Free Press Journal
  • Philippines, US end joint military exercise

    Manila : The Philippines and US on Friday concluded their annual joint military exercises. The 2017 Balikatan exercise, in which fewer troops participated than in previous years and which was limited to counter-terrorism and disaster combat drills, ended with a ceremony at the headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Quezon, Efe news reported.

  • Bhopal: Copy it: Prodigy’s open challenge

    Bhopal: “I cannot put any of my work into real life because I don’t have patent for any of them but I have openly challenged people to copy my work, which they haven’t been able to”, said final year Mechanical engineering student, Vipin Verma of Patel College. Vipin has developed over 50 devices which he claims can save a lot of human efforts, time, energy and natural resources like water, electricity, etc.

  • Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor abdication

    Tokyo : The Japanese government on Friday approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries.

  • No impact of GST on renewables, no need for lower taxes: Piyush Goyal

    “We don’t need support of lower taxes to encourage renewable energy. By itself, it is good for the nation. It reduces pollution. It give discoms 25-year long affordable power at prices which are even below grid (parity price),” – Piyush Goyal/Power Minister (more…)

  • PM pitches for evergreen revolution in agri sector

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pitched for an “evergreen revolution” to enable the country to meet the challenge faced by the agriculture sector.

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav

    Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to get new team of lawyers to defend its case at ICJ

    Islamabad: Pakistan will constitute a new team of lawyers to “vigorously” present its case against Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at the ICJ, the Prime Minister’s advisor on foreign affairs said today as the government faced flak over the handling of the case. The announcement by Sartaj Aziz came amid criticism by experts and opposition leaders over the government’s handling of the case at the International Court of Justice.

  • Aircel-Maxis case: HC seeks Marans’ reply on ED plea

    New Delhi : A plea by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) opposing the discharge of the Maran brothers in a money laundering case in connection with the Aircel- Maxis deal on Friday led the Delhi High Court to seek their response.

  • Fixing corporates necessary along with banks for recovery: RBI Dy Guv

    Kolkata : Stressing on the requirement of a strong analytics in credit data network in the country, RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya on Friday said along with the strengthening the banks, fixing of corporates was also necessary for credit recovery in the economy at its full potential.

  • Bhopal: Arrest warrant against minister Lal Singh Arya

    Bhopal: District and Session Court Bhind, issued an arrest warrant against general administration minister Lal Singh Arya for his alleged involvement in the murder of former  Arrest warrant against minister Lal Singh Aryain 2009. The court, however, restrained police from arresting the minister till June 3. Jatav, then the MLA from Bhind, was killed during Lok Sabha election campaign on April 13, 2009. The MLA, who was campaigning for Congress candidate Bhagirath

  • With 180% growth, Chinese smartphone vendors set to wipe out Indian brands

    New Delhi :  Chinese vendors captured 49 per cent of the Indian mobile phone handset market in the first quarter of 2017 — a 180 per cent (year-on-year) revenue growth — threatening to wipe out domestic players from the overall handset segment, a report said on Friday.

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    FREEDOM

    You usually do only that which is purposeful, useful and rational. Everything you see, you see through the rational mind. But an intuition, a discovery, a new knowledge goes beyond the rational mind. Truth is beyond reason. The rational mind is like a railroad track that is fixed in grooves. Truth needs no tracks. Truth can float anywhere like a balloon.

  • 10 PHWRs is a historic step by Indian government: KBL

    New Delhi : Recently, Union minister Piyush Goyal had announced setting up of 10 pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWRs) for nuclear power generation. Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) congratulated the government on this move.

  • FDI up to highest level of $43.48 billion: Govt

    New Delhi : Inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India increased by 9 per cent to record level of USD 43.48 billion in 2016-17 on account of reform measures undertaken by the government.  In 2015-16, the country had attracted USD 40 billion foreign investments.