Free Press Journal
  • Sena asks Mehbooba Mufti to clarify stand on Wani

    Mumbai: Needling the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir over violence after the killing of Burhan Wani, the Shiv Sena today sought to know the stand of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on the Hizbul militant commander and said it fears whether BJP has been right in giving her the reigns of the state.

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     Golfers Anirban Lahiri, S.S.P. Chawrasia seal Rio berth

    New Delhi: Star golfers Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P. Chawrasia will represent India at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as the sport makes its return to the quadrennial sporting extravaganza after a gap of 112 years.  With July 11 being the cut-off date for qualification, Lahiri and Chawrasia have made the grade for Rio as per the International Golf Federation’s (IGF) rankings for the Olympic men’s competition.

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    White house praises Edhi, calls him a great humanitarian

    Washington : In a tribute to legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, the White House has described him as one of the world’s great humanitarians and said his life is a sharp contrast to those who use fear and violence to create divisions. Spokesman for the White House National Security Council Ned Price said, “Mr Edhi led a life dedicated to serving others, and his determination to provide equal treatment for all regardless

  • Nitish’s visit to poll-bound UP to help Cong: BJP

    Patna: Asserting that JD(U) has no presence in Uttar Pradesh, senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today charged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with trying to eat into BJP’s votes in the poll-bound state at the behest of Congress.

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    Ritu dropped, Sushila to lead Indian women’s hockey team in Rio Olympics

    New Delhi: Veteran midfielder and longtime skipper Ritu Rani was dropped from the Indian women’s hockey squad for the upcoming Rio Olympics on Tuesday and Sushila Chanu named the captain. Ritu has been an important member of the national team over the years and led them to their first Olympic qualification in 36 years. But she left the national camp last week following allegations of poor performance and attitude problems from Hockey

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    ‘India Test series tough challenge for our inexperienced team’

    Basseterre: West Indies captain Jason Holder believes it will be a tough challenge for his young and inexperienced team to face the quality bowling and batting attack of World No. 2 India during the four-Test series. starting at Antigua on July 21. “It’s going to be a tough series. India is ranked number 2 for a reason. They have a quality batting line-up and a quality bowling as well. It will

  • Two more IS sympathisers held in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested two more persons here as part of its probe into a suspected Islamic State (IS) terror module busted in the city last month.

  • Upadhyay demands cabinet expansion in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand PCC chief Kishore Upadhyay today demanded that the expansion of state council of ministers should take place at the earliest and suggested Chief Minister Harish Rawat it could be done after the conclusion of special session of the Assembly.

  • Delhi government to set up 300 ‘dengue clinics’

    New Delhi: The Delhi government will set up 300 ‘dengue clinics’ to tackle dengue cases in the city, as around 40 cases of the vector-borne disease have been reported so far.

  • Dist admin reclaims 27 acre ‘government’ land

    Ujjain: The district administration on Monday took the possession of about 27 acre land worth over Rs 30 crore, which was reportedly occupied by the land sharks.

  • Mayor directs to install biometric machine to check absenteeism

    Ujjain: Perturbed over the constant absenteeism of municipal officials and employees at their workplaces, mayor Meena Jonwal has taken a decision to install biometric thumb impression machines at the office to ensure regularity of the employees.

  • Namkeen goes out of Ujjainites’ plate, sellers asked to lessen price

    Ujjain: With the skyrocketing prices of namkeen in the city, the cheaper snack, which the Ujjainites like most to take along with their meal, hardly finds place in their plates. Considering the sorry state, administration has asked the namkeen sellers to reduce the prices of namkeen.