Free Press Journal
  • Fodder scam verdict: Fate of Lalu Prasad in Rs 900 crore scam to be decided today

    Ranchi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi will pronounce its verdict on Saturday in a fodder scam case in which former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad is an accused. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo, Prasad on Friday expressed hope that he would get a clean chit in the fodder scam case like other accused in the 2G and Adarsh scams.

  • Widespread protests in PoK, Gilgit Baltistan against ill treatment of locals by Pakistan

    Gilgit/Rawalakot: Widespread protests have erupted across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan against Pakistan’s ill treatment of the region and its people. In Gilgit-Baltistan, people have come out onto the streets shouting anti-Pakistan slogans and rejecting the Pakistan Government’s enforced taxation.

  • ADORABLE: Misha Kapoor takes dance lessons from grandmother Neelima Azeem

    Whether it is Misha or Yash-Roohi or Laksshya or Taimur, star kids have been receiving a lot of attention not only from the media but also own from fans on social media. Their adorable antics often leave social media users in awe of their cuteness and recently yet another one of them captivated the hearts of many. We all are aware of the cuteness overload Misha Kapoor.

  • India vs SL Indore T20I: ‘Play with the field’, says Rohit Sharma post victory

    Indore: After a spectacular display of cricketing prowess, Indian stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma on Friday said it was his ability to score runs in every nook and corner of the ground that helped him equal the fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket, thus paving way for the hosts’ massive 88-run victory here.

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    Daily Horoscope for Saturday, December 23, 2017

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  • In Pics: Aayush Sharma learns Garba for Loveratri

    Earlier we had reported that Aayush Sharma is all set to make his Bollywood debut with Salman Khan Films’ Loveratri. The film features him in the role of a Gujarati boy and hence in order to get into the skin of his character, he has been touring Gujarat to soak in the local culture. If that was not all, we hear that he is even learning their traditional dance form –

  • Ujjain: Science exhibition begins at Young Herald Convent School

    Ujjain: A two-day science exhibition at Young Herald Convent School was inaugurated by Ujjain Municipal Corporation speaker Sonu Gehlot. Special invitees were zone president Vinita Sharma and advocate Vijay Patel. After seeing projects made by schoolchildren, Gehlot said that schoolchildren can compete with anyone in this age of science.

  • Ujjain: City players win 51 medals in international Karate meet

    Ujjain: In second Open International Karate Competition held in Goa, 19 players of Team Karate Ujjain Promotion Association and Ujjain Jeet Sports Academy won 10 gold, 9 silver and 32 bronze medals.

  • Ujjain: Attempt to loot youths foiled

    Ujjain: Attempt to loot three youths of Rupahedi village, who had come to city to pay EMI of their car loan, by an unidentified person was foiled on Friday by the youths’ presence of mind and with the help of local people. According to information, Kalu Singh, Mahendra Singh Panwar and Juwan Singh arrived in the city in their car from Rupahedi to deposit instalment of Rs 50,000 against their car loan.

  • ‘Inactive’ citizens ensure app fails to make clean sweep!

    Mumbai: Call it an efficient garbage lifting system or the lack of interest shown by people in keeping the twin-city clean, the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) is still struggling to achieve even 2 per cent of the Swachhta app download target as part of the 2018 guidelines of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM).

  • DRI seizes 50-kg gold in courier at Mumbai airport

    Mumbai: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized consignments of smuggled 50-kg gold at the Mumbai International Airport late on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, the DRI officials and Mumbai Customs successfully made the seizure from a DHL courier packet which arrived from Gulf region.

  • Congress alleges Maharashtra government supporting goon Munna Yadav

    Nagpur: In a straight attack on chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and home department for his backing to Munna Yadav, notorious goon and prime accused in murder case, Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, leader of opposition in Assembly claimed Yadav has taken shelter at a farm house 22 kilo metre away from Nagpur. Vikhe-Patil also claimed Satish Mathur, Director General of Police slammed Nagpur police commissioner over failure to arrest Yadav.

  • Social activists in Thane seek justice for ‘minor masseuse’, go on hunger strike

    Thane: Various social organisations in the city have come together to expose the civic corporation’s head honcho wong-doings of head honcho of the The organisations are demanding a probe against it and has been exhibiting their demands in various ways. The hunger strike, that they have begun on Friday will go on for indefinite period, as they claimed. The civic commissioner on the other hand has geared up to  fight against the

  • India vs Sri Lanka T20: Rohit Sharma’s record ton, India’s highest score; statistical highlights of Indore T20

    Sri Lanka’s tour of India deteriorated further with Lankan lions suffering yet another demoralising defeat at Indore. India put into bat first started with a bang as openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul straightaway went after the bowling and put Lankan bowlers under pressure. Captain Sharma blasted the century off 35 balls and equalled the record with South Africa’s David Miller. Sharma hit 12 sixes and 10 fours in

  • Thane: 34 people take ill after consuming ‘puja pedhas’

    Thane: In a suspected case of food poisoning, around 34 people fell ill after consuming pedhas (sweets) distributed at Katkaripada hamlet in Murbad tehsil in the district, police said on Friday.

  • After 2G, it is Ashok Chavan who is off the hook

    After the surprise acquittal of all 17 accused in the 2G allocation scam case, the Congress party has got another shot in the arm with its former chief minister and current State party president Ashok Chavan being let off the hook in Mumbai’s Adarsh housing scam case. The Bombay High Court has averred that the prosecuting agency the CBI had failed to present fresh evidence against Chavan while seeking to prosecute him

  • Vijay Rupani has his task cut out

    It is not inappropriate that the BJP has rewarded Vijay Rupani with endorsement to continue as chief minister after the just-concluded Assembly elections in which the party came through with a reduced majority. Considering that the party was fighting against formidable odds, having been in power for 22 years and being consequently weighed down by anti-incumbency, it was no mean achievement. In past elections, the Congress was a demoralised and spent force.

  • The withdrawal of WTO and globalization

    The nineties saw the grand march of globalisation. The World Trade Organization (WTO) was established in 1995. Two major changes were made. Till that time, we were free to impose any level of import duty on goods imported into the country. We gave up that freedom and agreed not to impose import duties in excess of certain agreed rates. The large-scale imports of goods from China taking place at present is a