Free Press Journal
  • Shobha Khanna honoured during IRC convention in Ujjain

    Ujjain: Ex-executive engineer, bridge construction wing of the PWD, Shobha Khanna, was honoured by the Indian Roads Congress (IC) in its 209th council meeting held at Kumarakum Backwater Ripples, Kerala.

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    Depressed youth commits suicide in Ujjain

    Ujjain: In an incident a youth committed suicide by cutting vein of his hand and later hanged himself by waist belt.

  • Among paper-setters, teachers who work for guide books

    Mumbai: Following allegations that teachers who also work for guide books also got to set question papers for HSC and SSC, the Secretary of the board’s Mumbai division said the board will conduct an inquiry into the matter if they get names of such teachers. The question paper setting workshop and the actual paper setting was held in Pune.

  • Medical admissions: Parents to approach SC for vacant seats

    Mumbai: While there is still no clarity on the number of vacant seats in medical colleges, parents of medical aspirants are planning to approach the Supreme Court for admission in these seats.

  • Rift wide open among city’s dance bar owners

    Mumbai: Even as dance bars are yet to start in Mumbai after the Supreme Court ruling, there appears to be a serious rift between the dance bar owners in the city.

  • Mumbaikars stand against MCGM over potholes issue

    Mumbai: While the pothole menace continues in the city and civic officials threaten to resign, citizens will take a stand against the MCGM by staging an agitation outside its headquarters.

  • Nashik: Teenage boy tries to rape 5-year-old girl

    Nashik: A teenage boy allegedly tried to rape a five-year-old girl near Trimbakeshwar in Nashik which led to large scale protests and tension in the district, even as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appealed for calm and assured that the case would be tried in a fast track court.

  • Government’s wait-n-watch is to let Maratha movement die a natural death

    The silent rallies by the Maratha community across the State in the past two months, has opened up the social, economic and political fault-lines in Maharashtra and has rattled the State government into taking steps. So far, over 30 rallies under the name ‘Maratha Kranti Morcha’ have been held in the state and the sea of Marathas waving saffron flags are led by many apolitical Maratha organisations.

  • Mumbai: Woman’s body found in Borivali

    Mumbai: The decomposed body of a 44-year-old woman was found in her house at De-vidas Lane in Borivali (W) even as the police suspect that this could be a case of natural death. Police sources said that the woman, Leena Shanbaug, had been staying alone for some time and her family members were staying at another place. “Her family members have said that she used to get angry over minor issues and even when

  • Over 140 killed in strikes on Yemen funeral: UN

    Sanaa : More than 140 people were killed and more than 525 wounded when air strikes hit a funeral ceremony in Yemen, a United Nations official said, with Huthi rebels blaming the attack on the Saudi-led coalition, reports AFP. The coalition, which has come under increasing international scrutiny over alleged civilian deaths, denied any responsibility for the attack.  “The toll is very high: more than 520 wounded and more than 100 martyrs,” the

  • US says no blank cheque to Saudi Arabia

    Washington : The US said its security cooperation with Saudi Arabia is not a “blank cheque” as the Obama Administartion strongly condemned its key ally’s air strikes on a funeral in Yemen which killed over 140 people. “US security cooperation with Saudi Arabia is not a blank cheque,” said Ned Price, Spokesman of the National Security Council, the White House.  “Even as we assist Saudi Arabia regarding the defense of their territorial integrity,

  • Palestinian gunman kills 2 in Jerusalem, shot dead

    Jerusalem : A Palestinian opened fire from a car in Jerusalem on Sunday and again as police chased him, killing two people, authorities said, after concerns over the potential for a new upsurge in violence, reports AFP. The gunman was killed soon after carrying out the attack near police headquarters, close to the line dividing mainly Palestinian east Jerusalem from the mostly Jewish western sector of the city.

  • IS has lost more than a quarter of its territory: analysts

    London : Islamic State has lost more than a quarter of the territory it once controlled and the area under its hold in Iraq and Syria is roughly the size of Sri Lanka, according to new data, reports PTI.