Free Press Journal
  • Violence in BHU campus after student leader gets arrested

    Varanasi :A group of students of the Banaras Hindu University on Wednesday set a school bus on fire and damaged half a dozen vehicles and an ATM cubicle inside the campus to protest the arrest of their leader.

  • Ajax Fiori announces expansion

    Mumbai : Concreting equipment solutions provider, Ajax Fiori reiterated its focus on India as a key manufacturing hub by announcing the expansion of its operations at Doddaballapur and Gowribidanur, near Bangalore in Karnataka.

  • Bindra, Gopi launch ELMS Foundation, vow to create a new sports ecosystem

    New Delhi : Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and former All-England Open champion Pullela Gopichand will be the leading lights for ELMS Foundation, a paradigm shifting initiative that aims to create a modern ecosystem to promote sports in the country.

  • Jairam Thakur emerges as key face for CM post in Himachal

    New Delhi : BJP MLA Jairam Thakur is emerging as the “key” face in the race for picking a chief ministerial candidate in Himachal Pradesh, with the party expected to take a final call after a meeting of the newly-elected MLAs with the central observers.

  • Khaleda sends legal notice to Hasina

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia has sent a legal notice to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the latter’s “false statement” about the BNP chief’s reported assets abroad.

  • Inequality rose to ‘historically high levels’ in India, post 1980s reforms

    New Delhi : Post the 1980s economic reforms in India and China, inequality rose to extreme level in India but only moderately in China as it invested more in education, health and infrastructure for the bottom 50 per cent of its population, general coordinator of a global report on inequality, Lucas Chancel said on Wednesday.

  • 37,356 freedom fighters alive even after 70 years of Independence

    New Delhi : India still has 37,356 freedom fighters who are alive and drawing pension of Rs 594.81 crore, minister of state for home Hansraj Ahir disclosed in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to a question.

  • Facebook launches new tools to prevent harassment

    Houston : Facebook has introduced new features that will prevent unwanted friend requests and messages from reaching you, a move the social media giant said will save a user, especially women, from harassment.

  • Man locks two wives inside car, sets it afire

    JAIPUR: In Rajasthan’s Jalore district, a man set his two wives on fire allegedly for not keeping his mother happy, police said on Wednesday.