Free Press Journal
  • Soothsayers have only a few takers

    London: Would you like to know what does the future hold for you? If yes, you may have only a few company. A new study shows that given the chance to see into the future, most people would rather not know what life has in store for them – whether it brings good things or bad.

  • Rare set of Bronze weapons discovered in Scotland

    London: Archaeologists in Scotland have discovered a trove of rare weapons, including a notched bronze sword and a gold-decorated spearhead, which likely date back to between 1000 BC and 800 BC.    The weapons were found in a pit alongside a Bronze Age roundhouse, researchers said.

  • Bharti Airtel to acquire Telenor India

    New Delhi: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel Will acquire the business of Telenor India for an undisclosed sum in all seven circles where it holds spectrum.

  • Blast near Indian eatery kills eight in Lahore

    Lahore: At least eight persons were killed on Thursday when a powerful explosion took place near a restaurant serving Indian cuisine in the Pakistani city Lahore, police said. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said 21 people were injured and were shifted to the General Hospital where four were in critical condition, Xinhua news agency reported. Police spokesman Nayab Haider said the blast was triggered by detonation of explosive materials in Defence area.

  • Pankaja Munde offers to quit after Beed results

    Mumbai: Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde today offered to quit the Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra after BJP’s poor performance in the local body polls in her constituency in Beed district.

  • Indore: Tips for doing well in exams

    Indore: As examination fever grips students, most parents are anxious about studies and performance of their child. The trick for performing well is not studying throughout the day. It is studying smartly and with 100 per cent focus.
    The toughest subject for most commerce students is accountancy. Sharing her problem, student Ankita Asrani said, “I am often stuck in numerical in accountancy.” She elaborated that it is difficult to attain a proper solution to balance

  • Bhopal: Nirankaris to clean Railways station today

    BHOPAL: Sant Nirankari Mission and its devotees will observe “Guru Puja Diwas” on Thursday, which happens to be the birthday of the Satguru Baba Hardev Singh Maharaj.

  • Bhopal: Patel Group to hold workshop on handling animals for experiment

    BHOPAL: A national workshop on ‘Animal Handling and Restraint’ will be organised at Patel Group of Institutions, Ratibad, on February 25. Information about precautions to be observed during experiments conducted on animals would be given in the workshop.

  • ‘Only one-third of educated consumers check nutrition info on food labels’, says nutritionist Raksha Goyal

    Indore: Presenting how most customers do not read food labels, which might help them in making better choices, nutritionist Raksha Goyal won ‘Best Paper Presentation Award’. Environment and Social Welfare Society (ESW Society), Khajuraho organised ‘The 4th Annual National Conference 2017’ at Khajuraho on ‘Impact of Global warming on Environment, Biodiversity and Ecotourism’ recently.

  • Bhopal: ‘Dangal 2K17’ begins at BSSS

    BHOPAL: The two-day annual sports meet ‘BSSS Dangal 2K17’ began at the Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS) on Wednesday. On day one, the meet commenced with a football match between BA and B.Com teams in which the B.Com team won. The final cricket match between B.Com honours and B.Com Tax teams was won by B.Com. honours. Volleyball match followed.

  • Bhopal: ‘Death of a Salesman’ at Shaheed Bhawan

    BHOPAL: A three-day national drama festival organised by Directorate of Culture in association with LIC began with the staging of ‘Death of a Salesman’ at Shaheed Bhawan on Wednesday.   Based on one of the popular work of Arthur Miller in 1949, the play was directed by Ashish Shrivastava. It was performed by the artists of Chetna Theatre Group, Bhopal. The two act play highlights pathetic condition employees and the greediness of multinational

  • Bhopal: Two from SOS Balgram to play in Austria

    BHOPAL: Vidushi and Kiran from SOS Balgram, will represent India in the World Winter Games, to be held in Austria from March 17 to 25. They are the only players selected across the state for the Games. Vidushi is a floor ball player while Kiran is a floor hockey player. They will also be accompanied by their coach Pratibha Shrivastava.

  • Bhopal: BHEL Ladies Club presents utensils to school

    BHOPAL: Under the leadership of Dr. Pratibha Thakur, President BHEL Ladies Club; BHEL Skill Development and Welfare Centre presented utensils for mid-day meals to Government Girls Secondary School, Piplani. On this occasion Shashi Singh, vice-president, Rita Dhar, secretary, Madhavi Pare, treasurer and G. S. Gujral were present. All vice-presidents of the club were also present in the programme.

  • Bhopal: ‘Focus in life must to realise dreams’

    BHOPAL: A guest lecture on the topic ‘Attitude Mystery’ was organised at AISECT University. Motivational speaker Rajiv Agarwal in his speech said dreams could not be realised without focus in life. We need to create a reason to realise the dream. He said one should try to give cent per cent to accomplish the set goals. Agarwal said your biggest weakness becomes your biggest strength. Motivating the students, Agarwal said when we

  • Indore: CM, VK Singh launch centre under Speaker Mahajan’s watchful eyes

    After a gap of 39 years, Madhya Pradesh got second passport office on Wednesday when chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Minister of state for external affairs General (Retd) VK Singh inaugurated Passport Seva Laghu Kendra (PSLK) in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

  • BMC elections: S Ward tops in voter turnout in Mumbai with 66.19%

    Mumbai: Around 50 lakh citizens voted in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections. Out of the 227 constituencies in the city, the highest voter turnout was recorded 66.19 percent in S ward (Vikhroli and Bhandup) in ward no.114 with (Bhandup west) followed by ward no. 115 (Kokan Nagar) recorded 66.00 percent and ward 18 (Charkop Sector) 65.89 percent.