Free Press Journal
  • Decoded: How children perceive anger in speech

    Washington : In a recent research, experts from acoustics and psychology teamed up to understand how children process emotion in speech and how it might influence their development, reports ANI. Presented at the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan joint meeting, the study could help in child development accordingly.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You will focus on your goals today and try to complete it time Those in politics and social sector will need to discuss issues with other parties and then make any strong decision. Romance is in the air.

  • Bhopal: Flights delayed, trains run late by several hours

    BHOPAL: The fog continued to disrupt air, train and vehicular traffic for second consecutive day on Sunday in the state. Fifty metres visibility was recorded at various places like Bhopal, Gwalior, Chambal, Khajuraho, Jabalpur, Rewa, Satna and other cities located in northern belt of the state.

  • Pawar takes sarcastic jibe at PM

    The Maratha strongman says the co-operative banks are in a dilemma on how to store these cash deposits and repay interest to their customers (more…)

  • Bhopal: Disabled persons stage dharna near CM House in chilly night

    BHOPAL: A large number of disabled persons continued their sit-in till late chilly night on Saturday near the residence of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Polytechnic Square to protest against the state government alleging rampant mismanagement during their convention at Ravindra Bhavan on World Disability Day, but local MLAs did not turn up at venue.

  • Kerala opposition blames minister for cash hassles

    Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac was attacked on Sunday by the opposition over the way he handled the post-demonetisation situation in the state, causing difficulties to both salaried class and pensioners, reports IANS.

  • Bhopal: Poor will get sumptuous food for Rs 5 says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, announcing plethora of schemes on Sunday at the state-level training programme on public welfare schemes, said anyone would get sumptuous food just for Rs 5 from Deendayal Rasoi in the state from the next financial year. The CM also upgraded several old schemes in the programme. Almost the entire cabinet and many MLAs of the party were present on the occasion.

  • Septuagenarian dies while filling withdrawal form

    Thanjavur (TN) : A 70-year-old farmer collapsed and died while filling withdrawal form at a public sector bank near Papanasam in the district, police said.

  • BJP slams Manmohan for attacking note ban

    Bengaluru : BJP hit out at former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over his criticism of demonetisation, saying he “lacks credibility” for such an attack as he himself headed the most “corrupt regime ever”.

  • Note swap racket busted in Odisha; `1.42 cr seized

    Bhubaneswar : Odisha Police on Sunday busted a currency exchange racket in scrapped notes with the seizure of over Rs 1.42 crore and arrest of eight persons in Sambalpur district, reports IANS. The Sambalpur police also recovered two pistols, five live rounds of bullets and a car from their possession. The police have seized Rs 1,42,91,000 out of which Rs 85,62,000 is in newly-introduced denomination notes.

  • Micro-ATMs, POS asked to guard against cyber attacks

    New Delhi : With the usage of micro-ATMs and POS counters witnessing a sharp surge post demonetisation, the country’s premier cyber security agency CERT-In has cautioned customers, bankers and traders against skimming and malware attacks on these systems and asked them to adopt high-end encryption to plug possible breaches, reports PTI.

  • `10 lakh worth scrapped notes found

    Tirupati : Scrapped notes valued Rs.10 lakh were found in the possession of popular Telugu actor and TDP legislator N. Balakrishna’s wife Vasundhara Devi at Renigunta Airport near here.

  • Packet of torn notes found in Kolkata

    Kolkata : A packet-full of torn and damaged currency notes of demonetised denominations was recovered in the city outskirts on Sunday, police said.

  • Bhopal: Demonetisation will also curb terrorism says Shivraj Chouhan

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes was not only aimed at wiping out black money and corruption but to also deal with the threat of terrorism. “There is a big divide between the rich and poor. The rich are becoming richer and the poor are turning poorer,” Chouhan said at a function in Jambori Maidan here.

  • Amritsar Declaration names LeT, Jaish as threat to peace

    Amritsar : An international conference on Afghanistan here on Sunday named Pakistan-based terrorist groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad, as grave threats to peace in the South Asian region.

  • Modi, Ghani talk cross-border terrorism

    Amritsar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday, held bilateral talks on a range of key issues including cross-border terrorism and decided to strengthen counter-terror cooperation between the two countries.

  • Modi first PM to serve ‘langar’ at Golden Temple

    Amritsar : Narendra Modi distributed food to devotees at the Golden Temple here on Saturday night thus becoming the first Prime Minister to serve the community kitchen, or langar, at the holiest of Sikh shrines in this Punjab city.

  • Now, big fat wedding for Kerala hotelier’s daughter

    Thiruvananthapuram: In yet another big fat wedding in the times of cash crunch, bar hotelier Biju Ramesh, who hurled bribery charges against the previous UDF regime, on Sunday, got his daughter married in lavish style, with the reception venue modelled upon the famed Akshardam temple.