Free Press Journal
  • Hard work more powerful than Harvard, says Modi

    Maharajganj (UP) : Mocking economists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said “hard work is more powerful than Harvard” as the latest GDP data shows demonetisation did not affect growth rate, rather the figures improved. “On the one hand are those (critics of note ban) who talk about what people at Harvard say and on the other hand is a poor man’s son who through his hard work is trying to improve the

  • DRDO test-fires homegrown supersonic interceptor missile

    Balasore (Odisha) : India, on Wednesday, successfully test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile capable of destroying any incoming enemy ballistic missile at low altitude.

  • Two arrested for blackmailing woman in Nashik

    Nashik: Two alleged blackmailers, including one from New Mumbai, have been arrested on Wednesday for morphing a woman’s photographs and videos and demanding ransom of Rs 500,000.

  • HC rejects Kejriwal’s plea seeking Arun Jaitley’s financial records

    New Delhi : Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea seeking details of bank accounts, tax returns and other financial records of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who has filed a defamation suit against him.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    Need for a Paradigm Shift

    A recent survey done by a news channel has stamped the long-known fact that Indian capital as well as its surrounding areas are unsafe for women to live in. In a city which provides greater access to police services, special security services for women, greatest media coverage and help through many Ngo’s, the high crime rate reveals a dangerous scenario. If this is the scene in the Indian capital, the scene in

  • Railways offer ‘no comment’ on reasons for Kanpur train tragedy

    New Delhi : The Railways on Wednesday declined to comment on the reported remarks of the Uttar Pradesh Railway Police Chief that “there was no sabotage” in the Kanpur train mishap saying the “matter is under investigation by the NIA”.

  • Modi, Sonia, Kejriwal condole demise of writer Taarak Mehta

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday condoled the passing away of popular Gujarati humourist Taarak Mehta.

  • Guptill’s ton gives New Zealand 7-wicket win over South Africa

    Hamilton : Opener Martin Guptill’s blistering unbeaten 180 off 138 deliveries helped New Zealand thrash South Africa by seven wickets at the Seddon Park here on Wednesday and set up a series-decider in the fifth and final cricket One-day International (ODI) in Auckland on Saturday.

  • Eurasian Union, India likely to implement FTA this year

    Mumbai :The free trade agreement (FTA) talk between India and Eurasian Economic Union is in its advance stage. The joint feasibility study has been accepted by India and Eurasian Economic Union, revealed Sunil Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

  • 20 wickets fall in 52.4 overs: Dhoni speaks to curator

    Kolkata : Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni spoke to Eden Gardens curator Sujan Mukherjee about the excessive seam movement during their low-scoring encounter in which Jharkhand beat Saurashtra by 42 runs.

  • No to PSL final in Lahore: Eng players refuse bonus

    Karachi : Leading T20 specialists from England, including former skipper Kevin Pietersen and newest IPL big buy Tymal Mills, have refused lucrative bonus to play the Pakistan Super League final in Lahore citing security concerns.

  • Sharapova gets wildcard entry in Italian Open

    Rome : Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been given a wildcard to play in the Italian Open in May, organisers said on Wednesday.

  • Renshaw surprised Indians: Warner

    Bengaluru : Australia opener David Warner on Wednesday praised his junior partner Matthew Renshaw for catching the Indian team off guard with his gutsy performance in the first Test despite being under the weather.

  • Pune wicket was not poor: Murali Vijay differs with ICC match referee

    Bengaluru : After match referee Chris Broad rated the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) stadium pitch as “poor”, Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday said the controversial Pune track was challenging rather than “poor”.

  • Trump favours merit-based immigration

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has endorsed a “merit-based” system focused on allowing high-skilled workers into the US.