Free Press Journal
  • India gets high on ‘immunity’

    New Delhi : The Centre on Saturday launched the rotavirus vaccine as part of its Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) to prevent diarrhoeal death among children due to the virus which claims lives of nearly one lakh children every year. Terming it as ‘historic’ moment and ‘exemplary’ step in India’s immunisation programme, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said strengthening routine immunisation is an essential investment in India’s children and will ensure a healthy

  • Accused of molestation, city BJYM chief resigns

    Mumbai : Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha’s (BJYM) Mumbai unit president, Ganesh Pandey has resigned from the post after a woman member accused him of molestation, a charge refuted by him.

  • Headley cross examination concludes amidst heated arguments

    Mumbai : The four-day long cross examination of the Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley by the defense counsel of 26/11 accused Abu Jundal wrapped up on Saturday, amidst a heated argument between the defense and the prosecution after the application made by Jundal’s counsel seeking an extension of one more day to carry out the testimony.

  • Govt issues health cards for post mortem workers

    Mumbai : In a bid to take care of its workers posted at various post mortem centres in the city, the State government has issued health cards to them that will provide them with free diagnostics tests every three months and treatment for any condition.

  • If formed, Devgiri state may strengthen all major parties

    Mumbai : Going by the current party-wise strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena, Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the assembly and parliamentary constituencies in both Marathwada and Khandesh regions, all of these major parties stand to gain if at all the new state of Devgiri is created.

  • Ambedkar should get Nobel Prize, says Paswan

    Mumbai: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today demanded Nobel Peace Prize for Dalit icon Babasaheb Ambedkar. “Babasaheb Ambedkar deserves the Nobel Prize. He should be honoured the way Dr Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela were,” Paswan told PTI here.

  • Water drawing death closer in Marathwada

    Mumbai/ Latur : Marathwada is facing the worst water crisis ever in the history of Maharashtra. The 843 reservoirs of the region hold only about 5 per cent water. There have been reports of at least 21 deaths due to water scarcity from Beed, Latur and Osmanabad, the three worst hit districts, in the last one month.

  • Limited access to Pathankot airbase

    NEW DELHI : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the January 2 terror attack on the Pathankot airbase has secured a nod from the highest level to take a 5-member Pakistani joint investigation team headed by Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) additional inspector general Muhammad Tahir Rai to limited areas in the airbase on Tuesday, excluding the technical area where high-value military assets are parked.

  • First batch of IPM out to face world

    IIM Indore convocation ceremony held ,  The last batch of the institute’s UAE campus also moves out of the institute; in total 703 students pass out.

  • Nationalism debate: Jaitley claim party’s ideological victory

    New Delhi : Vowing to take forward the ‘ideological battle’ on nationalism, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said BJP has won the first round as people who raised anti-India slogans till now have been forced to say ‘Jai Hind, if not Bharat mata ki jai’.

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    BJP, RSS trying to communalise doctor’s murder, asserts Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) of stoking communal passions over the murder of doctor Pankaj Narang.

  • Cess to be abolished on many products

    NEW DELHI : The Government has identified 27 products on which the cess may be abolished by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the time of final Parliament nod to the Union Budget for 2016-17 early May to stop unnecessarily expenditure on the recovery of such tax.

  • Cell nabs three for harassing woman

    Indore : We Care for You Cell has arrested three persons for harassing a woman by calling her at odd times and sending her obscene messages.

  • Sharp shooter who attacked a witness in Asaram cases nabbed

    Ahmedabad : Days after an alleged henchman of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was nabbed, one more sharp shooter have been arrested for allegedly attacking one of the witnesses in rape cases filed against the religious leader,