Free Press Journal
  • Family attacks senior citizen with hammer

    Mumbai : The Vanrai police on Wednesday arrested a couple for allegedly beating up the man’s grandmother with a hammer following a property dispute.

  • Jilted lover stabs ex-girlfriend, self

    Mumbai : A 22-year-old spurned lover stabbed his 20-year-old ex girlfriend before stabbing himself in Madh, Malad, on Wednesday after the girl decided to end their three-year relationship.

  • Another arrest in Bhatt firing case

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police on Wednesday made a fresh arrest in the Mahesh Bhatt firing case. Yusuf Suleman Kadri alias Yusuf Bachkana was brought from Karnataka jail, where he was serving a life sentence for a previous crime, in connection with the shootout planned outside Bhat’s office in Khar on November 15, 2014.

  • List of worst passwords revealed

    Washington : The list of 2014’s worst passwords is out and occupying the top slot among the most commonly used passwords in the category is “123456”, reports ANI.

  • President’s counsel must be heeded

    With the Modi Government issuing no fewer than eight ordinances in as many months, President Pranab Mukherjee has found it necessary to warn all concerned against ordinance raj. Indeed, after signing the first three ordinances, he had raised some questions with the government on the need for the fourth one that had descended on his desk. Thereafter, he used a video address to a higher education institution on the subject of ‘Parliament

  • Govt to allocate 36 coal blocks to PSUs

    New Delhi : The government kick-started the process of allocating cancelled coal mines to state-owned firms, saying that it will initially allot 36 blocks. Of these 36 coal blocks, one mine will be given to the steel sector while the rest will be given to the power sector, reports PTI.

  • Caesarean delivery may hamper sex life

    Melbourne : Women who deliver through Caesarean section experience more pain during first sexual intercourse after childbirth than those who give birth naturally, says a study, according to IANS.

  • Man who saved lives at kosher grocery gets French citizenship

    Paris : French authorities honored a Mali-born employee who saved lives at the kosher supermarket attacked by terrorists as a hero and granted him French citizenship, reports AP. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve praised Muslim Lassana Bathily, 24, for his “courage” and “heroism” during a ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Manuel Valls.

  • 12 stabbed on Israel bus in lone-wolf attack

    Tel Aviv : A Palestinian went on a stabbing spree on Wednesday on a bus here, injuring 12 Israelis before being shot, the latest in a series of lone-wolf terror attacks, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accusing the Palestinian Authority of “poisonous incitement” against the Jewish-state.

  • Photo of German anti-Islam leader in Hitler pose surfaces

    Berlin : A photo of the founder of Germany’s new anti-“Islamisation” movement showing him wearing an Adolf Hitler-like moustache and hair style surfaced in German media today. Bild daily quoted PEGIDA spokeswoman Kathrin Oertel as saying the photo of Lutz Bachmann was “a joke”. It cited Bachmann himself as saying he had taken the picture, which shows him with a small black moustache and wet hair swept into a side-parting reminiscent of

  • Here’s how people post life events on Facebook

    New York : With social networking sites becoming a part of our daily lives, people are sharing positive life events indirectly and negative life events directly on Facebook, says a study, reports IANS.

  • Frenchman cashes in 73mn lottery win… a month on

    Paris : A Frenchman came within three weeks of allowing a 73 million euro lottery win to evaporate after carrying the winning ticket around in his wallet for a month, the lottery company said, reports AFP. The man from northeastern France, an online subscriber to Euromillions, hit the jackpot on December 2, but he had stopped routinely checking his numbers. Winners have two months to present their tickets. “It’s a story with

  • Man-U’s ground infested with mice

    London: English football club Manchester United is reportedly facing a mice infestation at its Old Trafford ground. United have endured a tough start to the current campaign, lying at the fourth spot in the league, 12 points behind leaders Chelsea after 22 matches.

  • 10% divestment in NMDC gets underway

    New Delhi : The government has sought expression of interest from reputed merchant bankers for divesting 10% stake in iron ore miner NMDC that could fetch about Rs 5,500 crore to the exchequer.

  • ‘PK’ makers now face plagiarism charge

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the makers of Aamir Khan-starrer film ‘PK’ on a plea of novelist Kapil Isapuri accusing them of plagiarism.