Free Press Journal
  • India’s Road Ahead: Delhi-Mumbai highway to have lane for electric trucks, says Nitin Gadkari

    Mumbai : In order to tackle emission levels in cities like Mumbai and New Delhi, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari  and his ministry is working towards setting up a special roadway along the dedicated freight corridor (DFC) for lanes which would allow only electric trucks along the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial corridor (DMIC).

  • Winter session: NCP-Congress ready weapons against govt

    Nagpur : The opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is full of ammunition with issues such as failure to implement loan waiver scheme, mess by Information and Technology department while making list of beneficiaries of loan waiver, death of farmers by pesticides and firing at agitating farmers in Ahmednagar district. These major issues would make the winter session stormy at Nagpur  which will begin from December 11.

  • Aliya Mustafina, Deepa’s source of inspiration

    Kolkata : Elite sportsperson more often than not look for inspiration on their comeback trail from injuries and for Dipa Karmakar, it is Russian gymnast Aliya Mustafina, who won four medals at the 2012 London Olympics after being almost down and out with a career-threatening ACL tear.

  • War with Islamic State over, declares Iraq

     Baghdad : Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi announced on Saturday that the country’s war against the Islamic State (IS) militant group is over.

  • ‘OBC card used for political gains’

    Nagpur : Nana Patole, who resigned on Friday from the Lok Sabha and the BJP, on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using his OBC credentials for political gains, reports PTI.

  • N Korea blames US for tensions in rare UN talks

    Seoul : North Korea blamed US “nuclear blackmail” for soaring tensions over its weapons programme in rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organisation, state media said on Saturday.

  • Australia crush depleted Germany to reach final

    Bhubaneswar : Defending champions Australia  moved past a depleted German side 3-0 on Saturday to set-up a title clash against Olympic 2016 champions Argentina in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final here.

  • Another air scare for Fadnavis, chopper makes force-landing

    Mumbai : A helicopter ferrying Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to Aurangabad on Saturday was forced to land soon after taking off from Nashik apparently due to overloading. The private chopper took off again successfully for its scheduled journey after offloading one of the passengers and some luggage, the police said. Although police did not specify the reasons of the chopper making force-landing, an aviation expert said that de-boarding of a passenger

  • Germany FA honours former captain Lahm

    Berlin : The German Football Association (DFB) has named Philipp Lahm as the honorary captain of the national team.

  • Left alliance wins 40 seats in Nepal polls

    Kathmandu : Nepal’s Left alliance is leading in parliamentary polls, winning 40 of the 49 seats for which results were declared on Saturday while the ruling Nepali Congress got 6 seats in the historic elections that many hope will bring the much-needed political stability to the country.

  • CJI Dipak Misra bats for timely and cost-effective institutional arbitration

    Underlining the importance of arbitration in settling the commercial deputes, Chief Justice said: “In the US, UK and other progressive countries, they have realised and we have also realised that the best way to serve commercial disputes are not the court litigation… there has to be an alternate dispute resolution system.”

  • Man arrested for stabbing tea-seller

    Mumbai:  The Parksite police have arrested an accused for attacking a tea stall vendor at Vikhroli on Saturday.