Free Press Journal
  • Narendra modi

    Modi destroying multicultural India

    Narendra Modi may have his own reasons for flaunting his Hindu background, but to rope in visiting dignitaries subscribing to other religions to his own displays of faith is odd, to say the least. The sight, therefore, of the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, participating in the Hindu ritual of offering aarti or obeisance to Mother Ganga in Modi’s company was without precedent in the world of diplomacy.

  • Hit by water crisis, MBMC says no to more tankers

    Mumbai :  Reeling under an acute water crisis, the twin-city of Mira-Bhayandar’s reliance on civic tankers for potable water has risen to alarming levels. However, unable to cope with the increasing demands, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has now decided to impose some harsh measures. The first step is to confine the supply of water tankers only to existing consumers that are listed with the water supply department.

  • US plumber sues Ford dealer after IS seen using his old truck

    Houston : A plumbing company in the US state of Texas has sued a Ford dealership here for over $one million after Islamic State terrorists were seen using his old truck, thousands of kilometres away in strife-torn Syria. Mark Oberholtzer, owner of Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City has filed a lawsuit against AutoNation Ford Gulf Freeway, the Houston dealership where he traded in the truck.

  • Bandra YMCA baskets win

    Mumbai : Bandra YMCA fashioned an exciting 42-40 win over Indian Gymkhana to progress to the junior boys’ quarter-finals, in the Mastan YMCA Basketball Tournament, on Tuesday. Bandra YMCA, who led 20-13 at half-time, faced a strong second-half challenge that allowed Indian Gymkhana to take the contest down to the wire. Bandra held the advantage at the end of the third quarter at 28-20 but Indian Gymkhana threatened to take the match away when

  • Pollution behind 30,000 deaths annually in Delhi!

    New Delhi : Air pollution is responsible for 10,000 to 30,000 deaths annually in Delhi as it is the fifth leading cause of death in India, a report by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) today said.

  • French teacher who fabricated IS attack to have psychiatric tests

    Paris : A French nursery school teacher who invented a story that he had been stabbed by a man shouting about the Islamic State group has been taken to hospital for psychiatric tests, the prosecutor’s office said.

  • U-19 tri-series: India colts down England

    Colombo : Top-order batsmen made it count as India Under-19 stretched their unbeaten run to three matches after outplaying England colts by 20 runs in the tri-series youth cricket ODI here on Tuesday. Electing to bat at the R Premadasa Stadium, India U19 rode on a 113-run opening stand between Himanshu Rana (50) and skipper Rishabh Pant (71) to post a challenging 261 all out in 50 overs. After the opening duo’s departure, Ricky Bhui

  • Plush Navi Mumbai housing complexes face 100% water cuts

    Mumbai : Due to a shortage of rainfall this year, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) started a 25-per cent cut in water supplies from last month. Since then, societies in Navi Mumbai have been facing several water shortage issues as the NMMC is supplying water in less than the declared percentage and some societies are even facing a 100-per cent water cut. The water crisis has become more severe this month, making

  • Ayesha, Sandeep emerge winners

    Mumbai : Top seeded former Asian & National Champion Employed with ONGC Sandeep Deorukhkar and top Seeded Ayesha Mohd. of Jain Irrigation claimed Men & Women singles title in the Bank Of Maharashtra Sponsored Bajarang Krida Mandal Organised1st Mumbai District Ranking Carrom Tournament 2015 at Maharashtra Labour Welfare Board Hall, Lower Parel on Tuesday.

  • Led by private banks, Mumbai tax mop-up rises 12% in Dec qtr

    Mumbai :  Advance tax collection from top 45 corporates in the city has gone up both at quarterly level as well as in the first nine months of the current fiscal year, according to Income-Tax officials.

  • Robbers loot Rs 4.5 lakh cash kept in car

    Phagwara: A man was allegedly robbed of Rs 4.5 lakh cash by unidentified persons who broke windowpanes of his car and looted the amount kept in it, police said here ton Tuesday.

  • Narendra Modi with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe

    Increasing interdependence of Japan and India

    Last week, Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, made his second trip to India during the Modi government’s tenure. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remarked how incredulous most people had been when they were told that (in Sept 2014) Japan would invest $35 billion in five years. “The figure had surprised many at that time, but today, within a short time span, unimaginable progress has been made, and the contours of

  • At 69, Trump more healthy than his campaign!

    Washington : Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is not only doing amazingly well in the polls, but going by his doctor’s report his health too is “astonishingly excellent” at 69.