Free Press Journal
  • Surrey duo on the mend after sickening collision

    London : Australia’s Moises Henriques and Surrey team-mate Rory Burns were said to be in “decent shape” Monday following their sickening collision when they ran into each other trying to take a catch in a county match.

  • Stopping India’s #1 killer is up to us Indians

    One evening after dinner in 1991, Satish Karekar, then 42, a Mumbai businessman, experienced a dull pain and heaviness in the chest and lightness in the head. When the feeling persisted well into the night, his brother, who’s a doctor, whisked him off to hospital.

  • Case papers not ready, Salman plea deferred

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing on actor Salman Khan’s plea against his conviction in the 13-year-old hit and run case till July 1.

  • Mufti orders time-bound probe into Sopore killings

    Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday ordered time-bound enquiry into Sopore killings and convened a meeting of the Unified Headquarters on Wednesday to discuss the issue.

  • No child will be deprived of education, says Vinod Tawde

    Mumbai  : Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Monday, on the occasion of schools reopening after the summer vacations, that no child will be deprived of education in the state. Tawde had gone to a local school to welcome students on the first day of school as part of a new initiative to make students feel at home.

  • Attack Opponents: Van Ass

    Belgium : Indian men’s hockey team’s chief coach Paul van Ass feels from the word go the Sardar Singh-led side needs to put pressure on the opponents in order to secure positive results in the FIH World League Semi-finals to be held here from June 20 to July 5. The Dutchman stressed on the need to score early goals to put pressure on their rivals.

  • Sexting is the `new norm` for teens

    London : A new study has revealed that “sexting” has now become the “new norm” for teenagers.

  • Nitish again slams BJP for move to publicise Yoga

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday once again flayed the BJP for launching publicity campaign to promote International Yoga Day on June 21 saying that the ancient exercise regime was not a thing to publicize, but to be done in privacy.

  • Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks to voters in Florida in this file photo.

    Prez race: Jeb Bush to throw his hat in ring

    Washington : With his campaign logo ready, Jeb Bush is set to make his big announcement on Monday, formally adding his name to the crowded Republican field for the 2016 US presidential election.

  • Mumbai univ to get new VC by next week

    Mumbai: The University of Mumbai will have a new Vice Chancellor by next week. The three-member search committee headed by justice (retd) BN Krishna for the selection of a new Vice Chancellor for the university is working on a war footing and will submit its search report to the Governor, who is also the chancellor, in this week.

  • Pawars’ education society usurped land: RTI activist

    Mumbai  : After Chhagan Bhujbal, top leaders of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are under scanner for allegedly transferring a 73-acre land without due process in the name of their trusts. Pune-based RTI activist Ravindra Barhate alleged that the Vidya Pratishthan, an educational trust run by NCP chief Sharad Pawar and his nephew Ajit Pawar, transferred a land from Krishi Udyog Mul Shikshan Sanstha.

  • Cairn Energy, LIC hold key to Cairn-Vedanta merger

    New Delhi : Keen to get LIC support for his debt-ridden miner Vedanta Ltd absorbing cash-rich Cairn India, billionaire Anil Agarwal met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to explain the merger that hinges on minority shareholder support. A day after offering minority shareholders of Cairn India one equity share and one 7.5 per cent preference share in Vedanta Ltd, Agarwal met Jaitley as well as Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das.

  • Air India plane tyre bursts, Srinagar runway damaged

    Srinagar/New Delhi : Flight operations at Srinagar Airport were on Mondau suspended after an Air India plane from Jammu with 149 passengers onboard suffered a tyre burst, damaging a portion of the runway, which led to cancellation of at least 17 flights of various airlines.

  • Own a cat? You might get schizophrenia

    Washington :  Owning a cat might be your pastime. But growing up with a cat is linked with developing schizophrenia, new research shows.

  • ‘Women’s team has strong attack’

    Antwerp: Indian women’s hockey team chief coach Mathias Ahrens said that his forwards are preparing well and have a strong attack to take on other teams in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final.

  • Irrigation scam: ACB submits report in High Court

    Mumbai : The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday submitted to the Bombay High Court a confidential progress report in a sealed cover about its probe into the alleged irregularities in the multi-crore-rupee irrigation scam in Maharashtra.