Free Press Journal
  • US Prez warns of military action against Venezuela

    Washington: US President Donald Trump on Saturday warned of a military action against Venezuela in response to its president Nicolas Maduro’s power grab, describing the situation in the country as a “very dangerous mess”.

  • Won’t allow ministers to unfurl national flag: Maha farmer leaders

    Mumbai : Members of the steering committee comprising representatives of various farmer groups today said guardian ministers won’t be allowed to unfurl the national flag at district headquarters on August 15 if the government fails to announce an unconditional loan-waiver.

  • Medha Patkar breaks fast in Indore jail

    Indore : Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar broke her 17-day long fast in the Dhar jail. She took a glass of lemonade on Saturday in the presence of Supreme Court advocate Sanjay Parik, former West Bengal MP Hanan Mola, National Federation of Indian Women’s Annie Raja, Agriculture Mukti Sangram Samiti’ member Akhil Gogoi, former legislator Sunil Sunilam among others.

  • Bhopal milk federation going places

    BHOPAL : We want to build our reputation as a producer of quality products. We want to create a market for our products in other states of the country. And of course, we also want to increase the income of the dairy farmers.

  • U-19 Asia Cup shifted to Malaysia

    Bengaluru : The Under-19 cricket Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru, has been moved to Malaysia following the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s objection to the tournament being held in India. The tournament will now be held in November in Malaysia.

  • Absconding convict arrested from Goregaon

    MUMBAI: A convict in the arms case, who was absconding for past few months, has been arrested by the Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) from suburban Goregaon, an official said on Saturday.

  • Roger Federer punches ticket to Montreal semis in style

    Montreal : Swiss star Roger Federer outclassed Roberto Bautista Agut as he inched closer to his sixth title of the season with a 6-4, 6-4 win in the quarter- finals of the Montreal Masters.

  • 3 months on, toll-free oral healthcare info not available in Hindi

    Mumbai : The Union Health Ministry had introduced a toll-free number in two languages on March 20 with an aim of creating awareness regarding oral hygiene in India. But it has been more than three months, the people are still not getting any information in Hindi. If anybody calls and demands info in Hindi, the automated voice recorder states – ‘the option for communication in Hindi is still in process.’ The toll-free number

  • US says India behaving in mature manner on Doklam

    New Delhi : India is “behaving like a mature power” in the Doklam standoff in the Sikkim section and making China look like an adolescent throwing up a tamper tantrum, a top American defence expert has said.

  • Happy with spinners performance: Chaminda Vaas

    Pallekele : Sri Lanka’s bowling coach Chaminda Vaas expressed satisfaction with the performance of spinners Malinda Pushpakumara and Lakshan Sadakan, who shared five wickets between them to restrict India to 329 for 6 at stumps on day one of the third Test.

  • Proving motive in a criminal trial is not necessary: HC

    Mumbai : In an interesting observation, the Bombay High Court held that it is not necessary in a criminal trial to prove the ‘motive’ and rather only proving of the ‘criminal act’ is required. The HC has also said that the criminal act of the offender itself is an expression of motive.