Free Press Journal
  • AAP ‘supersedes’ Waqf Board, strips it of power

    New Delhi : The AAP Government has “superseded” the Delhi Waqf Board, transferring all its powers and duties to the Secretary (Revenue) in the city administration.

  • Devotees dressed as deities Lord Rama and Laxman pose during a religious procession at the grounds in Amritsar on Thursday on the occasion of Dussehra.

    Evil goes up in smoke as India celebrates Dussehra

    New Delhi : Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil as fervour marked Dussehra festivities across the country today.

  • Collector inspects damaged crops

    KATNI : Collector Vikash Narwal investigating the survey supervised the areas where crop has damaged. During supervision, he meet and talked about 100 farmers and villagers. Farmers told him that crops has damaged on large level. Collector promised farmers that compensation will be given soon according to damage. He instructed concerning officers to fast the process of survey. He also see the function of a harvester.

  • Dussehra celebrated with great enthusiasm and gaiety

    DHAR/ BARNAGAR/ BETMA : Dussehra, the festival of ‘victory of Good over evil’, was celebrated across the state with great enthusiasm and gaiety. The huge effigies of Ravana were torched and thousands people specially children enjoyed the colors of fire crackers. The prorgamme of ‘Ravan Dahan’ was the main attraction of the festival.

  • Keys of over 125 vehicles distributed at SBI loan carnival

    SHAJAPUR : Loan carnival organized by State Bank of India at Manorama Garden on Berchha road received warm response. KT Ajit, Chief General Manager, Bhopal Circle, was the chief guest at the carnival which was organized specially for vehicle loan. While SBI GM PH Pammi presided over the function, DGM Indore region KS Prasad and Assistant General Manager Jai Narayan Gupta were the special guests at the loan distribution function.

  • People help a girl in wheelchair over a fence as migrants wait to board a bus after crossing the Slovenian-Austrian border. More than 12,600 migrants arrived in Slovenia.

    Migrant crisis: EU calls mini summit

    Ljubljana : The EU has called a mini summit with Balkan countries on the migrant crisis, as Slovenia became the latest state to buckle under a surge of refugees desperate to reach northern Europe before winter, reports AFP.

  • Kerry seeks clarity on holy site status

    Berlin : US Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Berlin for talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he hopes will help ease spiraling tensions and violence with the Palestinians.

  • Pakistan police closes murder case against Sharif

    Lahore : In a relief to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab police have “closed” a murder case against him, his brother Shahbaz and some members of his cabinet for their alleged involvement in the killing of 14 supporters of a Canada-based cleric last year.

  • 13-year-old girl arrested in UK over stabbing incident

    London : A 13-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a man who was stabbed to death after a confrontation with a group of young people in Britain’s Essex county, the media reported on Thursday.

  • Hinduja brothers second-most influential Asian people in the UK

    London: Seven British-Indians have secured a spot in top 10 of the ‘GG2 Power 101 list’. The GG2 Leadership Awards recognise and reward high achievers within ethnic minorities and celebrate the very best of multicultural Britain.

  • Gluttony, sex and golf — deadly sins for China’s Marxists

    Beijing : China’s Communist Party has banned its members from “extravagant eating and drinking”, engaging in “improper sexual relationships with others” and playing golf, state media reported.

  • Grand ‘Path-Sanchlan’ taken out on Dussehra

    Mhow : A grand ‘Path-Sanchlan’ of Rashtriya Swyamsevak Sangh (RSS) was taken out on the occasion of Vijay Dashami here on Thursday. Hundreds of volunteers of Sangh took part in the procession.

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    RCom in talks with telcos for 2G pacts similar to 3G-ICR

    New Delhi : Telecom operator Reliance Communications is planning to roll out a 3G ICR-like roaming agreement to continue 2G service in Bihar, West Bengal and Assam after its right to use 2G spectrum expires in December. “RCom already has existing and valid intra-circle roaming (ICR) agreements with other telecom operators, predominantly Tata Teleservices and Aircel, to offer 2G GSM services to its customers in these three circles,” a source privy to the

  • Ratan Tata, AmEx invest in digital currency firm Abra

    New Delhi :  US-based startup Abra today said Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata and credit card player American Express have made an undisclosed investment in the firm — their first such venture involving digital currency.

  • Airline losses to reduce by 35% to Rs 5,500 crore: Icra

    Mumbai :  Low crude prices, increasing efficiency and rising air traffic will help the domestic airlines bring down their losses massively this fiscal to around Rs 5,500 crore from around Rs 8,500 crore last year, says an analyst report.