Free Press Journal
  • 176 quintals of poppy husk worth Rs 3.51 crore seized

    BHOPAL : Poppy husk weighing 176 quintals worth Rs 3.51 crore was seized after a factory was raided in Parewa Kheda village by Eithkhedi police, said SP (North) Hemant Chouhan while addressing mediapersons on Saturday.

  • Girl sexually assaulted for objecting to noise

    Mumbai : A 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and suffered a fractured nose after a man repeatedly hit her just because she objected to the loud noises made by him and his friends in Kurla-Nehru Nagar area. Locals remained mute spectators to the incident, police said on Saturday.

  • Mali defeat Ghana

    Guwahati : Mali won the battle of west African giants, beating Ghana 2-1 in a brusing quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Saturday.

  • Workers’ strike illegal, rules HC

    The facts of the case clearly discloses that because of the strike, life of people in the rural areas has heavily disturbed and virtually come to stand still… The employees cannot claim that they can take the society ransom by going on the strike and even if there is injustice to some extent , Justice Sandeep Shinde.

  • Match against Mali should have been postponed, says Ghana coach

    Guwahati : Ghana coach Paa Kwesi Fabin on Saturday said that their FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal match against Mali, which was played under very bad ground conditions due to incessant rain, here should have been postponed and played on another day.

  • Tamil movie Mersal dialogues snowball into a major controversy

    NEW DELHI : The Congress flayed the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for demanding deletion of remarks on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation in the Tamil movie ”Mersal” (irrigation) released on Wednesday. In a tweet, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said, “Mr Modi, Cinema is a deep expression of Tamil culture and language. Don’t try to demonetise Tamil pride by interfering in Mersal.”

  • Kabul mosque attack death toll rises to 89

    The two attacks took place on Friday on a Shi’ite mosque in Kabul and on a Sunni mosque in the central Afghan province of Ghor.

  • Tipu Sultan

    Won’t take part in Tipu Jayanti, Union minister tells K’taka govt

    After Union minister Anantkumar Hegde’s tweet saying the Karnataka government should not invite him to to Tipu Jayanti, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker from Karnataka, Pralhad Joshi, has also alleged that Tipu Sultan was “anti-Hindu, anti-Kannada and exploited India”.

  • Scribe killing case: 5 suspect photos released

    Mohali :Almost a month after the killing of a senior journalist and his mother here, Punjab police on Saturday released photographs of five suspects who carried out a recce of the victims’ house.

  • Germany team visits Victoria Memorial

    Kolkata : The German U-17 national football team, here to play their FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-final against Brazil, visited the iconic Victoria Memorial in the city on Saturday, reports IANS.

  • MNS activists vandalise stalls of illegal hawkers

    Thane : A group of activists claiming to be affiliated to the MNS  swung vandalised the carts of several illegal  hawkers at Thane station on Saturday.

  • MU mess: 30K students to miss exams, higher studies

    Mumbai : Around 31,839 students are in a fix as they are yet to get results of their revaluation. They are now likely miss the opportunity to appear for semester examinations of the Mumbai University (MU) and run the risk of not being able to go for higher studies. The delay was caused when majority of teachers, who missed their summer vacations due to late declaration of degree results, went on Diwali

  • Over 50 policemen killed in clashes with terrorists in Egypt

    Cairo : At least 50 Egyptian policemen, including officers and conscripts, were killed and several others injured in a gun battle with terrorists during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo, security sources said on Saturday.

  • Pharmacy graduate woman commits suicide

    BHOPAL : A 23-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her house located at Vijay Lakshya Homes, which falls under the limits of Awadhpuri police station. The incident occurred on Friday night. She has left behind a hand written suicide note.

  • Trump pledges biggest tax cuts ever as Senate paves the way

    Washington : President Donald Trump promised tax cuts on Saturday “which will be the biggest in the history of our country!” following Senate passage of $4 trillion budget that lays the groundwork for Republicans’ promised tax legislation.

  • Iran is one of the best teams, says Spain coach

    Kochi : Spain coach Santiago Denia is wary of the threat a resolute Iran could pose in their FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal here on Sunday and called their next opponent the team of the tournament.