Free Press Journal
  • JNU orders release of fellowships, degree

    New Delhi : Following protests by JNU students over denial of fellowships and degree for their alleged involvement in the controversial Afzal Guru event, the varsity administration on Thursday issued order to the concerned departments to release the same.

  • National players imparting training at summer camp

    Katni :  A 30-day summer camp has been organised by Naad Gunjan Parishad under the auspices of the CSR department of ACC limited Camore Cement works and Sports department at various villages of the rural and urban areas.

  • Bank stocks rally up to 6% as RBI eases provisioning norms

    Mumbai:  Bank stocks were in huge demand on Thursday, rising by up to 6 %, after the Reserve Bank allowed them to exclude from provisioning stressed loans of certain companies in the fourth quarter numbers. This will help ease burden on banks to some extent and support their bottomline.

  • 7 out of 11 major irrigation dams have no water left

    Mumbai : Out of 11 major irrigation dams in the drought-hit Maharashtra, seven have no water left in them, official figures revealed. According to the latest Water Resources Department data for the week ending April 15, only three per cent of water stock is available in all the 814 major, medium and minor irrigation projects in parched Marathwada region.

  • Malayalam star Suresh Gopi all set for RS entry

     Thiruvananthapuram : The Narendra Modi government has nominated action hero Suresh Gopi to the Rajya Sabha raising hopes among Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cadres in Kerala that they will soon have a minister in the Modi government.

  • Softbank investors seek Arora’s removal over ‘poor’ decisions

    New York : A group of investors of Japanese mobile giant SoftBank has sought probe and possible sacking of its India-born COO Nikesh Arora over potential conflicts of interest tied to his role as an adviser to a private equity firm. But SoftBank has stood by the Banaras Hindu University- graduate who is seen as heir-apparent to its billionaire founder Masayoshi Son, reports PTI.

  • Youth ordered community service at Gurdwara he vandalised in US

    Los Angeles : A 21-year-old man, who vandalised a gurdwara with hateful anti-ISIS graffiti following the San Bernardino shootings, has been sentenced to 80 hours of community service at the place of worship he targeted and 240 hours of graffiti cleanup, reports PTI.

  • Centenary celebrations for CR’s Matunga Carriage Workshop

    Mumbai : The Matunga Carriage Workshop of the Central Railway celebrated its centenary on Thursday with the presence of Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. The carriage repair workshop was built 1915 near Matunga railway station for repair workshop for broad gauge and narrow gauge coaches and wagons of the erstwhile Great Indian Peninsular (GIP) Railway.

  • Newly-wed couple, five others killed in car-truck collision

    Sonkutch/Dewas :  Seven persons of a marriage party including a newly-wed couple were killed on Thursday and another one seriously injured when their car collided with a speeding truck on Agra-Mumbai road.

  • Why are Patels in Gujarat so angry?

    The violent agitation by the ‘patidars’ in Gujarat has brought to the surface discord and disenchantment in Gujarat. The ‘patidars’, who are Patels, a surname noted for being numerically the most popular Indian last name in the US, are angry and agitating against the government headed by Chief Minister Anandiben Patel because as a caste group they feel that the political and economic space for them in their homeland Gujarat has shrunk

  • IS may be linked to Gurudwara attack in Germany: reports

    Berlin : The dreaded Islamic State terror group may be linked to the explosion at a gurudwara in Germany’s western city of Essen, media reports said today quoting officials investigating the attack.

  • Exhibition cum sell of Tanishq ornaments begins

    Mhow : Tata group of companies’ leading ornament company Tanishq has launched a sell-cum exhibition of company’s jewellery and ornaments.

  • Mass marriage ceremony organised at Chakrampur

    Shivpuri :  As many as one hundred and seventy five couples got married in a mass marriage ceremony organised at village Chakrampur under Narvar block under the Chief Minister’s Kanyadan Scheme.

  • ‘Give info on my son’s killer and get 25K’

    Nallasopara : A cash reward of Rs 25,000 has been announced by the father of a murder victim, who was stabbed to death in Nallasopara on March 17 by his friends. Though the Tulinj cops have been prompt in nabbing 3 of them, the fourth and allegedly the main master mind is still at large. Cops at Tulinj police station, Nallasopara east, are aware of this development and said that their efforts are

  • HC extends interim bail of Arvind Joshi

    BHOPAL: The High Court on Thursday extended interim bail of sacked IAS Arvind Joshi. However, the bail of his wife Tinu Joshi has been rejected.

  • Collector visits Harsola village Reviews Gram Uday se Bharat Uday campaign

    Mhow :  Indore district collector P Narhari visited Harsola village near here on Thursday. During the visit, entire local administrative officials were present with him. On this occasion, collector addressed the Gram Sansad of the village. Collector met the villagers and held discussions on the issues of development and problems of the village. A large number of villagers was also present at the meeting.