Free Press Journal
  • Rising NPA in education loan propelling banks’ stress

    New Delhi: Amid the ongoing crisis caused by increasing Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) in the banking sector, default payment in education loans is adding on to this, the data released by the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) revealed.

  • Indian Women’s team to host England for ODIs in April

    New Delhi: The Cricket Council of India, Board of Cricket Council of India (BCCI) on Monday said the England Women’s Cricket team that will tour India in March next year will play a three-match ODI series as part of a bilateral agreement between the two Boards.

  • Mumbai: Selfie craze takes life of a 20-year-old youth

    Mumbai: In yet another case of selfie craze going extreme, a 20-year-old youth lost his life over this. The said incident happened when a group of six-seven Chembur-based youngsters went to Badlapur to celebrate their Christmas vacation but one of them drowned while trying to click selfie in the Badlapur river on Sunday.

  • Mumbai Crime: 13-year-old girl sexually assaulted twice in a week, man booked

    Crime against minors is rising in the Mumbai, another such incident came to light in Kandivali, where a man was booked for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Samta Nagar police in Kandivali have booked the man for sexually assaulting the 13-year-old twice in within a week.

  • McDonald shops in east, north India hit by supply woes: Vikram Bakshi

    New Delhi: McDonald’s estranged JV partner Vikram Bakshi has said nearly all outlets of the fast food chain in East India have been shut and several others in the north are on the brink of closure due to discontinuation of supplies by its logistics partner.

  • Ashes 2017-18: David Warner posts Boxing Day Test century after no-ball reprieve

    Melbourne: David Warner was handed a no-ball reprieve before posting a century to put Australia in a strong position over England on the opening day of the fourth Ashes Test, here today. Warner, who had been marooned in the 90s for over 40minutes, looked poised on 99 to bring up his century as he faced the last ball of debutant Tom Curran’s fifth over. But Warner top-edged a catch to mid-on and

  • Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma wedding

    Virushka Reception: Here is all you need to know about Virat and Anushka’s wedding reception in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma will host a lavish wedding reception party at ST. Regis today in Mumbai. The newly wed couple tied the knot on December 11 at Italy in a private ceremony. On December 21, they hosted a grand reception in New Delhi, it was graced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and few Indian Cricketers including, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan and Gautam Gambhir.

  • UP: Minor girl gang-raped at gunpoint

    Muzaffarnagar: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint by two youths at her house in Nagla Bajurg village here, police said today.

  • Indian Army crosses over LoC, kills three Pakistan soldiers

    Jammu and Kashmir: In retaliation to an earlier ceasefire violation, the Indian Army soldiers crossed over the Line of Control (LoC) to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Tuesday and killed three Pakistani troops, as per Intelligence sources. One Pakistani soldier was also injured.

  • Rajinikanth to announce stand on entering politics on December 31

    Chennai: Amid speculation over his entry in politics, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today said he will announce his stand on December 31.  Addressing his fans on the opening day of a six-day-long photo session with followers, the actor said he was hesitant to enter politics since he knew its dynamics.

  • Indore: Waking up to Santa magic and carnival in the air

    Indore: City celebrated Christmas with no less gaiety, grandeur and of course, gifts than other places in the world on Monday. As midnight masses and special religious functions were held in churches to mark the auspicious birth of Jesus Christ, let alone the Christians even people from all other communities as well thronged churches to witness the universal celebration and spent the day observing ‘eat, drink and merry’ principle with friends and family

  • Indore: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Serving people to serve the Guru

    Indore: Sikh community celebrated 351st birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh with religious fervour on Monday, as community members in large numbers thronged Khalsa College in city to attend the grand mass feast and ‘kirtan’ organised to mark the auspicious occasion.

  • Indore: Over 30 citizens pay the price of spitting in open

    Indore: Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Monday slapped fine of Rs 500 on more than 30 people for spitting in open. Toiling hard to retain cleanest city tag, IMC is leaving no stone unturned to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in and around the city. Recently, it made provision for penalising people found to be spitting in open.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex above 34,000, Nifty on new peak at 10,515

    Mumbai: Stock benchmarks crossed new milestones today, with the Sensex topping 34,000 for the first time and the Nifty hitting a fresh high of 10,515. The 30-share index crossed the 34,000-mark by jumping65.07 points, or 0.19 percent, to 34,005.37. The gauge had rallied 184.10 points in the previous session on Friday on the back of strong buying by domestic institutional investors.

  • Indore: Probe into Liberal college mass copying case begins

    Indore: A three-member committee constituted by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) to look into the alleged mass copying case that took place at Liberal College started its probe on Monday. Committee members comprising director of college development council, Sumant Katiyal, EMRC director Akhilesh Singh and School of Chemical Science head Ashok Sharma have been provided with all the papers related to case.

  • Indore: 2 injured in fight between relatives

    Indore: A 19-year-old youth, his mother and his uncle were threatened and thrashed by his relatives over some petty issue at Indrajeet Nagar in Rajendra Nagar area on Sunday. According to police, complainant Ashok Solanki alleged that his mother Sunita and grandmother Sushila were sitting outside their residence when Sunita’s brother Govind started abusing them over some petty issue.