Free Press Journal
  • Rosberg bags pole ahead of Hungarian Grand Prix

    Budapest :  Formula One World championship leader Nico Rosberg once again took full advantage of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s bad luck on Saturday by claiming pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

  • CONG PLIGHT: DYNASTY IS TO BLAME

    The ingrained habits of sycophancy will make most of the party members look everywhere but at the real cause for the reverses  (more…)

  • Saarang, Subhankar, Neha, Shruti make title round

    Mumbai :  Nagpur’s giant-killer Saarang Lakhanee continued to have a dream run as he eclipsed Mumbai Suburbs’ Susrut Karmarkar in the men’s singles semi-final thriller in the 1st Maharashtra State badminton selection tournament, sponsored by Tridhaatu Realty and Infra and hosted by Victory Sports Consultants at Chembur Gymkhana Saturday.

  • D’Assisi down Don Bosco 2-1

    Mumbai :  St. Francis D’Assisi ‘A’, Borivali overcame Don Bosco, Borivali by a close 2-1 margin in a well-contested boy’s u-16 Div-I-A match of the MSSA Inter-School Football Tournament – 2014 on Saturday.

  • SGPC issue: Akal Takht halts Sikh congregations

    Amritsar : Congregations of Sikhs here and in Karnal, who were against the formation of a separate Gurdwara Management Committee in Haryana were on Saturday called off after the Akal Takht’s intervention but Haryana Sikhs went ahead with the election of office-bearers for the ad-hoc committee.

  • ‘Centre, word must be obeyed’

    New Delhi: As controversy raged over Haryana’s move to create a separate Gurdwara Management Committee, Governor-designate Kaptan Singh Solanki on Saturday said the Centre’s directive against it “must be obeyed”.

  • Sandeep, Anil advance

    Mumbai :  Former National & Asian Champion Sandeep Deorukhkar of Mumbai scored a fighting thrilling three game encounter victory against Mangesh Bhalerao of Mumbai 25-10, 21-25, 25-0 to enter Pre-quarter Final round of the Men Singles event in the 50th Aamdar Kshitij Thakur Chashak Maharashtra State Carrom  & Inter District Carrom Championship 2014 organised by Vasai Taluka Kala Krida Vikas Mandal as part of Sliver Jubilee Celebration Year of Vasai Taluka Kala

  • Situation on LAC peaceful despite incursions: Army

    Drass (JK) : Against the backdrop of repeated incursions by China into Indian territory, a top Army commander on Saturday said the situation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) was “absolutely peaceful and calm” and such incidents happen due to differences in perception.

  • Taking steps to stop rash bikers: Cops

    Mumbai : With the month of Ramzan about to come to an end, the city witnessed several instances of youngsters engaging in rash driving on bikes late at night. The traffic police, even after taking preventive steps, is not able to nab such trouble makers.

  • BJP MEET ON AUG 9 TO ANOINT SHAH

    NEW DELHI :  The Bhartiya Janata Party has convened a one-day meeting of its national council here on August 9, to ratify the appointment of Amit Shah as its new president.

  • New Maha Sadan too shoddy even for CM, ministers: Kirit

    Mumbai : BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, on Saturday, questioned the state government as to why it did not act on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report that has pointed out irregularities in the construction of New Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi and recommended SIT probe.

  • SC often exceeded power to fight for people: Venugopal

    Ahmedabad : The Supreme Court has often “exceeded” its powers and “delved” in the realms of the legislature and the executive to fight corruption for “betterment of the people”, senior lawyer K K Venugopal said on Saturday.

  • Join hands with Modi for good governance!

    NEW DELHI : Marking the completion of 60 days of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a new platform at <mygov.nic.in <http://mygov.nic.in>>, inviting citizens to be part of the government in promoting “Surajya” (good governance) not only through ideas and discussions but also with contributions on the ground.

  • Awareness drive on diabetes: BMC to rope in more counsellors

    Mumbai : An increasingly sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy dietary intake has led to an explosion in diabetes. At a press conference held for the ‘Drive Against Diabetes’ in Mumbai on Saturday, the Additional Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Sanjay Deshmukh, said that the BMC was looking into having more counselors to educate people on the causes and prevention of diabetes so that the disease was controlled.

  • Tough guidelines for schools

    Under the directives, school buses should fix GPS and CCTV cameras and drivers should be isolated and not allowed to mingle with the children after they park the vehicles (more…)

  • BJP questions silence of ‘so-called’ progressive activists on FGM fatwa

    Mumbai : Fatwa issued by the Jihadist terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for ‘Forcible Genital Mutilation’ of women aged 11 to 46 is shocking and inhuman. But, more shocking is the silence about it by the so-called progressive activists in India like Teesta Setalwad, BJP’s chief spokesperson for the state Madhav Bhandari said here on Saturday.

  • Is TB major killer? MCGM refutes claim

    Mumbai : Refuting a Mumbai-based NGO’s claims of tuberculosis (TB) being the major cause of death of Mumbaikars in the last few years, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) Saturday said that the basic parameters based on which the NGO has put out its report were flawed. According to a report on ‘State of Health of Mumbai’ released by Praja Foundation on July 15, the NGO had claimed that as many as 7,075