Free Press Journal
  • IDBI officers, employees protest bank’s privatisation during strike

    BHOPAL : A four-day nation wide strike is being launched under the aegis of United Platform of IDBI Officer and Employees Association. Association’s State Unit, General Secretary, Pratik Vijayvargiya said government needs to re-think its anti-people’s policies. He said there is a need for introspection on solution of problems of Banks.

  • Stand against tobacco lobby, petition to PMO

    Mumbai : Karnataka Health minister, Alla-habad High Court Bar Associa-tion and widows of the former tobacco users came forward to urge Prime Minister to stand against the powerful tobacco lobby.

  • Cops register case of truck theft after over a year

    BHOPAL : A truck worth Rs 5 lakhs was stolen from Parvalia Area in the year 2014, while Police have registered case after one and half year on Tuesday.

  • I beg forgiveness from nation: Waqar Younis

    Lahore : Pakistan’s chief coach Waqar Younis on Tuesday asked for forgiveness from the nation and said he was ready to resign for the team’s disastrous outing in the ICC World Twenty20. Pakistan failed to clear the group stage and the campaign included a six-wicket defeat to arch-rivals India.

  • Motivational session by Parag Kher

    Hoshangabad : Parag Kher, director of Concept Tutorials, Indore spread a keen sense of faith and confidence among the students of class XI and XII of Hoshangabad. Parag Khar took a marathon class of 4 hours in which he discussed with the students and parents about the growing stress among students which is mostly caused due to wrong study practices. He stressed the fact that the correct way of preparation with the correct

  • Tiger hunts ox at Ghunsu

    Umaria : A Tiger hunted down an ox in village Ghunsu under Janpad Panchayat Manpur. The tiger which is active since last one week has kept everyone in fear. People keep themselves in their home after it gets dark. According to the sources, the tiger killed the ox of Chhotelal Kacchi.

  • Virat Kohli not the only focus, says Chris Gayle

    Mumbai : Swashbuckling West Indies opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday conceded that India would start as favourites in the World T20 semifinal showdown here on Thursday as the home side have “many match-winners” but warned that the Caribbeans would also be plotting for an upset win.

  • Mary Kom and Shiva Thapa in semis

    Qian’an (China) : Three Indian boxers, including top seeds M C Mary Kom (51kg) and Shiva Thapa (56kg), stood just one win away from clinching an Olympic berth after they advanced to the semifinals of the Asia/Oceania Qualifying Tournament here on Tuesday. Fourth seed L Devendro Singh (49kg) was the third Indian to enter the semifinals.

  • Mumbai Police

    Mumbai Police change recruitment norms

    Mumbai : Taking a lesson from the last constable recruitment drive, when three candidates had died during the fitness tests, the Mumbai Police have reduce the jogging distance from five kilometers to 1.6 kilometers and have decided to keep this tests either during morning or evening time. Candidates who have applied for the post of constables have to undergo several tests before they are recruited, and one of this is the distance they

  • Motor insurance premium hiked by up to 40%

    New Delhi : Insurance of vehicle, including cars and bikes, will become costlier from April 1 as insurance regulator Irdai has decided to increase premiums by up to 40%  from the next fiscal.    Third party motor insurance premium for small cars (up to 1,000 cc) will now be up 39.9 per cent to Rs 2,055 from Rs 1,468 being currently charged.

  • SBI gifts e-rickshaw to university

    Sagar : An e-rickshaw was given as a gift to Dr. Hari Singh Gaur University by the university branch of State Bank of India in order to maintain pollution free environment at the campus. The rickshaw was gifted under the social banking scheme of the bank. Vice-chancellor Prof. RP Tiwari said that this is a good step taken by the SBI. Area manager of SBI Dileep Guha, branch manager Vibhu Maharshi, NK Kulkarni,

  • Will be there next season!

    Londn : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he is not thinking about stepping down from his post, as he revealed his intention to stay for at least another season at the English Premier League football club.

  • Woman affected by Deonar fire files online plea

    Mumbai: A resident affected by the fire incidents at the Deonar dumping ground here has started an online petition seeking the Prime Minister and the Supreme Court to uphold the rights of citizens to clean air. The petition launched last week by Chembur resident Shilpa Bosco on, world’s largest technology platform for social change, so far has got support from 10,909 people worldwide. Bosco has highlighted in the petition major factors

  • Har assembly unanimously passes Jat quota bill

    Chandigarh : The Haryana assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to provide reservation to Jat and other communities. The opposition Congress legislators kept away from the session when the bill was passed.

  • Vodafone moves ICJ over tax arbitration with India

    New Delhi : British telecom giant Vodafone is believed to have moved the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ) seeking appointment of a judge to preside over a arbitration over its Rs 14,200-crore tax case.    Vodafone this month moved ICJ after arbitrators appointed by it and the government of India failed to reach a consensus on selection of a neutral/presiding judge of the three-member panel, sources told PTI.

  • Donkey rally by Jewellers’ Association

    Morena : The Jewellers’ Association which is on a strike from past twenty eight days protesting against the imposing of excise duty by the government carried out a donkey rally on Tuesday. In this rally, two donkeys were given the name of Narendra Modi and Arun Jetliey and were kept in front of the rally. The Kinnar community also participated in the rally. Significantly, two percent VAT has been imposed on the purchase

  • Godara to the four as Tigers maul V. Polo

    Mumbai : Camby Tigers (team handicap of 8) came up with a stealth performance and roared to a splendid 7-2 ½ goals victory against V. Polo Team (team handicap of 7) in a round-robin league match of the RWITC (8 Goals) event organized by the Amateur Riders’ Club (ARC) as part of the 69th Annual Horse Show & Polo Tournaments – 2016, at the ARC polo grounds, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai on Tuesday.