Free Press Journal
  • Four smugglers held at Mumbai airport

    Mumbai: The Air Intelligence Unit of Mumbai Customs has arrested four gold smugglers including a Singaporean couple with 2,400 grams of gold jewellery worth over Rs. 66 lakh.

  • Ravindra Jadeja to replace Axar Patel

    Chennai : Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was on Saturday drafted into the Indian team replacing injured Axar Patel for the first three One-day Internationals (ODI) against Australia. According to a BCCI statement, left-arm spinner Axar sprained his left ankle during a practice session on the eve of the first ODI at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

  • Bhopal News – ‘Rajiv Ke Sipahi’ bares factionalism in state Congress

    BHOPAL : The state Congress, which is aspiring to replace the BJP as ruling party in the next assembly elections, needs to first put its own house in order. The events unfolded during and after a programme organised on the Narmada Bhawan premises here on Saturday clearly revealed it.

  • Mandsaur firing goads government into taking 100 decisions

    BHOPAL : The government might be claiming that it has been moving heaven and earth for the welfare of the farmers for the past 12 years; but the fact that it is the Mandsaur firing on farmers that goaded it into taking pro-peasant decisions at an ultrafast pace. As many as 100 decisions have been taken since then and the government has even got a booklet printed to reach out these decisions

  • 25-year-old man found murdered in Kalyan

    MUMBAI: A 25- year-old youth was found murdered at Vinayak Colony in Kolsewadi, Kalyan on Friday night, officials said on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Salim Shaikh.

  • Will join Rajinikanth if he enters politics: Haasan

    Chennai : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, amidst news that he is planning to launch his own party, has said he would be willing to join hands with superstar Rajinikanth if he takes the political plunge, reports IANS.

  • Modi govt is ‘fuel-loot sarkar’, says Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday termed the Narendra Modi-led central government a ‘fuel-loot sarkar’ and demanded withdrawal of the excise duties on petrol and diesel, reports IANS. “Burning holes in the pocket of common people have become benchmark of governance for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government,” said Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala, hitting out at Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons’ remark on petrol and diesel prices.

  • CBSE issues notice to Ryan, says death could have been averted

    New Delhi : The CBSE on Saturday issued a show- cause notice to Ryan International School, Gurgaon, asking why its affiliation should not be withdrawn and said it had failed to observe “basic security measures”.

  • Retired railway hands to be engaged for track care

    New Delhi : The Indian Railways was not filling up the vacancies created from the retirements for years as a policy to reduce the workforce and this has adversely affected maintenance and repairs of the rail tracks resulting in many derailments.

  • Second tunnel boring machine for Metro arrives

    Mumbai: The second tunnel boring machine (TBM) for construction of the Metro III (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) line has arrived. The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will lower the TBM in mid-October at the launching shaft at Azad Maidan, which is part of the package 2.

  • Clicks of 48 photographers from across globe on display

    Picture Perfect Group organised group photography exhibition ‘The Re-Click’ at Swaraj Vithika on Thursday for the first time. Total 71 photographs of 48 photographers across world are on display.