Free Press Journal
  • Miraculous escape for woman as local train runs over her

    Mumbai: A 60-year-old woman allegedly tried to commit suicide by lying on tracks on Thursday afternoon. The incidence took place at Ghatkopar station when the woman Srimati Koparkar, resident of Ghatkopar, jumped from the platform in front of a running train. However, she survived with minor injuries. The CCTV footage of the Ghatkopar railway station clearly shows that the woman is jumping down the platform.  However, the woman in her statement to

  • 8 hurt in Haryana bus blast

    Pipli (Haryana) : At least eight people were injured on Thursday in a low-intensity blast in a Haryana Roadways bus here, police said. The state government later ordered a probe by a four-member special investigation team led by Additional Director General of Police (Crime) S.S. Kapoor.

  • Oil hits $50 a barrel for first time this year

    London/New Delhi : The international price of crude oil on Thursday went above $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016 as supply disruptions and increased global demand continue to fuel recovery while the price of the Indian basket rose to $46.74 on the previous trading day.

  • JNPT rebate to move containers to Mulund by Rail mode soon

    NEW DELHI : In an effort to decongest roads and reduce pollution in its vicinity, the Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) board on Thursday decided to offer a waiver of Rs 728 per container towards handling charges if moved by rail to and from the Inland Container Depot at Mulund.

  • Suhas Rane shines in JLTTA’s 3-2 win

    Mumbai : Seasoned Suhas Rane played a stellar role in JLTTA (Jayesh Lakhani Table Tennis Academy)’s 3-2 win over Sane Guruji in the premier division league of the Mumbai Suburban District Table Tennis Association, hosted by Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana on Thursday.

  • Monsoon Prep: Konkan Railway to deploy over 900 watchmen along tracks

    Mumbai: The Konkan Railway is taking all possible prevention measures so as to ensure uninterrupted train services in the coming monsoon. Over 900 watchmen will be deployed from June 10 to October 31 all along the Konkan Railway lines and premises. The watchmen will be on duty round the clock to take immediate action if any boulders collapse due to rain. Konkan region is prone to heavy rainfall and in the past

  • Vedanta launches Global Internship Programme

    MUMBAI: Vedanta Limited, India’s leading global diversified natural resources company, has launched its ‘Global Internship Program’ with 10 students from top ranked global business schools, diverse backgrounds and nationalities.

  • Darren Sammy defends Chris Gayle, calls him ‘entertainer’

    London : West Indies’ two-time World T20-winning captain Darren Sammy has defended his team-mate Chris Gayle, who has once again revived accusations of sexism against him with some lewd comments in an interview with a British daily.

  • Exporters can be put on caution list on ED, CBI action, says RBI

    Mumbai : RBI on Thursday said that exporters can be put on a “caution” list in case the trader is not making any efforts for realisation of export proceeds or on therecommendation of investigative agencies like ED and CBI. Describing the criteria laid down for cautioning /de-cautioning of exporters in Export Data Processing and Monitoring System (EDPMS), RBI said exporters would be “caution listed” if any shipping bill against them remains open for more

  • Cell arrests crank caller

    Indore: We Care for You Cell officials nabbed a youth who was calling up the fiancée of a girl and slandering her character in order to break her engagement.

  • Galiveti stuns Sirimalla to storm into semis

    Mumbai : Sixth seed Thanushitha Galiveti of Telangana stunned second seed state mate Sanjana Sirimalla to storm into the girls’ semi-finals, in the 10th Ramesh Desai Memorial MSLTA-Yonex Sunrise-CCI Under-12 National Tennis Championship, at the Cricket Club of India on Thursday.

  • ‘Stung’ MLAs among Mamata’s ministers

    Kolkata : Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has awarded ministerial berths to four of her party colleagues who were allegedly caught in the purported Narada sting operation.

  • Fitch Rating

    Reforms to push India’s growth to 8pc by FY’19: Fitch

    New Delhi : India’s economic growth will accelerate to 8 per cent by 2018-19 fiscal as gradual implementation of structural reforms will contribute to higher growth, Fitch said on Thursday.

  • Mischief Afoot?

    A Chief Minister’s conference, with the Union Home Minister presiding, has taken decisions which may lead to a further clipping of the powers of the judiciary. The decision to draw up a panel of names of judicial officers from which high court judges may be selected looks harmless enough at first glance. But in actual fact it will restrict the choice of the Chief Justices who select judges according to the regulations

  • Murdered matka king’s wife seeks furlough extension

    Mumbai : Jaya Chheda, accused of killing her husband – matka king Suresh Bhagat, has approached the vacation bench of Bombay High Court seeking extension of her furlough which will end on May 27.