Free Press Journal
  • Directives issued to intensify drive to trace missing children

    Bhopal: In the wake of a recent incident of a city boy going missing, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has issued directives to officers to intensify drive to trace missing children in the state. The directives assumes significance in the light of missing of fifth-standard student Nishant Jhope from Saket Nagar here who disappeared near his school about a week ago.

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Akhilesh Yadav assures better solar energy sector in UP

    Lucknow: Emphasizing on having a better solar power generation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said despite all budgetary limitations the government was making all efforts to promote this sector. “Some states in the country are progressing with a fast pace in solar energy sector. Uttar Pradesh too wants to progress, but it has budgetary limitations. In the coming time we will try to fast forward the pace for

  • Book chronicles Gita Press’ journey, its Hindutva stand

    New Delhi: Gita Press, on the verge of completing 110 years, has marketed religion successfully like no other publishing house in India and despite claiming to maintain a safe distance from politics, it has regularly taken political stands, says a new book. “Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India” by journalist Akshaya Mukul takes a look at one of the most influential publishing enterprises in the history of modern India and features

  • Mustafa Kamaal

    Don’t attach importance to Pak-separatists meeting: Kamal

    Srinagar: National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal on Friday said Pakistan’s move to meet separatist leaders ahead of the NSA-level talks should not be given undue importance as they would not be present during the discussions.

  • Dosa

    9 Popular Dosa joints you must try out

    Mumbai is a city which is truly cosmopolitan and these influences can also be seen in the street food of Mumbai. As Mumbai attracted migrants during its growth, the migrants brought along their cuisine. The people from Southern India brought along the Dosa which comfortably made a presence felt in the Mumbai street food scene. Dosa is a very versatile dish as the essentials remain the same but it can produce a

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    NSA-level talks: Government making ‘fool of itself’ says Congress

    New Delhi: Amidst the Kashmiri separatists issue threatening to jeopardise the India-Pakistan NSA-level talks, Congress today slammed the government over its policy with regard to Pakistan, saying it had made a “joke of itself” and “failed” to send a clear message despite provocations. The party also charged that the government’s “flip-flop diplomacy is hurting the country dearly” even as India made it clear to Pakistan that it should not go ahead with the

  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah trapped inside lift in Patna, Lalu says fat people should not enter lift

    Patna: BJP President Amit Shah and three other senior party leaders were trapped inside a lift of the state guest house here for around 40 minutes, an incident which triggered a blame game between the saffron party and the Nitish Kumar government which attributed it to overloading. “The lift got stuck between the two floors and its metal doors also got jammed at around 11.30 PM last night. There was no lift operator

  • Parents, Cell Phones, Driving

    Most parents use cellphones while driving with kids

    New York: Middle-aged drivers are at higher risk of crashes because they use their cellphones regularly while driving, a study has found. “Unfortunately, we weren’t surprised to see that relatively few people understand the risks of distracted driving,” said lead author Jessa Engelberg from University of California-San Diego.

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    ‘Brothers’ rakes in Rs.72.6 crore in first week

    New Delhi: Action-packed family drama “Brothers” has minted over Rs.70 crore in one week. The Karan Malhotra directorial that presents Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra as warring brothers has collected Rs.72.6 crore net at the box office, read a statement. Akshay is seen doing mixed martial arts along with Sidharth in the film.

  • Caitlyn Jenner

    Caitlyn Jenner to face manslaughter charge?

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner could be charged with manslaughter following her car accident in Malibu earlier this year that left one person dead. “The case will be submitted to the district attorney next week,” said a police official.

  • Sartaj Aziz, Rizwan Akhtar

    Sartaj Aziz meets ISI chief ahead of NSA-level talks

    Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has reportedly met the country’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lieutenant-General Rizwan Akhtar  ahead of the NSA-level talks between the two countries scheduled to be held on August 24, according to reports. On Thursday, Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah said that Aziz would meet Hurriyat leaders in New Delhi and that consultations with Hurriyat leaders were a routine matter. He

  • MMTC floats tender for import of 10,000 tonnes onion

    New Delhi: State-run MMTC has invited bids from global suppliers for import of 10,000 tonnes onion from countries like Pakistan, Egypt, China and Afghanistan to boost domestic supply and check price rise. The wholesale price of onion at Lasalgaon in Maharashtra — country’s largest market for the crop — shot up to Rs 54 per kg today.

  • China, Drone missile

    Chinese military releases videos of its drone missile attacks

    Beijing: The Chinese military has released video footage of one of its home-made drones conducting a live-fire missile tests, demonstrating for the first time its ability to make use of fire power of the unmanned aerial vehicles.

  • Airtel 4G

    Airtel, Uber sign pact for free 4G Internet on the go

    New Delhi: US-based taxi-hailing app Uber has signed an agreement with telecom major Bharti Airtel to offer free high-speed Internet in its cabs across the country. Besides, Airtel will also become Uber’s official telecom partner across India by offering mobile, data and device plans to Uber driver-partners. The service, which has been launched in Mumbai, will soon be extended to other cities.

  • Right To Education

    Maharashtra wants revocation of no-detention policy in schools

    Mumbai: Most states in the country, including Maharashtra, want the Centre to amend the Right to Education Act and revoke its no-detention policy for students of Classes I to VIII, a state minister has said. During a recent meeting held by the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), most states urged the Union government to revoke its no-detention policy as students tend to not take their exams seriously, and thus it becomes difficult

  • Manjhi- The Mountain Man

    ‘Manjhi’ tax-free in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun: After Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand has now made Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s latest film “Manjhi – The Mountain Man” tax-free in the state.

  • Wriddhiman Saha

    Wriddhiman Saha half century takes India to 386/8 at lunch

    Colombo: Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha shepherded the lower order batsmen with an unbeaten half century as India batted at a slow pace to reach to 386 for 8 at lunch on day two of the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka here today.