Free Press Journal
  • UK varsities accused of complacency over sexual misconduct

    London : UK universities have been accused of complacent and inadequate response to sexual harassment and gender violence after a media investigation found inconsistencies in the support and services offered to victims across the country.

  • Renovate Red Fort, clean surroundings, LG tells officials

    New Delhi: After paying a visit to the Red Fort, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday directed officials to renovate the facade of the 17th century fort and clean the parks and drains near it and conceal the overhanging wires.

  • Independiente apologises for fan racism

    Rio de Janeiro : Argentine football club Independiente has issued an apology  for racist behavior by their fans during a match against Brazil’s Flamengo.

  • Triple H beat Jinder Mahal

    New Delhi : Paul Michael Levesque, better known by the ring name Triple H, defeated former champion Jinder Mahal in the marquee clash of the WWE Live event at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Rs 49 cr in demonetised currency notes seized: DRI

    Bharuch : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday seized nearly Rs 49 crore worth of cash in demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes from the premises of a company in the GIDC area here. “Acting on specific intelligence, the officers of DRI, Surat, assisted by officers of CGST at Vadodara raided the premises of M/s Yamuna Building Material at GIDC Panoli in Bharuch and recovered demonetised currency notes

  • UK foreign minister in Iran to push for Briton’s release

    Tehran : Britain’s foreign minister arrived in Iran on Saturday to press for the release of British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe amid accusations at home that one of his gaffes has seriously harmed her case.

  • Rhea-Vishal steer Smashers to win

    MUMBAI : Thanks to spirited display by Vishal Wagh and Rhea Rochque, CENSEO Smashers fought back from 1-2 down to a fine 3-2 win over Maverick Squad  in their  opening tie in the 5th MCF-Badminton Premier League, which got off to an exciting start  at Mandpeshwar Civic Federation’s courts. CENSEO, who trailed 1-2 hit back to claim the mixed doubles tie and then Rhea and Vishal combined pretty effectively in the decider

  • Maha to recognise IIGJ as part of MU

    Mumbai : Maharashtra government will grant recognition to the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ) as part of Mumbai University, Minister for Education Vinod Tawde said on Saturday.

  • Defending champ Rashpal confident of retaining crown

    Mumbai : High on confidence, Rashpal Singh, of Army Sports Institute, feels he is in good shape and confident of defending the men’s full marathon title, which he won from start to finish last year. The Army athlete, who recently recorded his personal best of 2:20.23 at the National Marathon in Delhi, is certain of once again running away with the top honours in the 7th Indiabulls Home Loans Vasai Virar Mayors

  • Youth arrested after a brawl with Yuva Sena co-ordinator

    Mumbai : The Chitalsar police have arrested Pratik Bhandare (25) for rioting on Friday. Cross complaints were registered against Bhandare and Eeshan Balbale, Deputy co-ordinator of Yuva Sena at Thane after a brawl at a lounge near Hiranandani meadows at Thane on November 28.

  • Scolded for studies, Noida boy used bat, pizza cutters to kill mom, sister

    Greater Noida : A 15-year-old boy, who police said has confessed to having killed his mother and sister in Gaur City here, allegedly used a bat, pair of scissors and pizza cutter to kill them in their sleep as he was agitated over being scolded for studies. The boy’s father was in Gujarat on business when the crime took place. The boy was on Friday apprehended in Varanasi for allegedly beating and

  • Delay in underground drainage work costs MBMC Rs 86 cr

    Bhayandar : After scripting history of sorts in missing deadlines, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation’s (MBMC) controversial underground drainage project is once again under the scanner, this time for causing a huge loss of Rs 86 crore to the municipal exchequer.

  • Panama Papers case: ED seizes assets linked to former IPL chairman

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday said it has seized mutual funds valued at Rs 10.35 crore under the FEMA law of a company “controlled” by businessman and former IPL Chairman Chirayu Amin in the Panama Papers case.

  • US to citizens: Defer non-essential travel to Pak

    Washington : The US advised its citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan, saying that foreign and indigenous terrorist groups continue to pose a threat to them throughout the country. The warning comes in the wake of increasing terrorist violence,  in Pakistan. In a travel warning issued after a gap of seven months the State Department warned the US citizens against all non-essential travel to the South Asian country. The fresh

  • Ker govt asks Navy, CG, IAF to continue search for fishermen

    Thiruvananthapuram : The Kerala government on Saturday requested the Navy, Coast Guard (CG) and Indian Air Force (IAF) to continue the search operations for the missing fishermen in the aftermath of Cyclone Okchi, for another 10 days.