Free Press Journal
  • Indian IT companies on hiring spree fearing a tighter H1-B visa regime under Trump

    Indian Information Technology firm have decided to hire more locals and step up acquisitions in the United States to fight the trend of protectionism which is expected to follow the election of Donald Trump as the country’s President. India’s $150 billion IT companies heavily depends upon the H1-B visa programme, which allows the non-US citizens to work in the country.

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    Mumbai: Women to re-enter Haji Ali dargah after 5 years

    Mumbai,  After five years, a series of legal battles and agitations, a group of women activists will enter the famous Haji Ali dargah (mausoleum) here on Tuesday afternoon, an activist said.

  • Ohio attacker identified as student angry at US interference

    Columbus: A university student whose family immigrated from Somalia rammed his car into a crowd at Ohio State University and attacked them with a butcher knife, injuring 11 before police fatally shot him.

  • Trump meets Petraeus as race for Secretary of State heats up

    Washington: Stepping up his search for a new US secretary of state, President-elect Donald Trump has met highly-decorated but scandal-scarred former CIA chief David Petraeus amid open infighting among Trump’s advisers over who to pick for the coveted post.

  • Demonetisation: Narendra Modi’s monumental political gamble

    Since he dropped the demonetisation bombshell on a Tuesday evening (November 8), sending India into a state of shock and awe, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again become the focus of sustained attention. As Indians, both very rich and those barely above the poverty line, have grappled with the realities of a draconian demonetisation that has put nearly 86 per cent of the cash supply of India out of circulation, there have been

  • Gradual remonetisation to the rescue of ill-prepraped demonetisation plan

    Barring the infamous emergency of 1975 enforced by Indira Gandhi, India’s millions had not been thrown into a convulsion on a scale wrought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation with its chaotic impact for the entire population and a distressed economy, neither job-creating nor inclusive.

  • Punjab Nabha jailbreak: Higher vigilance needed ahead of assembly polls

    The jailbreak in the high-security Nabha jail in Punjab in which dreaded Khalistan terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo and five others escaped, and the subsequent arrest from Delhi of Mintoo point to serious jail lapses on the one hand and the fine subsequent coordination between the Punjab and Delhi police. While the escape needs to be investigated thoroughly and responsibility fixed on those who were guilty of dereliction of duty or wilful connivance, those involved

  • Bharat Bandh, Akrosh Diwas: A wasted opposition effort

    The lack of coordination and the confused state of the Opposition in Parliament have come out in sharp focus with the manner in which the Bharat bandh, later christened ‘Akrosh Diwas’ was organised on Monday. With more than a dozen opposition parties participating to express their anger over the demonetisation of higher denomination notes and the scheme’s poor implementation, it was expected that the nationwide call would create some impact. But there was little

  • Bhopal: NTPC, Singrauli organises inter-departmental volleyball championship

    BHOPAL: The team of Operation Group-A won an inter-departmental volleyball championship was organised at NTPC Ltd, Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station. Operation Group-A defeated Electrical Maintenance team in the finals by 25-20 and 25-17. Chatur Singh and Munnan Singh of Operation Group-A displayed extraordinary playing skills. As many as 7 teams of various departments took part in the event.

  • Bhopal: Alliance Fraincaise moves into new office

    BHOPAL: The new premises of Alliance Française de Bhopal at B-75, Shahpura was inaugurated on Monday by Yves Perrin, the Consul General of France in Bombay.  On the occasion, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures, ‘Songs of the Forest” was also showcased. The exhibits are created by the emerging Gond artists of Madhya Pradesh. The exhibition will be inaugurated by the French Counsellor from the French Embassy. The idea of the exhibition

  • Bhopal: Students present views on violence against women

    BHOPAL: Archdiocese of Bhopal in collaboration with Queen Mary’s School organised a workshop on “International day of violence against women”. Rev Sr Quietline, the principal of the school welcomed the distinguished guests and said that she was overwhelmed to see the positive response to this workshop and thanked the diocese for extending its help to organise this wonderful workshop to promote meaningful awareness for the school students. There were around 30 students

  • Mobile phones that could sense environment , check food quality

    London: Scientists from VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland have created the world’s first hyper spectral mobile device that would enable consumers to use their mobile phones to sense environment and other abstract things like food quality or monitor health, according to ANI.

  • Bhopal: State equestrians win medals in Bengaluru championship

    BHOPAL: Pranay Khare and Sudipti Hajela of MP Horse Riding Academy, won medals in Equestrian Premier League Finale held at Bengaluru. Pranay won one gold medal in show-jumping open category while Sudipti won a silver medal in show-jumping (60 cm) category.

  • Japanese robot flunks top university entry exam

    Tokyo: The dream of a Japanese robot with artificial intelligence to secure a place at the prestigious University of Tokyo is over after the bot failed miserably in a standard entrance exam. The robot called Torobo-kun has now failed in the entry exam for four years in a row and will have to work in a “real job” in industry, according to PTI.

  • Bored in love life? Seven year itch is for real

    London: Have you ever felt that your long relationship has no spark left and happiness has nose-dived considerably in your love life? Blame it on the famous seven-year itch phenomenon. According to researchers, the seven-year itch is a psychological term that suggests that happiness in a relationship declines after around seven years of marriage, says IANS.

  • Bhopal: Sanchi varsity to run courses in Sri Lanka

    BHOPAL: Sanchi University for Buddhist and Indic Studies will soon launch its programmes at Nagnanda International Centre for Buddhist Studies, Sri Lanka. It was decided in a meeting of executive council of the University, held at the University on Monday.

  • Kalyan youth from Thane who joined ISIS, killed in Turkey in drone strike

    Dombivli: Among the four Indian youth who had joined the terror outfit, ISIS in 2014, 22-year-old Aman Tandel has been reportedly killed in a drone attack in Turkey. The Tandel family based in Kalyan, received a call from an unknown person informing them of the same.

  • Bhopal: Valid demands will be fulfilled, CM tells employees

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, addressing a Mahapanchayat of state employees unions at Mantralaya Park here on Monday, said that employees will be given the benefit of the Seventh Pay Commission. The state government understands their problems very well and a decision on their valid demands will be taken soon. Chouhan also made employees take the resolve that they would work hard with full dedication to make Madhya Pradesh the best