Free Press Journal
  • North shivers after snowfall in Himachal

    New Delhi : Fresh snowfall and rain occurred in hilly areas, including Kashmir where a fresh avalanche warning was issued on Saturday, leading to drop in day temperatures while the mercury rose in Delhi and its neighbouring states.

  • Whitewash on radar

    Resurgent India take on Australia in final T20 today.

  • Med admission: HC gives State govt last chance to respond to PILs

    Mumbai: Unhappy with Mah-arashtra government’s lackad-aisical approach towards rese-rvations in medical admissions by not filing a reply to a bunch of PILs on the issue, the Bom-bay High Court has given a last chance to the state to respond. At a recent hearing of the PILs, justices V M Kanade and Revati Mohite Dere directed the Ma-harashtra government to file a reply by February 5, when the matter would be heard. The

  • Man shoots wife, daughter; honour killing suspected

    BHOPAL :  In one what appears to be a case of honour killing, an old man shot his wife and daughter with his licensed gun at 5 pm on Saturday in a village near Gunga. The Gunga police have arrested the accused.

  • Rahul Gandhi Fasts For Rohith Vemula

    Rahul attacks Modi, RSS, demands law against discrimination , BJP alleges that Cong scion is using ‘dead bodies to play politics’

  • Fire fighters trying to bring fire at Deonar ground under control on Saturday.

    Deonar fire rages on

    Mumbai : A massive fire erupted in Deonar dumping ground on Saturday morning that further deteriorated air quality and visibility in the southern parts of the mega city. On getting the information, the civic authorities quickly sent 14 fire tenders and 8 water tankers to bring fire under control. As many as 21 fire officers and 132 fire fighters took 4 hours to bring fire under control but the blanket of heavy smog

  • No water supply in parts of city on Feb 1

    BHOPAL :  The water supply in several areas across the city would be affected on February 1 following power shutdown at Hirani Intake Well under Narmada Water supply Project.

  • CBI searches residences of retd Vyapam officials

    New Delhi: The Central  Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out searches at seven residential premises of former supervisors of Vyapam examinations who had allegedly tampered answer sheets of some candidates so as to ensure they clear the tests.

  • ‘Laptops to SC, ST students securing 75% in Class XII’

    BHOPAL :  Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has said that SC and ST students will be provided laptops on securing 75% marks in class XII. Gyanodaya Vidyalayas will be opened in all districts. The CM was addressing a function on Gyanodaya Diwas at Government Gyanodaya Vidyalaya in the city on Saturday.

  • Wildlife remnant smuggler nabbed

    BHOPAL :  A joint team of Special Task Force (STF) and forests department has nabbed a smuggler for allegedly selling remnants of wild animals.

  • Pregnant woman dies at Sultania Hospital

    BHOPAL :  A seven-month pregnant woman died at Sultania Hospital just after she was referred from Jawaharlal Nehru Gas Rahat Hospital, DIG Bungalows, where her condition deteriorated after she was administered an injection. A case has been registered in Talaiya police station.

  • Mega block on main line today

    Mumbai : The Central Railway will take mega block on Main Line between Matunga and Mulund from 11.30 am to 3.30 pm. The block will be for both Up and Down lines. All Down slow services leaving Matunga from 11.00 am to 3.23 pm will be diverted on Down fast line between Matunga and Mulund stations halting at limited stations.

  • Pak, Nepal artists brave ‘visa’ issues to attend art fair

    New Delhi : Visual artist Ayesha Jatoi from Pakistan received her passport at the last moment and she literally walked across the border to be able to take part in the India Art Fair, which opened to the public here on Saturday.

  • US desi couple gifts $3.5 mn for Sanskrit studies

    Chicago : The University of Chicago has established a professorship in Sanskrit studies from $ 3.5 million donated by an Indian-American couple to help the varsity advance its study of the Indian subcontinent.

  • Police stopped Congress activists during their protest against allotment of land to actor and BJP MP Hema Malini in Mumbai on Saturday.

    Take back land from Hema: Cong to Govt

    Mumbai : The Congress on Saturday asked the Maharashtra Government to take back land from actor Hema Malini allotted to her for her dance academy.

  • Sweden goes the Cologne way

    Masked gangs, possibly neo-Nazis, attack migrants in Sweden amid rising tension over immigration  (more…)