Free Press Journal
  • 58-year-old man arrested for raping minor girl

    Mumbai: A 58-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl at his house in suburban Bhandup, police said today. The accused called the girl, who lives in his neighbourhood, to his house when he was alone by offering her sweets and chocolate and allegedly raped her last evening, Bhandup police station’s senior inspector P R Chavan said.

  • ‘Jan Samvad’ marks a new beginning for Delhi: AAP

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday hailed its ‘Jan Samvad’ initiative as a new beginning where the government will give a record of its work to the common people.

  • Maoists Attacks

    Maoists torch 32 vehicles in Bihar, enforce shutdown

    Patna: Maoists burnt 32 vehicles in Bihar’s Gaya district to enforce a two-day shutdown beginning Monday to protest the killing of a woman Maoist leader, police said.

  • Rashid Khan tips Siddikur as favourite in Bangladesh Open

    Dhaka: Indian golfer Rashid Khan, a two time winner in 2014, will be among the favourites as Bangladesh gets ready to host its first-ever Asian Tour event at the Kurmitola Golf Club from Wednesday. The Bashundhara Bangladesh Open will see a strong Indian challenge as the field includes seasoned Rahil Gangjee, Chiragh Kumar, Himmat Rai and Digvijay Singh, who is on a medical extension.

  • Bus accident

    10 of a family killed in Maharashtra road accident

    Palghar (Maharashtra): Ten members of a family from Surat in Gujarat were killed early Monday when the mini-bus they were travelling in collided head on with a bus in this district, police said.

  • Train derailed in UP

    Jammu – Tawi express derailed in UP, one killed

    Lucknow: At least one person was killed and over 100 were injured when seven coaches of an express train bound for Jammu Tawi derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, police said.

  • We were always playing the catch-up game: Stephen Fleming

    Kolkata: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said his team was always playing the catching up game after Mumbai Indians duo of Rohit Sharma and Lendl Simmons set the early momentum and helped the team score a 200-plus total in the IPL final.

  • Karan Johar

    Varun dedicates ABCD2’s new song to K Jo on his birthday

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar today turned 43 and got birthday wishes from his “Student of the Year” actors Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. Varun dedicated his newly-released song from upcoming movie “ABCD 2” to celebrate his first director’s 43rd birthday.

  • Afghan Taliban leaders meet secretly in China: Report

    Washington: An Afghan peace envoy held secret talks with Taliban leaders in China last week which were also attended by Chinese officials and representatives of Pakistan’s spy agency ISI, a media report has said.

  • Anupam Kher

    Anupam Kher completes 31 years in Bollywood

    Mumbai: With his debut film “Saaransh” clocking 31 years today, actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter to reminisce about his three decades in the film industry. Kher, 60, who made an unconventional debut as an aged father, said the journey has been amazing for him.

  • Mumbai Indians win IPL 8

    Mumbai Indians fans invited at Wankhede this evening for celebrations

    Kolkata: The Wankhede Stadium will open its gates this evening to all their die-hard supporters as Mumbai Indians are all set for euphoric celebrations after their second triumph in the IPL T20 cricket tournament. Rohit Sharma and Co, who are scheduled to leave the city in batches in the afternoon, will head to their home venue along with their team mentor Sachin Tendulkar and owner Nita Ambani and the celebrations will begin at

  • Indian Army

    Militants attack BSNL outlet in Sopore; 1 killed, 2 injured

    Srinagar: One person was killed and two others were injured in a militant attack on a telecom company outlet in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today, police said. The militants opened firing on the franchisee of BSNL at Iqbal Market in Sopore, 52 kms from here, which resulted in injuries to three of its workers, a police officer said. The injured were rushed to a local hospital, where doctors referred them

  • Western Union renews tie-up with India Post

    Mumbai: Global money transfer major Western Union today said it has renewed its 14-year-old partnership with India Post, which is now in the race to become a payments bank. After the renewed agreement, nearly 10,000 post offices will continue to serve as Western Union agents, it said in a statement here without revealing the tenure of the agreement.

  • Parachute-like objects spotted over Mumbai airport

    Mumbai: Unidentified parachute-like objects were spotted in the Mumbai airport airspace here, raising security concern. According to airport police, five unidentified objects were spotted over the airport area on Saturday evening by a pilot of Jet Airways when he was about to take a flight off the run way.

  • Exams

    Girls outshine boys in CBSE Class XII results

    New Delhi: Girls again performed better than boys in the CBSE Class 12 results that were announced here on Monday, an official said. The pass percentage of girls was 87.57 as compared to boys’, which was 77.77 percent. Overall, Thiruvanathampuram region recorded the highest pass percentage of 95.41.

  • Three injured in Kashmir terror attack

    Srinagar: Three people were injured on Monday when separatist guerrillas fired at a shop selling SIM cards of a mobile phone company in north Kashmir’s Sopore town, police said.

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    Depression ups mortality risk in heart failure patients

    London: Patients with heart failure are at five-fold increased risk of death following discharge from hospital if they also suffer from moderate to severe depression, a new research has found. The findings suggest that recognition and management of depression may reduce mortality for patients with heart failure.

  • Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard bows out as Liverpool suffers worst defeat in 50 years

    London: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard scored the team’s only goal in what was one of the worst-ever defeats for the Anfield outfit in modern history, a 6-1 massacre by Stoke City. It was at least a consolation prize for the 34-year-old midfielder who led the team to their crushing defeat in the final game of the 2014-15 season, Xinhua reported on Sunday. This summer, Gerrard heads across the Atlantic at the start of an 18-month contract with

  • Shimla_Lower_Bazaar

    Learn from Nepal quake, stop illegal construction: Himachal High Court

    Shimla: Taking notice of haphazard development and encroachments in the state capital, where “most buildings are precariously hanging”, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed that the devastating earthquake in Nepal last month had failed to shake the authorities out of their slumber and curb illegal construction that has turned Shimla into a “slum”.