Free Press Journal
  • Diana Penty says she prefers waiting for ‘quality’ work rather than saying yes to random films

    Slow and steady wins the race is Diana Penty’s mantra in life and the actor says she prefers waiting for “quality” work rather than picking anything and everything that comes her way. The 32-year-old actor, who made her Bollywood debut in 2012 with “Cocktail”, said she never gives her nod to a project if she is unsure about the part offered.

  • Australian Open 2018: Yuki Bhambri crashes out in first round

    Melbourne: Indian tennis ace Yuki Bhambri suffered a major blow as his third Australian Open appearance ended with straight sets defeat at the hands of Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus in the opening round here on Monday.

  • UIDAI introduces face authentication to further strengthen Aadhaar security

    New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday decided to enable ‘Face Authentication’ in fusion mode on registered devices by July 1, so that people facing difficulty in other existing modes of verification such as fingerprints, iris, and one-time-password (OTP) could easily authenticate.

  • We retaliate to Pakistan’s frequent ceasefire violation effectively: Gen. Bipin Rawat

    New Delhi: Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said the ceasefire violations by Pakistan are frequent but the Indian Army retaliates to it effectively. “Ceasefire violations by Pakistan happen frequently, to which we respond effectively. We will take even stronger steps against our enemies if we are compelled to do so,” General Bipin Rawat said, while addressing the army officials on the occasion of 70th Army Day.

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    Four Hizbul Mujahideen over ground workers arrested in Jammu and Kashmir

    Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir): Four over ground workers (OGW) of Hizbul Mujahideen were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday. “On a specific input, the Jammu and Kashmir police along with Police Force” Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a joint operation and arrested all four of them,” police said.

  • Adani Foundation’s ‘Udaan’ project benefiting Indian students

    New Delhi: A learning-based initiative aimed at students is making waves in schools and colleges across India. Going by the name of “Project Udaan”, this initiative has benefitted around 1.5 lakh students covering 1,600 schools and colleges across India.

  • ‘Matter laid to rest’, claims Bar Council of India on Supreme Court rift

    New Delhi: The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Monday said that the rift between the Chief Justice of India (CJI) and four senior Supreme Court judges has been “laid to rest”. BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said that the matter was resolved after a judges meet in the CJI Dipak Misra’s chamber at 10.30 on Monday morning.

  • When the judges assault judiciary

    At the outset, let us be clear that we suffer from no illusion that the judiciary, higher or lower, is an island of excellence whereas all around it are institutions which have strayed away from the ideal. To get a correct perspective on the most regrettable defiance of the established canons of behavior by the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, you will have to disabuse your mind of the lingering

  • FDI decision: ‘Make in India’ gets another boost

    What was happening, not happening for the last three years has finally happened and the Narendra Modi Government announced its decision to allow 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in single brand outlets. Going by the recent mood of the government, it was vivid that the new wave move in the direction of liberalisation would soon take a proper shape. Even worst critics of Modi and the BJP Government would agree

  • Army Day 2018: A reason to celebrate

    Army Day marks a day to salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country and the people living in it. It is celebrated on 15 January to mark the taking over of the first Indian Commander-in-Chief by General (later Field Marshal) K M Cariappa, from General Francis Robert Bucher. This occurred on 15 January 1949. The Army Day in 2018 would be the 70th parade to commemorate the

  • Army Day 2018: The nation’s Brahmastra

    Military scholars may quote Sun Tzu often when it comes to military strategy, but my favorite is the worldly-wise Chanakya.  Centuries ago he told the king of Magadh: “The Mauryan soldier does not himself the Royal treasuries enrich nor does he the Royal granaries fill… The soldier only and merely ensures that… He is thus the very basis and silent, barely visible cornerstone of our fame, culture, physical well-being and prosperity; in

  • Army Day 2018: Armed with BRAHMOS, Indian Army gets ready to safeguard the nation

    Army Day 2018: Armed with BRAHMOS, Indian Army gets ready to safeguard the nation

    India, surrounded by a highly volatile neighbourhood in the subcontinent, is also witnessing rapidly changing power equations and new strategic build-ups across Asia in recent times. With its topmost focus on safeguarding territorial integrity and national sovereignty, New Delhi has steadfastly taken up the task of modernising the country’s Armed Forces in a comprehensive manner.