Free Press Journal
  • Does Mumbai need casinos? High Court asks govt

    Mumbai :  The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit within four weeks in reply to a PIL demanding that a four-decade-old law, which makes it legal to run casinos in the state, be brought into force.

  • Domestic air traffic jumps 28% in July

    New Delhi :  Air passenger traffic in India surged by a whopping 28.1% in July, the highest among eight major international markets including China, Russia, Brazil and the US, owing to addition of new services and improvement in domestic economy, an IATA report said.

  • Now, de-addiction institute for Kerala boozers!

    Thiruvananthapuram : The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala is planning to take its battle against liquor and drugs to the next level by setting up a de-addiction institute.

  • earth-global warming

    Climate change will hit food security

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his resolve to help Island countries of the Pacific Ocean face climate change. The melting of glaciers due to global warming is expected to lead to an increase in the level of water in our oceans. This will lead to some islands completely being submerged into the ocean. Modi is also slated to join hands with President Obama on the issue of global warming during his coming visit

  • There should not be another Ajay Jaiswal: father to MU

    Mumbai :  The father of football player Ajay Jaiswal, who broke his shin bone and the injury deteriorated due to absence of immediate medical treatment during the inter-collegiate university football tournament, has appealed to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Mumbai that there should not be another Ajay helplessly crying on a football ground in absence of medical assistance.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Will Netaji relent on Nitish Kumar’s Bihar?

    The Janata Parivar, launched with much fanfare with its first challenge being to combat the BJP in the Bihar assembly elections has come a cropper with its founder-president, Mulayam Singh Yadav, announcing that his Samajwadi Party would go alone in Bihar. Though the Samajwadis do not hold a single seat in the Bihar assembly, the psychological effect of Mulayam’s distancing himself from state chief minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (U) and Lalu

  • Tushar Shahani storms into squash semis

    Jaipur :  Top seed Tushar Shahani of Maharashtra stormed into the semi-finals of the Jaipur Junior Open squash tournament at the Jaipur Club courts outplaying Rajasthan’s Jairaj Singh who put up a tough fight before bowing out.

  • Arun Jaitley promises ease of doing biz, tax reforms

    Ankara :  Promising a rational tax regime and easier business environment, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asked Turkish industry leaders to invest in India including in smart cities, textiles, food processing and renewable business sectors.

  • I-League-ISL merger can’t happen overnight: Patel

    Mumbai :  Faced with the prospect of closure of two I-League teams, the AIFF on Friday held a meeting with all club officials, chief promoters of Indian Super League and decided to form a working group as a precursor to merge the two championships.

  • BCCI appoints ad-hoc body in Rajasthan

    New Delhi :  BCCI constituted an ad-hoc committee for running the game in Rajasthan. The committee has been tasked to ensure the participation of teams from Rajasthan in various domestic tournaments in the upcoming season.

  • Ankit Keshri’s family to get compensation

    New Delhi: Deceased Bengal U-19 captain Ankit Keshri’s family will receive a compensation of Rs 25 lakh from BCCI’s insurance company as the aforesaid amount has been cleared. CAB secretary Subir Ganguly told PTI that they have received intimation from the BCCI that the cheque issued by the insurance company will arrive at the CAB headquarters in couple of days’ time.

  • Maruti sees Gujarat nod for Mehsana op transfer to Suzuki in 10 days

    New Delhi: With regulatory norms in place, country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India expects the delayed minority shareholders’ voting on allowing parent Suzuki to own and invest in the Gujarat plant to happen soon. “The minority shareholder voting on the Gujarat plant which was delayed because we first found that the government had moved some amendments in 2013 Companies Act… We thought it would be imprudent of us to vote on under an Act