Free Press Journal
  • Govt initiates action against errant minority institutions

    Mumbai : The state government has initiated action against those erring educational institutions that take the benefits of a ‘minority’ status but do not comply with the prescribed norms for the same, minority affairs minister Eknath khadse told reporters here on Thursday.

  • No relief for Tomar, bail hearing defered

    New Delhi : A Delhi court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar, accused of having a fake law degree, and deferred the hearing on his bail plea till June 16.

  • JVs with states would complete pending rail projects: Prabhu

    “The ratio in which the capital contribution will be made ineach company will vary from state to state, but the principle is accepted that both the state government and the railways would be shareholders.” — Suresh Prabhu, Railway Minister (more…)

  • Audi case: Victim’s family call for justice

    Mumbai: Two days after a lawyer rammed her Audi SUV into a taxi, killing two of the occupants, the victim’s family has alleged that the police did not help those injured and have called for justice in the case.

  • Is ‘Bleeding’ Qaeda Dry Of Funds

    Al-Qaeda is steadily losing recruits and funding sources to its more assertive group. In fact, the group is  suviving due to some loyal elements (more…)

  • Yoga: Govt goes an extra mile to convince Muslims

    New Delhi : In a concerted attempt to counter the All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s opposition to promotion of Yoga as advancement of the Hindu religion, the Centre is working overtime to project support of the Muslim community to the International Yoga Day event it is organising on June 21 in a big way.

  • MMRDA advises caution at work site

    Mumbai : Taking work for the second phase of the monorail project a step forward, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will be fitting 22 KV high-tension cables on the concrete guide-way from Wadala depot to GTB Nagar station at Antop Hill station. The cables will be laid for the stretch of 3 kms, due to which MMRDA officials have asked citizens not to approach the work site.

  • maggi comes under american lens too

    Washington : After being banned in India on health concerns, Maggi noodles manufactured by Swiss giant Nestle in India has come under the scanner of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), which has taken samples of the instant food brand for testing.

  • Cash-for-vote scam: TDP-TRS trade charges

    Hyderabad : Spawned by the alleged cash-for-vote scam, wrangling between ruling parties of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh continued on Thursday with second-rung leaders from Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) trading charges at each other.

  • Poor finishing bothers Loew

    Berlin : Germany coach Joachim Loew admits the world champions’ poor finishing is an issue following their shock 2-1 friendly defeat to the USA on Wednesday.

  • Nobel laureate resigns after sexist remarks

    Three things happen when they are in the lab: you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticise them they cry – Tim Hunt  British Nobel Prize-winning scientist  (more…)

  • Mumbai Port Trust introduces bus service within Indira Dock

    Yashodhan Wanage, Dy. Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust, inaugurating the Bus Service. In a bid to improve the overall quality of its services to the trade, Mumbai Port Trust has introduced bus service within its Indira Dock precinct from 10.6.2015 in collaboration with the BEST.

  • All is well between me and CM: Khadse

    Mumbai : A day after saying that the decision of giving 30 hectares of land for metro phase-3 car-shed to the MMRDA has been taken, state revenue minister Eknath Khadse on Thursday dubbed his statement as a creation of the media and that all is well between him and the Chief Minister.

  • Chinese prez has a word of expert advice for Suu Kyi

    Beijing : Setting aside protocol, Chinese President Xi Jinping today met Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and asked her to take a long term view of the Sino-Myanmar ties which faced turbulence after the fall of the military junta which had close ties with the communist giant.

  • Many older adults go online to discuss sex

    New York : Many older adults are going online to dish about the joys of sex and swap advice about keeping their mojos working well into their twilight years, a new study says, reports IANS.

  • Nukes for defence, not for celebratory fire: Musharraf

    Islamabad : Accusing India of destabilising Pakistan, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said nuclear weapons are for the defence of the country and not for “celebratory” occasion.  Musharraf, who ruled from 1999 to 2008, claimed India is carrying an aggressive attitude as a preplanned strategy with the ultimate end game of denuclearising Pakistan. “We do not want to use nuclear capability but if our existence comes under threat, who do we have