Free Press Journal
  • Abu Salem’s confession leaves Feroz Khan at death’s door

    Mumbai : Though the extradited gangster Abu Salem has been awarded lifer for his role in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, but his confessions of the crime was the harbinger of bad news for convict Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan. It was Salem’s confession which were considered by the special TADA court in handing a death sentence to Khan. Apart from Salem’s confessions, the special court has also taken note of Khan’s

  • Secret tunnels and explosives factory found on Dera premises

    Sirsa/Chandigarh : Two secret tunnels and an illegal explosives factory were found inside the premises of the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana’s Sirsa town on Saturday on Day 2 of the search by security forces and authorities.

  • Manchester City thrash Liverpool 5-0

    Manchester : Manchester City thrashed 10-man Liverpool 5-0 in a fourth-round clash of the English Premier League (EPL) football championship at the Etihad Stadium here on Saturday.

  • 11 GJM leaders held for murder attempt in Darj

    Darjeeling : The police on Friday night arrested 11 leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on charges of attempt to murder and vandalism.

  • Singer Ahmad Mirza dies after being assaulted by relative

    Bhayandari : Actor and singer Nawab Sadiq Ali Mirza, better known as Ahmad Mirza (68), who was battling for his life since Wednesday, passed away on Friday at a hospital in Mira Road.

  • India pays great importance to Sri Lanka relations, says PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India attaches great importance to its relations with Sri Lanka and that he looks forward to continue to work closely with the leadership of the island nation to further strengthen and expand bilateral cooperation.

  • One dead in violent clashes in Jaipur, curfew in parts of city

    Jaipur : One person was killed and several others, including policemen, were injured after clashes broke out in Ramganj locality, prompting district administration to clamp curfew in four police station areas and suspend internet services in the city, police said on Saturday.

  • Mbappe scores on debut as PSG rout Metz in Ligue 1

    Paris : French teenage football sensation Kylian Mbappe found the target in his debut for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) as the Ligue 1 leaders eased past Metz 5-1 to register five wins from five matches.

  • Pothole trouble: Autorickshaw driver, passengers escape death by inches

    Thane : An autorickshaw driver and three passengers escaped death by inches in the city on Friday due to a pothole. This comes just a few days after a police constable had died due to a pothole in Mumbai. While the autorickshaw driver suffered minor injuries, the passengers were lucky enough to be escape unhurt.

  • ATK sign Spanish defender Jordi

    Kolkata : Spanish defender Jordi Figueras Montel became ATK’s sixth foreign recruit for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League, the two-time ISL champions, announced on Saturday.

  • Security tightened along Myanmar-Manipur border

    Imphal : Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Saturday said that security along the 364-km long Manipur-Myanmar border has been beefed up to check the possible influx of the displaced Rohingya Muslims.

  • Accident-prone spots identified in Thane

    Thane : The Thane Police commissionerate has identified 27 black spots (accident-prone spots) in Thane city and neighbouring cities of Bhiwandi, Kalyan and Dombivili, which have claimed 135 lives in the last three years. The authorities have identified 15 black spots in Thane district which have claimed over 80 lives.

  • Keer, Kamani impress in Future Star FC’s victory

    Mumbai : Nanadeep Keer and Tushar Kamani, both scored a brace of goals each in leading Future Stars FC to an emphatic 4-0 win against Eleven Stars FC in a Third Division match of the MDFA League 2017-2018 and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Saturday. Results – Div-III: Khar West FA 2 (Kiran Makwana, Jay Tambe) beat Chemburites SC 0. Future Stars FC 4 (Nanadeep Keer 2, Tushar Kamani

  • GST returns filing date relaxed till Oct 10

    Hyderabad : Giving a long rope to industry, the GST Council on Saturday extended the last date for filing final returns by a month to October 10.

  • Bishar Parikh shines with superb hat-trick

    Mumbai : Striker Bishar Parikh was in great striking form and notched up a superb hat-trick to power St. Lawrence, Kandivali to an easy 3-0 win against Shrimaa School, Thane in a quarter-final match of The BengaI Club organized Inter-Schools (Boys – under 16) Football Tournament and played at their ground, Shivaji Park on Saturday. After a barren first half, Bishar showed his scoring prowess and in a span of seven minutes

  • One more held in Gorakhpur tragedy

    Lucknow: A fourth accused in the deaths of over 60 children at the state-run BRD Medical College hospital here due to alleged lack of oxygen, has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh  police, authorities said on Saturday. The accused, clerk Sudhir Pandey, was arrested from Khajanchi Chowk.