Free Press Journal
  • Trailing Rahul’s yatra: Cane farmers hope loans waived off

    Kushinagar (UP): The blinding neon flashes followed by deafening thunder cracking across the night sky and the subsequent torrent on Monday brought smiles to the faces of 73-year-old Raman Yadav and 21-year-old Pawan Sharma in eastern Uttar Pradesh’s floundering ‘sugar bowl’ Kushinagar.

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    No bank privatisation, GST implementation on target: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Even as India is merging some state-run banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said there was no move to privatise them. He also said the target date of April 1 next year to implement a pan-India goods and services tax regime will be met.

  • Booty worth Rs 35L seized from thieves

    Mumbai: The Thane crime branch detected cases of motor vehicle theft and chain snatching on Tuesday. The total booty worth Rs 35 lakh has been seized from the arrested accused. In the recent motor vehicle theft, cops arrested Sandesh Malad-kar, Babu Shettiar and Vinod Bankari. During investigation, it was known that 51 cases were registered against them at different police stations.

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    Raise your pen, not your voice: Rampal tells colleague

    Minister for public works department Rampal Singh has advised his cabinet colleague, minister for food and civil supplies, Omprakash Dhurvey, to use power of pen rather than voice. Singh said government has given power of pen to minister to work and take action. Dhurevy in the recent past allegedly misbehaved with Tehsildar in Anuppur. The incident had made state administrative service officials furious and they had threatened to observe strike on Tuesday.

  • Couple’s suicide pact: Woman injected chem on partner first

    Mumbai: Even as the police wait for forensic reports regarding the deaths of a couple who were found in their house at Andheri (E) recently, the presence of a single syringe points towards the fact that the woman first used it to inject her partner and then killed herself with it.

  • Yes, we are conducting counselling: APDMC chief

    Dr Ajay Goenka, CMD of Chirayu medical college and President of APDMC informed Free Press that his college is conducting the counselling process. The students have been told that they will have to pay the hiked fees because the college has filed the appeal in the AFRC about the fees regulation.

  • Sania knocked out of women’s doubles at US Open

    New York: Seventh seeds Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova were beaten 6-7 (3), 1-6 by top seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in the women’s doubles quarter-finals of the US Open, thereby ending India’s campaign in the tennis tournament.

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    Necessary to impose President’s rule in Kashmir: JD (U)

    Patna (Bihar): The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday said it is now imperative to impose President’s rule in Kashmir, adding that they would support the government in taking any strict step further to stop the soaring unrest in the Valley.

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    Defiant private med colleges going ahead with parallel counseling

    Despite warnings, notices and even threats of FIR, private medical and dental colleges in the state are going ahead with holding parallel counselling and admission process. The students who are taking admission in the private colleges who have registered themselves in government counselling are being forced to get registered again by the private colleges.

  • Maha government unveils policy to promote fish farming

    MUMBAI: In a bid to harness the potential of Blue Revolution, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday unveiled a policy to promote cage culture fish farming in the state. The policy also aims to create employment for 1 lakh people in Maharashtra.

  • Harshvardhan Rane’s tryst with English

    After a smashing debut with ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’, Harshvardhan Rane is all set for his next big screen outing. The hunky actor will be seen in Aarti S Bagdi’s short film ‘Khamakha’ that revolves around two strangers – Harshvardhan and Manjari Fadnis – who meet on a bus journey and strike up a conversation that highlights an oft-seen attitude that English-speaking society largely harbours against the non-English speaking crowd. Having faced

  • Rumours of dating Kriti Sanon hurtful: Gaurav Arora

    Actor Gaurav Arora says last year’s reports claiming he dated “Dilwale” actress Kriti Sanon bothered him a lot as the speculation took away from the hardwork he was putting in, professionally. Even before he made his debut with “Love Games” earlier this year, Gaurav was in news for his link-up with Kriti.

  • Love, lies and BDSM, says Shama Sikandar

    Actress Shama Sikandar is all set to star in a web series, Maaya, an adult love story reportedly based on erotic bestseller ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

  • Youth drowns in Bhandup lake

    Mumbai: A 16-year-old youth died after he had gone swimming with his friends in a lake at Bhandup, after they left home saying they were going to look at some Ganesh mandals in their neighbourhood.