Free Press Journal
  • Why family of KD Jadhav, India first individual Olympic medallist, may auction the medal

    It was a moment of glory for India, a moment to rejoice and feel proud as a citizen of this country when Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav had clinched the first ever individual Olympic medal for India. It was back in 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki that the late athlete had grabbed a bronze in wrestling.

  • Can’t even imagine removing Tagore from text books: Mamata Banerjee

    New Delhi: After RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra recommended a host of changes to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in its textbooks, including removal of Rabindranath Tagore, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked as to how can someone talk about removing a person who is the “pride of the nation”.

  • Armed forces sufficiently equipped with ammunition: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday assured the Rajya Sabha that the defence forces are “sufficiently equipped” with ammunition, after opposition members raised concerns over ammunition shortage quoting a recent report of the central auditor.

  • Azaan row rages as Suchitra Krishnamoorthi hits back

    New Delhi: It seems like the issue of loudspeakers for Azaan does not seem to die down. After actor-singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi tweeted recently, complaining about ‘ear shattering call’ for azaan, many more have reacted to her controversial tweets.

  • From Rajendra Prasad to Ram Nath Kovind: All the Indian Presidents

    On July 20, Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA candidate, was elected as the 14th President of India. The 71-year-old received an overwhelming majority of votes and defeated opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar (former Lok Sabha speaker). Ram Nath Kovind was candidate of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and won with a massive margin of 7 lakh votes over United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Meira Kumar.

  • VIP 2 Lalkar Hindi trailer: Kajol vs Dhanush; who will win the challenge?

    Hey, Kajol Fans! If you were eagerly waiting for your favourite star’s Tamil comeback film VIP 2’s Hindi trailer, then your wait is finally over. Because the Hindi trailer of VIP 2 Lalkar is finally out and as expected Kajol and Dhanush have stolen the show with their-power packed performances.

  • SEBI to auction Sai Prasad Group’s 16 properties

    New Delhi: Regulator Sebi will auction 16 properties owned by Sai Prasad Group in September for a total reserve price of over Rs 9 crore in order to recover funds worth thousands of crores raised by the Maharashtra-based group from public through illicit schemes.

  • The Presidents of India: 10 interesting facts

    With Ram Nath Kovind taking over as India’s 14th President, here’s a look at some intriguing facts about India’s Presidents over the years

  • Ikea’s stores in India will have a desi twist, here’s all you need to know

    Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is all set to launch its first store in India. The 4,00,000 sq feet store in Hyderabad will open early next year. The company recently held the traditional ‘groundbreaking ceremony’ in Navi Mumbai for its first store in Maharashtra and second in India and for its third store in the country it has acquired land in Bengaluru. The Navi Mumbai store will be 4,30,000 sq ft in size with 1,500

  • Injured Novak Djokovic is doubtful for US Open

    Sydney: World number four Novak Djokovic is doubtful for the US Open–the upcoming fourth and final major of the season–due to an elbow injury. According to a Serbian newspaper, Serbia’s doctor Zdenko Milinkovic said Djokovic would require a rest for six to 12 weeks, which will most likely rule him out of the rest of the ATP Tour season.

  • Well Done! 10 impressive initiatives by former President Pranab Mukherjee

    The 13th President of India Pranab Mukherjee completed his term on July 24, 2017. Ram Nath Kovind succeeded Mukherjee and was sworn in Tuesday. Pranab Mukherjee launched many initiatives and programmes under his tenure and his stint will be remembered for the exemplary leadership and being the conscience keeper of Indian Republic.

  • Adam Gilchrist reveals the toughest bowler he kept to

    Melbourne: Former wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist, who is most commonly considered as the best wicket-keeper in cricket history, has rated Michael Bevan as the most challenging bowler he kept to. Despite having the pleasure of wicket-keeping to the likes of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee in his illustrious international career, the 45-year-old insisted Bevan was extremely difficult to pick out of the hand.

  • Designer Sonalika Pradhan all set for her big projects

    Fashion Designer Sonalika Pradhan, wife of Bollywood actor Vishwajeet Pradhan is flooded with huge number of shows in her kitty. With back to back projects in her hands, Sonalika is surely the next big name in the industry of glitz and glamour.