Free Press Journal
  • Goa: Probe ordered into attempted jailbreak

    Panaji : A probe was ordered on Wednesday into the foiled jailbreak bid at South Goa’s Sada sub-jail late on Tuesday, in which one inmate died, a senior officer said. Several people, including jail guards, were injured during the attempted escape, the officer added.

  • Mumbai: Cuffe Parade residents oppose Metro III work

    Mumbai: Residents of Cuffe Parade in South Mumbai have approached the Bombay High Court against the Metro III (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ line) work in their area complaining that it is being carried out without the issuance of legal notices and acquisition of land, roads and passages.

  • Bhopal: CM announces college, collector proposes sports complex

    BHOPAL: In a review meeting on the implementation of announcements made by the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held here on Wednesday, it came to the fore that Badwani collector Tejasvi Nayak had changed the announcement.

  • CPI-M, CPI spar again in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram : The two premier Communist parties in Kerala’s ruling Left government continue to spar over how the Right to Information Act  on cabinet decisions should be dealt with.

  • Mumbai: Inter-state Lagori contest to be organised in Mira Rd

    Bhayandar:  The ancient and traditional lagori (earlier seven stones, now plastic tiles) sport is expected to get a boost in the twin-city as the fifth edition of the state level championship for juniors will be hosted in the Kashimira area of Mira Road. Organized by the Shiv Shakti Seva Mandal under the aegis of the Maharashtra Lagori Association, the two-day event will be held at the Adarsh Vidya Niketan School ground on 28-29, January-2017. 42

  • Don and Kim Jong-un impersonators turn heads in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong : US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un might never be best buddies, but convincing impersonators are giving Hong Kongers a glimpse of what their improbable friendship might look like. Describing themselves as political satirists, the pair hugged and pretended to kiss as they posed for photos outside the US consulate. Kim – a Hong Konger who gave his name as Howard – was dressed all in black

  • Bhopal: One in 40 MP schools have computers; 0.3% students use them

    BHOPAL: The central and the state governments might be crying themselves hoarse over their commitment to digitalising the economy but the students of government schools in the state are completely deprived of computer education.

  • Mumbai: BARC scientist missing since January 22

    Mumbai: Babita Singh a scientist from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is said to have disappeared since January 22. The CCTV footage shows that she was last seen at the ladies’ hostel in BARC compound. Around 1pm in the afternoon on last Saturday, Babita was seen returning to her room after which she is said to have her mobile inside her room and is said to have locked her door and was seen leaving from the

  • Trump plans major immigration crackdown

    Washington : US President Donald Trump is set to sign several executive orders, including one on building a border wall with Mexico, this week to crack down on immigrants – one of his central campaign promises – and could suspend immigration from some Muslim nations, media reports have said, reports PTI.

  • Bhopal: Maharashtra Bank not to get government deposits for a year

    BHOPAL: The state government has decided to act tough with the banks showing reluctance in sanctioning loans under government schemes. An incident came to light during ‘Samadhan Online’ whence a youth faced problems in getting a loan sanctioned by a Bank of Maharashtra branch in Chhindwara. Commissioner, institutional finance, has issued an order that any department or corporation that deposits additional funds in banks should not deposit it in Maharashtra banks for

  • Don threatens to send Feds to deal with Chicago carnage

    Washington : US President Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to “send in the Feds” to deal with the “carnage” in Chicago if the city did not fix the problem, his tweet said. “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible “carnage” going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24 per cent from 2016), I will send in the Feds!” the President said, ABC news reported, according to IANS.

  • BMC to raze temporary construction for treating world’s heaviest woman

    Mumbai: Emam Ahmed, termed as the world’s heaviest woman has been making the headline all around the world, especially in Mumbai as she was to be operated in the city’s Saifee Hospital. However she might have to wait a little longer as the civic body has declined permission for the alterations that the hospital made to operate Ahmed. Reportedly, the hospital has spent around Rs 2 crore on the structure and will now have to

  • Bhopal: Police complaint against Big Boss contestant Om Swami

    BHOPAL: A written complaint has been given against evicted TV show “Big Boss” contestant and self-styled Godman Om Swami at MP Nagar police station by ‘Yuva Jaagrukta Jan Kalyan Sangthan’ (MP) on Wednesday demanding to lodge an FIR against him on criminal charges.

  • Customs officials seek help of Mumbai cops to nab international smugglers

    Mumbai: The customs intelligence has approached Mumbai police to seek their assistance to nab the big fish of the smuggling racket. During the interrogation of a smuggler, the officer found that those who give slip to the customs officials at Mumbai airport are taken to hotels in Dongri area to collect the smuggled items.