Free Press Journal
  • Sadiya, Naziya win Islamic, general knowledge contest

    Sironj :  The final round of seventh Islamic and general knowledge competition was organised at Aman marriage hall in which Sadiya Parveen won the senior group title and Naziya Haseen won the junior group title.

  • MTHL to be built in 3 packages: MMRDA

    Mumbai : With the environmental clearance secured for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to construct the 22-km bridge over the Mumbai harbour in three packages. The contract for constructing the bridge will be divided in packages of roughly 7 kilometer to simplify the complex engineering project.

  • 1,350 more seats for wannabe docs

    BHOPAL :  It is a good news for the students who aspire to make a career in medical field that from the new session there will be 1350 more medical under graduate seats in various medical colleges in the state. The medical

  • Two dies as land caves in

    Dewas :  Two people died here in the Kannaud police station area during digging works in a farm.

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    Politically correct but intellectually?

    On Republic Day, I attended the concluding day of a four-day literature festival held in Kolkata. I had flown to the city from Jaipur after participating in a similar — and some would say bigger — annual gathering devoted to the same theme. At both places, writers, critics and publishers had gathered in large numbers to exchange ideas, share gossip and, in general, have a good time.

  • Eat more fruits in adolescence to lower the risk breast cancer

    New York : Girls who eat more high-fibre foods during adolescence – especially lots of fruits and vegetables – may have significantly lower breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary fibre when young, new research has found, reports IANS.

  • UP Wizards stun Waveriders 6-2

    New Delhi : Uttar Pradesh Wizards produced a fine performance to stun Delhi Waveriders 6-4 in a high-scoring round-robin match of the fourth Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium, here on Monday.

  • Tech Mahindra Q3 net falls 6% to Rs 759 cr

    New Delhi: The fifth-biggest software exporter Tech Mahindra posted a 5.7 % decline in December quarter net at Rs 759.2 crore, pulled down by a margin squeeze due to its acquisitions during the quarter.  Overall revenues surged 16.50 % to Rs 6,701.1 crore, but operating profit declined to Rs 1,135.9 crore. Chief financial officer Milind Kulkarni explained that this is mainly due to acquisitions, saying the pre-tax margins have come down to

  • Now, paper and pencil to generate electricity

    Geneva : A small device made from household materials such as paper, pencil and a teflon tape can generate enough electricity to operate a remote control, says PTI.

  • Army Public School excels in Cyclathon

    Mhow :  Military Hospital, Mhow organised a Cyclothon here on Sunday to create awareness about environment and leprosy.

  • CBI for 3rd opinion on weapon used in rationalists’ murder

    Mumbai: The CBI is consi-dering going for a third opi-nion on the weapon used in the murders of rationalists Narendra Dabholkar and M M Kalburgi and activist Govind Pansare, after Bangalore and Mumbai forensic labs differed on the issue, the agency told the Bombay High Court on Monday. While the Bangalore forensic science laboratory (FSL) was of the opinion that different weapons were used in the murders, the Kalina FSL in Mumbai

  • CM assures abolition of VFR

    Social activist Anna Hazare had written a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi last week, seeking her support for the Village Forest Rules

  • Are diagnostic labels of asthma, COPD even viable?

    Washington DC : A team of researchers has tried to explore whether or not tagging every patient’s breathing problem as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is viable, reports IANS.

  • India blows away Nepal

    Mirpur : Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant smashed his way into the record books with a 24-ball 78 as India colts gave Nepal a rude reality check by handing them a seven-wicket hammering to finish their league engagements unbeaten in the ICC U-19 World Cup here on Monday.

  • Car sales get off to a slow start in 2016

    New Delhi : Domestic car sales in 2016 began on a subdued note, with market leader Maruti Suzuki posting a marginal increase in January and the likes of Hyundai, Ford and Mahindra & Mahindra reporting a single-digit growth. Home-grown auto major Tata Motors and Honda Cars India saw their domestic sales dip in January even as the industry tries to build momentum for the year, with the Auto Expo just round the corner.

  • CJI gears up to fill HC vacancies

    New Delhi : The Centre has urged the Chief Justice of India to let the existing collegium headed by him start appointing the High Court Judges until the memorandum of procedure for recruitment of judges in the higher judiciary is finalised.

  • Sena seeks financial assistance for Mumbai; draws Oppn’s flak

    Mumbai : Days after the Centre handpicked 20 cities across the country for the first phase of its ‘Smart City’ project, the Shiv Sena on Monday said that instead of including Mumbai in the future list, financial assistance should be provided to the metropolis to complete its ongoing projects.