Free Press Journal
  • 6 killed in Maoists-police crossfire, probe ordered

    Phulbani (Odisha) : Six persons, including two women and a child were killed and five others injured in cross fire during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha’s Kandhamal district prompting the state government to order a judicial probe into the incident.

  • Mumbai Potholes: No one cares for Eastern Exp Highway

    Mumbai : While the MCGM is busy focusing on the potholes at the Western Express Highway (WEH), making regular visits at the spots, the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) remains unattended.

  • SP stumbling block in UP development, says BJP chief

    NEW DELHI : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Saturday lashed out at the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh for not allowing development of the state despite getting Rs 1 lakh crore a year more than what it got during the Congress-led UPA government.

  • Asaduddin Owaisi

    Daesh is a lie, IS are dogs from hell, says Owaisi

    Hyderabad : MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi launched a scathing attack on the IS terming them “dogs from hell” and warned that its chief will be cut into pieces.

  • Mumbai Congress to hold ‘potholes exhibition’

    Mumbai: The Congress will organise a ‘potholes exhibition’ here, as it intends to bring to the fore the “deceit” and “corruption” in awarding road contracts by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) officials.

  • One Step Away… to win

    London : Portugal had narrowly missed out on the trophy back in 2004 when they lost 0-1 to Greece in the final. Ronaldo, then aged just 19, was a part of that squad and is determined not to let the opportunity pass again.

  • Mumbai Rains: Slab collapses, no one injured

    Mumbai: The amount of rainfall recorded is 2.4mm in Colaba and 11.4mm in Santacruz. However, the amount of rainfall recorded in the island city is 3.86mm whereas it was 14.60mm in the eastern suburbs and 8.51mm in the western suburbs. There was an average drop in the temperature from 29.5 to 27.2 degree Celsius. The high tide is scheduled at 4.03am on Sunday of 3.46mtrs. However, the city faced monsoon problems like

  • US senator calls Modi the most effective leader India has had

    Lahore: Asserting that the fundamental principle of US diplomacy is that it wants improvement in relations between Pakistan and India, Chairman of US Senate’s Armed Services Committee Senator John McCain asserted that it was Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s co-operation that made Indo-US ties stronger.

  • AMU ROW ‘Nothing political’ in withdrawing plea in SC : AG

    New Delhi : There is “nothing political” about NDA government’s decision to withdraw an appeal filed by the erstwhile UPA government challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict holding that AMU is not a minority institution, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said.

  • Ajay Jayaram, last hope

    California : Fourth seed Ajay Jayaram stormed into the semi-finals of the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament to remain India’s lone hope as all the other shuttlers crashed out of the $120,000 event.

  • Sandeep Gadoli encounter: Accused cop’s custody extended

    Mumbai : On Saturday, a Magistrate court extended the Police Custody of Pradyuman Yadav, the lone arrested accused in the alleged ‘fake’ encounter case of Sandeep Gadoli till July 16.

  • This is Antonie Griezmann’s moment…

    Paris : This is Antoine Griezmann’s moment. Just 16 years ago he was a nine-year-old who yelled, jumped and cheered at his family home when David Trezeguet scored his golden goal during the Euro 2000 final.

  • Bhandup based dreaded gangster arrested for threatening officer

    Mumbai: On Saturday, the Kanjurmarg police arrested a Bhandup-based dreaded gangster for allegedly threatening to kill a government official. Mayur Shinde (33) was arrested for threatening an officer in connection with an irrigation project.

  • Neel breaks record

    Mumbai : The 4th day of the 43rd Glenmark Junior National Aquatic Championships begun with the 800m Freestyle event for Girls Group I. Rayna Saldhana lived up to her top seeding by swimming a flawless race to win Maharashtra its first gold of the day. She clocked a time of 9:47.73 sec .She was followed by Preksha H.M. and Nikhita S V with time of 9:50.11 sec and 9:52.92 sec.

  • Rajnath appeals for peace as Wani death fans protests

    New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to remain calm and maintain peace after violent protests, following killing of terror group Hizbul Mujahideen poster boy Burhan Wani in an encounter, led to death of at least nine persons. “I appeal to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to remain calm and maintain peace,” he said in a statement.