Free Press Journal
  • UPA is an alliance of ‘corruption’: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday latched onto RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s conviction in a fodder scam case to hit out at the Congress, an ally of Prasad, saying the UPA is an “alliance of corruption”.

  • No Relief on Tobacco pix warning cut to size

    New Delhi :  The Supreme Court has refused to stay the Karnataka High Court’s order on December 15 quashing the 2014 Government regulation to carry graphic pictorial warning on 85% packaging space of the tobacco products.

  • FIFA trial: US jury convicts two ex-soccer bosses

    New York : A US jury convicted two South American ex-soccer bosses of corruption, the once-powerful pair swiftly remanded into custody following a New York trial that has exposed systemic corruption at the heart of FIFA.

  • MMRDA to launch hybrid buses from January

    Mumbai : The office goers travelling to Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) from areas of western suburbs, Navi Mumbai and Thane will have a much-promised cool ride from the new year onwards. This will be possible as the air-conditioned hybrid buses are set to hit the streets in the first week of January 2018 after they are inaugurated by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

  • Respect opportunity you are getting: Kohli’s tips for U-19s

    Dubai : He knows the value that a platform like ICC U-19 World Cup provides and no wonder India captain Virat Kohli urged the current crop of colt cricketers to “respect the opportunity” that they are getting.

  • Beggars found qualified enough to get jobs in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad : In what can be seen as the apathy of the youths in India where employment generation is still in peril, the prison department in Hyderabad found two beggars as well qualified and thereafter provided them job.

  • Delhi: More girls, kept in ‘prison-like’ confinement, rescued from ashram

    New Delhi : After rescuing 41 minor girls from an ashram of molestation-accused ‘godman’ Baba Virendra Dev Dixit, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Saturday rescued five more minor girls, kept in “prison-like” confinement by the absconding ‘Baba’ from another ashram here.

  • Nirupam asks, Was MERC aware of Adani-RInfra deal?

    Mumbai: Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam on Saturday demanded to know whether the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) was aware of the agreement under which Reliance Infrastructure would be selling its power business in Mumbai to Adani Transmission.

  • NBA all set for triple YMCA treat

    MUMBAI : Nagpada Basketball Association (NBA) having already won the youth boys final, and made the junior boys as well as men’s final, are in line for a triple crown in the Mastan YMCA Basketball tournament, hosted by Bombay YMCA’s Physical Education Department at their floodlit courts at Agripada on Saturday.

  • Congress leader Bawaria holds meeting to discuss assembly polls

    BHOPAL : All India Congress Committee general secretary in-charge of MP Deepak Bawaria held a meeting with former MLAs, MPs and senior party leaders to seek their opinion for giving tickets to candidates for 2018 assembly elections.

  • Students forced to study in dilapidated bldg for one year

    Mumbai : Students of Hanuman Nagar Municipal School at Kandivali (east) have been studying in inadequate conditions since one year. Despite several complaints to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the school building has not been repaired or reconstructed.

  • Three Indian players get wild-card entry for Maharashtra Open

    Pune : Three Indian players – Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Arjun Kadhe – will get a direct entry to the main draw for the Maharashtra Open, an ATP 250 World Tour tournament slated to begin from December 30, here at the Mahalunge Balewadi Stadium.