Free Press Journal
  • Thane building collapse: Death toll rises to four

    Thane: The overnight toll in a building collapse here on Friday shot upto four, with the body of a woman recovered from the debris on early Saturday, an official said.

  • India condemns Egypt terror attack

    New Delhi: India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that claimed at least 270 lives. “Government of India strongly condemns the heinous act of terrorism that has claimed innocent lives in Bir-al-Abed, North Sinai in Egypt today,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

  • National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority issues notice to Fortis

    New Delhi: The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has send notice to Gurugram’s Fortis Hospital over alleged charging of exorbitant bill by it in a recent death case of a seven-year-old dengue patient.

  • Egypt mosque attack: Sonia Gandhi calls for response from global community

    New Delhi: Condemning the recent terror attack in Egypt, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said such an attack is a reminder that terrorism remains a formidable challenge and calls for a concerted and sustained response from the global community.

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    Daily Horoscope for Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

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    Bhopal: Nexus between pvt colleges, govt officials stands exposed

    Bhopal: With the filing of the charge sheet in multi layered and multi-crore Vyapam scam PMT-2012 case, the CBI has exposed the nexus between the private colleges and the government officials.  Private medical colleges in connivance with the officials of the Department of Medical Education (DME) were giving admissions to non-deserving students in the colleges. Huge amount exchanged hands in this process.

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    Supreme Court refuses bail to jilted lover who stabbed Mumbai girl

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused bail to a man from Ahmedabad who was awarded life sentence for assaulting a girl – he was apparently in love with – in her Mumbai office in October 2000, leaving her paralysed below waist. The Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi dismissed the appeal of Pranjay Purushotam Goradia (37) who was sentenced by the Bombay High Court in 2013 after hearing

  • Bhopal: Diggi had charged Chouhan with tampering

    Bhopal: The Vyapam scam is back in the news again. With CBI filing charge sheet against 500-plus accused on Thursday, the scam has again hit the headlines. The scam, which had first surfaced in 2013, has been grabbing the headlines at regular intervals.  In July 2013, when the crime branch of the Indore police had first registered the case and the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had entrusted the probe to STF,

  • Maharashtra Dalit youth’s murder: Trial court acquits all nine accused

    Ahmednagar: A trial court at Ahmednagar in Maharashtra has acquitted all nine accused in the Dalit youth Nitin Aage murder case, reports PTI. The murder, which took place in April 2014, had rocked the state due to its honour killing and caste conflict angle as well as the brutality involved.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2 at Nagpur

    It was the same old story on the first day of the second Test between India and Sri Lanka, as visitors were bundled out for 205 in the first innings at Jamtha, Nagpur. The Lankan Lions won the toss and elected to bat first against India, but lost wickets at regular intervals and never got any momentum going. Captain Dinesh Chandimal top-scored with 57, but got little support from the other end. For India,

  • Myanmar, Rohingya, Presidential spokesman Joynal Abedin, Myanmars Home Minister Kyaw Swe, Abdul Hamid in Dhaka, Bangladeshi counterpart, Myanmars military launched a security crackdown, myanmar to take back rohingya

    Better times lie ahead for the Rohingyas

    It is heartening that Bangladesh and Myanmar have signed a memorandum of understanding on the return of the Rohingya people who had been herded out of the Rakhine region of Myanmar as refugees in extreme poverty and deprivation in the wake of a military crackdown. At least 6,00,000 Rohingyas had fled Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh since the army started an operation in August last following an attack by Rohingya militants.

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    Bhopal: CBI charge sheet in Vyapam scam brings STF under cloud

    Bhopal: The charge sheet presented by CBI in the PMT 2012 scam has exposed the shoddiness of probe conducted by the STF. The STF had not even cared to investigate the role of the private medical colleges in scripting the scam. The CBI has made them accused in the case. Among the persons made accused by the CBI, 245 are new. The STF had questioned some of them but had not made

  • Hafiz Saeed’s release exposes a total sham

    True to expectations, the chief of Pakistan-based terror outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa, who is believed to have been the mastermind of the Mumbaiterror attacks of 2008, which took a toll of 166 lives, has been freed in Pakistan by a court. That the arrest of Saeed was a complete sham was clear from the manner in which, despite repeated reminders, the Pakistanis failed to chargesheet him in all these months since he was put

  • Politicians and government servants: An unholy alliance to jointly bleed the people

    A property dealer from Chandigarh recently told me that black money is back in circulation as previously and property prices have regained their earlier pre-demonetization levels. Large amounts of money were sent abroad by government servants and politicians in the months following demonetization. At that time, they did not want to buy gold because the bank lockers could be seized by the government at any time. It was difficult to invest black

  • Mumbai: Tiff over society accounts leads to murder of 38-year-old Mira Road resident, 3 arrested

    Bhayandar: His insistence on having a look at the financial record of his housing society proved fatal for a 38-year-old Mira Road resident, as he was beaten to death by the building secretary and his two sons. While the deceased has been identified as Jabbar Gaffar Bhaati (38), three people including the building secretary identified as Abdul Mukheem Khan (50) and his two sons Imran and Mohsin have been arrested by the

  • Bhopal: Constable, suspended, arrested for molesting woman

    Bhopal: A police constable was suspended and sent on judicial remand for for stalking and molesting a woman dance teacher on late Thursday night. On Friday, when the woman reached Jahangirabad police station, the cops showed reluctance to register an FIR as the accused was from their fraternity. It was only when the issue reached DIG Santosh Kumar Singh, a case of molestation was registered against the cop and his friend.

  • Riding a socio-political bandwagon

    It’s not only because of Narendra Modi, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping that future historians may call this the Age of the Social Media. The Washington-based Freedom House think tank reckons that on-line disruption tactics played an important part in the election campaigns of at least 18 countries in the past 12 months. Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, is on the warpath accusing Vladimir Putin of waging the Cold War in cyberspace.