Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra Farmers’ Protest: Farmers use solar panels to charge their mobiles so they can stay connected

    Mumbai: Mobile phones are required to stay connected. However, when has embarked upon a 170-km long march from Trimbakeshwar to Mumbai from March 6 to 12, it implies lack of cell-phone charging facilities, inability to take calls, inability to update information on social media and also implies that no news will be available to farmers. To overcome these issue, some marchers were seen carrying odd contraptions on their heads. They were solar

  • Maharashtra farmers’ protest: Farmers withdraw stir after Maha government promises to address demands in six months

    Mumbai: The farmers’ protest march has brought the State Govt on its knees. On Monday, clearly rattled by the agitation, the State Government gave an assurance to the farmers in writing that the demand for ownership rights to forest patches would be addressed within six months. These forest patches are mostly cultivated by tribals.

  • Nidahas Trophy: India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets

    Colombo: A combined effort helped India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fourth match of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tri-series at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium here on Monday.

  • Two Tiers Of Hinduism

    There are two Hinduisms; one which takes its stand on the kitchen and seeks its Paradise by cleaning the body; another which seeks God, not through the cooking pot and the social convention, but in the soul. The latter is also Hinduism and it is a good deal older and more enduring than the other; it is the Hinduism of Bhishma and Srikrishna, of Shankara and Chaitanya, the Hinduism which exceeds Hindusthan,

  • Over 50 killed in plane crash in Nepal: Official 

    Kathmandu/Dhaka : A Bangladeshi passenger aircraft crashed and burst into flames on Monday while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here, killing at least 50 people, in Nepal’s worst aviation disaster in more than 25 years.

  • Jaitley’s silence to save his daughter: Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday taunted Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s silence on the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam because his lawyer daughter had taken a hefty retainer fee from absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi’s Geetanjali Gems just a month before the scam became public.

  • Rabada sets up South Africa win

    Poprt Elizabeth : Kagiso Rabada put aside his disciplinary concerns to set up a series-levelling win for South Africa on the fourth day of the second Test against Australia at St George’s Park today.

  • Rajiv murder: CBI seeks dismissal of accused’s plea

    New Delhi : The CBI has told the Supreme Court that A G Perarivalan’s plea seeking recall of its May 1999 judgement upholding his conviction in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case should be dismissed as it was devoid of any merits.

  • Paytm is official Umpire Partner

    New Delhi : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced a partnership with Paytm as the Official Umpire Partner of the Indian Premier League for the next five years.

  • Khaleda Zia gets bail in graft case

    Dhaka : Bangladesh’s ex-premier and opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia on Monday received a temporary relief after a top court granted her a four month bail in a corruption case, a month after being sentenced to five years in jail.

  • CEAT’s contract extended

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday extended its association with  leading tyre manufacturer CEAT as the official Strategic Time Out partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years.

  • SC directs CBI, ED to close 2G scam probe in 6 months

    The country can’t be kept in darkness like this. It is a very unfortunate state of affair that probe in all the cases pointed by the CAG has not been completed so far: SC

  • Taliban captures Farah province in Afghanistan

    Kabul : Taliban fighters have taken control of a district in Afghanistan’s Farah province, making it the first district to fall into their hands in 2018, after clashes in which 10 members of the security forces were killed, officials said on Monday.

  • Sixth straight day of washout

    New Delhi : Parliament remained paralysed for the sixth consecutive day on Monday as the pandemonium that washed out last week’s business continued as the opposition parties and the ruling NDA’s ally Telugu Desam Party and AIADMK created ruckus from the well of both the Houses. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the House up to 2 pm in view of the ruckus from the well and then the House was