Free Press Journal
  • Ajoy Mehta

    Sitaram Kunte Out Ajoy Mehta Appointed as new BMC Commissioner

    Mumbai: CM Fadnavis Appointed Mr Ajoy Mehta A IAS Officer of Batch 1984 as New BMC Chief. He was also Principal Sec of Environment Department DP Plan may be the Reason. Today Mr Ajoy Mehta will take Charge.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Blockade not in force: Khaleda Zia

    Dhaka: Bangladesh National Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia has said a countrywide transport blockade she called in January is no longer in force, media reported on Monday. “The blockade is not in force,” Khaleda said at a meeting.  The former Bangladesh prime minister had launched the bloackade from her office on January 5 after being barred from joining a 20-party programme on the anniversary of the 10th general election. The indefinite blockade

  • John Kerry

    John Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase

    New York: Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first time since they laid out the framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. The State Department said Kerry and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would meet today in New Yorkwhere both men are participating in a conference at the United Nations on the nuclear non-proliferation treaty. The meeting comes as nuclear negotiators try to complete a

  • Jayalalitha, DA Case

    Tamil Nadu has no authority to name SPP in Jayalalithaa case: SC

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Monday ruled as bad in law Tamil Nadu’s appointment of a special public prosecutor (SPP) in the hearing of J. Jayalalithaa’s plea by the Karnataka High Court against her conviction in disproportionate assets case.

  • Earth Quake, Nepal

    Earth Quake: Death toll rises to 66

    New Delhi: The death toll in Saturday’s earthquake and aftershocks in the country has climbed to 66 with Bihar reporting the highest casualties. The quake and aftershocks, which were experienced in some parts of North and East India, have also left 288 others injured, a senior Home Ministry official said today.

  • Indians Evacuated

    1,935 Indians evacuated from Nepal

    New Delhi: Stepping up its relief and rescue efforts, India has evacuated 1,935 stranded Indians from earthquake-hit Nepal, even as a fresh feeble tremor today jolted the battered Himalayan nation.

  • Sikh, Food

    Delhi Sikh body sends 25,000 food packets to Nepal

    New Delhi/Chandigarh: The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC) on Monday sent 25,000 food packets to the quake-hit Nepal to help those affected there. The food packets were transported on Indian Air Force IAF aircraft. More food packets are likely to be dispatched to Nepal later on Monday, DSGMC media adviser Parminder Pal Singh told IANS.

  • Earthquake

    Tibet quake toll rises to 20; forecast of rain, snow

    Beijing: The death toll in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region due to the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal climbed to 20 today as the government continued to reach out to people in the affected areas.

  • Nepal earthquake: Aftershocks in Siliguri

    Siliguri (West Bengal) : Fresh tremors were felt in Siliguri while the polling of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) was being conducted.

  • “Major tremor expected anytime, not possible to predict exact time,” says geologist

    Ranchi : Geologist Nitish Priyadarshi has stated that another major tremor can be expected anytime and the countries near the Himalayan region should be on high alert. “Major tremor can occur anytime, maybe in a week or two.It is not possible to predict the exact time. Countries near the Himalayan region like Afghanistan, Nepal, India and Pakistan should be on high alert,” Nitish Priyadarshi told ANI here.

  • Four individuals of UP on tour to Nepal reportedly missing

    Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh) : Four individuals from Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh, who went on a trip to Nepal, have reportedly gone missing after the earthquake struck Nepal and parts of northern India and their families have requested the Indian Government to find them and bring them back to safety.

  • Gift of Givers

    African quake rescue experts ready to leave for Nepal

    Johannesburg: South African’s rescue and relief organisation ‘Gift of the Givers’ is ready to go to Nepal with specialised equipment to provide assistance after the powerful earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people.

  • medical aid, Nepal, Earthquake

    US sends aid workers to Nepal

    Washington: The US today sent a military aircraft with relief materials and nearly 70 rescue workers to Nepal to provide assistance after the powerful earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people.

  • Aftershocks send locals screaming into streets

    Kathmandu :  A quake backlash, in the form of powerful aftershocks, continued to rattle Nepal on Sunday, sending residents of Katmandu waling into the streets, a day after Saturday’s destruction that claimed more than 2,400 lives, including 5 Indians.

  • Stabbing spree rocks City again, 5 hurt

    Indore : Before the Indoreans could heave a sigh of relief after arrest of two accused who had looted a revolver from an ASI and shot a youth to death in Ujjain, two drunken miscreants went on a stabbing spree in eastern part of the city on Sunday night and injured five persons including a minor. They also thrashed two girls walking in the locality.

  • RLVD: Traffic cops’ Third Eye

    Indore : Violating traffic rules may make deep holes in your pocket soon as the traffic cops, armed with RLVD (Red Light Violation Detection) cameras, would impose heavy fines on errant riders. At present, these lenses are installed only at two places and soon other important squares would witness the same.

  • I’ll meet Sonia to complain against Digvijay Singh

    Bhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has adopted a stern stand after the Excel sheets submitted by former CM Digvijay Singh against him were proven to be fake by Jabalpur High Court.