Free Press Journal
  • Workshops organised on cyber crimes

    Indore : Police Radio Training School, Indore is organising workshops in schools, colleges and other institutions of the city to make students aware of cyber crimes. The workshops are being held under the aegis of IG Varun Kapoor via a program entitled ‘Black Ribbon Initiative’.

  • Supreme Court upholds Kerala ban on online lotteries

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the decision of Kerala government to prohibit sale of online lottery tickets, saying the state was “well within its legislative competence” to regulate such lotteries.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee (R) meet officials at the launch of "IMPRINT India" during the Visitor’s Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday.

    ‘Education must deepen students-society ties’

    New Delhi : Stressing that India must follow a multi-disciplinary approach that allows students to learn and seek knowledge holistically, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that education must deepen their linkage with society and develop a scientific temper in them.

  • MP clears Rs 8K-cr supp budget to help farmers

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Thursday cleared a supplementary budget of over Rs 8,000 crore for providing enhanced relief to the drought-affected farmers in the state during the day-long special session.

  • Despite tensions, Carter visits South China Sea

    Mumbai : In a symbolic swipe at China’s muscular moves in the South China Sea, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter  (in pic) visited an American aircraft carrier in the disputed waterway.

  • Suu Kyi vows to be ‘above president’ if she wins poll

    Yangon : Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday declared she will be “above the president” and run the government if her party wins this weekend’s landmark election, in defiant comments addressing a current ban on her taking top office, reports AFP.

  • Step-father rapes 13-yr-old after tying her up

    Indore : City police on Wednesday booked a man for raping a 13-year-old. The accused is the step-father of the victim and fled the scene when the victim’s mother and a neighbour came for the girl’s rescue.

  • Weather turns hot again, winter to set in by Nov 15

    Indore: After a short spell of cold, city temperature again shot up by three notches, making the day hot on Thursday. The night temperature also went higher due to the cloudy weather of the last few days. According to the Meteorological Department, the  increase in temperature is only due to the cloudy weather.

  • Maldives impeaches Vice Prez accused of plotting to kill prez

    Male : Maldivian Vice President Ahmed Adeeb under arrest over an alleged attempt to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen was impeached by the Parliament in an extraordinary session after approving the controversial 30-day state of emergency. Sixty one lawmakers out of the 85 present during the session voted in favour. The main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) lawmakers boycotted the vote.

  • Mexico SC opens door to recreational pot use

    Mexico City : Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that growing, possessing and smoking marijuana for recreation is legal under the right to freedom. The measure was approved in 4-1 vote on the five-justice panel, backing the argument that smoking marijuana is covered under the right of “free development of personality.”

  • Would love to have less friction in working with govt: Nadella

    Mumbai  : Amid government’s claim of improved business climate in the country, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said he would love to have “less frictions” in working with the government systems.

  • Virtusa to buy 53% stake in Polaris Cons for Rs 1,173 cr

    New Delhi : Virtusa agreed to buy 53 % stake in Indian IT company Polaris Consulting and Services for about Rs 1,173 crore, a move that will help the US-based firm garner a bigger chunk of the global banking and finance (BFS) industry. Virtusa would spend another Rs 587.7 crore to acquire an additional 26 % stake in the BSE-listed firm, in compliance with SEBI’s open offer norms.

  • Tata Steel posts 22% jump in profit

    New Delhi : Tata Steel Ltd reported a 22% rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 1,528.71 crore for September quarter as gains from selling shares in group companies negated decline in sales from weakening prices. Sales fell 18% to Rs 29,304.69 crore.

  • Rabi pulses MSP hiked sharply by Rs 250/qtl; wheat by Rs 75/quintal

    New Delhi: Faced with high prices of pulses, the Centre hiked the support price to farmers for masoor and gram dals sharply by Rs 250 a quintal each to boost production in the ongoing rabi season and reduce dependency on imports.

  • How lethal is chronic stress?

    London : Chronic stress can be really lethal, causing heart attacks, stroke, irritable bowel syndrome and weight gain, reports ANI.

  • We envy people of our own age more

    New York : While envy lessens with age, both men and women are more likely to envy someone of their own age, reveals a new study, reports IANS.