Free Press Journal
  • WordPress blogs facing blockade in Pak

    Washington : WordPress blogs are currently not accessible in Pakistan and several local outlets have held the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) responsible for the blockade, a report said. According to TechCrunch, self-hosted WordPress blogs still work but WordPress.com and blogs hosted by WordPress cannot be reached. The Pakistan government has blocked websites like, Facebook, Flickr, IMDb, Twitter and Wikipedia temporarily in the past for hosting content that it sees as blasphemous and inflammatory.

  • BJP eyes backward caste votes in Varanasi

    Varanasi, (Uttar Pradesh) : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah pitched for the welfare of backward sections of society as he addressed a rally in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi. Shah, who led the BJP to a historic win in Uttar Pradesh state during 2014 general elections, said that the party would repeat its performance in the 2017 assembly elections too.

  • Five killed in Cambodia club fire

    Phnom Penh: Five people were killed on Monday when a fire broke out at a nightclub in Cambodia’s Bavet city.  According to a police official, the accident occurred in the Star Nightclub, which was caused by an electrical fault at a karaoke room, Xinhua reported. The victims comprised four men and one woman.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex recovers 108 points in early trade on value-buying

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 108 points in early trade today on buying at prevailing lower levels by investors amidst a firming trend at other Asian markets. The 30-share index, which had lost 475.30 points in previous three sessions, rose by 108.64 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 28,369.72 with all sectoral indices, led by power, healthcare, oil & gas and capital goods, trading in positive zone with gains up to 0.68 per

  • Burdwan Blast Accused

    NIA arrests one more suspect in Burdwan blast case

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on arrested a person from a railway station in Kolkata, suspected of carrying out militant activities and playing a role in the Burdwan blast case. The man, suspected to be associated with militant organisation Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), was caught from Sealdah railway station in West Bengal.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee gains 12 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 12 paise at 62.34 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on increased selling of the American currency by exporters. Forex dealers said besides higher opening in domestic equity market, a weakening dollar against other currencies overseas after the US Federal Reserve dampened expectations for an early interest rate hike, supported the rupee. The rupee had closed higher by six paise at 62.46 in

  • Anna Hazare

    Anna Hazare accuses Narendra Modi of misleading farmers over Land Acquisition Bill

    New Delhi : Social activist Anna Hazare has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly misleading farmers on Land Acquisition Bill. The Anti-corruption crusader took on the Prime Minister for his remarks on the bill, saying that the latter was looking at the world through coloured glasses. Speaking to farmers on sixth edition of the radio programme ‘Mann ki baat’ earlier on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that the amendments in the

  • Narednra Modi

    Narendra Modi’s Ferozepur rally likely to recall national spirit of martyrs

    New Delhi: When Prime Minister Narendra Modi touches down in Punjab’s Ferozepur District on Monday to pay homage to the nation’s three famous martyrs — Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev — he is likely to use the rally organized on the sidelines of the event to recall the national spirit of these martyrs, and to exhort Indian citizens to work for the betterment of their country. Prime Minister Modi will visit the national

  • Deal with business pressure

    Son’s disregard for father

    My son thinks I am the worst father. He feels I am selfish, dominating and authoritative and have never given him respect or any freedom. He feels all I have done is criticized him and held expectations off him without ever really understanding him and his emotions. He recently told me in an argument that he hates me and wished that he never had a father rather than having a father

  • App it up!

    Angry Birds Stella POP

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    Civic bonds: SEBI clears SE listing guidelines

    New Delhi :  In a move that will help raise funds for infrastructure projects and the government’s smart cities initiative, regulator Sebi on Sunday approved new norms for issuance and listing of municipal bonds on stock exchanges.

  • After PM’s Mann ki Baat, verbal duel on Land Bill

    New Delhi :  With the Ordinance on the Land Bill all set to lapse, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out directly to the farmers through his occasional radio-talk “Mann ki Baat” hitting out at the Bill’s critics and described them as “those who sat in air-conditioned rooms” and who didn’t know the reality that farmers faced.

  • IS posts ‘kill’ list of US military staff

    Washington :  A division of the ISIS has published a ‘kill list’ online containing the names, photos and addresses of 100 US military members and called upon its ‘brothers residing in America’ to kill them. The list was posted online by the ‘Islamic State Hacking Division’.

  • IAS officer_D.K. Ravikumar

    IAS officer’s death: High Court steps in

    Bengaluru :  The Karnataka High Court on Sunday restrained the state government from publishing any interim report of the CID into the “unnatural death” of IAS officer D K Ravi.

  • Arun Jaitley

    No disconnect with RBI chief, insists Jaitley

    New Delhi :  Scotching rumours of differences with the RBI over trimming of its jurisdiction, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said there is no ‘disconnect’ with the central bank and hoped banks would cut the lending rate in tandem with monetary policy.

  • Mirwaiz Omar Farooq

    Mirwaiz calls on Pak envoy, makes conciliatory noises

    New Delhi :  Even as the BJP government at the Centre is reaching out to the players in Kashmir, in its bid to replicate the post-terror Punjab rehab experiment, the Hurriyat leadership is rushing to hobnob with the Pakistan High Commissioner, to take orders on its command performance. Hurriyat is also keen to position itself as a key stakeholder, so that they find an important berth at the negotiation table, whenever such

  • Why no student union polls?

    Indore : Student unions, which present the best organised way of building understanding between the students and the institute administration, have no place in this State.

  • PhD (Zoology) students likely to be attached with UTD campus

    Indore : To bail out 25 students of different colleges registered for PhD in zoology and related disciplines, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) in all likelihood will attach them and their guides with its teaching departments for experiment purpose.

  • Woman attacked by three

    Indore : Three miscreants attacked a woman with knife following a dispute in Annapurna area on Sunday. Police rushed the woman to a private hospital and registered a case of attempt to murder against three accused.

  • Masked men thrash woman, her son

    Indore : In a shocking incident, masked miscreants entered house of an elderly woman and allegedly thrashed her and her son. Later, she was rushed to a hospital. Police initiated detailed investigations into the matter. As per the received information, the incident took place in the house of Rukmani Bai on Saturday night. Rukmani in her statements to the police said that the miscreants had forced their entry after breaking the main