Free Press Journal
  • UNESCO to set up Gaming University in Andhra Pradesh

    Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh): United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will be setting up a ‘Design University for Gaming’ in Visakhapatnam.

  • 14 killed, 19 injured as heavy rains wreak havoc in Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least 14 people were killed and 19 others injured as torrential rains wreaked havoc in Pakistan’s Punjab and northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces, officials said. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said in a statement Wednesday that the heavy downpour started hitting the country on Tuesday and continued into Wednesday.

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    Daily Horoscope for Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • Higher MSP is not the answer

    The Centre’s move to drastically increase the minimum support price for kharif crops is unlikely to solve the crisis of Indian agriculture. Yet, coming as it does ahead of crucial State and later parliamentary polls, it might improve the electoral prospects of the ruling party. Last week, the prime minister announced that the government will increase the MSP of the kharif crops by at least 1.5 times of the production costs, including

  • India, Swiss banks and black money

    Last week, the political climate was charged with accusations that the government had actually begun encouraging the promotion of black money. Prima facie, the charges seemed to have some merit in them. Swiss bank deposits from India had swelled by 50%, one of the largest increases in recent times (see chart). But the accusation was a bit uncharitable. For three specific reasons.

  • Limits of Delhi, AAP and Lt Governor

    The asymmetry of power between the Centre and the State government of Delhi has been partially addressed by the Supreme Court. The ruling Aam Aadmi Party has been freed of the Lt Governor’s stranglehold on the administration and elected representatives can now govern as they see fit.

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    Navi Mumbai: Pune-based businessman shot dead by unidentified assailants in Kamothe

    Mumbai: A 33-year-old businessman was shot dead by two unidentified persons in the neighbouring Navi Mumbai township, a police official said today. The motorcycle-borne assailants fired at Shantaram Khatal, who owned a battery business, with a gun when he along with a relative was at the gate of his housing society in Kamothe area around 9.30 pm yesterday, he said.

  • Air India buckles to China’s pressure, will now refer to Taiwan as Chinese Taipei

    New Delhi: India has decided to bend backwards in yielding to China’s demand to no longer refer to Taiwan as a separate region on websites. A beginning has been made in this direction: Air India’s website, which as of last month referred to Taiwan as ‘Taiwan’, will now refer to it as ‘Chinese Taipei’.

  • Maharashtra: Pune school issues diktat on girl students’, says wear specific coloured innerwears

    Pune: At a time British schools are doing away with skirts and introducing gender neutral uniforms, a school in Pune is still hung up on innerwear. So, a diktat has been issued by Vishwashanti Gurukul in Kothrud stating that girls should either wear skin (beige) or white coloured innerwear while coming to school. If this wasn’t enough, to ensure compliance, the school authorities have made the parents sign an undertaking, stating that the innerwear

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    Pakistan vs Australia 5th T20I Tri-series: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for Pakistan and Australia

    Pakistan is running high on confidence after victory over host team Zimbabwe in the tri-series. And now they will face Australia in the 5th game. After demoralising loss against Australia, Pakistan stressed on their batting attack. Against Zimbabwe, Pakistan got off too solid start with opener Haris Sohail and Fakhar Zaman. With the win, Pakistan qualified for the finals. Here we see the probable dream XI for Pakistan:

  • Andheri bridge collapse: Bombay HC holds BMC responsible for civic amenities, can’t pass the buck to other authorities

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday took serious note of the blame game that has ensued between the Western Railways and the BMC over the Andheri bridge collapse. After the division bench of Justices Naresh Patil and Girish Kulkarni slammed the BMC for its apathy, the civic body defended itself saying it was not their responsibility that the bridge had collapsed. At this, the division bench took them

  • Maharashtra: After Burari, 5 members of family attempt to commit suicide in Alibaug

    Mumbai: Five members of a family attempted to commit suicide at their residence at Alibaug on Wednesday. The police are clueless about the reason. The incident occurred in the morning when Ramchandra Patil (60), wife Ranjana (55), their daughter-in-law Kavita (30) and the latter’s daughter and son consumed phenyl. According to the police, the door was locked from inside.

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    A Stable Mind Needed To Face Seperatist Forces

    The current political scenario across India clearly indicates signals of strong separatist forces at work in almost every political party. This dangerous trend of disintegration has affected not only the political parties but has invaded families and nations also. However, one finds that adequate attention has not been paid to its causes and to the enormity of harm it causes to the society at whatever level it occurs. The phenomenon of split

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    International Bikini Day: 10 best bikini destinations in India

    International Bikini Day is celebrated on July 5, a day that marks the anniversary of a two-piece bathing suit in 1946 by a Parisian Fashion Designer Louis Reard. Since then there is no turning back. Women around the globe have been hitting the beaches and pool sides in the bathing suit. When it comes to India, bikinis are usually worn in the movies and even in 2018, the bikini culture has not

  • Rs 3.8k-cr from 70 A/Cs need NCLT resolution by Sept

    Mumbai : Nearly 70 large accounts with exposure worth Rs 3.8 trillion will require resolution under the Reserve Bank of India’s revised framework by September, warns a report.