Free Press Journal
  • Polls in dozen states with Lok Sabha?

    New Delhi : Even as the Law Commission discusses legal steps on Tuesday for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, the government has given up an idea of advancing the Lok Sabha elections from next April to later this year, along with Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

  • It’s Saina vs Sindhu, Srikanth too enters final

    Gold Coast : India’s badminton queens PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal set up the much-anticipated women’s singles summit clash at the Commonwealth Games after winning their respective semifinals in contrasting fashion.

  • Mixed doubles squash: Silver for Ghosal-Pallikal

    Gold Coast : Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal settled for silver medal in the mixed doubles squash event of the Commonwealth Games, becoming the first Indian pair to achieve the feat in the sporting extravaganza. The Indians lost 0-2 (8-11 10-11) to home favourites Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley in 29 minutes.

  • V Connect Media conducts workshop for making money from blogs

    BHOPAL : V Connect Media organised a workshop ‘From Blog to Business’ at Startup Space Station on Saturday to create awareness about the blogging world and how blogging can be used as a medium of earning,

  • Airstrike to cripple Syria’s chemical weapons: Pentagon Agencies

    Washington : The “precise, overwhelming and effective” military strike in Syria was aimed to “cripple” the chemical weapons infrastructure of the Syrian regime and it succeeded in destroying three chemical weapons facilities in the war-torn country, the Pentagon on Saturday said.

  • Baisakhi celebrated with fervour, gaiety

    Indore : To celebrate Baisakhi, Sikh community gathered at Khalsa College for morning ‘kirtan’ on Saturday. The festival of harvests is celebrated on April 13 every year and on 14 once in 36 years.

  • For students, the choice isn’t restricted to just Science, Commerce & Arts after HSC anymore

    Mumbai : It’s never too late! Summer vacations are the best time to decide what you want to do ahead. Students who have appeared for the recent Class 12 board examinations can use this time to decide what career they want to opt for and courses which they wish to study. It’s no longer just Science, Commerce or Arts but it is much more as per educationists.

  • Paying medical bills is no ground for quashing an FIR, says HC

    Mumbai : The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court recently ruled that offences against any person cannot be quashed merely because the accused has paid medical expenses of the complainant or the victim. The HC said that if a First Information Report (FIR) is quashed on such a ground then surely thousands of people would approach the court seeking a similar relief.

  • AICC declares office-bearer’s list

    BHOPAL : The All India Congress Committee has declared the list of organisational the state and district office bearers on Saturday.

  • No registration sans fire NOCs: TMC to hospitals

    Thane : Taking a tough stand on the fire NOC compliance, the Thane Municipal Corporation on Friday said that the hospital registrations will be cancelled if they fail to file the fire NOC. It was revealed in the general body meeting that even the civic hospital of Thane also failed to complete the procedure of the fire NOC.

  • Togadia quits VHP; V S Kokje is new international president

    Gurgaon : Former Himachal Pradesh Governor V S Kokje was on Saturday elected the VHP’s international president, ending decades-long reins of firebrand leader Pravin Togadia whose nominee and incumbent Raghava Reddy faced a huge drubbing in the first election in 52 years.

  • Blake ‘hiding’ from Bolt

    Gold Coast : Jamaica’s Yohan Blake admitted on Saturday that he was doing his best to avoid sprint legend Usain Bolt after his Commonwealth Games flop in the 100 metres.

  • Every student’s data in state can be tracked

    Mumbai : Schools of the state have been informed to collect data of students from Class 1 to 12 and compile it by April 25. This data will be compiled under Student Data Management Information System (SDMIS) which will be used to track details of every student for the Child Tracking System (CTS) and keep a record of all documents digitally.

  • Turkey hails strikes as appropriate: FM

    Ankara : Turkey on Saturday welcomed Western strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime as an “appropriate response” in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack that left dozens dead.