Free Press Journal
  • PM’s Shram Shree Award for NTPC Vindhyachal’s M S Mourya

    Mahipal Singh Mourya, Jr. Engr., Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Project will receive Prime Minister’s Shram Shree Award for the year 2013. A boiler attendant by profession, Mourya holds Diploma in Mech . Engg, and B Tech in Mechanical. S K Roy, ED, Vindhyachal, congratulated him for his outstanding contribution. Government of India announced the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for the year 2013 for workers employed in the Departmental Undertakings & Public Sector

  • Pak crumble against five-wicket Rangana

    Colombo :  Test cricket’s top-ranked spinner Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan’s top order on way to surpassing the 250-wicket mark to put Sri Lanka on top in the second Test on Friday.

  • Hyderabad to be covered with CCTV cameras

    Hyderabad: As part of measures to strengthen security and check crime, closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras will be installed across Hyderabad city in the next three months, Telangana Government said on Friday.

  • Rain fury kills 17 people in U’khand

    Dehradun : Heavy rains in Uttarakhand in the wee hours on Friday left 17 persons dead in separate incidents of cloudburst, house collapse and landlslips in Pauri, Dehradun and Pithoragarh districts.

  • Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

    Patna:  Flood water has entered over 100 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, and rising water level in most rivers is posing a threat to many other villages, officials said Friday.

  • SEXUAL HARASSMENT Woman judge objects to inquiry panel composition!

    New Delhi : A woman additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior who resigned alleging sexual harassment by a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge has objected to the composition of the inquiry committee that will hold a preliminary inquiry into the allegation.

  • Omar declares himself CM candidate for Assembly polls

    Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday declared himself the chief ministerial candidate of his National Conference in the Assembly elections in the state.

  • Drive against vandalism, refusal by taxi drivers to continue: WB Govt

    Kolkata : The West Bengal Government on Friday said that it would continue the drive against vandalism, refusal and harassment of passengers by taxi drivers as per the law and that in no way indiscipline would be allowed to take place.

  • India collapse like pack of cards, Eng in control

    London :  India’s embarrassing sequence of batting failure continued as they produced yet another spineless display to be meekly out for a paltry 148 and give the advantage to England on the very first day of the fifth and final cricket Test, here on Friday.

  • Mobile services suspended in Kashmir

    SRINAGAR: Mobile phone services across Kashmir Valley were temporarily suspended on Friday as a precautionary measure to prevent militants from using these devices to carry out any subversive activities. Cell phone and mobile Internet services were snapped this morning as part of the security drill started in 2006. The services were restored soon after the official I-Day functions concluded here and at all the district headquarters, the officials said.

  • Parliament prorogued

    NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee has prorogued Parliament, which was adjourned sine die on Friday, marking the end of the Budget session. “Lok Sabha, which commenced its second session on July 7, 2014, has been prorogued by the President on August 14, 2014,” a release from the Lok Sabha Secretariat said. “The Rajya Sabha which adjourned sine die on August 14, 2014 has been prorogued by the President on the same day

  • Two youths rape 16-year-old

    JAIPUR: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped here by two men who also made a video of the act and used it to blackmail the victim for assaulting her repeatedly, police said today. An FIR was lodged in this regard with Bhankhrota police station here yesterday following a court’s directive on a complaint of the victim’s father, they said.

  • Youth throws shoe at Badal

    LUDHIANA: An unemployed youth threw his shoe allegedly towards Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal while he was on the dais during a political conference on Friday at Issru, around 50 kms from here, police said. However, the shoe fell a few metres away from the dais. It was thrown as the Chief Minister stood up to address the gathering. The youth, identified as Vikram (23), is a resident of Dhanoula in

  • Nitish launches Bihar on Wikipedia

    Patna: JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched the ‘Bihar on Wikipedia’ campaign to “strengthen Brand Bihar”. “We know much about Bihar’s golden history, culture, great personalities, traditions and astonishing stories, but the world connected to the Internet doesn’t. We are launching the ‘Bihar on Wikipedia’ campaign for them to strengthen Brand Bihar,” Kumar posted on a social networking site.