Free Press Journal
  • Gang rape case

    Gang rape victim molested by local NCP leader Santosh Mandavkar

    Thane: A 14-year-old girl who was gang raped allegedly by two youth earlier this month in the neighbouring Raigad district, was also molested by a local NCP leader on the very same day of the incident, police said today.

  • N Chandrababu Naidu

    Process of finalising capital of residual AP: Naidu

    Vijayawada:Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said they are in the process of finalising the capital of the residual Andhra Pradesh and are making an action plan in this regard.

  • World Cup final to be a ‘clasico’: Beckenbauer

    Rio de Janeiro: German football legend Franz Beckenbauer said the FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and Germany could end up being a “clasico” because of terrific players who will play in good atmosphere and conditions at the Maracana Stadium here Sunday.

  • sharad pawar

    Will not oppose TRAI amendment bill: Pawar

    Mumbai: NCP will not oppose the Bill to amend TRAI Act which seeks to remove a legal hurdle in appointment of former chairman of telecom re gulatory body Nripendra Mishra as principal secretary to the Prime Minister, party chief Sharad Pawar said today.

  • Karthikeyan struggles to 11th place on the grid

    Fuji Speedway (Japan): As he struggled to negotiate a tricky last sector at the iconic Fuji Speedway circuit, India’s Narain Karthikeyan could manage only a 11th place on the grid for the third round of the Super Formula championship, here today.

  • Romero’s wife ready to loan him if Argentina win World Cup

    Rio de Janeiro: Model Eliana Guercio, wife of Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero, said that she is ready to loan her husband for one week to American pop star Rihanna if Argentina lift the World Cup trophy Sunday.

  • Aid-starved, drought-hit farmers protest in Vidarbha

    Nagpur: Nearly 1,000 farmers, including many women, staged a day’s hunger strike and sit-in protest demanding minimum support price for cotton and waiver of farm loans in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, an NGO leader said here Saturday.

  • Girl set on fire by paramour and his sister

    Patna: A 22-year-old girl was allegedly set on fire by her paramour and his sister in a village of Saran district in Bihar over a dispute, police said today.

  • ‘MSME Ministry planning incubation centres to boost sector’

    Ahmedabad: The government is mulling launching district-level incubation centres across the country to revitalise the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector and encourage entrepreneurship as per the Budgetary provision, a senior bureaucrat said here today.

  • Afghan poll should be source of unity not discord: India

    New Delhi: Amid the impasse in the Afghan presidential election, India Saturday said the process “should become a source of unity, not of discord” and that New Delhi counts on the wisdom of the Afghan people and the candidates “to find an amicable solution” in the country’s larger interests.

  • Now, 3D-print a nebula at home!

    Washington: Ever dreamed of holding a nebula in your hands? Thanks to NASA, this may now be a reality as the first high-resolution three-dimensional model of the expanding cloud produced by a massive star’s eruption is now available to all.

  • Union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik: Gopinath Munde’s Death Is An Irreversible Loss for BJP

    Working on cheaper visas, lesser air fares: Shripad Naik

    Panaji: Efforts are being made to control escalating air fares during the holiday season and to slash visa rates in order to compete with cheaper tourism destinations, Tourism Minister Shripad Naik said Saturday.

  • Plea to name Kochi airport after Adi Sankara

    Kochi: Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) today urged Prime minister Narendra Modi to name the International airport at nearby Nedumbassery after Adi Sankara.