Free Press Journal
  • Ashes 2017-18: Usman Khawaja century leads Australia to 277-3 at lunch

    Sydney: Usman Khawaja scored his first Test hundred in over a year and Steve Smith just missed yet anotherDon Bradman record as Australia reached 277-3 at lunch on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Resuming at 193-2, Smith and Khawaja extended their partnership to 188 runs before Moeen Ali got the prize breakthrough of Smith moments before lunch, to leave the hosts69 runs behind England’s

  • A.R. Rahman Birthday: Top 10 songs of the legendary musician that will blow your mind

    Iconic composer-singer A.R. Rahman turns 51 today. He has mesmerised music lovers, and is credited with changing the sound of Indian music. Some of his close associates consider Rahman as ‘God’s special child’. He has given many beautiful tracks to Bollywood movies like Bombay, Roja, Dil Se, Taal, Saathiya, Guru, Jodhaa Akbar and many more. In the Indian music industry, he is completing 25 yeas, and he will be going to pay

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    ‘Unscheduled’ meeting between RSS top brass, BJP chief held in Ujjain

    Ujjain: In a surprise move, the coordination committee meeting between RSS and BJP, which is generally held for two days, was extended by another day in Ujjain on Friday with the arrival of BJP national president Amit Shah. Shah, who reached here for the meeting in the evening, held closed door consultations with top brass of the RSS leading to speculations.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind meets 500 participants of Jagriti Yatra

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind appreciated the organisers of Jagriti Yatra for linking self-employment opportunities available in the country with the talent of the youth. “Job creators are the need of the hour and enterprise led development could be the solution. There are immense possibilities for our youth,” President Kovind said while addressing 500 participants of the yatra at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

  • 2 planes collide on the ground at Toronto’s airport

    Toronto, Passengers were forced to evacuate via emergency slides in the frigid cold after two planes collided on the ground at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. No injuries have been reported.

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    Sushma Swaraj to meet ASEAN Sectary General today

    Jakarta : Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is on a two-day visit to the Indonesia, will meet ASEAN Sectary General Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi in Jakarta on Saturday. Following the meeting with Hoi on the second day of her visit, Swaraj will attend the inauguration of ASEAN-India Network of Think-Tanks along with her Indonesian counterpart Retno Masudi.

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    Ujjain: Mayor administers cleanliness oath in 3 schools

    Ujjain: Mayor Meena Jonwal visited three schools of the city to inform students about upcoming Swachchta survey and asked students to lend a helping hand in cleanliness awareness campaign. She visited Vindhyachal Public School in Vyas Nagar, Divine Public School in Subhash Nagar and Government Secondary School in Kothi area. Corporator Santosh Vyas administered oath of cleanliness to everyone.

  • Kumar Vishwas exclusion from Rajya Sabha will hurt

    The Aam Aadmi Party, which has been hurtling from one controversy to another right since its birth and its runaway victory in the Delhi Assembly elections, has got embroiled in another crisis with the manner in which a founder-member Kumar Vishwas has been overlooked in choosing nominees for the Rajya Sabha. That of its three nominees one – Sushil Gupta – is a moneybag who has had past links with the Congress

  • Silver lining to H-1B visa curb

    The Trump administration’s new directive making it more difficult for the renewal of non-immigrant visas such as H-1B and L1, popular among Indian IT professionals, may well be a blessing in disguise for India which is starved of local talent for the expanding IT sector. The professionals who return per force would add skills to the Indian economy. Estimates by Indian software body Nasscom show that such a move could lead to

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    Ujjain: Maiden Shaiv Mahotsav-2018 commences in Mahakal city

    Ujjain: The three-day maiden Shaiv Mahotsava-2018 — a congregation of delegates of 12 Jyotirlinga temples of the country — began in the city of Lord Mahakal on Friday. RSS supremo Mohanrao Bhagwat inaugurated the mega event by lighting a traditional lamp in the presence of top dharmacharyas and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

  • Need to establish, invest in new PSUs

    International rating agencies have repeatedly refused to improve the raking of the Indian economy because of the drag of the Public-Sector Banks (PSBs) and Public-Sector Undertakings like Air India. Actually, these PSUs have served their purpose and should now be handed over to the private sector.

  • New UN: An instrument of Western policy

    The United Nations General Assembly vote on December 21 may not make much difference to Jerusalem’s status. But, it did mark yet another milestone along the distance that is growing between the lone superpower and the world body. The US is the UN’s biggest contributor, and India knows from experience that he who pays the piper calls the tune. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the Republican senator, who had been US ambassador to India

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    Indore: Steering failure the reason; bus driver booked for negligence

    Indore: The tragic accident of DPS school bus on Bypass Road on Friday evening left one side of the road completely blocked creating heavy traffic jam for more than half-an-hour on the stretch. In order to resume the traffic flow police had to divert traffic movement of one side of the road to the service lane for more than an hour, till the mangled remains of the school bus was removed from