Free Press Journal
  • Tulika Sansthan organises 3-day ‘Zakti fest’

    Tulika Sansthan organised a three-day ‘Zakti fest’ at Mughal Restaurant near Meenal Residency. It was organised for ‘women only’ by Tulika Sansthan from July 23 to 25. Various competitions including cooking, mehndi, healthy baby, thali decoration, solah shringar and rakhi making competitions were organised under the fest in which a large number of women of the sansthan participated. The fest began with cooking competition in which participants cooked sweet and salty dishes

  • US within our range, says N Korea after missile test

    Pyongyang : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday said the second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated his country can hit the US mainland, hours after the launch left analysts concluding that a wide swath of the United States, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of North Korean weapons.

  • Samruddhi expressway continues to face protest from farm community

    Mumbai : Even as the cash-strapped Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation has successfully convinced some farmers to sell their land for construction of Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, there is still a major part which are protesting against it. Farmers fear that local politicians and officials will benefit from the project by carrying out irregularities.

  • PCB to sue BCCI in ICC for not playing bilateral series

    Lahore : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) plans to sue the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not honouring the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for playing bilateral series with it.

  • Anand Vihar’s Aditya wins debate contest

    BHOPAL : Aditya Shrinivasan of Anand Vihar bagged first prize in a debate competition conducted at Green Valley Senior School Bhopal on Saturday. Students from 11 elite schools of the city participated and gave a tough competition to their opponents on the topic ‘Opportunities Do Not Happen- You Create’. Aditya Shrinivasan and Preet Nigam represented Anand Vihar School. The competition was held in the memory of Ajay Singh Yadav. Principal Meena Yadav

  • White House gets new Chief of Staff

    Washington : Reince Priebus, the White House Chief of Staff who failed to impose order on a chaos-racked West Wing, was pushed out after a stormy six-month tenure and President Donald Trump replaced him with John F. Kelly, the Homeland Security Secretary and a retired four-star Marine general.

  • Those who want to live here must say Vande Mataram: Patil

    Shirdi : Amid controversy over the issue, Maharashtra Public Works Minister and BJP leader Chandrakant Patil on Saturday said those who want to live in the country must say `Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Maata Ki Jai’.

  • Taiwan braces for first typhoon of the year

    Taipei : Taiwan suspended trains and closed schools on Saturday as it braced for its first typhoon of the year. Typhoon Nesat — which strengthened into a moderate storm Friday — is already bringing crashing waves and strong winds to the east coast, where it is due to make landfall Saturday night.

  • Children decide which divorced parent to stay with: HC

    Mumbai : Observing that courts are helpless in family disputes, the Bombay High Court recently held that no one can force children to stay with either of their parents. The HC also said no court order can force children in such cases. The HC has accordingly summoned two siblings, who have refused to live with their mother, for the next hearing.

  • The Feast of St Ignatius Loyola at Campion

    Campion School celebrated The Feast of St Ignatius Loyola with great devotion and enthusiasm at its Loyola Auditorium on Saturday. This Feast is celebrated in the memory of St. Ignatius Loyola; who was a Spanish knight and aristocrat, founded the congregation of ‘Society of Jesus’ (SJ), popularly known as ‘Jesuits’ in 1540. The programme commenced solemnly by grand welcoming the Fathers and Brothers from their residence to the auditorium by the students.

  • 6 shops at Patnipura Square gutted

    Indore : Six shops located near Patnipura Square under MIG police station jurisdiction caught fire on late Friday night.

  • Nitish Kumar inducts 27 ministers, 14 from his party, 13 from the NDA

    Patna : A day after winning the trust vote, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday expanded his Cabinet, inducting 27 ministers – 14 from his Janata Dal-United and 13 from the BJP-led NDA. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered the oath to 26 new ministers at the Raj Bhawan.

  • 2 Sikh Americans found dead

    Washington : Two Sikh Americans have been killed in separate incidents in California, according to community organisations and media reports.

  • Hindi play ‘Sukhe Darakht’ staged at Shaheed Bhawan

    BHOPAL : A Hindi play ‘Sukhe Darakht’ which deals with loneliness of old age people was staged at Shaheed Bhawan on Saturday.  Based on Marathi play, penned by Satish Kalamkar, the play was directed by Vivek Savrikar ‘Mridul,’ and translated into Hindi by Sachchidanand Joshi. The play also highlights how the youth have become self-centred and are getting away from roots and tradition of their joint family and society due to charm

  • Trump to sign Russia curbs Bill: White House

    Washington : President Donald Trump has planned to sign a bill approved by Congress which will impose new sanctions on Russia, the White House announced.

  • Mehbooba pitches for more trade exchanges through LoC

    Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said the PDP would not allow the closure of cross-LoC trade and continue to work towards opening more routes across the Line of Control with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.