Free Press Journal
  • Mangalore Blues overcome Jai Bharat to make last eight

    Mumbai : Mangalore Blues SC got the better of Jai Bharat SC 5-4 via the tie-breaker in a pre-quarter-final round match of the 10th Late Adv. A.R. Kudrolli Memorial Knockout Football Tournament 2016, conducted by The Karnatak Sporting Association and played at the KSA ground, Cross Maidan.

  • Ujjain: 19 athletes qualify for zonal trials

    Ujjain: As many as 19 young athletes from Ujjain were shortlisted at the Kurukshetra district trials of National Yuva Cooperative Society (NYCS) GAILRAFTAR season-II held on Tuesday here at Mahananda Nagar Arena Ground.  The selected athletes will compete in the zonal trials to be held early next year. The event was part of the initiative taken by NYCS as part of nationwide campaign to find out athletes for 2020/2024 Olympics.

  • Ujjain: Peace prevails in city as cops put on high alert

    Ujjain: Several Hindu outfits of the region organised maha arti at various temples in the city on Tuesday evening to observe the 24th anniversary of demolishing Babri Mosque at Ayodhya.

  • Justice JS Khehar to be 44th Chief Justice of India

    New Delhi: Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial NJAC Act for appointment of judges, was on Tuesday recommended as the 44th Chief Justice of India.

  • 24-year-old lady physiotherapist raped and murdered at home in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The partially burnt body of a 24-year-old physiotherapist was found in mysterious circumstances at her Vile Parle (East) chawl in the wee hours on Tuesday with the autopsy report indicating that she was sexually assaulted before the killing, police said.

  • Indian Navy to make INS Betwa seaworthy again

    Mumbai: INS Betwa will be made upright and seaworthy again in the shortest possible time, the Indian Navy said here on Tuesday after chief Admiral Sunil Lanba visited the naval dockyard here where the accident took place.

  • Amidst sea of mourners, Jayalalithaa laid to rest at Marina beach close to MGR

    Watched by a sea of mourners, the mortal remains of J Jayalalithaa, six-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK supremo, was on Tuesday evening buried close to the memorial of her political mentor M G Ramachandran on the sands of the Marina, the world’s second longest beach, in Chennai.

  • Mumbai: Missing girl denies mum’s charges

    Mumbai: Maya Shivling Kamble (25) with partial visual defect and a nurse by profession, was allegedly trapped in a sex racket and had gone missing from her home on October 14. She returned to her Kurar residence on Monday.

  • Mumbai: Widening of 50 nullahs planned by BMC

    Mumbai: In a bid to wrap up the widening of nullahs (drains) across the city, the Brihunmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a priority list of city’s drains to its ward officers for completion of this work. Moreover, the BMC has prepared an action plan for widening 50 nullahs under the first priority list across the city due to which 11,407 structures are affected due to the ongoing work. These structures are mainly residential buildings

  • Nashik Jat panchayat ostracises 11 families

    Two Jat panchayat leaders have been arrested and remanded in police custody till Dec 9 by a local court, while eight others are absconding.

  • Mumbai: Worli school gets nod for repairs from MHADA

    Mumbai: After a delay of over two months, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA), has given a go-ahead to start with the repairs of a residential building in Worli from which Greenlawns

  • New Rs 100 bank notes to be rolled out soon

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday announced that it would shortly issue new Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005, bearing the signature of its new Governor Dr Urjit R. Patel as in new Rs 50 and Rs 20 notes announced on Sunday. The Rs 100 notes will also be without inset letter in both the numbering panels,  They can be identified as new notes in the same series

  • Life without Love is a Waste

    Life without love is a waste. Every one of us should cultivate prema or love towards all beings, man, bird and beast. If we are full of this universal love, we shall feel no sorrow.

  • Government extends garments, yarn export entitlement quota for one year

    New Delhi : The Union Government has extended the export entitlement quota for readymade garments & knitwear, yarn and fabrics & made-ups to the US, Canada and European Union for one year with effect from 1 January, 2017. “The government hereby decides to extend the operation of the residuary provisions of yarn, fabrics & made-ups export entitlement (quota) policy for a further one year with effect from 1 January, 2017,” said a

  • Maruti Suzuki Nov total production rises 39%

    Mumbai : Maruti Suzuki India Ltd’s total production in November rose 39.1% on year to 143,989 units, the automobile giant said in an exchange filing today.

  • Delegalising notes will have positive implications: Subbarao

    Singapore : The Indian government’s decision to delegalise high denomination currency notes may hurt growth in short-term, but in the medium- to long-term it will have positive macroeconomic implications,former RBI Governor D Subbarao has said.