Free Press Journal
  • Traction wire thieves nabbed

    Mumbai: If you have been experiencing delayed trains on Harbour line recently, it is not because of the railway’s mismanagement, but because of petty thieves stealing traction wires. An autorickshaw driver from Bandra has been nabbed by the RPF for stealing overhead electric wires during the night. Farheen Yadav, a resident of Bandra was nabbed on Wednesday night while he was trying to steal the electric wires attached to the trains stationed

  • 5-yr-old urchin raped in Kandivali

    Mumbai: A five-year-old beggar child was raped by an unknown person in the wee hours of Thursday morning. The girl was sleeping with her mother and four-year-old brother on the footpath near Kala Mandir at Saibaba Nagar, MG Road in Kandivali west. The CCTV footage of the area showed a man taking the girl away. Based on the footage the police is trying to nab the accused. The complaint was filed by

  • CBI implicating its officers in Ishrat Jahan case: IB to SC

    New Delhi : The Intelligence Bureau has told the Supreme Court that CBI is implicating its officers without verifying the facts in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter killing case of Gujarat.

  • Crusade against porn videos boomerangs

    New Delhi: A man has been arrested for allegedly posting a pornographic clip at the recently launched What’s App anti-corruption helpline of the Delhi Police.

  • Air India

    AI Dreamliner turns back after crack in windshield

    New Delhi : It is raining trouble for Air India’s Dreamliner fleet as one of the aircraft was forced to return Thursday after developing a windshield crack mid-air on its way to Kolkata.

  • Soon, get a certificate to buy fuel

    New Delhi : Soon motorists will have to show ‘pollution under control’ certificates at petrol pumps to refuel their vehicles with the Delhi government on Wednesday taking an in-principle decision to this effect primarily to check vehicular pollution in the city.

  • Now, Amit Shah takes on Sonia

    Hyderabad : BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday said the government needs no advice from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and asked her to keep this for her party’s remaining state governments.  He said Gandhi should advise her party colleagues in the remaining state governments to work for the people and not to fill their coffers.  “Otherwise people will uproot you from those states also,” he said.  Addressing Bharatiya Janata Party workers here, Shah

  • WTO stand: India seeks African backing

     New Delhi: India on Thursday sought cooperation from African countries at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the issue of food security and trade facilitation.

  • Goa CM apologises, but slams media over ‘Negro’ issue

    Panaji : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday apologised for using the word ‘Negro’ to describe an unidentified jailed African native, but lambasted the media for making a national issue out of the minor clerical error.

  • Djokovic still favourite for US Open, opines McEnroe

    New york :  Roger Federer is the form player going into next week’s US Open but Novak Djokovic is favourite to win the title for a second time, according to former champion John McEnroe.

  • Rs 2810 cr for hail-hit farmers

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Thursday informed the Bombay High Court that it had disbursed Rs 2,810 crore to 31,76,320 farmers affected by unseasonal hailstorm in several districts of the state early this year.

  • Ram Sene banned in Goa at behest of mafia: Muthalik

    Panaji : Controversial right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene’s chief Pramod Muthalik has alleged that the Goa government banned his organisation at the behest of drug lords and pub mafia. “What was the reason for Sri Ram Sene to be banned in Goa? We don’t even have an organisation or even a single member. Has there been any violence that we have indulged in?,” he asked.

  • My role doesn’t undermine Fletcher: Shastri

    London :  Handed the task of overseeing a struggling Indian cricket side, newly-appointed Team director Ravi Shastri has refuted suggestions that his role would undermine the position of beleaguered coach Duncan Fletcher.

  • No Arjuna Award for boxer Manoj Kumar

    New Delhi :  Putting an end to speculations, the Sports Ministry on Thursday stuck to the original list of Arjuna awards winners, thereby dashing boxer Manoj Kumar’s hopes of getting the sporting honour.

  • CEAMA holds seminar on Industry-Trade relations

    Indore : Consumer Electronics and Appliances Manufacturers Association (CEAMA) organised a seminar on Industry-Trade relations on Thursday and District Collector Aakash Tripathi was the chief guest on the occasion.

  • Pollard, Ramdin rescue troubled West Indies

    St George’s (Grenada) :  Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin saved the West Indies from a humiliating defeat and engineered a three-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first One-Day International at the National Stadium in Grenada.

  • Middle Vaitarna lake overflows

    Mumbai: Despite the city seeing no rains in the past one week, the Middle Vaitarna lake has started overflowing from 4 pm on Wednesday. According to a press note issued by the BMC’s Hydraulic Engineering department, the Middle Vaitarna dam has witnessed a rainfall of 1370 mm so far resulting in the overflow. With this, all the major lakes that supply water to the city have started overflowing. While Tulsi lake started

  • Murder of Class X student: 2 arrested

    Indore : Police on Thursday arrested two of the four accused involved in the murder of a Class X student in Juni Indore area from Dewas and Manpur, respectively.