Free Press Journal
  • Nawaz Sharif not out of the woods on graft

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s political future hangs in the balance with the country’s Supreme Court giving a split verdict in favour of him on corruption allegations against his family members but at the same time directing the government to set up a joint investigation team (JIT) to probe the allegations. The JIT will have 60 days to revert with the finding whether the Prime Minister is guilty or not. Opposition parties,

  • liquor

    Social consensus is necessary for prohibition

    Bihar has recently prohibited the sale of alcohol. Alcohol is basically harmful to people’s health. It subdues the mind. Thus, it is said that an inebriated person does not tell a lie. He does not have control on his mind to be able to tell a lie. The thoughts in his heart come out spontaneously. However, the same lack of control leads to traffic accidents, domestic violence and the like. Hinduism, Christianity

  • Earth DAy

    The history behind Earth Day, everything you need to know

    Where are you from? Where did you grow up? Earth! Since forever it is our home and today, April 22, happens to be ‘Earth Day’. The day is celebrated around the world in order to increase awareness among people in terms of environment safety and to spread environmental protection measures. The day was first celebrated in 1970, today it is being celebrated in 193 countries and is being coordinated globally by the Earth Day

  • Rohingyas a personal challenge for Suu Kyi

    India had good reason to try and block the United Nations human rights council from sending a mission to Myanmar to examine the Rohingya situation against the wishes of the State Counsellor and leader of the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi. Perhaps the reasons were as much personal as political for

  • Your daily horoscope- 22 April by Nilikash P Pradhan

    Aries: – You will roll up your selves and get to work. You will be making great progress at all levels and will be reaching out to fresh horizon. Family matters will get resolved.

  • Major fire destroyed a large portion of Seminary Hills in Nagpur

    Nagpur: A major fire destroyed a large portion of Seminary Hills here on Thursday evening. The Seminary Hills is a place famous for its biodiversity and greenery. The Forest Department personnel observed the fire in three to four stretches of the hillock at 6.45-7 pm. The fire tender from Narendra Nagar Fire Station immediately rushed to the spot.

  • Transgenders seek farmer loan waiver across the Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Following the path of the opposition parties and social organisations that have been demanding the state government to provide relief to the farmers, transgenders from Pune have also asked the government to waive the farmer loans across the state. Over 100 transgenders have said if loans are not waived till April 30, they will sit for a hunger strike on May 2.

  • Sushma meets EU personnel

    NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met European Union High Representative and Vice President Federica Moghereni who is on an official visit to India. Akbar is scheduled to hold delegation-level talks with Moghereni on Friday.

  • AIADMK merger talks back on track

    Both the ruling AIADMK (Amma) and the rebel AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) constituted teams of seven members each to negotiate on the conditions for merger. While the AIADMK (Amma) team is headed by Rajya Sabha MP Vaithilingam, the rebel team is led by former Minister K P Munusamy. (more…)

  • Presidential poll on mind, Yechury meets Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and is learnt to have discussed the possibility of “like-minded” opposition parties fielding a common candidate for the presidential poll. Yechury met Gandhi on Thursday at her official residence here. The meeting followed a discussion between Gandhi and Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on the issue on Thursday, sources said.–PTI

  • BJP trying to hide corruption in MCD by projecting PM: Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the BJP of trying to cover up its corruption in the three municipal corporations by projecting the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the civic polls, and asserted the strategy would not work.

  • AAP starved MCDs of funds: Rajnath

    New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday hit out at the Kejriwal government, accusing it of “hampering” the functioning of MCDs, starving them by not providing their due funds amounting to Rs 9,000 crore.

  • Campaigning for Delhi civic poll ends

    New Delhi : The high-voltage campaigning for Delhi  municipal elections ended on Friday. Voting for the 272 seats of the three municipal corporations will be held on Sunday.

  • Govt must be enabler, not regulator: PM

    New Delhi : Stressing the importance of competition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that with changing dynamics, the government needs to change its role from being a regulator to an enabler. “Things have changed vastly in the last 15-20 years. Earlier, government was everything. General public depended on the government for all their needs. But now they have alternatives,” Modi told bureaucrats on Civil Services Day here.