Free Press Journal
  • mumbi rains

    Heavy rainfall paralyses Mumbai

    Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Barely a week into monsoon on Friday, Mumbai and its surroundings were paralysed as heavy rains lashed the areas since Thursday evening, authorities said here. The lifeline of the city – the suburban railway network – has been hit hard with water-logging on railway tracks, preventing office-goers from reaching their destinations.

  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez may collaborate

    Los Angeles: Singers Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez reportedly “always” talk about collaborating together on a track. “Selena and Taylor talk about music all the time. It wouldn’t surprise me if they collaborate on something soon. “But when they do decide to work on something together, they want it to be out of this world, and be about friendship, boys, and overcoming anything. They always talk about this when they see each other,” a source

  • Khloe Kardashian

    Khloe Kardashian ‘consoling’ Lamar Odom

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian is “consoling” her estranged husband Lamar Odom following the death of his best friend Jamie Sangouthai. “Kris (Jenner) and Khloe have both spoken to Lamar. They are trying to console him. They really want to make sure that he is okay right now and that he knows that they will do anything for him. “She is keeping him from a dark place. She hopes that she can help

  • Lindsay Lohan

    Lindsay Lohan wants a baby

    Los Angeles: Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly keen on starting a family and is “rushing head first” into planning a pregnancy. “She’s been telling people she’ll be pregnant by the end of the year. She’s rushing head first into this,” a source told OK! magazine, reports The news that the 28-year-old actress, who is dating Mathia Milani, wants to have a baby has shocked her friends, who think she is “crazy” to consider having

  • 13 dead after consuming spurious liquor in Malad

    Mumbai :  Thirteen people, including a woman, died while 10 others fell ill after consuming spurious liquor in the Malwani area of suburban Malad on Thursday evening. Out of the 10 who fell ill, the condition of seven people is said to be critical.


    Clock is ticking for Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

    NEW DELHI  : With the clock ticking for the beleaguered Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, a face to face meeting with Amit Shah at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab on Friday could prove to be the proverbial ice-breaker.

  • Nine Blacks gunned down in US Church

    Washington :  A young white gunman on Thursday sprayed bullets at worshippers in a historic black church in the US state of South Carolina in a “hate” crime, killing the pastor-cum-state senator besides eight others in one of the state’s worst mass shootouts.

  • Is City zoo a curse for cubs?

    Indore : The city zoo is proving a curse to newborn cubs of big cats as they continue to die for one or other reasons. A pall of gloom descended on the city zoo on Thursday as the last surviving cub of white tigress Diya died nearly 20 days after he was born.

  • Prisoner tries to hang self at Mhow jail

    Mhow : A 30-year-old convict attempted suicide in his barrack at Mhow sub-jail on Thursday. Pankaj Chauhan, a resident of Fakir Colony in Pithampur, tried to hang himself using his pajama string and shoe lace, sources said.

  • I-T sleuths search for hawala money

    Indore : Investigation Wing of the income tax department tightened its noose against the steel products major Moira Group on Thursday, by exploring whether transactions were made through hawala channel.

  • Another internal missile stings BJP

    New Delhi :  The year old restlessness in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is out in the open. Exhibiting the timing of a master batsman, and displaying his cunning as party veteran Lal Krishna Advani has fired a salvo at his former protégé and current prime minister Narendra Modi without naming him.

  • MYH gets specialised machine for lab tests

    Indore : Much to the relief of needy patients, MGM Medical College has purchased advanced Flow Cytometer worth Rs 29 lakh for specialised pathological investigations.

  • Vasundhra Raje, Sushma Swaraj

    Congress showcases its weakness

    New Delhi :  The Congress party could be letting BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhararaje Scindia off the hook, as its attacks on them in the “Lalit gate” have lost the sting.

  • 25 ‘Super 30’ students crack IIT-JEE exam

    Patna :  As many as 25 of the 30 students of Bihar’s Super 30 — a free coaching centre for underprivileged students — have cracked the highly competitive IIT-JEE this year, its director said on Thursday. The children of a taxi driver, a mason, a farmer, a daily wage earner, a helper in a photo lab, and migrant workers were among the successful candidates.

  • Youth extricated from death trap

    Mumbai :  It was a mishap waiting to happen but thankfully it did not end in a tragedy. A 26-year-old resident of Dhanu, Miniesh Nahar, got stuck in the gap between the train and the platform at Bandra station but was rescued by chipping off the edge of the platform.

  • admission

    Second Merit List of HSC examination slides by a fraction

    Mumbai :  It was a nightmare: Scores of students, who got 85 to 90 per cent marks in the HSC examination, have not been accommodated in the second merit list for undergraduate courses in top city colleges. As expected, the second merit list cut-off slid by a small fraction and stayed in the vicinity of 92 to 96 per cent.

  • Over 3.72 lakh students register for UG courses

    Indore : More than 3.72 lakh students, including around 2.06 lakh boys and around 1.66 lakh girls, registered for centralised online counselling for admissions in undergraduate courses offered by government and private colleges in the state.

  • MBA aspirants seek final sem results

    Indore : Fearing that they will miss getting admission in MBA courses, students, who appeared in final semester exams of undergraduate courses last month, on Thursday thronged the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) seeking their results.

  • 21 officers pass out of MCTE in style

    MHOW : A batch of 21 officers graduated from the Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE) in Mhow on Thursday.