Free Press Journal
  • Russian sailor cat melts passengers’ hearts

    London :  An attractive cat working as a crew member since 2008 on a Russian tourist ship has become an internet sensation after news of him having cruised for years and keeping watch on the captain’s bridge every night from midnight until 4 am spread, according to PTI.

  • Bombay HC stays new road works awarded to tainted firms till June 9

    Mumbai : Observing that the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has awarded four new projects to tainted contractors despite the directions of the Municipal Commissioner to initiate action against them, the Bombay High Court on Friday stayed all the four construction works till June 9.

  • Indore court issues warrant against 2 Maha ATS officers

    Indore: A local court has issued an arrest warrant against two officers of Maharashtra ATS in connection with the disappearance of a witness in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Special CBI Magistrate Raghvendra Singh Chouhan in his order yesterday also dismissed CBI’s application to close the case.

  • Tribute paid to Pt Nehru

    Vidisha : Members of Congress Seva Dal paid tribute to country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary by carrying out a maintenance drive at the pond situated in the city.

  • Man divorces wife over weight-loss operation

    Dubai :  A man in Saudi Arabia has divorced his wife after she spent over $ 20,000 to undergo a weight-loss operation to surprise her husband with her slimmer look, a media report said. The “obese”, went under the knife to lose weight and shape up for the sake of her husband but ended up getting divorced, Gulf News reported.  The husband complained that his wife was overweight and wished she were slimmer.

  • Uttarakhand Fire

    Uttarakhand: Let us learn to live with forest fires

    There is a small mountain in front of my house in Uttarakhand. Women of the village make a huge effort to burn the grass every year. They light up the grass and if it does not spread, they gather more grass and light it up again. They continue hours of hard labour trying to burn the grass. They say new grass grows better and quicker once the rains fall if the grass

  • Catering service made optional in 2 Rajdhani, 2 Shatabdi

    New Delhi : Seeking to explore the possibility of making mandatory catering services optional on trains, Railways has decided to put it on trial on two Rajdhanis and two Shatabdis on a pilot basis for 45 days. The trial, beginning June 15, is to be conducted to ascertain the cuisine choices of travelling passengers and provide them with local food choices.

  • Patient hits doctor in Nagpur hospital

    Mumbai : The count of attacks on resident doctors in the State reached eight on Friday after a resident doctor and lecturer was attacked by a patient at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (IGGMC) in Nagpur.