Free Press Journal
  • Doctor removes supari from lung of 3-yr-old after a month

    Mumbai : A marriage ceremony almost cost the life of three-year-old Aiza Chaudhary, who had accidentally gulped down a supari during the programme, which got stuck in her lung, but no one knew about it until she developed pneumonia.

  • Hasina releases postage stamp

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday released a Taka 10 commemorative postage stamp on the country’s 47th Victory Day marking its emergence as an independent nation after a bloody nine-month war against the Pakistani occupation forces in 1971. She also released a Tk 5 data card along with a souvenir issued by Bangladesh Post Office, the Daily Star reported.

  • Top seed Dixit takes Haryana ahead

    Mumbai : Top seed Ravi Dixit of Haryana led the favourites into the men’s third round, in the 74th CCI-Western India Open Squash Tournament, at the Cricket Club of India on Saturday.

  • Madhav Seva Nyas’ physiotherapy, homoeopathy centre inaugurated

    Ujjain : A physiotherapy and homoeopathy medical centre was inaugurated on Saturday to add a new dimension to the service projects being run by Madhav Seva Nyas. The centre will charge Rs 50 for a day during which therapy will be administered to patients while homoeopathic patients will be charged Rs 5.

  • Three dead, 77,000 flee as storm pounds Philippines

    Tacloban (Philippines) : At least three people were killed and tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak pounded the eastern Philippines on Saturday, cutting off power and triggering landslides, officials said.

  • 1971 war: Soldier, who saved future Prime Minister

    New Delhi : A battle-hardened veteran, who was in the midst of heavy action in Dacca (now, Dhaka) during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, Colonel (retired) Ashok Kumar Tara, is no stranger to the limelight. During the war, Colonel Tara was told to rescue Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s wife and family, which included his 24-year-old daughter Sheikh Hasina (current prime minister of Bangladesh) and her child. The family was held hostage by a

  • Guj polls: Hardik questions SC’s rejection of Cong plea on VVPAT

    Ahmedabad : Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Saturday questioned Supreme Court’s decision to reject Congress’ plea, seeking cross-verification of Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trails with votes cast with Electronic Voting Machines and asked why they were used in the Gujarat elections. “Why are VVPATs used in the first place? It is used for smooth counting of votes wherever there is a fault. I do not understand Supreme Court’s stand on the issue,” the

  • Coal scam: 3 years jail for Madhu Koda

    New Delhi : A court here on Saturday sentenced former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda to three years in jail for corruption in a coal block allocation case, reports ANI.

  • Repolling in 6 booths in Guj

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday said repolling will be conducted at six polling stations in Vadgam, Viramgam, Daskroi and Savli areas of Gujarat on Sunday, reports ANI.

  • SCR, BPCL march into semi-finals

    Mumbai : Defending champions South Central Railway (SCR), Secundrabad and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Bengaluru in contrasting fashion won their respective quarter-final matches of the Union Bank of India-52nd Bombay Gold Cup All India Hockey Tournament, played at the MHAL-Mahndra Stadium, Churchgate on Saturday.

  • Billionaire founder of Canada drug firm found dead

    Toronto : Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife have been found dead in their mansion and police said they were investigating the deaths as suspicious.

  • 15 years of Cong rule ruined Meghalaya: PM

    Shillong :Sounding election campaigning bugle in Meghalaya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that 15 years of Congress rule has ruined Meghalaya, reports ANI.

  • Imran free of Panama-like suspicion, rules SC judge

    Islamabad : Justice Faisal Arab, a member of a Supreme Court bench that exonerated the PTI Chairman, has said that Imran Khan did not incorporate offshore company Niazi Services Limited to park assets acquired through embezzlement, bribery or tax evasion to keep them hidden from the public eye.

  • It’s time for our beautiful winged guests

    Ujjain : The wetlands and the wooded areas of the city have been a store house of very colorful and beautiful migratory birds. Some migrate from Europe, Northern and Central Asia. Many a times, some wetlands give the feeling of the famous Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur.

  • Triple talaq law: TN opposes jail term, fine

    Chennai : A day after the Union Cabinet approved a Bill that proposes to make instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat, it has emerged that the Tamil Nadu Government was opposed to the provision of jail term for Muslim husbands who violated the to-be-enacted legislation. The law is being explored on the directions of the Supreme Court.

  • Roaring Tigers beat Brave Bulls 4-0

    Mumbai : Roaring Tigers produced a strong and solid performance to register an authoritative 4-0 against Brave Bulls 4-0 in a Boys’ Under-14 round-3 league match of the Football Championship League, organised by The Sports Gurukul (TSG) in association with Club Atletico Boca Juniors at the Sree Narayana Guru College of Commerce in Chembur (West).