Free Press Journal
  • Soon call BMC for plumber, electrician

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars will soon be able to call on a dedicated number of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and avail of services of plumbers and electricians.

  • Fast track development stressed

    Indore : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, on Friday released party’s vision document keeping in mind the civic body polls.

  • Rs 1.95 cr missing from van ferrying cash to bank ATM

    Mumbai: A sum of Rs 1.95 crore in hard cash was allegedly stolen from a van near Milan subway in Vile Parle on Friday. The van was about to load money in an Automated Teller Machine of a bank, when the incident occurred. The curious thing is that the alleged robbery took place in broad daylight at around 2 pm. The driver of the van, it is claimed, had immediately come to

  • Lalbagh: Measurement by TSM begins

    Indore : Measurement of historic Lalbagh palace of the Holkar dynasty began here on Friday and it would expect to conclude on Sunday. With this, the proposed establishment of regional center of Lalit Kala Academy here is getting momentum. Sources said that the Academy has asked about the update status of the palace area. Accordingly, the Academy will decide about the establishment of its regional center. As per the record, Lalbagh covers

  • Police bust cricket betting racket

    Indore : The city police busted a betting racket worth over Rs 2 crore as the Tri-series involving England, Australia and India began in Australia on Friday morning.

  • Court wants seats in locals reserved for senior citizens

    Mumbai: Providing relief to elderly people travelling in local trains, the Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Western and Central Railways to reserve 14 seats exclusively for senior citizens in every suburban train by April 15.

  • Dodging of Stamp Duty worth crores exposed

    Indore : A multi-crore Stamp Duty evasion involving over 50 local companies came to light, recently. These companies amalgamated their loss making sister units to evade the Stamp Duty.

  • MSG

    Censor chief quits over post-haste nod to ‘MSG’

    New Delhi : Soon after the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) cleared a movie on the Dera Sachha Sauda chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan, the chairperson of the Film Censor Board, Leela Samson, sent in her resignation from the post alleging government interference.

  • It is official: 2014 was the hottest yr ever

    Washington: The worst fears about global warming are coming true: According to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the year 2014 was the hottest ever measured. This finding is based on records going back to the year 1880.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Dhoni in focus as India return to ODI grind

    Melbourne: After a fielding-only drill, the Indian cricket team returned to the grind with an intense net session here, continuing their build-up towards the ODI-leg of their Australian tour.

  • AAP talent continues to fill the BJP coffers

    New Delhi: The BJP ranks keep swelling with those who have an Anna Hazare connection. After the retired IPS officer turned social activist Kiran Bedi joined by the party, on Friday it was the turn of another face of the Aam Aadmi Party, Shazia Ilmi, to join the ruling party. She had a pre-induction meeting with national president Amit Shah, and then she formally joined the party in the presence of the

  • Warner steers Australia to easy win over England

    Sydney: Continuing his blazing form, David Warner struck a scintillating hundred to guide Australia to a comfortable three-wicket victory over England in the opening match of the tri-nation ODI series, on Friday.

  • Time to watch out for the superstars

    Just as everyone had expected, the cricket tri-series got on to an interesting start at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Friday. After England won the toss and elected to bat, Australian pacer Mitchell Starc got the scalp of in-form English opener Ian Bell on the very first ball of the series and one delivery later sent James Taylor back to pavilion. Starc also ended Australia’s bowling campaign claiming two more wickets

  • Paris Shooting

    Paris: Terror hiccups continue

    Paris: Several people were taken hostage by an unknown gunman at a post office in Colombes, a northwest suburb of Paris, on Friday. After negotiations, the assailant handed himself over to the police. The gunman was armed with a Kalashnikov rifle, a gun and numerous grenades. A police source later said: “There was no assault, the man gave himself up”. They added that the hostages were “shocked but not injured”.

  • Unwieldy media adds to Obama R-Day security tizzy

    Media management is a tough call in India which is known for its vibrant Press and super active 24/7 channels. The task becomes manifold challenging when the Chief Guest at the Republic Day is none other than the charismatic US President Barack Obama.

  • Fletcher defends bowlers

    Melbourne: Indian bowlers might have come under severe criticism for their below-par show in the recent Test series in Australia but head coach Duncan Fletcher has defended them, saying that the thrashing they got from the home side batsmen was due to inexperience of some of them. Asked about his assessment of India’s bowling in the 0-2 series loss to Australia in four Tests, Fletcher admitted that the bowlers required improvement but

  • Rape victim hires NY lawyer to sue Uber

    NEW DELHI: The finance executive who has accused an Uber driver of raping her in Delhi has asked a top New York lawyer to examine whether she can sue the app-based taxi service for negligence in the US, her family told NDTV. Uber is headquartered in San Francisco.

  • US returned youth held for links to IS

    HYDERABAD: A Hyderabad-based engineer, who has studied in the US, was picked up at the airport and arrested on Friday by the Telangana police for suspected links with the terror group Islamic State. 22-year-old Salman Moinuddin was stopped by the security agencies from flying to Dubai, reports NDTV.

  • 4 runners to get free ride to NY

    Mumbai: In a first, the top two Indian finishers, in both male and female categories of the 2015 Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday, will be given an opportunity to train and compete in the prestigious New York City Marathon in November. The four athletes will be given an all-expenses paid entry in the world marathon major along with travel and accommodation by IT giant Tata Consultancy Services, which also sponsors the NYC

  • Cong Pits Own Kiran Against Muffler Man

    New Delhi : Congress on Friday pitted former Delhi minister Kiran Walia against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi constituency in February 7 Assembly polls, PTI reports.