Free Press Journal
  • US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaska

    Washington : A pair of US Air Force stealth fighter jets have intercepted two Russian nuclear-capable bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska, a spokesman for the North American Aeorospace Defence Command (NORAD) said.

  • Is your money safe in banks?

    New Delhi : Congress communication chief Randeep Singh Surjewala posed this question on Twitter, citing the latest report on banks suffering losses in January to March, the last quarter of 2017-18.

  • Tej Pratap marries Aishwarya Rai

    Patna : About 50,000 people attended the wedding ceremony of Tej Pratap Yadav, former minister and son of the RJD president Lalu Prasad at Veterinary College grounds near Patna airport on Saturday evening. Aishwarya Rai, daughter of Chandrika Prasad Rai, a former minister in Rabri Devi cabinet and grand daughter of former chief minister Daroga Prasad Rai, is bride.

  • Brazilian star Neymar anxious ahead of return

    Rio De Janeiro : Brazil’s star striker Neymar admits “fear” ahead of his return for the World Cup after a lengthy layoff following surgery for a broken bone in his foot.

  • Malaysia’s Najib hit with travel ban after poll loss

    Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia’s Immigration Department said on Saturday that former scandal-ridden Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife are barred from leaving the country.

  • For Rohingyas, surge in births is a wrenching legacy of sexual violence

    United Nations : A surge in births among Rohingya refugee women in Bangladesh is imminent and the fact that possibly thousands of the pregnancies resulted from rape makes the provision of proper medical care in the camps more difficult, according to a UN News portal report.

  • Klopp keeps focus on Brighton amid Real talk

    Liverpool : Jurgen Klopp’s big challenge this weekend is to keep his Liverpool players focused on Brighton when the temptation is to look towards Real Madrid.

  • Padmaja Raghuvanshi striving hard to showcase glory of Kathak dance

    Ujjain : At a time when westernized dance forms have hypnotised children and youth, a woman is striving hard to showcase the glory of classical dance forms. Meet Padmaja Raghuvanshi, a prolific Kathak dancer for 36 years, who wishes to pass on this rich legacy to younger generations through her dance academy situated in Sethi Nagar. She is currently posted as lecturer at Government Dussehra Maidan Girls Higher Secondary School. Free Press

  • Congress leaders met Bhagat Singh: Bhasin

    Ujjain  : Prominent lawyer Sudheer Bhasin has pooh-poohed the statement of PM Narndra Modi which he gave in the meeting held in election bound state Karnataka some days ago. PM Modi during his meeting stated that Congress leaders had never met freedom fighters Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt when they were in prison.

  • Maharashtra, Maharashtra state board, re-valuation, re-valuation application, SSC, HSC, Class 10, Class 12

    17L Class X kids take aptitude test, commerce is the top pick

    Mumbai : Over 17.36 lakh students of Class 10 appeared for Kal Chachani which is survey test to check their field of interests and career choices. Majority of students are interested in the Commerce field as per this year’s survey conducted by the state education ministry.

  • JD (S) TO BE KINGMAKER IN FRACTURED KARNATAKA POLLS

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party is seen making huge gains in the exit polls at the end of Saturday’s polling in the Karnataka Assembly elections with 67% polling, but most threw up a fractured mandate that brings former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda”s Janata Dal (Secular) in the kingmaker’s role to decide who forms the government in the conflicting assessment of a hung Assembly.

  • No end to deadlock: ZHL admin replaces striking staff with new

    BHOPAL : The logjam between the striking employees of Ziqitza Healthcare Limited (ZHL) and management continued on Saturday. Amid the protest by the employees, the company went ahead with its process of appointing new staff to ensure that the emergency 108 ambulance services are not disrupted because of the agitation. Protesting staff continued to strike their work demanding implementation of labour laws. Seeing the protesting staff not budging, the company has recruited

  • 2 killed in Maha group clashes

    100 shops torched, Section 144 imposed, around 50 hurt, internet services blocked

  • HC to Maha: Find out vacancies in govt-run hosps

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to conduct a survey to determine the number of vacancies for doctors and other medical staff across all government and civic-run hospitals. In an order passed last week, a bench of Justices Naresh Patil and G S Kulkarni asked the state to conduct, on a priority basis, a special recruitment drive to fill up these vacancies.