Free Press Journal
  • 4 more patients reach city, total cases reach 58

    Indore : Four more patients, who lost their eye-sights after botched cataract surgeries, have been admitted to Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences (SAIMS) on Tuesday after being referred from Barwani Hospital. With these patients, the number of patients admitted in the city turns 58 as 12 patients were admitted on Monday as well.

  • New tri-weekly AC double decker train between LTT and Madgaon

    Mumbai : The Ministry of Railways has introduced a new tri-weekly AC Double Decker train between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) and Madgaon. The train will halt at Thane, Panvel, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavli, Sawantwadi, Thivim and Karmali stations.

  • MU to join document verification network

    Mumbai : The University of Mumbai is planning to join the Global Document Authentication Network (GDAN) which works as a ‘wallet of documents’ where students can deposit their degree marksheets in electronic format for future use. The process allows student to share certified information with prospective employers or embassies.

  • Cancer-affected kids to be taught at Tata hosp

    Mumbai : With the objective of ensuring that cancer-affected children at Tata Memorial Hospital get proper education even while they are away from school for long durations, the hospital has started a school kids programmes in association with Impacct Foundation, Mindsprings Enrichment Centre.

  • Indian varsities have potential to attract US students: Harvard Prof

    Mumbai : US students who are looking for universities outside US, would be future market for Indian universities, if they present their education as trade-able on a global level. Education has the potential to catapult the Indian economy and make India a superpower as it had happened with the US economy, said Lawrence Summer, President Emeritus and Charles W Eliot Professor at Harvard University. He was speaking on ‘Reinventing the University with focus

  • Another plea to call ex-PM as witness

    New Delhi : A special court on Tuesday reserved for December 19 its order on an application by Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL) Director R S Rungta, an accused in a coal block allocation scam case, seeking to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a witness in his defence.

  • Pune, Rajkot to fill in for CSK and RR

    Two new IPL franchises; CSK and RR will return to the fold after serving their suspension; their players will be divided into two groups and sold through a draft system.

  • Tamil actor and director Radhakrishnan Parthiban helps flood-affected people in Chennai on Tuesday.

    After deluge, Chennai faces tonnes of trash

    Chennai : With water receding from most areas in Chennai and its suburbs, sanitation and conservancy workers face the mammoth task of removing one lakh tonnes of stinking garbage littering the streets as bright sunshine further eased the situation.

  • Is Congress protesting to block GST bill? Naidu asks

    New Delhi : Rejecting the political vendetta charge in the National Herald case, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today mounted a counter attack on Congress saying its stand amounts to an “onslaught” on the independence of the judiciary and wondered whether the protest was to block the passage of the GST bill.

  • Graeme Smith hints at comeback after Proteas’ India debacle

    Dubai : Disappointed by South Africa’s meek surrender in the just-concluded Test series against India, retired former captain Graeme Smith said after seeing his ex-teammates struggle so much, he might consider returning to international cricket. South Africa lost the four-match rubber 0-3, two of those defeats coming inside three days. Smith, who will be seen in the Masters Champions League (MCL) for the Virgo Super Kings franchise, said seeing the decimation, coming out of

  • Share info on Pak woman suspect: Centre to Saudi

    New Delhi : India has asked Saudi Arabia to share travel details of Tashfeen Malik, a Pakistani woman suspect in the California mass shooting, as the authorities there have claimed that she had undertaken a journey to India in 2013.

  • US Muslims ask Trump to stop ‘hateful’ tirade

    Jersey City (US) : Muslim Americans are pleading with Donald Trump to stop encouraging violence in demanding a “complete” halt to Muslim immigration after a New York shopkeeper was beaten in a possible hate crime, reports AFP.