Free Press Journal
  • UK principal raises extremist plot alarm at her school

    London : A principal of a UK school that has a majority of Pakistani-origin pupils has raised fears of an extremist ideology plot. A so-called “Trojan Horse” plot had hit the headlines in 2015 around claims that hard-line Muslims had tried to gain control of school governing bodies in Birmingham.

  • Israeli leader turns down regional peace initiative

    Jerusalem : An Israeli newspaper reported on Saturday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional powers in resolving Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians.

  • 130 terrorists killed, 350 held in Pak’s anti-terror drive

    Lahore/Peshawar : More than 130 suspected terrorists have been killed and over 350 people, mostly Afghans, arrested in Pakistan as part of a nationwide crackdown by security forces following a string of suicide bombings in the country.

  • Bhopal Municipal Corporation pulls down hoardings, admin cancels permission

    BHOPAL: Feeling agitated by the proposed demonstration of the Congress on February 22, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation removed the banner and hoardings of party, in the early morning on Sunday while the district administration cancelled he permission of the demonstration later in the afternoon.

  • 7 killed in avalanche in northern Pakistan

    Peshawar : At least seven people were killed and another seven injured on Sunday after an avalanche hit their residence in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The accident happened near the 8.5-km-long Lowari Tunnel in Chitral district, officials said.

  • Malaysia seeks N Korean fugitives in Kim killing

    Kuala Lumpur : Malaysian police said on Sunday they believe five North Koreans were involved in the murder of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un, with four having fled the country on the day of the killing.

  • Bhopal: Two more ISI agents fall in ATS dragnet

    BHOPAL: Anti Terrorist Squad have arrested two more ISI agents from Delhi and Chhatarpur and presented them in the Bhopal court of JMFC Kamla Ahirwar on Sunday. The court has sent them on police remand till February 23.

  • Bhopal: Jet flight makes emergency landing, official denies

    BHOPAL: 120 passengers had a narrow escape after Delhi bound Jet Airways flight made an emergency landing at Raja Bhoj Airport on Sunday. However, airport authority claimed it was not an emergency landing but only a delay in take off.

  • Bhopal: Congress adamant to stage demo despite admin cancelling permission

    BHOPAL: The proposed demonstration of the Congress on February 22 has caused tumult in the state capital with Bhopal Municipal Corporation scrambling to pull down the hoardings and the district administration cancelling the permission for the agitation. The Congress is adamant to stage the demonstration on scheduled date and venue.

  • Italy’s Renzi triggers party leadership contest

    Rome : Italy’s ex-prime minister Matteo Renzi resigned as head of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday, kicking off a leadership battle as the country’s ruling party grapples with the threat of a schism.

  • Nagaland emulates TN on holding up MLAs

    It does not take long for bad examples in democracy to be emulated in today’s political environment in the country that exemplifies decadence. The tiny Nagaland state is staring at a new political crisis, quite on the lines of the recent events in Tamil Nadu where the Sasikala holed up legislators at a resort so that they may not cross over to her rival O. Panneerselvam’s side in the internecine AIADMK battle.  Over 40

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    Birthday Special: Annu Kapoor’s journey from Antakshari to Jolly LLB 2

    Antakshari fame actor and host and National award winner Annu Kapoor celebrates 61st birthday today. Kapoor was born in Bhopal, his father owned a travelling Parsi theatre company which performed in cities and his mother was a poet and a trained classical singer.

  • Row over ‘Shrimant’: Yashodhara tells Pawaiya to go through history

    BHOPAL: The issue of higher education minister Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya getting the title of ‘Shrimant’ removed before name of Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia from foundation stone, is still kicking up dust. Yashodhra Raje Scindia, Sport Minister and aunty of Jyotiraditya Scindia, has suggested Pawaiya to go through History.

  • Border wall given a wise, quiet burial

    It is good that the Narendra Modi government has given up its plan to build a wall along the Pakistan border in Jammu. The raised embankment proposal initiated by the UPA government in 2013 after the twin attacks in the Hiranagar/Samba sector, was envisaged as a barrier to cross-border terror along 179 km of the international border (IB) in Jammu. There were impracticalities involved which were overlooked at the time the plan was conceived.

  • Bhopal: A piece of fenced land is not a park without maintenance

    BHOPAL: The park at E-4, Arera Colony, is in highly pathetic condition despite being located in a posh locality because of lacking proper maintenance. Neither the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) administration nor the local residents seem to be concerned about it. It looks simply like a piece of land enclosed by fencing from four sides. Similarly, there had to be proper plantation at periphery to enhance the beauty of the park and

  • Falling investments a cause for worry

    There is an old proverb attributed to Confucius. It goes like this. If you want to plan for the next year, then plant some rice. If you want to plan for the next ten years, then plant a tree. But if you want to plan for a hundred years, then educate your children. Planning for tomorrow begins today and longer the horizon, the more patient and more substantial should be your investment.  The Chinese