Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: College education must inculcate compassion and empathy in students

    Ujjain: Governor and also chancellor of Vikram University (VU), Om Prakash Kohli addressed students and a large number of guests and invitees in the 22nd convocation ceremony of the university, held on the administration building grounds here on Tuesday. A total 260 students were awarded degrees in the grand programme— 193 students received Ph D degrees, 1 D Lit and 66 students were awarded post graduation degrees. Gold medals were also awarded

  • Banks can’t escape responsibility of NPAs: Rangarajan

    Hyderabad : Former Reserve Bank of India Governor C Rangarajan on Monday  said banks cannot escape from the responsibility of controlling Non-Performing Assets (NPA) in their balance sheets.

  • Bhopal: Mohan Rao is Principal Secretary to Governor

    BHOPAL: The state government, on Friday, in a minor administrative reshuffle posted M. Mohan Rao, director, Tribal Research and Development Institute has been posted as principal secretary to governor.

  • Bill to replace ordinance on Jallikattu to be placed in Assembly: Governor

    Chennai, Observing that a “mass movement” and “spontaneous outpouring of emotion” paved the way for lifting of the ban on Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao today said a bill to replace the ordinance would be “placed” by the state government in the Tamil Nadu Assembly “immediately.”

  • Ordinance could undergo judicial scrutiny: Experts

    New Delhi : As the Tamil Nadu Governor signed an ordinance to pave the way for holding of Jallikattu, constitutional experts on Saturday said the government was within its rights to issue the ordinance but it could be struck down if it undercuts the Supreme Court verdict.

  • Note ban most disruptive policy innovation since 1991: Subbarao

    “Demonetisation, in that sense, is creative destruction. But it is a very special type of creative destruction. Because what it has destroyed is a destructive creation — blackmoney. So, you can understand that demonetisation is creative destruction of a destructive creation,” -D Subbarao/ Ex-RBI Governor (more…)

  • Mad rush for tickets

    Lucknow : Indian hockey couldn’t have asked for more as the final of the men’s Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Sunday attracted capacity crowd even as foreign media with valid accreditation cards found it difficult to enter the venue.

  • Mumbai: Governor directs state universities to go cashless

    Mumbai: The Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of Universities in the State CH Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday asked all universities in the state to shift to electronic transfers while accepting various fees from students or dealing with various stakeholders.

  • Indore: Teach cashless transactions to illiterate, Governor to pupils

    INDORE: Calling upon students to be socially sensitive, Governor and Chancellor of state universities Om Prakash Kohli here on Thursday said that educated youth would be discharging their social responsibility if they teach cashless transactions to people who are not acquaint with this technology.

  • At least 31 dead in Iran train crash

    Tehran : At least 31 people were killed in Iran on Friday when a passenger train rammed into the back of an intercity express which had broken down, the provincial governor said, reports AFP.

  • Mumbai: Israeli president to pay respects to 26/11 victims

    Mumbai: Israel President Reuven Rivlin and Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao will pay respects to the victims of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, at a memorial meeting in Taj Mahal Hotel in south Mumbai on Monday.

  • Republican Party needs to be inclusive: Nikki Haley

    Washington: Amid reports that she was a contender for a spot in Donald Trump’s cabinet, Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has asserted that the Republican Party needs to be inclusive and cannot afford to forget immigrants or people of colour.

  • Bhopal: Blend traditional building concept with latest tech in houses for cops

    BHOPAL: “While constructing the buildings for the police force, the Police Housing Corporation should blend the traditional knowledge of Indian construction pattern and the modern technologies,” said governor OP Kohli on the concluding day of the 5th All-India Police Housing Corporation Conference on Wednesday.

  • Polity tempered by religion creates welfare state: Governor OP Kohli

    Bhopal: Governor Professor OP Kohli, presiding over ‘Dharma-Dhamma Sammelan’ organised by Sanchi University here on Friday, said that welfare of human beings is the root of religion while aim of polity is welfare of people. He said if system has religion as it basis then it is stable and works for welfare of the people.

  • Bhopal: State police remembers its martyrs

    Bhopal: A function was held to mark the Police Commemoration Day at Lal Parade Ground on Friday. The governor, the home minister and the DGP met the family members of the martyred policemen and conveyed to them they shared their pain.