Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai Trains

    Train services resume in Mumbai after chaotic delays

    Mumbai: Following the rail roko, services on the Central Railway resumed after 12.15 pm. The first train for Diva station left CST station at 12.20 pm, while those stuck on tracks were moving on snails pace.

  • Burdwan Blast

    Burdwan blast saw deep-rooted module of JMB unearthed

    Kolkata: West Bengal figured prominently on the terror map in 2014 after a deep-rooted module of Jamaat- ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was unearthed in the state following the October 2 Burdwan blast.

  • Maoists Attacks

    Maoists attack quarry unit in Kerala

    Kannur: Suspected Maoists attacked a private quarry-cum-crusher unit in Kannur district of Kerala this morning, in the third such strike by the Leftist ultras in the state in recent weeks.

  • Amenities will be improved in newly regularised colonies: Jaitley

    New Delhi: The government’s decision to regularise unauthorised colonies in the national capital has been taken to provide basic amenities in these areas on par with other developed colonies of the city, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

  • Odisha jaundice toll jumps to 19

    Bhubaneswar: Two more deaths due to jaundice were confirmed in Odisha’s Sambalpur town Friday, taking the toll from the water-borne disease to 19.

  • cancer cells

    New compound to kill cancer cells identified

    New York: A small molecule that resets the ‘biological clock’ of cancer cells can help shrink tumour growth and lead to potential new therapy to treat cancer, says a research.

  • Rainy Friday morning in Delhi

    New Delhi: It was a rainy morning here Friday. The Met office has forecast a cloudy day with the possibility of more rainfall.

  • Girl killed for honour in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar: In a case of honour killing, a 19-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her father and other family members who were opposed to her relationship with a boy belonging to a different community in Baroda village of the district.

  • Mumbai Railway

    Commuters stranded, chaos in Central Railway in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Commuters staged rail roko, pelted stones and even torched three vehicles in Diva on Central Railway (CR) after there was no announcement made regarding the delay in train services following a disruption caused due to pantograph failure at Thakurli on Friday morning. Police had to resort to lathi charge to control the agitated crowd even as a motorman was injured in the stone pelting.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex surges 230 points; banking stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday surged 229.63 points or 0.83 percent as banking stocks gained. All the sectors were trading in green and the rally was led by banking, auto and capital goods sectors.

  • AirAsia

    Area for search of missing AirAsia flight fixed

    Kuala Lumpur: The “most probable area” for search of the missing AirAsia flight has been demarcated, Royal Malaysian Navy Chief Abdul Aziz Jaafar said Friday.

  • Cancer

    Two-thirds of cancer cases due to bad luck: Study

    Washington: The majority of cancer cases can be explained by “bad luck” rather than the result of environmental factors and inherited genes, a US study said Thursday.

  • Latvia begins six-month European Union presidency

    Riga: Latvia Thursday began its presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), declaring involvement, growth and sustainability as the presidency’s main principles.