Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra govt to start disaster management programme for schools

    Mumbai: Taking cue from the Centre’s National School Safety Programme, Maharashtra government has decided to roll out a disaster management programme in schools this year, under which teachers and students will be trained to deal with catastrophes like earthquakes and floods.

  • Snoop Dogg

    Rapper Snoop Dogg feels ‘Game of Thrones’ is real

    Los Angeles : Rapper Snoop Dogg, a fan of fantasy drama TV series “Game of Thrones”, says he watches it to gain more knowledge about history as he feels whatever happens in the show must have happened sometime in the past.

  • Narendra Modi, Government

    Cabinet meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi begins

    New Delhi: A Union Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, began at the national capital on Wednesday. The Cabinet members are expected to discuss the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill and some other key reform measures. Among the ministers present for the meeting were Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and

  • Shahrukh Khan

    Enforcement Directorate summons Shah Rukh over forex violation

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday summoned Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan over forex violation. According to reports, an audit by the ED found that the shares of Shah Rukh’s Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders were undervalued, leading to the infringement. The actor reportedly has till the end of the month to appear before the ED. Further details are awaited.

  • 8 persons killed in road accident in Assam

    Rangia : Eight persons, including a woman and a child, were killed and another man was seriously injured in a road accident in Kamrup district of Assam, police said today. The car in which seven persons were travelling from Goalpara to Guwahati late last night collided head-on with a mini truck at Bamunigaon, killing the passengers and the truck driver on the spot, a police official said. The drivers of both the vehicles were among the

  • Diana Kruger

    Actress Diane Kruger flaunts figure in topless image

    Los Angeles : Hollywood actress Diane Kruger was seen flaunting her curves in a photograph which features her topless.  She posted the photograph on photo-sharing website Instagram on Sunday, while she was vacationing in Mexico, reports

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Uttar Pradesh to have ‘labs’ for policing social media

    Lucknow: Realising that social media with its massive reach and lightning speed has the potential “to affect law and order”, especially in sensitive areas, Akhilesh Yadav government is setting up two “laboratories” to be manned by police to monitor content and prevent any trouble.

  • eyeliner

    Glam up your eyes with graphic liner

    New Delhi : Your eyes are the most expressive part of the body, and lining them adds more glamour to it. To make your eyes look more defined, use a concealer to hide discolouration and use a gel-based eyeliner to draw out a basic shape, says an expert.

  • Rahul Gandhi, Farmers

    Rahul Gandhi to visit families of Telangana farmers who committed suicide

    New Delhi : Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) working president Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka on Wednesday said that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will be travelling to the state to visit the families of those farmers who have committed suicide. “Rahul Gandhi is coming to Telangana to console the families of farming community who committed suicide. The farming community of the state is feeling that they are in serious problem and the state government is

  • GRT India looks at Rs 1,500 cr revenue in next 3 years

    Mumbai: Riding high on the government”s emphasis on creating infrastructure, road development solutions provider Global Road Technology (GRT) India is eyeing Rs 1,500 crore revenue in the next three years, a senior company official said.

  • Arms, Police

    Security forces recover arms and ammunition in Jammu Kashmir

    Sopore (Jammu and Kashmir) : A joint operation of the army and state police resulted in the recovery of a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir. The police and 27 Rashtriya Rifles of the army busted a militant hideout in Baramullah district. Deputy Inspector General of Police Garib Das said that a search operation was underway to nab the militants. “We searched a large area and busted

  • Black Money

    Centre not serious about bringing back black money: NCP

    New Delhi : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said the passage of the Black Money Bill in the Lok Sabha after one year of the NDA Government only shows that the Centre is not serious about it.

  • Sensex

    Sensex climbs 340 points in early trade on easing inflation

    Mumbai: After yesterday’s plunge, the benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded by over 340 points to trade above the 27,000 mark in early trade today after retail inflation eased to 4-month low at 4.87% in April, raising hopes of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee recovers 9 paise at 64.08 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 9 paise at 64.08 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters. Forex dealers said besides the selling of the dollar, euro’s gains against the American currency overseas and a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee. The local currency had lost 32 paise to close at 64.17 in yesterday’s trade on fresh dollar demand from

  • Bomb, Afghanistan

    Quake Parting shot 68 died

    Kathmandu/Patna :  At least 68 people were killed and 1,129 injured when a massive earthquake shook Nepal on Tuesday; the landlocked country is still quivering from the devastating April 25 temblor.

  • Patwari caught taking bribe of Rs 25000

    Ujjain : The Lok Ayukta special police arrested a Patwari red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 25000 from a farmer to complete the name transfer formalities of a farmland on Tuesday afternoon.

  • 2 kg silver donated at Mahakal Mandir

    Ujjain: The sequence of donating silver to Mahakaleshwar Temple is continued as devotees donated about 2 kg silver at the temple, here on Tuesday. The silver being donated by devotees to the temple will be utilised in coating the walls of sanctum sanctorum of the temple in view of Simhastha Fair-2016. With the inspiration of Priest Raman Trivedi, devotees Sumanbala and others jointly donated 1.25 kg silver at the temple on Tuesday.

  • STF arrests one from city for involvement in VYAPAM Scam

    Ujjain: The flames of high profile VYAPAM Scam have reached the city as the Special Task Force (STF) on the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday arrested one Vivek Kesrwani from the city. Sources said the arrested person Vivek was one of the agents and referrer of former system analyst of VYAPAM Nitin Mohindra. The STF took Kesrwani to Bhopal for interrogation. No official statements were released by the STF as detailed information will

  • Ayurvedic docs feted

    Ujjain : City Ayurvedic doctors were felicitated during a programme organized at Hotel Mittal Avenue by Jhandu-Imami Company, recently. Speaker Dr Pavan Sharma detailed the company products and highlighted various aspects of Ayurveda.