Free Press Journal
  • Students have to go both online and offline for degree college admissions

    Mumbai : For students who have passed Class 12, admissions to various courses in degree colleges is a matter of online registration and offline running around. Students, irrespective of boards, have to register online on the Mumbai University (MU) portal (mum.digitaluniversity.ac) and then apply to respective colleges either online or offline.

  • De Villiers bowled by Kohli

    London : Star South African batsman A B de Villiers today heaped praise on Virat Kohli, describing him as “a consummate surgeon at the crease” who is able to cope with extreme pressure that is associated with leading a top side like India.

  • AP CM unhappy with MP’s behaviour at Vizag

    Anantapur : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday expressed unhappiness over the behavior of his TDP’s MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy, who created ruckus at Visakhapatnam airport.

  • Man commits suicide

    Indore : A 38-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling in Bhagirathpura area of the city on Saturday. A suicide note was also recovered from the spot, but the reason of his death could not be cleared yet.

  • Peddler held with charas worth Rs 50,000

    Indore : Narcotics wing of state police nabbed a person with charas worth Rs 50,000 from Kanadiya Bypass Road on Friday. The accused was on his way to deliver the drugs, when he was apprehended by the team.

  • What punishment will ’93 blasts accused get?

    Mumbai : After facing a protracted trial for nearly five years, six of the seven accused in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case were finally convicted by a special TADA court on Friday. These convicts, including Abu Salem and Mustafa Dossa, have been charged with murder, criminal conspiracy and several charges including of terrorism.

  • Golden opportunity for Pak to avenge loss, says Imran Khan

    “India has a strong batting and if they put up a big total it will mean double pressure for us. I mean the pressure on our bowlers and the pressure of keeping up with the run- rate on the scoreboard. Our real strength is our bowling and we must bat first if we win the toss. Our batting is not that good our bowling is better,” says Imran.

  • Rly police official hit & run over by local train

    Mumbai : A 57-year-old Government Railway Police (GRP) official was killed after he was allegedly run over by a passing local train at Dadar station on Friday night. The incident took place when the victim was attempting to cross the railway tracks to climb the platform.

  • Post Prez election, Don’s biz booms

    Washington : President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation — a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. His Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, which he’s visited seven times as president, pulled in millions of dollars more than it had previously.

  • Participants, audience enjoy Car Mud Rally

    They call it ‘Totka Rally’ and its organisers believe that Bhopal won’t get bountiful rains. The Sports Promotion Group (SPG) has been organising Car Mud Rally for the past 15 years. This year’s event was held at Kaliasot Dam and like always, it was a heady mix of adventure, adrenalin and of course daring. Eighteen vehicles  – ranging from the good-old gypsy – participated. It was not a competition and so there

  • My name was enough if I had to send two line CV, says Virender Sehwag

    New Delhi : Rubbishing reports that he sent a two-line resume to apply for the post of India coach, former cricketer Virender Sehwag said that if he had to send such a short application, his name itself would have been “enough.”

  • Darjeeling turns into battleground, police firing kills 2 GJM men

    Kolkata/Darjeeling : Violent protests for statehood in Darjeeling took an ugly turn on Saturday as a security personnel was stabbed and local Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders, who are spearheading the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland in the Hills of West Bengal, claimed police firing killed two of its cadres.

  • 31 Egyptians get death for killing top prosecutor

    CAIRO: A Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced 31 persons to death on charges of involvement in the assassination of Egypt’s former attorney general.

  • No one should discount Pakistan, says Michael Hussey

    London : Former Australia left-hander Michael Hussey feels that although India are hot favourites to retain the ICC Champions Trophy, Pakistan cannot be discounted as they have a feeling of “destiny” with them.

  • Traders find GST structure perplexing, want simple process

    BHOPAL : The union government’s decision to roll out GST has left created flutter in the business community. There is a section of society which is quite opposed to the new tax system as they find its structure complex and a confusing.

  • AAP hurls allegations at Mumbai BJP chief

    AAP leader Priti Sharma Menon told reporters that though she approached the anti-graft agencies seeking probe against Ashish Shelar they had refrained from initiating any inquiry.

  • Kashmir CM wants Centre to open dialogue with separatists

    Srinagar : Taking a diametrically opposite stand from the Centre on the Kashmir issue and under persistent attack from the Opposition for “shelving the promise of dialogue with the separatists”, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday told the Assembly that there was “no other way but talks” for the resolution of the Kashmir issue.

  • Kapalik demands govt to resume use of pure ashes of cremated bodies for Mahakal bhasma aarti

    Indore : “Stopping usage of ashes of cremated bodies on lord Mahakal in Ujjain in bhasma aarti is grossly against the classical way of worshiping in tantra vidya. Tantra vidhya is the fifth veda, which was spread from the mouth of load Shiva, and the lord for the first time uttered to Maa Bhagwati,” said prominent kapalik and tantrik of Bama Khepa lineage, Shri Shri 1008 Kapalik Mahakal Bhairavanand Saraswati here on