Free Press Journal
  • Dombivali most crowded station on CR, reveals RTI query

    Mumbai: Dombivali has beaten CST, Thane and Kalyan railway station to become the most crowded and fare generating suburban station in the Mumbai division on Central Railway (CR), an RTI query has revealed here.

  • Coal Scam

    Coal scam: Ex-MoS Coal Dilip Ray, 5 others summoned as accused

    New Delhi: Dilip Ray, who was Union Minister of State for Coal during the erstwhile NDA government in 1999, has been summoned as an accused along with five others in connection with a coal block allocation case by a Special Court here.

  • Rent a swanky Audi R8 V10 with ‘Eco Rent a Car’

    New Delhi: ECO Rent a Car, a leading car rental and ground transportation company has now introduced the Audi R8 V10 Plus to its fleet of premium cars for self-driving, as well as fancy purposes like photo shoots, video shoots, special appearances and others.

  • Zayn’s welcome back to One Direction: Liam Payne

    London: Singer Liam Payne says he would welcome Zayn Malik back to One Direction with open arms. Malik left fans of the band heartbroken when he announced his exit from the band in March 2015.

  • Maldives ‘disappointed’ Nasheed won’t travel to Britain

    Male: The Maldives government today said it was “disappointed” that jailed former leader Mohamed Nasheed would not travel to Britain for surgery after he rejected a demand for a relative to guarantee his return. The government had said Nasheed, whose conviction last year on terror-related charges has been widely criticised, could travel to Britain for 30 days to receive urgent spinal cord surgery.

  • ICC launches ‘Cricket for Good and Team Swachh campaign’ with UNICEF, BCCI

    Dubai:The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reaffirmed its commitment to the spirit of cricket and bringing about positive social change through the sport as they have launched Cricket for Good and Team Swachh campaign in partnership with UNICEF and the BCCI.

  • Akshay Kumar

    Would love to be Incredible India ambassador: Akshay

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar’s name has been doing the rounds for the new brand ambassador of the government’s ‘Incredible India’ campaign and the superstar says he would love to take the position. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has emerged as the top choice to front the campaign after superstar Aamir Khan, whose contract ended recently.

  • Start-up India: What has PM Modi promised them

    In a boost to the budding talent in a country with a population of 1.25billion, where employment becomes a problem, it was a very welcome sign to see the India’s prime minister Narendra Modi on 16th January, 2016 announce a slew of measures to encourage and support the Start-up India movement for the entrepreneurs.

  • baby

    New Mumbai IVF centre to cut infertility treatment cost

    Mumbai: In a bid to make infertility treatment accessible to a larger section of the childless couples, the public trust Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital has opened a in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) centre in Mumbai that could dramatically bring down the cost of infertility treatment.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft to stop supporting older versions on new processors

    New Delhi: In a bid to push its latest Windows 10 operating system to enterprise users, the software giant Microsoft is all set to stop supporting older Windows versions on new processors.

  • Need to change Whistleblowers Act to protect witnesses: CVC

    New Delhi: There is a need to bring some provisions in Whistleblowers Act to protect witnesses that would provide confidence to those who expose corruption, Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary said here today. He also emphasised upon making public aware on the procedure to file complaints under Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informer (PIDPI), widely known as whistleblower resolution.

  • India will get full-time coach after World T20: Anurag Thakur

    New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur today said the Indian cricket team will have a full-time coach after the World T20 and the high-profile advisory committee comprising Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly will have a say in the appointment.

  • Jasprit Bumrah to replace injured Shami in T20I squad

    Canberra: Gujarat medium-pacer Jasprit Bumrah was today named as India’s replacement for the injured Mohammad Shami in the Twenty20 series against Australia starting January 26. The 22-year-old youngster has been in wicket-taking mould for Gujarat, bagging 14 scalps in nine Syed Mushtaq Ali games.

  • Indian women boxers shine in AIBA Tournament in Serbia

    New Delhi: Indian women boxers packed quite a punch at the 5th AIBA Nations Cup in Ruma, Serbia, notching
    up a rich haul of 4 gold, 9 silver and 9 bronze medals at the tournament.

  • Nawazuddin Siddhiqui

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui files cross-FIR against five people

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Monday filed a cross-FIR against five people following a woman’s complaint that he pushed her and behaved inappropriately during a dispute over parking space, the National Award winner’s manager said.

  • United Nations

    Over 200,000 S Sudanese sheltering from war inside UN bases

    Juba: Over 200,000 South Sudanese civilians are sheltering inside UN camps from civil war, the United Nations said today, a bleak barometer of ongoing conflict despite peace efforts. The figures, among the highest in over two years of civil war and similar to numbers recorded in August 2015 during some of the heaviest battles, come despite political efforts to implement a peace deal inked on paper six months ago.

  • Airstrike hits police facility in Yemen, 20 killed

    Sanaa: An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeted a building used by police in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, killing at least 20 people and wounding about 15, security officials said today.

  • 4 injured in blast at Turkish school near Syria

    Istanbul: Turkey’s state-run news agency says four people have been injured in an explosion at a school in the city of Kilis, near the border with Syria. The Anadolu Agency says ambulances took the injured from the Eyup Gokceimam middle school to the public hospital in Kilis.