Free Press Journal
  • Usain Bolt made to work, Gatlin jeered

    London : Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt overcame a “very bad” start to successfully kick off the defence of his world 100m title on Friday, but American arch- rival Justin Gatlin was jeered by the British public.

  • Indians disappoint as Dutee crashes out

    London : India began their campaign in the World Athletics Championships on a disappointing note with sprinter Dutee Chand and quartermiler Muhammed Anas Yahiya crashing out in the first round heats.

  • Four Spaniards doing social work die in road mishap

    Chittoor : Five people, including four Spanish nationals, were killed in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district on Saturday, police said. The accident occurred near Yatala Vanka in Punganur “mandal” (block) when a mini-bus in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck.

  • Trump, Macron discuss global issues: White House

    Washington : President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have discussed various global issues, including mutual interests regarding North Korea, crisis in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said.

  • Install CCTV cameras on roads using councillors’ fund: Sena

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Improvements Committee Chairman and Shiv Sena corporator Anant Bala Nar demanded more CCTV cameras should be installed in the city to increase the surveillance at local level.

  • US President to get rakhis from women of a remote Indian village

    Gurgaon : He may have not heard of Rakhi, but the women and girls of a remote Muslim-dominated village “symbolically” named by an NGO after US President Donald Trump will send him 1001 sacred threads on the Hindu festival that celebrates the brother-sister bond.

  • US notifies UN of Paris climate accord pullout

    The notification comes two months after President Trump announced his intention to leave the accord, fulfilling a campaign promise and rejecting appeals from world leaders to stay in the deal.

  • Son of Haryana BJP chief among 2 held for stalking

    Chandigarh : Two people, including the son of Haryana’s BJP chief, were arrested and released on bail after for allegedly stalking a girl, police said. The girl had accused Vikas Barala, son of Haryana BJP Chief Subhash Barala, and his friend Ashish Kumar of stalk- ing her last night after which they were arrested, the police said.

  • ITI student held for stealing old machine parts

    Indore : Police on Friday arrested an ITI student for allegedly stealing old machine parts and selling them to a scrap dealer. Police also arrested the scrap dealer and his employee in connection with the case and started an investigation.

  • Over workout will lead to permanent disability: Experts warn youths

    Indore : Cautioning the youngsters who are over concerned about fitness and indulge in extra physical workout, orthopedic experts said that large number of youngsters are going through shoulder displacement and broken ligaments due to exercising without any expert advice.

  • Indore news : Inebriated man attacks son

    Indore : An 18-year-old youth was attacked by his inebriated father over some petty issue near Idrish Nagar, Musakhedi on Friday night.

  • Sex workers know about HIV, but unaware of related diseases

    Mumbai : The sex workers are aware of the HIV but still do not know about other diseases they are suffering from. This was revealed in a medical camp was organised for the commercial sex workers (CSWs) and transgender sex worker.

  • Bedi defends nomination of MLAs to Puducherry Assembly

    Puducherryi : Lt Governor Kiran Bedi said three BJP MLAs who were nominated to the Puducherry Assembly in keeping with the statute and an unnecessary issue had been created over the matter by a few political parties. “Nomination of the three members was done truly in keeping with the statue. An unnecessary issue has, however, been raised and it should be avoided,” Bedi said on the sidelines of an event organised by

  • JK govt destroying public institutions: Omar Abdullah

    Srinagar : Opposition National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah accused the PDP-BJP government of “destroying” public institutions in the state by “sidelining” legal and established recruitment processes.

  • Woman, son arrested for killing husband

    Indore : A woman and her son were arrested for killing the woman’s second husband with a bat in Chandan Nagar area on Saturday. They had an argument over drinking habit by the deceased.

  • Former BJP corporator is now a Sena candidate

    Stung by the betrayal of the higher-ups in his own party, senior BJP leader and four times corporator Sharad Patil joined the Shiv Sena in the presence of legislator Pratap Sarnaik on Saturday evening.

  • Smooth filing of I-T returns on last day

    New Delhi/ Chennai/ Kolkata/ Mumbai : Signalling the spread of digitisation in India, income tax (I-T) offices across the country did not witness any rush of assessees waiting to manually file their income tax returns for the 2016-17 fiscal by the deadline on Saturday.  The government had extended the deadline for filing of IT returns for the fiscal 2016-17 (assessment year 2017-18) to August 5 from the earlier July 31 date due