Free Press Journal
  • Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Donald Trump

    Riyadh: United States of America President Donald Trump had a brief encounter with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday and said he was pleased to meet him. The interaction took place before the Arab Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Centre in Riyadh, GEO News reported. The US president shook hands with PM Nawaz and exchange of pleasantries took place between the two leaders.

  • Mumbai: Maharashtra govt stays hike in ready reckoner rates for plots

    Nearly two months after Maharashtra government hiked the ready reckoner rates for property transactions in Mumbai Metropolitan Region by nearly 6 per cent, the government has now stayed the decision for a month. The move follows representations by the real estate players who said that any increase in ready reckoner rates will hit the sector as it is already in the grip of an economic downturn.

  • Pollard hails Mumbai Indians’ character after IPL triumph

    Hyderabad: Mumbai Indians batsman Kieran Pollard felt that the team showed a lot of character at key moments and played as an unit as they got the better of Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title here on Sunday. Opting to bat, Mumbai were left reeling at 79/7 in the 15th over, but Krunal Pandya’s 47 off 38 deliveries helped them reach 129/8. During the

  • Mumbai: Hunt on for girl who targets women commuters with spiked drink

    Mumbai police has issued a warning for women travelling in ladies compartment of suburban local trains: If a friendly fellow commuter offers anyone a soft drink, this would be best refused. Mumbai police is currently investigating a case where a girl in her twenties has been targeting women in ladies compartments by getting them chatting, then offering them a spiked cold drink. According to police, the young woman gets down from the

  • PM Modi’s two-day Gujarat visit to begin today

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday visit Gujarat, during which he will join various programmes in Kutch and Gandhinagar. In a series of tweets, Prime Minister Modi shared his itinerary of his two-day visit. He will be inaugurating various projects at the Kandla Port and Bhachau, both in Kutch district, and will thereafter address a public meeting at Gandhidham and in Bhachau as well.

  • Andre Agassi to coach Djokovic at Roland Garros

    Johannesburg: Novak Djokovic on Sunday revealed that former world number one Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts May 28.

  • Allegations prove others are scared of AAP’s anti-corruption campaign: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Following the series of allegations raised against him by a leader of his own party Kapil Mishra, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief  and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asserted that the accusations show that the other political parties were scared of them and their “anti-corruption campaign.” “The Opposition is scared and that is why they are trying to suppress the campaign of Delhi against corruption and this is

  • Tejas Express

    Tejas Express to debut today: Fare, schedule, pictures and all you need to know

    The much-awaited state-of-the-art high speed train Tejas Express is all set make its debut today, May 22, between Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Karmali, North Goa. The 20-coach train will run up to the speed of 200km per hour covering a distance of 597 km in 8.5 hours and will halt at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal.

  • Hundreds of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar over Saharanpur clash

    New Delhi: Hundreds of Dalits on Sunday protested in New Delhi to demand justice for community members who, they said, fell victim to a communal clash in a village in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on May 5. The protestors, led by a newly formed Dalit outfit the Bheem Army and comprising youths from Saharanpur district and nearby towns, were joined at Jantar Mantar by members of the All India Students Association,

  • Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis confident of digitising all schools by December 2018

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government ruled by the coalition of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena has decided to digitise all schools across rural and Urban Maharashtra by December 2018, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during the third session of his interaction programme Me Mukhya Mantri Boltoy. The total number of schools across Maharashtra are more than one lakh and 44,000 schools in rural areas have already been digitised.

  • Vikkas Manaktala loves dancing

    Actor Vikkas Manaktala, who is seen as Veer in TV show “Ghulaam”, is a dance lover and considers dancer Paresh Shirodkar as his guru.

  • Rajneesh Duggal learns martial arts for upcoming show

    Mumbai: Actor Rajneesh Duggal, who will be seen as warrior Varundev in the upcoming historical drama “Aarambh”, says he is learning martial arts and sword fighting for his role.

  • Thane shocker: 2 kids paraded naked for stealing food

    Thane: Two minor boys were stripped and paraded with garlands of slippers for allegedly stealing a food item from a sweet shop, police said on Sunday. The shop owner and his two sons were arrested after the shocking incident that took place in Prem Nagar area of Ulhasnagar township on Saturday night, they said.