Performance Programme of Hockey India (HI) is all set to go live from next month with the launch of its website, a one of a kind interactive platform for coaches and players of the country.

  • Conman held for impersonating cop, extorting money

    Mumbai: : The Anti-Extortion Cell of the Crime Branch arrested a man for posing as a police inspector from Pune and threatening and attempting to extort from a jeweller in Sion. The accused is 27-year-old Nishant alias Sunny alias Rahul Pravin Parmar, a resident of Dahisar.

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  • Govt eases related party norms for corporates

    New Delhi: Making it easier for companies, the government said that corporate restructuring activities, including amalgamations, will be excluded from the ambit of related party transactions. Further, only ‘interested related parties’ with regard to a particular transaction would be precluded from voting on the same deal. There are strict norms for related party transactions under Section 188 of the new Companies Act, which is being implemented by the Corporate Affairs Ministry. As

  • Country’s first Arabic Quran will be released on July 20

    Indore :  Till now there is no alternative of the holy Quran for reading of blind Muslim children and youth, but no longer will this situation persist here. Now the India becomes fifth country of the world, where blind children and youth of the Muslim community can read the Quran.

  • Admn apathy hits school building construction

    Dewas :  A new building of Punjapura Higher Secondary School was approved after a long wait. The construction work of the school building started few months ago. But, due to district education department’s apathetic attitude, the construction work could not be speed-up.

  • Young women hockey team is ready to deliver: Hawgood

    Glasgow :  With a well balanced unit at his disposal, Indian women hockey team’s chief coach Neil Hawgood is confident that his young team will deliver their best result at the upcoming Commonwealth Games here.

  • Aman Singh- Man of crisis management

    Raipur :  The principal secretary of public relation department of Chhattisgarh government Aman Singh is known as an image-maker of Government due to his crisis management skills. His qualities of appropriate management and decisive policies have made a positive impact on government’s image.