Free Press Journal
  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – Your pending work will come to finishing stage if you take some more efforts today. Your partner will give you happiness. You will feel somewhat sporty today and even like to spend some time for your hobbies.

  • Cong makes state NCP chief’s way to Council easy

    Mumbai : State NCP chief Sunil Tatkare got elected unopposed to the Legislative Council on Thursday, after Congress, NCP’s partner in the government, withdrew its candidate from the by-election and averted a showdown between the coalition partners.

  • 4 Indian docs get back their passports

    New Delhi: All the four Indian doctors in a hospital in Nigerian capital Abuja, who have been forced to stay on in the Ebola-hit country against their wishes, were given back their passports following intervention by the Indian High Commission in that country, spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Syed Akbaruddin said, reports PTI. The doctors at the Indian-owned Primus Hospital wanted to return home for fear of contracting the deadly

  • Thoughts that Cong ought to think

    After its worst ever electoral drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections, one would have thought that the Congress would go through a really serious exercise involving self-analysis and self-criticism. The questions it needed to ask itself were obvious—what went wrong and how to correct those mistakes. There had to be some accountability too – not just finger-pointing, but a clear-eyed and tough assessment of tasks not fulfilled.

  • CBI denies scuttling allegations

    New Delhi : CBI Thursday scotched off allegations that the agency’s Director Ranjit Sinha’s opinion on Swan telecom, alleged to have been owned by Reliance, could hamper trial, as the views were in his individual capacity and never formed part of any court documents.

  • City to celebrate 68th I-Day today

    Ujjain : Ujjainites will celebrate Independence Day with full zeal and enthusiasm here on Friday. Minister of School Education Paras Jain will hoist the National Flag during the main ceremony of Independence Day at Dussehra Maidan.

  • Sensex rises 184 pts ahead of Modi’s I-Day speech

    Mumbai : The benchmark BSE Sensex today rose by over 184 points to reclaim the 26,000-level and ended the day at almost three-week high on broad buying. Some dealers attributed the gains to expectations of positiveannouncements from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first Independence Day speech on Friday.

  • Cong gheraoes UMC over pensioner issues

    Ujjain : Congress leaders and scores of party workers gheraoed Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) headquarter Shivaji Bhavan demanding immediate release of pension funds of more than 21, 000 destitute citizens including widows and handicapped.

  • People don’t support demand for Vidarbha: Sena

    Mumbai : Reiterating its staunch opposition to the demand for creation of a separate Vidarbha state, Shiv Sena Thursday said there is no substance left in the demand and accused “those seeking to divide states of trying to split the country.”

  • Cong suspends 2 for indiscipline

    Rebel party MP from Haryana Chaudhary  Birender Singh and former CWC member Jagmeet Brar were penalised for deliberately lowering the prestige of the party (more…)

  • Make or break, all in their Hand

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi is trying to hang on to a dissolving party with state leaders straining at the leash. She has been unable to shake the status quo, for instance in Maharashtra, despite the fact that the current chief minister is extremely unpopular with the electorate and will cost the Congress valuable votes. Being cautious, and of course authoritarian in nature, Sonia Gandhi is finding it difficult to move for a

  • Oz okays $2 bln rail line for Adani project

    Melbourne: Indian conglomerate Adani Mining won state approval to build a 300-km rail line for its $15 billion Carmichael coal mine project in Australia that will enable transportation of 100 million tonnes of coal a year after construction.  Queensland state’s Coordinator General cleared the way for the $2 billion rail line project called the North Galilee Basin Rail (NGBR) that would link Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine with Abbot

  • Police bust chain snatching gang, two held

    Ujjain : The city police on Thursday busted a gang of chain snatchers and recovered gold ornaments worth Rs 1 lakh, 2 mobiles, and one pulsar bike from their possession. Commissioner of Police Anurag Kumar said that the gang was busted following a tip-off received by Police. They received information about two chain-snatchers of Indore are committing crimes in city.

  • A sterile debate

    If you watched the nightly news television, where it is obligatory for very shrill anchors to garnish every big or small event, mostly small, with a lot of needless fluff, you would believe that the debate in the Lok Sabha on Thursday on communal violence was marked by hateful speeches, particularly by the BJP members. But on actual reading of those speeches, it turns out that as usual

  • Orderly of Sr PI in ACB net

    Mumbai: The orderly of the Senior Police Inspector of the Mulund Police station was trapped by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for accepting a bribe of Rs 4,000 from an accused. Along with the orderly, Umesh Joshi, a freelance journalist, and Siddharth Dhadve were also arrested by the ACB for accepting the bribe on the former’s behalf. The complainant in the case had a case registered against him

  • IS THERE ONLY THING PERSONAL?

    WHAT is discovered in the spiritual experience that allows us to rest, that makes it possible to stop struggling against life, is the knowledge that every aspect of our personal experience is an impersonal affair. Indeed, the individual who has transcended the need to see themselves as being unique or special is instantly released from the tyranny of separation. It is this necessity to see ourselves as being unique or special that

  • Akshay turns lyricist

    News is that Bollywood’s khiladi Akshay Kumar, who returns to the small screen with the dance reality show ‘Dare 2 Dance’, has now written the lyrics of the title track and even rapped it. What’s more, Akshay apparently wrote the lyrics in just a day’s time! The rap matches the content of the show, which is all about pushing oneself to the extreme to do the impossible, according

  • Cisco to lay off 6,000 people; India may also see job cuts

    New Delhi : Networking solutions giant Cisco will lay off up to 6,000 employees globally, including India, after it reported a marginal decline in profits and revenues for the fourth quarter.