Free Press Journal
  • Mega block on Central Railway

    Mumbai : Central Railway will operate mega block on Sunday between Matunga and Mulund slow line from 11.50 am to 3.50 pm. Slow trains leaving from CST will not be available at Vidhyavihar, Kanjurmarg and Nahur stations.

  • Kanchi seer acquitted in auditor assault case

    Chennai : A trial court in Chennai on Friday acquitted the Kanchi Sankaracharya Sri Jayendra Saraswathi and eight others who were accused of conspiring and executing an assault on an auditor and his wife nearly 15-years-ago.

  • Couple convicted for H-1B visa fraud

    Washington : Indian-American couple has been convicted on charges of H-1B visa fraud and will face up to 30 years imprisonment, the Department of Justice has said, reports PTI.

  • Betul girl student hangs self

    Indore :  A girl hosteller committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her room. The girl from Betul was studying here to be a Company Secretary.

  • Snapdeal names Zoomcar ex-exec Mayank Jain as Head of Growth

    New Delhi:  E-commerce major Snapdeal said it has appointed Zoomcar former senior V-P Mayank Jain Head of Growth.  With over 10 years of experience, Jain has also worked at Mu Sigma Business solutions, Advanta Corp and Capital One prior to Zoomcar. He will play a pivotal role in building a road map for the company’s vision of achieving 20 million daily transacting users by 2020, Snapdeal said.

  • Court seeks reply from State, BMC over migrants issue

    Mumbai : Taking suo moto cognizance of the pitiable conditions of the people who have migrated to Mumbai from drought-hit Nanded, the Bombay High Court on Friday directed the state government and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to file a reply regarding the same.

  • Nestlé India launches NESCAFÉ SUNRISE INSTA-FILTER

    Mumbai : As a leader in Nutrition, Health and Wellness, Nestlé India continues with its endeavour to bring to its consumers, clutter breaking innovative products. Adding to the range of coffee and beverages, Nestlé India introduces NESCAFÉ SUNRISE INSTA-FILTER – which provides the taste of filter coffee and yet does not require a filter. Specially made from 100% Indian coffee beans, handpicked from Coorg and Chikmagalur, this is blended and roasted to

  • Half-hearted measure

    Political fire fighting often oscillates between the carrot and the stick. The long extended pro-quota Patidar stir in Gujarat has the Anandiben Patel government groping around for an answer but thus far to no avail. The earlier effort of the government at quelling the long simmering agitation having failed, the ruling party has now announced that it would promulgate an ordinance on May one offering ten per cent quota for the Economically

  • WCR GM loses cool over cool water for Simhastha pilgrims

    BHOPAL :  Western Central Railways (WCR) GM Ramesh Chandra lost his temper when he did not find arrangement of cold water for Simhastha-pilgrims at Bhopal railway station during his visit on Friday.

  • Heptulla is eyeing the V-P’s post

    New Delhi : Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla, who completed 76 years on April 13, is eyeing the post of the Vice-President of India that falls vacant in August next year on completion of the term of Dr Hamid Ansari.

  • Clinic bombed in Aleppo

    Aleppo : An air strike hit a clinic in a rebel-held district of Aleppo today, the civil defence said, the second time this week a medical facility in Syria’s second city has been hit, reports AFP.

  • One becomes ‘Sadhu’ only after undergoing 12 years of training

    Ujjain :  Merely taking Diksha from the guru of any Akhara does not make one a Sadhu. To become a Sadhu a person needs to serve his guru for at least 12 years which is considered as learning period for the person who has chosen asceticism leaving behind all the materialistic comforts.

  • 11 persons with special needs, including kids, die in Rajasthan

    Jaipur : Eleven people with special needs, including eight children, staying at a government-run home near here have died due to suspected bacterial infection after allegedly drinking contaminated water. With the opposition hitting out at the Rajasthan government over the deaths, the Vasundhara Raje dispensation appointed a three-member committee to probe the matter.

  • Hirdaram students top in essay contest

    BHOPAL :  Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) and PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised an essay competition for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The subject was ‘Responsibility of youth in India becoming an economic superpower’.

  • IndiGo Q4 profit flat at Rs 579 cr

    New Delhi : IndiGo’s parent InterGlobe Aviation saw its net profit remain flat at Rs 579.31 crore in the three months ended March as higher expenses hit the no-frills carrier even as it flew more passengers during the period. The largest domestic airline by market share had posted a net profit of Rs 577.33 crore in the year-ago period. Total income stood at Rs 4,090.68 crore in the latest quarter.

  • Calcutta HC orders a forensic test on Narada sting tapes

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a forensic test on the Narada sting tapes. The bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice A Banerjee passed the order while hearing Public Interest Litigations seeking an independent agency probe into the sting which purportedly caught several TMC leaders taking bribe. The entire sting was carried using an iPhone and subsequently transferred to a laptop and then a pen drive. While the

  • Crystal clear water of Kshipra-gift to pilgrims

    Ujjain :  The luxury of bathing in crystal clear water of Kshipra has become a reality with the administration’s initiative of installing ozonation plants in the river, which ranks very low in the list of Indian rivers in terms of level of pollution and water clarity. It was another feather in the cap of administration that the pilgrims took bath in 2 cubic meter flow on the day of Shahi Snan.