Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: BMC denies permission to install solar lights in slums

    In today’s era where the government is promoting the use of solar energy and pushing people to go solar, the local municipal body has denied permission for certain slums for installing solar panels in their area.

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    Black Money: Govt places a Rs 5,000 cap on deposit of old currency till 30 Dec

    The government continues its crack-down on the black money. Since demonetisation was announced on 8 November, several changes on withdrawal, exchange and deposit has been made by the government at regular intervals. What comes as a fresh update is that the Ministry of Finance has limited the deposit limits to Rs 5,000 in old currency of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 in one bank account till December 30, 2016.

  • MS Dhoni can surely play under Kohli in ODIs: Aakash Chopra

    Chennai: Former India opener Aakash Chopra feels Test skipper Virat Kohli should be handed the mantle of the One-Day International (ODI) side if the selectors do not feel incumbent Mahendra Singh Dhoni can continue till the 2019 cricket World Cup.

  • Pathankot: NIA files chargesheet against Masood Azhar, three other JeMs

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a chargesheet in the NIA special court against senior commanders of Jaish-e-Mohammed including its Chief Maulana Masood Azhar, for their involvement in the terrorist attack at Pathankot Airbase on 2nd January, 2016.

  • Cong demands legal action against Parvesh Verma for his ‘disgusting’ Muslim remarks

    New Delhi: Demanding legal action against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Parvesh Verma for his “disgusting” remarks against Muslims, the Congress on Monday attempted to corner the ruling dispensation while asserting that this episode should be considered a part of the saffron party’s agenda as it believes in inciting communal violence.

  • Gunmen kill 10, including Canadian, in attacks on police in Jordan

    Karak (Jordan): Gunmen assaulted Jordanian police in a series of attacks, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing seven officers, two local civilians and a woman visiting from Canada, officials said.

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    The Spirit of Indian Spirituality- Sri Aurobindo

    ‘Spirituality is indeed the master-key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinite is native to it. India saw from the beginning, —and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight,—that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.

  • Women athletes face a rough time

    It has been proved time and again that Indian women who excel in sports do so by surmounting numerous challenges. That there were some memorable performances in the last Olympics and a few of the participating women have defied all odds to shine out in individual sports is testimony to their resilience and grit. By that token, it is incumbent on the authorities and the people to extend them a helping hand

  • On note ban, all eyes on Constitutional bench

    The Supreme Court’s decision to set up a five-judge Constitution bench to examine the validity of the Union government’s November 8 decision to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes  stands to reason because of the immense importance of the issue. With the hardship that the ban has heaped on the common man and yet a degree of hope that in the long run demonetisation will bring benefits to the economy while