Free Press Journal
  • ‘Beggar states’ jibe: Badal blames it on Cong govts

    Chandigarh/New Delhi : Within 24 hours of his speech in which he blamed the central government of “usurping powers of states” and reducing them to “status of mere beggars”, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday changed his tone and put the entire blame for the situation on previous Congress governments.

  • Jaipur outclass Puneri Paltan

    Kolkata : Jaipur Pink Panthers returned overwhelmed Puneri Paltan 33-27 to return to winning ways in the Pro Kabaddi at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on Sunday.

  • Rally taken out to mark ‘world census week’

    Burhanpur : Nehru Yuva Kendra organised various programmes from July 11 to 17 to mark world census week in the district. To spread awareness about the day, a rally was taken out in village Ichchhapur on the conclusion day of week-long programmes.

  • CIC notice to Rajnath, Pawar, Sonia, Maya for ignoring RTI queries

    New Delhi : The Central Information Commission has issued fresh notices naming top leaders of six national parties — Rajnath Singh, Mayawati, Sonia Gandhi, Prakash Karat, Sharad Pawar and Sudhakar Reddy — asking them to appear before it in cases filed by activists for not responding to RTI queries.

  • Dipika victorious

    Mumbai :  Dipika Pallikal Karthik dethroned defending champion Joshna Chinappa to regain the women’s title in the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship on Sunday.

  • Toppers of board exam felicitated

    Maheshwar : MP board exam topper students of Narmadiya Brahman Samaj were felicitated in a programme organised at local dharmshala of the community here on Sunday. During the programme, senior social activist of the community Mangesh Joshi was also felicitated by the guests.

  • RIL close to start gas output from CBM blocks in MP

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries is on the verge of starting commercial production of natural gas from its coal-bed methane (CBM) blocks in Madhya Pradesh. In a presentation to analysts post April-June earnings announcement, RIL said test gas production from Phase-1 facilities of Sohagpur-West block has commenced while the pipeline that will take the fuel to the consumers is under testing and pre-commissioning.

  • Preeti, Sneha shocked

    Mumbai : Women’s third seed Preeti Khedekar and fourth seed Sneha More crashed out in the pre-quarter-finals on a dramatic day of upsets, in the JVPG 1st Joint District Carrom Tournament, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana.

  • raghuram-rajan

    Banks can’t get blanket relief from CBI, CVC actions: Rajan

    Mumbai : Amid a clamour among bankers for immunity from action by agencies like CBI and CVC, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has disapproved of any “blanket sort of relief” but wants the decisions on loans given after appropriate due diligence to be protected.

  • Communist leader Dr Roohi passes away

    BHOPAL: Communist leader Dr Nusrat Bano Roohi died while undergoing treatment in Bhopal Memorial Hospital & Research Centre (BMHRC) on Sunday. She was 86. She was admitted to BMHRC after she complained of breathing problem. She slipped into comma and died while undergoing treatment this afternoon.
    Veteran journalist LS Hardenia, paying homage to the veteran communist leader, said, “Dr Roohi worked for women empowerment particularly for Muslim women throughout her life.”(FPNS)

  • 5 killed as heavy rains lash U’khand, rivers in spate

    Dehradun : Five persons were killed as heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand, taking the toll in the current spell of rains in the state to six even as most rivers were flowing close to the danger mark and the roads leading to Badrinath and Kedarnath blocked disrupting the pilgrimage.

  • Foreign flavor for NSCI Squash

    Mumbai : The top Indian players and some foreign players have confirmed their participation in the Rs 5 lakh prize-money NSCI Indian Classic Junior Open Squash Championship 2016, which is an SRFI 4-Star sanctioned and an ASF Silver event and is being conducted and hosted by NSCI at their glass-back courts from Tuesday, July 19 to Sunday, July 24, 2016.

  • Congress leader Aiyar to arrive on Tuesday

    BHOPAL : Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar is arriving in the state capital on July 19. He will address a workshop ‘Contribution of Pt Nehru in building of India’ at Gandhi Bhavan at 10.30AM. He will also release a book of veteran Journalist LS Hardenia “Nehru: Builder of modern India”.

  • Boost wireless signal with NETGEAR’s RANGE EXTENDER

    Now turn your ‘dead zones’ into fun zones. NETGEAR WiFi range extenders help you keep your mobile devices, media players and computers connected to WiFi with a reliable connection and expanded coverage in every corner of your home.

  • Govt, Oppn must join hands for GST breakthrough: Assocham

    New Delhi : Government and the main opposition party should get the long-stalled Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST passed in the Rajya Sabha in first few days of the monsoon session of Parliament, industry body Assocham has said.

  • Advance Tax Explained

    All taxpayers are required to pay advance tax in spite of the fact that most of their income is subject to TDS.

  • VIT launches V-FIT in Chennai campus

    “Indian entrepreneurs should take advantage of the low cost manpower available in India to produce quality textile and other products at low cost and compete with China in the manufacturing sector,” Dr. G. Viswanathan, Chancellor of VIT University, Vellore said, when presiding over the inaugural function of VIT Fashion Institute of Technology (V-FIT) and inaugurating the Academic Block-II at the VIT Chennai Campus. Inaugurating V-FIT, P. Mohammed Ali, Founder, Galfar Engineering and