Free Press Journal
  • Hafiz-saeed

    No ban on JuD by Pak as yet?

    Islamabad: Contrary to reports, the Pakistan government has not banned Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) outfit, headed by Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, and only some actions have been initiated against it. “JuD was listed by the United Nations in December 2008 and it required three actions. These were freezing of its bank accounts, putting arms embargo and travel ban,” Pakistani government sources told PTI when asked to clarify whether a ban has been

  • Letter Box: Caught in a time warp

    Lensman Bijoy Chowdhury captures the forlorn letter boxes across the city of Kolkata and made them the theme of his 2015 calendar. Text by Sujoy Dhar. (more…)

  • ‘Come, Fly With Me’

    Lowering prices of aviation jet fuel, younger, more attractive cabin crew. Wait, says. V GANGADHAR, Air India has more sops for passengers. (more…)

  • IS executes Japanese hostage: Reports

    Tokyo: A video released by the Islamic State (IS) militants on Saturday claimed that one of the two Japanese hostages held by it was beheaded, according to media reports.

  • Baba Ramdev

    Ramdev, Ravi Shankar decline Padma award

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have declined any Padma award for them reportedly being considered by the Central Government on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day.

  • Matdata Diwas observed in various districts

    Burhanpur/Bakaner/Khandwa/Dhar : With an aim to create awareness about the importance of voting, oaths were administered on the Matdata Diwas. Burhanpur: January 25 is celebrated as the foundation day of the Indian Election Commission. However, this year, January 24 was marked with the Matdata Diwas, as January 25 happens to be a Sunday. All the educational institutes, government offices, private offices etc organized an event at their respective offices, wherein the staff

  • 38 couples tie nuptial knot on Basant Panchami

    Badnawar : On the festival of Basant Panchami, 38 couples got married. A large number of people were present on this occasion to bless the couples. The mass marriage was organizd at the premises of Cotton Mandi. The Jobat and Manawar centers of Shantikunj Haridwar arranged for the wedding. The prominent members of all the communities were present on this occasion. The Tehsil convener of the Gayatri family , Rameshchandra Rathore organized

  • CES 2015 takes the lead

    Spanning over 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space across Las Vegas in various venues – convention halls and hotel suites, 2015 International CES presented some of the best innovations Chandragupta Amritkar reports from Las Vegas. (more…)

  • Liaquat Shah gets clean chit

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment to Delhi Police, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has given a clean chit to Liaquat Shah who had been arrested by it and labelled as a terrorist two years back. The NIA, instead, named absconder Sabir Khan as the main accused who had allegedly planted weapons on Shah to project him as a militant of the banned Hizbul Mujahideen.

  • State set to buy Ambedkar’s London house

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to buy the house in London where B R Ambedkar lived in the 1920s, and convert it into a memorial-cum-museum, an official said here on Saturday. Education Minister Vinod Tawde, currently in London for a global academic conference, finalised the deal and made the announcement. According to an official, the deal for the 2050 sq. feet home, which was up for sale for the past few

  • Women not safe even at government residence: Chauhan

    Nagda : The rape incident of a minor girl at the government residence of local MLA from Nagda-Khachraud Dilip Singh Shekhawat has exposed the reality of tall claims of state government to save girl child, district woman congress president Nisha Chauhan said.

  • I Had No PM Ambition, Nitish Hits Back At BJP

    “I Have Been Accused Of Breaking The Alliance With BJP To Pursue Ambition To Become Prime Minister. But Truth Is That I Had No Such Ambition”

  • May Be Digvijay Wants To Join Us, Hints Swamy

    Bengaluru : Taking a dig at Congress leader Digvijay Singh, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said his remarks that the Anna Hazare agitation was sponsored by RSS was a “great compliment” for the Sangh organisation and “may be he wants to join us”.

  • Briefs

    School Children Take Part In An Awareness Campaign On National Girl Child Day In Bikaner On Saturday.

  • ‘Panel Will Decide On Cm Candidate For Bihar Poll’

    The BJP parliamentary board will decide on whether to name the chief ministerial candidate for the Bihar assembly polls later this year, party president Amit Shah said here on Saturday.

  • Despite Saradha, Bjp Mp Vouches For Mamata’s Honesty

    Kolkata : Vouching for Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s honesty, BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday said that it was unthinkable for him to doubt her credentials as he had known her for over two decades.

  • Shah Defends Projecting Kiran Bedi As Delhi CM

    Patna : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday  strongly denied “borrowing” Kiran Bedi to win Assembly elections in Delhi and played down the controversy over the charge that she had asked India Against Corruption movement leaders to go soft on the saffron party.

  • Tough Road Ahead, Father Told Me, Says Prez’s Daughter

    New Delhi  : Confident about winning her maiden election from the prestigious Greater Kailash Assembly constituency, President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmistha is going by her father’s valued advice of putting in “hard work” and “being patient”.

  • Narendra Modi

    Jan Dhan Bank Accounts Be Linked To Aadhaar: PM

    New Delhi : All Jan Dhan bank accounts should be linked to Aadhaar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday  while asking bankers to speed up this process and redouble efforts on financial literacy.

  • Love all at Aus Open

    Melbourne: A spectator watching the Novak Djokovic-Fernando Verdasco on Rod Laver Arena on Saturday night dropped down to one knee and proposed to his partner, in front of a capacity crowd.