Free Press Journal
  • Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid unrest

    Washington : Addis Ababa , Feb 17 (ANI): Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency following the unrest in the restive Oromia and Amhara regional states, after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned on Thursday, according to a state television broadcast.

  • Virat is best batsman in world cricket: Shastri

    Centurion : India’s head coach Ravi Shastri feels that the sheer impact of Virat Kohli’s brilliance makes him ‘world’s best batsman’ at the moment.

  • 22 killed in Nigeria suicide blasts

    Abuja : The death toll in Friday’s suicide bomb attack in Nigerias busy market has reached 22.

  • Visiting faculty ‘misbehaves’ with girl students at DAVV, fired

    Indore : Services of a visiting faculty member at School of Economics, DAVV, were terminated on Saturday after a group of girl students alleged he would mistreat and misbehave with them. The teacher however rubbished the allegations saying that some students conspired against him without any reason.


    New Delhi  : Congress asserted that the latest Punjab National Bank’s complaint to the CBI nails the BJPs lie that the scam was going on since 2011 and so then Congress-led UPA government is responsible. Former Union Minister and senior advocate Kapil Sibal circulated the CBI’s new FIR registered on Feb 15 on the basis of PNB’s Feb 13 complaint that shows all 143 letters of undertaking (LoUs) were issued or renewed

  • National seminar on English language concludes

    Ujjain : A two-day national seminar on Resistance in Literature in English, organised by School of Studies in English, Vikram University, concluded on Saturday.

  • ‘Don’t feel like competing with anyone’

    Centurion : Virat Kohli has literally made the 22-yard strip his own kingdom and the India captain is not in a mood to “compete with anyone” for any specific “tag” such as the best batsman in world cricket.

  • BJP in soup for offensive ‘Shiv Jayanti’ banner

    Bhayandar : Close on the heels of Friday’s violence in Ahmednagar after BJP corporator and Deputy Mayor Shripad Chhindam allegedly made derogatory remarks against Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, another similar incident sparked tension in Mira Road on Saturday evening.

  • Ramaphosa targets graft, vows jobs in new dawn for S Africa

    Cape Town : South Africas freshly-appointed president, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Saturday hailed “a new dawn” as he pledged to tackle corruption that his predecessor Jacob Zuma is accused of fostering.

  • Bofors: Court to hear CBI’s plea on April 7

    New Delhi : A Delhi court on Saturday decided to hear on April 7, the CBI’s plea seeking a direction to allow it to go for further probe into the politically sensitive Rs 64-crore Bofors payoff case.

  • Maligned, threatened by rapist, B-Town hairstylist writes to CM

    Mumbai : A 34-year-old Bollywood hair stylist has written a letter to the Chief Minister, the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court and the Commissioner of Mumbai Police seeking justice against the accused Atul Kadam (42), a make-up artist who allegedly raped her in 2014 and repeatedly threatened her and circulated nude photographs and videos among her family members and colleagues.

  • I can learn a lot by just watching Virat: Markram

    Centurion : The desperation to singlehandedly take his team over the line, condemning himself for mistakes are some of the aspects of Virat Kohli’s leadership that South African captain Aiden Markram wants to inculcate after witnessing the Indian skipper maul his side into submission during their 1-5 ODI series defeat.

  • Pensioners meet today

    Ujjain : A meeting of the national movement for old pension scheme will be organised on Sunday at 12.30 pm at Ksheersagar ground. Under the leadership of committee district in-charge GS Mehar, a core committee will be established. National president of the national movement for restoration of old pension scheme Vijay Kumar Bandhu and state president Parmanand Dehriya, gave a slogan that pension was everyone’s right and that they were rightfullyentitled to

  • Cong: People are worried about safety of their money in bank

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday said India’s biggest “bank scam” has exposed the “culture of crony capitalism” that has thrived and flourished under the watch of the Modi government and repeated frauds under its watch have given rise to grave concern among the people regarding security of their money in banks.

  • Twitterati mistook Trudeau for Theroux

    Washington : Turns out, Justin Theroux and Justin Trudeau’s super-similar names are confusing people into thinking that Jennifer Aniston called it quits with the Canadian prime minister.

  • Hanyu magic as snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock

    Pyeongchang : “Ice Prince” Yuzuru Hanyu clinched the first back-to-back men’s Olympic figure skating titles in 66 years on Saturday as snowboarder Ester Ledecka pulled off a major shock as she skied to women’s super-G gold. Hanyu lost his balance twice in his free skate but a total score of 317.85 gave the  peerless Japanese gold with room to spare over compatriot Shoma Uno and Spain’s Javier Fernandez. America’s Nathan Chen had