Free Press Journal
  • Tearful Obama leads mourning

    Washington/New York: US President Barack Obama wiped tears and spoke of his grief as the authorities scrambled to piece together the mayhem at a Connecticut elementary school where a heavily armed young man gunned down 28 people, including 20 children.

  • Expert to make Mumbai cops fitter

    Mumbai : Mumbai police are set to emerge leaner, stronger. If this fitness trainer has his way with the city’s lawkeepers, the force would emerge not only physically fitter, but also more agile mentally and, it is hoped, that much more efficacious, reports IANS.

  • We will alter policies to accelerate growth: PM

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday promised to bring in more policy reforms to accelerate inclusive growth and lift the spirits of investors in the economy, addressing all concerns about the fiscal deficit, taxation, disinvestment and infrastructure, reports IANS.

  • Torture over Bible

    Mumbai : Two sisters living in Pune fled their home after they were tortured by their family members when they converted from Hinduism to Christianity.

  • Army exploits, arms and armaments enthrall public

    Mumbai : At the peak of the 1971 war, Indian intelligence agencies had indicated that the Pakistan’s flagship submarine PNS Ghazi would attempt to sink India’s aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. The Indian forces immediately swung into action and deceived INS Ghazi into believing Vikrant was in Vishakhapatnam when it was secretly anchored at Andaman Islands.

  • City Limouzines owner arrested; in ED custody

    Mumbai : Chairman of City Limouzines Sayed Masood was on Saturday remanded in the custody of Enforcement Directorate(ED) till December 21 by a court here.

  • Consumer body dismisses plea for condonation of delay

    Mumbai : Observing that application for condonation of delay is without any factual and legal basis and has no legs to stand, the National Consumer Forum has dismissed the appeal filed by the sub-divisional officer of Indri.

  • ‘Do not hang Afzal Guru’

    Mumbai: Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh president Prakash Ambedkar on Saturday said 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru should not be hanged but sentenced to life imprisonment.

  • Dy Registrar throws spanner in Mumbai Coop body’s plans

    “You are advised not to conduct the election without making necessary amendments to the  bye-laws. Else, action will be taken, assuming that the directions have been violated,” the order says.

  • 13-yr-old student commits suicide

    BHAYANDAR: In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old boy studying at an ashram school in Kochai village near Talasari committed suicide by consuming poison on late on Friday night. According to officials at Talasari police station, the student identified as Shailesh Laxman Hadal, (13), consumed some poisonous substance in his hostel room of Anudanit Pre-Ashram School at about 12 pm on Friday.

  • Three people injured in car collision

    Mumbai: Three people were injured in road mishap wherein two vehicles collided with each other on JJ Flyover on Saturday afternoon. A 21-year-old college student was detained by the police and was about to be arrested at the time of going to the press.

  • Another bizman held for possession of charas

    Mumbai: The Dongri police have arrested a 42-year-old businessman with 24 kg charas and booked the accused under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. They also have launched a hunt for the other accused who fled the spot.

  • Bizman shot dead in Andheri

    Mumbai: A businessman, around 45 years of age, was shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Andheri West on Saturday night, the police said.

  • Over 100 have died in school shootings

    Washington : Over 100 people have been killed and dozens injured in school and campus shootings across the US over the last 20 years with the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007 being the deadliest, claiming 32 lives, including that of two Indians, reports IANS.

  • Sports and style Making of a new glamour statement

    The Jaipur Polo team has inspired a range of apparel under the label, the Jaipur Polo Company. The range offers a selection of rugged polo shirts, rugby shirts, polo jean riding breeches, ladies polo pants and accessories.

  • In Insurgency- Hit Gadchiroli, A Lab That Saves Newborns

    They wanted most of all to find aviable and sustainable method to save the thousands of newborns who die even before they get achance to live… Thus was born Shodhgram, literally the ‘searching village’.

  • Peshawar airport under rocket attack

    Islamabad : At least three rockets were fired at the airport and nearby areas of Peshawar city in northwest Pakistan today, killing two persons and injuring 30 others, witnesses and rescue workers said, reports PTI.

  • It wasn’t me: Shooter’s kin

    Washington: “It wasn’t me I was at work It wasn’t me”, wrote Ryan Lanza on his Facebook page soon after he was mistakenly named as the man who shot dead 28 people, including 20 children, at a US school, reports IANS.

  • Student held: shooting threat

    Houston: A student has been arrested for threatening to shoot inside a school in the US state of Oklahoma on Friday, a day when another gunman fatally shot 20 children and eight adults in an elementary school in the US state of Connecticut, reports IANS.