Free Press Journal
  • CM approves suspension of info commissioner

    Mumbai : Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has approved the proposal to suspend information commissioner Deepak Deshpande after ACB raided his premises in connection with a corruption case, officials have said.

  • Delhi-bound bus falls into gorge in Almora: 17 dead

    Dehradun: Seventeen persons were killed and 22 injured when a Delhi-bound public bus from Pithoragarh fell into a deep gorge in Almora district this afternoon.

  • Bunty Pradhan

    Mira Road shootout: 2 mths on… Bunty Pradhan killers still at large

    Bhayandar : When cops released the sketches of two suspected shooters involved in the Vijay alias Bunty Pradhan murder case in Mira Road, it was assumed that they are within the striking distance of cracking the case. However, more than two months after the 45-year-old property dealer was shot dead outside a bar in Mira Road on April 13, the killers and the actual masterminds still elude the Thane (rural) police.

  • Instability could delay Myanmar elections: Suu Kyi

    Yangon : Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told her party’s senior members that this year’s general election could be delayed if there is any instability in the country.  The former Nobel Peace Prize winner did not go into specifics but Myanmar has seen several deadly outbreaks of violence between Buddhists and Muslims in the last few years amid a surge of Buddhist nationalist sentiment.

  • UP govt is not against English, says Akhilesh Yadav

    Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that his party was not against English but asked people to emphasise on the use of Hindi also in everyday work so as to not lag behind others using English language.

  • Heavy showers in next 48 hrs: IMD

    “The intensity of rainfall will  decrease in the next 24 hours in comparison with Friday and Saturday. Heavy showers are expected for the coming 48 hours.” (more…)

  • Andheri YMCA, Mulund Gym retain titles

    Mumbai :  Despite Stirring display by Rajasthan No 2 Pankaj Vishwakarma for Goregaon Sports Club, defending champions Andheri YMCA kept their hold on the premier division honours with a 3-2 win on the concluding day of the MSDTTA Inter-Club table tennis league, held at Khar Gymkhana here today.

  • Chile enter quarterfinals

    Chile :  Hosts Chile shrugged off Arturo Vidal’s drunken-driving controversy to power into the quarter-finals of the Copa America on Friday with a 5-0 thrashing of Bolivia.

  • Narendra Modi

    NaMo to launch 3 urban missions on Thursday

    NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his vision for new strides in transformation of the urban India with mayors and chairpersons of 500 municipal corporations and municipalities here on Thursday, while launching three major initiatives of smart cities mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

  • High Court stays order on probe into 26/11 call records of slain cop

    Mumbai : On a State government plea, the Bombay High Court has stayed an order of chief information commissioner asking the state to hold an inquiry into the call data records of telephonic talks between police control room and wireless set of slain IPS officer Ashok Kamte during the 26/11 terror attacks.

  • WikiLeaks reveals Saudi intrigue, unpaid limo bills

    Istanbul : At the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, diplomats talked about airing the grievances of disenchanted local youth using Facebook and Twitter. At the embassy in Khartoum, they reported anxiously on Iran’s military aid to Sudan.

  • Yoga, a popular buzzword, from India to Hollywood!

    New Delhi : The magnitude of yoga’s renaissance in the modern western world has made a huge impact on Hollywood celebrities, including names like Madonna, Beyonce Knowles, Reese Witherspoon, Charlize Theron and Robert Downey Jr.

  • Daily wage worker washed away

    Mumbai : An unidentified 30-year-old daily wage labourer was washed away in a drainage at Bandra (W) railway quarters and is still missing. A missing person’s case has been registered with the Khar Police station, and the Fire Brigade’s search is on for the labourer. Dattatray Bhargude, senior police inspector of Khar Police station said, “We do not have any information about the missing labourer, his name, where he is from or who

  • US refuses Laden’s death certificate to his son

    London : Whistleblowing organisation WikiLeaks has published more than 60,000 diplomatic cables from Saudi Arabia that revel, amont others that the US embassy in Saudi Arabia had refused Osama bin Laden’s son a death certificate, reports IANS.

  • MSEIT initiate Adivasi cricket

    Mumbai :  In its endeavour to encourage sports among children from the tribal regions, Maxtalent Sports and Education Institute Trust (MSEIT) have launched an inspirational project that aims at offering Adivasi children from the Thane district a platform to launch themselves into a career in sports.

  • IOA infighting takes ugly turn

    New Delhi: The infighting within the IOA took a sensational turn today with Narinder Batra alleging that N Ramachandran camp offered him a huge sum of money in return for his support during the elections last year, a claim strongly rebutted by the incumbent IOA President.