Free Press Journal
  • Can board examinations change our career? ASk students

    Not that students are taking the board examination lightly, but they are questioning the significance, impact and even the necessity of these examinations in their career. Students are beginning to think if it is just a proof to show that they have completed basic education or is it an influential card which can help them choose a career option or give them a secured job.


    New Delhi  : There always used to be a heavy rush for Army recruitment since India’s Independence, but there is suddenly a dip in interest of the new generation to join the Army in the last two years, both as jawans and as officers and that too at a time of increasing unemployment.

  • Modi, Macron look to broaden ties as India, France ink 14 deals

    New Delhi : India and France on Saturday inked 14 pacts, including in key areas of defence, nuclear energy and protection of classified information besides resolving to boost cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the synergy between the two sides was from “land to sky”.

  • Ujjain: Guv to inaugurate week-long Vikramotsav tomorrow

    Ujjain: State governor Anandiben Patel will inaugurate the week-long Vikramotsav at 5.30 pm on Monday at Vikram Kirti Mandir. The event will conclude on March 18 with a poets meet at Tower Chowk. Various programmes related to Vikramaditya will be organised during the week-long celebration.

  • Govt must come clean on Rafale deal: Congress

    New Delhi: On a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with French President Emannuel Macron, the Congress targeted the NDA government over the Rafale deal, alleging that it is turning out to be a “mother scam”, and asked it to come clean.

  • Syrian army cuts off main town in Ghouta rebel enclave

    Douma (Beirut) : Syrian regime forces on Saturday cut off the largest town in Eastern Ghouta from the rest of the opposition enclave in a blow to beleaguered rebels defending their last bastion near Damascus.

  • Ashwin to replace Jadeja in RoI squad 

    New Delhi : Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been named as replacement for the injured Ravindra Jadeja in the Rest of India squad which takes on Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha in the Irani Cup to be held in Nagpur from March 14-18.

  • Fugitive Offenders Bill in Lok Sabha on Monday

     New Delhi  : The Government is pushing ahead with introduction of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday to seize with court orders all Indian assets of those like liquor czar Vijay Mallya, former IPL chief Lalit Modi and Diamantaire duo of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi and pay lenders by selling off these assets.

  • US tops medal tally

    Pyeongchang : The United States on Saturday got off to a good start on the opening day of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, topping the medals tally with three gold, one silver and one bronze medals.

  • Govt: Passport details must for loans of Rs 50 crore and above

    New Delhi : Passport details of borrowers taking loans of Rs 50 crore and more have been mandatory to ensure a swift action in case of fraud and prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country, a top official said on Saturday. Passport details will help banks to take timely action and inform the relevant authorities to prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country. “Next step on clean and responsible banking. Passport details must for

  • BMC writes to PWD, MMRDA to ensure culverts are cleaned

    Mumbai : The Storm Water and Drain (SWD) management department of the civic body ahead of monsoon has written to Public Work Department (PWD)and Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), to ensure the culverts are cleaned. The civic officer from SWD said, “The culverts falling under the Western Express Highway (WEH) maintained by MMRDA and Eastern Express Highway (EEH) maintained by PWD, the civic body has written to the two state government

  • Two-day nat’l meet of Dharmyatra, Teerthpurohit Mahasangh begins

    Ujjain : A two-day national conference of Dharmyatra Mahasangh and Teerth Purohit Mahasangh began at Mahakal Pravachan hall on Saturday. During the conference over 200 representatives from across the country assembled at the venue.

  • Our aim is social justice: PM

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday set the goal to achieve social justice in India. He said the nation already has manpower, skill and resources, all it needs is to work on mission mode to bring about the positive change.

  • Alliance still on, but will fight for AP rights: TDP

    AMARAVATI: TDP, which pulled out of the Modi government this week, on Saturday said it’s alliance with BJP was still on, though it was ‘severely hurt’ by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s remarks on assistance to Andhra Pradesh.

  • CSMT museum project gains momentum

    Mumbai : The plan to set up a World Class Rail Museum inside the heritage wing at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) has gained momentum, with some departments in that building being asked to relocate.

  • Messi misses Barca match ‘for baby’s birth’

    Barcelona : Lionel Messi has pulled out of Barcelona’s squad for La Liga match at Malaga with reports saying the birth of his third child is imminent.