Free Press Journal
  • Five killed terrorists were wanted in Bangaldesh: Police

    Dhaka: All the attackers in the assault on a cafe in Dhaka in which Islamic State terrorists slaughtered 20 civilians, mostly foreigners, including an Indian, were Bangladeshi citizens and five of them were wanted by police.

  • US-led strikes kill two IS commanders

    Washington: Two top IS commanders have been killed in the US airstrike in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Pentagon has announced and hoped that this would help in liberating Mosul from the control of the dreaded terror group.

  • Australians vote in knife-edge election

    Melbourne: Australia appeared to be heading for a hung parliament as half the votes counted in a national poll showed a neck-and-neck contest between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s conservative coalition and Labor opposition leader Bill Shorten, reports PTI.

  • Woman named ISIS banned from FB, asked to prove identity

    London: A 27-year-old UK woman named Isis was denied access to her Facebook account and asked to send an identity proof by the social networking site as part of its stringent policy to erase all traces of ISIS terror outfit.

  • Mumbai Monsoon: City turns into water world, water logging in many places

    Mumbai: After the rainfall made its grand appearance in June, the onset of monsoon in its second month seems to have poured on the financial capital since a three digit mm rainfall has been recorded in its first two days. However, the city dwellers couldn’t enjoy the monsoon in its second month since water logging has been reported in many places across the city.

  • Mumbai reservoirs: Less rainfall in catchment areas

    Mumbai: While the onset of monsoon seems to have poured on the city with bountiful rains, however, the catchment areas of the city have witnessed a shortfall in rain as the lakes have got 50% lesser rainfall than last year. The catchment areas which are the seven reservoirs – Modak Sagar, Tansa, Vihar, Tulsi, Upper Vaitarna, Bhatsa and Middle Vaitarna – are yet to receive adequate amount of rainfall for

  • Accident affects traffic at Chembur Eastern freeway

    Mumbai: On Saturday, an accident took place at around 9 am on the Eastern Freeway near Amal Mahal in Chembur. An oil tanker collided with a car which was heading in south-bound direction. Due to heavy rains, the road was slippery and the driver lost control which led to the collision.

  • Youth suffers heart attack at gym, dies

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a 37-year-old youth collapsed in a gymnasium on Saturday morning and was later declared dead when was taken to Rajawadi Hospital by his family members.

  • murder

    Man kills relative for intervening in tiff with wife

    Mumbai: A 27-year-old man was hacked to death with a sickle for intervening in a fight between his brother-in-law and his spouse. Vishal Thakur, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Shahapur division, said, “Dalu Kalu Sonawane (35) attacked his brother-in-law Sandip Bu-rane with a sickle. Burane died on the spot.” Sonawane and Burane were both residents of Umbarmali village in Kasara.

  • Mumbai City doctors turn towards ‘lung’ pending problem

    Mumbai: After achieving success with heart transplants, doctors have trained their sights on carrying out lung transplants in the city which is likely to benefit a large number of patients.

  • rape

    Palghar Resort owner held in minor’s rape case

    Palghar: This move by the Palghar police would send shock waves amongst the resort-mafia who have dotted the beach line in Vasai taluka with their illegal resorts and lodges. The cops have arrested the owner of Shrikant resort, Prafull aka Munna Ramdas Kini (46). He owns illegal resort in Kalamb beach, Nallasopara west and had given room to the accused who had spiked the drinks of the minors and filmed them after raping.

  • Rains expose MBMC’s poor quality road work

    Bhayandar: The recent spell of rains has exposed the shoddy road work undertaken before the monsoon by the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) for laying underground sewage lines in the city.

  • Bangladesh Attack: Those who could recite Quranic verses spared

    Dhaka: The gunmen, who took hostages inside a cafe here, did a background check on religion of the captives by asking them to recite Quranic verses and tortured those who could not do so, the family of an eyewitness said, describing the 10-hour ordeal.

  • 19-yr-old Indian girl holidaying in Dhaka also killed

    New Delhi : A 19-year-old Indian girl holidaying in Dhaka was among 20 foreigners who were hacked to death by ISIS militants in a terror attack at a restaurant in Bangladesh capital’s high-security diplomatic zone.