Free Press Journal
  • Rajinikanth heaps praise on Sindhu

    Chennai: Megastar Rajinikanth has showered praise on Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu, who ended her Rio 2016 Olympic campaign by winning a silver medal in the women’s singles badminton event.

  • Daily horoscope for 20 August

    Aries:– Writers will get new idea for writing scripts. New deals will be successful. Shares trading can be beneficial. Your Commitments will get completed. . Property matters will get solved.

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    FAITH — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    False securities do not allow your faith to grow. Faith grows only when you have dropped your securities. False security is keeping faith where it does not belong. It is the illusion of security in having a job, a house, friends. Even if you have all the material securities, without faith, you will still reel in fear. When you buffer your life with securities, you keep faith away. Faith is your greatest

  • alcoholism

    Bihar Hooch Tragedy: A predictable tragedy 

    You did not have to be a soothsayer to predict that a complete ban on the sale and consumption of liquor would inevitably spawn a flourishing bootlegging cottage industry and that periodically as a result there will be hooch tragedies. This was clearest to the dimmest of persons. That prohibition will also cause a huge depletion in the State’s revenue too was widely known. Yet, having got a bee in his bonnet

  • Abdul Basit

    It’s time Basit got marching orders

    It’s a wonder the Ministry of External Affairs has not given Abdul Basit, the Pakistani high commissioner, his marching orders. His August 14 speech amounted to support for and encouragement of secession in the host country. Diplomats the world over have been expelled for less.

  • Prabhu lays foundation for proposed Mirjan station

    Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has laid the foundation stone for a new station at Mirjan to provide convenience to passengers on the Konkan railway route. The proposed New Mirjan station is situated between Gokarna and Kumta stations of the Konkan Railway.  The new station is adjacent to the NH 66.

  • 7th pay commission protests

    A British legacy continues to this day

    Paying increased salaries to the Government servants will increase the chasm between the common man and them. This widening chasm between the common man and the government servants will lead to an increase in social dissension. Of course, every young man today wants to join the army of government servants so that he can participate in the loot of the country. However, few will succeed and rest will be left disenchanted.

  • Woman’s body exhumed near Dr Death house

    Wai (Maha): The Satara District Police today exhumed a sixth skeleton believed to be that of a woman, from an open space near the house of Santosh Pol, now dubbed as ‘Dr Death‘, in Dhom village, 13 kms from here. According to police, Pol has confessed to killing six people, including five women, between 2003 and 2016. Earlier, he had told his interrogators that he had thrown Vanita Gaikwad’s body

  • Really happy to win a silver, gave my heart out: Sindhu

    Rio de Janeiro: P V Sindhu is happy to win a silver in the women’s singles badminton event after her gallant attempt to clinch a coveted gold for India ended in heart-break at the Rio Olympics here, saying she gave her “heart out”.

  • Mumbai_Monorail

    Mono Phase-II trial run held

    Mumbai: A 3km non-signalling trail run was conducted on August 15 from Wadala to Acharya Atre Nagar on Mono Phase 2. Train number 9 used for the trial run started at 8:31am from Wadala and reached Acharya Atre Nagar via GTB Nagar and Antop Hill stations around 8:44am.

  • Accused of insensitivity, babu divested of duty!

    Mumbai: Bhagwan Sahay, additional chief secretary, Maharashtra agriculture department, was today divested of his charge following the allegation that he refused to allow a junior official to go home even when the latter’s son, suffering from depression, had threatened to end his life.  The son eventually committed suicide before his father could reach home.

  • When luck ran out for a cat burglar!

    Mumbai: In a bizarre incident, a 35-year-old thief died when he was trying to escape from a crime scene at Mira Road late on Thursday night by climbing down the drainage pipe. Consequently, he lost his balance and fell six floors.

  • Teen ends life as parents delayed repair of her mobile

    Mumbai: Upset that her mobile had not been repaired for more than 12 days, a 17-year-old girl from Samata Nagar in Kandivali (E) ended her life by hanging herself from the ceiling fan on Thursday evening.

  • Road scam probe report still in limbo

    Mumbai: The monsoon season is on the verge of getting over and yet the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has not come to the final outcome of preparing a road scam inquiry report which was set three months back.