Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai hospitals ill-equipped for dengue, fears Opposition

    Mumbai: As the city is witnessing a sharp rise in dengue cases, opposition corporators on Friday questioned the Shiv Sena-BJP-led Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on measures to curb the disease. At the civic general body meeting, corporators said civic hospitals were ill-equipped and civic officials are turning a blind eye. Opposition party leader of Congress Pravin Chheda said, “There have been instances that the dengue patients

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    Mumbai University to phase out B.Sc IT course

    Mumbai: The Mumbai University’s will be slowly phasing out the B.Sc IT course offered by its IT department over the next few years even though the course was seeing growing interest every year. Admissions did not take place to the first year of the course from this academic year itself.

  • Park street rape case: Prime accused arrested

    Kolkata : Four years after the crime, the prime accused in the Park Street rape case was arrested by a special team of Kolkata Police from Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad on Friday, following months of surveillance.

  • Kejri postpones revelation, Delhi assembly hails Modi

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal put off a “major revelation” he was to make on Friday in the wake of the Indian surgical strikes on terrorists in Pakistani territory. And in a rare show of unity, the AAP-dominated assembly unanimously passed a resolution hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian Army for targeting the terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC).

  • Ready for Pakistan misadventure

    Following Thursday’s surgical strikes at terrorist launch-pads in the Pakistan-held Kashmir, an uneasy peace prevails on the Indo-Pak front.

  • Liquor Act: Double blow for Nitish Kumar

    Friday was a bad day in court for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. His pet prohibition project was nixed by the Patna High Court. Provisions under the Prohibition of Liquor Act were found to be illegal.

  • Kashmir: Test of Narendra Modi’s statesmanship

    On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti one cannot but dwell on how pained the Mahatma would have been at the aggravated bitterness in relations between India and Pakistan since the Uri massacre. One also recalls that in September 1944, Gandhi defied everyone to meet Mohammed Ali Jinnah in Bombay. Some believe that the only outcome of the Gandhi-Jinnah talks was to increase Jinnah’s stature and indicate parity between The Congress and the

  • Split SAARC; revitalise Non-Aligned Movement

    India has been trying to persuade Pakistan to leave the contentious issue of Kashmir aside and focus on the development of trade between SAARC countries for the last many years. India has pushed for the development of trade in summit after summit, and Pakistan has killed each of those initiatives by repeatedly asserting that no progress is possible without the solution of Kashmir issue. Nafees Zakaria, spokesperson for the Pakistan Foreign Office,

  • Post-surgical strikes, Rahul says Modi has acted as PM

    Bulandshahr (UP) : Rahul Gandhi, who has been unrelenting in his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday lauded him for the surgical strikes by the Army across LoC, saying it was the “first action” befitting his post in two-and-a-half years. Days after he slammed Modi’s “short-sighted” political alliance with PDP, saying it has “opened space” for terrorism in Kashmir and apportioned blame to NDA government’s “politics” for the Uri attack, the

  • Simla agreement was big mistake: Shahbaz Sharif

    Lahore : Terming the historic 1972 Simla agreement between India and Pakistan a “big mistake”, Chief Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province Shahbaz Sharif has said it partially hurt the Kashmiris’ freedom struggle. “The Simla agreement was a big mistake as it dampened the spirit of the Kashmiris fighting for their freedom and hurt their movement though it never stopped in Kashmir,” Sharif told a conference on Kashmir here

  • 93 flats of Adarsh society still locked: Centre to SC

    New Delhi : The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that 93 flats in the controversial 28-storey Adarsh Cooperative Society in Mumbai were still locked and it did not know what was inside those flats.

  • Terrorists may step up activities in J-K: Intel

    New Delhi : Security agencies are apprehensive that militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir may step up attacks against security forces and civilians following the surgical strike conducted by the Army targeting terror launch pads in PoK.

  • India shuns piecemeal bargain for reactors, opts for bulk deal

    New Delhi : In a significant policy shift, India has decided to negotiate future nuclear reactor deals in bulk rather than going for piecemeal bargains. Sources said a decision to go for bulk deals has been taken with the view that it will help the country get nuclear reactors at considerably lower rates while at the same time assure investors of guaranteed returns.

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  • Punjab border villages face war-like situation

    Amritsar : There has been no gunfire, no alert sirens and no fighter jets dropping bombs. It is not war time yet but tens of thousands of villagers in Punjab’s border belt with Pakistan are already experiencing a war-like situation.

  • Pak CJ cancels visit to India amid tension

    Islamabad : Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali has cancelled his visit to India next month, citing “present conditions”, media reports said on Friday.

  • Curbs lifted on Note 7 bought after Sept 15

    New Delhi : India’s civil aviation regulator on Friday lifted the restrictions on in-flight use of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, purchased after September 15.