Free Press Journal
  • Indian-origin pizza company director banned in UK

    London: A 58-year-old Indian-origin director of a pizza company in the UK has been banned for seven years for making payments totalling at least 205,000 pounds to a company in which he had a personal interest.

  • Indore: FIEO hints at launch of int’l flight from city soon

    Indore: Federation of Indian Exports’ Organisation (FIEO), a body of ministry of corporate affairs to promote exports, has hinted at rolling out of international flights from the city soon. Convener of FIEO (Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh), Suber Rampurawala, who recently communicated with airport director Aryama Sanyal and also wrote a letter to her, praising her efforts towards starting international flights from the city, expressed hope in the matter.

  • Aamir Khan launched ‘Secret Superstar’ trailer in various countries

    New Delhi: Bollywood Perfectionist Aamir Khan has launched the trailer of his highly-awaited upcoming film ‘Secret Superstar’ in India, USA, UK, Middle East and Singapore. The trailer was unveiled first In India and released later in other countries one after the other via web video conference.

  • China blocks terror tag on JeM chief Masood Azhar yet again

    United Nations : China has again extended by three months its technical hold on the US, France and UK- backed proposal to designate Pakistan-based JeM terror group chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN.

  • Indore: Expert trainers from across globe share experience and knowledge on imparting education

    Indore: Revising knowledge of school principals and teachers, Quality Education Asia organised two-day training session at Choithram School North Campus on weekend. Aiming to improvise the quality of education, the team of trainers invited school principals from all the schools in the city. About 50 principals attended the training session.

  • Princess Diana wanted to run away with bodyguard, reveals new tapes

    London : Princess Diana wanted to run away with a bodyguard with whom she had fallen “deeply in love” to escape her loveless marriage with Prince Charles, according to Diana’s privately recorded videos with her voice coach which are set to be aired for the first time in the UK.

  • UK’s first woman Sikh MP elected to key Parliament panel

    London: Britain’s first woman Sikh MP has been elected to an influential cross-party panel in the UK Parliament that examines the workings of the Home Office. Preet Kaur Gill, who won the Edgbaston seat for the Labour party in the June 8 snap general election, was elected to the Home Affairs Select Committee in the UK Parliament.

  • UK PM seeks to quell cabinet in-fighting over Brexit

    London: British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to reimpose order on her ministers after a series of damaging leaks pointing to cabinet splits on Brexit, her spokesman said today.

  • 3 British Sikhs jailed for smuggling Afghans into UK

    London: Three British Sikhs have been jailed for a total of 19 years for helping about 70 illegal Afghan immigrants sneak into the UK by misusing passports in a 600,000 pounds scam. Cousins Daljit Kapoor and Harmit Kapoor, and Davinder Chawla, all three in their 40s, had admitted conspiring to help foreigners get into the country illegally and were sentenced last week at Inner London Crown Court.

  • Women’s World Cup: India defeats Pakistan by 95 runs in a group match

    Derby (UK): Left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht picked up a five-wicket haul as India defeated arch rivals Pakistan by 95 runs in a group match of the Women’s cricket World Cup at the County Ground here on Sunday. Electing to bat first, India produced 169/9. In reply, Pakistan were bundled out for 74 runs with Bisht doing most of the damage with figures of 5/18.

  • Sikh couple in UK told they can’t adopt white child

    London : A Sikh couple in the UK have alleged that they were refused permission to adopt a white child because of their “cultural heritage” and told to adopt a child from India instead.

  • Modi mesmerizes Indian diaspora yet again

    One of the glorious success stories of Narendra Modi’s prime ministership in the three years that he has been in office has been the excellent rapport he has built up with the Indian diaspora in countries that he has visited, especially in the developed world, be it the US, Canada, UK, Australia and Germany. His powerful oratory and his disarming style have won him numerous admirers and silenced many of his diehard

  • School asks students to draft suicide note for homework

    London : An English teacher in the UK asked over 60 teenage students to draft a suicide note for homework as part of a module on Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, sparking outrage and prompting the school to apologise.

  • Ship assns in India plan roadshows across the globe for a year

    Mumbai: India’s leading shipping associations have jointly planned a series of roadshows across the globe for a year, to interact with owners of foreign ships and their representatives residing in several countries.

  • Queen unveils government agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

    London: Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday unveiled the government’s scaled-down agenda in her speech dominated by a host of proposed new laws designed to deliver a “smooth and orderly” divorce from the EU amid the political uncertainty after Prime Minister Theresa May’s poll debacle. At the State Opening of Parliament, the Queen’s Speech, which is prepared by the government of the day and read out by the 91-year-old monarch, laid out the