Free Press Journal
  • GST to be best achievement of Modi govt: Ind

    New Delhi : Progress towards realising the pan-India single tax system, the Goods and Services Tax (GST), will be the biggest achievement of the Narendra Modi-led government, industry organisation Assocham said on Sunday.

  • Bhopal: If women grow, nation will progress says Vishwas Sarang

    BHOPAL: The progress of society and the country lies in the progress and uplift of women.  This was said by minister of state (Independent Charge) for cooperatives Vishwas Sarang at a seminar organised on ‘Women Skill Development and Economic Upliftment’ by Astha Mahila Sahakari Nagrik Bank Maryadit. He said women had been worshipped and considered powerful in Indian tradition, darshan and culture. In Hindu religious epics, Saraswati, Durga and Lakshmi were considered

  • Motivate Sahariya ST youths to be self-reliant

    SHIVPURI: Collector Omprakash Shrivastav reviewed the progress of beneficiary and self employment oriented schemes and the programmes here on Thursday, and instructed the officers that the tribal categories should be motivated especially Sahariya tribal category to be encouraged to take the benefits of the different schemes so that their financial condition would be improved and they would be self dependent.

  • FPIs infuse $ 1 bn in capital mkts in Sep

    New Delhi : Foreign investors have pumped in nearly Rs 6,800 crore ($ 1 billion) into the country’s capital markets so far this month, driven by global and domestic factors.

  • Give me just five years, I will fix Punjab: Amarinder

    Patiala : Claiming that he is ‘oath bound’ to eradicate corruption and drugs from Punjab, state Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Saturday asked people to give him “just five years to launch Punjab back on the path of progress”.

  • Bootstrapping or angel investment?

    Being a start-up, there are a lot of worries clouding one’s progress.  At times, it boils down to the fact that the company does not have enough finances to incubate. In those difficult times, should one knock on the doors of friends and relatives or ask angel investors for funds.

  • Inflation, US Fed policy key triggers for market this week

    New Delhi : Inflation numbers, progress of monsoon rains and key global developments, including the US Fed meeting, will lay the pitch for the stock market movement this week, say analysts. Investors are uncertain about the policy action of the US Federal Reserve in the backdrop of Chair Janet Yellen’s recent comments and the country’s jobs report data for May.

  • Climate change will proceed faster than expected: Study

    London : Because increased temperature also affects greenhouse gas emissions that arise naturally, global warming will progress faster than what was previously believed, projects a new study.

  • Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav offers cake to Amar Singh on his 77th birthday in Saifai on Saturday. PTI

    Look who’s talking? Country cannot progress without education for girls: Mulayam

    Etawah (UP) : SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav stressed on the need for girls and women education and said that the country cannot progress without their support. “Unless girls come forward with good education, till then the country and society cannot progress and this has been the thinking of SP,” Mulayam said here on Sunday while addressing students at a programme on the occasion of his 77th birthday. Mulayam said that to promote

  • Despite heavy US airstrikes, IS threat persists

    Washington : In measuring progress in the American-led air war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, numbers tell one story but results tell another. Fighter jets, bombers, attack planes and drones are dropping an average of 2,228 bombs per month on targets ranging from training camps and machine gun positions to oil facilities and weapons shacks.

  • Obama speaks to Modi, first call via Indo-US hotline

    Washington : US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have made the first use of the secure hotline set up between Washington and New Delhi as they reviewed progress on key areas of cooperation and discussed global issues ahead of the upcoming G-20 summit.

  • Legal, education services may be opened to foreign players

    New Delhi : The government is following a “calibrated approach” to open its education and legal services for foreigners, a move aimed at boosting country’s services sector. Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia said that work is under progress for opening education and legal services for foreign players.

  • Disease of progress

    Apparently to reassure the nation, Health Minister Shri Karmarkar said at the Lok Sabha,the other day, that the incidence of heart diseases in India has shown only a slight increase and  not an alarming increase as one believes or seems to believe. If this is true, it is highly and deeply disappointing. Heart diseases, along with ulcer and cerebral haemorrhage, constitute the pillar of modern progress. They have become an unrivalled status

  • Mumbai has a long way to go

    Looking all around, it appears that Mumbai’s infrastructure has developed tremendously in the last few years. Bridges, flyovers, expressways–these are all major changes in the way the city moves. But yet, commuters travel for hours to get to their destinations. Why is that and what more should be done?, says Akhilesh Tilotia.

  • Federer, Sharapova make serene progress

    Paris : Former winner and second seed Roger Federer and women’s champion Maria Sharapova take top billing as they target places in the French Open fourth round.

  • Schumacher making progress: Manager

    Berlin : Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress in recovering from a severe head injury, nearly a year-and-half after a skiing accident, according to his manager.

  • PM Narendra Modi assures progress for Arunachal in next five years

    Itanagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured the people of Arunachal Pradesh that they would witness much more progress in the coming five years than they had in the past 28 years. “I want to assure you that you will witness much more progress in the coming five years than you have seen in the last 28 years,” he said while speaking at the 29th Statehood Day celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh here.