Free Press Journal
  • Every home of Sangakherakalan will have toilet by Aug 15: Batham

    Hoshangabad: A public grievance solution camp was organised at village Sangakherakalan of Babai development block of Hoshangabad district near here on Sunday. During the camp, the officials have solved various problems of the villagers immediately. Chief guests of the programme were local MLA Vijaipal Singh and Divisional Commissioner VK Botham.

  • Fire erupts at SBI branch in Bhopal

    BHOPAL : A fire erupted at the State Bank of India office at Panchanan building at TT Nagar on Sunday evening. The nearby locals on seeing the smoke coming out of the building informed the fire brigade squad and the police.

  • Abhijeet Gupta unstoppable

    New Delhi :  Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta remained on course for regaining the crown after a crushing victory against defending champion Deep Sengupta in the seventh round of the Commonwealth Chess championship here on Sunday.

  • Raj-Rane meeting politically strategic move, say analysts

    Mumbai : Political analysts in Maharashtra view the recent meeting between senior Congress leader Narayan Rane and MNS chief Raj Thackeray as a politically strategic move to checkmate Shiv Sena’s growing influence in Konkan region of the state.

  • Pro-Mandal intellectuals vow to defeat Nitish-Lalu

    Patna : Pro-Mandal Commission intellectuals on Sunday vowed to defeat candidates of JD(U)-RJD alliance in the Bihar Assembly elections scheduled in September-October this year and make all-out efforts to ensure victory of Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) and Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular).

  • Inactivity saps muscle strength

    London : It only takes two weeks of not using their legs for young people to lose a third of their muscular strength, leaving them on par with a person who is 40-50 years their senior, new research says, according to IANS.

  • Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa

    Jwala-Ashwini storm into finals

    Canada :  India’s women’s badminton doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa stormed into the final of the $50,000 Canada Open Grand Prix tournament after beating Shiho Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto of Japan 21-17, 21-16 in the semi-finals.

  • Police nab Kanjar gang members, seize dangerous weapons

    Nagda : Achieving grand success, the local police arrested members of a Kanjar gang and seized dangerous weapons from them. The police yet have not disclosed the identity of the members and proper information may be shared publically by the senior officers on Monday.

  • Persistent low rates indicate global eco malaise, warns BIS

    Basel/New Delhi : Raising the red flag over interest rates remaining “extraordinarily low” globally, banking regulators’ body BIS said easy monetary regimes are resulting in a build-up of financial vulnerabilities. Recently, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan had cautioned against competitive monetary policy easing by central banks.

  • Syllabus science

    They are the experts to fall back on, as they develop what kids today learn in school and otherwise, and what tools are used. Whether it is reading, writing, games or stories, curriculum developers are changing the teaching landscape today

  • Road projects worth Rs 13k cr awarded under PPP this fiscal

    New Delhi : At a time when PPP projects in highways sector had taken a backseat, government’s renewed focus on it has revived developers interest with projects worth about Rs 13,500 crore either awarded or in advanced stages of finalisation this fiscal so far. In sharp contrast, barely Rs 6,300 crore projects could be awarded in 2014-15; while the number of projects awarded was only two in 2013-14.            “Over-leveraged financials due to

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    BJP is losing its sheen

    The BJP has clearly squandered considerable goodwill in recent days. Controversies swirling around Lalit Modi, the former boss of IPL, have enmeshed two of the party’s top women leaders. Both Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje have had improper dealings with the rogue businessman. Modi had close links not only with these two BJP leaders but with a number of politicians and VIPs from several other parties as

  • High BP linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk

    Washington : People with a genetic tendency to high blood pressure (BP) have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has found, reports IANS. But the connection may have more to do with anti-hypertension medication than high blood pressure itself.

  • Palghar by-poll: Cong pins hopes for revival

    Mumbai : Nearly a year after its worst poll debacle in Maharashtra, Congress party’s fortunes do not seem to improve, if the recent local bodies and Assembly by-elections results are any indication. But, the Palghar Assembly by-poll, which is likely to be announced soon, will turn the tide in its favour, party leaders feel. Since October last year, the state has seen three Assembly by-elections – in Mukhed, Bandra East and Tasgaon, necessitated

  • Protests over Deemed Conveyance

    Mumbai: State government has assured to look into the issue of Deemed Convey-ance following protests by an organisation in this regard.

  • Mukul Roy to float new party after Eid: Aide

    Kolkata : Former Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy will float his own political party after Eid, his aide and expelled party leader Dipak Ghosh said on Sunday. The former union minister, however, declined to confirm the development.

  • Voters showing identity cards in Nagpur

    The fault lies with us, dear voters

    Over the past few days, there has been an increasing sense of disappointment among the vocal middle class. They feel let down that prime minister Narendra Modi has not acted decisively in the affair triggered by the revelations regarding the former India Premier League chief Lalit Modi. The opposition parties also seemed outraged that he has not lived up to his promise of fighting corruption. But if we examine all the issues