Free Press Journal
  • National Drama festival in city from July 18-23 Plays to be staged in 5 languages

    Ujjain : National School of Drama, New Delhi and Kalidas Sanskrit Academy’s cultural department will jointly organize a national drama festival at Pt Suryanarayan Vyas Sanskritik sankul from July 18 to 23 at 7 pm. Kalidas Academy director, Anand Sinha informed that the plays will be staged in 5 languages Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Manipuri and Malayalam and will be directed by renowned theatre directors of India.

  • Bovine smugglers kill half a dozen cattle in UP

    Badaun : Bovine smugglers allegedly killed at least half-a-dozen stray cattle and fired at people in a village in Badaun district, prompting the immediate suspension of the entire Dial 100 team, a senior police official said on Saturday.

  • Divya Alokik Baithak Yatra Mahotsav begins on July 16

    Indore : Sri Vallabh Pushti Ras Mandal has been organising Shri Divya Alokik Baithak Yatra Mahotsav-2017 from July 16 to 24. Members of Vaishnav community will organise a meeting at the place of incarnation of Shrimad Vallabhacharya in Champaranya and also visit Jagannathpuri for offering prayers under the presidency of Divyesh Kumar Maharaj.

  • China meddling in Kashmir affairs, Mehbooba tells Rajnath

    New Delhi : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday to discuss the security situation in the valley in the wake of the Amarnath terror attack and said that “unfortunately China has also started interfering” in matters pertaining to the state.

  • Karman Kaur Thandi a win away from title

    New Delhi : Karman Kaur Thandi earned herself an opportunity to win her maiden ITF singles title by breezing into the final of the USD 25000 ITF event in Niman, China.

  • Meetings on eve of Parliament session

    New Delhi : Ahead of the 27-day monsoon session of Parliament beginning on Monday, the Lok Sabha Speaker and the Government has convened meetings of the leaders of various parties here on Sunday to seek cooperation in smooth conduct of the business.

  • Arsenal beat Western Sydney Wanderers

    Sydney : Goals from Olivier Giroud, Aaron Ramsey and Mohamed Elneny helped English football giants Arsenal defeat Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in the second match of their pre-season campaign in Australia here on Saturday.

  • Trump admin moves SC against travel ban ruling

    Washington D.C: Lawyers for the Trump Administration on Friday urged the Supreme Court to resolve the uncertainty created by last month’s ruling on which foreign nationals are exempt from the ban.

  • RJD-JD(U) crisis: Tejashwi Yadav skips Nitish Kumar event

    Patna : The political crisis in Bihar deepened on Saturday with Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav, facing CBI charges, skipping a government function attended by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who swapped his chair with a JD (U) minister after being seated next to an RJD leader.

  • Jawan martyred in Pakistan firing near LoC

    Jammu : An Indian Army jawan was killed on Friday in firing and mortar shelling by the Pakistani troops in Rajouri sector of Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the defence spokesman said here.

  • BJP vice-president Jha in city

    Ujjain : National vice president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rajya Sabha member Prabhat Jha paid obeisance at Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple on Saturday. MLA Mohan Yadav, BJP district head Iqbal Singh Gandhi and other public representatives were also present.

  • Valencia keeper Diego set for Brazil move

    Rio de Janeiro : Valencia and Brazil goalkeeper Diego Alves is poised to join Brazilian football giants Flamengo, ending weeks of speculation about his future.

  • IS’ Afghan leader killed in US strike

    Washington : The US forces have killed the head of Islamic State’s Afghanistan branch in a strike on the terror group’s headquarters in Kunar, the Pentagon has said.

  • CAT orders revision of 2014 IPS promotions

    Sanjay Shintre had highlighted the ‘inaction’ of the government in selecting him to promote as an IPS officer despite he being a senior in the list,

  • Ram Nath Kovind meets NDA lawmakers in Maha; thanks Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai : NDA’s presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind today met MLAs and MPs of the BJP and its allies in Maharashtra and called up Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to thank him for supporting his candidature in the July 17 election.

  • 3 JeM terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

    SRINAGAR: Three terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit were on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in a forest area of Tral in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, a police official said. While two of the militants were killed this morning, another took shelter inside a cave and was finally killed after several hours of gunbattle in Tral, about 36 kms from here, the official said.