Free Press Journal
  • Skewed sex ratio alarming, says HC, puts doc in the dock

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court recently expressed its concern over the increasing gap between the ratio of male and female children in Maharashtra. The HC observed that the ratio of female child has come down over the last few years. The observations were made while denying pre-arrest relief to a doctor, who was involved in a sex determination racket.

  • Major Mumbai University results to be out by Wed

    Mumbai : A large number of Mumbai University (MU) results of major examinations will be declared in the next three working days. The new acting in-charge director, board of examination and evaluation Arjun Ghatule revealed that by the end of next week concrete results will be declared as 96 per cent of the assessment process is completed and all the technical glitches are rectified.

  • Skewed sex ratio alarming, says HC, puts doc in the dock

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court recently expressed its concern over the increasing gap between the ratio of male and female children in Maharashtra. The HC observed that the ratio of female child has come down over the last few years. The observations were made while denying pre-arrest relief to a doctor, who was involved in a sex determination racket.

  • Activist slaps TV series with notice

    Mumbai : In what can spell trouble for Television (TV) serial Pehredaar Piya Ki, a city-based advocate has served a legal notice to the makers of the show and Sony TV, asking them to pull down the show immediately.

  • Balwant, Robin on target as India beat Mauritius

    This was the 9th win on trot for the 97th ranked national team that had a host of U-23 players introduced by coach Stephen Constantine, keeping an eye on the future

  • Nearly 2K developers to be fined by RERA

    Mumbai : As developers across Maharashtra rushed to get their realty projects registered on the Real Estate Regulatory Authority website, there were some that failed to meet the July 31 deadline. Nearly 2,000 developers would be fined for submitting their projects after the deadline. The developers who submitted their projects between July 31 to Aug 2 were already fined with Rs 50,000.

  • ‘TADA was repealed to appease voters’

    Mumbai : Hitting out the erstwhile Congress government, Union minister Arun Jaitley said that it repealed the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Disruption (Prevention) Act when it was needed the most only to appease its voters.

  • Mumbai police bust tele-calling racket

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police have busted a call centre racket with the arrest of eight persons, including two former employees of an insurance firm, from Noida in Uttar Pradesh. Kaptansingh Chouhan alias Bobby (26), Anilsingh Rajawat (24), Rajnathsingh Chouhan (19), Ashishkumar Gupta (30), Harish Goswami (28), Raja alias Anil Tiwari (20), Upendra Bhadoria (23) and Rinku Solanki (24) were arrested by the Crime Branch of Mumbai police three days ago.

  • Lives of two drowning persons saved

    Ujjain : Divers deployed at Duttakhada ghat (bank) saved lives of two devotees on Saturday. Tourists Yashvardhan and Chandulal slipped into the deep water of river Kshipra while having a holy bath. Divers and home guards Mukesh Meena, Bhupendra, Roopsingh and Raja Kahar saved both of them.

  • Security in spotlight as Liga, Vuelta begin

    Madrid : While Spain mourns following the terror attacks in Catalonia, security will be in the spotlight as two global sporting events get under way this weekend in La Liga and the Vuelta cycling race.

  • Youth injured in stabbing incident

    Ujjain: A youth was stabbed on Friday night at Nikas square. Vijendra, resident of Budhwariya was stabbed by Roshan Gurjar, Bhayyu and Mandap over the issue of repairing a mobile phone. Kotwali police registered an FIR against all miscreants under Section 307,323,294,506 & 34 of the Indian Penal Code. The accused ran away from the spot of incident after the crime, while the police launched a search for them. The victim is

  • Telugu Titans pip U Mumba

    Lucknow : Telugu Titans overcame some nervy moments to beat former champions U Mumba 37-32 in an inter-zone challenge of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.

  • Corporator’s husband in petty brawl

    Ujjain : A petty dispute involving two persons turned violent when their supporters started manhandling each other in Maratha Gali in the Dhaba Road area.

  • Judge refuses to dismiss Roman Polanski rape case

    Los Angeles : A judge in Los Angeles has refused to dismiss a rape case against French-Polish film director Roman Polanski, which has been ongoing since the 1970s.