Free Press Journal
  • There’s reason enough for a Jumbo smile

    New Delhi : With the pious Ganesh festival round the corner, a good news emanating from the deep and dense forests of the country has warmed the cockles of wildlife enthusiasts. On the World Elephant Day, celebrated across the country today, the official census figure was announced here which is quite satisfactory according to experts.

  • Violent protests break out Kenya after poll results

    Nairobi : Violent protests broke out across Kenya on Friday night, moments after Uhuru Kenyatta was officially declared the winner of the presidential election held on Tuesday.

  • Team selection: Yuvi under scanner, Pandey all set for a comeback

    New Delhi : Talented Karnataka batsman Manish Pandey is expected to make a comeback into the Indian limited overs squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka, which could well be veteran Yuvraj Singh’s last chance to revive his floundering international career.

  • Amit Shah in Karnataka with slogan Ab Ki Baar, BJP Sarkar

    Bengaluru : Sounding the poll bugle in Karnataka, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday kicked off his visit to the state, declaring that the party stands united and said, ‘Ab Ki Baar, BJP Sarkar’(This time, a BJP government).

  • RTI portal: HC notice to Centre, TN

    Chennai: The Madras High Court has issued notices to the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government on a PIL seeking to launch an online RTI portal for getting information from various departments of the state government.

  • Facebook attempts to enter China incognito

    Beijing : In a bid to explore the high-potential Chinese online market, Facebook has authorised the release of a new app here that does not carry its name.

  • Nelson Mandela

    S African inmates to knit world’s largest portrait blanket of Mandela

    Johannesburg : In a novel initiative, hundreds of inmates from South African prisons will knit the world’s largest portrait blanket of Nelson Mandela that will be visible from space to mark the anti-apartheid icon’s 100th birth anniversary next year.

  • Pakistan court suggests changes in blasphemy law

    Islamabad : A court in Pakistan has asked the government to make changes in the controversial blasphemy law to stop its misuse for personal interests and fix tougher punishment for any person falsely accusing someone of the crime, which is punishable by death.

  • Barkatullah University new V-C Pramod Verma takes charge

    BHOPAL : Newly appointed vice-chancellor of Barkatullah University, Pramod Verma took charge late on Friday evening. Former V-C, MD Tiwari had resigned from the post on Thursday.

  • MPBSE helpline flooded with calls

    Over 10,000 calls received in eight days following declaration of supplementary results

  • Los Angeles approves host city contract for 2028 Games

    Los Angeles : Los Angeles city council rubber-stamped the host city contract, paving the way for bringing the 2028 Summer Olympics to southern California and ceding the 2024 Games to Paris. The members voted 12-0 in favour of signing off on the memorandum of understanding and host city contract documents which would see the city host the Summer Games for the third time in history.

  • Bill to end no-detention in schools in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi : A bill to scrap the no-detention policy in schools till Class 8 under the Right of Education (RTE) Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Minister of State, Human Resources Development (HRD), Upendra Kushwaha presented the Right of Children

  • Indo-ASEAN Youth Summit from Aug 14

    BHOPAL : Indo-ASEAN Summit will be held at Bhopal from August 14-19, in which 175 delegates, all below the age of 35 years, will be participating.

  • AIFGDA requests Nadda to review medical policies

    Indore : A delegation of ‘All India Federation of Government Doctors Association’ (AIFGDA) submitted a memorandum to Union health minister JP Nadda requesting him to take steps for the welfare of doctors as some of the recent policies of Union government have created trouble for medical fraternity. The delegation met the union health minister in New Delhi recently.

  • HBO reportedly offered $250,000 to GoT hackers

    San Francisco : In a bid to contain further leaks from a group of hackers, HBO reportedly offered to pay $250,000 to those who stole nearly 1.5TB data, including scripts of ‘Game of Thrones’ (GoT) and other employee information, from the TV network.

  • Tiger sighted at Mendora village

    BHOPAL : A tiger was sighted in Mendora village on Saturday. Passers-by and local residents watched the entire movement of the feline. The village is about 5 km from the densely populated Kotra Sultanabad area of Bhopal city.