Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Does AAP also want referendum in Jammu-Kashmir, asks Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday strongly criticised the Aam Aadmi Party’s demand of a referendum for full statehood for Delhi, questioning whether the Arvind Kejriwal-led party would also support a similar referendum for Jammu and Kashmir. “Does the Aam Aadmi Party support the demand for a referendum plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir? How does it distinguish itself from that demand, and if it does, does it not put them in the

  • Eight killed after Iraqi military plane accidentally drops bomb in Baghdad

     London : An Iraq military plane accidentally dropped a bomb on a residential area in Baghdad due to “technical problem”, killing at least eight people. According to BBC, Iraqi forces said that the jet was returning from a bombing raid against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The bombing destroyed several houses, with at three least children also said to be among the dead. Iraqi forces, backed by US-led coalition airstrikes, have been

  • Fisherman

    Sri Lanka arrests Tamil fishermen for smuggling cannabis

    New Delhi : The Sri Lankan navy has arrested four fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly smuggling cannabis. According to reports, the market price of the smuggled goods has been estimated at Rs two lakh. Further details are awaited

  • Narendra Modi, Government

    Centre calls meeting of state food ministers to curb inflation

    New Delhi : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre has called a meeting of all state food ministers in the national capital to chalk out a strategy to tackle any crisis that may emerge from a possible deficient rainfall this year, including inflation. According to reports, the meeting, which will be presided by Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan and Union Agriculture Minister Radha

  • Indian man attacked in apparent hate crime in New Jersey

    New York: An elderly Indian-American man was attacked and left bleeding on the road in a New Jersey neighborhood in an apparent bias crime by an assailant who has been taken into custody. Rohit Patel, 57, sustained serious injuries including broken teeth, stitches on his mouth and forehead when he was knocked down and beaten over the head by Nyle Kilgore in North Brunswick last week. A report in CBS New York said police had taken Kilgore, 24,

  • 5 civilians injured in bomb explosion in Egypt’s Behira

    Cairo: At least five civilians were injured in a bomb explosion early today in Egypty’s Behira Governorate. The bomb was planted in car that was parked in the area surrounding Etay el-Barod court in Behira, a medical source said. The explosion has also damaged two vehicles in the area. Security forces and bomb experts rushed to the spot and are currently in search for other potential bombs. Etay el-Brod court is one of the Egyptian

  • Francois Hollande

    Eurozone finance ministers urge Greece to make new proposals

    London : Eurozone finance ministers are urging Greece to make new proposals after the country rejected the terms of the international bailout referendum with a majority “No” vote. According to BBC, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have also pressed Greece to make “serious” proposals. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to address a summit of eurozone leaders today. Meanwhile, Greeks banks will remain closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The European Central

  • Barack Obama

    US ‘intensifying’ campaign against ISIS in northern Syria: Barack Obama

    London : United States President Barack Obama has said that his country is ‘intensifying’ its campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in northern Syria. According to BBC, Obama has said that the US will not send additional troops to Syria but will increase support to the nation’s moderate opposition. Obama claimed that “an effective partner on the ground” was required to crush ISIS. However, he warned that the campaign against ISIS

  • Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna

    Wimbledon: Sania, Bopanna in quarters; Paes knocked out

    Wimbledon: Indian tennis players Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza entered the men’s and women’s doubles quarter-finals, while Leander Paes was knocked out in the men’s doubles of the Wimbledon Championships here on Monday.  Bopanna with his Romanian partner Florin Mergea earned a hard fought victory against the Polish-Belarusian pair of Lukasz Kubot and Max Mirnyi 7-6(4), 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6 (8) after an epic battle that stretched for three hours and 20 minutes.

  • Mohit Sharma

    New ODI rules will help the bowlers, says pacer Mohit Sharma

    Mumbai: Ahead of India’s tour of Zimbabwe, medium fast bowler Mohit Sharma said the new rules in the limited overs implemented by the International Cricket Council (ICC) will help the bowlers, who will go for less runs.  Ajinkya Rahane was named captain of the 15-member team as Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli, among other seniors, were rested. India leave for Zimbabwe on Tuesday morning to play three One-Day Internationals (ODI) and

  • Rohan Bopanna-Florin Mergea

    Rohan Bopanna-Florin Mergea enter quarters, Paes-Nestor knocked out

    Wimbledon: The Indo-Romanian tennis duo of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea entered the quarter-finals, while India’s Leander Paes and Canada’s Daniel Nestor crashed out in the third round of the men’s doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships here on Monday.Bopanna-Mergea earned a hard fought victory against the Polish-Belarusian pair of Lukasz Kubot and Max Mirnyi 7-6(4), 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6 (8) after an epic battle that stretched for three hours and 20 minutes.

  • Ajinkya Rahane

    Ajinkya Rahane-led Indian team leaves for Zimbabwe

    Mumbai : The Ajinkya Rahane-led Indian cricket team departed for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe early this morning. India is scheduled to play three one-day internationals and two T-20 internationals during the tour. The first match between the two sides will be played in Harare on July 10. The Indian team will be hoping to return to form after their disappointing tour of Bangladesh. Many senior players like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina,

  • Trainee cop found dead, whistleblower is jittery

    Bhopal/New Delhi : Troubles mounted for Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan over Vyapam scam after a woman trainee sub-inspector recruited by the state board was found dead in a lake, triggering demands from Congress for the CM’s immediate sacking and an impartial probe.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal wants Greece-like referendum

    New Delhi : Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal does no lose an opportunity to needle the Centre: the latest pinprick is his missive to Delhi’s Urban Develop-ment Department to ascertain whether a Greece-style referendum can be held in the Capital on the issue of full statehood.

  • Class XIth paper distributed in place of class XIIth

    Khachrod/Barwah : Supplementary examinations of class 12th were conducted by the Secondary Board of Education on July 6, where a class XIth status papers were distributed in place of class XII papers. This was not only the case in this district. Similar paper distributions were seen in areas such as Ujjain’s Tarana, Badnagar, Ratlam, Barwah and Dhar districts.

  • Bus owners told to display help-line number

    DHAR : The state road transport department has given clear instructions to bus owners across the state to display help-line numbers (0751-2423105, 0751-2423113) on the busses. It will help passengers to complaint if they found any irregularities such as poor condition of bus etc. The state govt has already warned that strict action will be taken against such bus owners.

  • Class 12 Maths supplementary paper cancelled

    BHOPAL : The question paper of higher secondary supplementary examination conducted by MP Board of Secondary Education was changed due to mistake in coding by paper setters on Monday. Board officials said printers put question paper of mathematics subject of XI standard on the place of question paper of XII standard in the same subject and examination centre in-charges knew about it when they opened envelops in the morning. “It happened across

  • Two more accidents witnessed on Indore-Khandwa road

    Khandwa : Two more accidents were witnessed on the so called killer Indore-Khandwa road, where a passenger bus killed a father-son duo. In another incident two trucks collided with each other, where a driver and a cleaner were seriously injured.

  • Scam worth crores in the name of toilets

    Sendhwa : More than one crore rupees has been spent on building of toilets, on papers with regards to the much hyped programme initiated PM Narendra Modi. An amount of Rs 1.77 crore was sanctioned by the state government for 5138 toilets. But the Sendhwa Janpad Panchayat as of now has built only 2651 toilets—just on papers.