Free Press Journal
  • Odisha: Two mentally-challenged brothers thrashed, tied to pole for alleged child theft

    Mayurbhanj: Two mentally-retarded brothers were brutally thrashed and tied to a wooden pole for allegedly kidnapping a child here in Baripada. The incident took place on Friday. The bizarre mob, which even beat up the young boys’ father, did so while hundreds of bystanders watched them carry on with the atrocity.

  • Ujjain: Dithering monsoon adds to city’s water woes

    Ujjain: Delay in arrival of monsoon has hit water supply in the city. A recent report has only compounded the impending crisis by stating that Gambhir Dam has water only for six days.

  • UN headquarters lights up for International Yoga Day

    United Nations: The UN headquarters here was lit up with the word ‘Yoga’ in commemoration of the third International Day of Yoga. Renowned actor Anupam Kher switched the illumination lights.

  • Ujjain: Navodaya alumni render service at Mahakal temple

    Ujjain: Around 100 former students of Navodaya School performed voluntary service at Mahakaleshwar temple on Sunday. They have formed Madhya Pradesh Alumni Association of Navodaya to do their bit for the society and the country which has given them opportunity to realize their dreams. Students cleaned and washed temple premises, distributed drinking water to devotees standing in queues and helped in temple kitchen that serves food to devotees at nominal rate.

  • Nation rages as Pakistan defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

    Kanpur: Fans of Indian cricket team were clearly not pleased with India’s defeat at the Champions Trophy and the locals in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur and Uttarkhand’s Haridwar broke their TV sets and protested after Pakistan’s win.

  • Bhopal: Indo-French Cultural Centre to organise Latino Week from today

    Bhopal: Alliance française de Bhopal, the Indo-French cultural centre, is organising a Latino Week from June 19 to 26. The participants will get to discover Latino language, cuisine and culture during the week-long programme. The programme will include a range of events including, classes, workshops and exhibitions.

  • Birthday Special: Decoding Rahul Gandhi at 47

    Rahul Rajiv Gandhi‘s political career is at crossroads. The dynast of the Gandhi family will turn 47 on June 19 and his identity as a leader is under serious threat. Indian National Congress vice-president is facing existential crisis. Rahul has been called names like ‘pappu’ (dumb kid), ridiculed and made fun of on many issues. The son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and the grandson of late Indira Gandhi has not fulfilled his

  • Bhopal: Make-up expert Shewani offers home service for women

    Bhopal: There was a time when women used to rush parlour especially during wedding and festive seasons. But nowadays their schedule has become so hectic especially for working women who had to manage both domestic and office work and they don’t get time to go beauty parlour. But to get rid of from such problem, city-based model and make-up artist Rachna Shewani who is providing home make-up service for those women who couldn’t

  • Cinema can make people think: Kabir Khan

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kabir Khan believes a film with a “message” can prod people into thinking, though he fears that it doesn’t end up changing “reality”. The director of “Bajrangi Bhaijaan, a 2015 film about an Indian man who helps a little girl reach her home in Pakistan, says it made people think about relations between India and Pakistan.

  • Budget 2018, West Bengal Chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, Arun Jaitley, Narendra Modi

    Darjeeling protests: Mamata Banerjee appeals for peace, warns GJM

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to people in the northern West Bengal hills to maintain peace instead of “playing with fire” amid the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)-called indefinite shutdown.

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  • Bhopal: Dwarkapuri residents want IMC to solve waterlogging woes

    Bhopal: While people are waiting for the arrival of monsoon and relief from the scorching heat, resident of some localities in city have apprehensions about rainy season as they faced trouble during the period previous year.

  • Mumbai-University

    Despite criticism, online assessment by Mumbai University will help in eliminating errors

    Mumbai: A lot of criticism has been voiced against the new system of Mumbai University (MU) for checking examination papers online. The fact that the system is completely new and the difficulty in understanding it has led to the delay in declaration of results. But are there any positives in this process? Why did the MU introduce this online system?

  • Bhopal: GST fear- Stock clearance sale begins early

    Bhopal: The end of season sale has arrived this year but a bit early. Trader fraternity which is skeptical about the aftereffects of GST seems to be in hurry to clear their old stock before July 1. The season of sale which usually arrives in the last week of June has already begun with every big brand willing in rush to clear the unsold stock.