Free Press Journal
  • 50 high-pressure tanker filling points for fire brigade

    Mumbai : The Hydraulic Department (HD) of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has created 50 filling points all over Mumbai which can fill the tanks of fire brigade within few minutes. Ramesh Bamble, the Deputy Municipal Commissioner of HD, remarked that earlier there were only 18 points but seeing the rising growth of infrastructure and high rise buildings, commercial complexes the water fillings points have been increased.

  • Cruise control

    Pujara, Vijay hit centuries; India in commanding position

  • Temporary teachers should be allowed to assess papers: Tawde

    Mumbai : Lack of number of teachers to assess answer papers is the major reason for delay in declaration of results as per the state education ministry. The Mumbai University (MU) is considering the proposal of the ministry to involve temporary teachers in evaluation of answer scripts in order to fasten the process of assessment and reduce workload of permanent teachers.

  • I declined Time’s ‘Person of the Year’: Trump

    Washington D.C : United States President Donald Trump claimed that he denied being named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ after the magazine told him he “probably” would be selected “like last year.”

  • National Law Day: Minister, CJI cross swords on judicial activism

    New Delhi : A Union Minister and Chief Justice of India on Saturday crossed swords over judicial activism at a conference on the occasion of National Law Day with CJI Dipak Misra saying it was their sacrosanct duty to protect the fundamental rights of the citizens.

  • MOBILE TO BECOME JUNK IF STOLEN

    New Delhi : If your mobile is stolen in future, it will become junk and can be used only as a toy for children.

  • After Smith’s masterful ton England cracks in the battle

    Brisbane : Steve Smith produced a defiant unconquered century and Josh Hazlewood claimed two wickets to leave England reeling as Australia cracked open the first Ashes Test at the Gabba on Saturday.

  • Egypt strikes ‘terrorist’ locations

    Hours after the massacre, “terrorist spots”, where weapons and ammunition were reportedly stocked, had been bombed by Air Force jets in response.

  • Steep fare hike will kill Delhi Metro: Kejriwal

    New Delhi : The steep fare hike will “kill” Delhi Metro, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday, a day after an RTI revealed that the metro lost over three lakh commuters a day due to the fare increase.

  • Steve slams ‘defensive’ England

    Brisbane : Steve Smith slammed England’s fielding tactics as “pretty defensive” as Australia gained an edge after three hard-fought days in the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.

  • 5 chain snatchers arrested in Thane

    THANE: The anti robbery cell of Thane police has arrested five chain snachers on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, the Kalva police arrested Rizwan Ismail Sheikh. Rizwan was trying to flee when police sub inspector Sanjay Patil and staff chased him and arrested. As per the information povided by Rizwan, the police also arrested four others.

  • It is difficult but I am used to it, says Vijay

    Nagpur : His surprise omission from the playing XI on Eden Gardens green top in the first Test against Sri Lanka may have raised eyebrows but opener Murali Vijay has accepted the “difficult situation” of fighting for his spot with multiple contenders and said he is “used to it by now”.

  • Bhavantar Yojana a boon for many farmers

    Ujjain : The ambitious ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana’ launched by the state government has proved a security cover for many farmers. In the absence of the scheme, farmers would have to sold soyabean at the rate of Rs 2700-2800 per quintal. Under the scheme, the farmers got an average rate of Rs 3016 per quintal.

  • Seven get death for joining IS

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced seven people to death for joining the Islamic State (IS) in Libya and contributing in beheading 21 Copts, the media reported, reports IANS.

  • Nitish not to campaign for JD-U in Guj

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is also the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President, will not campaign for his party’s candidates in the Gujarat assembly polls.

  • Bhiwandi bldg collapse toll rises to 4, owner booked

    Thane : The death toll in a building collapse in Bhiwandi has risen to four after the recovery of a woman’s body and the police has booked its owner in connection with the case.

  • Rohingya to stay in temporary shelters after Myanmar return

    Dhaka : Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar following a Bangladesh-Myanmar repatriation agreement will initially have to live in temporary shelters or camps, Dhaka said on Saturday, reports AFP.

  • Sindhu storms in to Hong Kong final

    Kowloon : Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu produced a comfortable straight-game win over 2013 World Champion Ratchanok Intanon at the USD 400,000 Hong Kong Super Series to seal a second successive final spot.