Free Press Journal
  • Govt plans to create smart villages: Munde

    Mumbai: Rural development Minister Pankaja Munde on Wednesday said her department has modelled a ‘smart village’ concept to make gram panchayats self-sufficient with a focus on renewable energy and information technology.

  • Soon, city might have night markets

    Mumbai  : Mumbaikars might soon be able to enjoy unlimited shopping time, with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) planning to start night markets in select areas around the city. The concept is mainly meant to attract tourist shoppers, who do not prefer the crowds during the daytime.

  • Gopichand rubbishes Jwala, Ashwini claim

    New Delhi :  India’s chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand rubbished all the allegations levelled against him by Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, and insisted that the Indian women’s doubles pair are getting all the support from BAI, SAI and the government.

  • Atletico de Kolkata delay decision on marquee player

    Kolkata :  Insisting that the team would be seen in a more ‘professional avatar’ in the upcoming season, reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata announced the appointment of the sports director and a new foreign recruit ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament’s domestic draft in Mumbai on July 10.

  • 14 properties of Jagdish Sagar has been attached by by the ED

    Money trail of key scamster established

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate that registered a money-laundering case in March last year in the Vyapam scam has been able to establish the money trail left behind by its alleged kingpin Jagdish Sagar, an Indore businessman.

  • Salman files plaint over fake social media post

    Mumbai : Actor Salman Khan, whose film ‘Bajrangi Bhai-jaan’ will be releasing on July 17, has approa-ched the Mumbai Crime Branch and filed a complaint after a fake post quoting him doing the rounds on Facebook and Whatsapp. The allegedly fake post has a screen-shot of a tele-vision anchor and text in which Salman is qu-oted as saying ‘I do not need the support of Muslims who support Asaduddin Owaisi’. The post

  • Govt to act against porn websites

    New Delhi: Government has assured the Supreme Court that all possible measures would be taken to block porn sites, particularly those dealing with child pornography. The assurance came after a bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu expressed its unhappiness that things have not moved forward and the petitioner in the matter was making all sorts of submissions.

  • IM planned to attack Obama visit in Jan

    Bengaluru : Four suspected members of the banned Indian Mujahideen terror group, arrested by Bengaluru police in January, had planned to carry out blasts across India during U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit on Republic Day, according the police charge sheet filed before a special court.

  • Fire broke out at the basement of Bata Showroom at Malad west on Tuesday night

    Fire hits Bata showroom

    Mumbai : A major fire broke out at the basement of Bata Showroom in S V Road at Malad West on late Tuesday night. Fortunately, no casualties were reported in the incident. Following the incident, eight fire engines, six water tankers and two ambulances were rushed to the spot for cooling operations. However, no casualties were reported. Chief Fire Officer P S Rahangdale informed that the cause of the fire is still unknown

  • Archers forfeit medal match, Archery Association of India orders probe

    New Delhi :  Indian men’s compound archery team has brought the country to shame after failing to turn up for a bronze medal play-off match in the World University Games, which prompted the Archery Association of India to order a probe into the matter.

  • Global Warming, the reason behind heavy rainfall trend

    New Delhi : Seems like this year’s heavy rainfalls are breaking the records of past 30 years and as per the scientists global warming is to be blamed for it, reports ANI.

  • Minority edu institutions misusing autonomy: RSS

    New Delhi : Many minority run educational institutions have misused the privilege of autonomy granted to them by the Constitution, feels an RSS affiliated body, which is now considering legal options to change the criterion that defines such institutions.

  • People’s taunts lead hooch tragedy accused’s son to attempt suicide

    Mumbai : Weeks after the hooch tragedy in Malwani, which claimed around 104 lives, son of the arrested prime accused Raju Tapakar alias Raju Langda, attempted suicide after being fed up with the people harassing him. Satish Raju Tapakar (17) tried to commit suicide at his residence in Malwani.

  • Steroid use weakens memory

    Washington : People using steroids to boost muscle growth and sporting performance are far more likely to experience issues with their memory, a new study has claimed, reports PTI.

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