Free Press Journal
  • Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch sector

    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) : After a lull of over three weeks, Paskistani forces again initiated indiscriminate firing at Indian Army posts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector on Friday.

  • Bhopal: Vijay Diwas at Vasvani School

    BHOPAL: Vijay Diwas was celebrated at Sadhu Vaswani School on Friday. Siddha Bhau, as the chief guest, in his address, urged the students to have a feeling of gratitude towards soldiers. He appealed to them to draw inspiration from soldiers, who did not lose courage in adverse conditions in the Indo-Pak war in 1971. A power point presentation on the war was also made.

  • Woman Army officer commits suicide

    Jammu:  A woman Army officer has allegedly committed suicide by shooting herself with her service pistol in an Army unit here, a police officer said on Friday. Major Anita Kumari (36) was found dead in her room on Friday night with bullet injury in head. She allegedly shot herself with her pistol at the unit in Bari Brahamana area, he said. It appears she has committed suicide, the officer said, adding postmortem

  • Karunanidhi admitted to hospital with lung infection

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi has been admitted to Kauvery hospital in Chennai last night on complaints of difficulty in breathing.

  • Bhopal: Research should be usable, updatable

    BHOPAL: Sponsored by UGC, a two-day national workshop on ‘Innovation in Management Education’ concluded at the Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS) on Friday.

  • AIADMK rejects white paper demand

    Chennai : Ruling AIADMK on Friday dismissed opposition demand for a ‘white paper’ on treatment given to late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, saying it was a part of a “planned campaign” against her aide Sasikala, who, it said, was being backed by senior party leaders as her political heir.

  • Nirbhaya’s mother awaits justice even four years after horrific gang-rape

    New Delhi : Extremely upset with the fact that justice has not been meted out to her daughter despite four years after the horrific December 16 gang-rape incident, Nirbhaya’s mother on Friday said that no action has yet been taken against the accused despite the matter being heard in the Supreme Court and added that the situation remains the same as nobody is scared of the law.

  • Bhopal: A play ‘Kaggraj’ was staged at Tribal Museum

    BHOPAL: Scripted and directed by Abhishek Garg, a play ‘Kaggraj’ was staged at Tribal Museum on Friday under a series programme ‘Abhinayan’.  The programme was organised by directorate of culture to encourage experiments in theatre. The play highlights the impact of market in society. It also says that there are ample of products to which children get attracted easily. The play revolves around crow, birds and their children. The play also sends

  • Mumbai: BMC gets innovative with waste disposal

    Mumbai: Solid waste management and disposal of garbage has been taken seriously by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at areas like Curry Road, Sewri, Cotton Green, Parel and Lalbaug (F South ward) and Deonar dumping ground. Initiatives like door to door collection of garbage, waste segregation and using vermiculture for conversion of waste into manure and organic fertilizers are being implemented.

  • Bhopal: Punjab National Bank general manager in city

    BHOPAL: Punjab National Bank, general manager, Navin Kumar, retail unit, head office, New Delhi arrived in the city on Friday. He attended various programmes of the Bank. Kumar convened a review meeting with branch managers and staff members on retail banking and NPA accounts.

  • Desi student requests Santa to bring peace in war-torn Syria

    London : A seven-year-old Indian-origin boy surprised his teacher during a class project on writing to Santa Claus to list Christmas wishes when he asked for peace in war-torn Syria instead of traditional gifts, says PTI report.

  • Indore: From roads to rocks, an artistic journey

    Indore: Finding a way away from well-built roads to a mystical place among rocks, one can travel all the way to Chidiya Bhadak. Set at distance of 56.7 km, the place is a mysterious one with all nature’s treasures together. With a beautiful lagoon in the middle of oddly arranged rocks, one can find inspiration to write or paint the universe with new colours of life.

  • China protests Prez’s meeting with Dalai, warns of disturbance to ties

    Beijing : China on Friday took strong exception to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama’s meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan during a children’s summit, saying India must respect China’s “core interests” to avoid “any disturbance” to the bilateral ties.

  • Mumbai: Parents, staff in fix over functioning of Treehouse Nursery

    Mumbai: Parents, teachers and staff of the Treehouse Nursery have not been assured of the duration till when the play schools across India will be kept open. The fear of the possibility of a closure of all the Treehouse branches still lurks in the minds of patrons and staff. On Thursday night, the Managing Director Rajesh Bhatia communicated to the media that The branches will not shut down. Nothing has been conveyed to any of

  • Kremlin calls US hacking accusations ‘extremely scurrilous’

    Tokyo : The Kremlin slammed Washington for pointing the finger at President Vladimir Putin over cyber attacks targeting the US election, after Barack Obama pledged to retaliate against Russian hacking. “At this point they need to either stop talking about this or finally present some sort of proof, reports AFP. Otherwise this looks extremely scurrilous,” Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists during a visit to Japan.