Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Door-to-door campaigning against malnutrition

    Ujjain: Madhya Pradesh government launched ‘dastak abhiyan’ to identify children of age group 0-5 years, suffering from acute malnutrition and other ailments. The campaign, aimed to lower child mortality rate, was launched by energy minister, Paras Jain at Charak hospital on Thursday.

  • Trump slams obstruction of justice story on Twitter

    Washington: Donald Trump resorted to Twitter to slam a report that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the President for possible obstruction of justice. In a series of tweets, Trump on Thursday said: “They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice,” reports Efe news.

  • Ujjain: Traders ‘bandh’ gets positive response

    Ujjain: The ‘bandh’ call given by businessmen from various sectors against the Single Tax system Goods and Service Tax (GST), on Thursday was largely successful. Around 62 business groups had called a statewide ‘bandh’ on Thursday due to discrepancy in GST rates. Many business organisations held a rally and submitted a memorandum to the collector.

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    Arnab Goswami: A cheerleader or Journalist?

    The fourth pillar of any democracy is the independent media. The purpose of this pillar is to keep the remaining three in check, namely the Judiciary, Executive and Legislature. When Republic, the latest English news channel launched there was a fervent belief that finally the Executive would be held to account. Expectations were rightfully high.

  • Ujjain: CM tries to convince farmers with farmer-friendly announcements

    Ujjain: Chief Minister Shivrajsingh Chouhan pacified farmers on Thursday and assured that the state government would purchase onions from farmers at any cost. He made these farmer friendly announcement during his visit to Unhel and Khachrod. Duplicate copies of ‘khasara’B-1 will be sent to residences of farmers from August 15, he added. The CM once again reiterated his promise to bear the fees for higher education of poor students who secured 75 percent

  • India top exporter of information, computer, telecom services

    United Nations: The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has ranked India as the top global exporter of information, computer and telecommunications (ICT) services. The WIPO’s Global Innovation Index (GII) for 2017 released on Wednesday, ranked India 60 for innovation, up from 66 last year.

  • Infosys appoints Inderpreet Sawhney as group general counsel

    New Delhi: The country’s second-largest software services firm, Infosys, today announced the appointment of former Wipro executive Inderpreet Sawhney as its group general counsel. The appointment is effective July 3, 2017, Infosys said in a statement. Prior to Wipro, she has served as managing partner of a mid-sized law firm in Silicon Valley and has also worked with ITC Ltd as the in-house counsel.

  • Bhopal: SBI honchos interact with SME customers

    Bhopal: A Town Hall meeting was organised by SBI for SME customers at Bhopal on Thursday with a view to bridge the communication gap between the bank and its customers, to enlighten the customers about its various schemes and services and to provide the customers a space to come up with their suggestions and grievances in order to improve the customer service. A message of chief general manager KT Ajit was read out

  • Modi condoles death of former CJI Bhagwati

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief over the death of former Chief Justice of India P.N. Bhagwati, who died on Thursday. “The demise of Justice P.N. Bhagwati is saddening. He was a stalwart of India’s legal fraternity. My deepest condolences,” Modi said in a tweet on Thursday.

  • In Pictures: Amit Shah arrives in Mumbai for some important reasons. Find out why

    Mumbai: BJP president Amit Shah today began his three-day Mumbai visit during which he will also meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. The BJP chief’s upcoming meeting with Thackeray assumes significance as Shiv Sena has threatened to take an “independent stand” in the presidential election and also in wake of the ongoing war of words between allies over issues like farm loan waiver and the possibility of snap polls in Maharashtra.

  • When they lost it! 10 Bollywood celebrities who were victims of robbery

    Bollywood celebrities live high-profile lifestyles in posh areas like Juhu, Pali Hill, etc. But, many celebrities like Aamir Khan, Sushmita Sen, Kajol, Sonam Kapoor and Arpita Khan among others have been robbed from their house, at airport and in other cities. Here are some other infamous instances, where the celebrities were robbed off their belongings.

  • EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

    Brussels: The European Union (EU) and the European Commission (EC) said in a joint statement that they have set a date to begin Brexit talks with the UK.

  • Mumbai Police busts stimulant herb racket, 33,000 kg of grass seized

    Mumbai: In a major breakthrough for the Mumbai police, the authorities have seized 33,000 kg of a “protected” Himalayan herb that was being smuggled into the country via sea route from China. Officials of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), western region, identified the plant as the rare “Saussurea costus”, or “kuth”, which grows only at high altitudes of 8,000-12,000 feet in very cold climate.

  • Bhopal: Nehru Nagar residents seek immediate attention on choked nullah

    Bhopal: The rainy season is about to arrive in the city and the showers will provide much needed relief from blistering summer. But it will also cause inconvenience to the residents of localities wherelogging is an issue. Residents of Nehru Nagar area are facing the issue for long time and in this season too they are doubtful about civic body’s action to solve the problem.

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    Bhopal: Rs 1200 cr question One-time settlement scheme gets stuck

    Bhopal: The one-time settlement scheme announced for defaulter farmers in the state has got stuck. Around six lakh farmers are proposed to be covered under the scheme. They together owe Rs 6,000 crore, including penal interest of Rs 1,200 crore. To remove them from the defaulter category, the government would have to waive their penal interest, which amounts to Rs 1200 crore. Only then would they become eligible for getting further loans