Free Press Journal
  • Resident doctors in Mumbai ask for arrears

    Resident doctors from various municipal hospitals have complained that almost a year after they received a salary hike the administration is yet to give them their arrears for this period.

  • Maa Chamunda committee member’s mother passes away

    Dewas: Maa Chamunda Service Committee member Gopalkrishna Joshi’s mother Laxmibai Joshi passed away on Sunday. Her last rites were performed at Chakrateerth Ramghat in Ujjain. Narendra Mishra and other members of the committee paid their tributes to her.

  • Unity Walk on Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel’s birth anniversary

    Burhanpur: Like every year, the birth anniversary of Vallabh Bhai Patel will be observed as National Unity day and the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi as National Pledge Day on Monday. State government has instructed the concerned departments to organise a ‘Unity Walk’ and appealed people to take oath of national unity on October 31 to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.

  • Ruckus at hospital after admin refuses to hand over body to kin

    Ujjain: Family members of a deceased created ruckus at JK Hospital on Sunday after the hospital administration refused to hand over the body to them due to non-payment of dues. A man who was being treated at the hospital for a week died on Saturday night.

  • Now, gold coins for culling ‘killer’ stray dogs in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram : The alumni association of a prominent college has announced gold coins to the civic authorities which would kill the maximum number of stray dogs till December 10 in Kerala where four persons have lost their lives and over 700 have been injured in canine attacks in the last four months.

  • Never underestimate power of ‘dialogue’, says Akhilesh

    Etawah : With tensions between India and Pakistan soaring by the day as the stream of ceasefire violations continue resulting in casualties on both side, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday asserted that war of any kind should be the last option. Talking about the spree of ceasefire violations and shellings which have resulted in the death of several defence personnel, Akhilesh stated that a solution is deliverable for every crisis.

  • Martyr Mandeep cremated, no Diwali in his native village

    Antehri (Haryana) : The last rites of army jawan Mandeep Singh, who was killed by terrorists in Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir, were held with full state honours on Sunday, even as his family and villagers demanded that Pakistan be given a befitting reply for its repeated misadventures. The jawan’s body, wrapped in the tricolour, was brought in a bedecked army vehicle to his native village here as a large number of

  • Modi takes up with Aus PM killing of Indian bus driver

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull India’s concern over the brutal killing of a 29-year-old Indian-origin bus driver, who was burned to death when a man poured some flammable liquid on him in Brisbane.

  • Changes in Haryana Congress party likely

    New Delhi : The Congress is contemplating to revamp the party in Haryana with changes to put an end to the bickering among the leaders undermining the party’s organisational and political presence.

  • Lighting lives of birds, this Diwali

    Mumbai: Ashish Kadam, an advertising professional, had taken 15 days off from work recently – he was busy making Diwali lanterns which have feeder bowls attached at the bottom for birds.

  • No corruption in steel flyover project, asserts Karnataka CM

    Mangaluru : Denying allegations that corruption was done in the Rs 1,761 crore worth steel flyover project in Bengaluru, the construction of which was stayed by the Green Tribunal, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, on Sunday, said there was total transparency in the project.

  • Deficient rainfall: Severe drought looms on Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram : A severe drought is looming large over Kerala as the state has received deficient rainfall during the south-west monsoon. There has been a sharp decrease of rainfall to the tune of 34 per cent during the south-west monsoon, according to figures released by the Indian Meteorological Department here. From June 1 this year to September 30, Kerala received 1352.3 mm rains against the normal rainfall of 2039.7 mm, a deficiency of

  • FBI move ahead of vote deeply troubling: Hillary

    Washington : Hillary Clinton assailed America’s top cop FBI director James Comey over the timing of relaunching a probe into her use of a private email server while secretary of state, saying the move just ahead of the presidential polls was “unprecedented” and “deeply troubling”, reports PTI.

  • Rashid didn’t make any attempt to stop false story: Nisar

    Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sacked Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid for the “lapse” on his part to stop a “false” report on a rift between the government and the powerful army from being published in national interest, said a senior minister. Addressing a press conference, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said: “Pervez Rashid should have told the journalist concerned that the story is incorrect, and should not be published in

  • Saudi airstrikes hit two Yemeni prisons

    Aden : Saudi-led coalition air strikes on rebel-held security buildings in Yemen’s west, including a detention centre, killed 60 people, said an official, updating the toll from 38 dead, reports AFP.

  • Drone halts air traffic at Dubai airport

    Dubai : A drone forced Dubai international airport, one of the world’s busiest, to halt air traffic for an hour and a half, the third such incident in less than five months.