Free Press Journal
  • US Silk Road counterpoise a boost for India

    It is happy augury that spurred by China’s ambitious and much-touted Belt and Road initiative which has the potential to link itself with markets in Europe and Africa through Asian countries and the Indian Ocean, the US has revived two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia in which India would be a vital player. India had stayed away from a crucial meeting to announce the Chinese B & R initiative

  • ‘Tubelight’ trailer launch: Salman Khan goes on an emotional roller-coaster ride

    Mumbai: The trailer of Bollywood actor Salman Khan and Sohail Khan’s film ‘Tubelight’ was launched on Thursday at Juhu PVR in Mumbai. ‘Tubelight’ brings Salman and brother Sohail back together onscreen and the ‘Dabangg’ star said it was because of his younger brother that he could bring out the emotions in the right way.

  • Modi Sarkar turns 3: Six significant initiatives taken by the government

    Narendra Modi government complete 3 years in power today. A survey conducted by citizen engagement platform LocalCirles recently showed that while a majority of Indians still have faith in the Modi government and also there is room for improvement. Here’s a look at some major moves taken by the Modi government, the impact of which is debatable

  • Scrapping of FIPB holds promise of more FDI

    True to the intent expressed in the last annual budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has abolished the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) that has been vetting foreign investment proposals that exceeded Rs 3,000 crore. Introduced in the wake of liberalization, the FIPB had lost its value with nearly 95 per cent of FDI coming through the automatic route in recent years. Only in 11 sectors, there was need for prior government approval

  • India’s security & human rights of secessionists

    There can be no doubt that India was denied consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav which is a violation of his rights while Farooq Ahmed Dar, an artisan and weaver of shawls, was trussed up in the front of a jeep and paraded through Budgam district which is also a violation of his human rights. But international law is concerned with disputes between states and not with violation of individual rights who have

  • Modi Sarkar turns 3: Urban India rises, Andolan is now in the making

    The launch of the urban leg of the Swachh Bharat Mission on October 2, 2014, was a landmark occasion, not merely for placing the issue of sanitation at the centre of the government’s developmental agenda for Urban India, but also for the clear message that was sent out from the ramparts of the Red Fort by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi: “Na gandagi karenge, Na karne denge”, thereby making every citizen an

  • Your daily horoscope- 26 May by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Beyond career, luck and the general progress could explode.  This would be a good idea to reinforce the capacities for the times to come. Travel plans can be made.

  • Donald Trump can only see Saudi petro dollars

    Trump may be making all the wrong assumptions: one of them being that all Middle East countries will heed his call and there will be a mad scramble to drive out terrorists. It was only when the details of the Riyadh declaration were unveiled at the end of the summit that it became apparent the big idea is to raise a dedicated joint force for combating terrorism in Syria and Iraq, which

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    Diwakar Raote returns without entering Karnataka

    Shiv Sena minister Diwakar Raote returned from the Karnataka border without entering in Belgaum. Raote had announced that he will take part in protest organised by Marathi-speaking people in the region. He was, however, stopped by Karnataka police and did not allowed him to enter the state. Later Raote said that he being a minister followed the police.

  • Bhopal: Illegal mining in Narmada: NGT admits Patel’s plea

    Bhopal: The central bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) admitted a petition filed by former minister and former BJP MLA Kamal Patel regarding illegal mining in Narmada River at Harda and Dewas districts on Thursday here. The tribunal after admitting the petition issued notices to the respondents in the petition.

  • Godman who molested teenage girls arrested in Pune

    Pune: A godman and his brother were found molesting teenage girls staying at his residential ashram for the past one year. Parents realised this when other parents shared the same experience about their daughters staying in the ashram.

  • Zakir Naik’s aide Aamir Gazdar seeks leniency during Ramzan

    Mumbai: Controversial preacher Dr. Zakir Naik’s close associate Aamir Gazdar on Thursday filed a plea in the Special Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) court, through his lawyers, asking for leverage during praying month of Ramzan. The fasting month may start from this weekend.

  • Indore: Akhil Bharatiya Shetriye Mahasabha celebrates Maharana Pratap Jayanti

    Indore: Maharana Pratap Jayanti was celebrated with full fervour by Akhil Bharatiya Samaj. Women of Rajpoot Club dressed in a royal Rajasthani avatar held Kshatrani Shourya Sangam which was organised under the aegis of All India Kshatriya Mahasabha on Thursday. Sangam programme was held to increase the participation of community women in the Shaurya Yatra, which will start from Bada Ganpati. The programme was attended by mayor Malini Gaud. Kesariya

  • Mumbai: Sex racket busted in Mira Road, five held

    Mira Road: The Anti-Human Trafficking wing of the Thane (rural) police in a joint undercover operation along with the Naya Nagar police and its LCB counterparts busted a sex racket operating from a posh housing society in Mira Road on Thursday evening.

  • Indore: Childhood put at stake by Dewas Municipal Corporation

    Indore: The Dewas Municipal Corporation (DMC) has put the childhood of kids at stake. A public park situated at Malahr Smriti Mandir is being used for local people now-a-days. The park was developed for use of local children and various types of entertaining goods like slides, roller-coasters and others had been installed in this park. But, now all these items have been damaged due to negligence of the DMC officials.

  • Indore: Almost all BEd aspirants to get seat

    Indore: Students seeking admission in BEd course for session 2017-18 should rest assured. Almost all the students would get admission in the two-year course as this year the number of applicants and vacancies are almost same. The total number of vacancies in all BEd colleges across the state is 54,000 and the number of applicants is 55,000. “Given these figures, it can be said that entrance test for BEd course

  • Intelligence Corps begin Platinum Jubilee celebrations

    Mumbai: Intelligence Corps has begun its Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The event was scheduled for May 25 and  26 2017 at the premier Military Intelligence Training School & Depot (MINTSD) in Pune. The Intelligence Corps which came into being November 1, 1942 after establishment of the Intelligence Corps Depot in Karachi, which will turn 75 on November 1, 2017. As part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, a two-day reunion is being organised at