Free Press Journal
  • City photographers shine in AIPC

    Ujjain : Photographers from Ujjain won prizes in All India Photography Contest (AIPC) and will be rewarded during a ceremony in Chitrakoot. The contest was organised by Rawatpura Sarkar Nyas and the theme was Simhastha-2016.

  • Centre mulling hike in minimum pay after unions threaten strike

    New Delhi : With various associations of central government employees announcing an indefinite strike from July 11 against the “meagre” pay hike announced in the 7th Pay Commission, the government is considering increasing the minimum pay up to Rs 20,000, informed sources said.

  • Jayaram, Praneeth in semis

    Calgary : Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth advanced to the semifinals of the USD 55,000 Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament after notching up contrasting victories in the men’s singles competition here.

  • Dhaka impact: India calls for global anti-terror pact

    United Nations : As terrorists struck a massive blow in the region on Friday, India called for quick action to adopt the long-stalled Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) and expressed disappointment that the General Assembly failed to push for its early adoption.

  • Bolt injured Jamaican is out of Olympic Trials with torn Hamstring

    Kingston : Reigning Olympic and world 100-metre champion Usain Bolt withdrew from the Jamaican National Olympic Trials after 100m semi-finals with a torn hamstring that could keep him from defending gold at the Rio Olympics. Bolt, the 100m world record-holder who turns 30 on the final day of the Rio Games, won his semi-final heat in 10.04 despite a slow start then left the National Stadium well before what was to have been

  • Vigil intensified along Indo-Bangla border

    New Delhi/Kolkata:  The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday intensified vigil along the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal in the wake of the terror attack in Dhaka after the government sounded a high alert in bordering states.

  • Security beefed up in Kolkata

    Kolkata : Security was on Saturday beefed up in the city following Bangladesh’s worst terror attack by suspected ISIS militants at a cafe popular with expats.

  • Amla-Bravo set new T20 world record stand

    Port of Spain : South Africa’s Hashim Amla and Dwayne Bravo of the West Indies set a new world record for a fifth-wicket stand in Twenty20 cricket of 150 in the Caribbean Premier League on Friday.

  • Three teenage boys stripped, beaten over theft charge

    Bengaluru : Three teenage school boys were stripped naked and mercilessly beaten up by a group of men for allegedly stealing money from a shop near Hoskote in Bengaluru rural district, a video of which went viral on Saturday.

  • India hold Argentina

    Valencia : Indian men’s hockey team managed to hold Argentina to a thrilling 3-3 draw in the six-nation Invitational tournament during their penultimate round-robin match on Saturday.

  • “A huge country like India can't afford to have a two-party system or two-alliance system." Asaduddin owaisi MIM chief

    Owaisi offers legal aid to IS suspects

    Hyderabad : The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has announced that his party would provide legal aid to five IS suspects arrested from Hyderabad earlier this week by the National Investigation agency.

  • Vaishnavi & Shruti in finals

    Mumbai : Nagpur’s Vaishnavi Bhale will clash against Shruti Mundada of Pune in the women’s singles final whereas, both of them will team up together against Manasi Gadgil and Vaishnavi Iyer in the women’s doubles final in the Safal 1st Maharashtra senior state selection badminton tournament conducted by Sports United at the Chembur Gymkhana. In the women’s singles semis, the fourth seeded Vaishnavi beat Nagpur’s Mrunmayi Saoji 21-19, 21-14 while, Shruti outplayed Nashik’s

  • Delhi Dabangs win finally

    Jaipur : After nine games, finally Dabang Delhi managed to win one. With a lead of eight points, Dabang Delhi registered a comprehensive win over Bengaluru Bulls here. Delhi pocketed the match 32-24. Bulls were not looking good with their defence and Delhi at the same time had some superb tackles. After Bulls were all out, Delhi gave them no chance to recover. They kept the lead increasing and finished the match as

  • Mehbooba hits out at separatists for strike calls

    Srinagar : Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday cautioned people of Jammu to be vigilant against elements “trying to communalise” the state’s situation even as she hit out at separatists for their frequent strike calls in the Valley, saying it is affecting the economy.

  • Pak Hindu scribe under pressure to retract statement!

    New Delhi/Karachi : A Dalit Hindu reporter working with Pakistan’s state-run news agency says he has slipped into depression after facing discrimination from his Muslim boss.

  • Hits back at Rahul

    Varanasi: BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday attacked Rahul Gandhi after the Congress Vice President questioned the NDA government’s achievements, saying it was no mean feat that even the opposition has been unable to level any corruption charges against it. “I want to tell you Rahul Baba what the (Narendra) Modi government has achieved in the last two years. It has not engaged in even a single instance of corruption like your