Free Press Journal
  • Bengal staring at innings defeat vs Vidarbha

    Kalyani (WB) : Vidarbha tightened their grip on the Ranji Trophy Group D match against Bengal, who still need 206 runs more to avoid an innings defeat at the Bengal Cricket Academy ground.

  • Jadhav’s friends elated over Pak decision to allow wife to meet ex-Navy officer

    Mumbai : After Pakistan offered a meeting between imprisoned Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife Chetna on humanitarian grounds, his friends called it a positive step from the neighbouring country and credited the Indian government and International Court of Justice(ICJ) for it.

  • Seamers set up 192 run win for England

    Adelaide : England’s seamers fine-tuned their skills ahead of the first Ashes Test by handing the tourists a 192-run win over a Cricket Australia XI in a four-day day-night tour game at the Adelaide Oval here on Saturday.

  • North Korea brands Trump as ‘warmonger’

    Hanoi : North Korea on Saturday slammed his “warmonger” Asia tour, saying it will only accelerate Pyongyang’s push for a full-fledged nuclear deterrent.

  • Man attempts suicide inside police station

    Mumbai : A 22-year-old man allegedly attempted suicide inside a police station by setting himself ablaze in Virar in Palghar district, police said on Saturday. The man, identified as Vikas Jha, who immolated himself on Friday had been accused of molesting a woman.

  • Feeling challenged, CJI now tries to protect his authority

    New Delhi : Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra is quite annoyed at his authority being challenged by the judges as he reversed orders of two benches this week, the latest on Friday when he quashed constitution of a 5-judge bench by a 2-judge bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar to hear the case of alleged medical admission scam.

  • Italy lose to Sweden in World Cup play-off first leg

    Stockholm : Sweden claimed a precious 1-0 first-leg victory over Italy in their World Cup play-off here, leaving the four-time champions in danger of missing the tournament for the first time in 60 years.

  • Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations

    Geneva : Sri Lanka’s government faced increasing pressure on Saturday to answer for alleged human rights violations following a recent war crimes lawsuit and allegations from over 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year.

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    MHADA lottery: From 65,126 applicants, 819 lucky ones get HOMES

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) conducted its lottery on Friday morning with winners of 819 affordable houses. The winners were announced at the Rangsharda Hall in Bandra while those who were unsuccessful said they will try again.

  • America’s Pledge commits climate action

    Bonn : In a first, California Governor Edmund G. Brown and United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg released the America’s Pledge report on Saturday at the UN climate change conference in this German city.

  • More women vote than men in Himachal polls

    Shimla : More women exercised their franchise than men in Himachal Pradesh which recorded its highest turnout in Assembly polls at 74.61 per cent, according to official figure, reports PTI.

  • City celebrates ‘Bhairav janmotsav’

    Ujjain : Ujjain celebrated the birth celebrations of Kaal Bhairav, also known as the ‘senapati’ of Lord Mahakal. Bhairav temples across the city wore a festive look and were illuminated all over. Processions of various temples were also held in the city.

  • 53 detained for attacks on Hindus in B’desh

    dhaka: The Bangladesh police have detained 53 people in connection with arson attacks on the homes of Hindus over a rumoured Facebook post by a local “insulting religion”.

  • Ryan murder: Teenager sent to observation home till Nov 22

    The father of teenager alleged that the CBI was torturing his son which was strongly refuted by the agency. The sources said the juvenile court has appointed an independent welfare officer to monitor the investigation,

  • Sakho, Mane star as Senegal book World Cup slot

    Johannesburg : English Premier League pair Diafra Sakho and Sadio Mane played key roles as Senegal defeated South Africa 2-0 in Polokwane to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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    Minorities exploited by political champions of secularism: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Jaipur : Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday alleged that the “disease of appeasement” has severely affected empowerment of minorities and they were “exploited” by “so-called political champions of secularism” for the last several decades, reports PTI.