Free Press Journal
  • GIS 2016: Indore global investor summit day 2

    Day 2 of Global Investors Summit 2016 got underway this morning at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The event is held at the Brillant Convention Center in the city to woo investments in the state.

  • PM hints at ‘surgical hits’ to unearth black money

    Gandhinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi provided broad hints of ‘surgical strikes’ against those who have failed to take advantage of the Income Declaration Scheme (IDS) and come clean. “Rs 65,000 crore of unaccounted money has been declared under the IDS through voluntary disclosures. Imagine what would come out if we initiate surgical strikes,” the Prime Minister said at a public function in Vadodara on Saturday.

  • Snub For Mehbooba Militant, Local Or Outsider, Cannot Be Forgiven: Bjp

    Jammu: A day after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urged the police to make part of the mainstream the “local boys” who have joined militancy, the BJP on Saturday said militant, whether local or outsider, “cannot be forgiven” and has to be dealt with as law of land demands.

  • Had no important info, was not blackmailed, says Varun

    New Delhi : BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Saturday rejected as “false and frivolous” allegations that he was “honey trapped and compromised” by defence middleman Abhishek Verma and had leaked defence secrets. “I would like to point out the false and frivolous nature of the charges, and the impossibility of these allegations,” Gandhi said in a detailed statement addressed to “my fellow countrymen”.

  • Army ‘upset’ over being dragged into film politics

    New Delhi : Senior Army officials and veterans were ‘upset’ over the force being dragged into “politics” over films after the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) demanded that producers of movies employing Pakistani actors pay Rs 5 core to an army welfare fund.

  • Tharoor says China did not scuttle his bid for UN top job

    Beijing : Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who made an unsuccessful bid for the post of UN Secretary General a decade ago, has said contrary to perceptions China did not oppose his candidature and in fact voted for him in the first “straw poll” of the UN Security Council.

  • With prayers on lips, villagers throng BSF jawan’s house

    Jammu: As 26-year-old BSF soldier Gurnam Singh battles for his life after being injured in a sniper attack by Pakistani troops, his family has requested that he be shifted to a better hospital outside the state.

  • Farmers in border villages mourn loss of livestock

    R S Pura (IB) : As he sits near the carcasses of his cattle, an inconsolable 60-year-old Krishan Lal says he doesn’t know how he will survive after losing his “earning sons” in the heavy firing by Pakistani troops in R S Pura sector last night.

  • Over 40 avian deaths in Delhi

    New Delhi : Avian deaths in the national capital on Saturday climbed to over 40 with 17 ducks being found dead at Hauz Khas deer park even as the Centre formed a three-member committee to keep a close watch on the bird flu situation.

  • Ad hoc teachers who failed in TET to lose job

    MCGM circular says the Shikshan Sevaks who have appeared for the TET will have to submit the passing certificates by Nov 15, failing which their services will be terminated. (more…)

  • MNS to blame for anti-Pak artiste sentiment

    Mumbai : Applauding Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for their ‘timely intervention’, Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification Pahlaj Nihalani on Saturday said the film fraternity should be mindful of their responsibilities and must not do something that would harm the nation, army and economy.

  • CCTV cameras to keep watch on city autopsy centres soon

    Mumbai : Following regular complaints of harassment of people at the post mortem centres in the city, the administration has decided to install CCTV cameras at these units.

  • Favour alliance with Sena: BJP

    Mumbai : Maharashtra BJP on Saturday said it was in favour of an alliance with Shiv Sena for the forthcoming local bodies and civic polls and had authorised its district units to take a call on the issue.

  • Babi’s assets to be used for social causes

    Mumbai : A decade after the death of Bollywood actress Parveen Babi, the Bombay High Court has ‘probated’ her will, paving the way for disposal of most of her assets towards social causes.

  • Body of cop who slipped into Gaimukh creek found

    Mumbai : The body of a constable attached to the Kasarwadavli police station was recovered on Saturday from Gaimukh creek in Thane. According to Parag Manere, Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime), “The body of Constable Bharat Rawate has been recovered on Saturday at 3:30p.m.”

  • ‘Fine paltry, animal laws need to be amended’

    Mumbai : A fine of Rs 50 or Rs 100 is hardly a deterrent against animal cruelty. There needs to be amendments in animal laws,” said a speaker at a workshop conducted as part of the three-day India for Animals conference flagged-off in the city on Friday.