Free Press Journal
  • FinMin to meet banks on Dec 1 to make gold scheme attractive

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry will hold a review meeting with banks and RBI representatives on Tuesday to assess the gold monetisation scheme, which has seen a “slow response” since the launch earlier this month, so as to make it more attractive.

  • Triple treat for Aishwarya Double each for Nidhi, Atul

    Mumbai : It was triple treat for Aishwarya Mishra, of Mulund’s Abhuday Sports Club, as she added third gold in her kitty while winning the 800m event in the  YMCA’s 40thMaharashtra State Level Athletic meet held  at Sports Authority of India Sports Complex, at Kandivali here on Sunday. She also emerged best in the 400m as well as in the 1500m events also.

  • Saina Nehwal keen to recover before WSF Finals

    Bengaluru : Still recuperating from a foot injury, World championship silver medallist Saina Nehwal on Sunday exuded confidence of regaining her fitness ahead of the prestigious BWF World Superseries Finals to be held in Dubai from December 9. “Still I am on the way to recovery. It is not hundred per cent. I am just doing my recovery and I hope to soon recover from my injury and then, I will speak about my

  • Diabetic men too macho to diet

    Washington DC : Men are more likely to die from masculinity-challenging diabetes, according to a new study, reports ANI.

  • Russia plane also entered Israeli zone

    Jerusalem : A Russian warplane recently entered Israeli-controlled airspace from Syria but the intrusion was resolved without incident, Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said. Yaalon’s comments come amid deep concern over the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey, which claims it strayed over the Syrian border into its airspace and ignored repeated warnings to change course. Moscow denies the allegations.

  • Jogging helps you stay sharp

    London : Exercise can enhance the development of new brain cells that play an important role in learning and memory of adults, new research has found, says IANS.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Military tech pact: Parrikar to go to US

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will undertake a key visit to the US this week during which he will take forward the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI) as both countries work towards greater collaboration in joint development and manufacture of next-gen military tech.

  • Oz win day-night Test in tense finish

    Aadelaide : Australia claimed a thrilling three-wicket victory inside three days over New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday in the first-ever day-night Test. Shaun Marsh took Australia to the cusp of victory before losing his wicket on 49 and the fighting Kiwis set up a tense finish under the floodlights by also dismissing Peter Nevill to leave the home side seven wickets down. Peter Siddle hit the winning runs, much to the

  • Gems and Jewellery exports dip 18% during April-Oct

    New Delhi : Export of gems and jewellery from India dipped by about 18.33 per cent to USD 18.09 billion during April-October due to declining prices of gold, weak global demand and a sharp rise in return of consignments.

  • Germany to deploy 1,200 troops for IS fight: army

    Berlin : Germany is planning to deploy 1,200 troops to help France in the fight against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, its army chief said, in what would be the military’s biggest deployment abroad.

  • Man found dead in Andheri Metro station

    Mumbai : A 30-year-old male was found dead in one of the toilet cubicles at Andheri Metro station late on Saturday night. The police recovered a suicide note from the body which said that no one must be held responsible for the death.

  • Youth kills friend for refusing him a cigarette

    Mumbai : A shocking incidence has come to light, in which 19-year-old Salman Shaikh killed his friend, Narudin Ansari (24), in an argument over a cigarette. The murder took place in Mankurd’s Ambedkar Nagar area on Friday evening.  Shaikh was soon arrested by police and has been remanded in police custody till December 3.

  • 5-yr-old dies after falling under auto

    Mumbai : In a shocking incident has taken place in Mankurd, where a 5-year-old boy was killed after an auto rickshaw ran over him. A relative of the victim said, “The boy was playing with the running auto — he was standing behind it after catching the auto’s roof handle. Suddenly, when the auto jerked, the boy came under its wheels. Although the auto driver took the boy to a nearby hospital,

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    Sindhu seizes Macau Open title for third time

  • Megahertz at K. J. Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce

    For the promotion of their upcoming exclusive BMM festival ‘Megahertz 2.0’ the students of the BMM department of K. J. Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce held the pre-launch party for other BMM students from different college across the town at Smaaash in Lower Parel on November 23.

  • UK to target IS jihadists

    London : The UK’s elite military unit Special Air Service will be sent to Syria with a hit-list of 20 top high-value ISIS targets, including a British woman dubbed as ‘Mrs Terror’, according to a media report.

  • Constitution Day at Vikas College

    The Department of Political Science of Vidya Vikas Education Society’s Vikas College of Arts, Science & Commerce organized various events to celebrate the Indian Constitution Day as well as the 125th birth year of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on Thursday, November 26, 2015.