Free Press Journal
  • Accused of ‘intimidation’, Sisodia to surrender before PM Modi today

    New Delhi: After the president of the Ghazipur Vegetable Market Association submitted a complaint against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, accusing him of intimidating the businessmen during his official visit there, Sisodia, in a sign of protest, will march to the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and surrender himself today.

  • Mann ki Baat: Hope PM Modi talks about ‘failing miserably’ at NSG, says Kejriwal

    New Delhi: With India failing yet again to gain membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Delhi Chief Minister Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain to the nation as to why did this happen, despite him travelling to other countries seeking their support in the matter, in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address.

  • EU founding states call for quick divorce from Britain

    Berlin: The EU’s founding states said they want Britain to begin leaving the union “as soon as possible” as France urged a new British prime minister to take office quickly, reports AFP.

  • Iceland goes to pollsto elect new President

    Reykjavik: Iceland began voting in a presidential election today, two months after the Panama Papers scandal tainted part of the political elite, with newcomer Gudni Johannesson (in pic) seen clinching an easy victory. Polling stations opened at 0230 IST, with 245,000 Icelanders eligible to cast ballots. Polls were to close at 0315 IST, with the first results expected shortly afterwards.

  • Big blow to UK science: researchers

    London: Top British scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have reacted with dismay to the country’s decision to leave the European Union, which hands them nearly one billion pound a year for research, terming the result a “big blow” for hiring talented people.

  • Pak claims ‘imp’ leads uncovered in Sabri killing

    Karachi: Pakistani investigators have uncovered “important leads” in the murder case of one of the country’s finest Sufi Qawwals Amjad Sabri, who was shot dead by Taliban militants this week, the government claimed.

  • Iran cracks down on ‘vulgar Western’ dog owners

    Tehran: Dog lovers in central Iran are in uproar after authorities began confiscating their pets in an apparent crackdown on the “vulgar Western culture” of canine ownership, Iranian media reported.

  • NGO rescues quake hit Nepali girls from prostitution

    They are lured by promises of jobs and then forced into flesh trade; after being rescued, the girls are kept at one of their shelter homes either in Mumbai, Pune or Boisar

  • Heavy rains expected in Mumbai city in 24 hours: MCGM

    Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on Saturday alerted the city that heavy rains are expected in the next 24 hours. The island city and the suburbs witnessed continuous rainfall since Saturday morning.

  • Dearth of teachers: ‘RTE misinterpreted’

    Mumbai: There is a dearth of teachers in private aided schools in the state due to misinterpretation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, said J.M. Abhyankar, Maharashtra Rajya Shikshan Sena. While the RTE Act stipulates that for every 35 students there must be one teacher for upper primary classes, that is, classes VI to VIII. The Maharashtra Employees of Private Schools (MPES) Act, 1977 which is still in force in the state

  • Seminar on coastal security held in Mumbai city

    Mumbai: A seminar on coastal security organised by Headquarters, Maharashtra Naval Area, under the aegis of Western Naval Command, was today conducted at INS Angre here.

  • Woman was robbed by two unknown persons who posed as policemen in Goregaon

    Mumbai: On   Saturday morning, a woman was allegedly duped of jewellery by two unknown persons who posed as policemen in Goregaon. The victim, Rajashree Lahoti (50) was walking on the road along with her relative Anjana  Mudra (43) after purchasing vegetables from the market when the incident took place at Shringar Jain Mandir at M G Road at Goregaon west.